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Recipes I've Shared:

Barley and Onions

I started out making soup but ran out of time. We ended up with a lovely side low fat dish instead!

Cauliflower, Manchego and Spinach Pie

Adapted from Eating Well magazine April 2012 Rice, Cheddar and Spinach Pie recipe (

Panzanella (Italian Layered Tomato and Bread Salad)

This salad makes for a terrific light lunch or summer entree course or a fabulous side to any summer meal. You can add Mozzeralla cheese to for protein

Oven Roasted Brussels Sprouts w/ Garlic

The ONLY way to eat Brussels Sprouts


A Greek dish very similar to Mousaka but assembled a little differently.

Chinese Beef with Broccoli (Food Network Magazine)

Adapted from the Food Network's June 2011 Volume 4.

Asiago Cheese & Bacon Mini Puffs

This is adapted from the food blog "In erika's kitchen' by Erika Kerekes

Mrs. Feinberg’s Vegetable Kugel

Great Passover dessert. Tastes just like carrot cake.
This recipe is adapted from Joan Nathan's Jewish Cooking in America"

Shredded BBQ Chicken Sliders with Creamy Cole Slaw

This recipe is adapted from the Picky-Palate food blog.
Check out for her homemade BBQ sauce

Garlic Turkey Meatballs and Marinara Sauce

This is a fabulous recipe I adapted from the Pioneer Women food blog. See the original at

Kefta Kabab's

Perfect Israeli Kefta for for your Mediterranean feast!

Chicken Parmesan Rollatini

Totally and completly satisfying!
This looks great and tastes wonderful!

Slow Cooker Lentils and Sausage

1 (16 ounce) package dry lentils (2cups)
2 (14.5 ounce) can Fire Roasted Diced Tomatoes with liquid
1 (14 ounce) can beef broth
1 carrot, chopped
1 pounds kielbasa (Polish) sausage, cut into 1/2 inch pieces
1 stalk celery, chopped

Fajita Shrimp

This recipe was adapted from a cookbook the "Town, Trails & Special Times - The Marlboro Country Cookbook". It's filled with wonderful chili's and other cowboy food. YUM!


This recipe is from Whole Foods recipes.
For an easy side dish that's a great match for this cheesy, baked eggplant parmesan, sauté broccoli rabe in a bit of olive oil with some chopped garlic and red pepper flakes, then finish with a squeeze of fresh lemon juice

Chicken with Gruyère, Sage and Easy Pan Sauce

Added From Whole Foods Recipes.

This recipe is Gluten Free

Beef Goulash Soup

From Creative Cooking Cookbook

Israeli Salad - Plain

This is a summer staple in our house. Breakfast, lunch and dinner

Eggplant Cannelloni

This is adapted from SELF magazine.
I've chosen to use Ajvar but a different Roasted Red Pepper sauce could lower the calories.

Bielucha (White Borscht) Polish Soup

My BF and I first tasted when in Poland on vacation. It's a standard country meal and so yummy that my BF hired a Polish women in LA to teach him how to make it!

Roast Veggies (Baby Portabellos, Eggplant and Onions)

I love roasted veggies. They are low cal and really easy to make and look great when entertaining. I like to roast them at the same time I roast the chicken for dinner so it's all done together.

Paula Dean's Taco Soup - Modified

We love this soup! I have made modifications to reduce the calories and hopefully retain the flavor. Enjoy!

Simply Gourmet Asapragus Soup

We LOVE this soup! It's so simple to make and has an absolutely gourmet look and taste to it. Great for a dinner party for a casual lunch at home.

Skinny Meatloaf Cupcakes with Mashed Potato Frosting

This recipe is from Gina at An awesome food blog site.


I found this recipe on the Whole Foods recipe site.

Recipe Collections I've Shared:

You Gotta Try This!
There are so many good food ideas on SparkRecipes! This is a listing of all the ones that I want to try but still haven't yet.
Meals We Loved!