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Recipes I've Shared:

Gluten Free Chocolate Chip Cookies

Big Tree Farms. Batter is diabetes friendly. Not sure about the chocolate chips!

Sue's Homemade Pizza

See my recipes for Lighter Pizza Crust and Pizza sauce in my recipe box.

Lighter Pizza Crust

Stretching the dough as opposed to rolling makes a more authentic dough. Aging in the refrigerator (tightly wrapped) for 24 hours also lends to a better flavor. Baking on parchment eliminates the need to oil the pan.


A delicious spread for wraps and sandwiches

Chicken and Cornmeal Dumplings

Adapted from

Pescado a la Veracruzana

Fish filets simmered in a mildly spicy tomato-vegetable sauce.

Turkey Gravy, homemade with dark meat

Turkey stock and the meat from it give the flavor. Butter is the fat base.

Breakfast Enchiladas with Soy Chorizo

Soy Chorizo is wonderful, adds a real flavor boost plus the health benefits of chili pepper.

Mexican Rice, Restaurant Style via Mommyto2

Potato Salad, reduced calorie

Substitute lite mayo for regular makes this a little more diet friendly, in moderation

Raw Buckwheat Granola or Treats


Ten 1/2 cup servings as granola 271.8 cal
Forty-one 2TB size clusters at 66.3 cal each
Original recipe calls for sprouted wheat berries but this recipe doesn't include them.

Strawberry/Blueberry Baked Oatmeal

Made over from "Strawberry Baked Oatmeal" Original 419 calories per serving.

Hisbiscus Tea, RAW

Cold brewed for two days from dry flowers with a little agave to take the edge off the tartness.

Homemade Almond Milk, unsweetened

It's difficult to calculate the nutritional values in this scenario.

Honey Wheat Bread

Makes 11 slices, including heals.

Whole Wheat Pocket Tarts w/Apple filling

Adapted from chef Alton Brown's recipe on Food Network. Any filling can be substitued for the apples and calories should be adjusted accordingly. Fillings should be precooked. Just the dough is 130 Calories per serving.

White Bean Dip

From Ellie's Krieger's Food Network program.

Black Bean Soup with Smoked Turkey, Crock Pot

A good alternative to ham hocks and beans. Substitute white beans for the black, if desired. I cooked in a crock pot.

Seitan Meatballs

I developed these "meatballs" using my other base recipe for "Seitan meat substitute, recipe (by SHOBAN5)". The finished flavor surprisingly reminded me of Trader Joe's vegetarian meatballs which have always been a favorite of mine.

Seitan meat substitute, recipe

I was really amazed how good this was when I first made it! I recommend using the chicken bouillion instead of homemade stock as it lends a much better flavor to the finished product. (That's not normal for me, I love homemade stock!)

Incredible! (1 rating)
Israel-Style Chopped Salad

Inspired by the popular cucumber & tomato salads regularly enjoyed by the IDF, experienced by my mother many years ago.

Ranch Dressing, Reduced calorie, recipe

Using 2 TB of my shared recipe for dry Ranch Dressing mix to season the buttermilk, mayo.

Ranch Dressing Mix, dry

Add 2 TB dry mix to 1 cup buttermilk, 1 cup low fat mayonnaise.

Add 2 TB to lowfat sour cream for a dip

whole wheat potato lefse

I substituted whole wheat pastry flour for the A/P white flour in this recipe. Consider using olive oil, coconut or other healthy oil instead of butter.

Recipe Collections I've Shared:

My recipes
My recipes and some makeovers
Others contributions
Chinese Night
Holidays and Special Occasions
Salad Dressings and Condiments