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Almond Flour Blondies

Blondies with Almond Flour, Coconut, Pecans and SUGAR - NOT. Healthy.

LL Cool J - Platinum Shake

In a perfect world, all the food that enters your mouth would provide loads of powerful nutrients and a rainbow of flavors. Alas, we don't live in a perfect world. Next time you're short on time, make your shake Platinum-style: high in protein and loaded with fiber, calcium, omega-3 fats, vitamins, minerals, and antioxidents that LL consumes daily to stay in such amazing shape.

Butternut Squash Soup with Ham and Peas

From Asparagus to Zucchini; a guide to cooking farm-fresh seasonal produce, third edition

Very Good (3 ratings)
Slow Cooker Steak Fajitas

Serve with warmed flour tortillas, additional salsa, or sour cream! Nutritional Info calculated for the recipe as a whole.

Paleo Pizza

From Paleo

Grain-Free Blondies

Delicious ang grain free! But definitely a TREAT and NOT "diet friedly".

Yam and Tuna Cakes

This recipe qualifies as "Paleo" nom nom! Enjoy!! I think they would be better with ketchup or some sort of dipping sauce.

Paleo Candy Bars

Makes about 4 (2x2) bars.

Approximate cooking time: 15 minutes, with 2 hours of refrigeration


Curry Chicken & Cauliflower Rice (Paleo)

Makes a hearty dinner for two adults, with leftovers for lunch.

Approximate cooking time: 60 minutes

Pecan Coffeecake Cupcakes

An excuse for eating cupcakes in the morning, these get a velvety texture from sour cream in the batter. Supposed to make 6, I made 12.

*from "Easy Cupcakes" cookbook

Hot'n'Sour Sausage Sandwiches

A Man, A Can, a Plan a Second Helping Cookbook Recipe.

Chicken sausages? Don't laugh. They taste awesome. Look for them in the refrigerated sausage case of most grocery stores. And while you're in the store, snag sliced onions and peppers at the salad bar.

Irish Soda Bread - The Grit (whole loaf)

From the Grit Cookbook.

Serve a think, toasted slice with soup or with jam for breakfast. Its combination of savory and sweet flavors will have you sneaking back to the kitchen for one more nibble.

For nutrition calculations, it is for the whole loaf. You figure out the nutrition info based on how many slices you cut it in. My loaf was larger than the 10 servings they suggested.

I had to alter the original ingredients a little based on what I had on hand. :)

Pecan Bran Waffles or Pancakes

This is an adaptation from a Runners World Recipe found in the October 2007 Issue. I calculated the nutrition as ONE serving. So when you enter it into your food planner, divide accordingly. I.e. if you make this into two waffles, one serving would be .5

Yogurt Waffles

No oil required!

Better Homes & Gardens - One Pot Spaghetti

From Better Homes & Gardens, very easy. :)

Pulled Pork with Root Beer - Better Homes and Gardens

From Better Homes & Gardens

Omitted the bun and the Root Beer Sauce - nutrition facts are just for the meat.

Senegalese Peanut Stew with Spinach and Sweet Potatoes

Better Homes & Gardens - Pumplin Bread

I replaced the oil with apple butter to see if it would make the calories lower. I also baked it in a cookie sheet.

Better Homes and Gardens - Plum-Sauced Chicken in Tortillas

Crockery Cooking / Crock Pot

High Heat: 2-2 1/2 hours
Low Heat: 4 to 5 hours

Hoisin sauce is a reddish-brown Chinese condiment that adds a sweet-and-spicy flavor to the chicken.

pg. 236 Better Homes & Gardens

Ragu Fettuccine Alfredo

Easy and fast. I would definitely make a half recipe though, the full recipe will be plenty for a family of four, but for a couple, it's a bit much.

The Grit - Thai Coconut Soup

A tangy new lovin' ladle-full from The Grit.

Chicken Picadillow

Eat it in Tortillas

Curried Chicken with Dried Cranberries

Makes 4 servings.

Serve with 1 cup cooked rice per person, but log that separately.

Corn and Chowder Soup - The Grit

A wonderful chowder, can be Vegan.

The Grit - Spinach Quesadilla

Cheesy, Spinach Quesadilla

Cheese and Basil Polenta

Better Homes and Garden's Cheese and Basil Polenta

Sort of a pain to make, but really creamy and yummy... kind of like lasagna. Make it at night when you have time to kill and it's a breeze to pop in the oven the next day for an easy dinner.

Chicken Bock-Bock Tacos

Good way to use left-over roast chicken.

Rhubarb Crisp

Tart, sweet, and delicious!

Veggie Lo Mein - Rachel Ray

Rachel Ray's 30 Minute Meals - Veggie Meals
pg. 91; Make Your Own Takeout

Took me longer than 30 mins (shocking) because of the cutting and stringing of the snap peas.

Peasant Soup - Rachel Ray

Nutrition facts do not include the bread or wine she mentions in the cooking instructions.

Recipe from: Rachel Ray, 354: No Repeats

The restaurant La Tupina in Bordeaux, France, serves a soup that's slow cooked for hours. The last fe delicious spoonfulls are combined with red wine and swallowed back. These are my kind of people! This is an adaptation my way, minus three hours and thrity minutes. This peasant can't wati!

Ginger Vegetable Chicken Noodle Bowl - Rachel Ray

Rachel Ray 365: No Repeats
page 75

Tastes like Pho broth.. try slicing chicken as thinly as possible.