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Pea Salad

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 Despite all the other dishes competing for attention at Sunday brunch, the one I most remember was a delicious pea salad with big chunks of cheese, slivers of red onion, and a light, creamy dressing. I don’t even want to think about how many metric tons of the stuff I must have consumed through the [...]

Spinach Dip Bites

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Ok, when I first saw this recipe I knew that I would change out the crescent roll dough for a healthier choice. Well I went looking for a better option. I looked at phyllo dough, puff pastry dough and regular biscuit dough. Not one of them has better nutrition to the crescent roll dough nutrition.Let [...]

Baked Zucchini Fries

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My husband is not a fan of zucchini so I can not get him to try these but I love them. I have made them both ways and I find the healthier version to be much more flavorful. These are great alternative to regular old fried potatoes. I will dip these in a healthy ranch sauce [...]

Hummus 3 Ways

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I love making this recipe. My family thinks that I am nuts. I always make my humus completely from scratch. I purchase my chick peas dehydrated and them take the steps to re-hydrate and cook. Doing this yes will take more time and energy but this way I can control what is in our food [...]

Crockpot Mongolian Beef

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Crockpot Mongolian Beef

This recipe is an old favorite of my family. A little spicy, a little taste of takeout. I have even switched out the beef for Chicken strips. I would even think of using strips of pork roast. You could probably even use turkey strips.

Jalapeño Poppers

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These poppers have healthy protein powder in the mix for added protein. The bacon may not be healthy, but it’s BACON. Just make sure that you don’t eat too many if you are watching your calories and fat grams. You can use turkey bacon, they taste almost as good. 

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