Category Archive: Quick/Easy

Whole Wheat CousCous Salad & More Healthy Lunch Box Ideas

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Have you ever noticed that when someone else cooks for you the food tastes even better? Since I am the main cook around here it’s pure delight when someone cooks for me. While my mom was in town for the wedding she made one of our favorite from scratch meals – her homemade Runzas.  Don’t …

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Broccoli, Bacon & Toasted Almond Salad

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This is a light and refreshing broccoli salad made without any mayo! I cut back on the amount of sugar and have to admit that I doubled the amount of bacon – but before you think I went overboard on bacon let me tell you that I still only used 2 slices of bacon! Ha, …

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Quick & Easy Edamame For The Snack Attack

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Sometimes I am hit by the snack attack in the late afternoon. It’s usually about 4 hours after lunch and my blood sugar is starting to dip a little low so I need a pick me up to hold me over until dinner. I try to make those snacks a nutritional balance of good carbohydrates, …

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Easy Wonton Soup

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One of my favorite places to go for Chinese food is PF Chang’s. Their won ton soup is delicious and hubby Tom and I like to order the large bowl which is brought to the table in a very large soup urn for sharing. It’s so flavorful and satisfying. It’s also a favorite of daughter Katy’s. Over …

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White Chocolate Almond Butter Cookies & A Very Berry Dessert

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Fresh berries are in season and they are juicy and sweet! I love all kinds of berries but strawberries are at the top of my list. They are perfect on their own but if you wish to take them to the next level, here is a lovely serving suggestion for you. For those of you …

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