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Recipes I've Shared:

Baked Macaroni and Cheese

Not fake. All real. Using real, full-fat cheese. Portion control is key. :)

Artisan Bread

Most delicious bread ever! Half recipe from:

Very Good (1 rating)
Zucchini Fritters

Simple recipe! Just like hashbrowns, but with zucchini!! :)

Tomato Basil Soup

Roast your fresh tomatoes, basil, and garlic in olive oil in the oven for 30 minutes to add an extra layer of flavor!

Lemon Pesto Pasta Salad

A touch of creaminess to curb that craving!

Basil-Spinach Pesto

Delicious as a dip or add it to pasta!

Summer Couscous Salad

This is so so filling, so so delicious, and so so vegan! Nearly 20g of protein and nearly 20g of'll be set!! :)

Very Good (2 ratings)
Miniature Chocolate Chip Cookies (vegan and gluten-free!)

Bite-sized chocolate chip cookies made with ground almonds, oats, and coconut oil! Plus vegan chocolate chips (my new favorite thing!) They're so good! You can't eat just one! And you can have more than one when they're only 58 calories each!!

Double Chocolate Brownies

These brownies are great and totally guilt-free!! No added sugar except what is in the coconut milk. A great coconutty flavor enhances the chocolateyness. I know I'm making up words, but that's the only way to describe these!

This recipe is nearly vegan (and can be veganized by simply replacing the regular chocolate chips with vegan ones!) and cholesterol free! No eggs! The ground flaxseeds replace the eggs in this recipe. No added cow's milk! Just yummy coconut milk! No oils derived from animal products! And they taste AMAZING!

Vegetable Broth

Just a simple, sodium-free vegetable broth. Use it in stews, soups, or anywhere that calls for chicken stock/broth. Freezes great too!

Eggplant Parmesan Lasagna

A perfect combination of two traditional Italian dishes!

Black Bean Soup

Delicious black bean soup! This could be a great side dish or even the main event! Top it with some plain greek yogurt and a bit of cheese!

This recipe can easily be vegan if you replace the chicken bouillon and water with 2 cups vegetable stock!


Garlic-Cumin Hummus

This delicious hummus, with a hint of garlic and cumin is great as a dip or sandwich spread!

Salsa Rojo

The best salsa ever.

Cinnamon-blueberry Quinoa

A delicious alternative to your morning oatmeal routine!

Feel free to lower the fat with 1%, skim, soy or almond milk too!

Adapted from 101 Cookbooks "Warm and Nutty Cinnamon Quinoa" recipe. As listed on her website, any kind of quinoa will work, blueberries can be replaced by blackberries, pecans can be replaced by walnuts, honey can be replaced by agave nectar, and I've already listed the milk substitutions!

Mediterranean Green Beans

I first had something like this at an Egyptian restaurant, so I decided to try out a recipe for myself! It's a delicious substitute for green bean casserole at your next holiday meal!

Indian Spiced Green Beans

A flavor-packed dish with just a little spicy kick! Serve as a side or as a main dish on top of brown rice!

Replace the green beans for any of your favorite veggies or beans!

You could even serve as a cultural alternative to green bean casserole this Thanksgiving!

Incredible! (3 ratings)
Chocolate Pudding Cake with Walnuts and Chocolate Chips

This delicious cake is used with 100% white whole wheat flour. Plus it's quick and easy to make! Surprisingly a good source of protein and iron too! It's delicious and decadent! Try it for yourself!

Incredible! (2 ratings)
Sautéed Cabbage

Beautiful side dish using green and red cabbage. Slightly sweet, slightly salty...completely delicious!

Pumpkin-Stuffed Apples

Great dessert for fall!

Tomato Basil Bisque

A delicious, creamy, filling soup, packed with flavor but less than 100 calories, low fat, and low carb! A great snack or side dish!

Citrus Cilantro Harvest Couscous

Just spicing up Trader Joe's Harvest Blend Israeli Couscous! Recently updated to be vegetarian! Nutrition facts use water, but you can use vegetable stock instead!

Very Good (2 ratings)
Dark Hot Chocolate in Soymilk

Delicious hot chocolate made with soymilk! Only 116 calories and 8g of protein?! What a filling and healthy treat!


Homemade! Low salt!

Very Good (3 ratings)
The Perfect Fried Egg

The no-fail way to fry an egg!

Very Good (2 ratings)
Parmesan-Tomato Tart

Yummy, beautiful tart! From .

Steel-Cut Oats in Soymilk

Fiber and protein packed breakfast! Add fresh fruit, walnuts, or my lemon-raspberry sauce for a well-balanced breakfast!

Creamy Macaroni with Asparagus

Missing your favorite mac and cheese? Try this recipe that uses 0% fat Greek yogurt as the creamy base! It's a bit tangier than the old-fashioned good stuff, but the creamy texture along with the fiber and protein packed in will be sure to satisfy!

Southwestern Dip

Plain Greek yogurt makes a great alternative to sour cream! Try this southwestern dip with veggies, quesadillas, or even spread on a burger (or veggie burger!)

Apple-Spice Crumble

Wondering what to do with your leftover apples? Make apple crumble!

Apple-Spice Turnovers

Apple turnover, with a kick of fall spices like cinnamon, nutmeg, and ground ginger! Plus, no added butter! Enjoy without the guilt!

Parmesan-crusted Zucchini

A tasty addition to any Italian dish!

Raspberry Lemon Sauce

A sweet and tangy topper to oatmeal, ice cream, or to substitute for jelly!

Sukiyaki-Style Stir Fry

Just used a lot of veggies I needed to use up. Served over quinoa! So good!

I ate my portion with a raw, organic egg!

Very Good (19 ratings)
Kale Chips

You'll never go back to potato chips!

Black-eyed Peas with Coriander and Lemon

Delicious side dish, low in calories, but packed with flavor!

Olive Tapenade

A tasty topping to crackers, crostini, or to mix into pasta, salad dressings, or eat with goat cheese!

Garlic Broccoli

Just plain old garlic and broccoli. Great to have on hand for an addition to any savory meal!

Greek Egg Bake

A quick and healthy breakfast, packed with protein (17 grams!) and less than 250 calories!

Incredible! (2 ratings)
George Foreman Whole Wheat Flat Bread

Dough recipe from
George Foreman directions by yours truly!

Quick and easy way to cook an individual portion of flat bread (almost like a cracker). Plus, it's got a majority of whole wheat flour! Try it with olive oil and balsamic vinegar!

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