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Recipes I've Shared:

Incredible! (2 ratings)
Cabbage Crockpot Soup

This sounds good on a rainy or cold day.

Sweet Potato Oat Bran Muffins

This is a good way to use up leftover baked sweet potato from the holidays!

Oat Bran Muffins

A great tasting muffin that's full of cholesterol lowering oat bran!

Easy Pumpkin Carrot Cake Muffins

Two ingredients...cake mix and pumpkin!

Keto "Bread"

Easy to make low carb bread substitute. Good toasted

Peanut Butter Shortbread Cookies - Low Carb

Sugar-Free and Low Carb Peanut Butter Cookies

Very Good (1 rating)
Almond Shortbread Cookies

Good gluten free, sugar free cookie. Fairly low in carbohydrates too.

Sugar Free/Low Carb Cheesecake (Makeover)

Crustless cheesecake that is low in carbs and sugars!

Incredible! (1 rating)
Chicken Zucchini Lasagna

A low carbohydrate lasagna!

Crockpot Chicken & Dressing

About as easy as it gets!

Taco Soup

Easy to make and a crowd pleaser! High in protein and fiber and not too bad on the calories!

Strawberry Ice Cream

Great healthy ice cream!

Taco Junk (serving 1 cup)

A good protein filled, high fiber meal!

Spicy Pork Chops (crockpot)

Takes just a few minutes prep and make minute rice later and supper is ready in a jiffy!

Chocolate Oatmeal Cookies

These "no bake" cookies are popular with adults and kids alike!

Potatoe Soup

This soup is really good! I kept thinking the whole time I was eating that maybe a few more potatoes would make it better but since I ate two bowls, it might be fine like it is. lol

Sloppy Joes (Hunt's Manwich) 1/2 cup

Quick...not homemade...but still good!


Makes 2 large, homemade cheese pizzas! Add any extra toppings to the calorie count.

Tuscany Garlic Bean Soup (Seaweed Beans)

My kids nicknamed this Seaweed Beans because the green parsley floats on top!

Taco Meat (1/4 cup)

An inexpensive and quick dinner with ingredients you have on hand!


Basic Homemade Chili....simple preparation. Good crockpot recipe!

Incredible! (3 ratings)
Peanut Butter Crisp Cookies (1 cookie)

A cross between a peanut butter cookie and an oatmeal cookie....delightful!

Amish Breakfast Casserole

This is good the first time around
AND the second time as leftovers!
Easy to prep ahead for company, but NOT low in calories!

Hamburger Buns, Homemade

Homemade buns are always a treat.

Incredible! (1 rating)
Quick Beef Stew

This stew can be on the table in under an hour...

Tortillas, Homemade

These are such a treat and so easy to make. It's a good recipe for older kids to help with.

Whole Wheat Rolls

These are wonderful wholegrain rolls...they can also be made with white flour, but of course they aren't as nutritious that way!

Cream Soup Substitute

I haven't tried this yet, but it's a homemade version of cream soup from I don't like using storebought cream soups b/c they almost always contain MSG in some form.

My Favorite Smoothie

Full of nutrition....a good breakfast or snack. The banana and orange make this smoothie sweet enough without needing to add any other sweetener.

Very Good (1 rating)
Oven Fries

A good alternative to frozen french fries.

Peanut Butter n' Honey Oatmeal Cookies

A healthier cookie by Quaker Kitchens.

Lucy's Pound Cake

A wonderful recipe to have on hand....wonderful pound cake made from common pantry ingredients.

Cheese Dip

Always a hit!

Fudge Cookies

Definitely a family favorite!

Carrot Spice Muffins

Delicious and good for you...the perfect match!

Very Good (7 ratings)
Dandy Candy

A healthier "candy" that kids can make themselves. The only caution is that they will want to eat too much!


A basic cornbread recipe.

Very Good (2 ratings)

Good for lunch or supper!

Hot Chocolate Fudge Cakes

The best part about this special dessert is the cakes can be refrigerated up to 2 days before baking! What a timesaver.....

Zucchini Bread

Grandma MaryAnn's recipe...the kids love this!
Great recipe for summer's bounty...

Black Bean Soup

A hearty, nutritious soup!

Very Good (2 ratings)
Date Bread

This bread uses dried fruit as its only sweetner and it's delicious!


Always a favorite!

Potato Salad

Plenty for a crowd!

Baked Beans

Good for a crowd!


You can use pork or chicken in this gumbo....cooked or uncooked. This is good to put in the crockpot in the morning and you'll have a tasty meal by supper.

Very Good (23 ratings)
Slow Cooker Pork Chops

This makes a nice juice, so be sure to serve with potatoes or rice!

Taco Seasoning, Homemade

This is very inexpensive to make and also free of preservatives and sugar. I keep a batch made up in my cabinet all the time.

Broccoli Salad (Paula Deen's Recipe)

This is a big hit at a church or family gathering!