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Air Fryer Beef Jerky

Air Fryer Beef Jerky

January 29, 2023   16 Comments

This air fryer beef jerky recipe is for all of those looking for a new project. If you are like me, you are looking for some new projects.

Why air fryer beef jerky? Beef jerky is one of those foods that I would buy at the convenience store for a snack because many of the high sodium content and the questionable ingredients (mechanically separated chicken?).

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Mexican Zucchini Boats: A Better Burrito

Mexican Zucchini Boats: A Better Burrito

January 24, 2023   18 Comments

Mexican zucchini boats are for those that love burritos but not burrito tummy. You know what I am talking about!

The burrito sits in your belly and you moan, “How did I eat the whole thing?”

These boats are like burritos without the moaning. You use zucchini - which is great replacement for foods like pasta - check out pasta and zucchini recipe and baked zucchini lasagna.

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Healthy After School Snacks

25 ideas for Healthy After-School Snacks

January 21, 2023   14 Comments

These 25 ideas for healthy after-school snacks will stop you from scratching your head when your kids run in the door.

If you don't have kids and work outside the home check out my list of Best Healthy Office Snacks.

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Banana Oatmeal Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies

Banana Oatmeal Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies

January 17, 2023   23 Comments

My daughter thinks these banana oatmeal peanut butter chocolate chip cookies should be called “bites” instead of cookies.

I know what she is saying because this recipe doesn’t use the creamed butter and sugar that you find in the regular definition of “cookie”. But, if you can convince yourself that this healthy alternative is an actual cookie - you are set!

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Low Calorie Instant Pot Recipes

Low Calorie Instant Pot Recipes

January 14, 2023   12 Comments

Low calorie instant pot recipes are hard to find. Why? Because the Instant Pot is great for meaty stews and ribs.

I have made decadent food in my Instant Pot - a large amount of jerk chicken wings turned out heavenly - but I try not to cook this way on a daily basis.

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Best Vegetarian Chili

Best Vegetarian Chili

January 10, 2023   29 Comments

Are you looking for the best vegetarian chili? Of course you are! Who wants to settle for second best?

I luv chili and make it a lot during the winter. It is my go-to meal on a snowy day to heat myself from the inside out. My former favorite chili recipes include chili with cocoa powder and slow cooker quinoa chili. The chili with cocoa powder is made with beef and it is really good.

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Fast Banana Bread

Fast Banana Bread

January 7, 2023   20 Comments

This fast banana bread gets its speed from a waffle iron.

To say that I am a bit obsessed with my waffle iron is an understatement. I have made both an banana peanut butter waffle and a waffle potato bite.

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Healthy Baked Chicken Recipe

Healthy Baked Chicken Recipe

January 4, 2023   15 Comments

This healthy baked chicken recipe is for all the haters out there who don’t believe you can do anything with skinless chicken breast.

I used to think the same thing until I began working on it for my WW members. Hey, chicken breast without skin is zero points on Blue and Purple! You should try it.

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Mexican Chicken Soup Recipe

Mexican Chicken Soup Recipe

December 31, 2022   6 Comments

This Mexican chicken soup recipe will chase away the winter blues.

Why? Well first of all it is hot! Nothing like hot soup to warm you from the inside when the temperatures are low. Secondly, unlike my Low Carb Chicken Vegetable Soup and Slow Cooker Italian Chicken, Quinoa & Vegetable Soup, this Mexican soup has chili powder in it which will help you clear your sinuses.

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Healthy Baked Oatmeal

Healthy Baked Oatmeal **VIDEO**

December 26, 2022   63 Comments

Healthy baked oatmeal is always a hit in my house. It is like a muffin (and like a pudding).

I talk about oatmeal a lot and have featured two overnight recipes - Crockpot oatmeal with old fashioned oats and overnight oatmeal with chia seeds.

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