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Glazed Turnips Recipe

Ingredients 1lb fresh turnips 2 tbsp low calorie butter (I used Brummel & Brown) 2 tsp salt 1 tsp pepper 1 tsp paprika 1 tbsp brown sugar 1/4 cup parsley, finely chopped 2 tsp fat free vegetable broth Instructions Peel turnips, remove stem, and slice thickly Simmer them in salted water for about 10 minutes. They should be just tender when you take them out of the water. Drain them very well. Heat some butter in a skillet and brown the turnips in it. Season with salt, pepper, paprika and…

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Mushroom Soup Recipe

Ingredients 1 8oz package of mushrooms, finely chopped 1 cup fat free vegetable broth 1/4 cup white wine 4 cloves garlic, minced 1 tbsp light butter 1 tbsp fresh thyme 1 tsp nutmeg 1 tsp Worcestershire sauce 1/2 cup fat free milk 1/2 cup plain, non-fat Greek yogurt at room temp Instructions Generously pray a medium sized sauce pan with nonfat cooking spray, and set over medium heat. Add in the garlic, and butter and sauté until garlic becomes fragrant. Add in the wine and mushrooms and sauté for another…

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Mini Apple Pie Recipe

Ingredients 4 sheets whole wheat filo dough 4 large Granny Smith apples, peeled, cored, and finely diced 1/3 cup brown sugar 1/4 cup whole wheat flour 1 tsp vanilla extract 1 tsp nutmeg 1 tsp cinnamon 2 tbsp light butter, like Brummel & Brown Fresh squeezed juice from 1 small orange Fat free Reddi-wip Instructions Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Spray a 12 cup muffin pan with butter flavored non-fat cooking spray. Lay out 4 sheets of filo dough in one, neatly stacked pile, and cut out 12 circles. I…

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Mashed Sweet Potatoes Recipe

Ingredients 3 cups sweet potatoes, peeled and cubed 1 cup cubed butternut squash 1 tbsp light butter (like Brummel & Brown) 1/4 cup fat free sour cream 1/4 cup fat free half and half 1 tsp salt, or more to taste 1/2 tsp nutmeg Instructions Bring a pot of water to a boil. Add in potatoes and set heat to medium high. After 15 minutes, add in squash. Let simmer until squash and potatoes are tender, about another 10-15 minutes. Drain potatoes and squash and empty into a large bowl.…

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Sage and Ricotta Baked Meatballs Recipe

Ingredients 1lb extra lean ground beef (96% lean /4% fat) 1/2 cup fat free ricotta 1 large egg 4 garlic cloves, minced 2 tsp dried sage 1 tsp salt 1/2 tsp black pepper 2 cups corn flakes, crush well or Panko breadcrumbs Instructions Preheat oven to 325 degrees. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper and mist with non-fat cooking spray. In a medium sized bowl, combine all ingredients, except for the cornflakes, and using hands, work to mix ground beef with the ricotta and the seasonings. Form into 24…

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Cranberry Salsa Recipe

Ingredients 1 12-16 oz bag fresh cranberries 3 green onion stalks, finely chopped 2 jalapenos, seeded and finely chopped 1/4 cup cilantro, finely chopped 3 tbsp sugar 1 tsp fresh grated ginger 1 tsp salt (or more to taste) Juice from 1 lime Instructions In a food processor, chop the cranberries. In a medium sized bowl, combine the chopped cranberries and all other remaining ingredients. Cover, and refrigerate overnight, or at least 3 hours. Preparation time: 10 minute(s) Cooking time: Diet type: Vegan Diet tags: Low calorie, Reduced fat, Raw…

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Roasted Sage and Pomegranate Chicken Recipe

Ingredients 1 whole chicken 2 tbsp light butter 4 garlic cloves, minced 1 tsp salt 1/4 cup fresh sage, finely chopped, plus extra leaves for stuffing 1 16oz bottle POM 100% Pomegranate Juice 1 tsp black pepper 1 cup fat free chicken broth Pomegranate seeds for garnish Instructions Preheat oven to 400 degrees. In a small bowl, mash butter with garlic, sage and salt. Rub butter mixture evenly, all over chicken, making sure to get most of it under the skin. Stuff extra sage leaves inside the cavity of the…

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Baked Pumpkin French Toast Recipe

Ingredients 1 loaf of challah bread (I used the one from Trader Joe’s) 1½ cups liquid egg substitute (like Egg Beaters) 1/2 cup pure pumpkin puree 1 ½ cups fat free milk 1 tsp pumpkin pie spice 2 tbsp vanilla 2 tbsp pumpkin butter 1/2 cup maple syrup Instructions Lightly spray a 9×13 baking dish with non-fat cooking spray. Cut entire loaf of challah into 1 inch cubes, and place bread cubes into baking dish, In a large bowl, whisk together milk, egg substitute, pumpkin puree, vanilla extract, pumpkin pie…

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Pimento Green Bean Casserole Recipe

Ingredients 2lbs fresh green beans, cleaned and trimmed 4 slices extra lean turkey bacon, diced 1/2 a large onion, diced 1 cup reduced fat sharp cheddar cheese, shredded 2 tbsp light butter 2 tbsp whole wheat flour 2 cups fat free milk 1 cup fat free chicken broth 1 4oz jar pimentos, drained 1 tsp paprika 4 cloves garlic, minced 1 cup Panko breadcrumbs Salt and pepper to taste Instructions Preheat oven to 375. Blanch green beans for about 3-4 minutes in salted, boiling water. Drain and rinse with very…

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Red Cabbage Salad with Walnuts and Raisins

Ingredients 1 small head of red cabbage, thinly sliced 1/3 cup walnuts, toasted 1/3 cup golden raisins 1/2 cup reduced fat crumbled blue cheese 1 tbsp olive oil 1/4 cup balsamic vinegar 2 tsp sugar Salt to taste Instructions In a small bowl, whisk together the oil, sugar and vinegar. In a large bowl, combine cabbage, walnuts and raisins. Toss with dressing, season with salt as desired, and top with blue cheese crumbles. Preparation time: 10 minute(s) Cooking time: Diet type: Vegan Diet tags: Low calorie, Reduced fat, Raw Number…

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Roasted Butternut Squash Lasagna Recipe

Ingredients 1 medium sized butternut squash, peeled, seeded, and cut into 1 ½” pieces 8 oz no-boil whole wheat lasagna noodles 15 oz fat free ricotta 1/4 cup 2% fat milk 1/4 cup fat free vegetable broth, or as needed 1 cup reduced fat mozzarella cheese, shredded 1/4 cup Parmesan cheese, grated 2 tbsp light butter 4 garlic cloves, minced 2 tbsp fresh sage leaves, chopped 1 egg 1 tsp ground sage 1 tsp dried thyme Salt and pepper to taste Instructions Preheat oven to 425°F. Line a large baking…

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Roasted Delicata Squash

Ingredients 2 delicata squash, seeded and sliced Salt to taste Instructions Preheat oven to 425 degrees. Line a small baking sheet with aluminum foil or parchment paper and mist with cooking spray. Cut the squash by first cutting it in half lengthwise. With a spoon scoop out the seeds and discard (or you can roast them like pumpkin seeds if you’d like!). Now slice each half into 1/2 once segments. Place onto baking sheet and mist lightly with an olive oil mister, making sure to cover all sides of the…

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