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Recipes I've Shared:

"Pioneer Woman's" Pasta Primavera, lightened

This is a lightened version of "The Pioneer Woman's" Pasta Primavera, reworked to be just over 400 calories per serving instead of 900+ per serving.
To lighten it further, use more broth in place of wine.
If you wish, add 2 chicken thighs or some extra-firm tofu to add protein.
(Nutritional info includes wine, but not chicken or tofu).

Healthy 'Fish and Chips'

All the flavour of fish & chips, with only a fraction of the calories! Add a green vegetable side-dish, and you've got a full meal for under 400 calories!

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Orange-Baked Chicken Drumsticks

Sweet, tangy and spicy, these are a snap to put together and make for a fast, inexpensive but flavourful meal.

Veggie-Rice Pilaf

Tasty, healthy and easy!

Light Strawberry-Blueberry Pavlova

This pavolva (a sort of fruit-covered meringue cake) is less than 100 per decent-sized serving, but sweet and fruity. So if you're looking for a guilt-free dessert that still satisfies, look no further!
*It can also be made with sugar instead of Splenda, but this will change the nutritional info.
Also feel free to swap the berries for whatever your favorite happens to be (blackberries, raspberries, or a mix are all nice).

Choco-Banana Bread

This is a recipe of Jean Pare's that I tweaked to be lower in fat and calories -still moist and delicious! Makes a tasty snack, or a healthy but yummy dessert.

Lemon-Spinach Ricotta Penne

Serves 3 or 4 as a side or 2 as a not-too-heavy meal. Great on nights you want a light supper; one of my favourites for bringing the leftovers to work for lunch.

Apple-Raisin Streusel Muffins

This is adapted from another site's recipe to be healthier; reduced the calories per serving by about 60. Wouldn't recommend trying to lighten it further in the baking; you could omit the topping, but that'd only save about 7 calories per muffin.