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World's Healthiest & Easiest Fudge

Original recipe credited to Kelly, a girl with a whisk, a camera, and a dream who has created the site
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Chicken Mexican Style Crock Pot

Changed up original recipe submitted by SparkPeople user AJDONOVAN

HOT Bean Crockpot Dip Appetizer

I like it HOT so to tame this down you can omit or limit the Louisiana Hot sauce and crushed Red Pepper

Spicy Hot Soup of Black Beans, Tomatoes, F/F Refried Beans, Corn & Brown Rice

Made this on the spot by tweaking up the 5-ingredient soup here on SP. Changed out to F/F refried beans and used NO SODIUM bullion. Added spices, leeks tomatoes and instant brown rice.

Largely Leeky Potato Soup

Yummmmm on a cold winter day!!!

Very Good (3 ratings)
Caramel Corn - Homemade

Changed up SP Cookbook recipe by Chef_Meg
Serving size = 3 cups each

Chicken & Black Bean Cassoulet

I found this recipe in a Diabetes, The Healthy Living Magazine while waiting in a Dr. office and thought this sounded easy and delicious for COLD WINTER dinner!

Although I did change it up a bit you can find original recipe at

Italian Seasoning - Homemade Spice Mix

Like homemade over store bought - can control and know what is in my food!!

Cinnamon Apple French Toast Casserole

Prepare the night before so the flavors have time to soak into the dry bread cubes.

Revised Cornbread Waffles

Originally submitted by user CAMILLEWWJD and I tweaked recipe a bit. Serving size is 1/4 of a waffle but normal adult would probably eat 2 or 1/2 a waffle.
Not bad with a little SF syrup to dip in.


Taken from Kellogg's Rice Crispy's site but modified a bit to create an even healthier version!

Per serving this recipe reduced -
Calories by 190.7
Total fat by 14.7 g
Sodium by 211 mg
…if recipe was made accordingly to original

Tomato Vegetable Rice Soup

Rather HI in Sodium - I'm working on revising - less cans and more fresh ingredients to come!

Irish Soda Bread

One of the easiest breads to make. Prepare it for St. Patrick's Day, or anytime of the year for teatime or breakfast.

Modified HERSHEY'S "Especially Dark" Chocolate - Cake only

Need to add cost of frosting on to - see frosting recipe
Especially Dark Chocolate Frosting (modified too)

Spinach Vegetable Soup

Who doesn't like soup on a nice cold day...

Healthier Crustless Spinach Quiche

Creamy, delicious and Healthy too with 137 fewer calories!!

Apple-a-Day Smoothie

A Prevention Mag recipe with some variations!!! Yum...

Healthy Pillsbury Moist Supreme German Chocolate Cake w/ Frosting

This recipe includes cake and frosting in total count!
Cake total Cals - 1,218.4
Frosting Cals = 931,6
Total Cals = 2,150.0 divide by # of servings??
Made 1 - 9" cake and cut into 10 pcs.- 215 per piece

Healthy Pillsbury Chocolate Fudge Brownies

A little modification and a little smaller serving I was able to & shaved off 76 calories per brownie from original of 160. Just by substituting eggs substitute in place of the eggs;
decreasing the oil to 1/8 cup from 1/2 cup;
increasing the water to 1/2 cup from 1/4 cup;
**and even added 1/2 oz Nut Topping
Cut into 30 pcs for 9x13 pan

Incredible! (2 ratings)
Hungry Girl's Diet Soda Cake plus Frosting

WOW so easy and so little calories... Cake recipe is from Hungry Girl - Frosting my own creation

Very Good (3 ratings)
Mini Crustless Spinach Quiche Cups

Great to eat on the run...for a quick "warm" breakfast

Very Good (1 rating)
Tasty Center-Cut Pork Chops wth Gravy

Add variety by substituting skinless chicken tenders or breast in place of pork

Taco Salad

Each serving layered individually on plate for serving.

Very Good (1 rating)
Homemade Taco Seasoning Mix - Low Sodium**

This recipe @ 20 calories / 17.3 mg Sodium = 1 tsp

Store bought @ 15 calories / 560 mg Sodium = 1 tsp

Homemade BBQ - Barbecue Sauce

Great to use in recipes or by it's self.

Confetti rice

Colorful side dish with any meal. Tastey and healthy too!

Bratwurst & Beer Oktoberfest Pie

An original Bisquick recipe revised

Very Good (1 rating)
Chicken with Dijon & Apricot Sauce

Yummmmm! Recipe from Susan's Powter "C'mon America LET'S EAT!" Cookbook. Did make a few healthy exchanges and shaved off 320 calories from original recipe - 80 per servings! WHOO HOO!!

Spicy Red Spaghetti Pasta Sauce w/Meat

One recipe that tastes better when served the 2nd time around. This some what spicy red sauce sauce has a ‘nice tang’ but you can omit tomatoes w/Green Chilies for an additional can of regular for a milder taste. I usually double this recipe and freeze for great healthy and fast meals at a later date.

Kevin's Chocolate Pancakes

Make the the night before and enjoy a great morning breakfast.

Crunchy Fudge Bran Cookies

Great CHOCOLATE fix!!!

Crunchy Fish Fillets

Recipe taken fromk Susan Powter's "C'mon America Let's Eat!" Use this and know one would never know the fish was not fried!!!

Add what ever type of fish such as Orange Roughy, Ocean Perch or other mild, firm-textured fish.

Healthier Banana Cinnamon Raisin Muffins

Lower fat, Lower sugar, Lower calories

Teriyaki Brown Rice & Chicken Dinner

All in one meal; Quick and easy; Just add a salad, fruit and your meal is complete!! Enjoy

Chicken Spinach Florentine

Wonderful tasting meal and quick too!! Serving portions are good size and very filling.

Incredible! (1 rating)
Broccoli Walnut Salad

Wonderful and taste; Great for an add-on or just to eat by it’s self!

Easy Teriyaki Chicken & Brown Rice Dinner

Quick - Easy & Delicious! Serve with a green salad and fruit, and your dinner is complete!

Original Teriyaki Sauce recipe (made in advance) was submitted by HEALTHIERLYNN
Under HealthierLynn's Teriyaki Sauce; Since recipe made-16oz I recalculated serving size to 1 fl ounce @ 13.8 Calories each. NOTE: 1/2 cup only 55.2 calories, if using store bought check if calorie difference

Teriyaki Sauce - Homemade

Original submitted by: HEALTHIERLYNN
This makes16oz; 1 serving = 1 fl ounce

Chili Stew

Quick Microwave & Healthy.
Made with Homemade Chili Seassoning Mix to lower sodium

The BEST Scratch Low Calorie Chocolate Brownies Ever!

Easy to make and very tasty. Low in calories and sodium also so these are a win ~ win treat

**Powdered Sugar & Cooking spray too little to count in calories

Healthy Cranberry Chocolate & Applesauce Muffins

Original recipe from with a few “healthy” modifications. Since it was near St. Patty's Day I sprinkled these with a little GREEN powdered sugar to make them a bit more festive.

Very Good (3 ratings)
Slow Cook Barbeque Country Pork Ribs

Original recipe ubmitted by: JBIGGS3, but I revised to cook in crock pot.

Peanut Butter Chocolights

I revamped an original recipe named Peanut Butter Spotlights from "Old-Fashion Country Cookies" cookbook. Now less than half the original calories, used mini chocolate chips in place of candy coated peanut butter pieces. Oh soo good!

Morning Glory Muffins

Revised Glorious Morning Muffns from Gold Medal recipe. Lower in calories, fat abd sodium. Great morning treat!

Simply Fried Rice

Low Sodium and low in calories too!
Tweaked original recipe from SparkPeople user JANETTE0K

Slow Cook Southwestern Chicken "Tweaked"

Credit goes to SparkPeople user JOROTZ for original recipe - I just tweeked it a bit and lessend calories and sodium but FAT is up slightly.

Oatmeal & Wheat Chocolate Pancakes

Tasty and nutritious with a hint of chocoate.

Chocolate Devil's Food Cake w/Creamy Chocolate Frosting

VERY LOW in calories & very delicious;

GET CREATIVE ~ mIX & match different cake mixes with different diet pops to make different types of cakes.

Incredible! (1 rating)
Pineapple Pudding Spice Cake

No Frosting needed. Fat-Free Cool Whip (not included in calorie count) could be added atop of piece when served in place of frosting. Very Tasty!!!

Very Good (9 ratings)
Peachy Garlic Top Round Beef Roast

Tasty and easy beef roast.

Modified Chocolate Semi-Sweet Chip Cookies

Started with Toll House original cookie recipe and modified to include some substitute products such as whole wheat flour, Twin sugar substitute, Country Crock and Egg Beaters and was able to reduce calories, add healthy alternatives and save the taste.

Greatest Low Calorie Chocolate Brownies Ever!

These are easy to make, tasty and very low in calories at 53 per brownie. Low in sodium also so these are a win ~ win desert your family & friends will love but never know how good they really are!! To increase protein source just add your favorite nuts; add an ounce of nuts to batter before pouring into prepared pan. Be sure to include the added calories of the nuts if added.

For parties - why not double this recipe and bake in a 9x13 pan.

**Powdered Sugar & Cooking spray too little to count in calories

Glazed Strawberry Pork Loin with Gravy

This is a delicious pork roast recipe. Calorie count also includes gravy!!

Very Good (12 ratings)
Spicy & Tasty Mexican Lasagna Casserole

Very filling super delicious, and SPICY!! You can tone down the spiciness by substituting plain Diced Tomatoes instead of ones with Green Chilies as I do.

Very easy to make & bake. I usually serve along with brown rice.

Very Good (2 ratings)
Buttermilk & Cornbread Buscits

Half & half mixture of each to make a yummy biscuit.

Very Good (2 ratings)
Crispy Crusted Baked Chicken Tenders

Fast, easy, delicious and low in calories too!!

Banana Brand Chocolate Chip Muffins

Low calorie treats to quench the tinge for those chocolate lovers.

Instant Brown Rice Pilaf w/Walnuts

Easy side dish and low calories too!

Potato Bacon & Ranch Side Dish

A taste potato side dish with less than 200 calories per serving. At about 4.6 ounces each serving (a little more than a cup) makes for a great dish with any meal.

Low-Fat Hearty Macaroni & Cheese Dish

Not only low fat, but also low calories at under 200 per serving. Great main meal or side dish too.

Quick and Easy Oven / Grilled Potatoes

Easy side for any meal. Oven bake or wrap in tin foil and place on grill.

Marinated Cold Vegetable Salad

Wonderful dish to serve up at a picnic or anywhere a cold dish is requeted. Great Tasting!!