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Red Enchilada Sauce

Homemade red enchilada sauce

Orange Pie

Delicious orange pie! Tastes like a Dreamsicle!

Chickpea and Cauliflower "Meat"balls

Healthy non-meat alternative to meatballs! The cottage cheese is added for extra protein, as is the vital wheat gluten. If you do not like these you could always replace them with more egg whites and almond flower respectively.

Vegetable Sausage Stuffing

To be used to stuff bell peppers, zucchini, etc.

Pumpkin Pie Fluff

Delicious, low cal, tastes just like pumpkin pie!

Light Mock Chicken Alfredo

I LOVE alfredo on pasta! I would order it every single time I go to an Italian restaurant if I could, but we all know that it is not anywhere near healthy. I came up with this simple recipe to satisfy my craving!

Cinnamon Butternut Squash Soup

I pretty much came up with this recipe on a whim after I found a great deal on butternut squash. I wanted something easy, with relatively low calories, low sodium and high protein. I added tofu for the extra protein and for those who have never tried it, it is awesome! #1 it doesn't really have a distinct flavor of its own and it takes on the flavors of the dishes you put it in, so you won't even know it is there. Plus it gives the soup extra creaminess and of course the protein too. ENJOY!

Raspberry Mini Cake Recipe

This is a modified version of a Hungry Girl "coffee cup" cake recipe I found. I love raspberry, but this could be modified to any fruit flavor!

Cauliflower Cheesy Garlic Bread

Delicious, cheesy, and a great substitute for those fattening, carb heavy versions from your local pizza shop!

McGriddle Makeover

This recipe is a modified version of the Hungry Girl recipe because of what I had lying around the kitchen. It turned out that I loved the combination of flavors so much that I decided to share it!

Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Greek Yogurt

For when you are craving a treat, but want all the nutritious goodness :)

Mini Apple Pie - LOW CAL!

These mini apple pies hit the spot when you are craving something sweet! The flaky crust from the fillo dough gives a nice crunchy outside while the fresh apples make a naturally sweet filling.

Mom's Potato Soup

This is my mom's potato soup! I can still remember its delicious smell drifting through the house calling everyone to the table. I have always loved this soup because it is not your traditional potato soup. Instead of having a thick pourage like consistency that most potato soups have, this one is thinner and makes you still feel light after eating it.

Very Good (1 rating)
Holiday Mini Shortbread Cookie

Shortbread cookies are typically a no-no during dieting. Not that these cookies don't have thier fair share of butter, but the smaller portion makes them just enough to keep you satisfied during the holidays! ENJOY ALL GOOD THINGS IN MODERATION!

Spicy Turkey Sausage and Green Chile Quiche

This quiche is great for breakfast, lunch or just as a snack. It forms its own pseudo-crust from the addition of the flour and has a nice mildly spicy flavor from the addition of the sausage and chiles. ENJOY!

Garlic Alfredo Sauce

Usually the words "Alfredo sauce" and "diet" are not friends...until now! This alfredo sauce is delicious with tons of garlic and much less fat than the original version. You still can't drink it by the cupful, but at least you can have a taste of alfredo sauce.

Maple Chicken Sausage Links

These delicious sausages are not for your everyday breakfast, but they sure hit the spot when you are looking for that great maple flavor on a special occasion. Using chicken sausages instead of pork lowers the fat a lot. Also, using light syrup instead of full sugar reduces some of the sugar and carbs without taking away the flavor. ENJOY!

Whole Wheat Cheddar Biscuit

These biscuits are delicious as part of a quick breakfast sandwich or as a side with dinner! Feel free to substitute any cheese or spices you would like, these are pretty much a blank canvas that can be modified in any number of ways.
Some ideas:
- Mix in green chiles and pepper jack cheese
- Mix in cranberries and mozzarella
- Mix in cinnamon and pumpkin pie spice (no cheese)

Pumpkin Pie Cheesecake

A delicious substitute for pumpkin cheesecake!

Easy, Light & Creamy Chicken Salad

This is a very basic and simple recipe for a fast chicken salad. It is very low calorie with a boost of protein making it great for a mid-afternoon snack on some apple slices. Enjoy!

Palak Tofu

Palak Paneer with tofu substituted for high fat paneer.

Milad's Moussaka

Moussaka is a Greek casserole that typically has eggplant, ground beef and Parmesan cheese. It has the world famous (and world delicious) Bechemal sauce that makes the dish taste really rich, but is still very nutritious and good on a diet! Enjoy!

Mushroom Lasagna

Yummy veggie lasagna! Substitute in a variety of veggies that your family likes. This is the full fat, full calorie version for those special treat dinners. Cut back by replacing some of the ricotta and mozzarella with plain yogurt, substitute whole wheat pasta for the original, make your own tomato sauce and jazz it up with more spices :)

Spicy Tofu Stir-Fry

Delicious, spicy, high protein goodness. Add to one-half cup cooked brown rice for a delicious meal!

Very Good (3 ratings)
Honey Sriracha Chicken

This chicken is delicious with brown rice and is easy to make! Marinate the chicken in the refrigerator during the day, then pop in the oven in the evening. Super Easy!
***NOTE***: If you don't like spicy foods, the sriracha can be removed and replaced with one clove pressed garlic.

Easy 5-Minute Individual Pizza

This makes a delicious lunch! Create your own flavor by picking your own unique toppings. Just remember load up on your veggies and try passing up the fattening pepperoni. This is also a very easy to-go lunch. Pre-toast your slice of bread, store the pizza sauce in a salad dressing container, put the cheese and toppings in zip-lock baggie and away you go!

Mini Cheesecake Desserts

This is a great way to make a delicious mini dessert that you can enjoy no matter how calorie strict your diet it! To make this recipe richer try mixing in 2 Tbsp. of light cream cheese.

Apple & Peach Crisp

This dessert combines the best of both worlds: fresh fruit and a yummy crispy crumble! Feel free to substitute any fruit you like to mix and match flavors. The calories can also be brought down slightly by using a "light" margarine and a sugar substitute such as Splenda (but the brown sugar adds only 15 calories per serving and has a great flavor!).

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