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here's a breakfast dish my grandma used to prepare, only I remade into a healthier version!

  • 1/2 c semolina
  • 3 c milk low fat
  • 1 tbsp fat free butter (I use Smart Balance brand)
  • 2 tsp sugar ( equal substitute)
  • salt
4.6/5 (17 Votes)

Quesadillas are the ultimate family-friendly meal. They're quick, easy to make, and only require a few ingredients. Better yet, they'll satisfy every stomach at your dinner table. Let's get started!

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here is my low fat version of "golubtsy" stuufed cabbage rolls with a twist to my grandma's recipe, enjoy!

  • 1 large head of cabbage
  • 1 lb of lean ground turkey
  • or ground chicken
  • 1/3 cup uncooked rice
  • 1/2 cup chopped onion
  • 1 large carrot shredded
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp pepper
  • 2 tbsp ketchup
  • 1 tsp minced fresh garlic
  • 4 tbsp of extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 16 oz can of tomato sauce
  • 1/2 cup chicken stock
  • 1 tbsp low fat sour cream
4.4/5 (20 Votes)

Love to cook but hate cleaning up afterwards? These recipes are easy, delicious, and they only require one baking pan.

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Here is a Russian twist on the traditional deviled eggs

  • 8 hard-boiled eggs
  • 2 generous tablespoons fat free or light sour cream
  • 1 tablespoon fat free or light mayonnaise
  • 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard
  • A small jar of red or black caviar (I think I used a total of about 3 tablespoons of caviar for this recipe)
  • 1/3 teaspoon of salt
  • 1 tablespoon of chopped fresh dill
  • Peel the eggs and cut lengthwise into halves.
4.2/5 (69 Votes)

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perfect on a cold winter's day!

  • 2 quarts beef stock
  • 3 tablespoons butter
  • 1 cup cabbage, finely chopped
  • 1 cup potatoes, diced
  • 1/2 cup carrots, diced
  • 1 stalk celery, minced
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 1 1/2 cups canned tomatoes
  • 1/2 cup juice (from can of beets)
  • 1 cup cooked or canned beets, diced
  • 1 teaspoon vinegar
  • chopped dill or parsley (for garnishing)
  • sour cream
4.2/5 (20 Votes)

Forget the boring standard hot-dog, there are so many delicious, gourmet and fun alternatives to try!

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Here is a healthy russian recipe for easter ham

  • 1 (8 -10 lb) fresh ham extra lean
  • 1/3 cup Dijon mustard
  • 1/3 cup dark brown sugar, packed
  • salt, to taste ( you can use low sodium salt)
  • 1 cup beer (miller 64 )
  • 1 cup apple cider
  • 3 cloves
  • 2 bay leaves
  • fresh ground black pepper, to taste
4.1/5 (57 Votes)

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Saute butter, onions, carrot, celery, leek and beets

  • 1 carrot
  • 1 celery stick
  • 2 small beets
  • 1 leek
  • 1 onion
  • 1 tablespoon of chili sauce
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • pepper grounded for taste
  • 1 tablespoon ground garlic
  • 1/2 head of cabbage
  • 1 can of beef broth
  • 1 pack of stew beef
4.1/5 (7 Votes)

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Here's a low fat version of my Grandma Katrina's russian beet salad called "vinegret" enjoy!

  • 1 lb cooked beets, peeled and diced
  • 1/4 cup sour cream fat free
  • 4 tbs mayonnaise fat free
  • juice of half a lemon
  • 2 tsp sugar
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 handful chopped fresh dill or parsley for garnish
  • 1-2 scallions
  • 1-2 dill pickles
  • 1 hard boiled egg
  • 1 small cucumber peeled and cubed
  • extra virgin olive oil
4.1/5 (36 Votes)

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Clean, skin, and then boil the carrots and potatoes in a pot

  • Onions
  • Carrots
  • Potatoes
  • Eggs
  • Pickles
  • Peas
  • Wieners
4/5 (23 Votes)

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Here is my grandma Katrina's russian recipe for stuffed cabbage rolls, only I made them healthier!

  • 1 big loose head of white cabbage
  • 1 lb turkey ground
  • 1 + 1 onions, chopped
  • 1/2 cup rice pre-boiled in 2 cups of water( I omit this for a low carb option)
  • 1 small carrot, finely grated
  • 2 big ripe tomatoes, diced
  • 3 tbsp olive oil
  • Salt
  • Pepper
  • Red pepper (optional)
  • Filtered water, about 1 - 1 1/4 cups
  • 1 big pot to boil cabbage
  • 1 frying pan
  • 1 Dutch oven or big shallow pot with lid
  • Preparation time: about 2 hours
3.8/5 (39 Votes)

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Preheat oven to 275 degrees F

  • 1 lb beef sirloin
  • 2 tbsp butter
  • 1 cup sliced mushrooms
  • 1/2 cup chopped onion
  • 1 minced garlic clove
  • 3 tbsp flour
  • 3 tbsp butter
  • 1 tbsp tomato paste
  • 1 10 oz container of beef bouillon
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1 cup sour cream
  • 2 tbsp sherry
3.8/5 (43 Votes)

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