Roasted Balsamic Brussels Sprouts

Eating my Brussels sprouts…my mom would be so proud of me!! To be honest, my mom actually hates Brussels sprouts; until I made them for her this way. I think ...

Spicy Chicken Wontons

I had some extra wonton wrappers left over from the cheese sticks I made so I decided to try using them to make cups. I have seen this done before ...

Chicken Teriyaki & Grilled Pineapple

Did you know that teriyaki is used in Japanese cooking where goods are broiled or grilled while being basted with a marinade that includes soy sauce and sugar? Well there ...

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Rainbow Rice

This is one that I found on Pinterest and then tried myself. ...

Homemade Vases (using Pringles cans)

Here is a cute idea for those of us who like to ...

Re-use Your Glass Jars

Here is another way to recycle your glass jars that is a ...

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Banana Pecan Pancakes

Alright, the title may be a bit deceiving because you probably think this is a recipe for banana flavored pancakes; not to worry though, this is even better! These pancakes are made of only two ingredients (three if you add nuts)…egg and banana. These little beauties are delicious and can be worked in to just […]

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Chicken Salad Avocados

This is a huge trend right now on Pinterest and why wouldn’t it be; it is healthy and delicious…not to mention absolutely cute (and we all know food tastes better when it looks good)! I have always loved avocado but recently I have been a bit obsessed, and it is not a bad obsession to […]

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Crab & Basil Pesto Stuffed Chicken

We all know that chicken stuffed with just about anything is delicious and this dish has a deliciously uniqueness about it. Using real crab would probably make this chicken a little better but lets face it folks, times are tough and not everyone can afford fresh crab (and imitation crab is what I had on […]

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Homemade Crepes

I love crepes for a couple reasons; first, they are so easy to make, second, there are so many things you can do with them. For my family I have made both sweet and savory variety, all of which were a big hit! Here are just a few ideas: Breakfast: fill with eggs, cheese, and […]

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Tuna Salad Stuffed Cukes

These stuffed cucumbers are packed with protein and would make a perfect appetizer or could be eaten for lunch as a meal (although I am not sure how they would travel). Whatever the case, they are cute and healthy! Ingredients: for 4 pieces 2 cucumbers 1 can of tuna (in water) 1/8 c. diced tomato […]

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Bacon & Brown Sugar Oatmeal

This is an amazing breakfast idea that I got from my good friends Kathy Lee and Hoda! Even if you don’t like them you have to try this. Ingredients: 1/2 c. 100% whole grain old fashioned oats 1 tsp. Splenda brown sugar (or regular if not counting calories) 1 TB real bacon pieces (when it […]

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Cheese Sticks

We all love cheese sticks right? RIGHT! This is an fun way to make cheese sticks at home without all the fat, and it is so easy the kids can help you! Ingredients: Low fat mozzarella cheese sticks (50 cal each) Wonton wraps (found in the produce department) Olive oil cooking spray Preheat oven to […]

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Roasted Cabbage Wedge

We have all see the salad wedge fad that has been around for a while now but I have discovered something even better…if you like cabbage! I saw this idea on Pinterest and had to try it immediately. Ingredients: (Ingredients listed per serving) 1 inch slice of fresh cabbage 1 TB fat free feta cheese […]

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Carrot Fries

Okay this is not rocket science and I am not claiming to come up with the idea for carrot fries…I mean come on, they are just cooked carrots after all 😉 I made these the other night to snack on during the Superbowl and they were very delicious! I simply seasoned with salt and pepper […]

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Roasted Curry Chickpeas

Looking for a healthy, protein and fiber packed snack? This is a great recipe that is fairly easy! Ingredients: 1 can chickpeas 1 TB olive oil 1/2 tsp sea salt 1/2 tsp curry (if you don’t do spicy try old bay or one of your fave seasonings) Drain and rinse chickpeas and then pat dry. […]

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