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Donna's make-ahead mashed potatoes

These potatoes are wonderful. Even when made days ahead of time, the potatoes taste like you just made them. Good to keep on hand in the refrigerator for a quick warming whenever you are in the mood for great mashed potatoes. The white pepper is an essential ingredient.

Donna's parmesan chicken with tomato mushroom sauce

Close your eyes and you will think you are in Italy. You will love the lightly browned chicken served on pasta with a fabulous vegetable and tomato sauce. The sauce takes a while to prepare. You might want to do this ahead of time.

Donna's zucchini enchiladas

What an attractive and yummy side dish. For a main course, you might like to add sausage or ground beef to the bean mixture. Spice it up with the salsa of your choice.

Donna's lentil rhubarb soup

This soup has spices that are commonly used in Middle Eastern recipes. The combination of these spices with rhubarb and a touch of sweetness create a tasty unique soup.

Donna's lemon yogurt cheesecake

Enjoy a cheesecake dessert without any guilt. It is made with yogurt and reduced fat cream cheese and baked in individual ramekins. This is an great low calorie adaptation of the usual high fat, decadent cheesecake.

Donna's cookie dough from Greek yogurt

This tastes amazing like cookie dough. Adding peanut butter to Greek yogurt makes it a high protein treat. (23 grams of protein - equivalent to 3 eggs.) Try it for a quick breakfast for your kids. They will love it.

Donna's nutty sticky toffee pudding

This is a traditional English dessert that I prepared in a cooking class in London recently. It is so yummy. It is made with high fiber dates and lots of nuts but not a lot of sugar. The batter can be made ahead of time and baked when ready to serve.

Donna's homemade baked beans

It is super easy to make your own baked beans. They are so much lighter in flavor than the thick, heavily sauced canned beans. Prepare them with the sweetness and the flavor to suit your own taste.

Donna's mushroom veggie bulgur

A variety of veggies transform this healthy nutty grain into a wonderful side dish.Bulgur is made from wheat and is a natural whole grain. It is usually sold parboiled and dried. It has a light, nutty flavor and has been a staple of the Mediterranean diet for thousands of years. It is rich in B vitamins, minerals, and fiber.

Donna's chili with beans and TVP or bulgur

Bulgur is made from wheat and is a natural whole grain. It is usually sold parboiled and dried. It has a light, nutty flavor and has been a staple of the Mediterranean diet for thousands of years. It is rich in B vitamins, minerals, and fiber. Combined with beans it makes a complete protein.