Monthly Archive: December 2010

Cassoulet Style Italian Sausages and White Beans

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We all know I don’t need more cookbooks. Before I purchased the Perfect One Dish Dinners cookbook I emailed the author Pam Anderson and asked her a few questions. I told her in my email that the group hubby Tom and I frequently gather with to share meals are attempting to eat healthy (well some of us …

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Cassoulet-Style Italian Sausages and White Beans

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This has become one of our new favorite meals. Makes for easy casual entertaining. This took just a few minutes to assemble in my large roasting pan. I went with lower fat hot Italian Turkey sausage and sweet mild Italian turkey sausages. Chunks of onion, garlic and little tomatoes are drizzled with olive oil, balsamic vinegar, thyme, …

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Dulces de España – Sweets From Spain

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Hello everyone! I have been enjoying a break from blogging but it is time to get back in the swing of things. We had a wonderful Christmas day relaxing with the family, eating awesome food and exchanging gifts. We are so grateful that Katy was able to come home early from Spain and she missed …

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Hot 100 Challenge Update Week 13

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HOT 100 CHALLENGE UPDATE WEEK 13 MY HOT 100 CHALLENGE GOALS 1. Work out with weights 2 times a week concentrating on upper arms. 2. Eat 2 fish meals a week with a focus on getting Omega 3′s. 3. Take vitamins and supplements every day as recommended by my doctor. Results 1. One work out. 2. Just one fish …

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The Best Healthy Granola

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The basic granola recipe is a mixture of wholesome ingredients such as oats, wheatgerm, nuts or seeds and dried fruit.  Pam prefers to use maple syrup to sweeten the granola but you can also sub honey or a combination of the two. A pinch of salt helps to bring out the sweetness and enhances the …

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