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Recipes I've Shared:
Quick and easy dairy free cornbread - without buttermilk! For more great recipes visit my blog at: www.alifewithouticecream.com
A great snack for after a workout. Super easy to make and healthy. Nutrient rich!
Super yummy you'll feel like its cheating! Make it thick and eat it with a spoon!
A great vegetable soup that doesn't have a tomato base. Lots of veggies and its vegan too!
This recipe is in the slow cooker but can be made in a pot on the stove too.
A unique muffin that isn't too sweet!
I use pancake mix to make these crepes. This is a perfect serving for one or two depending on what you want to stuff it with. I like to use banana and just a small drizzle of syrup.
These are super yummy and nutritious. And only 90 calories each! Plus add any toppings you want. I like flax seeds, sunflower seeds and other things like that. They're also great for breakfast because having 2 is like having a bowl of oatmeal on the go.
This is the recipe I've figured out over the years and I've come to LOVE IT. Its great on chips, tacos or even on a taco salad with some salsa!
This is my homemade dairy free nutella.
This is like an oatmeal bar that you mix the night before, form and leave in the fridge over night...its super yummy and allows you to be creative!
This is super quick to make, super yummy and the only calories come from soy milk. It's my twist on the starbucks mocha light! I use the left over coffee from the am!
This can be made in a pan as squares or as muffins for single serving
This makes 4 spring rolls. They are super fresh and delicious. Its easy to make a lot more at a time too. They will keep over night but not much longer, taste best if they're ate the same day.
1 Roll = 1 serving
This is supper yummy and tastes like it should be bad for you! The little bit of olive oil make it crispy and if you don't want the skin just remove it either before or after you cook (depending on how you like your chicken). Great with rice, potatos, roasted veg or a salad. Also good for the BBQ!
I bought a black bean dip to try at the store and LOVED IT! But I'm not prepared to pay almost $4 for a container so I looked at the ingredients and recreated it the best I could. It turned out great! Even better! And with less cals! This is great with baked pita, veggies or tortilla chips.
This is super yummy and easy to make. Just combine everything in a stove top pot or slow cooker and let it go! I love this served with some home made bread (especially when its getting stale)
This is a variation on my mom's recipe. I changed it for the slow cooker and removed the sugar.
This is a variation on my mom's recipe. I've made it for the slow cooker and added lots more veggies.
I found this recipe on a blog and thought I'd try it. I used Silk Soy Milk (whole) and yoso vanilla yogurt as a starter for it.
This is my homemade hummus. Its super yummy and I'm always making variations. This is how it it most of the time and I just add jalapenos or hot sauce for some kick sometimes.
This is great with pita, on sandwiches (instead of mayo) or with veggies. And its way cheaper than buying it!
I found this idea through a blog and modified it to be more healthy and added some nuts.
A yummy favourite!
Having it open faced means more egg and protein!
This recipe makes 4 servings so its one slice of bread and a 1/4 of the mix. This goes great with some veggie soup or a small salad.
This is my cousin's recipe. She makes it for Christmas dinner but I love it all year round. Its almost sweet enough to be dessert too!
Super yummy and healthy to boot!
This is my twist on my mom's recipe which she always makes at Christmas time. My mom's recipe uses peanuts as well but they add a lot of extra calories so I leave them out to try and make this a little healthier.
This sounds strange but is fabulous! A roomate of mine made it and I adopted the recipe. It is healthier to use tuna in water but the oil really adds to the recipe and the texture of the dish.
This is great with fresh spring rolls or to use as a dip for chicken or beef squewers.
A super yummy dinner. Makes about 7 servings of 1.5 cups each.
This is so yummy it tastes like it should be bad for you! This would also be great with the addition of a little cheese as well and wouldn't really hurt the calories.
Great for breakfast or dessert. This is from the magic bullet recipe book however I have substituted Splenda for the sugar. Add some blueberries, banana or lemon and poppy seeds to make your favourite muffins. And less than 100 Calories each. You'll need to add a few calories depending on what you add.
I have a dairy allergy and can't eat all the mixes you can buy but still crave hot cocoa in the winter. I created this recipe which is super low in cals as well and is only the calories from the milk / soy milk.
The amounts can be adjusted really easily for how much you want. This makes one really big mug!
A yummy much healthier twist on a not so healthy favourite. I also like to bake a tortilla and break it into the salad. It is not included in this recipe as depending on what type you buy they all have different calories.
This is my mom's recipe and is super yummy...I've changed the sugar to splenda and the oil to apple sauce for a healthier option. Not to mention, they're really purple and fun!
These are not super sweet muffins...for a sweeter recipe add another few tbsp of sugar / sweetner
This is a super yummy recipe that makes the perfect amount for 2 and is quick and easy to make. Also easy to double for more people.
Super yummy, quick to make and healthy too! Only 320 calories per serving. You can also easily substitute the beef for chicken or tofu and for a change you can use rice instead of noodles.
This is my mom's recipe and is super yummy. I've substituted apple sauce for the oil and splenda for the sugar so they are under 100 calories per muffin.
My Nana developed this recipe from one that had milk in it. Its amazing and you don't even need icing!
Great comfort food and great for you! This is made in a pot on the stove but can be transfered to a slow cooker no problem, just don't add the noodles until you're almost ready to eat.
This is a simple and super tasty recipe. It also works well if you substitute half the flour for whole wheat. Its a great starter recipe if you want to add things to a bread.
This is super yummy and crunchy and tastes like fried fish but is a lot more healthy!
This is easy to make and tastes far my guilty than it is!
Quick and easy to make and great on your salad. Using chicken stock cuts the effects of the oil.
Yummy and low cal!
This is super yummy and low in calories or fat. Add to a taco shell, soft tortilla, eat with chips or just on its own. Note the calories do not include tortilla as they are so different for whatever you are using. I love this with a tbsp of sour cream mixed through on its own. Super filling too!
Tastes so good it seems like its bad for you!
This is a great answer to pizza! I make mine without cheese so you'll have to add it separately.
Yummy, quick and nutritious!
This is my twist on a good recipe. It uses apple sauce instead of oil and splenda instead of sugar. It makes each muffin only 86 calories and 0.9 g of fat.
This is a friend of mine's recipe. She uses all chicken, I used half the amount and added veggies. I had turnip and carrots in the house. This would also be good with green beans.
This can be made with either ground beef or ground chicken. This recipe includes ground beef and potatoes. You can also adjust the spices depending on how spicy you like your Indian food.
This is quick to make, super tasty and healthy to boot!
Super yummy and great for lunches!
Super healthy and full of flavour
This works best with frozen fruit because its super thick. I use my miracle blender and it makes 1 portion perfectly
Super yummy and super easy
Yummy, good for you and easy to make!
Yummy and quick
Only 100 Calories each and plenty of yum!