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Recipes I've Shared:

Believe it or not, lowfat mac and cheese

mac and cheese you don't have to feel guilty about!!

three fried beans

a little twist on you typical refried beans.. try it and you will be addicted!!

kickin jalapeno rice

a very different twist on a risotto, very clean with a nice, mellow heat.

Chipotle Ancho Chicken

Delicious, tender chicken breast, with just the right smoky heat, and a delicious sauce to drizzle..

Sun dried, wild mushroom risotto

delicate, creamy and oh so decadent..

Zucchini Scallop skewers

low fat and refreshing

Spinach Strawberry Salad

One of my favorite recipes tweaked a little bit to bring down the fat and calories.

Turkey taco meat

Husbands and kids alike adore this meat mixture and never complain it is low fat!!

Very Good (1 rating)
Cider pumpkin bread with Craisins and Pecans

Not your typical pumpkin Bread

perfectly prepared flounder

Sometimes the best way to do fish is make is simple. I tried this recipe out and I loved it!!

Very Good (1 rating)
cucumber radish salad

light, refreshing addition to just about any meal..

Pantry item Pasta

I wanted to come up with a recipe of pantry items I always have on hand. I always add the chicken, but you don't have to if you don't have it on hand.

Thai chicken salad

half warm ingredients and half cool, with a little bit of crunch at the end make this salad a favorite~~

Very Good (3 ratings)
Roasted Brunch Potatoes with a dijon glaze

Another Christmas brunch favorite of my family. They are great for an anytime impressive side dish!

Very Good (1 rating)
Cheesy Scalloped Potatoes

We eat this dish with our meals a lot. It is a family favorite that has been passed down and made low fat.

Very Good (1 rating)
low fat beef gravy

I happened upon this concoction on accident. I was trying to make a gravy that was low in fatbut still packed a powerful taste!

Very Good (2 ratings)
Herbed Garlic Mashed potatoes

a huge family favorite. If I don't make these every holiday I hear about it all year!!

Very Good (5 ratings)
Healthy Fennel, orange and red cabbage salad

Three distinctive flavors--fruity orange, faintly licorice fennel and red cabbage--come together as one in this satsifying salad. The dressing is a slightly sweet mix of orange juice concentrate and balsamic vinegar.

Healthy Chicken rice and Pea's

Easy, quick, healthy. We have this on nights we are all busy, I can leave it on simmer and the rice in the rice cooker.

JP's extra yummo curry chicken

I was introduced to curry this year and I LOVE it!! I use the low fat cocnut milk, and it tastes lighter and has less fat. I recommend it over the regular

Sue's Tantalizing Tiramasu

Sue is a fabulous Cranbabe who adds the deliciousness of her fabulous personality with her scrumptious dessert!!

Bev's Roasted Butternut Squash, Apple and Pecan Salad

This project was spear headed by Bev!! Our original team captain, we are rooting for you Doll!!!
"Last week I made a Roasted Butternut Squash, Apple and Pecan Salad - that was delish to...I guess I should share these recipes "

LadyD's Mango Salsa

La Yneeta is a wonderful Cranbabe, and brings us this delicious recipe, and it is fabulous WITH the shrimp, and that is how I calculated it as well!!
" I usually don’t eat dip and salsas but when they combined two of my favorite foods I couldn't resist. " Ladydelon

Very Good (2 ratings)
bacon wrapped chicken

best when grilled over charcoal.

Meggers Spinach Dip

Meghans Makeover of a party favorite and this Cranderful Cranbabe knows how to cook.

Miss Colie's Cider Roasted Chicken

Nicole led me through my first 2 rounds of BL team Teal, and has been a tremendous inspiration!!! I am more than happy that she decided to go Cranberry!!

Lori's Cranberry Rice Salad

Lori is the Cranbabe Captain!!
and she says:
This is an unusual and very festive looking salad. It is also a great way to use up leftover rice!

Miss Kelly's Broccoli Slaw Salad

Submitted by Kelly from the Crantastic Cranbabes!! it's super good, a little high in fat but it's all good fat- evoo, nuts, etc.

Naomi's Baked Hedgehog Potatoes

Notes from Naomi:
A couple of hints about this recipe:
This can easily be made with red, new potatoes. Not really recommended with bakers – they’re too big for this. The potatoes will fan open in the oven and look hedgehog-like – hence the name.

If you like some kick, add the crushed red pepper; if not, fine without it.

I usually put garlic in every third slice of the potato – put less if you’d like them less garlicky. Or, put none at all. Again, it’ll be fine without.

Very Good (1 rating)
Heather's Dilly Dip

A tasty low fat treat submitted by the Cranilicious Cranbabe Heather

Tabouli from the kitchen of Louise E. Johannesen

A lovely recipe submitted by beautiful cranbabe Lee.

Very Good (3 ratings)
Pomegranite Fizz

A fun easy "mocktail" Created by Naomi a Crushing Cranberry.

Very Good (2 ratings)
My favorite funeral potatoes

This ai helthy version of mone of my favorite comfort foods. Tasty, and healthy for you. Try it and tell me what you think??

Low fat delicious stroganoff

This will thrill your family, they may never knwo it is low fat..

Very Good (2 ratings)
JP's white bean chili w/ chickpea's

Good old fashioned spicy chili!!

Potato corn chowder

This is my all time comfort food, So I found a way to make it as low fat as possible.. I hope you enjoy!!

low fat smashed sweet potatoes

You would never know the butter is gone..

open faced grilled tomato cheese sammy

a lower fat alterative to cheese bread or even a grilled cheese sanwich. Paired with soup, this is a family favorite on a rainy day at my house!!

mixed smoky shell surprise

Cheesy pasta shells filled with freshness, and makes for a healthy surprise for the whole family

Lion House Chicken

The Lion House is known in Utah for their absolutely DIVINE cuisine. This is one of my favorite dishes!!

JP's lowfat chicken green chile enchiladas

I am a big fan of the sour cream green chile sauce, no so much the red.. and this recipe will send you back for seconds!!

Tizzy's Delicious Picnic Pasta

You wouldn't think this combo of ingredients would hit the spot the way it does.. But oh my it is a crowd pleaser!!

Very Good (1 rating)
JP's mexican rice

A healthy delicious way to step up rice as a side dish

JP's scrumptious Green Beans

These beans have a delicious texture and flavor that will delight the whole family.

JP melon salad

refreshing and yummy

low fat ranch dressing

you will not know the difference

Very Good (1 rating)
JP's Crab salad

light, lowfat, and delicious

JP's taco seasoning

it needs to happen.. LOL

JP Stir Shrimp Fry

refreshing, filling and light

JP's Tuna Delite

A little but sweeter side of this family favorite.

semi homemade sundried tomato alfredo chicken pasta

A hit with kids, gets veggies in them, and their protein as well.

strawberry chicken salad

a little different, but ohhh ssooo yummo.

green bean bundles

So good your family will demand them at every special occasion.

spring pasta salad

Light, and a family favorite

chicken salad

Yummy on lettuce or bread

shakin it up turkey chili

slightly different and WAY low fat!!

Yummo Basil Hummus

simple and simply delicious

Brunch Stratta ( Asparagus, red pepper)

This is a brunch stratta that i created with a little help in the idea department from Rachel Ray. She did the eggs with the Alouette cheese blended together. I must say it is even better than I thought it would be!!

Fiesta Stuffed Cabbage

This is a weight watcher recipe so it may be familiar to some.

Incredible! (1 rating)
refreshing fruit

light, good for 2 serving of fruit

Recipe Collections I've Shared:

JP's Groovy low fat cooking
The Crushing Cranberry Cooking Extravaganza~~
We are a BL Challenge Team and thought it would be fun to get together and plan ourselves a little potluck! I hope you all enjoy!!
Christmas Dinner with Dad
I made a kick A** dinner for my dad and wanted to share it!!
Just a Little Bite
Cooking my way to a happier me.. and making sure I keep a list of what I create!!