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Recipes I've Shared:

Pumpkin Cream Cheese Protein Muffins

Cafe-sized pumpkin spice muffins with extra protein - Adapted from

Skinny Cauliflower Mac & Cheese

Recipe from Damn Delicious; doubled and made with lactose-free ingredients.

Cheesy Cauliflower with Turkey Bacon

With some lower calorie substitutions and decreased portion size, this becomes a comfort-food side without the guilt!

adapted from

Thai Peanut Sauce

Mild, Creamy Peanut Sauce Made with light coconut milk.

Skinny Elvis Pancakes

Eat like The King without all the calories!

Adapted from Inside BruCrew Life

Gnocchi with Roasted Cauliflower

Adapted from &
This recipe is under 300 calories and will amaze anyone who doesn't usually care for cauliflower!!

Leftover Loaded Mashed Potato Soup

A perfect and tasty way to use up leftover mashed potatoes.

Lightweight Belgian Waffles

Quick, easy, and only 200 calories.

100(ish)-Calorie French Toast

Makes 20 servings, 1 slice each - plenty for everyone to have more than 1 if they'd like!

Go-To Grilled Cheese

When it's chilly and you crave that melty, gooey, & crunchy bit of home. It's perfect with a cup of tomato soup. Together, you have a 400-500 calorie meal.*

*Calculation is only for sandwich with cheese.

Cucumber Vegetable Dip

Light & Refreshing! Great for filling cucumber "cups" or just for dipping.

Strawberry Yogurt & Oat Muffins

Derived from the Stoneyfield recipe.

Mild Mexican Chopped Salad

A light and tasty salad with a twist!

Bacon-wrapped Egg Cups

Great for breakfast on the go!

Authentic Mexican Restaurant Rice

This is the only Mexican rice I've made that comes close to the kind you get in a restaurant.

*Recipe adapted from

Angel Food Frosting

Perfect frosting for Angel Food cake... light with a hint of flavor.

Angel Food Cupcakes

Light, airy, and under 40 calories* per cupcake!

Recipe adapted from:

Mango/Pineapple Salsa

Good on BBQ chicken, fish tacos, or just to eat with chips.

Pigs in a Blanket Breakfast Muffins

Sausage & Pancakes in the convenience of a muffin!

Homemade Mexican Rice

This is a great side for spicy dishes with less sodium than rice from a box! Keep it mild or spice it up. (You can also substitute diced tomates for the RoTel if you want it extra mild.)

This freezes well if you have lots of leftovers or want to make it ahead of time.

Kickin Sugar-Free Jell-O Shots

Sugar-free Jell-O can sustain a higher alcohol content. Please consume responsibly.

Mini Turkey Pot Pies

Great way to use up leftover turkey. (And leftover veggies!)

Crustless Lactose-free Mini Quiche

Cute, convenient, & tummy-friendly.

Italian Shrimp Pasta

A quick one-dish meal with plenty of protein and packed with flavor!

Restaurant Teriyaki Sauce

Best teriyaki sauce I've had outside of a restaurant and pretty simple to make. Found it on

Beef & Black Bean Sloppy Joes

Classic sloppy joe recipe with half the beef substituted with black beans. Kids can't even tell... : )

Quick Skillet Thai Chicken

I love chicken satay but don't always have time to marinate the chicken. This has become a quick and tasty substitution in our house! (I generally just throw it together and eyeball the measurements, but this should be pretty close.)

Burger Bundles

Easy-to-make dinner that adults and kids love. Great to serve with side of veggies or salad.

Tomato & Avocado Salsa

Fresh & Colorful Salsa that's great over grilled chicken!

Brown Sugar Glazed Carrots - Lite Version

A lightened up, easy, and yummy way to make carrots.

Melon Berry Ice Dessert

This ends up being a homemade sorbet of sorts... an easy and really refreshing summer treat!

Karly's Kabobs

Grilled chicken kabobs - makes a great summer dinner!

Very Good (1 rating)
Better Banana Cream Pie

Banana Cream Pie, minus the guilt! (And really easy to make.)

Very Good (2 ratings)
Invisible Spinach Smoothie

Fruit smoothie with a powerful ingredient: fresh spinach. Sounds weird, but still tastes good and an easy way to get another serving of veggies!

Very Good (1 rating)
Fresh Raspberry Shake

An easy and delicious shake.

Very Good (6 ratings)
Mom's Chicken Pasta Salad

This is a lighter version of my mom's almost-famous pasta salad. It's a summer classic in our family and great as a side dish or a meal on it's own.

Raspberry & Ricotta Mini Tarts

Mini shells filled with sweetened and spiced ricotta cheese filling, baked and topped with fresh raspberries.