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Recipes I've Shared:

Roasted Chicken and Tortellini Soup

Healthy, easy, and full of flavor.

Fluffy Blueberry Pancakes

Light, fruity pancakes made with whipped egg whites.

Garlic Scalloped Potatoes

Decadent potato casserole to be shared rarely!

Citrus Butter Sauce

Sauce to top fish or chicken

Halibut with Citrus Butter and Radishes

Reproduced from Food Network Magazine

Pasta Fagioli Soup

Hearty and healthy full meal soup.

Garlic Shrimp and Snap Peas

Adaptation from Food Network Magazine

Tossed Salad

Basic salad without dressing

Grilled Vegetable Salad

Wonderful mix of colors and flavors.


Easy and full of antioxidant veggies. Great as a side dish or as a sauce for pasta. Crumbled browned Italian sausage, pork, or ground beef can be added if serving with pasta.

Farro, ham, and brussels sprouts

A main dish or side dish. Eat warm as a main dish or at room temperature or chilled later or the next day as a side dish. If eaten other than warm, a vinaigrette can be added (as well as other fresh diced vegetables).


An ancient grain that can be used alone, with other foods, or in place of rice. It has a nutty and full texture.

Mom's Cucumbers in Sour Cream

A popular Polish recipe.


A twist on the classic. Serve over biscuits, toast, or hash browns.

Buttermilk Bisquick Blueberry Pancakes

Fluffy pancakes with fresh blueberries

Chili Con Carne

Spicy ground beef chili with lots of beans and veggies

Creamy Coleslaw

Better than Deli purchased!

Wedge Salad with Fresh Blue Cheese Dressing

An easy to make salad with a great fresh dressing.

Blue Cheese Dressing (fresh)

This is a great fresh dressing that doesn't have that sour bottled taste and is easy and quick to make. It doesn't take lots to make your wedge or other salad taste great.

Chicken Corn Chowder

Combination of prepared mix and fresh ingredients. Great for a cold day.

Frozen Fruit Smoothie

Tasty and nutritious.

Lemon Ricotta Pancakes

Recipe from Food Network (Bobby Flay). Light, fluffy, and absolutely delicious.

Pork Tenderloin with Orange-Chipotle Sauce

Recipe from Cooking Light Magazine

Macaroni and Cheese Deluxe

A full comforting complete meal.

Potato and Cauliflower Mash

A delicious alternative to "just" potatoes.

Creamed Corn without Cream

Kudos to The Kitchen and Geoffrey Zakarian


Kudos to Goeffrey Zakarian from Food Network

Chicken Salad

Easy chicken salad made from a rotisserie chicken.

Vegetable Dip

Sour cream and Knorr Vegetable Soup Mix as a dip without the spinach and fixings.

Spaghetti with Eggplant and Ricotta

Credit to "Sicilian American Pasta" by John Penza and tony Corsi

Roasted Peppers

Easy and colorful side dish.

Basic Roasted Pork Tenderloin

"Plain" pork tenderloin.

Lobster Rolls

A once in a while treat!

Very Good (1 rating)
Chilean Sea Bass with Lemon Caper Sauce

A fish dish very similar to chicken or veal piccata.

Ranch Dressing (Homemade)

Credit to Ree Drummond, The Pioneer Woman - thanks.

New Mexico Green Chile Sauce

An excellent sauce to top burritos and enchiladas.

Masa - Quick Homemade

This masa is the closest to fresh from the Mexican markets.

Salisbury Steak

Easy to make, easy to love Salisbury steak with sautéed onions and garlic.

Herbed scrambled Eggs on Toast with Cheese

Tasty scrambled eggs with fresh herbs served on toast with melted cheese.

Berry Smoothie

Cool, tasty, and healthy way to start the day or enjoy as a snack

Scrambled Eggs with Buttermilk

Scrambled eggs but with the tartness of buttermilk in place of cream or regular milk. This makes the eggs much fluffier.

Lime and Cilantro Marinated Chicken

Delicious, quick and easy marinated chicken breasts.

Cream of Cauliflower Soup

Delicious creamy cauliflower and vegetable soup. It is satisfying for a full meal. Shredded or chopped chicken breast or shrimp can be added for additional protein.

Easy Breakfast Omelet

Any variation of vegetables can be used in this recipe and the meat can be left out as well.

French Toast

This is a rich, decadent, flavorful French toast for special occasions.

Green Chili

Chili with peppers, cilantro, and tomatillos.

Italian Ham and Cheese Fritatta

Yummy for breakfast, brunch, or dinner, and easy to prepare.

Spinach and Cheddar Omelette

Easy breakfast, brunch, or supper

Pasta with Italian Sausage

Quick and easy one dish dinner.

Whole Wheat Blueberry Belgian Waffles

Hearty and wholesome and easy to make.

Zuppa Toscana

Knock off of Olive Garden's famous soup with italian sausage, bacon, and greens.

Spaghetti Sauce - Eileen's

Tomato based but with a little kick

Italian Meatballs

Meatballs to eat alone, on a sub sandwich, or in sauce.

Salmon with Creamy Caper Sauce

Wild salmon fillets baked with a creamy caper and parmesan sauce

Greek Chicken Patties

Greek style chicken patties with feta cheese, spinach, and garlic. Great for meatballs also.

Very Good (1 rating)
Whole Wheat Blueberry Waffles

Decadent brunch treat but with some added fiber.

Low Fat Blue Cheese Dressing

A combination of Marie's full fat blue cheese and Chobani's nonfat Greek yogurt.

Blueberry Crisp

A lightened version of a classic summer favorite. Requires almost no prep time. Put in the oven when you start dinner and have a sweet and warm dessert when you are finished.

Deviled Eggs

A light deviled egg made with olive oil mayonnaise.

Berry Crisp

Easy recipe for summer's fresh berries. Use any berries you like. Apples may be substituted in the winter time.

Marinated Grilled Shrimp

Skewered, marinated shrimp, grilled over a charcoal fire.

Leftover Steak Hash

Leftover grilled steak, potatoes and vegetables. Tasty and satisfying.

Spanikopita Pizza

Rachel Ray's recipe for yummy greek style pizza. Thanks, Rachel.

Pasta with Tomato and Mushroom Sauce

Simple to make. Just fresh veggies and canned tomatoes mixed with pasta. Makes an easy weeknight vegetarian meal.

Hot Artichoke Dip

Creamy and garlicky - great as a dip for vegetables or a spread for crackers. Credit to Gram Dorothy.

Chicken Florentine Meatballs

Meatballs with spinach, garlic, and feta cheese.

Blackberry Peach Banana Smoothie

Use any nonfat Thick and Creamy yogurt and any frozen fruit combination.

Fresh Blueberry Buttermilk Pancakes

Lots of blueberries and lots of fiber for lots of flavor!

Marinated Vegetable Dressing

Chopped fresh vegetables marinated in vinegar and extra virgin olive oil add a fresh taste to salad greens.

Old Fashioned Hot Dogs and Beans

A great 4th of July dish. Full of protein, fiber, and flavor.

Chicken Meatballs

Can be eaten alone as a main dish or added to any kind of sauce which would contain meatballs.

Mediterranean Vegetables

Like a partially roasted ratatouille.

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