Healthified Frosted Banana Bars

Do you ever have bananas that look like these? I over-shot bananas on my shopping list and ended up with 3 1/2 rather ripe ones I couldn't get the Chief nor my Sous-Chef Dish-Washing mom interested in eating! 🙂 I ran through the gambit of banana nut bread, or crunchy...

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Healthified Chicken and Wild Rice Casserole

One of my favorite new websites is www.livebetteramerica.com.  It is dedicated to Health, Food, Fitness, and Relationships.  The term healthified has been coined from the writers and I enjoy learning how to take an original recipe and healthify it by lowering the fat...

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Blackberry Dumplings Healthified

I don't remember eating anything "blackberry" when I was a kid.  I asked my sous-chef dish washing mom if my memory serves me right.  She agreed that in western Nebraska we just didn't have blackberries available to us fresh and she rarely bought them canned. ...

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Broccoli au Gratin

After a week of recipes like Tuesdays With Dorie Croissants and the Pioneer Women's Cinnamon Rolls I knew I better end on a healthy note or my faithful reader-son Cory, will definitely disown me!  Enter a lovely bag of fresh broccoli.  I love broccoli.  I think it...

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Healthified Key Lime Strawberry Parfaits

Going south in the winter just took on a new meaning for me. I mean, we live in the south so when the temperatures dip into the 20's and freezing rain comes, where do we go? Further south. I didn't plan to blog while technically on vacation.  But I miss you.  I miss...

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Healthified Tiramisu Mini-Parfaits

My friend Margaret gave me the cutest little mini-parfait glasses for Christmas.  They are so cute and came with cute little spoons! Immediately I started researching dessert recipes to serve in the cute little parfait glasses.  New year's eve was just around the...

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Aromatic Fruit Compote

At a holiday luncheon my sous-chef dish-washing mom and I were served a warm fruit compote alongside a delicious egg strata.  Mom is absolutely crazy about fruit in about any form.  Me, not so much. As a matter of fact I usually loathe anything that even resembles...

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Healthified Skillet Tuna Noodle Casserole

Visiting with my son Cory over the Christmas holidays, he offered me a great suggestion for my blog for the new year. Cory is a fantastic cook and is always looking for the healthiest of recipes for his family.  It is no surprise that he suggested I add a recipe each...

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