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Tortilla Soup

Was looking for good recipes that utilized canned beans and came up with this one.

Very Good (1 rating)
Ground Turkey & Black Bean Burrito Filling

Excellent recipe made with either Ground Beef or Ground Turkey depending on sales or availability. Could add corn but that would change nutrition facts.

Malt-o-Meal Magic Muffins : Apple Cinnamon

Magic Muffin recipe with added apples and cinnamon. Can also substitute and add a ripe banana and some cinnamon and walnuts for a Banana nut version, or leave the apples and cinnamon out for the classic version. (nutrition facts will vary)

Starkist Tuna and White Bean Salad (Lemon Pepper)

Recipes from Starkist website using Tuna Creations Zesty Lemon Pepper tuna.

Fiber One Blueberry Muffins w/Protien Boost

I took a basic muffin mix and amped it up with some protein and a fun crumb topping. These aren't the healthiest but they certainly pack some fiber and a bit of protein.

If your into experimenting I'd love to hear how you are able to cut the calories. I will try this with apple sauce instead of oil soon to greatly reduce the fat.

Homestyle Chicken and Dumplings

A easy take on a homestyle classic. Not all the best for you health wise due to the biscuits but a yummy treat just the same.

Breaded Pork Chops

Recipe is from Betty Crocker Low-Carb Lifestyle Cookbook, Page 92.

Summer Squash Recipe

Copied from

Panda Express Chow Mein Noodles

Copied off the internet. Recipe is originally for one serving but I think it is better suited to 4 small side servings. Am making as a side to the wonderful Sesame Chicken recipe found here on SP.

Brown Rice Crispy Treats

Rice Crispy Treats made with puffed brown rice, real butter, and marshmallows.

Sweet Pepper Rice

Recipe Copied from, Submitted by BEtty Nickeles

Fish Meuniere

I saw this recipe on a TV show on TLC and thought it would be divine. I altered it to be a bit better for you (i.e. reduced butter). You can make it with or without the cajun seasonings and it will still be full of flavor from the butter and other seasonings.

Chocolate Peanut Supreme

This dessert is surprisingly easy and quick but tastes great.

Reduce calories by using a reduced fat peanut butter, sugar free pudding and fat free milk. I will next time; this is just what I had on hand this time.

Betty Crocker's Better Than Anything Cake - Reduced Fat Version

Betty Crocker's cake recipe using reduced/fat free ingredients and replacing oil with apple sauce to further reduce fat/calories.

Triple Chocolate Pudding Pie

Easy, Quick Pudding Pie. I used 1 box Sugar Free pudding and 1 box regular but you could reduce calories (about 25 per serving) by using two boxes of sugar free pudding.

Corn Souffle' From "Healthy Meals for Less"

This recipe is from the cookbook "Healthy Meals for Less", page 73.

Vanilla Yogurt Simple Fruit Salad

Should make 6 half cup servings.

Angel Chicken

Recipe is from but I made a few variations to it to reduce calories. For the original recipe search for the above title.

Also, you have to use the Smart Taste pasta for the nutrition facts to come out correctly since this pasta has added fiber.

Creamy Carnival Cups

Recipe is from only my variation includes sugar free jello and lite cool whip. You could also reduce calories further by using a lighter ice cream version.

Raspberry Jello Poke Cake

Jello Poke Cake made with Raspberry Jello and topped with Cool Whip Lite. Cake is made with 1/3 cup apple sauce instead of oil and uses 3 egg whites.

Cereal Brittle

Adapted Recipe from

Italian Pancake Dunkers

This is a recipie from I used a few lighter ingredients and made it in my pancake maker instead of making tiny ones.

Lighter Banana Muffins

Adapted from recipe by replacing some of the white flour for wheat and splenda for baking for the sugar.

Skillet Chicken & Vegetables Parmesan

Recipe from, paried this with some Parmesian Garlic Pasta.

Very Good (1 rating)
Garlic Parmesian Pasta

Simple side dish to any italian meal.

Incredible! (1 rating)
Strawberry Pizza

This is not a light dish but is definatly worth the splurge and is great for summer potlucks.

Mrs. Sigg's Snickerdoodles

Recipe from, Submitted by Beth Sigworth

Very Good (2 ratings)
Quick Chicken Teriyaki

This recipe is from and is one of my favorate home chinese dishes.

Morning Glory Muffins (adapted)

This recipe is from Kids Favorates Made Healthy but I made a few adjustments to make it a bit healthier and lower the calories.

Very Good (9 ratings)
Heavenly Acorn Squash Bake

Sweet Dessert Bake

Salisbury Steak

From Cooking Light, Light and Easy Cookbook (page 68).

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