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Recipes I've Shared:

Slow cooker beef stroganoff

From scratch, no canned anything!

Bacon mushroom quiche

Inspired by pioneer woman

The awesome-est blueberry muffins

Pioneer woman recipe. Changed the amount of blueberries.

Simply delicious strawberry cake

Paula Deen

Leah's potato ham chowder

Great for left over ham

Green chile stew

Food network magazine

Cincinnati chili

Food network magazine
Spaghetti, pinto beans, and cheese are not in calorie count

Rachael Ray beef and barley stew

Everyday magazine, doubled

Chicken stirfry for sweet and sour sauce

Just put some sweet and sour sauce on top and rice and you've got healthy sweet and sour chicken

Italian sausage spaghetti sauce

Using 1/2 lbs italian sausage, hunts 4 cheese, diced tomatoes and onion.

Ranch style beans

Homemade traditional

Ol no. 7 yams

Inspired by Paula Dean ....for special occasion

Leah's classic apple pie

Food network magazine nov 2012

sausage carbonara

The New York Times

Creamy Dijon-Tarragon Chicken with Rice Pilaf

everyday with Rachael Ray
substituted 1 c creme fraiche, with 1/2 c mascarpone and doubled everything

Penne with vodka sauce

Food network magazine, just changed 12 oz whole wheat pasta to 16 oz regular pasta and heavy cream to half and half

Roasted pumpkin chili

Using roasted pumpkin and dried beans, this recipe packs a flavor punch! For those who love to cook fresh.

Beef stroganoff soup

For the love of cooking blog

Light chicken enchiladas

Food network magazine

Cuban Picadillo

sesame and peanut noodles

Recipe courtesy Melissa d'Arabian (food network)


barefoot contessa

Creamy Chicken and Noodles

Recipe courtesy Rachael Ray

Orange-Balsamic Glazed Chicken

Recipe courtesy Rachael Ray

Leah's bulgur and lentils

inspired by chef meg
1 cup servings, great for lunches for the week.

quiche pizza

mexican spinach and beans

use as a side dish, or over rice

Sopa seca with bean

Food network magazine

5 cheese lasagna ( robert Irvine)

the best I have ever made! well worth a small piece.


food network magazine, fabulous paired with meat, or brown rice.

leah's honey-lime chicken enchiladas

modified with less honey, no half and half, less cheese

Bistro Mac & Cheese

egg and ham pie
i make this christmas morning, its a treat for sure. so delicious!

pressure cooker beef stew

ham and cheese quiche

Sandra lee semi-homemade cooking

Leahs coleslaw

made with 1/2 light mayo, 1/2 regular mayo. very saucy, a big hit!

meatball kabobs

meatballs, mushrooms, and bell pepper brushed with bbq sauce and grilled

Incredible! (1 rating)
chocolate banana bread

Incredible! (1 rating)
strawberry walnut bread

smitten kitchen chocolate pudding pie

made from scratch, except the pie crust

Southwestern Cream of Chicken Soup

modified no rice more corn
For the Love of Cooking Recipe Blog

Hershy's chocolate cake

I double the recipe for 2 9x13 pans. put Leah,s peanut butter filling between the 2 cakes, and top it with Leah's chocolate cream cheese frosting

leah's peanut butter filling

used in layers of chocolate cake

Leah's chocolate cream cheese frosting

creamy, rich, not to sweet, oh so good.

Leah's ranch dressing( low carb)

mix it your self, light and low carb

leah's roasted beets

peeled, cubed, broiled....mmmmmm

Banana Oat carrot Muffins

kids love these and they get their fruit, veggies, and wheat.

mozzarella sticks deceptivley delicious

modified, makes 24. must freeze overnight before cooking. with puree cauliflower and flax seed meal its great for kids.

Homemade ketchup (deceptively delicious )

Made with purred carrots, a healthier choice for you and the kids. Get the cook book!
Slightly modified a bit more sugar, not garlic or chile powder.

Very Good (1 rating)
carrot puree

for deceptively delicious recipes. 2 lbs makes 6 (1/2 cups)

Very Good (1 rating)
deceptively delicious mac and cheese

get the cook book, its great. used 10 oz cheese instead of 16 oz and baked it. the family loved it!

Sandy's Chocolate Cake
the best chocolate cake ever! special occasion.

sweet potato & pinto bean chili from scratch

inspired by sweet potato and black bean chili, but wanted to use dried beans.

leah's homemade bbq chicken pizza

using Fleischmann's® Yeast recipe for the pizza dough, cheddar cheese BBQ sauce and sauteed onion.

Easy Baked Corn Dogs

Sweet and Sour Lentils

Italian Beef Barley Stew Recipe

With potatoes, carrots, roast beef and barley, this is a hearty meal-in-a-bowl. Jacqueline Kloess — Iowa City, Iowa

Bacon & Rosemary Chicken Recipe

Simple ingredients add up to simply fantastic flavor in this fast recipe that our taste panel just raved about. It’s likely to become a new family favorite at your house.—Yvonne Starlin, Hermitage, Tennessee

Roasted Pepper Pecan Pesto Pasta

Roasted Pepper Pecan Pesto Pasta

Red bell peppers are blackened in the oven, then seasoned with garlic, lemon juice, cumin and hot pepper flakes. Breadcrumbs and pecans add texture and protein to this play on an Italian classic

Very Good (1 rating)
Brussels Sprouts with Hot Orange Sauce

This delicious side dish makes a gorgeous presentation.

Spicy Honey-Nut Chicken

Rachael Ray yum-o lighted up a little

Triple-Chocolate bunt cake

Chocolate cake mix, chocolate pudding and chocolate morsels combine for a dangerously delicious treat.

easy asian chicken with vegies

a fast and easy meal, serve with ramen noodles

Very Good (1 rating)
easy chicken lo mein

Try this easy chicken recipe the next time you're in a bind to get dinner on the table quickly.

Fruit and Grain Bars

My kids love fruit and grain bars for snacks, but they can be quite pricey. At 15 cents per bar, this homemade version is a substantial savings over the store-bought kind

Leahs green chile, chichen & rice

modified from Green Chile, Chicken & Rice recipe
Submitted by: A2N2SMOM

Slow Cooker Teriyaki Pork Tenderloin

this sweet and spicy tenderloin recipe is super easy! Make it as spicy as you like by adding more or different types of chili peppers.
By: StayHomeCook (all recipes)

mexican chicken spinich bake

low carb chicken enchiladas kinda. lots of potassium from the spinach for those pesky leg cramps!

Spaghettini squash with Checca Sauce

a recipe I modifies from Giada De Laurentiis from (everyday Italian) to be low carb and lower calorie! very much worth the effort.

mexican meatball soup

lower in carbs than most, with cabbage.
makes( 8) 2 cup servings

Very Good (1 rating)
Slow Cooker Pepper Steak (all recipes)

good low carb meal, serve with broccoli or cauliflower

simple stuffed mushrooms

mushrooms, onions, and seasoning is all you need for a light healthy side dish

light low carb cabbage taco salad

I make this for myself, when I make tacos for the family.

Spaghettini with Checca Sauce

Recipe courtesy Giada De Laurentiis

Show: Everyday Italian

Very Good (1 rating)
Alyson's Broccoli Salad

makes (16) 1/2 cup servings

Peanut Butter Banana muffins

another great breakfast for the kids, with whole wheat flour and wheat germ.

roasted smashed potato

very good with grilled meats

very greek grilled chicken


Arizona chuck wagon beans

from: I doubled the recipe, makes 12 one cup servings.

health-nut oatmeal

quick oats and wheat germ

Master pizza dough

By: Fleischmann's® Yeast
"It's easy and fast to make your own pizza crust from scratch, and it tastes homemade, too. "
Original Recipe Yield 1 14-inch thick crust pizza or 2 12-inch thin crust

Leah's famous cheesecake

from The Good Housekeeping! my husband gets this for his birthday every year. worth the effort, the best I have ever had!

No cream pasta primavera w/ feta

very pretty , and yummy dish
I use true lemon packets instead of lemon

Very Good (7 ratings)
Shepherd's Pie VI

"This Shepherd's Pie is a layered casserole of beef, carrots, and potato."

southern red beans

using dried red beans, the flavor is wonderful! makes (12) 1/2 cup servings

scratch chile

made with dried pinto beans
makes (8) 2 cup servings


"This is an easy but flavorful pasta salad that I'm always asked to bring to potlucks. With chunks of onion, tomato, and bacon, smothered in Ranch dressing, it is full of flavor! This salad tastes best if made several hours ahead of time."

Spaghetti Carbonara II (all recipes)

"A super rich, classic 'bacon and egg' spaghetti dish. Great to serve for company. This recipe also makes an unusual brunch offering."

Italian Lentils

high fiber, high protein, low calorie, oh ya! (8) 1 cup servings. great with rice!

Grandma's Molasses Cookies

A cookie recipe past down from generation to generation!

Very Good (2 ratings)
Broccoli Beef I ( all recipes)

By: sal
"Round steak and broccoli are quickly cooked in a soy ginger sauce. Serve over hot over rice or noodles."

curry Lentils

A high fiber, high protein, delectable meal. great for make ahead lunches for the week. Great with rice!

Tender 'n' Tangy Ribs

"These ribs are so simple to prepare. Just brown them, then combine with the sauce ingredients in your slow cooker."

oatmeal with blueberries

with smart balance and cinnamon

Cranberry upside down cake (joy of baking)

Once the Cranberry Upside Down Cake cools, it is inverted onto a cake platter so the top of the cake features the ruby red cranberries that have become wonderfully soft and sweet from absorbing all that delicious caramelized sugar.

meatless marinara sauce

WHAT! no meat, yes and its good! 10, 1/2 cup servings

Very Good (7 ratings)
Ruby Drive Sloppy Joes

recipe made with ketchup and salsa! Super easy and delicious!

Very Good (7 ratings)
slow cooker refried beans without refry, all recipe

"Refried beans are simple to make when cooked in a slow cooker. This recipe will yield flavorful, fat-free refried beans seasoned with garlic, jalapeno, and cumin."

Very Good (17 ratings)
Roasted Beets 'n' Sweets, all recipe

"This is a great autumn or winter side dish, especially for those who like things sweet and salty. The colors are beautiful and make a nice autumn presentation."

DH mouthwatering squash curry

This is a fabulous dish, serve it over a bed of rice. The whole family will rave over this dish! low cal too!!!

Low-Fat Honey Granola (hillbilly housewife)

good and easy, on the budget and the calories!

Onion Rice ( all recipe)

"Simple and versatile rice side dish that everyone loves!" makes 8 ,1/2 c servings

Leahs Light everyday spagetti sauce

using ragu light sauce, makes 12 - !/2 cup servings

summer squash bread

"Transform your summer squash into a moist, delicious loaf of bread!"

Very Good (2 ratings)
roasted acorn squash w/o sugar

no need for sugar!

Leahs Taco Stuffed Shells

"Not your regular Italian stuffed shells! Easily doubled for a pot luck's a great crowd pleaser!"

creamy lemony pepper-parmesan dressing

good on a green salad with tomatoes and bacon

Very Good (1 rating)
Golden Delicious Apple Pie With Oatmeal Crumb Topping

This pie has a thick crumb topping.

fresh american lasagna

using fresh herbs to make a delish meal

enchilada sauce (cooks recipes)

Use this economical sauce to prepare enchiladas or any recipe calling for enchilada sauce.

Incredible! (1 rating)
candied chicken breast

breaded chicken baked with a sweet, sticky sauce.

fried taco shells

just wanted to calculate calories

puree cauliflower for( DD) recipes

wanted to get the figures for deceptively delicious puree's cause I know its more than just a 1/2 cupped chopped!

Sour Cream-Chocolate Cake with Peanut Butter Frosting and Chocolate-Peanut Butter Glaze

his cake is INTENSE. Serve it in the thinnest slices possible, and keep a glass of milk handy.

Makes an 8-inch triple-layer cake; serves 12 to 16 (the book says, I say a heck of a lot more)

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cookies & granola bars