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Turmeric Ginger Juice Shots

Anti-inflammatory juice combination that is very tasty AND costs much less than a similar product sold in the health food store.

Vegan Cashew Cheeze Ball

I was skeptical... but it's GOOD and really does taste cheesy!
You can roll it in nuts, dried fruit, herbs, whatever suits your fancy and it's beautiful.

DRESSING: Lemon Turmeric Tahini

Tangy, bright yellow dressing that really makes salads pop!

Vegan White Bean Pesto

Makes a delicious dip, sandwich spread, topping for pasta/potatoes, or... you name it!

Turmeric Citrus Quinoa

Yummy on its own or as a side, warm or cold.

Coconut Chia Blueberry Ice Pops

You can substitute any fruit, or omit the fruit for coconutty goodness.

Chickpea Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough

Surprisingly good and vegan! I like to roll it into little balls and freeze them.

Almond Cucumber Gazpacho

My friend Marta told me her family often had this in Spain. It is delicious and quite different from American style gazpacho.

Cool Pineapple Gazpacho

Delicious for hot summer days!

PBJ Cookies

Easy to make - fun for the kids!

Okara Sausage (VEGAN)

What to do with the leftover pulp when you make your own soy milk (okara)? Make vegan sausage!
(Adapted from a recipe by Mother Earth News c. 1983)

Aquafaba Meringue Cookies

Aquafaba is the liquid drained from a can of chickpeas or other beans (that we usually throw out).

Jamaican Jerk Bean Stew

Used Jamaican Jerk artisanal seasoned olive oil.

Fig sauce or jam

Good on bread, ice cream, pancakes, biscuits, or makes a nice gift.

Slow Cooker Palak Paneer

Tracking only. Spices need some work.

Slow Cooker Jook / Congee with Brown Rice

Really comforting when you are sick.

brown rice medley

Add sweet or savory dressing of your choice!

Sausage Borscht

Beet and onion soup with extra lean sausage.

Baked Beans with Summer Sausage

Throw-together to use up leftover sausage.

Chickpea Coconut Curry Soup

You can modify this a thousand ways and have a different soup every time, always delicious.

Lentil, Ham and Potato Soup

This winter comfort food is a great way to use up leftover ham.

Ham Hash (measured in grams)

Great for everyday or to use up leftover ham.
I use this as a one-dish meal, but if served with other side dishes, reduce portion size accordingly.

Aunt Delma's Biscuits

Basic biscuits for everyday.

Egg Salad (made with FF Mayo)

This was made using SmartBeat Fat Free mayonnaise.

Warm Roasted Corn Salad with Feta

Warm corn salad, easy to make and a great side dish for a potluck or picnic.

Slow Cooker Coconut Chicken Curry

Yummeh dish for the crockpot!

Apricot Ice Milk

Ice cream freezer + apricot tree = YUM.

Bean Pumpkin Soup

This started out as leftover beans and ended up yummeh!

Slow Cooker Feijoada with Pinto Beans

There are many variations on this Brazilian black bean dish, and since I have about a year's supply of pintos, I thought I would give them a try.

Chorizo - Extra Lean

Chorizo was something I really missed once I started dieting, then I discovered how easy it is to make sausage from extra lean ground meats. Yay!

Tuna Cornbread Pie

A favorite in our family. The original recipe used cream of mushroom soup but our family needs it to be lactose free.

Canja de Galinha (Brazilian Chicken Soup)

Chicken soup seems to be a universal comfort food.

Southwestern Corn and Bean Salad

I love this because it's super quick and easy and makes a cool meal in summertime.

Very Good (1 rating)
Aloo Matar Keema (Ground beef curry with potatoes and peas)

Pakistani recipe featufing minced meat with potatoes and peas in a flavorful curry sauce.

Makes 12 servings (about 1/2 cup).

Cabbage, Bean and Sausage Soup

Low fat version of a recipe my aunt sent me years ago.

Spicy Pork Breakfast Sausage - Extra Lean

When I saw the calorie and fat count on the "lowfat" breakfast sausage in the store, I decided to make my own using extra lean pork. It turned out great, and only took a few minutes.

Nonfat Sweet Lassi

This is good and satisfying when I get home from class hungry but too late in the evening to eat. It also helps me get enough protein.

Easy Hummus

This is my reward for eating veggie sticks!

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Things to make with Yogurt
More protein!!!
Side Dishes - Veggies
So many great recipes on SP, but I almost always need to change something for taste and/or health reasons. Here are my results.
Main Dishes, Casseroles and so on
Bread and Baked Goods