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Recipes I've Shared:

Okra with Turkey Bacon and Cherry Tomatoes

A different take on a Southern favorite.

Skinnygirl™ Ladylike Lime Cocktail

A great low-calorie cocktail for Summer!

Butternut Squash and Bacon Casserole

I sometimes make this and freeze it in containers, along with seasoned spinach or cauliflower, for low cal work lunches!

40 Calorie Strawberry Muffins

A tasty low-calorie fix for a sweet tooth!

Skinny Chicken a la Creme

A tasty, low-calorie meal made in one pan for minimized clean-up!

Asian Pork Faux Stir Fry

A single-dish baked meal that allows you to enjoy the flavors of Asian cuisine without the extra calories.

Improvised Pasta Sauce

True story: I forgot to buy Marinara sauce, and realized I didn't have it when I tried to make dinner. So I went through my cabinet to see what I had to improvise with. This was the result. It may not be proper Marinara Sauce, but it's pretty good in a pinch!

Yogurt Blueberry Banana Bread

This is my own version of a tasty recipe from Nosh and Nourish. I have made a couple of changes in the interest of being even lower calorie. To see the original recipe, go to:

Mango Curry Oatmeal

Also known as "the World Foods Market Exploded, and It Made Breakfast," this is a unique, sweet, spicy oatmeal dish that is delicious and filling!

The World Foods Market Exploded, and It Made Breakfast

A unique, sweet, spicy oatmeal dish that is delicious and filling!

Peach and Mango Chutney

This hearty chutney is great as a side dish complementing a spicy entree, or baked on chicken with curry, garlic, and soy sauce.

Pork Chops with Orange and Parsley

My lower-calorie version of the recipe by the same name from Martha Stewart. You can see the original recipe at:

Skinnygirl Red Headed Cocktail

This is my version of the Red Headed Skinnygirl cocktail from wonderful Skinnygirl Vodka and Wines. You can see the original recipe at:

Chili Relleno Casserole

This is my (even lower calorie) version of the delicious Stuffed Pepper Casserole recipe from the Skinny Mom blog. I also put a more Mexican spin on it, because I am addicted to Chili Relleno, but don't need all the extra calories it contains. The original can be found at:

Magical Low Calorie Chocolate Cake

How can something this tasty have only eighty calories per serving? It must be magic!

Simple Vegetable Spaghetti

A great quick dinner for when you are the only one home.

Simple Spinach Spaghetti

Quick and Easy Cheesy, Tomatoey, Spinachy Goodness.

Cheesy Chicken Nachos

This is a great way to use leftover chicken. I'll admit that at 455 calories, this is not exactly the most low-cal meal your ever see, but compare it to the 1,000 calorie nachos at restaurants, and I think you'll agree it's a huge improvement!

Rasberry Martini

A delicious martini with only 101 calories.

Warm Breakfast Salad

A different and delicious breakfast with turkey sausage, onions, spinach and low fat ricotta.

When Monkeys Attack

Reduced calorie version of monkey bread

Smoked Ancho-espresso Rubbed Pork Chops

A delicious recipe that is easy to expand to feed any group!

Apple Chicken Quesadillas

A Healthy Twist on a Great Recipe!

Apple Butter Crescent Rolls

This is a reduced calorie version of a tasty recipe from Crystal and Co Blog.

Sesame Quinoa Spring Rolls

This is a great recipe from iHerb's Healthy Haven Blog.

Pumpkin and Cider Stove Top Mac n' Cheese with Turkey Bacon

This is a lower-cal remake of a unique and mouth-watering recipe from Bakeaholic Mama's wonderful blog.

Madame Minerva's Medium Chili

Get it? Madame Minerva's MEDIUM Chili? Medium as in psychic? LOL! :) This is a sweet and spicy chili recipe I invented one year for Halloween. It's great with bratwursts or with sweet corn bread.


400 Calories... But so worth it! This is a great way to treat yourself if you are well under your calorie count for the day.

Spinach and Mushroom Alfredo

Don't be scared by the amount of garlic in this recipe... It really is not overpowering. This dish is not only tasty, but also filling! Start with a small helping, because you'll be surprised how little it takes to satisfy you!

Lower Calorie Pancakes

These pancakes are the basis for a winning breakfast that won't wreak havoc on your diet!

Side Salad

A tasty, dressing-free salad that is great as a side dish!

Chicken Taco Salad

Simple, quick and tasty.

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Crazy Kat's Sweet and Tangy Salad

A delicious and healthy salad for those, who like me, are not fans of salad dressing.