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Recipes I've Shared:

Manapua Dough

Delicious hawaiian filled buns (like bao)! This recipe is adapted from:

Pumpkin Filling (for manapua)

I don't have taro or red bean, I had to make due with what I had

Tofu Char-Siu (for manapua filling)

A vegetarian version of the traditional hawaiian pork-bao filling

Bisquick Blueberry Pancakes for One

Simple, heart healthy pancakes, because we aren't all cooking for a crowd

Magically Easy Macaroons

Try these super simple macaroons! The recipe only makes 8, so you can't get in too much trouble.

Pumpkin Chile Rellenos

Somewhere in between my Guiltless Chile Rellenos and Hungry Girl Pumpkin Enchiladas.

Teriyaki Shirataki Chow Mein

A mouthful to say, but a tasty filling side!

Teriyaki Turkey Burger Patties

Yet another turkey burger recipe. I make these and freeze them for hot summer days when I want to grill.

Turkey Meatballs with Sage and Onion

Perfect to freeze and pull out as you need them! These were inspired by my father-in-law, and adapted by us "health nutty" kids...

Roasted Pasilla Pepper Salsa

A great marinade or very mild salsa for topping and dipping

Simple Pumpkin Pancakes

A light but spicy pancake recipe based on Dad's sage kitchen advice: Keep It Simple Stupid. Very easy to adapt for any number of people!

Game Day Bison Chili

I work Sundays, so I can get this in the crock pot before I leave and have a big pot of hearty chili by the time I get home for half-time.

Chewy Molasses Cookies

Soft and moist cookies that are almost guilt free.

"It could be worse" Rolled Sugar Cookies

Lightly sweetened sugar cookies with wheat germ for added nutrition. I made them for fall, but they can be cut into whatever shape your little heart desires!

Sloppy Somethings

They're not sloppy joes, but they're way more tasty in my opinion.

Trail Mix Granola Bars

Trying to use up some of the bulk bags in my pantry and make granola bar that is a LITTLE less of candy bar than the ones they sell at the stores.

Apple Cinnamon Pancakes for One

Quick, easy, and so tasty they don't need syrup.

Pumpkin Spice Cookies with Cranberries

A quick and easy treat to bring along to fall gatherings to avoid those tempting grocery store brand goodies.

Lazy veggie Pot Pie

From the fridge to your table

Very Good (3 ratings)
Chilies Rellenos Sin "Culpa"

Guilt-free mexican food. Need I say more.

It's All Good Vegetarian Fajitas

Not REALLY cooking, but it's okay

Chicken Teriyaki Burgers

The perfect meal to quell a craving for Chinese food and a burger at once!

Versatile Vanilla Ice Milk

Add whatever fruit or flavoring you like to this simple and versatile ice milk (requires ice cream maker).

Cinnamon Crepes with Apple-Cheese Filling

A healthy but very delicious and decadent way to start the day!

Very Good (1 rating)
Fall Turkey Hash

A guilt-free hearty meal for any time of day that will use up some of those fall veggies.

Very Good (1 rating)
Imaginary Panda Orange Ginger Tofu

I don't need panda express when I have this delicious and healthy meal!

Blueberry Salsa Salad

A fresh green salad perfect for summer!

Sweet Potato and Zucchini Pancakes

A healthy and unusual way to use up some of those late summer menaces.

Homemade Plum Jam

low sugar plum jam

Gringa Flaca Nachos

Can satiate a nachos craving- guilt free!

Homemade Ketchup from Tomatoes

All natural homemade ketchup with very low sugar.

Strawberry-Fig Jam

A low sugar jam with no artificial sweetners

Fig Jam

Low sugar jam without an artificial sweetener.

Not Quite Daddy's Cole Slaw

It's not summer without daddy's cole slaw, so I found a way to make it almost guilt free and just as tasty!.

Carbonara Deep Dish Squash-Crusted Pizza

A Rachael Ray 30-minute meal made a little more figure friendly and nutrient packed!

Basic Sweet Dough

Right out of the KitchenAid cookbook into all my family traditions.

mediterannean barley salad

A high protein low fat alternative to pasta salad.

Banana Oatmeal Cookies

Kind of like banana bread, but in cookie form.

Tilapia with Basil Gnocchi

A quick fresh summer dinner

Fiber One Krispy Treats

A smore-rice krispy treat- fiber one bar hybrid

Mocha Chip Brownie Bites

Using sugar-free jello pudding and mini muffin tins makes for a bite sized treat that won't ruin your day!

Tofu Fajita Burrito

A healthy vegetarian dinner that will help with the withdraws from Chipote addiction.

Plum Graham Oat Muffins

A sweet low calorie breakfast treat inspired by a Martha Stewart recipe

Mini Pumpkin Bread Puddings

A low calorie treat for a brunch, or top with whipped cream for dessert!

Asparagus and Mushroom Bread Pudding

This was inspired by a recipe in Animal Vegetable Miracle (and a surplus of french rolls left over from a picnic)

Incredible! (1 rating)
Asparagus Pizza

A pizza experiment with what I had in the house.

Beef and Broccoli

A quick easy weeknight dinner

Baked beets and balsalmic

A tasty, spicy, low calorie side.

Very Good (7 ratings)
Irish Car Bomb Cupcakes

An Irish Car Bomb made into a dessert! St. Patty's day will never be the same!
Not exactly healthy or low calorie, but the best I could do to make an otherwise train-wreck recipe healthy and easy!

Blueberry Pancakes

A low cal fun way to have pancakes. I'm still perfecting the recipe so please offer any advice you can!


Poppyseed-Filled Pastries

Slow cooked sausage Chili

I had to use up the chicken sausage in the house, and I was craving chili. Great for a weekend afternoon when you have errands to run or things to get done! Dry beans make it the cheapest dinner around!

Asparagus and Ham Pasta with Mustard Dressing

A great way to use winter vegetables!

Whole Wheat Corn Bread

This is my rendition of the Alders cornbread recipe just healthed up a bit with a little less sugar, a little less oil, and a whole wheat flour.

Ham, Artichoke, and Spinach Frittata

A great use for leftover ham! Serve for brunch or dinner!

Very Good (4 ratings)
Skinny Gingerbread Men

Martha Stewart's recipe, only better for you. Even my dad couldn't tell they were low fat! Just the thing to get you in the holiday spirit.

Cran-Oatmeal Peanut Cookies

A Paula Deen recipe I adapted to be healthier, easier, and cheaper.

Asparagus Tuna Melt

A healthier grilled tuna sandwich! I serve it with baked sweet potato fries.

Spaghetti Squash Summer Salad

A lower carb cold salad thats great for hot summer evenings. Prep the squash the night before and it will be a snap to throw together when you're ready for it.

HG's Dream Puffs

Who doesn't love a flaky, custardy cream puff every once in a while? WEIRDOS, that's who! So HG got busy in the kitchen and whipped up some homemade, out-of-this-world, 45-calorie puffy balls of creamy fun and wants to share her top-secret guilt-free recipe with you. Enjoy!

Adapted Hungry Girl Scones

The recipe in the book makes 4, but I cut it down to 2. Also, this has no fruit (originally blueberries) but you can add about half a cup of whatever you like.

Recipe Collections I've Shared:

Healthy Recipies for Poor Students
I'm in grad school and constantly lacking on both time and resources. Here are the recipes I've found that fit my hectic lifestyle (or can at least be adapted to).
Breakfast: my favorite part of the day
Fun treats to try on weekend mornings.
Things I Can
Things I have put in jars to preserve for when I need it or gifts.