Lentil and Veggie Stew

I’ve recently started to LOVE legumes. I first made them in a sausage and legume soup about a month or so ago with my friend Natalie and LOVED them. The only problem was that when we made the soup with sausage there were ALOT more calories. I decided to try without the sausage and I…

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Garlic, Cilantro Lime Shrimp Sautee

Garlic, Cilantro Lime Shrimp Sautee This is officially one of the most amazing things I have cooked to date. Yesterday I was thawing some shrimp and I had no idea what to cook. In my efforts to be healthy and slim down for our wedding next summer I wanted to cook a delicious but low calorie meal. And BOYYY did…

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Easy Chicken and Broccoli Stir Fry

This recipe is such an easy one that you can make in 20 minutes after work.  Easy and good for you too! Ingredients: 1/2 medium onion, chopped 2 tablespoons minced garlic 1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil 1 tsp salt 1 tsp pepper 2 Chicken Breasts 2 cups of broccoli 1 can of water chesnuts…

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Easy Crock Pot Stuffed Peppers

 Ingredients 1 lb ground beef (you don’t have to pre-brown it! 1 egg 1 cup cooked rice 2 tbsp minced garlic 2 tsp cumin 1 tsp salt 1 tsp pepper 4-6 peppers (I used green because they are cheap, but you can use any color!) 1 can diced tomatoes or tomato sauce 2/3 cup water…

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Marinated Vidalia Onion Vinaigrette Chicken

Marinated Vidalia Onion Vinaigrette Chicken Ingredients (2 servings) 3 tablespoons Kraft Vidalia Onion Vinaigrette with roasted red pepper dressing and marinate 2 chicken breasts ½ cup water Directions 1.     Marinate chicken in ¼ marinate overnight. 2.     Heat oven to 350°F. 3.     Spray oven proof dish (I would recommend using 9×9 glass Pyrex dish) with Pam….

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Zucchini Spaghetti Bake

Zucchini Spaghetti Bake Ingredients ½ cup chopped onions 2 tbsp. minced garlic 1 tsp. salt 1 tsp. pepper 1 zucchini, sliced 2 cups cooked spaghetti noodles 2 cups prepared spaghetti sauce ¼ cup mozzarella cheese Sprinkle of Parmesan cheese Sprinkle of basil Directions 1.     Preheat oven to 350 degrees, and spray Pam in 9×9 or…

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Spinach, artichoke and cream cheese wontons

Spinach, artichoke and cream cheese wontons Everyone’s favorite appetizer, both beautiful and delicious! Ingredients 1 package square wonton wrappers (24-30 wrappers) 1 package, 8 ounces, softened neufchatel cream cheese (1/3 less fat) 4 ounces marinated artichokes, drained and chopped 8 ounces fresh spinach leaves ¼ cup water 1 cup shredded mozzarella cheese ½ small onion,…

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Microwave Italian Potatoes

Microwave Italian Potatoes: Fast. Cheap. Good. Ingredients 2 medium potatoes 1/2 cup Kraft Italian Dressing and Marinade 1 cup water 1 tsp salt 1 tsp pepper Optional ingredients for extra flavor: 2 tbsp minced garlic 1 tsp ¼ cup onions (optional) Directions 1.  Cut potatoes in quarter size pieces. 2.  Combine potatoes, Italian dressing, optional…

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Chicken, Cheese & Spinach Manicotti

Chicken, Cheese & Spinach Manicotti Ingredients 1 tbs. olive oil 1-1/2 cups finely chopped cooked chicken breasts 3 Garlic cloves, minced 1 pkg. (10 oz.) fresh spinach 1 container  (16 oz.) 2% Milk fat Low Fat Cottage Cheese 2 Egg whites 1 cup 2% Milk Shredded Mozzarella Cheese, divided 10 Manicotti shells, cooked, drained 1-1/2 cups Spaghetti…

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Salmon con Brocolli & Bacon Mashed Potatoes

Salmon con Broccoli with Bacon Mashed Potatoes Salmon con broccoli Ingredients 2 tablespoons olive oil Dash of salt Dash of pepper Italian Seasoning Garlic (I personally used the refrigerated already chopped garlic found in produce departments) Lemon Salmon (I personally buy the frozen packages of salmon fillets and defrost them 4-48 hours ahead of time)…

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