Archive for the 'Low Cal / Low Carb' Category

Sugar Snap Peas

on Jun 3rd 2015

1 pound fresh sugar snap peas 1 Tablespoon olive oil or grape seed oil 1 Tablespoon sesame oil 1 Tablespoon sesame seeds Sea salt and pepper for seasoning Prepare the sugar snap peas by removing the ends and strings from each pea.  Rinse them under cold water and spread them in a single layer over […]

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Crunchy Cucumber Salsa

on Apr 24th 2013

Looking for a healthy and cool summer side dish?  Give Crunchy Cucumber Salsa a try.  This recipe is GLUTEN FREE, packed with veggies and spice.  It can be served with carrot sticks or corn chips for dipping even pita chips if you don’t mind the gluten.  This recipe passed the kid and the hubby taste […]

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Hissy Fit Dip

on Apr 9th 2013

If you were raised in the South, you probably are familiar with the term “HISSY FIT.”  A HISSY FIT can be “pitched” or “thrown”.  In my childhood, I would often hear a friend refer to his or her mom pitching a HISSY FIT.  This simply means that someone or something had caused Mom to become quite […]

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A New Me A New You – Orange Creamsicle Shake

on Jan 2nd 2013

Happy New Year everybody!  Now is the time when many folks are ready to get serious about healthy habits. One way to a new you this year is to give some serious thought to what goes in your body for breakfast. So many traditional breakfast foods work against our healthy goals we set.  Sugary cereal, […]

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A New Me A New You – Verde Chicken Chili

on Dec 26th 2012

This is a first post in what I hope will be helpful recipes for those striving to make some healthy changes.  This recipe is packed with flavor, is quick to make, and is low in fat.  Verde Chicken Chili is made with a deli style chicken and canned ingredients, this recipe can be whipped up in […]

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Meatless Monday – Spaghetti Squash

on Aug 15th 2011

Monday is here again which means it is time for a meatless post.  Take a good look at this photo.  Is that spaghetti, the traditional pasta for marinara?  It may look like pasta, but it isn’t. It’s spaghetti squash cooked in the microwave then topped with some left-over 20 Minute Marinara.  If you are looking […]

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Hawaiian Rib eye Tacos

on Sep 11th 2010

  Remember the previous Hawaiian Rib eye Salad post?  Well here is a variation of that recipe.  Makeup the meat mixture with steak, bacon, and pineapple – just as in the Hawaiian Rib eye Salad, then serve it all up in a soft taco shell with your favorite trimmings and a fruit salad on the […]

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Chicken Lettuce Wraps

on Aug 25th 2010

Here’s a quick recipe that is a family favorite here at home.  To avoid MSG, I used mostly organic ingredients, and olive for sautéing. Chicken Lettuce Wraps end up being healthier choice than Chinese takeout. 1 Tablespoon Rice Vinegar 1 Tablespoon Brown Sugar ½ teaspoon Ground Red Pepper ¼ teaspoon Ground Ginger 1 teaspoon Sesame […]

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Salsalita Turkey Salad

on Aug 8th 2009

Here’s an easy summer time meal that leaves us satisfied without that heavy feeling.  It has a thick slice of Boar’s Head Salsalita Turkey from the deli.  The Salsalita turkey has a kick of south of the border spice- which we love. You can vary this salad with your favorite greens and veggies. Here’s how […]

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