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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 [...]

Creamy Herb Chicken

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When it comes to cooking during the week, there are nights when we really don’t want to do anything, when really all we can muster is picking up the phone to dial take-out, and I don’t like eating things that I have not prepared myself.  We came up with this filling recipe that only takes [...]

Cheesesteak Stew Bowl

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I made this recipe a couple of weeks ago. I used sliced pork roast instead of beef sirloin, we don’t eat a lot of beef. I think the next time I will use beef, it was not as flavorful as I think the beef would make it. I also did not use as much liquid [...]

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 [...]

Healthy Chocolate Dipped Strawberries

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And another awesome healthy version of a classic recipe is born!! I was just sitting down to have my midday shake and some strawberries. I dipped the strawberry in my shake candy and realized that I had a chocolate dipped heaven heading for my mouth!!If you don’t agree with me that it is the best [...]

Mushroom Grilled Cheese Sandwich

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I recommend using a strong dense wheat bread for this sandwich. It will hold up easier under the weight of the mushrooms and onions. I have also used muenster cheese along with the fontana and gruyere cheese. I also like to slow cook the mushrooms and onions in a beef stock until the stock has [...]

Beef Brisket

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This recipe is easy and tasty. I love to start this mid morning and its ready by dinnertime. I will serve this with coleslaw and buns sometimes. Or I can dress it up and serve with mashed cauliflower, and a steamed veggie. It’s a versatile meat recipe.

Chili Relleno Soup

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To make this recipe a little healthier, I switched out the heavy cream and milk for just half and half. I also added Herbalife chicken soup mix to the recipe for added protein and either cooked and cut up chicken breast or roasted pork tenderloin. Which either one makes the recipe heartier and bumps up [...]

Mozzarella Stuffed Meatballs

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When you want to have something just a little different, here is your recipe. Who wouldn’t like cheese stuffed meatballs? I searched for a long time to find a stuffed meatball recipe that was easy but tasty. Once again I found it on the Tasty Facebook page. This recipe is as easy as can be [...]

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