Turkey Veggie Wrap and Review of 20 years Younger

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When the weather warms up I enjoy having a sandwich for lunch. Bulking them up with fresh veggies is a good way to keep the calories down and with all that natural fiber its quite filling.  Look for flat breads that are thin so you have more surface area to pile on the veggies and …

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Easy Quick Microwave Polenta

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What was once considered a simple peasant food, polenta which is made from ground cornmeal, has gained popularity as a gourmet food. You have probably seen it on menus of many upscale restaurants. The traditional cooking method requires slow cooking cornmeal and water on the stove top while constantly stirring. Stir- ins like butter or a …

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Carrot Cake

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What goes better with Spring than a carrot cake? There are so many recipes for carrot cake. I found several that looked promising and of course I altered the ingredient list to use what I had in my pantry. I tried to make it lighter and a bit healthier by using whole wheat pastry flour …

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Grilled Lemon Garlic Chicken

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It doesn’t get any easier than chicken breasts cooked on an outdoor gas grill! What I like about this recipe is the chicken only needs to marinate for 30 -40 minutes. Not a lot of pre-planning or waiting required. I love that! The marinade was borrowed from a chicken dish I make in the oven. …

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Chewy Pecan Bars

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If you have followed my blog for very long you know that I believe in eating healthy 80% of the time and allowing a little room for sweet treats now and then. If I am going to indulge I want it to be something incredible and worthy of those extra calories.These pecan bars fit all …

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