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Smoked Sausage Supper

We love this dish. Serve over rice and a side of broccoli.

Apricot Chicken

This is delicious. Serve with brown rice and asparagus.

Hootenanny Pancakes

Uses Coconut flour

Chia Pudding

Add any flavors you want - the seeds and milk is the starting point. Serves 2

Gold Milk - Ayurvedic

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.

Sweet and Spicy Chicken Thighs

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.

Whole Wheat Waffles

Delicious whole grain waffles. This is a basic starting point, add what you like...blueberries, chocolate chips, nuts & seeds, nut butters, etc...
Serving suggestions:
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

Apple Pie Smoothie

Like having an apple pie in a glass - Makes 2 servings

Best Ever Broccoli Salad

Family size salad, great for BBQ's

Honey Lemon Grilled Chicken

Chicken can also be baked in the oven 350-400 for 20/30 mins.

White Bean Dip

Nice change from hummus. Great with carrots and whole wheat crackers

Raisin Bread

This recipe was remixed from "Eggnog Holiday Bread" Could use eggnog instead of cider if desired

Benne Wafers

My version made healthier

Country Dijon Shrimp Saute

Serve with a simple steamed vegetable and a crisp mixed green salad for a light and healthy dinner.

Rye Berry and Bean Salad

This recipe is basic and delicious. Change the ingredients to suit your taste and circumstances.

Chocolate Chia Cookies

These cookies are very rich. A delicious and wholesome treat anytime.

Very Good (2 ratings)
Banana Chia Seed Pudding

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.

Paleo Mug Brownie

Quick chocolate fix when you're having one of those days..

Whipped Cream

Maple sweetened, all natural, pure food

Very Good (6 ratings)
Greek Yogurt Cheesecake

try with honey instead next time? Crust not calculated in nutrition info

Greek Yogurt Hot Spinach Dip

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.

Super Quick Sandwich Bread

used all whole wheat flour, omitted nuts, cut the butter with applesauce and subbed honey for brown sugar
original recipe here

Quinoa Cereal

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!

Mole-Topped Sweet Potatoes

From Rachel Ray magazine

Kale and Walnut Pesto

Very Good (2 ratings)
Homemade Larabars

This could not be easier - dried fruit and nuts. food processor. that's it! No bake and no mess

Family Salad

tomatoes, cucumber, peas

Banana Date Smoothie

Kids love this! - recipe adapted and photo taken from

Marshmallow Whey Frosting

Perfect for sugar cookies

Very Good (5 ratings)
Maple-Vanilla Coconut Butter Frosting

Clean and Healthy Paleo frosting
Great for pumpkin or gingerbread spiced cakes

Old Fashioned Gingerbread

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!

Quinoa Salad

This is a basic recipe. Veggies, nuts, herbs, vinegars can all be switched up to create new recipes..

Whole Wheat Corn Muffins

This is my go to recipe for corn muffins. Easy, adaptable and delicious.

Clean Eating Chocolate Frosting

Recipe adapted and photo taken from -

Very Good (1 rating)
Carrot Cake Pancakes

Recipe adapted and photo taken from

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

Skinny No-Bake Cookies

40 cookies, 20 servings

Yogurt Ranch Dressing

Yogurt and a little mayo mixed with spices/herbs. Terrific dip for veggies.

Broccoli Salad for One

Quick way to boost your veggie intake.

Pigs in a Blanket

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.

Baked Pumpkin Oatmeal

A must-have on crisp fall mornings! Serve with a dollop of whipped cream for a real treat.

Recipe site:

Almond Mini Muffins

Turned out well! Very yummy

Preacher Cake

A very easy, rich and moist cake. Frost with cream cheese frosting if desired or serve with fresh blueberries and dusted with powdered sugar.

Pear Crumble

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...

Rolled Sugar Cookies

Makes a large batch, about 3 dozen

Freeze half the dough if desired to get about 18-20 cookies

Eggplant Elegante

Simple and delicious dish to use up some eggplant. Serve with a salad and falafel.

Lemon Blueberry Muffins

These are delicious!

Carolina Slow Cooker Pulled Pork

Carolina Style BBQ - I used pork loin instead

14 servings...4 ounces per serving

Family Favorite Protien Smoothie

Our family favorite! Makes 4 medium size glasses. Can be doubled if needed.

Anadama Bread for Bread Machine

Makes 16 slices of multigrain bread. Great for sandwiches or toasted with jam.
Serving size: 2 oz.

White Bean & Tuna Salad

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!

Impossible Cheeseburger Pie

Simple and easy. I like this served along with a large chopped salad with plenty of veggies. Serve peanut butter oatmeal cookies for desert.

Fruit Juice Butter Cake

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!

Roasted Vegetables

This recipe changes to whatever vegetable I am roasting. cauliflower this time

Chocolate Health Jumbles

The healthiest candy you will ever eat!

Simple Greens

Use any type of greens desired

Oat Bran Muffins

recipe on back of Kroger Oat Bran

Mini Cornmeal Bran Muffins

Use mini muffin tins for these. They are great served with chili and soups.

Baked Tuna Salad

Tuna salad meets macaroni and cheese!

Dirty Rice

Ground Pork sausage may also be used. Use one bouillon cube instead of 3.

Chicken Supreme

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.

Crock Pot Cranberry Chicken

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!

Chicken Okra Gumbo

This is quite spicy, especially if feeding children. Serve in big bowls with a side of corn muffins. Serve lemon bars for desert.

Very Good (9 ratings)
Pasta Pomodoro with Shrimp

Absolutely delicious! Serve with a spinach salad, breadsticks and lemon bars for desert. Serves 5.

Walnut Date Bars

Adapted from Elana's pantry

Oven Baked Swiss Steak

Serve with mashed potatoes or steamed rice and candied carrots.

Vanilla Frosting

Simple and delicious! - added protein powder (can be omitted if desired) Great for plain cakes and rolled sugar cookies

Very Good (1 rating)
Orange Juice Muffins

These are great for breakfast. Sometimes I make a simple glaze out of powdered sugar and milk to drizzle over them.

Very Good (1 rating)
Parmesan Rice Remix

This is a delicious way to make plain rice extra special.

Very Good (4 ratings)
Braised Beef Cubes in Gravy

This makes a kid pleasing meal if served over shoestring fries. Serve alongside steamed broccoli and peanut butter cookies for desert!

Very Good (5 ratings)
Clam Chowder

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.

Ice Cream French Toast

Experiment with different flavors!

Quick Cinnamon Rolls

These are a favorite for Sunday Breakfast at our house.

Ranch Dressing

About 8 servings...2 Tbsp each

Creamed Chicken

I use this basic recipe to make several different dishes including chicken and biscuits, chicken divan, chicken pot pie and chicken curry

Lentil Stew

try cooking everything together for an hour?

Parmesan Chicken Remix

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

Sausage Bean Skillet

A very hearty dish. Serve over brown rice or pasta (if desired) with a light tossed salad and orange sections.

Corn Tortillas

Makes 10 tortillas - freeze the extras or could cut recipe in half

Vegetables Lo Mein

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.

Protein Wheat Bread

I have no clue if this will work....called for 90% protein powder?

Tomato Juice Remix

can use this for bloody mary's! Yum...also great with Braggs apple cider vinegar

Black Bean and Cottage Cheese Dip

This stuff is SO it on a bed of shredded lettuce instead of a dip or serve with whole grain tortilla chips! High in protein.

Taco Salad Remix

Makes 2 servings....or 1 BIG serving

Very Good (40 ratings)
Skillet Chicken Teriyaki

Easy meal to throw together. Serve over brown rice. I like to add pineapple chunks to it and brocccoli.

Squash Casserole Remix

A more healthy version of one of my favorites.

Very Good (2 ratings)
Roasted New Potatoes and Chicken

cut oil by 2 TBSP... Still kept the chicken thigh - could switch to breasts

Pumpkin Pie Filling

Bake without a crust for pumpkin custard
cut sugar in half -
May add protein powder if desired.

Quick Chili Vegetable Soup

This is a wonderful quick fix soup for a light lunch or dinner. Serve with corn muffins and chocolate cake for desert.

Very Good (6 ratings)
Mexican Style Rice

Just like the rice you get at Mexican restaurants. Delicious alongside any Mexican meal.

Rice Pudding

Serves 3-4 people

Pasta with Lemon and Basil Remix

this would be great with a little salmon

Very Good (2 ratings)
Party Chicken Fajita Filling

So simple! Divided into 6 servings to add in sides, otherwise divide into 4 servings.

Very Good (2 ratings)
Sweet and Sour Pork

Easy recipe for cubed pork. Serve over rice. (could use chicken instead too) Serves 5.

Chicken Cordon Bleu

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.

Very Good (1 rating)
Coconut and Chia Bread

This is surprisingly delicious. My kids love this for a snack plain or toasted spread with jam. Even make french toast out of it.

Honey Flax Cakes

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!

Spicy Peanut Sauce

Makes a great satay for chicken. Use chunky peanut butter if desired. Serve with steamed broccoli or cabbage and sliced pears. Makes 6 servings.

Pan Fried Chicken Breasts

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 ; )

One Skillet Spaghetti

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.

Very Good (2 ratings)
Chocolate Health Cake

Makes 12 servings, perfect for frosting with my chocolate frosting

Broccoli Cheddar Pie

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.

Very Good (3 ratings)
Crockpot Navy Bean Soup

Serves 8
Uses 1 pound dry navy beans

Hawaiian Burgers

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.

My Best Cornbread

Traditional cornbread recipe

Very Good (1 rating)

Use in any recipe calling for meatballs

Microwave Egg & Cheese Casserole

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!

Small Meatloaf

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.

Creamy Mashed Potatoes

Delicious side dish to any roasted meat. Serve hot with extra butter or gravy.

Very Good (6 ratings)
Mashed Turnips Remix

Low carb substitute for mashed potatoes

Very Good (31 ratings)
Mashed Butternut Squash Remix

Could add a little protein powder to an individual serving if desired...??

Baked Macaroni & Cheese Casserole

Makes a small dish - 4 servings

Cornmeal Muffins

These have no added flour in them, just pure cornmeal goodness with some added protein powder

Spaghetti with Walnuts

Serve with a simply steamed vegetable

Marmalade/Jam Protein Muffins

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.

Lentil Pottage

Genesis 25:29-34

Lentil Chili

Low calorie & low fat. Serve with cheese and cornbread. Can add about 1 cup leftover meat such for more protein.

Very Good (2 ratings)
Lentil and Vegetable Soup With Dumplings

Almost 18 grams of fiber per serving!

Italian Beans & Rice

Easy and filling. I like to serve this with a ceasar salad and pistachio pudding for desert.

Cashew Chicken

Serve over fried whole wheat noodles or brown rice. This is also good served over crispy-sauteed cabbage strips

Italian Tomato and Pasta Salad

Sometimes I add tuna or cooked chicken to this to make it a main dish. Delicious!

Very Good (5 ratings)
Hush Puppies

baked - not fried!

Horseradish Dill Seafood Sauce

Great with fish and as a sandwich spread.

Hoppin John

Serve over brown rice. This is great served with corn muffins and greens. Cheesecake topped with fruit makes a terrific end to this meal.

Honey Oatmeal Pie Filling

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.

Homemade Noodles and Chicken

Recipe is easily doubled. I like to serve this with california blend vegetables and lemon jello cake for desert.

Very Good (1 rating)
Homestyle Lentils and Rice

This can also be done in the crockpot. Combine everything and cook on low for about 6 hours.

Very Good (2 ratings)
Bread Machine Burger Buns

Recipe has been cut in half from the original

Homemade Biscuits

Makes 6 fresh biscuits

Herbed Cheese Sauce

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.

Very Good (7 ratings)
Ham and Scalloped Potatoes

A wonderful and hearty casserole. Serve with roasted asparagus or brussels sprouts and pineapple slices.

Green Pea Casserole

Great side dish for grilled ham. Also makes a healthy meatless lunch, serve with tomato sadwiches.

Very Good (3 ratings)
Tomato Goulash

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.

Very Good (4 ratings)
Golden Honey Chicken

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.

Gingerbread Muffins

Great with tea or coffee for an afternoon pick-me-up.

Healthy Snack Cake

Delicious! Check after 20 min! Would probably make good cupcakes? MMMM : )

Very Good (3 ratings)
German Oven Pancake

A great quick and easy breakfast! Serve with plenty of fresh fruit and powdered sugar and/or maple syrup.

Garlic Chicken & Broccoli

This is a simple one-pot supper. Serve with a tomato & cucumber salad and sliced peaches.

Garlic Bread Sticks

These are so good and easy that they get eaten up so fast that you may have to make a double batch.

Fudgey Protein Brownies

I finally got it down. These are good, they are thin - but I like them that way and they taste terrific!

Very Good (3 ratings)
Fudge Brownie Mini Muffins

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.

Festive Glazed Ham

I love this sweet glaze for ham. Great for Christmas or Easter dinner.

Plain Muffins

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..

Very Good (2 ratings)
Easy Marianara Sauce

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.

Easy Lemon Chicken

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.

Easy Double Pie Crust

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.

Very Good (3 ratings)
Easy Dinner Rolls

Tastes like a light fluffy biscuit. Wonderful with any dinner or even for breakfast with jam. So easy!

Crockpot Mexican Chicken

Use pork chops instead of chicken breasts for a change of pace.

Bean & Rice Burrito Filling

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

Banana Bran Pancakes

4 servings, 13 grams of protein each!

Very Good (3 ratings)
Cinnamon Donut Muffins

So delicious! Uses processed sugar - can sub organic if needed or just omit the topping. Although then, these would not be "donut" muffins.

Very Good (1 rating)
Deviled Eggs

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.

Deep Dish Peach Pie

Sugar and fat has been reduced...whole wheat flour added...

Very Good (4 ratings)
Crockpot Pot Roast

A classic dish. Serve with yeast rolls and applesauce.

Very Good (3 ratings)
Orange Chicken

Serve over brown rice or noodles along with broccoli. Make gingersnaps for desert.

Minestrone Soup

Do this on stove in LARGE stew pot. Crockpot is not big enough

Crockpot French Onion Soup

Cheese NOT calculated. Recipe doubles easily.

Crockpot Chicken Fricassee

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.

Crockpot Beef Vegetable Soup

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.

Very Good (4 ratings)
Crockpot Beef & Mushrooms

Using top sirloin

Crockpot Barbecue Meatballs

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.

Cream Cheese Honey Frosting

This is a fantastic frosting for cakes or bars. It also makes a delcious dip for fruits and cookies

Very Good (4 ratings)
Cream Cheese Basil Sauce

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.

Very Good (2 ratings)
Cranberry Bread

Serve with cream cheese or butter. Or just plain with a glass of milk or hot tea. Delicious!

Salmon Spread

Delicious! Serve with Dill triscuits or homemade whole wheat crackers and celery sticks.

Jiffy Corn Mix

makes 1 1/2 cups dry mix. Equal to a 8.5 oz box of Jiffy. (minus one tbsp oil) : )

Cornmeal Griddlecakes

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.

Corn Pudding

I didn't used protein powder this time. Sub'd spenda for sugar & made my own evaporated miilk

Cider Beef Stew

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.

Very Good (4 ratings)
Chicken Tetrazzini

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.

Very Good (3 ratings)
Chicken Flavored Rice-a-Roni

A classic side dish. Use all rice or use a little broken up pasta for true ric-a-roni.

Buckwheat Flap Jacks

Tripple the recipe and flash freeze the rest for quick breakfasts.

Very Good (3 ratings)
Brown Sugar Granola

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.

Very Good (5 ratings)
Beef Flavored Rice-a-roni

A classic side dish

Basic Cheese Ball

Only makes 4 servings - double or tripple for a crowd

Very Good (2 ratings)
Applesauce Oatmeal

Add chopped apple and walnuts! Yum (cook the apple with the oatmeal)

Very Good (3 ratings)
Apple Pie (filling)

cut this in half and bake without crust for a good pancake topping?

Cranberry Almond Oatmeal

This is a favorite of mine. It has no added sugar in the oatmeal, so use whatever sweetener you prefer when serving.

Country Green Beans

Good southern cookin'!

Easy Chili

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!

Corn Chowder

2 servings - double if needed

Blueberry Protein Muffins

Delicious! Super moist, stuck to pan a bit...use muffin cups next time?

Very Good (6 ratings)

Goes well with BBQ and oven fried chicken.

Cinnamon Raisin Biscuits

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.

Cinnamon Raisin Bars

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.

Cinnamon Oatmeal Cake

I really like this frosted with vanilla frosting. Makes a very healthy snack or even alongside your morning coffee.

Cider Glazed Carrots

This is a wonderful side dish to roast beef and roast turkey. It doubles/tripples easily for a crowd.

Very Good (4 ratings)
Chocolate Frosting

Devides into 12 servings, perfect for my chocolate cake.

Chocolate Banana Protein Muffins

Recipe tested 11/12/13 - very good!
Might try to double the recipe next time

Chocolate Chip Chia Muffins

Forgot the chia seeds : (

Chocolate Applesauce Cake

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.

Very Good (1 rating)
Chili Cheese Pork Chops

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.

Chicken Pot Pie

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.

Chicken Fajita Filling

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.

Beef & Mushroom Crockpot Dinner

Easy way to serve a london broil.

Chicken Enchiladas

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.

Very Good (1 rating)
Chicken Croquettes

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.

Chicken Bog

A great southern recipe made healthy. Serve with cucumbers & sour cream and peanut butter cookies for desert.

Chicken Country Captain

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.

Very Good (1 rating)
Chicken Cacciatore

Delicious and quick! Serve over spaghetti along with roasted zucchini or broccoli, garlic breadsticks and chocolate applesauce cake for desert.

Chicken & Dumplings

This is one of my favorite comfort foods. Serve with steamed green beans and orange jello poke cake topped with whipped cream for desert.

Cheesy Enchilada Casserole

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

Flour Tortillas

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.

Cheesy Chicken Casserole

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!

Cheesy Tuna-Macaroni Skillet

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.

Baked Cheese Puffs

Makes 25 small balls - each ball is 50 calories, 2 g. protein

Lemon Protein Bars

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 -

OR -

Candied Carrots

Kids love these sweet, candy like coated carrots.

Very Good (2 ratings)
Cajun Pork Roast

Lots of spice and cajun flavor! Serve with roasted potatoes and corn on the cob.

Very Good (2 ratings)
Cabbage & Apples

This is wonderful during the fall and winter when cabbage and apples are usually pretty cheap. Great with pork chops and mashed potatoes!

Very Good (14 ratings)
Broccoli in Cheese Sauce

I usually serve this over baked potatoes, but it is also good served over rice, pasta or even grilled chicken.

Broccoli Bake

This is very rich. Great with grilled chicken and corn on the cob.

Incredible! (1 rating)
Cream of "Something" Soup

Sub this for any recipe calling for cream of "something" soup! Healthy and preservative free!!!

Breakfast Scones

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.

Baked Beans with Tomatoes

Classic BBQ beans for a crowd, freeze some to make cowgirl beans if desired

Berry Sauce

Great for pancakes, french toast, and plain yogurt. Use different berries to change it up!

Very Good (1 rating)
Blueberry Coffee Cake

Substitute any frozen fruit for the blueberries. Try leftover apple pie filling too! This time I used cranberries, but that changes often

Black Bean Soup

Thick and hearty. This is one of our favorite soups.

Very Good (16 ratings)
Marsala Steak with Mushrooms Remix

Used sirloin for this...

Beef Enchiladas

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.

Very Good (15 ratings)
Beef & Mushroom Stroganoff

Delicious and easy. Serve over rice or noodles along with steamed carrots and green beans and apple crisp for desert.

Beef & Broccoli

Use a lesser fatty beef if possible. This is calculated with Stew beef.

BBQ Sauce


Barbecued Pulled Pork

This can also be done in a crock pot. Just throw everything in and cook for 8 hours on low.

Banana Nut Cake

9 servings, 6 grams protein each - DELICIOUS!

Banana Muffins

Makes 6 muffins, 7 grams of protein each

Banana Cake

Try adding nuts or dark chocolate chips or frost with Nutella!! YUM!

Bacon Cheddar Chicken Breasts

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.

Applesauce Muffins

Substitute other purees for the applesauce: crushed pineapple, pumpkin, carrot, prunes, cranberries, banana etc..

Very Good (2 ratings)
Apple Syrup

This is a delicious alternative to maple syrup.

Homemade Granola Bars

Healthy and delicious snacks! kids love them!

Apple Cobbler

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

Amazing Coconut Pie

A healthy alternative to the original

Very Good (2 ratings)
Apple Crisp

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.

Reduced-Fat Whole Wheat Baking Mix

Makes about 7 cups of mix. Divided into 7 1-cup servings for recipe calculations.

Homemade Wheat Thins

made these a little lighter, less sugar & butter

Protein Pudding

Might want to have 2 servings of this stuff!

Oatmeal Protien Cookies

Spread with raspberry jam for a real treat!

Very Good (3 ratings)
Spicy Butternut Squash Soup

This tasty soup could not be any easier!

Swedish Meatballs

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.

Pinto Beans

Delicious. Double the recipe and freeze the rest if desired. Serve with plenty of cornbread for sopping up the bean juice!

Whole Wheat Flatbread

Use as a crust for pizza, a delicious wrap for salads, or alongside soup for dipping.

Pasta Primavera

A pasta dish packed full of veggies!

Oven Fried Apples

A delicious and healthy side dish. Serve it for breakfast, lunch or dinner.

Southern Mustard Greens

Bacon and greens, YUM. (May substitute any kind of green. Kale, Spinach, Collard, turnip...)

Pizza Crust

This pizza crust is easy and very good. Use whole wheat flour for a healthy alternative to ordering out.

Easy Beef & Broccoli (soup mix)

I replaced the MSG Lipton soup with a homemade version.. Vary the spices for different flavor (add sesame oil, ginger, steak seasoning, etc...)

Sausage Gravy

This is probably my favorite breakfast of all time. Serve over steaming hot biscuits and fresh fruit on the side.

Grilled Vegetables

Our favorite way to fix veggies!

Very Good (2 ratings)
Southwest Pasta Salad

1 overflowing cup = 1 serving

Very Good (1 rating)
Stuffed Bell Peppers

This is the easiest and tastiest recipe for stuffed peppers you will ever find!

Very Good (6 ratings)
Shredded Pork Tacos

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!

Fluffy Oven Eggs and Bacon

This is great. Would be good with ham or sausage too. Even just veggies like mushrooms and green pepper.

Very Good (7 ratings)
Roasted Walnut and Pear Salad

This is absolutely fabulous!

Very Good (1 rating)
Simple Split Pea Soup

Serve the soup hot with a nice crusty bread or whole wheat muffins

Tuna Pie

Easy and quick. Kids love this!

Savory Stuffed Peppers

Peppers are stuffed with ground beef, rice and corn to make a filling meal.

Sea Foam Mermaid Salad

A delightful gelatin salad made with pears and lime juice.

Wholesome Chocolate Chip Cookies

These cookies are healthier than most because of the whole wheat flour. They taste really good too.

Pecan Chocolate Chip Cookies

A lighter version of my favorite cookie...Uses 2 scoops of protein powder (Makes about 50-60 cookies)

Teriyaki Pork Roast

An easy slow cooked teriyaki flavored pork roast.

Very Good (1 rating)
Veggie Black eyed Peas

Black eyed peas simmered with carrots, celery, onion and green peppers have a wonderful homestyle flavor.

Tangy Chops

Pork chops baked in a sweet and sour sauce.

Pecan Crusted Pork Chops

Oh so good. I usually save this one for special occasions!

Very Good (1 rating)
Spicy Beef Chow Mein

Easy, quick and delicious! Divide into 4-5 servings

Pizza Burgers

These yummy burgers are another favorite of children. But grown-ups don't mind them either! Serve with a nice light crisp salad.

Very Good (2 ratings)
Philly Beef Steak Sandwiches

A lower fat version of the original.

Turkey Casserole

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!

Tuna Magic

An easy quick fix dinner!

Peanut Butter Bread

This is one of my favorite breads. I especially like this bread toasted and spread with home made strawberry jelly.

Very Good (4 ratings)
Salisbury Steak

I usually double this recipe because it's so good. Easy and quick too! Serve with beef or tomato gravy.

Very Good (1 rating)
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!

Very Good (9 ratings)
Vanilla Pudding

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.

Pepperoni Dip

This dip is very good. Serve on crackers or chips and enjoy!

Very Good (5 ratings)
Sausage Cheese Balls

These are a wonderful snack or appetizer. I like them dipped in a little mustard. Yum.

Perfect Roasted Turkey

The traditional Thanksgiving turkey. Brining the turkey is key to it's wonderful flavor.

Sweet Potato Casserole

A must-have casserole on the Thanksgiving table. Delicious!

Spicy Oven Fried Potato Wedges

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.

Roasted Garlic & Onion Potatoes

This recipe is excellent. It's a sturdy side dish, so serve it with a simple roasted meat like chicken or pork.

Very Good (9 ratings)
Whole Wheat Bread for Bread Machine

A wonderful whole wheat bread

Sausage and Egg Casserole

So easy, Make the night before and bake in the morning! Serve with a fruit salad. Perfect before heading off to church.

Potato & Cheese Gratin

This is definatley not for those on a diet. It's a special treat for special occasions!

Very Good (6 ratings)
Sauerkraut Pork Roast

Serve with rye muffins, roasted potatoes and steamed carrots. Delicious and perfect for Sunday Supper.

Spicy Oven Fried Chicken

I love this easy way to lighten up fried chicken. You still get the flavor without all the fat.

Tomato Rice

Another simple side dish.

Potato Salad

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! :)

Pea & Cheese Salad

This is a wonderful salad. Great for lunch. Use it anywhere you would potato or macaroni salad.

Simple Salmon Cakes

This is a great recipe. Serve with tartar sauce, lemon wedges and extra Worcestershire sauce to sprinkle on top. YUM!

Very Good (1 rating)
Thanksgiving Muffins

These are great Thanksgiving morning. Just enough to keep you full until turkey time!

Spiced Mini Muffins

These make a great snack!

Very Good (64 ratings)
Pizza Pasta Casserole

A really fun dinner, hearty and filling.

Very Good (2 ratings)
Steak & Potato Skillet

An easy skillet meal!

Toad in a hole

This one brings back memories! Pure comfort food.

Pot Roast

This is such a simple recipe. It turns out delicious every time!

Very Good (2 ratings)
Yeast Rolls

This is a great recipe for yeast rolls.

Very Good (2 ratings)
Sweet Potato Pie

Thanksgiving is not complete without this yummy dessert.

Pumpkin-Pecan Cheesecake Bars

A Thanksgiving favorite! Could try adding protein powder to the cheesecake part.

Very Good (3 ratings)
Savory Onion Rice

This is an excellent flavorful side dish.

Very Good (2 ratings)
Red Beans & Rice

Delicious. Serve with cornbread on the side for a traditional New Orleans style dinner.

Pineapple Casserole

This couldn't be any easier to make. It's great with ham.

Peach Cobbler

This simple easy cobbler is a favorite at our house.

Praline Sweet Potatoes

This is a wonderful change from marshmallow topped sweet potatoes around the holidays.

Very Good (3 ratings)
Peach Crisp from Canned Peaches

Simple and delicious. Serve with light ice cream or whipped topping.

Whole Wheat Snickerdoodles

These cookies make a great, healthy snack.

Quick Sugar Cookies

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.

Very Good (4 ratings)
Yellow Cake

My traditional Birthday Cake.

Pork Roasted with Spiced Apples

This reminds me of fall. The flavors are fantastic!

Pineapple Pancake Topping

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!

Very Good (10 ratings)
Oatmeal Pancakes

Start these the night before for an easy satisfying breakfast or brunch.

Peanut Butter Granola

I love this stuff! Sprinkle it on yogurt or cereal for a healthy treat.

Very Good (2 ratings)
Whole Wheat Banana Pancakes

This recipe is another super way to use up ageing bananas.

Whole Wheat Pancakes

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

Taco Filling

Quick and easy! I like to serve this in soft taco shells topped with sour cream, salsa and low fat cheese.

Very Good (8 ratings)
Sloppy Joes

This is my favorite sloppy joe mix ever!

Pumpkin Muffins

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.

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