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Recipes I've Shared:

Christmas Crackle

Christmas Crackle, Christmas Crack, whatever you want to call it, just try not to eat the whole pan at once.

Jo's Oatmeal Choc Chip Cookies

Big soft cookies when warm. Don't overdo the chocolate, it stops the cookie from baking all the way through.

Dump Cake Bars

Full fat, full sugar, no regrets. :-D
Be sure to use 9x13" pan, or it won't turn out right.
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Chocolate Cake (low-fat with flaxseed)

Desperately trying to make snacks that My Guy will eat that I can hide healthier ingredients, even in boxed cake mix.

Oatmeal Lace Cookies

Very sweet, lightly crunchy, be very careful on how many you eat, it's VERY easy to eat too many!

Oatmeal Lace Cookies

Very sweet, lightly crunchy, be very careful on how many you eat, it's VERY easy to eat too many!

Apple Crumble

I often will use this recipe on the weekends, to get an extra boost of good carbs and fruit, as a meal. I really don't like sugar substitute aftertastes, which is why I use real sugar. If the apples start turning brown before going in the oven, put the peeled apples in a large bowl of water with about 2 tsp lemon juice while peeling the rest. I use a smaller baking dish, roughly about 6x9, which fits this recipe nicely.

Fricot au poulet (Acadian Chicken Stew)

This traditional Acadian chicken stew is a family favourite. I didn't include the doughboys that are often in the stew, mainly because I don't actually like them. If you add them, be sure to adjust your calories accordingly. The nutritionals only include one onion, since the other one is for the stock. The Summer Savory is what makes this stew more "Acadian". This is a great way to use up turkey leftovers, too.

Nanaimo Squares with fibre (v.1)

I found this recipe in an old cookbook, and decided to substitute the coconut and walnuts for flaxmeal. If you have a good way to reduce the fat and sugar content without sacrificing flavour, please let me know!

Hamburger Stew

Simple ingredients for a simple and tasty meal. This is the base for my homemade spaghetti sauce.

Arrowroot Squares

This is a family tradition. My grandmother found this recipe back in the 50's, and passed it along to my mother. It's my father's favourite Christmas dessert.

If you try the recipe and try it with lower calorie foods, and it turns out the same, please let me know. I haven't had much success lowering the calorie count.

Chocolate icing nutritional values not included.

Homemade Spaghetti Sauce with Beef Chunks

Although my mother used to make spaghetti sauce with hamburger, we've both tried it with other meats, and I really enjoy blade simmering steak instead of hamburger in the sauce.

The nice thing about spaghetti sauce is that I can toss in any leftover vegetables I might have in the fridge, which always gives the sauce a new flavour.

Ground Chicken a la King

Ground chicken makes this dish lower in calories, compared to lean hamburger. Although I like the broccoli & cauliflower & onions mixture, you can substitute the veggies for ones you prefer (but it may impact the calories per serving).

Hamburger Casserole Full of Veggies

Simple hamburger casserole, nice and crunchy texture, with just a bit of kick.