Brazilian Ham and Black Bean Soup


Yes, I am on a soup kick! Soup is easy to make, only gets one or two pans dirty and makes lots of servings. Plus, I find that a bowl of something warm is so satisfying and filling. I reviewed Pam Anderson’s “The Perfect Recipe for Losing Weight and Eating Great” recipe book last week …

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Multi Bean Soup with Turkey Kielbasa


Today I want to share this simple soup recipe that uses one of those bags of dried multi bean soup mix from the grocery store. It comes with a flavor packet but I toss that and use my own seasoning. This soup is very forgiving so use the veggies you have in the crisper, most …

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Cassoulet Style Italian Sausages and White Beans


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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Dulces de España – Sweets From Spain


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


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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