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Stuffed Peppers with Beef and Quinoa

This is a great basic stuffed peppers recipe. Feel free to use other colors of peppers and add some herbs of your choice The Quinoa makes it higher in protein and with less glycemic impact.

Asparagus, Ham and Peppers Egg Casserole

This is a low carb version of the traditional egg casseroles. The veggies can be swapped out with whatever you have on hand.

Anni's Lowfat Mayo

I hate all of the low fat mayos so I came up with this version which is less calories and fat and much better tasting. I use it a a basis for coleslaw and salad dressing by adding some buttermilk to thin it down.

Green Bean & Corn Salad

This is my basic pantry salad, great for the winter when fresh veggies are scarce. In the summer great with fresh veggies from the market

New Year's Black-Eyed Peas with Country Ham

If you have never had black-eyed peas from dryed you are in for a treat.

Green and Beans with Country Ham

This is an updated lower calorie version of an old family Southern favorite. If you are fortunate enough to have a country ham you must use some of the little bits that are trimmed off to flavor your greens. If you don't have country ham then any ham will do. Go for the lean parts and this will be a healthy recipe.

Whole Grain Pasta with Chicken Sausage and Spinich

This is a basic recipe and can be switched out with types of whole grain pasta and veggies without changing the cals much.

Pork Chops Sage Rubbed with Warm Apple Slaw Ellie Krieger

This is directly from Ellie Krieger. I just wanted to add it here to make it easier to add it to your daily count and cookbooks.

Butternut Squash Curry Ginger Soup

This is really easy if you use frozen mashed butternut squash. No blender to wash. Just mix it all together and heat.

Anni's Develed Eggs with Curry and Capers

This has great curry flavor with just a touch of heat at the end. The texture is smooth with a lttle burst of citrus from the capers. The basil adds a fresh finish. The fat is lowered with the addition of non-fat greek yogurt to the mayo.

Spaghetti Frittata ANNI

In my blog. Gourmet Diet. This is a very versatable recipe. Use what ever veggies you have in the fridge. Great use for left over spaghetti. Makes enough for an easy breakfast for company.

Baked Eggs with Bacon, Egg & Cheese

Great for Company or Sunday Brunch.

Kansas City Country Style Ribs

These are great on the grill.

Ranch Chiles Rellenos

From EatingWell
Serve with Ancho Chile Salsa

Dark green, shiny poblano chiles are the traditional choice for chiles rellenos. They have great flavor, but may be too spicy for some tastes. Anaheim chiles are reliably mild substitutes. You can stuff chiles with almost anything: cheese, shrimp, smoked fish, tuna and sour cream, grilled vegetables or crabmeat. For a larger crowd, the recipe can be doubled. Serve the chiles rellenos with beans and rice.

Anni's Broccolli Pasta Salad

A lighter version of the traditional broccolli salad with ham and cheese but with added brown rice penne. Make a great liunch to keep in the fridge and eat on all week.

Ann's Meatballs

Great bBasic Meatballs - I use them is soup and with tomato sauce.

Anni's Coleslaw

This is my favorite quick and lowfat coleslaw. I hate the taste of low fat mayo so this using half Greek yogart to cut the fat.

Flat Bread with Scallions

From Eating Well - Modified with half whole wheat flour and half unbleached white flour. You could up the olive oil to 3T and leave out the sesame oil and scallions for a good basic flat bread.

Very Good (3 ratings)
Corn Bread - Anni's

This is a very corn flavored corn bread. Maybe a little more southwest then the southern corn bread I grew up on. Perfect everytime.

Muffins with Carrots, Bran & Flax

Thes muffins keep you full for hours.
Calls for 1 1/2 cups apple. I upped the carrots from 1 1/2 cups to two. Left out raisens. Could probably use differant vegies or fruits.

Green Chili Cheese Burgers

This is very special with fresh roasted Hatch Chili's. Higher fat then usual but very tasty.

Mixed Mushroom and Goat Cheese Pizza

Adaped from Sam the Cooking Guy's recipe subsituting Flatout Bread.

Posole - Anni

After much adjustiing. This can be made with pork or chicken and beef or chicken broth. It is a thick stew like recipe not thin like the usual soup version.

Cabbage Slaw - Crunchy

From the 6 Week Cure by Dr Mary Dan Eades.

Thai Chicken Lettuce Wraps

From the 6 Week Cure by Dr. Mary Dan Eates. This can be used with beef or shrimp.

Meatball Vegetable Soup

This is a basic recipe which all the vegetables can be switched out for whatever you like. I have made it with just the meatballs and kale. Make 8 serving so good to take for lunch for several days.

Very Good (1 rating)
Green Salsa

Great for the new Mexico Garden. From