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I made a Clean out the Freezer Stir Fry #2...while baking sweet potatoes, mushrooms and eggplant

I made a Clean out the Freezer Stir Fry #2...while baking sweet potatoes, mushrooms and eggplant

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Meal Prepping to Save You on a Bad Day

I live alone, so this is easier for me now than when my kids were still home & my husband was still alive.

I bulk cook whenever possible. Then, I package and freeze the remainders in single servings in zip-lock bags. So, when I make rice, I make a lot. Same with roasted chicken breasts. I cho...

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Chunky Red Lentil Stew

Chunky Red Lentil Stew



Ingredients:
celery
greens
bok choy
red onion
mushrooms
diced tomatoes
swiss chard stems
2 carrots, chopped
red and green cab...

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Substitute Healthy Ingredients when Baking for Less Calories and Greater Nutritional Value (Part 2)

I enjoy baking, and am always on the lookout for new dessert recipes cakes, cookies, squares, you name it. But when it comes to home-made desserts, I frequently overeat and wind up packing on the pounds with all those extra calories. Recently Ive begun reading about making healthy ingredient su...

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Veggie Juice Recipe



Veggie Juice is so nutritious for your body!! I like to to make a juice often to help with inflammation in my body. It is also good for energy and vitality. Juicing is giving your body nutrients in a pure, easy to digest and absorb form. I have been making juices f...

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Vegetable Tomato Sauce

Vegetable Tomato Sauce

Ingredient

Vegetables to saute

2 fresh tomatoes
1 carrot, peeled and diced
1/4 cup mushrooms, sliced
1 celery stalk
1/4 cup zucchini
1 can pinto beans

Sauce and spices

3 - 6 oz. can tomato sauce
1-15 oz. can diced tomatoes

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Homemade Oat Milk

Homemade Oat Milk


I forgot to get some plant milk and I had one cup of steel cut oats so...



...I soak one cup overnight in lots of water...rinse very well (they will be slimy if you don't rinse well)......

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Toast Tradeoff

Instead of making toast, try eating a rice cake with peanut butter or whatever you put on your toast. Rice cakes have roughly 30-40 calories, instead of 100-200 per slice of bread. You save calories without losing flavor, which will benefit you later!

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