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Oil-free French Dressing

Oil-free French Dressing
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BBQ Black Bean-Stuffed Sweet Potato


BBQ Black Bean-Stuffed Sweet Potato





This super easy recipe can be whipped up in minutes. Smoky BBQ sauce mingles with skillet black beans with garlic and red onion - all stuffed inside a steamy sweet potato. Vegan mayo on top!

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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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Apple Pie Chia Parfait Is Perfect Anytime

Apple Pie Chia Parfait Is Perfect Anytime


This is a delicious breakfast, snack or even a healthy dessert. Due to their high fiber content, the chia seeds make this a pudding into an instant. You can easily substitute the chia seeds for flaxseeds if you prefer. Plus, add any nut or seed th...

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Substitute Healthy Ingredients when Baking for Less Calories and Greater Nutritional Value

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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Hearty Veggie Soup

Hearty Veggie Soup



1 tablespoon of broth or water
1 medium diced onion
1 red pepper
1 cup chopped celery
1cup chopped carrots
2 - 4 cups cabbage and greens ( I used turnip and collard greens )
1 small diced yellow squash
3 chopped roma tomatoes
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Cauliflower and Broccoli Soup

Cauliflower and Broccoli Soup


1/2 of a cauliflower
A bunch of broccoli
1/2 of a zucchini and yellow squash
1 to 3 stalks of bok choy (the white stems cut up and sauteed, the green leaf tear up with the other greens)
2 to 3 stalks of celery
1/2 cup onion
1 to 2 cups white...

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Cook in Bulk & Freeze the excess for quick, healthy meals later.

It takes just as long to cook 6 chicken breasts as it does 2. I buy bulk chicken/meat and then I cook it all up. I reserve my portion for cooking that night and put the excess into serving size baggies and freeze. The next time I need it, it's already cooked and dinner's a breeze! I also get my ...

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Pampered Chef Deep Covered Baker!!!

This one dish has been a lifesaver for me in terms of preparing quick, healthy meals - if I'm short on time, it keeps me from ordering bad food!

2 Chx Breast, red and yellow peppers, garlic, lime juice and low sodium taco seasoning - 12 minutes in the microwave for low fat chicken fajitas for...

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