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Recipes I've Shared:

Macaroni Lasagna

An easy twist on a family favorite! Substitute rotini or shells for the macaroni. You can also add veggies ~ mushrooms, zucchini, broccoli....lots of variations!

Chicken & Broccoli Pasta Salad

This is my variation of another recipe I found here on Spark. Serve cold or warm. I like to top mine with a tablespoon or so of feta cheese (not included in nutritional info). Cooking time is for pasta ~ plan for at least 4 hours refrigeration before serving if you want to serve it cold!

Creamy Reduced Fat Potato Salad

Your friends will never know the difference!

Very Good (20 ratings)
Summer's Bounty Pasta Salad

A perfect meal for hot summer days! Very adaptable ~ mix and match your veggies and proteins for endless variety! Even better the next day after the flavors have a chance to blend.

Quick Pasta & Bean Soup

A quick & easy soup that tastes like it's been simmering for hours! I like to serve this with crusty bread & a green salad . You can vary this recipe to suit your needs by using different beans or adding ground beef, etc. (be sure to recalculate nutrition info, tho!)

Weekday Lasagna

This hearty lasagna is easy enough to throw together any day of the week! Made lighter and healthier by using low-fat cheeses and whole grain pasta.

Sloppy Joe Sauce

A sweet and tangy sauce the whole family will love! Add chopped celery and/or onion if desired. Add sweet corn and a big green salad for a yummy summer meal!

Very Good (5 ratings)
Baked Cinnamon Sweet Potato Fries

A drizzle of olive oil and a little cinnamon sugar combine to make a sweet glaze on these yummy fries!

Very Good (16 ratings)
Baked Sweet Onion Rings

From Taste of Home Comfort Food diet Cookbook.

Crockpot Pineapple Chicken

This sweet and tangy chicken simmers in the crockpot all day allowing the flavors to blend. I like to serve it over brown rice with a side of steamed broccoli or a green salad.

Pasta & Broccoli with Spicy Peanut Sauce

A variation on another SP recipe.

Very Good (2 ratings)
Creamy Tuna & Spinach Casserole

Adapted from Taste of Home recipe.

Easy Falafel Patties & Garlic Dill Sauce

Eat alone, or stuff in a pita with tomato and onion! MMMMmmmm.....

Very Good (3 ratings)
Black Bean Tortilla Bake

Meatless main dish the whole family will love!

Very Good (1 rating)
Butter Herb Baked Fish

Crushed saltine crackers mixed with parmesan cheese and herbs make a yummy crumb topping for this family-friendly recipe!

Tortellini Soup

Use whatever flavor dried tortellini you like ~ can be made meatless if desired, also. Makes a large pot ~ leftovers freeze well.

Penne Sausage Bake

Spaghetti sauce and whole wheat penne topped with mozzarella and parmesan.

Microwave Butter Herb Potatoes

Use your choice of herbs and spices to make this an easy and versatile side dish!

Creamy Crockpot Mexican Chicken

So good and easy! You can substitute chili powder for the taco seasoning, if desired.

Feta & Veggie Pasta (meatless)

A healthy vegetarian entree...add a big green salad and you've got dinner!

Meat Crust Pizza

A great low-carb recipe with wonderful pizza flavor! Adapted from an old 1980's weight watchers recipe.

Cheesy Cauliflower Soup

A thick and hearty soup that the whole family loves! A great way to sneak in extra veggies, too!

Lowfat Vegetable Beef Soup

Chock full of veggies, this hearty soup hits the spot on a cold day!

Pasta Florentine

A yummy blend of garlic, spinach and pasta!

Italian Vegetable Beef Soup

This recipe makes a nice big batch. Leftovers can be frozen.

Sweet & Spicy Veggies

A yummy way to get those veggies in! You can use any veggies you have on hand. Serve over rice for a satisfying meal.

Peking Pork Chops

The tangy sauce on these chops is good with rice & stir-fried veggies, so sometimes I double the sauce ingredients. This recipe also works well with chicken.

Broccoli Cheese Strata

This crustless quiche-like dish is perfect for brunch or a light dinner. Serve with a mixed greens salad. You can save even more calories/fat by using light wheat bread and 2% cheese, but the nutritional info is based on regular. You can change the eggs/egg substitute ratio to suit you, also. 1/4 c. substitute = 1 egg.

Healthy Peanut Butter Fudge

Nutrition-packed snack or meal-on-the-go! Kids love 'em! You can substitute whatever dried fruit or nuts you have on hand.

Cuban Black Beans & Rice

A stick-to-your ribs vegetarian dish! Top with lowfat shredded cheese, lowfat sour cream and lime wedges.

Fat-Free Cornbread

A perfect all-occasion cornbread that goes great with chili and bean soup! Cooks more evenly if you preheat the pan for a minute before baking.

Incredible! (1 rating)
Chicken Enchilasagna

A family-friendly recipe! Serve with low-fat sour cream and extra salsa, if desired.

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