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Recipes I've Shared:

Instant pot marinara

Adapted from an Allrecipes recipe

Frittata in piemaker

Adapted from a recipe by The Annoyed Thyroid

Very Good (1 rating)
PB2 Gomae


Incredible! (1 rating)
Stuffed peppers

Stuffed peppers

Stuffed peppers

Stuffed peppers

Incredible! (1 rating)
Mint sauce

Mint sauce

Incredible! (1 rating)
Caesar salad


Rice pudding

English style

Carrot pineapple muffins after UBC

Adapted from the UBC recipe on Vaneats

Carrot zucchini muffins

Adapted from a recipe in Magnificent Muffins Cookbook

Pineapple muffins

Adapted from a recipe in Magnificent Muffins Cookbook.

Instant pot beef stew

Beef stew, fairly light

Instant pot rice pudding

Adapted from a recipe

Waldorfesque salad

No grapes or walnuts

Banana chocolate muffins

Adapted from a Dole recipe

Pasta sauce

Low(-ish) fat

Apricot muffins (12)

Adapted from "Magnificent Muffins Cookbook"

Cawl (Welsh lamb stew)

A lamb stew for St. David's Day.

Sponge cake

Adapted from a Delia Smith recipe.

Mini fruit pie

Use leftover pastry and whatever fruits you have.

Chicken and Vegetable Bake

Adapted from a SOS Cuisine recipe

Oyster mushroom sauce

Adapted from "The Happy Herbivore"

Basa, crispy baked

Adapted from a recipe

Blackberry cobbler

Adapted from a Driscoll's recipe. Note: Makes 8 servings, not 16

Peas and lettuce

This is adapted from a recipe on

Salmon fish cakes

Adapted from a Jamie Oliver recipe


Adapted from a recipe by the Heart and Stroke Foundation

Zucchini soup

Zucchini Vache-qui-rit soup. Can be made with roma tomatoes peeled, seeded and cooked (or canned), or with asparagus, or with anything.

Mushrooms, sweet and sour

Adapted from a recipe by Tzu Chi University

Bulgogi, Korean pork and pear

Can use pork or beef, both cut very thin.

Batter pudding, plum

Apparently this dish is called a clafouti. Whatever it's called, it's delicious and not too harmful.

Raspberry cheesecake

Adapted from a Driscoll's recipe.

Bread, pizza dough rolls

Adapted from the recipes that came with a Proctor Silex bread machine.

Sweet and sour pineapple pork

Adapted from a Food Network chicken recipe.

Chocolate cake, steamed, 2 layers, frosted

Adapted from the recipe at

French-toast sticks, peach stuffed

Adapted from an recipe

Salad dressing, sushi-bar style

Adapted from an recipe by Marbelet

Cabbage/vinegar salad

Adapted from Cookpad.

Gallette, peach

This can be made with any fruit. You can add sweetener and vanilla to the pastry.

Bran muffins, Quaker

Bran muffins, adapted from the recipe on the Quaker bran box.

Fruit salad

Use whatever fruits are in season

Spinach pies, individual

Spanakopita, sort of.

Mini-quiche, pie-maker

This makes 4 mini-quiches to be cooked in a pie-maker, plus some extra bits of pastry.

Individual meatloaf.

Meatloaf made in a muffin pan.

Apple cake, Cinzia's batter recipe

This is adapted from a recipe on the SOS Cuisine site. It works with peaches or pears as well.

Berry soda cake by Lesley210

Makes a good breakfast - lighter than a muffin since there is no fat.

Cake mix

Keep a vanilla pod in a jar of Splenda, and use that Splenda in this recipe.

Arty Cakes curry

This recipe is adapted from one by Maha Muhammed, who posts as Arty Cakes or Arti Cakes.

Greek salad

Greek salad with light feta


A lighter version

Chow mein

Can be made with any meat sliced very thin, and any vegetables.

Mango and cilantro sauce

Adapted from jubes at

Chicken and vegetable curry

Chicken and vegetable curry

French onion soup (sort of)

This is the broth from a slow-cooked chicken with onions, defatted. No salt added.

Shirazi Salad

Adapted from

Raw veggies, broccoli

Use whatever vegetables you have.

Dried mixed fruit

Use whatever fruits and nuts you fancy.

Mango salsa

Adapted from Mango Salsa with Red Bell Pepper at

Strawberry lassi

You can use any fruit.

Raw veggies

Use whatever vegetables you have that can be eaten raw.

Buttermilk berry muffins

Adapted from a "Joy of Baking" recipe. I use a mix of several different frozen berries such as blueberries, cranberries, raspberries, blackberries or chopped strawberries.

Vegetable and rice frittata

Adapted from a heart and Stroke Foundation recipe

Very Good (1 rating)

Biscuit topping for stew

This cheese-scone recipe can be used for stew, or made as free-standing scones. It's adapted from the BBC's Good Food.

Lime ricotta muffins

Adapted from a recipe by Sylvia Main

Sesame bean candies

No sugar, salt or fat added, so a good substitute for candies.

Turkey meatballs in marinara and spinach

This is adapted from a Dole recipe from the Dole newsletter.


Little steamed savoury custards. Based on the "Cooking with Dog" recipe.

Incredible! (1 rating)
Asparagus and crab crepes

This is what I thought "Crab and asparagus crepes" would be until I read the whole recipe. Same ingredients (mostly), slightly more heart-healthy and easier and quicker to make.


Can be savoury or sweet.

Instant pot Pea soup

Based on French Canadian pea soup.

Cranberry sauce

Cranberry sauce, NSA

Bread sauce

Needs a double boiler. Use with poultry.

Chicken and cauliflower curry

Any vegetables can be used, or none.

Apple crumble

Can be made with berries or any other fruit


Quick version.

Raisin bread

Good for loaves or hot-cross buns


Can be filled with veggies, grated cheese, fried mushrooms or anything else.

Sweet and sour sauce

Good with any meat or fish.

Soup veggies

Use whatever vegetables you have. These are just what we happened to have this time.

Hollandaise sauce

This is from EatingWell, modified.

Mushroom soup

Can be made with all milk or half milk, half water.

Tuna pancakes

For two people, use half the batter to make regular pancakes first, then add tuna, peppers, onion, parsley and pepper to the rest.

Milk jellies

Almost nothing but skim milk in them.


No fat or sugar.

Healthy Welsh cakes

To make them even healthier, use wholewheat flour.

Veggie frittata

A lighter frittata

Incredible! (1 rating)
Chia bread

This bread is made with olive oil, chia seeds and oats.

Fudge Frosting

This frosting goes with the steamed chocolate cupcakes if wished, or any other cake, but it's not heart healthy. It can be replaced by fat-free, sugar-free vanilla yogurt, or custard, or left out altogether.

Steamed chocolate cup cakes

This recipe can be made as 12 cupcakes or as one whole cake. It has no butter, no added sugar, no egg yolks and no added salt, but it's delicious.

Heart-smart almond biscotti

These have much healthier ingredients than regular biscotti, but still taste wonderful.

Recipe Collections I've Shared:

Metabolic syndrome diet
As low as possible on fat, sugar, salt and especially cholesterol, and using olive oil or almond oil instead of butter, and egg-whites instead of whole eggs.
Occasional treats