Respectful Recipes

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Audrey Johns was on The Today Show because she has lost over 100 pounds by just eating. Her blog, Lose Weight by Eating, is an inspiration for me. I’m collecting some of her recipes to try and share with you.  This smoothie is known as a […]

Audrey’s Avocado Club Cheeseburger

Audrey’s Avocado Club Cheeseburger

    I have to admit that ground turkey just doesn’t have the same look or taste as ground beef in hamburgers. If you compare the difference in fat and calories though, it’s an easy decision to make. So is the substitution of turkey bacon […]

Audrey’s Skinny Orange Dream Smoothie

Audrey’s Skinny Orange Dream Smoothie

You may already know that oranges are an excellent source of Vitamin C. Vitamin C is the primary water-soluble antioxidant in the body, disarming free radicals and preventing damage in the aqueous environment both inside and outside cells. It’s been discovered that consuming vitamin C supplements […]

Sweet & Sour German Green Beans

Sweet & Sour German Green Beans

Sweet & Sour German Green Beans The perfect side dish to add some color to a German meal is a sweet and sour dish that is so easy that you’ll be making it all the time. It goes well with my German Cabbage Soup and […]

Greek Cucumber Salad

Greek Cucumber Salad

In the summer all my gardening friends give me cucumbers, and I hate to ever turn down a free load of anything home-grown! this is a great way to use those wonderful cucumbers all summer long, and you won’t get tired of it. Promise.  I […]

Smoothies for your Soul

Smoothies for your Soul

I just can’t overlook the nutritional value of a smoothie. That’s the reason I’m dubbing them Respectful Recipes. What a great way to show your mind, body, soul you love them as much as they love you. Such concentrated nutrients and fiber, all in a […]

CHUNKY MONKEY MORNING OATS

CHUNKY MONKEY MORNING OATS

  This recipe earned the Respectful recipe category from it’s use of oats, chia seeds and bananas-just look at the health benefits of these 3 power house foods ~     I was searching online for a healthy, yummy oatmeal recipe. I also wanted it […]

Daphne Oz’s Herbed Ranch Dressing

Daphne Oz’s Herbed Ranch Dressing

As part of my Respectful Recipes, this is a healthy and filling and creamy dip or dressing (add more water for dressing) that I saw on The Dr. Oz Show. It’s good and easy to make, and I store it in a mason jar and […]

Daphne Oz’s Hoisin-Glazed Pork and Turkey Meatloaf

Daphne Oz’s Hoisin-Glazed Pork and Turkey Meatloaf

As one of the recipes I’ve chosen for my “Respectful Recipes” section, this meatloaf really changes things up by using ground turkey. I hope you love it as much as I do! Spice up your traditional recipe with Asian influences like the ginger and hoisin […]

Authentic German Cabbage Soup

Authentic German Cabbage Soup

When we lived in Maple Valley, Washington (a sleepy little suburb of Seattle more towards the mountain – Mt. Rainier, that is), our next door neighbors turned us on to the best German restaurant located in Black Diamond. It was down the road and around […]

Chocolate Smoothie

Chocolate Smoothie

I found the original recipe HERE, but I changed it up a bit.  I used unsweetened almond milk with vanilla flavor, decreased the chia seeds, left out the almond butter, decreased the oats, left out the extracts, added stevia, and added ice cubes. I also […]

Yummy Turkey Onion Meatballs

Yummy Turkey Onion Meatballs

Baked-better than Fried! Turkey-better for you than Beef! Meatballs-perfect for any occasion! Start with some really good, lean ground turkey like this… Follow itsyummi.com’s recipe (posted below) and look how wonderful these look, photo & recipe courtesy of itsyummi . I love that the recipe contains my good […]

Broccoli gets a Bad Rap

Broccoli gets a Bad Rap

People hate broccoli as much as they hates peas. I would rather eat a plate of peas instead of crunchy broccoli. If you cook the daylights out of it, I might eat a forkful or two, but it’s not my #1 veggie on my list.  […]

Breakfast fit for a King

Breakfast fit for a King

I’ve always loved oatmeal, as a kid and still as an adult. When I realized it was actually GOOD for me, minus loads of brown sugar, cream and butter, I was happy. I scaled it down and leave out the “bad” stuff nowdays, pile on […]

The Green Monster

The Green Monster

I swore I’d never in my life drink a green smoothie, but this one changed my mind. First of all, if I ate all the green veggies I’m supposed to eat for fiber, minerals and nutrients that I need on a daily basis, I’d be […]

Ancient Asian Secret

Ancient Asian Secret

(Written during the Winter of 2016 while living in Seattle) …Here we are right in the middle of flue season. After feeling a little puny recently, starting to get a sore throat and losing whatever energy I had left, I was eating some soup at […]

Avocado Pear Smoothie

Avocado Pear Smoothie

What a beautiful smoothie this is! I found it at Whole Living. I’ve tried it, and it was marvelous!

Strawberry Banana Oatmeal Smoothie

Strawberry Banana Oatmeal Smoothie

I found the easy recipe on Love Bakes Good Cakes.  Simple and serves 2-made with strawberry Greek yogurt-I use plain lowfat Greek yogurt myself, and I use the frozen strawberries to make it cold, cold, cold. So good and refreshing, and with the oatmeal, it […]

Sunshine Smoothie

Sunshine Smoothie

I named my morning smoothie “Sunshine Smoothie” because it was so bright and beautiful. A peach, an orange, a banana and an apple made it fresh and frutie, and some fat-free vanilla Greek yogurt, a little vanilla unsweetened almond milk, and it filled me up […]