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Recipes I've Shared:

Basic Cream Puffs

These are a lot easier to make than you might think.


Very Good (2 ratings)
Mushroom Bean Soup

Flavorful and filling!

Vegan Red Sauce

Great with pasta or pizza

Sausage Egg Strata

This dish looks impressive and tastes amazing!

British Scones

Rich and yummy!

Spicy Mango Shrimp

Serve this over rice or salad greens for a memorable meal.

Blueberry Egg Strata

High protein, low-carb, and delicious!

Beans and Rice Soup

Low calories and rich flavors make this very satisfying.

Chocolate Banana Pie

A not-too-guilty sweet treat


Incredible! (1 rating)
Meaty Tomato Sauce

This sauce freezes up for easy use on pasta, chicken, or pizza!

Fanny's Loaf

Crusty and delicious!

Sauerkraut Chicken

This hearty meal cooks itself in a rock pot!

Pineapple Tapioca

A tropical dessert

Brown Bran Apple Betty

Fast, easy, and not too much guilt

Lentil Bean Soup

Heraty, filling, and easy to make.

Cheesy Tuna Mac

Fast, easy, and delicious.

Southwest Breakfast Skillet

This easy-to-make skillet is sure to satisfy!

Banana Rhubarb Pie

The rhubarb adds just enough tang to make this a special treat.

ZuBean Soup

Hearty, rich, and satisfying!

Ham, Beans and Greens Soup

Richly satisfying and easy to make.

Chicken and Rice with Mushrooms

This is one of the easiest meals to make. Just assemble it and pop it in the oven. It reheats well, too!

Easy popovers

These airy delights can be stuffed with scrambled eggs or enjoyed with low-sugar fruit preserves.

GastriKate's 2021 Hoppin' John

A delicious family tradition.

Russian Teacakes

A family holiday tradition worth keeping.


Very Good (1 rating)
Black Beans and Rice

Filling, satisfying, and delicious.

Sugar & Fat Free Tapioca

Satisfying and not a big splurge.


Incredible! (1 rating)
Sausage Lettuce Wraps

Healthy, flavorful, and delicious!

Black Bean Soup with Brown Rice

Rich and satisfying and easy to make - dig in!

Turkey and Mushroom Soup

A great way to use those holiday leftovers!

Roasted Broccoli and Sweet Potato

Low calorie, big taste, and easy to make.

Cheesy Chicken Bake

Versatile, fast, and delicious!

Steamed Persimmon Pudding

Ultra rich, but impressive!


Incredible! (1 rating)
Hazelnut Cocoa

A holiday treat!

Turkey Soup with Wild Rice

A great way to use all those holiday leftovers!

Apple-Onion Stuffing

You can have your stuffing and eat it, too!
This is a great, low-calorie way of enjoying a stuffed turkey or chicken.

Married Soup

This twist on traditional Italian Wedding Soup has no pasta balls.

Balsamic Pears

This side dish can serve equally well as a uniquely flavorful dessert, but with very few calories.

Spiced Pears

Elegant and sweet, this dessert looks as good as it tastes, but the calories won't hurt you.

Tomato Sauce with Sausage and Mushrooms

Delicious over spiralized zucchini, pasta, or added to soups, this is a good standby to keep ready in the freezer.


Very Good (3 ratings)
Berry Delight

Satisfy your sweet tooth while giving your body what it really needs.

Curried Pumpkin and Apple Soup by GastriKate

This soup is rich and fragrant, with just the right amount of heat.

Apple Yogurt Soufflé by GastriKate

Inspired by a recipe from Joy of Cooking


Very Good (1 rating)
Chicken and Barley Porridge

Richly satisfying - a little goes a long way.

Red Sauce

Used on pasta, zucchini noodles, or in eggplant parmesan, this red sauce is very versatile and can be frozen for later use.

Country Loaf by GastriKate

Crispy crust and soft center make this one of my all time favorite breads.

Summer Bean Soup by GastriKate

A great way to use all those summer vegies!

Zucchini Slaw by GastriKate

Refreshing and healthful, with a twist!

Minestrone by GastriKate

Inexpensive, delicious, and satisfying.


Very Good (2 ratings)
Ground Beef Pizza by GastriKate

'Cuz sometimes you want pizza.


Very Good (3 ratings)
Roasted Almonds by GastriKate

Crunchy and delicious!

This snack is far less expensive when made at home.
If you have your own almond tree, it's practically free!

Goulash by GastriKate

A long time favorite.

Guacamole by GastriKate

Rich, creamy, and delicious!

Fish Taco Salad II

Lots of delicious nutrition!

Zucchini Tomato Egg Bake by GastriKate

For breakfast or dinner, this is sure to satisfy!

Summer Squash and Sausage by GastriKate

This is a flavorful way to enjoy summer squash.


Very Good (1 rating)
Banana Cream Pie with Meringue by GastriKate

Because we all need pie once in a while.

Beef and barley soup by GastriKate

Rich and satisfying.
Can be frozen for eating later.

Zucchini Frittata by GastriKate

Very satisfying. Can be served hot or cold.


Very Good (4 ratings)
Cucumber Salad by GastriKate

Crisp, fresh, and easy.

Pasta Salad by Gastrikate

Filling, refreshing, and delicious!

Fish Taco Salad

Lots of satisfying nutrition!

Giant Pancake by Kate

This is a splurge, but every once in a while....

Gastrikate's Apricot Pie

Plain. Simple. Delicious!

Chicken and rice soup by Kate

The green beans add nice color and flavor

Swiss Chard Frittata

This makes a delicious, high-protein snack.


Incredible! (1 rating)
Beans and Greens Soup

Eat as much as you want!

Kate's Goulash

Simple and satisfying.

Kate's Pesto

Pesto doesn't need nuts to be delicious.


Very Good (1 rating)
Cardamom Orange Marmalade

Crazy delicious.


Very Good (1 rating)
Ham and rice soup

These flavors keep you coming back for more!

Scalloped potatoes with ham and yogurt

Filling, delicious, and easy to make.

GastriKate's Blueberry Buckle

More fruit than anything else, you're going to want to eat it all!

GastriKate's French Bread

When you crave bread, making it yourself is the only way to go. It tastes better, takes longer, and fills your home with the most amazing smell!

GastriKate's Chicken and Barley Soup

Light, healthy, satisfying - perfect to store in the freezer for when someone comes down with a cold.

GastriKate's Persimmon Pudding

Rich and flavorful - totally worth the splurge!

GastriKate's Summer Vegies w/ Beans & Lit'l Smokies

Not sure how or why, but this soup just tastes amazing.

Green Tomato Pie with Rum Raisins

This is a tasty way to use up those year end tomatoes that won't have time to ripen.


Very Good (2 ratings)
2019 Hoppin' John

New Years' Day always features hoppin' john at our house - a sign of good health and prosperity for the coming year.

Beef & Barley

Richly satisfying, this soup is delicious!

Cowboy Soup

Colorful, tasty, and filling

Easy Maple Applesauce

Tasty, easy, and delicious!

Rosh's Chicken Stew

Rich, flavorful, and satisfying

Persimmon Raisin Bars

Pace yourself with these yummy treats! They make great snacks for get togethers.

Ratatouille for Four

This is a delicious way to use those summer vegetables!

Bratty Pumpkin Soup

Rich and satisfying

Summer Vegies with Beef

Savory and satisfying

Ham Bean Soup

Simply satisfying.

Chocolate Zucchini Cake

It's a splurge, but it's worth it!

Zucchini Lasagne

Lasagne never tasted so good! And no pasta!

Vegetable Bean Soup

Low calorie and easy to make, this soup fills you up.

Basic Vegetable and Beef Soup

Simple to make and always satisfying.

Yellow Italian Tomato Sauce

Delicious over spiralized summer squash!

Tuna Salad Bliss

Sweet, tangy, filling, and healthy!

Butternut and lentil soup with ham

Rich, satisfying, and low calorie!

Remoulade III

Delicious on fish and chicken!

Cabbage Salad

Refreshing and satisfying

Cock-a-leekie soup with pork

Rustic meets robust in this healthy, filling soup

GastriKate's Beef Stew

Rich, flavorful, and healthy.

Red Cabbage Slaw

Crisp & refreshing

Butternut Squash Soup

Warm, rich, and satisfying

Summer Vegetable & Beef Soup

Easy to make and very satisfying

Oxtail with Barley

Rich, flavorful, and simple!

GastriKate's Beef & Bean Soup

Simple to make and very satisfying.

GastriKate's Hoppin' John

No New Years Day would be the same without this delicious and nutritious favorite!

GastriKate's Lentil Stew

Filling, easy to make and delicious!

Jambalaya

This an easy dish to make and it's very satisfying.

GastriKate's Crockpot Beef & Barley Soup

Hearty & delicious! A great cold weather meal!

Sheri Moore's Peanut Butter Cookies

They don't get any better than this!

Resolute Biscotti

When your commitment to healthy eating falters, these delicious biscotti can help you stay resolute!
(From La Dolce Vita 1993)

GastriKate's Ham, Potato & Leek Soup

Hearty and delicious! Perfect for colder weather.

GastriKate's Mexican Chili

Rich, flavorful, easy to make, and just what you need on a cold, wet day. Add some corn bread and a glass of Sangria for a perfect meal!

GastriKate's Healthful Salad

My husband says about this salad, "Damn, that's good!" A nutritional powerhouse and easy to prepare, the colors and flavors make this an exceptional meal.

GastriKate's Winter Bean Soup

Rich, filling, cozy, and practically fat free, this is the perfect soup for satisfying cravings and pumping up nutrition without padding your waistline!

GastriKate's Turkey Soup

A delicious solution to all those holiday leftovers! These are the ingredients that I had available, but the same idea can be used with dozens of other ingredient combinations!

GastriKate's Cranberry Chutney

Unlike traditional canned cranberry sauce, this chutney offers depth of flavor and a little bite that will make anything less seem bland.

GastriKate's Do-Able Cream Puffs

When you simply have to have a treat, this one will satisfy without sabotaging.

GastriKate's Tomato & Sausage Pasta

Rich, flavorful, and great with some crusty French bread



Recipe Collections I've Shared:

Kate's Remoulade