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Recipes I've Shared:

Home-made Chickarina /Italian Wedding Soup w Chicken Meatballs

Who doesn't want a big bowl of deliciousness right now?

Spooky's Oatmeal (Microwave)

This is the way I make my oatmeal, so good

Pasta Salad by Spooky

My Summertime pasta salad

Cape Codder

Delicious low cal cocktail

Italian Sausage Cabbage Rolls

Light & Bright tomato flavor- SO GOOD. Adapted from Smitten Kitchen- just barely! I subbed 1% for whole milk. & added an extra can of Delmonte stewed tomatoes for extra sauce.
I also am not fussy about crusts.

El's Meat Loaf

My mother-in-law's famous meatloaf- & super comfort food for my hubby (& Me!)

Ted's Chicken & Broccoli Pasta with garlic cream sauce

Holy moly, my husband is a keeper. This recipe is , too~ but just don't eat it very often!

Chicken Bacon Pasta

I modified this recipe -slightly- to make it a little healthier! But it is still decadent!

Pasta with Zucchini, Tomatoes & Creamy Lemon-Yogurt Sauce

Adapted From Ezra Pound Cake, who Adapted From Jillian Michaels' Master your Metabolism cookbook

Enchiladas with Roasted Butternut Squash & Black Beans

My take on veggie enchiladas~ ugly but tasty!

Chicken & Andouille Sausage Jambalaya

This was delicious jambalaya~! My husband absolutely Loved it.

Spooky's Bolognese

Bolognese with beef & pork~ adapted from Lydia's Italian Kitchen, but with more spices!

Lasagna Soup~ with chicken sausage

This is a modified version of a Lasagna Soup I saw online, it truly was delicious!

Breaded shimp pan fried in olive oil

Yummy shrimp dish~ the sauce that goes with it is Killer. So good ~ from Cooking Light.

Soozie's Pasta Fazool

A tasty soup that is even better the next day :) For a true vegetarian soup, just sub w Veg stock.

Spinach Squares

My friend made these with twice the cheddar, & a 1/2 c of butter! I tried making them a little healthier...

Homemade Pepperoni Pizza

Homemade pizza is the best!

Couscous ,Zucchini, Chickpea & Almond Salad

This looked really good, & I thought it would be a nice change from my regular chickpea salads...

CousCous Salad

My cousin taught me this recipe, & thus began my love of chopped salads.

Lasagne by Spooky

My daughter's favorite! Made with cottage cheese, you get more protein than Ricotta.

I would also add spinach, sometime.

Spooky's Tortilla Soup- no beans

I always have made my tortilla soup beanless~& I didn't see a recipe listed like that, so I'm adding mine.

Spinach, Cheese, Mushroom & Chicken Quesadilla by Spooky

Here is a recipe for quesadillas using leftover grilled chicken & other ingredients I have.
(Wish I had tomato, too!)

Breaded Chicken Cutlets in Olive Oil

These are a family favorite~!

Turkey Chili

This is my turkey chili, & it's pretty yummy!

Shrimp and Avocado Bowl

This is Fitness Magazine's Shrimp & Avocado Rice Bowl Recipe~~ we use a few more shrimp, & we grill ours on the George Foreman!

Chickpea, Red Pepper , & Avocado Salad

A delicious, easy salad that packs a nutritious wallop!

Roasted Butternut & Spinach Cassoulet

I attempt my first Cassoulet, using several ideas for inspiration...
It is mainly vegetarian , omit the bacon to be truly veg.
However, my husband asked for More bacon next time~ so that's what I'll do~! ;-)

Top This Pizza with BBQ Sauce & Chicken

We wanted to try bbq chicken pizza at home, & it came out so yummy our daughter made a second one for herself & her bf!

Spooky's Smoothie~strawberry banana

This was a delicious smoothie!

Chickpea & Quinoa salad~ a rainbow of color & flavors!

Here is a salad came up with to use up quinoa I'd made, & some veggies on hand.
It is a very pretty salad, & I wish I'd taken a picture!

Chicken Tacos

We like to use grilled chicken during the week in different ways~ here is an easy way.

Taco Night!

I used ground pork for this recipe, but have also used meatloaf mix, or ground turkey.

Roasted Red Pepper stuffed with Quinoa, Goat Cheese & Chickpeas

I modified a recipe I saw in Smitten Kitchen ( a fantastic recipe site!) I did not have some of her ingredients, & also wanted to make a more healthful version.

Chicken Enchiladas with Corn Tortillas

This was my second attempt at chicken enchildas, hubby liked them better this way!

American Chop Suey~ by Spooky

This is a New England favorite, & it's on heavy rotation at our house~!

Spooky's Homemade Meatsa Pizza

We are sick & wanted home-made pizza! It was loaded with pepperoni & sausage~ don't judge us!

Spooky's Chex Mix with Almonds

My daughter is allergic to peanuts, so we make Chex mix with whole almonds

Spooky's Sesame Chicken

This is my version of Sesame Chicken...still needs some tweaking. (my hubby wants more brown sugar to make it sticky like in the restaurants) Maybe a grating of orange peel?

Top This Pizza with Pepperoni

Top This! Pizza crust is a product from Rhode Island , & it mimics the taste of a wood grilled pizza.
Delicious & low fat, low calorie!

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Betty Crocker Crepes

This was the first thing I ever looked up a recipe to make when I was a kid~ now it's a family favorite & always reminds me of my dear father.

Meatballs by Spooky

Meatballs are best when you use a little pork & veal with your beef~ lighter, too! The hidden secret is fresh grated Pecorino Romano cheese~shhh.

Spooky's Bean Enchilda

This is a yummy favorite of my daughter & me~ delish!

Venus di Milo Soup

A hearty soup that makes enough to feed an army! Yummy, too!!

Lamb Puff

Somewhat like a Spanakopita, but without the tang of feta. This is one of my daughter's favorite dishes, a special occasion sort of thing because it is a tad high fat!

Spinach Quiche ~by Spooky

This is a low cal, delicious vegetarian dish with a big protein punch!

Spooky's Italian Sausage and Spinach Manicotti

This is my version of a manicotti dish~ great for a chilly night.

Chicken and Black Bean Enchiladas

This is a tasty recipe that I put together to use up roast chicken leftovers.
Lots of veggies, it's a complete meal in one!

Sante Fe Rice and Beans by Spooky

This is my version of the Sante Fe Rice and Beans dish. A great way to use up leftover rice! Low fat & made my picky teenage daughter go "Mmmm yum yum".
High praise!

Spaghetti with Roasted Eggplant & Grilled Chicken Breast

This is a sauce-less & savory spaghetti dish that is very tasty & filled with flavors.

Top This Pizza with Goat Cheese, Baby Spinach & Cherry Tomatoes

Yum! This was the first time trying RI's own Top This! Fire grilled pizza crust~ delicious!

Tortilla Soup

This is a wonderful way to use up your extra roast chicken, using the broth you've made from it's bones.

Omelette ala Spooky

I made this wonderful omelette using roast cauliflower & sauteed mushroom from the night before.

Black Bean & Avocado Salad

This is a delicious salad that I like to have with a Joseph's Flax Oat & Whole Wheat Pita Pocket~yumm!

Recipe Collections I've Shared:

Spooky's Cookbook
Here are some of my favorite recipes~ they are family favorites!
Sounds Yummers, maybe I'll try it!