Tag Archives: low calorie

Problems with Hostgator and WordPress and Website – GRRRRR – and a low calorie dinner

Hope none of you are using Hostgator to host and manage your websites? I spent over 6 hours trying to fix a problem on this site yesterday with techs who could not put a sentence in English together and kept … Continue reading

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Eating salmon – a lot! Making it interesting

 Salmon is a wonderful fish – and eating it often instead of meat is a good idea for weight control. In fact I have found that eating fish 5 times a week helps me maintain my weight and I enjoy … Continue reading

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Chicken, Capers, Artichokes – easy tasty meal! Don’t overcook the chicken!

This was a fast easy meal as long as you have all the ingredients – which I did! Chicken Breast Cutlets with Artichokes and Capers Ingredients 1 cup white flour 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/8 teaspoon black pepper, or to taste … Continue reading

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Ground turkey – boring? Not with this amazing recipe!

Turkey Meatballs and Little Farm Tomato Sauce Ingredients 1 small onion, grated 3 garlic cloves, minced 1 large egg 1/4 cup dried bread crumbs 3 tablespoons ketchup 1/4 cup chopped fresh Italian parsley leaves 1/4 cup grated Parmesan 1/4 cup grated Pecorino … Continue reading

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The most divine minestrone soup !

We love minestrone – but this one was the best ever as we cooked it in the slow cooker. Enjoy! Crock Pot/Slow Cooker Minestrone Soup ( Low in Calories too – about 200 calories for 2 cups) Ingredients: 1 (15 oz) … Continue reading

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Low Calorie Mash – mashed cauliflower that is! Served with smoked chicken and salad – yum!

Yes it doesn’t sound so great but it tastes amazing! Truly! Give it  a try! Ingredients: 1 cauliflower 1 TBSP of Oil ( canola or olive) 1 medium sized onion 1 large garlic clove 2 -4 TBSP of non fat … Continue reading

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Getting ready for a great 2016

How are you preparing for a great 2016? More time with family? With friends? Doing exercise? Eating right? Sigh. So many resolutions. Small steps seem to work best – one day at a time? I always set such high standards … Continue reading

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Broccoli Salad – divine! Easy to make with kids!

I love broccoli and so do my grandsons. This is a super recipe ( easy and fast) and can be made with lower fat Turkey bacon. The kids love to do this -especially breaking the broccoli and cauliflower florets off … Continue reading

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Peach and Feta Salad – YUM! EASY for cooking with kids

I love peaches and make our own feta from our goats milk. What could be better than this combination! Make the salad with your kids – its easy and healthy. Here is a super recipe for a summer lunch or … Continue reading

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Chicken and Almonds – yum! Cooking with kids to make this easy low cal dish with Butternut Squash Mash and Oven Fries

I love nuts and chicken together – especially when cooking with kids – along with my favorite Panko breadcrumbs this makes for a low cal quick weektime dish – which is no fuss so you could easily do this on … Continue reading

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Tuesday Tips – Chicken with Apple Cider – Cooking with Kids is SOOO Much Fun!

Apple Cider Chicken: ( ADAPTED FROM COOKING LIGHT ON LINE RECIPES – 2/29/12) There are SOOO many ways to cook chicken. Thankfully! We love chicken – and its a good leftover dish too. Here you can use up those extra … Continue reading

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Tasty Thursdays – Gluten Free Magnificent Chicken in a Bowl- A One Dish Meal!

Background: One of the winners of a special offer that we did, asked me if I could do some gluten free recipes. And here is one that is really very good, easy and a one dish meal. It also happens … Continue reading

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Tasty Thursdays – Chicken and Cooking with Kids!

Background: We eat a lot of chicken  – and frankly I just don’t enjoy chicken breasts as much as thighs. However my family ( kids mainly) love breast meat – so I always mix the light and dark meat up. This is an easy … Continue reading

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