Tagged: light

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Egg Foo Yong

An unusual but delicious choice. Good for a light lunch or supper.  It’s a low carb and high protein choice too. It’s easy!  Here’s how:      Rinse about 1 cup or so of fresh bean sprouts.  Drain well and...

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Light Carrot Cake

This recipe is a lightened-up version of a favorite old recipe, and I have been making both for many years (depending on whether or not I was dieting or not).  Truthfully, I have been on and off of diets for...

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Warm Cinnamon-Sugar Grapefruit

We had my favorite breakfast this morning: warmed grapefruit with cinnamon and sugar (well, Splenda actually), and scrambled eggs with spinach and feta cheese.  Now, I’ve had people give me funny looks when I ask them if they’ve ever eaten...

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Strawberry Banana Protein Smoothie

This is a favourite flavour for most people. Besides the strawberries, I use some orange juice which isn’t really obvious in the finished drink, but it adds some fruity acidity that compliments the strawberries.  Using powdered drink mix (like Crystal...

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Chicken Caesar Salad

This recipe is just as good as you can get at any restaurant, but better, since you know how it’s been prepared and you know what is in it.  I picked up some chicken breast at the grocery store today,...

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Sugar Free Coconut Macaroons

These easy macaroons are light and airy and taste sweet, but use Splenda and Erythritol powder instead of sugar.  I also subbed ground almonds for the small amount of flour called for in my original recipe, and cut down the...

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Healthy Strawberry Banana Muffins

Healthy Strawberry Banana Muffins Makes: 12 muffins Ingredients 1 ¾ cups flour (I use 1 cup whole wheat and ¾ cup white) 1 ½  tsp baking powder ½ tsp salt ½ cup honey (or substitute ½ cup brown sugar) 2...

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Strawberry Chocolate Chip Muffins

After making the Blueberry Banana muffins the other day, I was on a roll.   Those were probably the best fat-free muffins I have ever made.  But………….I wasn’t completely happy with the texture and so I want to play with...

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Blueberry Banana Muffins

It’s been about 2 months since we started watching our weight, and we finally have been hit by the craving for baking.  We both are bad – if it is there, even if it is hiding in the freezer, it...