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This is also good with cooked chicken added.
Refreshing on a hot day!
A good side for your choice of entree
Made with grits (yes, grits) and spiked with bourbon, this cake's a real treat!
Feel free to change ingredients and amounts and make this your own!
good use of extra squash
Chicken with a delicious sauce - quick and easy for a weeknight dinner!
A good addition to a holiday or Sunday dinner.
Prepare ingredients first, so everything is ready to pick up and use.
Use more salt than called for, up to 1/2 teaspoon, if using homemade broth.
Easy to throw together, low calorie & low carb
If you don't eat it all in one meal, it's good cold too.
If you buy the bagged florets, it really cuts your time down.
Adapted from a peanut butter & jelly mug cake I saw online.
This comforting recipe livens up dull winter mornings with raisins, brown sugar, and cinnamon. It's just right!
Good spread on my Orange, Rosemary, and Cranberry Bread.
Appropriate served with a savory meal or eaten alone as a snack.
My husband's favorite; I used leftover ham from Christmas dinner to make this soup.
Easy side dish
A quarter-cup of this with 1/2 cup Greek yogurt makes a good breakfast. Also good to snack on.
Good with any dish where you would want mashed potatoes - for a fraction of the calories and carbs!
Au Gratin without the bread!
Easy, satisfying side dish
The net carbs for this recipe are 1.8g.
An easy way to dress up plain broccoli.
I love these!
A good substitute for potatoes
A couple of these make a satisfying breakfast.
Easy to throw together when you have a bit of chicken to use up.
A Keto recipe
Satisfies a chocolate craving.
A keto-friendly vegetable!
A "legal" keto sweet treat!
About 2 net carbs
Not a quick meal. You need an afternoon for this recipe. Very tender and tasty.
Very rich - one tablespoon is enough to satisfy a craving!
I made this in a 9"x13" dish to make smaller servings.
Comfort food from my childhood, now homemade, not frozen.
I serve this warm on the first night, and cold after that.
Good for a holiday meal
A tasty meatless dinner or veggie-filled breakfast
Filling comfort food
Quick and easy one-pan supper
A not-too sweet, but yummy, version that is much healthier than the standard coffee cake!
recipe courtesy Giada De Laurentiis
No high fructose corn syrup here! Low sugar, too!
The balsalmic vinegar brings out the sweetness of the squash when roasted. Delightful!
Delicious alone, or served with whipped cream or a fruit sauce topping.
An easy, inexpensive dinner
Substituting riced cauliflower for rice saves calories!
Day old bread is best, but not crucial.
from the Automatic Frozen Yogurt/Ice Cream/Sorbet Maker Instruction and Recipe Booklet
An old-fashioned cake with juicy summer fruits added!
For vegetarian chili, substitute 1 lb soy crumbles for pork.
Roast ham with a Latin twist from Chef Douglas Rodriguez
Satisfies ice-cream cravings for a lot less calories!
A savory and slightly tart marmalade that makes a great topping for asparagus, broccoli, cauliflower, chicken, or fish.
Adapted from a recipe in Prevention magazine
A complete meal, veggies included!
So much healthier than the ones that come in a bag!
This is a healthy version, substituting cottage cheese for some of the mayonnaise.
I found this bread tastes best if you wrap it in plastic wrap as soon as it cools and leave it sitting on the counter overnight. It becomes very moist and flavorful.
Venison is much leaner than beef and is quite tasty in this moist meatloaf.
like chicken salad, but with ham
The garlic twist makes this delicious! Recipe is for 2, but can be easily doubled.
Change up the herbs and cheese to your preference. Cheese change will affect nutritional count.
no crust quiche
Moist, delicious, and lemony!
A sauce to add to red meat at the end of cooking.
Typically served at holidays - Cajun cuisine
Feel free to increase spices to your taste.
My favorite chicken salad with macaroni added.
Yukon Gold potatoes make good boiled potatoes!
My husband loves this recipe! Serve with your favorite tortilla chips.
Suitable also for beef
So sweet and yummy!
Increase your vitamins with this substitute for mashed potatoes.
This recipe is usually made with a beef roast, but used a venison roast and it is still one of the very best roasts I have ever eaten!
I'm not sure if the amount of pectin is correct. My mother made this and said she used 1/2 bottle of liquid pectin but did not know how much that actually was.
A low-calorie homemade version of the bottled chocolate syrup
A lower fat cheese would lower the calorie count, but I had some full fat cheese that needed to be used so this recipe shows the calorie count when full fat cheese is used.
A different way to roast vegetables.
Not your average tomato soup!
Quick, easy pancakes for one person!
Tweaked recipe from Prevention - used ground turkey instead of tempeh.
You can add about 1/4 cup chicken broth after cauliflower, cover, and steam for 15 minutes if you want the cauliflower to be tender.
Found online somewhere - don't remember where
One of my family's favorite summer salads!
My husband just threw this together one afternoon. Delicious!
Leftovers are great in a wrap with your favorite sandwich items.
A great way to use leftover chicken!
I use this cake as a base for strawberry shortcake. It's a delicate, lightly sweetened cake that soaks up the strawberry juice delightfully!
This recipe came from the back of the yeast packets.
No salt added for those on low-sodium diets.
This is an old family recipe handed down through many generations of my husband's family. Roux is made by mixing oil and flour to make a paste and then cooking it until it is brown. We like ours dark brown.
This recipe is adapted from the one from Gorton's.
This is a good way to use your leftover turkey after the holidays.
This is a good way to use up leftover veggies! Just add them to the soup!
For more flavor, toast the sliced almonds in a dry skillet over medium-low heat until aromatic and lightly browned, about 4 minutes, tossing often.
The original recipe my husband's grandmother made used all white flour, a full cup of oil, and 2 cups of sugar. I modified it as much as I could and still satisfy my husband. You could use more applesauce and substitute another sweetener for the sugar to reduce the fat and calories.
We add red pepper flakes, cumin, and fat-free milk to PP's recipe.
My husband and I always split a chicken breast, so this recipe makes 4 servings for us. If you eat more chicken, you'll have to adjust the nutritional values accordingly.
Marie Callender's pastry pie shell used in recipe
This is an easy, delicious way to use up produce that is in danger of going bad.
The secret to the tenderness? Applesauce!
Using cream style navy beans gives this dish a creaminess that whole beans doesn't, but whole beans can be used.
I processed the chicken in a food processor because of my husband's dental problems. If not for that, I would have shredded the chicken.
The recipe calls for seasoning the pork with salt and pepper, but being from the Gulf Coast, I used Chef Paul Prudhomme's Magic Seasoning for Meat.
A flavorful way to assure a tender chicken breast
An easy way to have moist, tender chicken breast. The remaining liquid is delicious over rice or quinoa.
Serve over white (traditional) or brown rice. We serve coleslaw and a spicy cornbread on the side.
Delicious alone or added to rice, couscous, or pasta.
For those who love garlic!
Mini-peppers are fast and easy to chop!
A simple and delicious way to eat veggies!
Easy and tasty
Goya has MSG, so I recommend another brand. They taste best if cooked a long time, and they are so worth the wait!
These are also good if you substitute 1/2 ripe banana, mashed, for the blueberries.
252 calories and 13 grams of fat per 1/16 slice with all toppings
Like eating a peanut butter cookie with raisins!
Since we had venison, I ground up a 1 lb. roast and used my standard sauce recipe.
A creamy dressing made with yogurt