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We love this dish. Serve over rice and a side of broccoli.
This is delicious. Serve with brown rice and asparagus.
Uses Coconut flour
Recipe from Thug Kitchen
Add any flavors you want - the seeds and milk is the starting point. Serves 2
Milk causes gas in people exhibiting Vata symptoms (debility, dryness, constipation, anxiety) because of their weak agni, or digestive fire. For those with a Kapha-type profile, perhaps tending toward excess weight, lethargy, and mucous buildup in the digestive tract, milk can trigger a lot of congestion. Gold milk, on the other hand, is readily absorb-able by Vata and actually destroys mucous in Kapha, making this essential nutritive tonic and rejuvenator a treat for all.
Here's how: Cinnamon and cardamom stimulate digestive activity and break up stomach mucous making the milk easy to digest. Once digested, nutrient-dense milk has a tendency to cool, congeal, and clog the blood. As circulation stagnates, the lungs, sinuses, and all empty cavities fill up with fluids, especially mucous. This kind of mucous lodges deep in the lungs and can be very difficult for Kapha individuals to expectorate.
The herb that gives this recipe its namesake, the golden turmeric, heats and thins the blood. Honey liquefies mucous, preventing the aforementioned circulatory stagnation and mucus. Thin blood circulates freely and makes a Kapha body warm-blooded during colder winter months!
Additionally, turmeric is a natural antibiotic and antimicrobial that is appropriate for even weak individuals. Cinnamon, the beloved spice that seems to have a place in all fall and winter desserts, can help with rebounding from the colds and flus that are as much a part of the holidays as caroling and jingle bells.
Makes 3 servings
I plan on cutting down on the cayenne pepper and skipping the chipotle. Nutritional value is based per thigh, although most people will eat 2 thighs (servings)
Truly delicious. My favorite way to fix greens is in bacon grease. These are no exception. The red wine vinegar and allspice take them to another level. Yum! Feel free to add onion or garlic if desired.
Delicious whole grain waffles. This is a basic starting point, add what you like...blueberries, chocolate chips, nuts & seeds, nut butters, etc...
Local grass fed butter and maple syrup
Peanut butter and raw local honey
Coconut, pineapple and banana
Almonds and chocolate chips
Yogurt mixed with vanilla and raw honey
Homemade berry syrup
Cinnamon fried Apples and organic vanilla ice cream
Maple syrup and toasted pecans
Blueberries and Cashews
Like having an apple pie in a glass - Makes 2 servings
Family size salad, great for BBQ's
Chicken can also be baked in the oven 350-400 for 20/30 mins.
Nice change from hummus. Great with carrots and whole wheat crackers
This recipe was remixed from "Eggnog Holiday Bread" Could use eggnog instead of cider if desired
My version made healthier
Serve with a simple steamed vegetable and a crisp mixed green salad for a light and healthy dinner.
This recipe is basic and delicious. Change the ingredients to suit your taste and circumstances.
These cookies are very rich. A delicious and wholesome treat anytime.
Chia seeds are incredible tiny little seeds that contain all nine essential amino acids, 3 times more iron than spinach and 5 times more calcium than milk. They’re high in fiber (which aids in weight loss and digestive repair) plus they give you lots of energy. Here’s a delicious and healthy chia recipe you can make for breakfast or a mid day snack.
Quick chocolate fix when you're having one of those days..
Maple sweetened, all natural, pure food
try with honey instead next time? Crust not calculated in nutrition info
Wonderful dip for homemade pita chips or sweet potato chips and cut up veggies. I like bell peppers, carrots, cucumbers and celery. Very easy and healthy. Could spoon this on top of baked potatoes or sweet potatoes for a vegetarian lunch.
used all whole wheat flour, omitted nuts, cut the butter with applesauce and subbed honey for brown sugar
original recipe here http://thetanglednest.com/2010/01/super-qu
Basic Recipe to easily change around and play with..
double if needed. I actually prefer this hot...without baking it...just add a little milk and some raisins. Delish!
From Rachel Ray magazine
This could not be easier - dried fruit and nuts. food processor. that's it! No bake and no mess
tomatoes, cucumber, peas
Kids love this! - recipe adapted and photo taken from
Perfect for sugar cookies
Clean and Healthy Paleo frosting
Great for pumpkin or gingerbread spiced cakes
I love the flavors in this spicy bread. I've added some protein and flax for nutrition and cut the butter with applesauce, it still turns out delicious and uber healthy!
This is a basic recipe. Veggies, nuts, herbs, vinegars can all be switched up to create new recipes..
This is my go to recipe for corn muffins. Easy, adaptable and delicious.
Recipe adapted and photo taken from -http://smartfoodandfit.com/clean-eating-c
Recipe adapted and photo taken from http://www.myrecipes.com/recipe/carrot-cak
These are a fantastic treat for a weekend breakfast or after school snack. I actually make these ahead of time and reheat for a quick delicious breakfast. Serve with organic honey butter or pure maple syrup
40 cookies, 20 servings
Yogurt and a little mayo mixed with spices/herbs. Terrific dip for veggies.
Quick way to boost your veggie intake.
Homemade pigs in a blanket. Made from scratch dough wrapped around hot dogs and is baked for a healthy and fun dinner.
Can also just make breadsticks with the dough, it's so versatile.
A must-have on crisp fall mornings! Serve with a dollop of whipped cream for a real treat.
Turned out well! Very yummy
A very easy, rich and moist cake. Frost with cream cheese frosting if desired or serve with fresh blueberries and dusted with powdered sugar.
Adapted recipe from the sunlit kitchen. Uses protein powder, applesauce in place of some butter and less sugar....totally healthy now! Grab a cup of coffee...
Added protein powder, uses fat free cream cheese...
Makes a large batch, about 3 dozen
Freeze half the dough if desired to get about 18-20 cookies
Simple and delicious dish to use up some eggplant. Serve with a salad and falafel.
These are delicious!
Carolina Style BBQ - I used pork loin instead
14 servings...4 ounces per serving
Our family favorite! Makes 4 medium size glasses. Can be doubled if needed.
Makes 16 slices of multigrain bread. Great for sandwiches or toasted with jam.
Serving size: 2 oz.
Refreshing summertime salad. Serve on a bed of lettuce and add some sliced tomato on the side. Vanilla frozen yogurt topped with some natural peanut butter ends the meal perfectly!
Simple and easy. I like this served along with a large chopped salad with plenty of veggies. Serve peanut butter oatmeal cookies for desert.
This cake calls for fruit juice concentrate to sweeten it without any added sugar! It's a bit coarser than a cake made with sugar, but very good - and healthy!
This recipe changes to whatever vegetable I am roasting. cauliflower this time
The healthiest candy you will ever eat!
Use any type of greens desired
recipe on back of Kroger Oat Bran
Use mini muffin tins for these. They are great served with chili and soups.
Tuna salad meets macaroni and cheese!
Ground Pork sausage may also be used. Use one bouillon cube instead of 3.
This one dish meal is so easy. No need to cook the chicken or the rice first - they both cook together in the oven! Great for company. I like to serve this with a huge mixed green salad and strawberries topped with light whipped cream and a few chocolate chips for desert.
I like to serve this during the summer with mashed potatoes and glazed carrots. Very reminscent of Thanksgiving, which is nice when the wheather is so hot you forget about the holidays!
This is quite spicy, especially if feeding children. Serve in big bowls with a side of corn muffins. Serve lemon bars for desert.
Absolutely delicious! Serve with a spinach salad, breadsticks and lemon bars for desert. Serves 5.
Adapted from Elana's pantry
Serve with mashed potatoes or steamed rice and candied carrots.
Simple and delicious! - added protein powder (can be omitted if desired) Great for plain cakes and rolled sugar cookies
These are great for breakfast. Sometimes I make a simple glaze out of powdered sugar and milk to drizzle over them.
This is a delicious way to make plain rice extra special.
This makes a kid pleasing meal if served over shoestring fries. Serve alongside steamed broccoli and peanut butter cookies for desert!
Try using shrimp and adding corn instead. Sprinkle with fresh parsley and a squeeze of lemon. Add hushpuppies on the side along with a fresh tossed salad.
Experiment with different flavors!
These are a favorite for Sunday Breakfast at our house.
About 8 servings...2 Tbsp each
I use this basic recipe to make several different dishes including chicken and biscuits, chicken divan, chicken pot pie and chicken curry
try cooking everything together for an hour?
2 servings (4 oz each) *could get 3 servings out of this ...a little over 2 1/2 oz each serving
could even make chicken tenders/nuggets
A very hearty dish. Serve over brown rice or pasta (if desired) with a light tossed salad and orange sections.
Makes 10 tortillas - freeze the extras or could cut recipe in half
Add mushrooms, water chestnuts, baby corn, cabbage or any other veggie you feel is appropriate. I also like to add shrimp if I'm feeling wealthy.
I have no clue if this will work....called for 90% protein powder?
can use this for bloody mary's! Yum...also great with Braggs apple cider vinegar
This stuff is SO good...eat it on a bed of shredded lettuce instead of a dip or serve with whole grain tortilla chips! High in protein.
Makes 2 servings....or 1 BIG serving
Easy meal to throw together. Serve over brown rice. I like to add pineapple chunks to it and brocccoli.
A more healthy version of one of my favorites.
cut oil by 2 TBSP... Still kept the chicken thigh - could switch to breasts
Bake without a crust for pumpkin custard
cut sugar in half -
May add protein powder if desired.
This is a wonderful quick fix soup for a light lunch or dinner. Serve with corn muffins and chocolate cake for desert.
Just like the rice you get at Mexican restaurants. Delicious alongside any Mexican meal.
Serves 3-4 people
this would be great with a little salmon
So simple! Divided into 6 servings to add in sides, otherwise divide into 4 servings.
Easy recipe for cubed pork. Serve over rice. (could use chicken instead too) Serves 5.
Quite elegant for being so simple. Serve with roasted asparagus and cauliflower. Serve apple pie for desert topped with vanilla frozen yogurt.
Great for lunch. Serve with a side salad and fresh baked cookies.
This uses less expensive peanut butter instead of the traditional tahini. I love it just as much! Great with veggies and whole wheat crackers/tortillas.
This is surprisingly delicious. My kids love this for a snack plain or toasted spread with jam. Even make french toast out of it.
150 calories, 8 grams of protein! Great for a quick breakfast. Grab a cup of latte and a banana and you're ready to go!
Makes a great satay for chicken. Use chunky peanut butter if desired. Serve with steamed broccoli or cabbage and sliced pears. Makes 6 servings.
This recipe is probably a little less fat than calculated b/c of the oil left in the pan that wasn't absorbed. Oh well, eat an extra scoop of desert later ; )
Delicious! Cheese can be omitted, but I like it cheesy. Serve alongside a simply dressed spinach salad and garlic breadsticks. Pistachio pudding topped with lowfat whipped cream makes a perfect desert.
Makes 12 servings, perfect for frosting with my chocolate frosting
This can aslo be assembled in individual muffin cups for 6 single servings. Grease them well! Serve with a side salad for a simple, light lunch.
Uses 1 pound dry navy beans
Great on whole wheat buns with lettuce and spicy mayonnaise or served with brown rice drizzled with sesame oil and steamed broccoli. Plain and simple vanilla pudding topped with crushed graham crackers makes a perfect desert.
Traditional cornbread recipe
Use in any recipe calling for meatballs
High protein, low carb breakfast or snack. Try broccoli & cheddar or asparagus and swiss! Could try cubing up a piece of bread and mixing it in too!
This makes a smaller meatloaf, ideal for smaller families or just for a simple saturday lunch. It's really quite simple. Serve with green beans and mashed potatoes. Peanut butter cookies make the perfect desert.
Delicious side dish to any roasted meat. Serve hot with extra butter or gravy.
Low carb substitute for mashed potatoes
Could add a little protein powder to an individual serving if desired...??
Makes a small dish - 4 servings
These have no added flour in them, just pure cornmeal goodness with some added protein powder
Serve with a simply steamed vegetable
Makes 6-8 muffins. They are dense because of the protein powder but wonderful dipped in coffee or milk. I added the zest of one lemon and it turned out great, nice citrus flavor.
Low calorie & low fat. Serve with cheese and cornbread. Can add about 1 cup leftover meat such for more protein.
Almost 18 grams of fiber per serving!
Easy and filling. I like to serve this with a ceasar salad and pistachio pudding for desert.
Serve over fried whole wheat noodles or brown rice. This is also good served over crispy-sauteed cabbage strips
Sometimes I add tuna or cooked chicken to this to make it a main dish. Delicious!
baked - not fried!
Great with fish and as a sandwich spread.
Serve over brown rice. This is great served with corn muffins and greens. Cheesecake topped with fruit makes a terrific end to this meal.
This is an old southern recipe that resembles pecan pie, but is much cheaper to make. Some people like to add coconut with the oatmeal (about 1/2 cup should do) also good with 1/2 cup raisins added.
Recipe is easily doubled. I like to serve this with california blend vegetables and lemon jello cake for desert.
great for soup
This can also be done in the crockpot. Combine everything and cook on low for about 6 hours.
Recipe has been cut in half from the original
Makes 6 fresh biscuits
Quick lunch for the kids and I - divided into 3 servings for us. Serve over pasta with a tomato salad and a side of fruit.
A wonderful and hearty casserole. Serve with roasted asparagus or brussels sprouts and pineapple slices.
Great side dish for grilled ham. Also makes a healthy meatless lunch, serve with tomato sadwiches.
This is a hearty recipe. Everyone seems to love it and it's so simple. Bursting with tomato flavor! Serve with whole wheat muffins and a large side salad or steamed broccoli.
This is a delicious sauce for chicken. Serve over brown rice with peas and carrots. I used 1 1/2 pounds of thigh for this time.
Great with tea or coffee for an afternoon pick-me-up.
Delicious! Check after 20 min! Would probably make good cupcakes? MMMM : )
A great quick and easy breakfast! Serve with plenty of fresh fruit and powdered sugar and/or maple syrup.
This is a simple one-pot supper. Serve with a tomato & cucumber salad and sliced peaches.
These are so good and easy that they get eaten up so fast that you may have to make a double batch.
I finally got it down. These are good, they are thin - but I like them that way and they taste terrific!
These mini brownie bites are a hit at potlucks and picnics! You can also warm them up for breakfast as a treat. Top with a dab of ganache and a dollop of whipped cream to make them a little fancier.
I love this sweet glaze for ham. Great for Christmas or Easter dinner.
these turned into elf hats or popovers.. not sure why, too much protein maybe or too much baking powder. They have a very plain flavor, hence the name. Good for alongside soups when some added protein is beneficial. Might try baking a little less next time..
This makes a simple but delicious marinara sauce for dipping breadsticks or topping pizzas. I also like this mixed with my scrambled eggs and then topped with mozerella cheese. Double this recipe for pasta.
Such an easy and delicious way to cook chicken. Fresh lemon is key to this dish. Serve with roasted potatoes and asparagus. End the meal with cheesecake pudding topped with fresh blueberries.
Makes 2 pie crusts. Calculate 2 servings if using in a double pie crust recipe like apple or blueberry pie. If you only need one, wrap the other half in plastic wrap and aluminum foil and freeze for later.
Tastes like a light fluffy biscuit. Wonderful with any dinner or even for breakfast with jam. So easy!
Use pork chops instead of chicken breasts for a change of pace.
Serve wrapped in whole wheat tortillas with cheese and topped with salsa. Or serve this mixture on top of shredded green lettuce topped with cheese, salsa, yogurt and your favorite Mexican condiments! Divided into 5 servings to match up with my corn tortilla recipe - 2 tacos or 1 burrito per serving
4 servings, 13 grams of protein each!
So delicious! Uses processed sugar - can sub organic if needed or just omit the topping. Although then, these would not be "donut" muffins.
This is just a basic, simple version. You can add almost anything to these to suit your taste. Chopped pickle, olives, japapeno, red onion, mustard or your favorite herbs/spices may be added.
Sugar and fat has been reduced...whole wheat flour added...
A classic dish. Serve with yeast rolls and applesauce.
Serve over brown rice or noodles along with broccoli. Make gingersnaps for desert.
Do this on stove in LARGE stew pot. Crockpot is not big enough
Cheese NOT calculated. Recipe doubles easily.
I would describe this as a creamy thick chicken soup. Delicious over homemade biscuits or noodles. Serve with a huge spinach salad and lime jello with low fat whipped cream.
Frozen mixed vegetables and beef slow cooked in beef broth create an easy weeknight dinner. Serve with cheddar biscuits a side salad and sliced peaches with cinnamon for desert.
Using top sirloin
Double this recipe if you want to serve these at a party as an appetizer. Otherwise, Simply serve over brown rice for a tasty kid pleasing dinner. Add steamed broccoli and pudding for desert.
Uses frozen chicken!
This is a fantastic frosting for cakes or bars. It also makes a delcious dip for fruits and cookies
This is best served with whole wheat fettucini. Goes well with chicken or salmon. Or simply serve as is for a meatless meal that is quite filling. Add a side of steamed broccoli and mushrooms and serve strawberries topped with whipped cream for desert.
Serve with cream cheese or butter. Or just plain with a glass of milk or hot tea. Delicious!
Delicious! Serve with Dill triscuits or homemade whole wheat crackers and celery sticks.
makes 1 1/2 cups dry mix. Equal to a 8.5 oz box of Jiffy. (minus one tbsp oil) : )
These are especially good drizzled with warm honey and topped with pecans. Our family loves these. They are also good plain and spread with butter alongside soups or chili.
I didn't used protein powder this time. Sub'd spenda for sugar & made my own evaporated miilk
Double this recipe easily for 2 pounds of stew meat. It's really delicious, especially in the fall and winter months. Serve with hot yeast rolls and chocolate applesauce cake for desert.
Traditionally, tetrazzini is made with spaghetti. But I've replaced that with a more substantial noodle like rotini to hold up to the sturdy dish. Goes wonderfully with steamed spinach, garlic breadsticks and lemononade butter cake for desert.
A classic side dish. Use all rice or use a little broken up pasta for true ric-a-roni.
Tripple the recipe and flash freeze the rest for quick breakfasts.
Double the recipe for gift giving, or just becuase it's that good!
Crust and fillings are not calculated. The nutritional information is for a plain cheddar quiche, add the extras if needed.
A classic side dish
Only makes 4 servings - double or tripple for a crowd
Add chopped apple and walnuts! Yum (cook the apple with the oatmeal)
cut this in half and bake without crust for a good pancake topping?
Quick and easy!
This is a favorite of mine. It has no added sugar in the oatmeal, so use whatever sweetener you prefer when serving.
Good southern cookin'!
This is a pretty straight forward simple version of chili. It's very easy to make and quite good. Serve topped with shredded cheddar cheese and warm out-of-the-oven cornbread. Delicious!
2 servings - double if needed
Delicious! Super moist, stuck to pan a bit...use muffin cups next time?
Goes well with BBQ and oven fried chicken.
Makes 6 biscuits. Serve warm on an early Sunday morning with coffee or orange juice and grab a banana before heading off to church. Recipe is easily doubled.
I like these frosted with vanilla frosting or dusted with powdered sugar. Kids love these as a snack. I like these with carrots and walnuts added - but the kids prefer them plain.
I really like this frosted with vanilla frosting. Makes a very healthy snack or even alongside your morning coffee.
This is a wonderful side dish to roast beef and roast turkey. It doubles/tripples easily for a crowd.
Devides into 12 servings, perfect for my chocolate cake.
Recipe tested 11/12/13 - very good!
Might try to double the recipe next time
Forgot the chia seeds : (
This cake uses whole wheat flour, producing a denser cake than my original chocolate cake. I like to serve this cake plain with my cherry pie filling spooned on top.
So simple and very good. A little higher in fat, but worth every bit! Serve with Mexican rice and steamed broccoli. Add sliced bananas drizzled with honey for desert.
Good comfort food - espicially in the fall and winter months. You don't need a side dish for this one, it's a one pot meal. Serve with a fruity jello topped with light whipped cream for desert.
Great for leftover chicken, uses 2 cups chopped cooked chicken. These are very easy, but quite messy. Grab a napkin and dig in! Serve with mexican style rice and steamed broccoli. Chocolate pudding makes a nice desert.
Easy way to serve a london broil.
Leftover cooked chicken is great for this. Substitute homemade flour tortillas if desired. These are very rich. I recommend a simple salad of shredded lettuce, tomatoes, corn, jalapenos and salsa topped with a dollop of plain yogurt on the side. Follow with coconut macaroons for desert.
Great for leftover chicken or turkey! Double the recipe for bigger appetites. I like to serve these with carrot raisin salad, pineapple and big glasses of ice cold milk. Kids love these.
A great southern recipe made healthy. Serve with cucumbers & sour cream and peanut butter cookies for desert.
I love the curry and raisins together in this southern dish. Typically using a whole cut up fryer, I adapted it to use boneless skinless breasts. Serve over rice with cooked cabbage and sugar cookies for desert.
Delicious and quick! Serve over spaghetti along with roasted zucchini or broccoli, garlic breadsticks and chocolate applesauce cake for desert.
This is one of my favorite comfort foods. Serve with steamed green beans and orange jello poke cake topped with whipped cream for desert.
This is quite hearty and high in calories. I would suggest serving this with a simply dressed salad or a steamed veggetable like broccoli. Round out the meal with sliced broiled pinapple topped with organic vanilla ice cream and toasted coconut
After you practice it some, the whole procedure takes less than 20 minutes, and the tortillas are sooo good. Use them the same way you would store-bought tortillas: burritos, soft tacos, etc.
Yummy and rich, serve with a simple steamed vegetable like broccoli. Have fresh sliced strawberries topped with light whipped cream or fat free pudding for desert, rounding out the whole meal for under 500 calories!
This is a simple dinner for a busy night. The dry ingredients can be combined in bags and stored on the pantry shelf for an even quicker dinner! Serve with a tossed salad and fudge brownies for desert.
Makes 25 small balls - each ball is 50 calories, 2 g. protein
the crust still needs some working with. Maybe a little less butter/applesauce next time - try 2 tbsp. each? Only use 20 oz (one scoop, or half a scoop- 10 oz) protein powder in filling . 4 tbsp. flax seed meal. Try these again : (
Next time base recipe on this - http://www.tastebook.com/recipes/3243108-M
Kids love these sweet, candy like coated carrots.
Lots of spice and cajun flavor! Serve with roasted potatoes and corn on the cob.
This is wonderful during the fall and winter when cabbage and apples are usually pretty cheap. Great with pork chops and mashed potatoes!
I usually serve this over baked potatoes, but it is also good served over rice, pasta or even grilled chicken.
This is very rich. Great with grilled chicken and corn on the cob.
Sub this for any recipe calling for cream of "something" soup! Healthy and preservative free!!!
Serve these hot right away with organic preserves, marmalade, heated honey or pumpkin butter. These are great for Sunday mornings while getting ready for Church.
Classic BBQ beans for a crowd, freeze some to make cowgirl beans if desired
Great for pancakes, french toast, and plain yogurt. Use different berries to change it up!
Substitute any frozen fruit for the blueberries. Try leftover apple pie filling too! This time I used cranberries, but that changes often
Thick and hearty. This is one of our favorite soups.
Used sirloin for this...
Very simple, preservative free and healthy! Serve with a simple salad dressed with sliced radishes, tomatoes, black olives, salsa, pickled jalapeno and a dollop of plain yogurt.
Delicious and easy. Serve over rice or noodles along with steamed carrots and green beans and apple crisp for desert.
Use a lesser fatty beef if possible. This is calculated with Stew beef.
Homemade BBQ Sauce, NO PRESERVATIVES!
This can also be done in a crock pot. Just throw everything in and cook for 8 hours on low.
9 servings, 6 grams protein each - DELICIOUS!
Makes 6 muffins, 7 grams of protein each
Try adding nuts or dark chocolate chips or frost with Nutella!! YUM!
Chicken breasts covered with crispy bacon, sauted onion and melted cheese! Round out the meal by serving this on whole wheat buns and steamed broccoli on the side. Or serve with whipped mashed potatoes and asparagus.
Substitute other purees for the applesauce: crushed pineapple, pumpkin, carrot, prunes, cranberries, banana etc..
This is a delicious alternative to maple syrup.
Healthy and delicious snacks! kids love them!
A basic apple cobbler with a whole wheat biscuit like topping adding protien powder. Serve warm with a scoop of frozen vanilla yogurt.
This is also healthy enough to serve for breakfast. I like it with a little milk or yogurt on top sprinkled with nuts
A healthy alternative to the original
This is really good made with peaches or pears too. Choose which ever fruit is most abundant. Peaches in the summertime, apples and pears in the fall and winter.
Makes about 7 cups of mix. Divided into 7 1-cup servings for recipe calculations.
made these a little lighter, less sugar & butter
Might want to have 2 servings of this stuff!
Spread with raspberry jam for a real treat!
This tasty soup could not be any easier!
This is a very old recipe from the 40's. A version of it used to appear on the backs of cans of evaporated milk. It was originally very high in fat, but this version makes it a healthy meal.
Delicious. Double the recipe and freeze the rest if desired. Serve with plenty of cornbread for sopping up the bean juice!
Use as a crust for pizza, a delicious wrap for salads, or alongside soup for dipping.
A pasta dish packed full of veggies!
A delicious and healthy side dish. Serve it for breakfast, lunch or dinner.
Bacon and greens, YUM. (May substitute any kind of green. Kale, Spinach, Collard, turnip...)
This pizza crust is easy and very good. Use whole wheat flour for a healthy alternative to ordering out.
I replaced the MSG Lipton soup with a homemade version.. Vary the spices for different flavor (add sesame oil, ginger, steak seasoning, etc...)
This is probably my favorite breakfast of all time. Serve over steaming hot biscuits and fresh fruit on the side.
Our favorite way to fix veggies!
1 overflowing cup = 1 serving
This is the easiest and tastiest recipe for stuffed peppers you will ever find!
Delicious pork roast is stuffed inside crispy taco shells for an unbelievable dinner! Serve with all the fixin's and my recipe for taco rice, yum!
This is great. Would be good with ham or sausage too. Even just veggies like mushrooms and green pepper.
This is absolutely fabulous!
Serve the soup hot with a nice crusty bread or whole wheat muffins
Easy and quick. Kids love this!
Peppers are stuffed with ground beef, rice and corn to make a filling meal.
A delightful gelatin salad made with pears and lime juice.
These cookies are healthier than most because of the whole wheat flour. They taste really good too.
A lighter version of my favorite cookie...Uses 2 scoops of protein powder (Makes about 50-60 cookies)
An easy slow cooked teriyaki flavored pork roast.
Black eyed peas simmered with carrots, celery, onion and green peppers have a wonderful homestyle flavor.
Pork chops baked in a sweet and sour sauce.
Oh so good. I usually save this one for special occasions!
Easy, quick and delicious! Divide into 4-5 servings
These yummy burgers are another favorite of children. But grown-ups don't mind them either! Serve with a nice light crisp salad.
A lower fat version of the original.
Perfect for that leftover Thanksgiving turkey! This is not a light dish, so it is best served with a light salad or steamed veggie. Yum!
An easy quick fix dinner!
This is one of my favorite breads. I especially like this bread toasted and spread with home made strawberry jelly.
I usually double this recipe because it's so good. Easy and quick too! Serve with beef or tomato gravy.
This is good with any grain for a main dish, or just plain over rice, noodles, biscuits or potatoes. I also serve this over my Salisbury Steak. Wonderful!
I serve this sometimes with frozen strawberries, sometimes with chocolate syrup, and sometimes with pound cake. It can be used like a custard sauce if you like. I find it much easier to make than traditional custard, which is usually thickened only with egg yolks.
This dip is very good. Serve on crackers or chips and enjoy!
These are a wonderful snack or appetizer. I like them dipped in a little mustard. Yum.
The traditional Thanksgiving turkey. Brining the turkey is key to it's wonderful flavor.
A must-have casserole on the Thanksgiving table. Delicious!
These are similar to the ones available at some fried chicken places. They are nice and spicy, crunchy and tender all at the same time.
This recipe is excellent. It's a sturdy side dish, so serve it with a simple roasted meat like chicken or pork.
A wonderful whole wheat bread
So easy, Make the night before and bake in the morning! Serve with a fruit salad. Perfect before heading off to church.
This is definatley not for those on a diet. It's a special treat for special occasions!
Serve with rye muffins, roasted potatoes and steamed carrots. Delicious and perfect for Sunday Supper.
I love this easy way to lighten up fried chicken. You still get the flavor without all the fat.
Another simple side dish.
This is a basic recipe. It's very good the way it is written, but you may want to add some mustard, chopped cooked egg, olives, herbs, etc.... experiment and make it your own! :)
This is a wonderful salad. Great for lunch. Use it anywhere you would potato or macaroni salad.
This is a great recipe. Serve with tartar sauce, lemon wedges and extra Worcestershire sauce to sprinkle on top. YUM!
These are great Thanksgiving morning. Just enough to keep you full until turkey time!
These make a great snack!
A really fun dinner, hearty and filling.
An easy skillet meal!
This one brings back memories! Pure comfort food.
This is such a simple recipe. It turns out delicious every time!
This is a great recipe for yeast rolls.
Thanksgiving is not complete without this yummy dessert.
A Thanksgiving favorite! Could try adding protein powder to the cheesecake part.
This is an excellent flavorful side dish.
Delicious. Serve with cornbread on the side for a traditional New Orleans style dinner.
This couldn't be any easier to make. It's great with ham.
This simple easy cobbler is a favorite at our house.
This is a wonderful change from marshmallow topped sweet potatoes around the holidays.
Simple and delicious. Serve with light ice cream or whipped topping.
These cookies make a great, healthy snack.
I love this recipe because it is so easy to prepare. I think it goes together even faster than most cookie mixes. If desired, this recipe can easily be doubled.
My traditional Birthday Cake.
This reminds me of fall. The flavors are fantastic!
This is delicious served over pancakes or waffles. Stir it into oatmeal or top off any hot cereal. Use as a dip for cinnamon sweetened baked pita chips or spoon over plain Greek yogurt. This is more than just a pancake topping!
Start these the night before for an easy satisfying breakfast or brunch.
I love this stuff! Sprinkle it on yogurt or cereal for a healthy treat.
This recipe is another super way to use up ageing bananas.
These are hearty and healthy pancakes. Sometimes I even make these as a bread to go with soups or stews.
Double the recipe and freeze for later
Quick and easy! I like to serve this in soft taco shells topped with sour cream, salsa and low fat cheese.
This is my favorite sloppy joe mix ever!
I like to serve these with cream cheese for breakfast, and with a little Vanilla Frosting in the lunch box. They make a nice holiday gift too.
Recipes I've Rated:
Recipe Collections I've Shared:
|Cakes and Frostings
All of my best cake and frosting recipes.
|Ground Beef & Ground Turkey Recipes
Most of my ground beef recipes call for regular cheap ground beef to be cooked, drained and rinsed in hot water. This turns regular ground beef into extra lean ground beef without the cost. You may substitute extra lean ground beef or ground turkey in any of these recipes.
|Breakfast and Brunch Recipes
Some of my favorite recipes
|Beans, Peas and Lentils
A few of my favorite bean dishes.
|Candy, Cookies and Bars
A collection of favorites.
|Beef, Pork and Ham
My collection of tried and true favorites!
|Pies, Cobblers and Puddings
A collection of my favorite recipes.
|Vegetable/Fruit Side Dishes
Some of my favorites.
|Pasta and Pizza