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Recipes I've Shared:

Easy Lentils - ElaineHN

This is such a basic recipe, just a starting point to customize as you like. Maybe more like 'general instructions' if you've never cooked lentils before.

Creamy Chicken & Pasta

Wholesome, home-made, no salt added - healthier than super indulgent/rich/restaurant dishes - but not specifically a low-cal low-fat 'diet' specific dish.

Very Good (11 ratings)
Buffalo Chicken Nuggets

Miss going out for wings? These nuggets should help!

Very Good (20 ratings)
Un-stuffed Cabbage

Just as tasty as stuffed cabbage leaves without all the extra work!

Incredible! (3 ratings)
Reduced Fat Cheese Log or Ball

Perfect for a Bridal or Baby Shower or other event

Chili Lime Tilapia

Delicious, EASY, but looks elegant!

Very Good (34 ratings)
Spinach Artichoke Dip

Delicious served hot with toasted bagel or pita chips and can also be served as a cold dip.

Very Good (27 ratings)
ElaineHN's Black Bean & Corn Salad

Great as a Side dish or a Salsa served with Fish, Chicken or Pork

Very Good (15 ratings)
Italian Chick Pea & Tomato Salad

Quick & Easy to prepare.

Very Good (1 rating)
ElaineHN's Tex-Mex Black Beans

Super side dish, lunch entree, or salad topper!

1 of everything Chili - EASY

A Quick & Easy Chili Recipe that can be prepared 'last minute' if needed.

Very Good (42 ratings)
ElaineHN's Hummus

Quick & Easy dip made w/o Tahini

Brownie Stew

Warm & very Filling ... and a great way to dress up canned goods!

Very Good (11 ratings)
Orange Pineapple Ambrosia

A lighter version of great granny's recipe!

Very Good (30 ratings)
Baked Pasta Casserole

Can be made with any shape pasta you like. Add extra veggies when available.

Very Good (4 ratings)
Watermelon Feta & Red Onion Salad

An unexpected but refreshing combination of flavors!

Strawberry Cheese Panini

a lighter version from the Publix Apron Meals recipe file

Very Good (4 ratings)
Fruit Parfaits

Turn ordinary fruit into a delicious 100 calorie Dessert!

Very Good (14 ratings)
Easy Chicken Pot Pie

Super quick and easy to prepare ... much healthier than the frozen or fast food alternatives!

Very Good (19 ratings)
An-Apple-a-Day Cole Slaw

Crisp & Refreshing

Very Good (3 ratings)
Apples ala Creme'

Like Apple Pie AlaMode ... but better for you!

Very Good (4 ratings)
ElaineHN's Oriental Cole Slaw

Light, Crisp & a change from the usual!

Very Good (7 ratings)
Flat out Pizza

Customize this Delicious Pizza to your personal tastes!

Broccoli & Cauliflower Salad

Keep this in the frig for a snack, salad or side dish.

Very Good (142 ratings)
Buffalo Chicken Dip

A great party dip that all my friends ask for everytime we have a cook out or party!

Very Good (201 ratings)
Caramel Apple Salad

Great as a side dish or dessert!

Very Good (79 ratings)
Coconut Dream Pie

The most un-diet-like diet-friendly dessert ever!

Very Good (2 ratings)
Lightened Coconut Cake

Still a decadent treat but about half the calories of the original.

Make Ahead English Muffin Breakfast Casserole

Prepare the night before for an easy but elegant special occasion breakfast or brunch.

Very Good (15 ratings)
Mock Beef Stroganoff

A great dish to make using left over pot roast!

Very Good (24 ratings)
Mock Frappuccino or Mocha Latte

Not as authentic as Starbucks, but and EASY, inexpensive way to get a nice coffee/chocolate fix without leaving home.

Very Good (37 ratings)
Oatmeal Creme Brulee

Great for Breakfast, dessert or snack!

Very Good (159 ratings)
Banana Bread Pancakes

Higher in Protein & Fiber and lower in Fat and Carbs than regular pancakes!

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ElaineHN's Recipes
These are basic recipes for meals I cook for my family. Most everything I cook is fairly quick & easy. They may not be the lightest or lowest in fat/calories/carbs, etc. ... but they are generally 'improved' and somewhat 'healthier' versions of family favorites I prepared in the past. ENJOY!