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Very Good (3 ratings)
Sweet Potatoe Quinoa

This is a delicious side dish to serve any time of the year, but it is also a healthy and highly nutritious dish for the Thanksgiving table!

Turkey Chili

Chili doesn't get easier than this simple dump and pour recipe that tastes fantastic. You can adjust the spices to your taste by adding additional chili powder and cumin to make it hotter, or add a little hot sauce.

Cinnamon Smear Scones

These are perfectly delicious cinnamon scones that are super easy to make and under 200 calories! They make for a sweet brunch treat!

Very Good (5 ratings)
Basic Egg Salad

This is nothing fancy, just your basic, after Easter or anytime, egg salad.

Cheesy Potato Ham Soup

Using lean ham and low fat or fat free milk makes this recipe surprisingly lower in calories than expected, and it's the perfect comfort food for a chilly winter day. This is a great way to use holiday leftover ham.

Quinoa Vegetable Pilaf

This is an easy quinoa pilaf recipe that comes together quickly.

Baked Ziti

This is a delicious, classic comfort food made with part-skim cheeses to reduce the calories. You won't even notice the difference!

Cauliflower Casserole

This casserole came about when I was planning to make broccoli casserole and realized my broccoli was gone. It's almost identical using cauliflower, and it tastes fantastic!

Roasted Chili Garlic Potatoes

These are roasted potatoes with a kick. They're delicious!

Tuna Noodle Casserole

This is a lighter version of a classic American comfort casserole.

Incredible! (3 ratings)
Pumpkin Wheat Honey Muffins

A delicious, pumpkin spice treat that's perfect for cool fall mornings. These make a great, simple breakfast treat for Thanksgiving morning!

Zuppa Toscana

This is a version of the soup you get at Olive Garden that I found on-line and then changed it to decrease the calories and fat content.

Pasta with Turkey, Butternut Squash and Rosemary

This a Rachael Ray recipe which I adapted by adding turkey for additional protein and reduced the calories and fat by omitting the oil.

Beef Vegetable Soup

A delicious meal any time of year, but perfect for a chilly fall or winter evening!

Quinoa Stuffed Acorn Squash

Delicious, simple and packed with nutrition!

Spinach and Turkey Bacon Quiche

This is an easy, delicious and nutritious quiche recipe made with refrigerated pie crust for added simplicity.

Whole Wheat Pizza Burgers

Basic pizza burgers with only a few ingredients!

Very Good (1 rating)
Coconut Almond Flaxseed Oatmeal

By mixing in just a little of these three healthy ingredients, you boost the nutrition of a normal serving of oatmeal. Plus, it's delicious!

Panko Crusted Chicken Parmesan

This is a healthier version of a favorite Italian treat.

Chicken Pot Pie Stew for the Crock Pot

This is a delicious, easy meal served over biscuits or in a bowl as a traditional stew.

Very Good (1 rating)
Spanish Brown Rice

This is a super easy rice recipe that goes great with any Mexican meal! Add chicken breast or ground turkey to make it a complete meal!

Turkey Enchildas

This recipe is so easy and only uses 5 ingredients!

Corn and Black Bean Salad

This is a Rachael Ray recipe which I added my own touch to. Adding black beans gives it some protein and makes it a complete meal!

Broccoli Slaw

This is an easy, all-natural recipe!

Chocolate Zucchini Muffins

This recipe adds a nutritious punch by using half whole wheat flour and honey and hides the zucchini completely from little, picky eaters!

Cinnamon Tortilla Chips

These are a delicious, slightly sweet treat great dipped into fruit salsa or on their own!

Incredible! (1 rating)
Carrabba's Copy Cat Sausage Lentil Soup

We love Carrabba's sausage lentil soup, so I found several on-line that were similar to it and came up with this version myself.

Incredible! (1 rating)
Parmesan Herb Bread

Use your bread machine to make this delicious, Italian bread to complement a healthy soup and salad meal.

Very Good (2 ratings)
Oven Fried Chicken Legs

Chicken legs are affordable, and when you cook them right, they can be a delicious, occasional part of a healthy diet!

Pate Chinois Ground Beef, Corn and Potatoe Casserole

This is a Canadian recipe that is super easy to make and very easy on the wallet. Only 5 ingredients for a family meal!

Chicken Salad

This is a healthy chicken salad that is delicious served on lettuce leaves, in a whole wheat tortilla or on whole grain bread.

Cracker Crumb Baked Porked Chops

As a believer in the concept of keeping favorite foods a part of our new lifestyle, I developed this recipe that is usually fried into a healthier version by using whole wheat flour, egg whites instead of whole eggs and then baking them until they were deliciously crisp and tasty!

Whole Wheat Pizza Crust

Homemade crust is simiple, and you are in control of the ingredients. This is an all-natural pizza crust recipe using whole wheat flour, honey and olive oil rather than the traditional less healthy ingredients. This is an extremely versatile recipe!

Black Bean and Corn Quesadillas

This is a delicious, protein rich vegetarian quesadilla that is super simple to make!

Bran Muffins

I converted this bran muffin recipe to an even healthier muffin by replacing the oil with applesauce and replacing half the all-purpose flour with whole wheat flour. They are sweet and moist!

Chicken and Wild Rice

It doesn't get any simpler than this easy chicken and rice recipe!


Lasagna is often a hands-off food when watching your calories, but it was easy to increase the fiber with whole wheat pasta and to reduce the calories in this classic comfort food by using part-skim cheeses.

Very Good (1 rating)
Italian Turkey Sausage Marinara

I spiced up my normal marinara recipe with turkey italian sausage links. It was delicious and healthy!


This recipe is simple and delicious with any Mexican meal or as a snack with veggies or baked tortilla chips.

Chicken Fajitas

This is a super easy, all-natural chicken fajita recipe.

Honey Mustard Vinagrette

Tangy sweet salad dressing!

Incredible! (1 rating)
Crock Pot Vegetable Soup

This is a super easy vegetable soup made with kidney beans and butter beans. Delicious on a cool evening!

Stuffed Oven French Toast

This is a delicious French toast treat made with bananas and reduced fat cream cheese.

Chicken Tetrazzini

A made-over version of an easy tetrazzini recipe. This is a great way to use leftover turkey or chicken.

Chicken Rice Soup

Delicious soup for a cold fall or winter day made with easy to prepare ingredients.

Oatmeal Applebutter Bars

This is a delicious fall treat.

Twist on Shepherd's Pie

This is a yummy take on Shepherd's Pie that my family has been making for years. It uses tomato soup and green beans in the filling and is absolutely delicious!

Turkey Noodle Soup

This is a delicious soup that will warm you up on a cold day. You can substitute diced, leftover turkey instead of ground turkey as well.

Maryland Crab Cakes

These crab cakes are delicious and will make you long for those traditional East Coast treats! The fat is reduced by using reduced fat mayo and broiling rather than deep frying! Yum!

Strawberry Pineapple Smoothie

This is a copy-cat recipe like the yummy smoothie they make at Graeters!

Easy Macaroni Salad

This is classic Macaroni Salad with lighter ingredients. You can't tell the difference!

Very Good (10 ratings)
Honey Barbecue Sauce

This is a sweet and spicy barbecue sauce. Add more or less chili powder to please your pallette.

Copy-Cat Alfredo Sauce

This is yummy and very similar to the flavor you'll find at your local Italian restaurant.

Nutty Fruity Seedy Trail Mix

Basic trail mix with several raw, natural ingredients.

Chocolate Banana Yogurt Smoothie

A yummy, healthy treat for breakfast or anytime!

Sweet Potatoe Quinoa

This is a delicious side dish to serve any time of the year, but it is also a healthy and highly nutritious dish for the Thanksgiving table!

Rocco Dispirito's Low-Fat Ranch Dressing

I promise you will not miss the fat in this dressing. We love it more than the full-fat version you find in the grocery store!

Rachel Ray's Taco Pasta Sauce

Super easy, healthy, kid-friendly 30 minute meal!

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