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A great and different use for all those cucumbers in the garden!
wonderful flavorful recipe
Brownies with frosting - so light and fluffy and delicious
A quick, prepable meal in the instant pot!
great option for using up your spent grain
Great and fun recipe in the instant pot. Cooks on its own while you make the rest of the meal
Instant pot option for muffins
Adapted from - The instant pot electric pressure cooker cookbook.
South Beach friendly. Easy to make with cans of chicken from costco!
A refreshing all natural beverage. Watch the serrano and remove at the 1 hour mark to add just a touch of heat. Taste to desired spiciness
The spinach part of saag paneer!
Adapted from CL, added peas, reduced amount of meat, chop peppers differently. Definitely up the heat, was not very much.
Original recipe had breadcrumbs and honey - i like it better without!
Copy cat version of the dole whip from disney!! I adapted it a bit to make it be more like the original, and if you want a little extra - add a tsp of coconut balsamic vinegar before serving!
crockpot version of a wonderful indian meal!!
Found that the feta normally found with the recipe is needed and i'll probably sub a jalapeno for a poblano to kick up the heat, and i fried the eggs since hubby isn't a poached egg sort of gal and i ended up "hard boiling my egg" but it all was super tasty!
adapted from suja meal plan
adapted from cl - nutty almond-sesame red quinoa (i used white, quinoa, skipped the sesame, added cucumber, skipped the almonds...) added cajun spic to quinoa qhile cooking.
addapted from CL, exchanged brown rice syrup for honey and agave, exchanged rice chex for barley, and skipped the quinoa
adapted from cl. top with what you like!
adapted from cl.
adapted from Real simple. recipe nutrition is without spinach or tomatoes.
Addapted from cl, exchanged brown rice for cauliflower rice, upped the heat, doubled the sauce, and cooked bok choy for much longer, and cut them into 8ths, meat def took longer than 2 minutes!
I use this on temphe (pan fry, or oven roasted), on fish, tofu, anything!
addapted from kikkoman
Took what i had in the cabinet along with home made marshmallows and created this.
adabpted from a fitness magazine fine. Changed out reg rice for black rice, and less of it. Upped the heat, and only used 2 breasts. would marinate longer next time. Need to take better care with how the cook the rice.
adapted from CL
Found this in a picnic cookbook from 1985! Choose the size you need for you burgers, can make slider size too
adapted from the culinary institute. Upped the veggie count, limited the oil, no mmadeira. Could save calories by skipping a layer of pasta, depends if you are going for the look of lasagna...
adapted from real simple - used actual rice noodles, didn't have cabbage, added extra edamame and corn.
addapted this, find from low fat crockpot cb! IT's phenomenal, i upped the heat. Nutrition doesn't include the bacon
addapted from BA, didn't have cod, but have tons of tilapia in the freezer
Adapted from indian crockpot cookbook. Halved the recipe, kinda, kept garlic, ginger, tomatoe and spinach at full recipe level!
I cut the recipe by a 1/3, brought the quinoa down to 2 cups cooked, and skipped the tomato
Original recipe called for breakfast sausage, and a poached egg on top
Found this on RR, but adapted it with fat free milk, extra garlic, extra zucchini, and dried spices, skipped the sauce, and cooked it on a griddle with pam
found in a low carb cookbook, replaced beef with turkey - used 3/4lb vs full, used beef bullion, used rotel, added serrano
adapted from CL, exchange chili garlic for red pepper flakes, add veggies as desired, i added a fresh jalapeno
Found this in the costco mag - adjusted to my tastes, if you cut the olive oil down you save lots of calories, it's not totally needed.
Recently i replaced the garlic with 1-2 tsp garlic salt and 1-2 tsp seasoning salt, and updated recipe to be 2 tbl olive oil vs the 1/4 cup!
Found in the ww Hit the spot book, before the point change, swapped cherries for cranberries, and left out the pistashios, saved 20-40 calories per serving
I started with a CL recipe, cut the sugar in 1/2, upped the salt and added cayenne. Love it!
modified from real simple - original recipe called for curred chorizo and machego cheese, no spinach or onion.
my MIL found this and adapted it to her needs and then shared with me!
Adapted from CL - used real chorizo sausage instead of veggie, updated the heat, and used all dry spices.
adapted from CL - used the whole can of chili in adobo sauce
Ajlouk Qura'a (Mashed-Zucchini Salad) - Amazing way to use up your zucchini that isn't bread or muffins! I removed the caraway seeds and replaced harissa with cayenne and garlic powder - i loved the result
Adapted from CL. Replaced sugar with splenda, removed nuts, and made them mini I might add more milk next time to make them a bit moister.
Combo of 3 different CL recipes - updated summer of 2011! Changed out the cheese - replaced mozarella with 1/4 cup habanero and 1/4 cup nacho cheese, up-ed corn to 1/2 cup and make 8 patties
Found this recipe in a book given to the hubby years ago. Adapted to add more head, less mustard and wow - it's good! Simmer however long you till it is the consistency desired! (this nutritional value is only for the sauce)
my version the CL - duguid's everyday dal
Adapted from parade magazine, great flavor, super tasty and low cal
I've updated and perfected this recipe over time and with likes from the hubby
Adapted from CL. Exchanged cabbage for romain, prob would do iceburg next time! Add some heat and make pf change hot sauce next time!
Adapted from CL - this is such a great soup! Quick! I use face crab and think it tastes great - so i guess then it would be shrimp bisuque...
Addapted from CL,
Adapted from http://www.joanne-eatswellwithothers.com/2
Nutrition is per pancake, i made 12, depends on how big you make them!
I separated this from the chicken recipe figuring i could determine serving by sauce then add the chicken in. (recipe originally called for 8 thighs and i used 2 breasts) Stolen and adapted from http://crockpot365.blogspot.com/2008/03/cr
Adapted from BC cookbook. It needs more umph... maybe extra salt or a hot pepper? The sour cream seemed to change the flavor a bit too much.
BC-Thai Chicken crock pot recipe! Adapted for a more thai flavor!
Adapted from CL. switched out pecan for pine nuts, cjotija cheese for parm, sherry vinegar for red wine, and left the seeds in the serrano!
Addapted from A Year of Slow Cooking website! She rocks! I think the nutritional value would be less with just using 2 breasts and not eating all the sauce... (recipe calls for 4, but i only have 2 people eating!)
Adapted from CL
I addapted this from CL, didn't have any of the veggies suggested, prepared the tofu differently
I found this on Busy Cooks and modified it a bit for me! I replaced the sugar with stevia or splenda and also cut it down from 2.5 cups to under 2. I add this to brewed black tea - original recipe called for instant unsweetened tea.
This was supposed to be a side dish that i found in CL - but i didn't have all of the ingredient, or enough of them... But it turned into a pretty good soup!
Adapted from CL, i used barley cause that was what was in the house!
Got this out of cooking light originally, I added the eggplant and used turkey sausage vs regular to save some of the evil! I Love this meal!!!!
My concoction of all party leftovers!
Make the Burritos - wrap in plastic wrap and freeze! Enjoy for lunch! Does re-heat a bit mooshy. But yummy with salsa over top, eaten with a fork and knife!
This is a great way to enjoy ice cream without the calories!
Found this in CL
Add a little umph with a not so bad dressing! Up the heat if you want something more interesting. Add some chopped peanuts for garnish. This was a CL recipe that i modified to fit what was in the house!
Modified from Fitness Magazine. Tastes great! Little bit of sweetness from honey and corn flakes! Add some heat to the flake or the honey mixture! I needed the whole 3 cups to cover my chicken - i did tenders the first time - i wont do that again! Cut up whole breasts instead!
Adapted from CL. Added some heat.
Great for that left over ham after Christmas or Easter! Or chop it up and save it till you are in the mood for ham again! This recipe works well with both fresh or once frozen ham.
Be-ware it is yummy -but you do use most every tool in the kitchen!!
Addapted this from cooking light - i doubled the sauce to make it more appealing to the husband!
My friend re-created this at home after eating it at one of their favorite restaurants. So simple, yet so yummy. Adjust head by length of marinade and number of peppers. His recipe calls for Thai Chilies - my grocery store never has them!
another adaptation of a cooking light recipe!
Don't worry - you can't taste the pumpkin seeds!!
This was a cooking light recipe - but i keep changing it. This time i substituted pumpkin seeds for pine nuts simply because that was what was in my pantry!
Found in the george forman cookbook
Use my peanut sauce recipe. Makes more than is needed for 1 pound of shrimp, hence the 2 recipes
This was originally from cooking light - I changed peanuts to peanut butter, and lowered the spice to accommodate dried vs fresh. And I added a can of diced chili peppers. Great for left over turkey! It has a great kick, so you need to like hot food! Enjoy!
These are amazing!!! I love the flavor, the crisp yet gooey, and oh so yummy!!!
Love that you can use your crockpot to make desert! Love how easy it is!
found this in cooking light, i limited the oil, changed out shallots for green onions, and used less shrimp to get more sauce!
our pampered chef lady turned us onto this magical way to eat!
From cooking light. I've doubled the heat, change to meet your desires. Has enough sauce to pour a little on the rice!
I made this when i boiled some eggs and they didn't peel so attractively! The fat free mayo gives it a nice sweet flavor and the garlic gives it a nice tangy kick!
Love to use this for left over rice! Can up the veggie content at will!
Wonderful flavor. Great as chicken or as a sandwhich
Stole the basic recipe from the best known light cooking mag.. But added the banana when i saw it browning on the counter! It is so yummy! I love it! I also use powdered buttermilk so i can make it any time i have the fruit around!
Found this in the fitness magazine. Left out the carrots, used chicken vs veg broth.
Found this in cooking light and adapted it to what i had in the house!
Recipes I've Rated:
- Black Bean Brownies
- Mint Chocolate Chip-Oat Cookies
- Cranberry-Almond Oatmeal Cookies
- Baked Egg Cups
- Stephanie O'Dea's Crockpot Chicken Makhani
- Coffee-Crusted Beef Tenderloin
- Skinny Caramel Popcorn
- Mini Cheesecakes
- Apple Pancake
- Black Bean and Corn Dip
- Best Ever Broccoli Salad
- VEGETABLE AND CHICKPEA CURRY
- Crock Pot Jambalaya
- Garlic Cheddar Biscuits
- Easy Eggplant Bruschetta
- Mini Eggplant Pizzas