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Incredible! (1 rating)
Chocolate Blueberry Cheesecake

Its a welcome home gift, a L love you gift or I need comfort food gift.
Yep, its that good.

Tuna Asparagus Casserole

When I gave up canned soups, I also quit tuna casserole. And chicken casserole too. I like this much better, but my tastebuds have changed since the old days.

Almond Bread Pudding

A fine use of leftover breads or bagels for a just sweet enough dessert.

Sausage Spinach Quiche

Cold weather mealâ€"warms you twice: once when you make it and then when you savor it! Plus it has a whole grain crust.

Hot Cocoa Mix Sugarless

Homemade hot cocoa mix with Splenda. Just nuke a mug of hot water in the microwave.

Chicken Lentil Tomato Soup

Hearty soup, mostly vegetable, that’s very filling and full of fiber.

Christmas Breakfast Bread Pudding

Chocolate, Cheese, and Sausage are livened up by the complex interaction of chili and apple pie spices. A bit of maple syrup also hits the sweet spot!

Holiday Cranberry Orange Sauce

A tart accompaniment to turkey, ham, beef, or game. If you’re prone to sweeter sauces, add more sugar or maple syrup.

Quinoa and Whole Wheat Pancake Mix

Basic recipe, will need water, egg, and butter to make.

Two Tone Pudding Pie

Instant pudding and a premise crust make the s a quick dessert for a special occasion or a “medicinal treatment.” Convalescence always goes better with enticing foods.

Very Good (2 ratings)
Banana Chocolate Cupcakes (light icing)

These are excellent. I made these for a week I needed to be on a low fiber diet, but they could be made with whole wheat and nuts for more nutrition and taste. I made the icing with almond butter and melted chocolate chips to get the nutty taste in there.

Leftover Chicken Asparagus Lasagna

Sweep the icebox for your leftovers and make a casserole of vegetables with the last of the baked chicken. You can vary any and all of the ingredients.

Tuna and Carrot Slaw

Protein enhanced Cold Salad

Veggie Spaghetti Casserole

Low key deliciousness in anticipation of cooler days.

Chicken Slaw and Sweet Potato Salad

High protein potato salad is a meal unto itself with all healthy fats and veggies too.

Zucchini Cheese Casserole

Easy meal to create and let Mr. Oven do the work for you.

Split Pea and Acorn Squash Soup

Hearty and rich, filling and tasty.

Sweet Potato Salad

Like Potato Salad, but Orange

Very Good (1 rating)
Cornmeal Sausage Muffins

Small servings for quick breakfasts or for brunches

Basic Batter Recipe

Basic Batter Recipe for crepes, fritters, and pancakes. Some adjustments needed for pancakes, since each batch need a “rising agent.”

Very Good (1 rating)
Egg and Veggie Casserole

Spicy Egg, Veggie, and Cheese Casserole for breakfast, brunch or supper.

Very Good (3 ratings)
Sausage and Spinach Casserole

Great cool weather meal for evening or mornings.

Eggplant Lasagna

Carb cutting recipe for the post celebration bulge, or just for daily blood sugar watching.

Dr. Pepper Jello Fruit and Cottage Cheese Salad

Retro Desertâ€"my mom made this with sour cream back in the 1970’s, but I always thought it was excessive and unhealthy. I began to substitute cottage cheese in the 80’s.

Savory Bread Pudding

Great side dish for Thanksgiving, similar you stuffing. Savory spices can be varied as can the veggies inside. As a bonus, if you have leftovers, you can slice in the morning and fry in butter and eat with maple syrup for breakfast.

Apple Spice Muffins

Both whole wheat and almond flours used, so carbohydrates are reduced and a subtle, nutty taste pervades the muffin.

Butternut Squash Soup with Chicken

Autumnal Soup excellent for game day

Labor Day Chili with Beans and Mushrooms

First fall weekend of football calls for chili dish for the grownups. The kids can have the last hot dogs of summer. You can add baked acorn squash to this recipe for a heartier dish as the weather puts the frost on the pumpkin.

Veggie, Egg and Fettuccine Casserole

Bacon! Plus you can add any veggie you want on top, and get TWO servings of vegetables for breakfast or brunch. This works good for an evening meal also.

Autumnal Chili with Black Beans

Excellent recipe for seasonal veggies and tailgating.

Nutella Peanut Butter Spread

Half and Half of the two best snacks around!

Carrot Slaw with Tuna

Serve over spinach or lettuce

Pretzel Chocolate Cream Pie

Not a cheesecake, but an icebox dessert for Super Bowl. Make early in the morning or the night before. Remember to reserve portion of the white cream for the top to make the stripes, or add a white chocolate yogurt topping as a base for the fresh fruit.

Chocolate Cream Pudding Ice Box Pie

To enjoy on a hot evening, but don’t take outside or it’ll melt in a heartbeat!

Very Good (1 rating)
Kool-Aid Refrigerator Pie

Summer Solstice Refrigerator Pie


Actually, this is a tad spicier than Mom used to make! You can use mild American cheese instead of the Taco Bell spicy cheeseâ€"then it will please a more sensitive palette. This is for adventurous grownups, who like a little kick.


Light spring or summer food for when heavy meals won’t cut it. Add spinach, kale, or chicken for the leftovers if you have any.

Double Chocolate Cheesecake

Yogurt and ricotta cheese blend make this part Splenda cake delicious. If you omit the crust, it is a Gluten Free recipe.

Black Bean Crust for Pizza

An excellent way to get more fiber and protein into your food plan!

Sweet and Spicy Nut Mix

Christmas snack mix for gifting

Auntie’s Old Fashioned Eggnog

This is the authentic Southern style, unreconstructed, and unenlightened beverage of Yuletide. It’s a full meal in itself.

Very Good (1 rating)
Eggnog from Scratch

This is the full recipe, with only Splenda replacing sugar.

Spicy Pumpkin Seed Snack

Made from scratch from your Halloween pumpkin! You’ve always wanted to do this. The recipe is too spicy for children, so omit cayenne pepper for them.


An excellent, rich dessert for soothing an anguished spirit or for a celebration!

HALLOWEEN Blood and Brains Soup

BOO! Dont freak out! This is a healthy recipe for the whole family of spooktacular taste. Its made of beets and red lentils, with cheddar cheese. Very tasty.

Three Flour Crust Pizza with Chicken and 3 Veggies

The crust is a combination of whole wheat, quinoa, and almond flours. The meat and veggies make the topping a rich and filling delight.

Pistachio, Pretzel & Cherry Chocolate Bark

Mixture of salty and sweet for just a taste of goodnessI often need just a taste to satisfy my sweet tooth.

Chocolate Pumpkin Quiche with Whole Wheat and Quinoa Crust

Quinoa flour adds protein to the crust. This is a good brunch dessert that comes together easily.

Broccoli Slaw with Pine Nuts

Pine nuts give this veggie salad a pop of protein.

Herb and Olive Oil Kitchen Dressing

Extra virgin olive oil and red wine vinegar herb dressing. Italian spices. Low salt.


Kroger mixed nuts unsalted and Planters Deluxe Sea Salt mixed with Pistachios

Oatmeal Cookies with Walnuts & Chocolate Chips

A healthy snack with low glycemic carbohydrates and no added sugars except in the chocolate.

Coconut Sugar Oatmeal

Add cinnamon if you like.

Coconut Oatmeal

Breakfast food that sticks to ribs


Chili with black beans and low fat grass fed Angus beef and American Bison for Americas biggest party animals.


Tasty meatless and gluten free alternative to traditional lasagna using eggplant instead of pasta.

Crepe Pancake Recipe

Basic crepe recipe for thin pancakes in the French style. These dont rise, unlike American pancakes.

Christmas Quiche

Red sweet peppers and green spinach make this s festive dish any time of the year!

Cranberry Christmas Bark

Fresh fruits associated with Christmas and Holiday Season make this an ideal party treat.

Ricotta Veggie Frittia

High in vitamins and minerals, very healthy & tasty.

Flourless Cherry Chocolate Cookies

Toasted Oatmeal is the base for these cookies. Chocolate lovers won't be disappointed.


Meatless variation on Italian favorite
You could add seasoned ground beef to a layer as another way of making thi meal.

Chocolate Health Protein Almond Bar

Fiber, Protein and Carb Balanced

Artisan Broccoli Soup with Sour Cream

Don't pure this soup, but chop it up instead. Let your teeth get some exercise and leave the fibers intact so the low glycemic index of this soup satisfies your hunger longer.


Portion control sometimes needs to be enforced for some of us at the onset! This also has Splenda to reduce the carbohydrates for diabetic use. The sugar cookies are real sugar.

Baba Ghanoush Eggplant Dip

Make ahead or eat right away! YUM! Eat with pita bread, chips or veggies.


Super Bowl Snack: sweet, salty, chocolaty & sure to satisfy.


Artisan style bread, very tasty and filling.

Persimmon Apple Oatmeal Pecan Muffins

Tastes of Autumn and healthy too!

My Nannie's Mac & Cheese, Sriracha

My auntie hand wrote this recipe for me when I got my first apartment. It's not complicated.


Shark Week recipe: use Sea Bass, Tuna, or Swordfish if you're afraid to go near the water!

Blueberry Wheat Berry Muffins

Hearty. Whole grains. Yum.

Ham & Black Beans

Chipotle flavored rich velvet bean soup served over rice.

Mixed Nuts

Gourmet mix of chickpeas, pistachios and deluxe unsalted mixed nuts. This reduces the salt content of the first two ingredients.

Healthy Track Trash

2016 variety, spring. No chocolate.

Spicy Hummus

Tasty & Quick

Very Good (2 ratings)

Directions look complicated, but read them a couple of times to visualize the process. The results will be worth it!
Very tasty and you can vary the cheeses and sprinkles to suit your fancy!

Chilled Mixed Bean & Corn Relish

Sweet & Spicy with a Mexican flavor

Hearty Red Lentil & Ham Soup

Excellent cold weather main dish or as a side cup with a hot sandwich.


Spicy variation on an old summer favorite

Chocolate Oatmeal Raisin Chia Nut Cookies

Natural sugars, heart healthy nuts amd seeds plus whey protein make this snack cookie a better choice than any supermarket foods.

Very Good (2 ratings)
Chili with Cheddar Cheese & Red Beans

Everybody loves cheese! Figure 1/4 Cup for everyone, as it adds protein and makes this meal stick to your ribs. Balanced carb and protein meal, if you don't scarf crackers or chips.

Chocolate Seed & Nut Protein Bars

A balanced bar of low glycemic & gluten free ingredients.

Very Good (3 ratings)
MAKEOVER: Cornie's Waldort Chicken Salad (by REVCORNIE)

This is also good with Tuna. Using 3/4 Greek yogurt & 1/4 real mayo makes this a healthier alternative for lunch. Good for salads or sandwiches.

Peach Blueberry Slab Pie with Sliced Almonds

Great Summer Treat with Fresh Fruit.

Cherry Chocolate Pecan Mascarpone Treat

Very summery treat! However, this is NOT A DIET FOOD.

Chocolate Banana Ice Cream (no added sugar)

Intense dark chocolate with lots of antioxidants!


fresh frozen cherries for smoothies, ice cream or pies

Cornie's Waldorf Chicken Salad

This is also good with Tuna.


Why do you always have to make healthy food? Because I care about myself, I care about you, and I want to share my belief that good food need not taste bland.

Very Good (3 ratings)
Mango Dark Chocolate Nut Snack

Dark chocolate Lindt Easter Rabbits go on sale and call my name. I would eat the ears first, then the whole body. This way I have a "track trash snack" when I go to my NASCAR race in the spring!


I guess I've gotten OLD. I don't like change! I want my Whole Wheat muffin, not one with rye, barley, oats, rice, barley, soybeans, triticale, or millet.

Avocado & Spinach Dip

Super Bowl or Game Day Favorite, but Healthy.

Chili with Veggies

Get some healthy carbs with your chili instead of eating it with rice or Fritos.

Cranberry Almond Cookie Bars (low sugar)

Splenda reduces the calories, but using real cranberries elevates the taste. A great cookie bar for the holidays.

Tim Allen Fudge

I call it Tim Allen Fudge because it has MORE CHOCOLATE & it improves one's inner man or woman, as the case may be. MORE POWER to everyone who eats this great fudge.

Heritage Persimmon & Chocolate Cake

Just like Granny used to make, but without all those calories! High in Vitamins A & C.

CORNIE'S High Protein Chocolate Quinoa Bar

All natural ingredients make this diabetic friendly high protein bar useful as a midday snack or pre-workout munchie. Keeping our blood sugar level is important, so the grains are low glycemic. The nuts & peanut butter keep the foods from metabolizing too quickly. Pears are the primary sugar, but the body uses natural fruit better than processed sugar, due to the fiber.


Love Nutella? Hate the sugar? You would like this low carb alternative made with banana and splenda.


The taste and colors of autumn provide a rich warmth and mild pleasure for cooler days and nights. This is a quick & easy soup because it begins with canned pumpkin and uses leftover, precooked foods.


This is your vitamins in a bowl! Tastes better than those horse pills you been choking down too!

Fruit & Oatmeal Energy Bar

Chocolate delight with no preservatives! Be sure to keep in refrigerator!

Rosemary Garlic Spinach & Chicken 5 Cheese Pizza

Upgrade your Marketside Take & Bake Pizza from the big box store with some veggies & extra protein. Add some more spices to bring it into "artisan" country, and no one will believe its take & bake!

High Protein One Pan Quinoa Beef Mix

We do beef & noodles, beef & rice, as well as beef & potatoes. This is beef & quinoa. The protein count is off the charts (41g) and you'll like that quinoa's protein balances its carb count, so your blood sugar won't spike & crash.


This is a one meal dish in a cup or a bowl: the Baked Potato has cheese & the Salad has spinach, onions, mushrooms & tomatoes greased in olive oil. A Chicken Breast completes the plate, ummm, bowl!

Whole Wheat Chocolate Chip Goodness

Half the sugar, all the taste! Traditional chocolate chip recipe without nuts, but with twice the chocolate.

Beef and Bean Casserole on Wilted Spinach

Low glycemic load casserole that is high on taste and nutrition. High in carbs, due to the beans and potatoes, but low fat. Satisfies the tummy.

Tamarind & Rosemary Chicken Strut

Don't dance with the same old spices in the kitchen--take a new one out for a whirl every once in a while. Then you can come back to the same old foxtrot, two step, or waltz, but at least you haven't died in the same old taste. I mean, place!

Party Time Cheese & Herb Stuffed Red Potatoes

This is a filling side dish, with lots of nutrients, but it isn't low calorie, so don't fool yourself!


This is also good with chicken breast chunks.

Tricolor Beef Soup

Filling, full meal deal when divided into two servings. can be used as 4 small appetizer servings also, but why bother with all that fuss?!


I take this snack to the NASCAR races: it's a good blood sugar pick up and avoids the high fat trash food sold at the concession stands.

Almond & Chocolate Protein Bars

All natural sugars and good fiber are the basic carbs in this breakfast or snack bar. It is good for one carb & one protein serving.

Cosmic Chicken Al Fresco

Made this recipe on the evening of the reboot of COSMOS. Always a delight to have a pleasure for the eyes & a pleasure for the palette both!

Chocolate Sweetheart Strawberries

Special treat for your sweetie! Good any time of the year!

Shrimp & Veggie Parmesan

Eat your vitamins & minerals in great tasting food! Good health comes from good nutrition.

Snow Day Beef & Barley Soup

Why cook when you can play in the snow or cuddle up in the comforter with a good book while Mr. Crockpot slaves away in your kitchen? That's what I'm all about!

Very Good (1 rating)
Kicking Avocado Dip

Healthy dip, but don't tell folks. No one will believe that non fat, no cholesterol, heart healthy can taste good! The secret is Greek yogurt.

Black Bean & Pumpkin Soup

A great soup to enjoy on a cold winter day. The velvet texture of the soup base feels like a warm blanket warming your insides.

Spicy Avocado Hummus Dip

Healthy dip for snacking. Satisfies without sacrificing taste.

Trader Cornie's Nonfat Sugar-free Sipping Chocolate

Cinnamon spice makes this nonfat old fashioned chocolate just right. Made with Splenda, it's low carb too!

CORNIE'S KITCHEN Three Bean & Cabbage Soup

Low fat, low sodium, diabetic & heart friendly.
Two carb choices & one protein choice as 1/6 serving.
Three carb choices as 1/4 serving.

Black Forest Quiche Filling

Ham & Bellavitano cheese add contrasting tastes to the mushrooms and spinach of the basic egg custard dish. Homemade wheat crust adds body to the meal.

One Crust Whole Wheat Pie Dough

Basic recipe that can be doubled for a covered pie or used as a single crust pie with a generous lattice this recipe makes a single 9 inch pie crust.

Corn Cobb Cornbread from Scratch

Old fashioned cornbread enriched with chia seeds for extra nutrition and crunch.

5 Alarm Chili

Hot chili for cold weather! When you're chilled to the bone, warming up from the inside out is the only way to go!

Shrimp Parmesan with Spinach & Mushrooms

This is a basic recipe that can easily be varied with beef, chicken, or salmon.

Spicy Ham, Cheddar & Potato Soup

Whole food that fills you up. The sodium content is high however, so plan this for a day that you have some room to spare.

Nana's Whole Wheat Biscuits

This recipe predates the Great Depression. It's from an era before processed foods. It's so easy, tasty & nutritious, you wonder why we buy things in a can.

Apple Cinnamon Whole Wheat Pancakes

First you make a mix, so you can have pancakes for breakfast or supper any time!

Chocolate Cranberry Christmas Muffins

All natural treat great for holiday gifts to friends. The unique tastes will be appreciated by your special folks!

Apple Pomegranate Nut Loaves or Muffins

A taste of Turkey for the holidays! Or just a healthy alternative for a morning muffin.

Banana Hazelnut Icing

No cook icing for decorating cookies, cupcakes, or cakes. Covers 72 sugar cookies: some as fully iced, others as outlined. Makes about 3 cups of icing.

Low Carb Peanut Butter Cookies (8g)

Oatmeal & whole wheat give these cookies a low glycemic index, so they don't raise blood sugars quickly or drop them either. Plus there's enough fat to keep your mouth interested.


make ahead mix to have for rainy days, quick holiday baking, or whenever you want something sweet right out of the oven. Dry ingredients stay good on the shelf.

Rib Sticking Black Bean & Chicken Soup

The Full Meal Deal: high fiber & high protein. Diabetics should omit the pasta (this lowers the carb count).

Very Good (3 ratings)
High Protein Lentil Soup

Velvety textured, colorful and hearty soup: perfect for cold days! Every tummy a warm bellyful at CORNIE'S KITCHEN.

Choc Full of Nuts Snack

Chocoholics will love this raisin nut snack: dark chocolate, milk chocolate, raisins, and a variety of nuts will tickle your taste buds.

Italian Soup for One

Double the recipe for a meal with friends, or split it and add a salad or sandwich to fill your tummies.

Velvet Chili with Beans & Veggies

Excellent & filling dish for colder days. The vegetables increase the carb content, but the beans are a protein, the tomatoes are a vitamin C, and the mushrooms help beautify your skin.

Waste Not, Want Not Banana Walnut Bread

This sweet bread is an example of an earlier generation's ethic "waste not, want not." It should be named "waste not, want more!"

Summer Bounty Bowl

One dish meal for left overs or for a quickie supper.


this colorful salad is the perfect pick me up for a rainy day or for when you have the Blues. It's got lots of good nutrition in addition to being a treat for the eyes!


Don't worry about perfect: the odd shapes and irregular forms are part of the joy of each unique creation that comes from the heart of the loving cook.

Poser Potatoes (Cheesy Cauliflower)

Frankenfood is banned from Cornie's Kitchen, but these POSER POTATOES are just early to the masquerade ball. The mild taste of cauliflower's low carbs replace potato's high calories and carbs, plus this dish tastes great!

Back From the Dead Chicken Noodle Soup

This soup would raise Lazarus from the dead! The salts, minerals, carbs & proteins, as well as the calories, are all high to restore the strength of a body & soul that has been ravaged by illness.

Light Alfredo Shrimp & Asparagus Pasta Dinner

Very filling meal that you can vary with chicken, ground beef or sliced beef. The recipe is for ONE; to use an entire bunch of asparagus from the grocery, multiply by 6. This is a filling meal, so additional courses aren't necessary.

Whole Wheat Bread: Low Sodium, Great Taste

A great tasting and textured bread that has your Grandmother's bread bowl memories in every bite.

Dutch Oven English Roast

Wonderful for fall days when you are home watching football with the family!

Cold Chicken Avocado Squash Salad

For those hot days of summer or a refreshing salad for a light meal, this should hit the spot.

Chicken, Avocado & Black Bean Dip or Full Meal

When its too hot to cook, this is a great recipe to pull out of your hat!

Spicy Avocado Chicken Salad Sandwiches

Celebrate National Mustard Day with this wonderful variation on chicken salad. It can be served on a bed of greens for a brunch, on on chunky bread with cheese for a "Manwich."

Cornie's Creamer: how can nonfat taste so good?

I prefer whole foods to processed foods, but I wasn't losing weight. I had to cut my beloved Half & Half from my morning coffee, but instant creamer was just as bad. Skim milk alone was an assault upon my senses: not the best way to begin my day. Why not make two bads into a good?

Spicy Benedictine

This is a Kentucky blue grass state recipe, made with chia seeds for added nutrition. Traditionally served on crustless white bread, it's better on whole grain crackers or toasted breads.

Low Carb High Protein Low Fat Pizza (Frittata)

Crustless pizza? Actually, this is a frittata, or a baked egg concoction! It just has "pizza" ingredients, plus lots more veggies!

Low Carb Potato Salad

I love backyard barbecues! We don't seem to have much creativity for our menus: beans, potato salad, buns & burgers & cakes & pies for desert. Our theme is CARBS! At least you can bring a salad that you can eat guilt free.

Peanut Energy Bars (no Added Sugar)

Make your own energy bars and KNOW what's inside them. You can vary the seeds & the fruits for your own tastes.

Low Sodium Mac & Cheese with Ground Beef & Broccoli

You need to cut the cheese in half to make this a lower cal version, but it still beats Kraft M&C for the sodium content all week long. And the portion size is HUGE!

Mom's Chocolate Cookie Sheet Icing

Mama loved her sugar, but we are kicking this habit! This is her 1950's classic remade with Splenda. Worth licking the spoon afterwards!!

Mom's Chocolate Cookie Sheet

Mom cooked this whenever she had classroom treat duty or youth group snack responsibility. It feeds 48 large pieces or 72 small pieces. It's better ICED, so look for Mom's Sheetcake Icing.

Kale & Carrot Chicken Salad with Avocado Garlic Lime Dressing

Great cold meal for a hot summer's day! Good for a Ladies' brunch or for a man with an adventurous palette!

Very Good (1 rating)
Cornie's Kitchen Kale & Avocado Salad

Great cold salad for the summer doldrums. You can add black beans & feta cheese for "the full meal deal!"

Cornie's Caliente Chicken

Great way to dress up plain chicken breasts & hassle free cooking too! Relax while dinner cooks in the oven or put together a quick salad.

Hearty Beef & Veggie Soup from Scratch

Great way to use up left overs or to make up fresh!
No canned produce used, no BPAs or preservatives.
Don't let the last few pieces of your produce go to waste--make soup instead!

Hearty Spinach Rice & Chicken Soup

Very thick and hearty soup, can add cheese for an even richer and more satisfying meal. This is a large & filling meal.

Greatest Chicken Pasta Soup

Why buy a canned soup with BPAs & high sodium content when leftovers will make a better tasting & healthier soup?

Maple Pecan Sweet Potato Casserole

Thanksgiving will have to come round more than once a year at your table once you include this tasty treat. It's not over sweet, and its fat comes from the nuts, not butter.

Chunky Peanut Butter Oatmeal Chocolate Chip & Banana Cookies

Don't eat raw dough, even though you will be tempted to lick your fingers! The egg must cook first! Practice Kitchen Safety!

You Can't Hide This Valley Yogurt Dressing

This great as a dip or a salad dressing. I like mine thick but you could thin yours with a touch of milk. I use mine to bind a cold quinoa salad for a tangy taste.

Cinnamon Oatmeal Breakfast Bars

All natural, non processed, made from scratch! Nothing from a can or a jar, just like your Granny on the farm used to make (except THE CHOCOLATE BITS, which I must have!)


This is a springtime variation with white chocolate pieces. I also like the dark chocolate pieces for the antioxidant values. Makes 40 bite sized cookies.


This is a springtime variation with white chocolate pieces. I also like the dark chocolate pieces for the antioxidant values. Makes 40 bite sized cookies.

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