Instead of a recipe book I keep a web page. Whenever I make something and think I'll make it again, I add it. It's public since I generally make things public by default, though it's terse since it's intended as a reference for someone (me!) who already knows what to make. Recipes looked something like:

I've now updated them so I can check things off as I go:

Since I author in HTML, I didn't want to turn my tidy source from:

<li>2 eggs (or 2T flax and 5T water)
<li>2/3 oil
<li>1C greek yoghurt
<li>1/4 cup milk, more if needed

Into something ugly like:

<li><label><input type=checkbox></input>
    2 eggs (or 2T flax and 5T water)</label>
<li><label><input type=checkbox></input>
    2/3 oil</label>
<li><label><input type=checkbox></input>
    1C greek yoghurt</label>
<li><label><input type=checkbox></input>
    1/4 cup milk, more if needed</label>

Instead, I've added a little JS to each page that does this at display time:

for (const li of
     document.getElementsByTagName("li")) {
  li.innerHTML =
     "<label><input type=checkbox></input>" +
     li.innerText + "</label>";
  }
}

I've also added a bit of CSS for extra vertical space for the checkbox but only on devices like phones where big sloppy fingers need it:

<style>
@media (pointer:coarse) {
  input {
    margin-top: 1em;
    margin-bottom: 1em;
  }
}
</style>

I haven't actually cooked anything since changing this, but I think I'll like it.

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I make high protein pancakes like the following:

3-4 eggs

1 cup cottage cheese

1 banana

40g oats

1 tablespoon pancake mix

baking soda

vanilla or almond extract

1 scoop of vanilla, strawberry, banana, or chocolate whey to preference

Texture comes out amazing

For dessert I similarly do a high protein ice cream subsitute

1 cup full fat greek yogurt

1/2 scoop strawberry or banana whey

1/2 cup frozen blueberries

the texture thickens up both from the whey and the cold of the blueberries and comes out like frozen yogurt. Zero added sugar and has as much protein as a cheeseburger though.