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Recipes I've Shared:

Chocolate Brownie For One

If you're hungry for something that's chocolatey and not too high in calories, try this.

High Protein Granola-Yogurt-Pineapple

Easy to make healthy snack or lunch

Very Good (2 ratings)
Dark Chocolate Oats

This is a healthy recipe from Joy Bauer for those who enjoy the taste of chocolate .

No-Bake Energy Bites

1 cup Old Fashioned Quaker Oats
3 Tbsp semi-sweet mini chocolate chips
1 tsp vanilla extract
1/2 cup peanut butter
1/4 cup shredded coconut
1 oz raisins

Peanut Butter Energy Bites

Great energy snack before or after a workout or any time.

Donut Muffins

These muffins are easy to make and tasty for breakfast or a dessert with a hot beverage

Creamy Broccoli Soup

This soup is yummy. A generous serving of daily vegetables.

Soup -- My Own Filled Pepper Soup

If you like filled peppers, you will enjoy this soup,

Chocolate Cake - Low Fat and Sugar

Tasty low cal chocolate cake

Creole Sopa Di Ajo (garlic soup)

Sopa Di Ajo (sopa-die-oh)
A great-tasting, nutritious soup to start off a meal and it has no meat, not much fat, and some sodium from the bread.

Vegetable Chick Pea Soup

Hearty, nourishing soup, low in fat, high in protein and fiber

Veggie Tomato Bean Soup

A hearty soup with lots of fiber and protein. And, it's very easy to make.

Low Fat Ice Cream Popsickles

Got this recipe from
#ice-cream popsicles

Incredible! (1 rating)
Beef Soup With Green Beans, Tomatoes, Carrots and Sour Cream

This is one of my mother's great soup recipes that I make for my family. (fresh tomatoes and green beans from the garden are excellent to use)

Ricotta Parfaits

Recipe courtesy of Giada DeLaurentis from Food Network

Very Good (1 rating)
Homemade Roux Gravy - 1 Tbsp = 1 Serving

This gravy is delicious with any kind of meat or poultry. You won't want to buy canned or jarred gravy again because it's so easy and tasty.

Old-Fashioned Mashed Potatoes

From Love Hunger Workbook accompanies Oven-Fried Ginger Chicken, White Cream Gravy, and steamed veggies

Oven-Fried Ginger Chicken

This recipe is from Love Hunger Workbook
accompanies mashed potatoes, white cream gravy, steamed veggies
If you like chicken fillet sandwiches, this is the recipe to use. Make several extras and package them for storage in your freezer. User lite bread, add mustard, lettuce, and tomato for a 300 calorie lunch or dinner.

Peanutty Cream Cheese Graham Treats 4 = 1 serving

Nutritious snack, very tasty and easy to make. Kids love them.

Very Good (1 rating)
Chicken Barley Veggie Soup

An easy soup to rustle up because you probably have most of the stuff in your pantry. Serve it with a small green salad, and some Portugues or Italian bread. Great on a chilly day...or any day and it's low calorie.

Incredible! (1 rating)
5 Calorie Hot Ginger Tea

You can make this hot beverage in a few minutes in the microwave It has an invigorating taste, and can ward off colds, flu and sore throats, also a remedy for indigestion and nausea. The taste can be overpowering for some, be sure to take the fresh ginger out of the cup after it steeps. If you like a stronger taste of ginger don't remove..

Gingerbread Cake

Easy to make, great tasting spice cake served with a dollop of whipped cream or cool whip makes a fast dessert

Orzo & Beef Stuffed Peppers

From July 7-09 Women's Day magazine.
It's an easy way to serve beef and doesn't take too long to cook.

No Ice Cream Sundae

This includes dairy, fruit, chocoate and whipped toping - a sundae without ice cream. Calories aren't as high as eating two scoops of chocolate ice cream. This is my replacement for ice cream and chocolate.

Strawberry Salad With Balsamic Dressing

This is a copycat recipe for TGIFs Strawberry Fields Salad. I used Truvia instead of sugar.

Lillie Ross' Chocolate Angel Food Cake

Easy dessert made with an angel food cake mix and only a few other ingredients. The nutritional value is not accurate because angel food cake mix was not listed in SP's food locater; this recipe is based on a whole angel food cake. You can use your own judgement when calculating servings. Approx servings 10

SR's Ground Beef Veggie Soup

A tomato - ground beef soup with lots of green beans, some lentils and barley. Great tasting thick soup.

SR's Cottage Cheese Pancakes

This is a high protein, low fat food that's good for breakfast, lunch or anytime.

SR's Cream Cheese Truffles

A delicious combination that will satisfy any sweet tooth. Easier than gnache to make but just as's sinful so be careful and eat only one or two.

SR's Banana Buckwheat Pancakes

Great tasting whole grain pancakes

Very Good (6 ratings)
Red's Manhattan Style Clam Chowder

This tasty clam chowder has lots of ingredients but it's very easy to make. Patterned after the Rhode Island Red Clam Chowder the Portuguese popularized.

Smoked Turkey (or Ham) and Canneloni Soup

A thick soup perfect for those cold winter days, but it's good any season. High in fiber and vitamins. The carbs might be high but they're good ones.

My Own Protein Bars

Made from all the stuff I like and eat for breakfast....I decided to make this conconction so I could shape it into bars and store in the freezer for healthy, fiber-filled snacks

My Own Chicken Veggie Soup with Drop Noodles

Nice thick soup for winter time or any time.

Tuna Slaw

Easy, healthy lunch or dinner meal full of vitamins

Spicy Apple Breakfast Shake

A complete breakfast beverage chock full of nutrients!

Very Good (1 rating)
Hearty Tomato-Lentil-Barley Soup

A hearty, delicious soup for any season.

Red's 3 Veggie Stir Fry

This tasty tex mex style side is low in fat, carbs, cholesterol and calories but a good source of vitamins A and C

Very Good (1 rating)
Smylee's Chicken Roma

Italian style chicken with Cavatelli and steamed broccoli

Incredible! (1 rating)
Rachael Ray's Citrus-Soy Chicken Pork or Shrimp Stir Fry

This is a wonderful high protein meal that even the kids will love. You can use 2 lbs boneless skinless chicken breast, boneless pork or shrimp.

Recipe Collections I've Shared:

SmyleeRed's Favorites
Included here are some of my own recipes and others that I got in SparkPeople that I either make or intend to make for my family.
Collection of Soup Recipes
This collection is a work in progress and will include a great number of recipes that I make for my family. Sundays during the winter months are always special soup days but any season is the right one for making soup in our household.
SmyleeRed's Favorite Chicken Dishes
SmyleeRed's Desserts/Beverages
This is a SparkPeople collection of different recipes I would like to try or did try.
SmyleeRed's Veggies
SmyleeRed's Rice/Pasta/Noodles
SP's Recipes
SmyleeRed's Breakfast Specials
Snack Foods
Collection of Ground Beef Recipes