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Recipes I've Shared:

Incredible! (1 rating)
Double Hot Cocoa Delight

Rich and Wonderful!!

Banana Nut Bread Bisquick Recipe Healthified

I wanted to lighten up the traditional (very moist) Bisquick banana nut bread. Yummy and a big nutritional boost.

Greexican Meatless Calzone

I think I will add tomato next time. I actually made four, but I cut all ingredients in four for the recipe. No cold will be able to stand up to these. Lowfat and plenty of protein, but way too much sodium. I didn't notice the sodium in Trader Joe's pizza dough.

Ground Turkey Hot-Cha-Cha

Not for those who don't like heat!

Pineapple/Walnut Cream Cheese Spread

My mom would make pineapple&cream cheese every once in a while. I added some chopped walnuts for more protein and heart-healthy fats.

Very Good (2 ratings)
Devil's Food Cupcakes with Milky Way Topping

Great taste for only 120 calories!

Banana Flax Pancakes with Oat Bran and Vanilla Soymilk

This was an experiment that went right. Yummy!!

Banana Wheat Pancakes with Bran & Flax

Delicious topped with Greek yogurt and sugar free syrup. A great way to use very ripe bananas.

Carob Oat Pancakes w/Wheat Bran

Another adaptation to the Quaker Oat Pancakes. I enjoyed the carob so much with my oatmeal, that I thought I would try it in pancakes. Used a whole egg and 2% milk because that is what I had on hand. These pancakes are much thicker than the usual oat pancakes.

Ginger-Orange-Oregano Dressing

A hint of orange with a tang...oh so good!

"Nutty" Baked Brown Rice

The nutty taste is from toasting the rice prior to baking.

Chili Beans for a Crowd

This is an old recipe that I got years ago. I tweeked it a little to make it a tad healthier. I used 93% Lean Gr Beef, only 1 Tbsp of Canola oil, and whole wheat flour to thicken. I also used Morton salt substitute instead of salt. So this is low sodium, low fat, high fiber and a good source of protein.

Green Bean/Zucchini Casserole (Greek Style)

My mom used to make this for special occasions. Technically this isn't a casserole as it is prepared in a large pot on the stove. It is delicious and we preferred this to traditional green bean casserole with mushroom soup.

Vasilopita (Greek Braided Bread)

Very yummy bread. I only make this every 5 yrs or so. Although, it has 198 calories, and 5.6 grams of fat per slice (1/24th of loaf), it is good to know so you can plan for this most delicious indulgence.

Saag Tofu (Low Sodium)

I have enjoyed this in restaurants and packaged. Therefore, when I found a recipe from Life Script in my email, I decided to tweek it to use ingredients I had on hand. I replace Morton Salt Sub for the Salt, used olive oil in place of canola oil and used the fat free yogurt.

Zatarain's Prepared Sodium Reduced Red Beans & Rice

Box recipe prepared with Land O Lakes Butter with Olive Oil.
Lower Sodium...Not Low Sodium. 768.9 mg per cup, prepared.
I made this in the crock pot...21/2 hrs.

Whole Wheat Couscous with Tofu

I keep having trouble getting enough protein, so I thought I would add some tofu. It tastes great! Whole grain, almost no sodium, 3.9 g of fiber per serving.

Carob Banana Flaxseed Muffins

Packed with nutrients. Low sodium and only .2 mg cholesterol. Great for those with chocolate allergies.

Thalia's Mediteranian Zucchini

I discovered this mix & it's great! I didn't want to add anymore fat for today, but can use olive oil instead of Pam for a richer flavor & Omega 3's.

Very Low Sodium.

Quaker Oatmeal Pancakes

Prepared using 1% Milk and 1/4 cup of oat bran

Greek Mixed Vegetable Casserole (Briani)

This recipe is adapted from a recipe in the Cook Book: Greek Cooking For the Gods by Eva Zane

I doubled the recipe, used 1/2 of Olive Oil, used 1 lb of green beans instead of 2 lbs, used 1 lg onion instead of 4, used 1.5 lbs of zucchini instead of 3 lbs, 5 Cups of chopped tomatoes instead of 6 cups

Homemade Turkey Breast Vegie Whole Wheat Rotini Soup

Main vegie is green beans. Uses dehydrated vegies. Prep time is 15 mins if turkey broth has already been made by boiling breast bones with 2 cups of meat attached.

Spinach with Rice (Spanakoryzo-for you Greeks)

Recipe from: "From A Traditional Greek Kitchen"
by Aphrodite Polemis
"This spinach is loved even by children when it is made with fragrant oregano and dill."

Check out the Nutrition Facts - It has everything.

Lower Fat Potato Salad (Best Foods Olive Oil Mayo)

I didn't add any sodium, but between the mayo and the olives, it has 593 mg per 1 cup serving. Makes 7 cups.

Whole Wheat Pancakes (no eggs, salt sub)

Made adjustments for lower sodium and cholesterol. Has olive oil, baking powder, and water instead of egg.