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60 Healthy Raspberry Recipes

Healthy Raspberry Recipes | Becky Cooks Lightly

Last year I planted my first raspberry bush, so I'm expecting hoping for a plentiful crop of these beauties. Raspberries have a great deal of health benefits, and you can read all about them at World's Healthiest Foods ~ Health Benefits of Raspberries. One of the benefits they list involves the potential for raspberries to improve management of obesity. You can read a technical abstract on the subject here ~ Anti-obese action of raspberry ketone.

I hope you enjoy this roundup, and please, if you have a favorite recipe, feel free to leave a link. You can find more favorites on my Pinterest board ~ Raspberry Recipes.  

Healthy Raspberry Recipes

Raspberry Cakes, Cupcakes, & Pies

Raspberry Desserts (Miscellaneous)

Raspberry Ice Cream, Popcicles, & Sorbet

Raspberry Jams/Jellies

Raspberry Muffins

Raspberry Smoothies & Shakes

22 Healthy Sandwich Recipes

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Healthy Sandwiches

  1. Avocado Egg Salad, Two Peas & Their Pod
  2. A Veggie Sandwich: arugula, goat cheese, egg, tomato jam, Well Worn Fork
  3. Avocado Sandwich with Sprouts, Win-Win Food
  4. Blackened Salmon Sandwich, Eating Well
  5. Black-Eyed Peas and Collards Wrap, Becky Cooks Lightly
  6. Brie, Pear, and Mustard Grilled Cheese, Whole Living
  7. Cucumber and Avocado Sandwich, Good Life Eats
  8. Curried Chickpea Salad Sandwich, The Simple Veganista
  9. Greek Yogurt Egg Salad Sandwich, Damn Delicious
  10. Grilled Cheese Pizza Sandwich, SparkRecipes
  11. Grilled Peanut Butter and Banana Split Sandwich, Cooking Light
  12. Herbed Chicken Salad Sandwiches, Cooking Light
  13. Open-Face Ham & Cheese Sandwich, Becky Cooks Lightly
  14. Open-Faced Meatball Sandwiches, Becky Cooks Lightly
  15. Peanut Butter Banana Raisin Sandwich, Becky Cooks Lightly
  16. Roasted Beet, Avocado, and Goat Cheese Sandwich, PopSugar
  17. Super Healthy Breakfast Sandwich, The Awesome Green
  18. Turkey and Swiss with Grapes Sandwich, Whole Living
  19. Tuscan Tuna Sandwich, Becky Cooks Lightly
  20. Vegetarian Souvlaki, Becky Cooks Lightly
  21. Warm Eggplant and Goat Cheese Sandwiches, Health Magazine
  22. Weigh Less Egg Salad Sandwich, Becky Cooks Lightly

21 Weight Watchers Shrimp Recipes

Weight Watchers Shrimp Recipe | Becky Cooks Lightly

Weight Watchers Shrimp Recipes

  1. Bangin' Grilled Shrimp Skewers, Skinny Taste: 3 PointsPlus, 3 Old Points
  2. Coconut Shrimp, Kitchme: 7 PointsPlus, 6 Old Points
  3. Crispy Shrimp Burgers, Slender Kitchen: 5 PointsPlus
  4. Easy Shrimp Enchiladas Verde, The Taste Place: 7 PointsPlus
  5. Garlic Baked Shrimp, LaaLoosh: 4 PointsPlus
  6. Grilled Shrimp + Corn Fiesta Salad, Everyday Maven: 7 PointsPlus
  7. Kung Pao Shrimp, Weight Watchers: 6 PointsPlus
  8. Lemon and Garlic-Crumb Shrimp, Housewives of Frederick County: 5 PointsPlus
  9. Pan Seared Shrimp, Skinny Taste: 3 Old Points
  10. Pasta With Shrimp, Spark Recipes: 7 Old Points
  11. Shrimp and Quinoa Paella, LaaLoosh: 7 PointsPlus
  12. Shrimp Creole, Weight Watchers: 8 PointsPlus
  13. Shrimp Scampi, Kitchme, 4 PointsPlus, 4 Old Points
  14. Shrimp with Zucchini and Tomatoes, The Snack Box: 3 Old Points
  15. Slow Cooker Corn and Shrimp Chowder, Simple Nourished Living: 7 PointsPlus
  16. Steamed Cajun Shrimp, Slender Kitchen: 3 PointsPlus
  17. Sweet Heat Shrimp & Pineapple Skewers, Hungry Girl: 5 PointsPlus *second recipe on page
  18. Weight Watchers Crockpot Jambalaya,: 7 PointsPlus, 6 Old Points
  19. Weight Watchers Shrimp Balls, Weight Watchers Recipes: 0 Points
  20. Weight Watchers Shrimp Stir-Fry, Weight Watchers Recipes: 6 PointsPlus, 5 Old Points
  21. Ww Spicy Baked Shrimp, Food.com: 3 Old Points
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Weight Watchers Shrimp Recipes | Becky Cooks Lightly

25 Smoothies Under 100 Calories

Smoothies Under 100 Calories | Becky Cooks Lightly

Healthy Smoothie Recipes Under 100 Calories

  1. Averie Cooks: Skinny Caramel Frappuccino, 50 calories
  2. Keep Recipes: 50 Calorie Smoothie, 50 calories
  3. Sally's Baking Addiction: Skinny Pumpkin Frappuccino, 67.5 calories
  4. Peanut Butter & Peppers: Gingerbread Frappe, 69.4 calories
  5. Snack Therapy: Chocolate Shake, 70 calories
  6. Chocolate Covered Katie, Avocado Smoothie, 71 calories
  7. Amy's Healthy Baking: Skinny Pumpkin Pie Smoothie, 75 calories
  8. Big Oven: AIP Smoothie from Low Histamine Chef, 77 calories
  9. Lipton Tea (via Yummly): Fruity Green Tea Smoothie, 80 calories
  10. Fitness Magazine: Hawaiian Smoothie, 81 calories
  11. Health: Spiced Green Tea Smoothie, 82 calories
  12. Stilettos And Legos: Pineapple Ameretto Smoothie, 84 calories
  13. Reddi-wip: Strawberry Banana Smoothie, 84 calories
  14. What's Cooking America: Orange Sunshine Smoothie, 88 calories
  15. Dine In And Dine Out: Skinny Peanut Butter Milkshake, 88 calories
  16. Snack Girl: Cumin, Mint, & Yogurt Smoothie, 93 calories
  17. Project Sapphire: Fruit Melody Smoothie, 98 calories
  18. Undressed Skeleton: Vanilla Orange Protein Shake, 98 calories
  19. Cooking Light: Watermelon with a Hint of Mint, 98 calories
  20. Averie Cooks: Skinny Pina Colada Smoothie, 98.2 calories
  21. Canadian Living: Kale Smoothie, 99 calories
  22. Health: Passion-Peach Smoothie, 99 calories
  23. Babble: Cool Whip Berry Smoothie, <100 calories
  24. Nutrition Twins: Green Smoothie, <100 calories
  25. Hott Mama In The City: Peach & Strawberry Smoothie, <100 calories

Bonus recipes coming in right at 100 calories:

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 Smoothies Under 100 Calories | Becky Cooks Lightly

25 Homemade Baby Food Recipes

Homemade Baby Food Recipes | Becky Cooks Lightly

From small beginnings come great things....


Baby Food Recipes

  1. Baby Food – Purple Sweet Potato Millet Porridge, Eating Pleasure
  2. Brown Rice and Pumpkin Porridge, My Korean Kitchen
  3. Carrot Puree, Little Foodies
  4. Chicken and Sweet Pea Baby Food, PopSugar
  5. Chicken Rice Apple Baby Puree’,Buona Pappa!
  6. Homemade Applesauce, The Cooking Doctor
  7. Homemade Baby Food Basics, Sing For Your Supper
  8. Homemade Baby Food, Rust & Sunshine
  9. Homemade Baby Peach Food, Sophistimom
  10. Homemade Brown Rice Cereal, Weelicious
  11. Homemade Carrot Baby Food, Swasthi's Recipes
  12. Homemade Oatmeal Cinnamon Applesauce, Recipe Roll
  13. Homemade Teething Biscuits, Sweet Treats & More
  14. Judah’s First Tastes (Avocado & Banana), Seeded At The Table
  15. No Cook Purées, Annabel Karmel 
  16. Orange, White, & Purple Purees, Parenting
  17. Sweet Potato, Corn & Apple Puree, Little Baby Watson
  18. Sauteed Zucchini Puree, Know Your Produce
  19. Sweet Potato Puree, Seeded At The Table
  20. Tomato, Cauliflower and Carrot with Basil, Annie's Eats
  21. Tummy Delight Prunes and Brown Rice, PopSugar
  22. Turkey Dinner, Love And Duck Fat
  23. Vanilla & Peach Quinoa, Teach Eat Love
  24. Vegetable Khichdi For Babies And Toddlers, Swasthi's Recipes
  25. What Phoebe Eats, Camille Styles

20 Healthy Frosting Recipes

Healthy Frosting Recipes | Becky Cooks Lightly #frostingrecipe

“Let's just say you may regret that second piece of cake.'
Oh my God. Regret cake? Whatever was about to happen must be truly evil.” 
― Rachel Hawkins, Hex Hall

Frosting Recipes

♥ What's your favorite healthy frosting recipe? ♥

Wheat Thins Popped 2 Weight Watchers Points

Hey fellow Weight Watchers! If you're looking for a chip substitute, you may want to check out the new Wheat Thins Popped Chips in Spicy Cheddar. Serving size is 26 chips, so you feel like you're stuffing your face even when you're only eating 2 points worth of food. It tastes superb and has a nice crunch. Thank you Nabisco for a worthy chip substitute!

Weight Watchers Old Points: 2
Weight Watchers Points+: 3
Calories: 120

What's your favorite chip substitute?

100 Can't Miss Frozen Vegetable Recipes

100 Frozen Vegetable Recipes | Becky Cooks Lightly #frozenvegetablerecipes

I've been doing a lot of spring cleaning. Let me reiterate--A Lot. I have no understanding of how certain items end up in my house. Or why certain items are still around...when they should have been thrown out during last year's spring cleaning. My freezer is no different. I had this brilliant idea that it needed organizing because I have no clue what's in there. At least not under the first 12 inches. Once I started digging, I found bags and bags of frozen vegetables. Seems like good intentions go to the freezer to die.

This was a situation that called for quick action. A plan. A categorized list of recipes that use frozen vegetables. And so here they are.

A few of the recipes are indulgences for those days you're allowed a cheat meal/extra WW Points, or you can lighten them up by changing out calorie heavy ingredients. For example, the Tuscan Chicken and Broccoli Hand Pies call for one package of cream cheese, so I would choose a light cream cheese over original for this recipe. Don't be afraid to experiment with healthier ingredients. You'll often be surprised that you can't tell the difference in taste. Some of the recipes are quick, some are a little time consuming. There's just a mix. I hope you find a new favorite or stumble on to an old one you've long forgotten.

As always, I love to hear about your favorites, so please feel free to leave a link to yours in the comment section.

Frozen Vegetable Recipes


Brussels Sprouts

Green Beans



Potatoes/Hash Browns


Vegetable Of Your Choice

Visit my frozen vegetable recipe board on Pinterest!

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Frozen Vegetable Recipes

26 Healthy Tilapia Recipes

Healthy Tilapia Recipes | Becky Cooks Lightly #tilapiarecipes

It's Tilapia Time!
Tilapia is one of the easiest and healthiest fish to prepare (check out Livestrong's detailed post on health benefits of Tilapia). I've collected 25 vastly different but tasty recipes to share with you today. Do you have a favorite?

Healthy Tilapia Recipes

  1. 10 Minute Herbed Tilapia, Art Of Natural Living
  2. Almond Crusted Tilapia, Pinch Of Yum
  3. Baked Tilapia Sandwich, Hungry Brownie
  4. Baked Tilapia With Arugula Walnut Pesto & Breadcrumb Crust, Cookin' Canuck
  5. Baked Tilapia With Pecan Rosemary Topping, Sprinkles & Sauce
  6. Baked Tilapia With Radish Relish, Daily Burn
  7. BBQ Tilapia And Sweet Potato Tacos, Lemons & Basil
  8. Blackened Tilapia With Homemade Spice Rub, Show Me The Yummy
  9. Cilantro Lime Tilapia Tacos, Skinny Taste
  10. Crunchy Baked Fish Sticks with Cucumber Dill Sauce, Lauren's Latest
  11. Easy Almond Encrusted Tilapia With Lemon, Anytime Fitness Blog
  12. Easy Tilapia With Cilantro & Lime, Food Faith Fitness
  13. Grilled Tilapia Bowls with Chipotle Avocado Crema {Gluten Free}, Joyful Healthy Eats
  14. Grilled Tilapia With Blueberries, She Knows
  15. Honey Lime Tilapia, One Lovely Life
  16. Lemon-Herb Tilapia, A Sweet Pea Chef
  17. Healthy Tilapia Oreganata, Munchkin Time
  18. Lemony Tilapia Fish Sticks, Jo Cooks
  19. Mediterranean Tilapia, A Zesty Bite
  20. Skinny Fish & Chips, Dashing Dish
  21. Spicy Lemon Chili Tilapia, Runnin Srilankan
  22. Steamed Tilapia with Chive Extra Virgin Olive Oil, Becky Cooks Lightly
  23. Southwestern Tilapia with Avocado Pico, Scrumptiously Skinny
  24. Thai Curry with Tilapia and Veggies, Simpletarian
  25. Tilapia Salad with Tahini Vinaigrette, Not Your Standard
  26. Tilapia With Tangerine Salsa, Healthy Seasonal Recipes
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Healthy Tilapia Recipes #healthytilapiarecipes