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Budge Bytes~ No Knead Focacia Bread

Got this from Budget Bytes...low cost and low cal

Mom's Belgium Waffles

My mom's famous waffle recipe. Worth every calorie!

Creamy Avacado Dressing

Modified from my new favorite blog Budget Bytes, this recipe is similar to Green Goddess, only lower in fat and calories!


Gina's Crab Cakes (modified)

I've been meaning to make this for quite some time. I modified it slightly, as I didn't have the right amount of crab meat, and also, wanted my cakes smaller.

recipe courtesy of

Sara's Super Smoothie 2

This nummy smoothie keeps me full all morning long

Gina's Zesty Lime Shrimp Salad

I love this website, Gina is always making amazing dishes. I served this in a pita for a light lunch

High Potassium Breakfast Parfait

This compilation is a combo of your favorite breakfast items. Would also be good with Raspberries or Blueberries, or a spoonful of flaxseed mixed in.

Sara's Super Smoothie vs. 2

Quick breakfast. Blend and go.

Veggie Pita Pocket vs.2

This tasty Pita, has chopped veggies already in my fridge, tossed together with some balsamic vinegar & fat free feta cheese for a filling low cal. lunch.

High Protein Breakfast Scramble version 12 (goat cheese)

This variation to my scramble has goat cheese added instead of the usual feta or parm

Chicken and Salad Medly

This tasty salad will keep you full through lunch, while fullfilling your vegetable servings for the day. I have 2 servings to satisfy my lunch.

Quick Eggs and Peppers

I paired this quick breakfast with a Thomas' Cinamon Raisin bagel thin for a filling tasty breakfast

Very Good (3 ratings)
Balsamic Date Dressing or Marinade

Tangy balsamic and sweet dates make for a perfect combination in this easy marinade! Marinate chicken in this sauce overnight for a flavorful entree.

Veggie Pita Pocket Sandwich

This quick, easy, and flavorful lunch will keep you full throughout the day, while giving you lots of veggies!

Serve with a cup of low calorie soup and small fruit if you are still hungry.

Sara's Meatball Sandwich

This lite meatball sandwich will satisfy your cravings, without ruining your diet.

Chicken topping for salad

Use this flavorful topping for salad for lunch

Rachel Ray's Italian Nachos

Adapted this recipe from Rachel Ray. Use as a vegetarian meal, or serve as a healthy appetizer at your next party.

High Protein Breakfast Scramble version 3

A tasty scramble, replacing chicken sausage instead of pork, and adding veggies to add bulk and nutrients

Chicken Fried Rice

This recipe courtesy of

This delicious and light chicken fried rice is sure to be a hit on any lunch or dinner table. Serve with a large dinner salad and a serving of fruit for a well rounded meal.

Serve without the chicken for a filling vegetarian meal.

Bell Pepper Onion Filling

I made this to add in a tortilla. I added fat free feta and avacado. I think it'd be better on a thick slice of bread instead.

Chickpea Salad

I borrowed this recipe from an article of Bon Appetit.

Makes a great side dish with fish, or chicken, and a great summer/sprint time snack.

Quinoa Vegetable Medley

Recipe borrowed from another sparks member, slightly modified, and originally taked from

Nice subtle dish, I served with a couple of fillets of tillapia, but, I think adding chicken would be more flavorful. I added Tabasco for my hubby's lunch, and he said that enhanced the flavors even more.

Cooking for Real: Bay Ridge Empanadas

Just saw these being made on the Food Network. With a couple substitutions, I've lightened it up, without sacrificing the flavor.

Recipe courtesy of the Food Network

High Protein Breakfast Scramble version 11

This tasty alternative provides lots of protein and potassium.

Spinach and Chicken sausage salad

The sweet apple chicken sausage gives this salad a tangy taste, and keeps you satisfied through lunch.

High Protein Breakfast Scramble version 10

Another version of my delicious scramble, based on what's in my fridge

Thai Fish Mix

Adapted from another user, this spicy mix is filling and healthy. I served mine with a 1/2 cup cooked brown rice for a balanced dinner.

High Protein Breakfast Scramble version 7

Another variation on the breakfast scramble, based on what I had in my fridge

Salad Mix

This salad provides a nice base, and lots of filling protein. I like to serve this with chopped chicken breast and balsamic dressing mixed in

High Protein Spinach Salad Lunch

This colorful blend of greens & tuna provides you with many vitamins and minerals, while keeping you full throughout the afternoon

Prosciutto, Arugula and Balsamic Sandwich

This flavorful sandwich is sure to spice up any lunch! If you don't like arugula, replace with fresh baby spinach.

This recipe courtesy of

Spiced Almonds

This subtle blend of almonds and spice provides a nutritious and filling snack.

Sara's Super Smoothy

This quick and easy smoothy is a snap to prep, either before you leave in the morning, or the night before.

Meatball Sandwich

This tasty alternative to the Meatball sandwich uses thinner bread and turkey meatballs. Mmm!

Vegetarian Pad Thai

This delicious and nutritious recipe provides a lighter take on pad thai. Add any or all of the following varnishes (extra calories), will improve the taste even more:

cup beansprouts
cup ground peanuts
1 lime, cut into wedges
Siracha or red chili paste

Recipe serves 2

Recipe courtesy of big girls small kitchen

Warm Quinoa and Apple Cereal

This recipe has a nutty flavor, and reminds me of eating oatmeal...only way more filling, and with a better texture.

recipe courtesy of

Berry Smoothy

This creamy smoothy is a good fix when you're in a hurry. Make a head for a 'smooth' drive.

Very Good (2 ratings)
Eating Right's Cod with Tomato Cream Sauce for Two

This delicious and creamy fish dish is easy to make and very flavorful.

Recipe Courtesy of

Nummy creamy lite coconut milk sauce

This sauce is paired perfectly with Tilapia, and makes a delicious and nutritious thai dish.

Recipe courtesy of

High Protein Breakfast Scramble version6

This variation of scramble is what I had in my fridge. Mix different ingredients based on your preference!

High Protein Breakfast Scramble version5

This variation of my breakfast scramble is protein filled, and keeps you full throughout the morning.

Grilled Eggplant Panini Recipe with Basil Goat Cheese

This nummy and flavorful panini is perfect paired with a low calorie soup for a filling lunch.

recipe is courtesy of

Turkey burgers with smoked gouda & chipotles

This tasty burger has a zinger that's sure to satisfy your appetite. Original recipe courtesy of

Gina's Black Bean Soup

This creamy delicious and nutritious comfort food soup is good paired with a sandwich for lunch, without adding a lot of extra calories. This recipe courtesy of

High Protein Breakfast Scramble version 4

Another variation, based on what I had in my fridge, of my delicious breakfast scrambles.

Sara's Quick Lunch Wrap

This easy and quick lunch wrap can be whipped up right before heading out the door for work.

Chicken for dinner

Mix this with chicken marinade

Chicken Marinade

This easy marinade goes well with chicken

Chicken Salad w/ Lettuce

Using Balsamic to cook my chicken and mushrooms, added extra flavor, w/out the extra fatty dressing

High Protein Scramble (w/out Cheese)

A tasty scramble, replacing chicken sausage instead of pork, and adding veggies to add bulk and nutrients

Balsamic Veggie Medley

I love balsamic! So, I substitute it instead of oil in this easy recipe. I added the balsamic and garlic and heated my wok. Then i added my veggies (already sliced up) and mixed it all together.

Easy Salmon

This tasty and easy salmon is a snap. I adapted it from another user (Thank you!), and used lemon juice instead of maple syrup

Slow Cooked Apple Butter

This nummy apple butter is great on all your breakfast treats, or good paired with a turkey sandwich.

Recipe courtesy of

Beef & Bean topping for salad

Just a quick salad topping for a quick lunch. Top w/ some baby carrots, cucumber, salsa and low fat litehouse salsa ranch dressing! *extra calories for all add ons

Low Calorie Dip

This alternate to ranch is perfect with fresh veggies or baked tortilla chips.

Recipe found and modified from

Smoky Black Bean Soft Tacos

This delicious and nutritious veggie taco, adds a flavorful punch, while providing loads of flavor and a little kick.

Original recipe modified from

Pork Chops with Mushrooms and Shallots


A delicious way to get in extra veggies. Pork chops that are flavorful and will make your kitchen smell divine.

Incredible! (1 rating)
Chicken Chili

Taken and modified from
Mmm...this is so easy to make, healthy, and it makes your kitchen smell divine!

Very Good (2 ratings)
Broiled Tilapia with Thai Coconut Curry Sauce

Taken and modified from
This amazing fish dish will make you look like you really know your way around the kitchen. The sauce really makes the dish! For you Thai lovers, this recipe is a keeper. Prep all your ingredients before you start cooking, I used my mini food processor to save time (love this!). This dish is quick, easy, took less than 30 minutes start to finish. Perfect over jasmine rice.

Garlicky Tortellini, Spinach and Tomato Soup

A strong comfort food for a cold day.

Turkey Burgers with Feta and Herbs

A delicious and light burger. You can eat it without the bun for lessened calories, and serve with warm pita bread and cucumbers.

Roasted Vegetable Wraps with Garlic Mayonnaise

This recipe is adapted from Betty Crocker Cooking, and can be made ahead of time for a healthy lunch or dinner.

Skinnytaste's Red Velvet Cupcakes

This nummy alternative to high cal/high fat red velvet cupcakes provide you your sugar fix.

I would next time try it with less whole wheat flour, as you can really taste that flavor.

I halved the original recipe and made a few modifications.

Recipe courtesy of

Hungry Girl's Pesto Spread

This nummy creamy pesto spread is good on chicken, fish, to dip veggies into, mix with pasta or to use on sandwiches

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