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Recipes I've Shared:

Acorn Squash w/Curried Apple Compote

Nice vegetarian offering for your Thanksgiving table.

Lowfat Pumpkin Apple Spice Bread

Makes two 9x5 loaves, 16 slices per loaf.
*Modified from cooking for IBS to further reduce fat.

Black Bean Dip

Adapted from eating for IBS. Delicious non-dairy, low-fat dip for baked tortilla chips, burrito filling or side dish.

Baked Yams

Great source of soluble fiber to balance out an IBS tummy.

French Bread French Toast (non-dairy)

Non-dairy (IBS friendly) French Toast

Bisquick Turkey "Potpie"

Yummy comfort food with lowered calories. Still all the flavor! Great way to use up Thanksgiving leftovers.

Spiced Roasted Sweet Potatoes

I wanted sweet potatoes as a side dish for dinner so I threw these ingredients together. Turned out pretty good!

Braised Tips over Rice

Grandma's recipe...nummy! Make sure you give the meat at least one full hour to simmer so it will be nice and tender. Can be done in the crock pot on low for about 6-8 hours.

Peanut Butter Banana Smoothie

This is great for breakfast on the go during the hot months, or even lunch/after school snacks. The kids really like it too.

Chicken with black bean and corn salsa

Quick and easy and packed with protein.

Very Good (1 rating)
Buffalo Chicken Wrap

Homemade recreation of Buffalo Wild Wings wrap

Chicken Salad

Top a salad or fill a pita with this yummy chicken

Lots o' veggies stew

So quick and easy, usually lots of leftovers. Add more/different vegetables to suit your taste. Also to lower the sodium use reduced sodium stewed tomatoes and broth. Delicious with cornbread muffins as a winter evening meal.

Cinnamon Apple topping

We like to use this to top waffles, ice cream or even delicious eaten alone with some granola on top for desert.

Very Good (1 rating)
Slow Cooker Minestrone

Even my super picky, never eats vegetables, won't eat anything but pb&j 5 year old ate this. Nommy nommy

Banana Bread Pancakes

My kids don't really like fruit in their pancakes but they love banana bread. Here is a sneaky way to do it!

Mock Peach Crisp, with "Ice Cream"

I make this when I really want something sweet but I don't want to splurge on fat and calories.

Applesauce Waffles/Pancakes

The kids love these with warm applesauce and cinnamon to dip in!

Basic Chicken and Dumplins

This is Grandma's recipe, made a bit healthier by using Bisquick Heart Smart instead of lard and flour.

Maple buttercup squash

I have never cooked a buttecup squash before, this was an experiment.

Caramel Cereal Popcorn

Adapted from taste of home recipe, I would love some input on how to make it better for you but still tasty!

Pick Your Fruit Breakfast Parfait

Whatever fresh fruit is in season and whatever flavor yogurt you want. Top it with a bit of granola and breakfast is served!

Chicken Salad

For sandwiches or salads.

Pick your fruit smoothie

This can be made with any fruit that you have on hand. It's great with the super sweet strawberries we have in season right now.

Very Good (8 ratings)
Kraft Slow Cooker Sweet & Sour Chicken

Got this from the Kraft website, needed to modify for a few things.

Very Good (1 rating)
What's in the pantry chicken and broccoli pasta

I raided the pantry and fridge and put it in a pan. This is the resulting meal. The kids really loved it!

Easy Chicken Fajitas

This is the way we do it.

Vegetable Baked Penne

I am making this up as a go. Hope it's good!

Chocolate banana "milkshake"

I just threw some stuff in a blender and needed the nutritional information. It was just ok.

Kraft's Tex-Mex Taco Dinner (modified)

I took this recipe from the Kraft Food & Family magazine, I used ground turkey instead of beef, added a bit of cumin, onions, bell peppers, corn and used brown rice instead of white. Yumm, also would like to add some black beans to it next time.

CL Sloppy Joe's (made with gr. turkey)

Modified from Cooking Light's Summer Meals 2007.

Incredible! (2 ratings)
Twice Baked Potato Casserole

Great side dish when there is a big crowd. I am going to mess with this next time to try and "fix" the nutritional content.

Incredible! (1 rating)
Crack Brownies

Not low fat or good for you...just good. From "It's Called a Break-Up Because It's Broken"

Heart Smart Strawberry Shortcakes

This recipe comes from the back of the Bisquick box, I just used splenda instead of sugar.

Turkey Meatloaf

A healthier version of Grandma's classic.

Apple Cinnamon Steel Cut Oats- Slow Cooker

I just made this up based on some other recipes to see if my family would like it for a warm and healthy school day breakfast.

Tortellini in Basil-Balsamic Vinaigrette

Adapted from Betty Crocker's Website. I used a bit less of the olive oil, that's the only change. Next time I will add roasted red peppers, mushrooms and maybe some red pepper flakes and artichoke hearts.

Low fat chicken "gravy"

The family has no idea how low fat/cal this is! Hehe!!

Easy Chili Verde

You can change the salsa and chiles to meet your spiciness preference. Sometimes I use a bottled Verde Salsa instead.

Chicken and Stove Top

None of the other recipes were exactly the way I made it so here is how I did it, with what I had on hand. The kids love this stuff.

Sticky Chicken

A childhood favorite

Turkey Tacos

Yummy family favorite, makes enough for leftovers many times. Also great filler for enchiladas.

Very Good (59 ratings)
Slow Cooker Swiss Steak

Just like Grandma used to make, she always served this over mashed potatoes with steamed green beans or a tossed salad. Mmmm comfort food!


Sometimes I cook the meatballs use half for one dinner and freeze the rest. The frozen ones can be placed in the crock pot with a jar of sauce and heated while you work for a great dinner when you get home.

Chili Beans with Turkey

Classis family recipe made with ground turkey instead

Grandma's Banana Bread

Yummy fall treat, this is the original recipe I often substitute whole wheat flour, splenda and egg beaters (still tastes great!)

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