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Pennys Weekly Yummy Recipes

S: 12st2lb C: 11st13lb G: 10st10lb BMI: 24.7 Loss: 0st3lb(1.76%)
Okay ladies Heres the Weekly Recipes!

Cauliflower Hamburger Casserole

PREP TIME 10 Min COOK TIME 1 Hr 10 Min READY IN 1 Hr 20 MinPrep Time 10mins
Cook Time 1hr 10mins

  • 1 pound lean ground beef
  • 1 sweet onion, diced
  • 4 medium carrots, cut into bite size pieces
  • 1/2 head cauliflower, chopped into bite size pieces
  • 6 spears asparagus, trimmed and cut into 1 inch pieces
  • 1 cup 2% reduced fat milk - TRY SLIM MILK
  • 1/3 cup bread crumbs - Try WHEAT BREAD
  • 1 teaspoon salt-free seasoning blend - MISSES DASH IS YUMMY
  • 1/3 cup grated Parmesan cheese
    1. Preheat an oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Lightly grease a 9x13 inch baking dish.
    2. Heat a skillet over medium-high heat. Cook and stir ground beef until browned, adding the onions the last few minutes of cooking. Drain the fat, then stir in the carrots, cauliflower, and asparagus. Mix the milk, egg, bread crumbs, and seasoning blend in a small bowl. Stir in the beef and vegetable mixture, then pour into the prepared baking dish. Cover with aluminum foil.
    3. Bake in the preheated oven for 45 minutes. Uncover and sprinkle with Parmesan cheese and return to the oven. Continue baking for 15 minutes.
Nutritional Information
Cauliflower Hamburger Casserole
Servings Per Recipe: 8
Amount Per Serving

Calories: 194
  • Total Fat: 9.5g
  • Cholesterol: 69mg
  • Sodium: 172mg
  • Total Carbs: 11.4g
  • Dietary Fiber: 2.4g
  • Protein: 15.9g
Very Low Cal there! Could eat two Servings and add a veggie on the side for your 500cal dinner. -This makes 8 servings so just take what your best guess of one serving is. And freeze the rest in 7 different containers then just take one out and microwave it!

Sloppy Joes

Prep time 10 mins
Cook time 40 mins

  • 1 pound lean ground beef
  • 1/4 cup chopped onion
  • 1/4 cup chopped green bell pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon prepared yellow mustard
  • 3/4 cup ketchup -Try Low salt Ketchup
  • 3 teaspoons brown sugar -Could try splenda
  • salt to taste
  • ground black pepper to taste
PREP TIME 10 Min COOK TIME 1 Hr 10 Min READY IN 1 Hr 20 Min

  1. In a medium skillet over medium heat, brown the ground beef, onion, and green pepper; drain off liquids.
  2. Stir in the garlic powder, mustard, ketchup, and brown sugar; mix thoroughly. Reduce heat, and simmer for 30 minutes. Season with salt and pepper.
Servings Per Recipe: 6
Amount Per Serving

Calories: 246
  • Total Fat: 15.8g
  • Cholesterol: 57mg
  • Sodium: 483mg
  • Total Carbs: 11.9g
  • Dietary Fiber: 0.7g
  • Protein: 14.1g
Has a good amount of protein and that burns fat so yummy! Something the kids and hubby would also love! Add a side of Sweet potato fries! Cut into frie pieces, heat oven to 350 put some brown sugar/splenda and a tiny bit of salt and extra virgin oil and toss in till you think there done!

Tantalizingly Tangy Meatloaf

Ready in 45 mins

  • 1 pound ground beef -Try Lean beef
  • 1/2 cup dry bread crumbs -Wheat bread
  • 1 egg -Egg white
  • garlic powder to taste
  • 1 dash Worcestershire sauce -Try Low salt
  • 1/3 cup ketchup -Try Low salt
  • 1/4 cup packed brown sugar -Splenda
  • 1/4 cup pineapple preserves -Or pineapple juice
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
  2. In a large bowl, combine the ground beef, bread crumbs, egg, garlic powder and Worcestershire sauce. Mix well, and place into a 9x5 inch loaf pan.
  3. Bake in preheated oven for 30 to 50 minutes.
  4. Meanwhile, in a separate medium bowl, stir together the ketchup, brown sugar and pineapple preserves. Pour over the meatloaf about 20 minutes before removing from oven.
Nutritional Information
Tantalizingly Tangy Meatloaf
Servings Per Recipe: 8
Amount Per Serving

Calories: 275
  • Total Fat: 16.1g
  • Cholesterol: 75mg
  • Sodium: 226mg
  • Total Carbs: 21.3g
  • Dietary Fiber: 0.3g
  • Protein: 11.2g
Low in Sodium already!

Cajun Spiced Pork Chops

  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper -If you dont want it to spicy cut this in half
  • 1/2 teaspoon rubbed dried sage leaves
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic salt
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons extra-virgin olive oil
  • 4 center cut pork chops
  1. Mix paprika, cumin, black pepper, cayenne pepper, sage, and garlic salt on a plate. Liberally coat each pork chop with the spice mixture.
  2. Heat olive oil and several pumps of non-stick, butter-flavored spray in a large skillet over high heat. Place pork chops in the skillet, reducing heat to medium. Cook until the pork is no longer pink in the center, 8 to 10 minutes. An instant-read thermometer inserted into the center should read 160 degrees F (70 degrees C).
Nutritional Information
Cajun Spiced Pork Chops
Servings Per Recipe: 4
Amount Per Serving

Calories: 84
  • Total Fat: 5.6g
  • Cholesterol: 19mg
  • Sodium: 241mg
  • Total Carbs: 0.9g
  • Dietary Fiber: 0.4g
  • Protein: 7.4g

Prep time 30 mins

  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 (20 ounce) package ground turkey
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • 1/3 cup Italian seasoned bread crumbs
  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease a 9x13 inch baking dish with the olive oil, and place it in the oven while preheating.
  2. In a medium bowl, mix together the ground turkey, egg, and bread crumbs using your hands. Using an ice cream scoop if possible, form the meat into golf ball sized meatballs. Place about 1 inch apart in the hot baking dish. Press down to flatten the bottom just slightly.
  3. Bake for 15 minutes in the preheated oven, then turn them over, and continue baking for about 5 more minutes, or until somewhat crispy on the outside. Serve with pasta and sauce or however you'd like.
Nutritional Information
Fast and Friendly Meatballs
Servings Per Recipe: 18
Amount Per Serving

Calories: 72
  • Total Fat: 4.4g
  • Cholesterol: 37mg
  • Sodium: 92mg
  • Total Carbs: 1.6g
  • Dietary Fiber: 0.1g
  • Protein: 6.2g
Try whole wheat pasta or low salt

Green Beans and Potatoes

  • 3 cups thinly sliced potatoes
  • 2 cups frozen green beans
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1 teaspoon vegetarian Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 cup vegetable broth, divided
  • 1 teaspoon cornstarch
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh parsley
  1. In a large skillet over medium-high heat combine potatoes, green beans, thyme, pepper, Worcestershire sauce and 3/4 cup of broth. Bring to a boil; reduce heat to medium-low, cover and simmer 15 to 20 minutes or until vegetables are tender.
  2. In a small bowl blend remaining broth and cornstarch. Stir in parsley; add to potato mixture. Cook, stirring, until bubbly and thickened
Nutritional Information
Green Beans and Potatoes
Servings Per Recipe: 6
Amount Per Serving

Calories: 83
  • Total Fat: 0.2g
  • Cholesterol: 0mg
  • Sodium: 99mg
  • Total Carbs: 18.3g
  • Dietary Fiber: 2.6g
  • Protein: 2.1g
Would make a yummy side dish for any of the main courses listed!

Chilled Cantaloupe Soup
Prep Time 1 hr 20 mins

  • 1 cantaloupe - peeled, seeded and cubed
  • 2 cups orange juice
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lime juice
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  1. Peel, seed, and cube the cantaloupe.
  2. Place cantaloupe and 1/2 cup orange juice in a blender or food processor; cover, and process until smooth. Transfer to large bowl. Stir in lime juice, cinnamon, and remaining orange juice. Cover, and refrigerate for at least one hour. Garnish with mint if desired.
Nutritional Information
Chilled Cantaloupe Soup
Servings Per Recipe: 6
Amount Per Serving

Calories: 69
  • Total Fat: 0.3g
  • Cholesterol: 0mg
  • Sodium: 16mg
  • Total Carbs: 16.4g
  • Dietary Fiber: 1g
  • Protein: 1.4g
May need to add more melon to make it thicker if so just add a little more of the other stuff also. But could also make a yummy smoothie if you put some low fat frozen yogurt in there! Would be like a dreamsickle. But add the cals of the yogurt to the outcome.
Wow that sounds good! Will be making that when i get back!
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S: 14st6lb G: 10st0lb
Ooh I remember sloppy joes from my 6 months out in the US, they were very popular lol. Great idea to post recipes, thanks!
S: 12st2lb C: 11st13lb G: 10st10lb BMI: 24.7 Loss: 0st3lb(1.76%)
They are yummy if you make them yourself! The ones in the can are GROSS! lol
S: 14st6lb G: 10st0lb
I never tried the can ones, just the homemade variety from a lovely lady that I stayed with for a while who was an excellent cook. Her lasagne was to die for!
S: 12st2lb C: 11st13lb G: 10st10lb BMI: 24.7 Loss: 0st3lb(1.76%)
Mmm sounds yummy. Added a dessert to the end of them. I had to add it. It looked so yummy!

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