Category Archive: Quick/Easy

Mexican Quinoa, Brown Rice & Beans

Mexican Quinoa Rice & Beans
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As many of you know I do love Mexican food and it just happens to fit in quite well with my new food plan. Last night I needed something quick and easy to make for dinner – you know what it’s like when you first get home after a trip. You aren’t quite ready to …

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Rip’s Big Bowl Breakfast/My New Bike

Rip's Big Bowl

Breakfast has always been the most difficult meal of the day for me – I struggle with what to have that will be filling and nutritious but not take a lot of time make. When I read about the Engine 2 food plan and Rip’s Big Bowl for breakfast I knew it was going to …

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Pork Tenderloin Medallions with Balsamic Reduction / NuNatural Stevia New Flavors

Pork Tenderloin Medallions with Balsamic Reduction

Pork Tenderloin is such an amazing and versatile cut of meat. It’s lean and so easy to cook making it perfect for just about any day of the week. When you slice pork tenderloin and cook it on the stove top it becomes an easy weeknight entrée. This recipe includes a balsamic reduction that is nothing …

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Polenta Tamale Pie WWPP 8

Polenta Tamale Pie

The holidays are upon us and life just seems to be getting more hectic. Are you like me, short on time, have too many things on the to do list and yet need nourishment and prefer a home cooked meal to eating out? Then check out this quick & easy recipe that allows you to have dinner on the table from …

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Caesar Salad with Chile – Cilantro Dressing

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A Caesar salad usually conjures up visions of Italian food. When I saw this recipe with it’s Mexican/Southwest flavor profile I was intriqued. If you like cilantro you are going to love this salad. It has plenty of crunch too with crisp romaine lettuce and toasted pumpkin seeds. If you want to up the crunch …

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