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Quick One-Pot Chili with Taco Seasoning

Quick One-Pot Chili with Taco Seasoning

Quick One-Pot Chili is full of vegetables, protein and a flavorful tomato broth with a hint of garlic and taco seasoning! all cooked in the one pan! This one-pot chili recipe is both satisfying and full of healthy goodness. My mom shared this quick chili recipe with...

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Seared Salmon in a Creamy Butter Sauce

Seared Salmon in a Creamy Butter Sauce

Pan-seared salmon with a creamy, garlicky butter sauce is a deliciously easy salmon recipe that can be ready in minutes! Searing salmon in a hot pan is one of my family’s favorite ways to eat salmon, and this recipe is one I make often for us. The butter...

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Fish Tacos with Spicy Dipping Sauce

Fish Tacos with Spicy Dipping Sauce

I want to share with you my all-time favorite fish tacos recipe! A lot of flavors go into these fish tacos consisting of fresh ingredients and perfectly seasoned fish. The spicy fish sauce is the best, you have got to include it - it’s creamy and has a kick to it from...

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One-Pot Healthy Soup With Lamb And Herbs

One-Pot Healthy Soup With Lamb And Herbs

A healthy bowl of a hot soup made out of Lamb and Herbs is the ultimate comforting recipe after a long trip or day. When I get home from a trip I usually make soup, like this one-pot healthy soup lamb and herbs or others that you could find here. Soup gives a...

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One-Pot Stovetop Chicken Soup With Potato

One-Pot Stovetop Chicken Soup With Potato

All in one pot Stove Top Chicken Soup with Vegetables simmers away while you get some work done around the house. The longer you simmer the more flavorful and soft it will be so an hour is suggested, even if potatoes are already soft. I just love soups that are...

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Garbanzo Bean Chicken Soup

Garbanzo Bean Chicken Soup

Garbanzo Bean Soup with Chicken hits all the nutritional benefits you need for a full lunch meal. It's packed with protein, beans, and vegetables. I enjoy warm soups all year long, but the best time to make them is during cold days when you just want to turn on the...

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The Turkey-Tryptophan-Sleep Connection

The Turkey-Tryptophan-Sleep Connection

Cold Salads Many of you have experienced eating your Thanksgiving dinner and promptly snoozing on the couch as a football game or holiday special drones on in the background on the TV. Everyone explains that it’s the turkey—but specifically the tryptophan...

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Baked Avocado with Eggs and Bacon

Baked Avocado with Eggs and Bacon

Baked avocado with egg and bacon makes a fantastic dish for breakfast or brunch. An added bonus—it doesn’t take much to prepare while offering a great deal of nutritional value. I love avocado and believe that you can add it to pretty much any dish. If you’re like...

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Vegetable Soup with Chicken and Rice

Vegetable Soup with Chicken and Rice

Level up from a classic chicken noodle soup for a Vegetable Soup with Chicken and Rice, fewer calories and more nutrition. It has been a while since I have posted a soup recipe. It is not because I haven't been cooking soups (I cook soups at least twice a week), but...

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Simple Crab Salad

Simple Crab Salad

This crab salad recipe is the easiest. Tastes good too. It's a great appetizer or to snack on for movie night. During the summer, with hotter weather, light meals are usually what is on the menu. A simple crab salad like this one. You can make it ahead of time and mix...

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Mango And Crab Salad

Mango And Crab Salad

Try this refreshingly sweet and creamy Crab-Mango Salad. Weird, but true my dentist inspired me to make this mango and crab salad. In a recent visit, my dentist described a salad his wife makes. Because I didn’t know all the ingredients she uses, I came home and...

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Cajun Chicken Salad

Cajun Chicken Salad

Cajun Chicken Salad is perfect for work lunch, and its easy to make ahead.  All you need for lunch is protein and vegetables - that is what most people will say when it comes to eating healthy. This Cajun chicken with greens avocado and tomato will not just give you a...

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Cajun Halibut with Sprouted Quinoa and Watercress

Cajun Halibut with Sprouted Quinoa and Watercress

Halibut is spiced with cajun in this delicious salad with Sprouted Quinoa and Watercress! Cajun halibut with sprouted quinoa and watercress is a light and satisfying meal. The best things about fish, is that it doesn't' take long to cook and is often high in protein....

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Chopped Salad With Red Wine Vinaigrette

Chopped Salad With Red Wine Vinaigrette

Sure, it might mean a little more prep work, but chopped salads are a great way to pack in the nutrition. Chopped salads are some of my favorite salads. I love to put everything into one bowl and mix it with a simple vinaigrette. This particular chopped salad was...

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Soup Kharcho

Soup Kharcho

Try this unique beef-rice soup! It is sure to warm you up on the cold winter days. Kharcho is a beef rice soup. There are many variations from family to family, but this is how I was taught to make it.It’s just a simple homemade soup made out of basic ingredients that...

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Green Herb Soup

Green Herb Soup

Enjoy this amazing Green Herb Soup, a perfect spring soup! There is nothing better than a fresh bowl of green herb soup on a sunny, but chilly, mid-March afternoon.My mom used to make this soup when I was a child, and now I serve it to my kids and they love it. When I...

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One-Pot Tender Beef and Vegetable Soup

One-Pot Tender Beef and Vegetable Soup

Quick and easy One-Pot Tender Beef and Vegetable Soup Recipe is beef, vegetables, and flavor for the whole family! Tender beef and vegetable soup is filling delicious weeknight dinner that smells heavenly. Meat is high in protein Like all meat, filet mignon is high in...

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Chicken Cobb Salad

Chicken Cobb Salad

Chicken is a delicious source of protein, and paired with the healthy fats of avocado and heart health-nutrients in tomatoes makes an amazingly delicious and nutritious salad meal in this Chicken Cobb Salad! We just returned from a fantastic trip to Las Vegas, where...

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Avocado Chicken Soup + Video

Avocado Chicken Soup + Video

Cozy up with a big warm bowl of Avocado Chicken Soup. Made with vegetables, herbs, and protein. With this delicious avocado chicken soup, you can lower the calorie intake from a traditional chicken noodle soup by substituting the noodles with avocado. You will still...

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Buffalo Chicken Salad with Dairy-Free Ranch

Buffalo Chicken Salad with Dairy-Free Ranch

Dairy-Free Ranch is a simple and delicious recipe, especially when it's paired with this Buffalo Chicken Salad! Sometimes celery gets boring on its own, don't you think? So why not add it to your salads? What better way to enjoy celery, than with buffalo chicken and...

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Butterhead Lettuce Chicken Wraps

Butterhead Lettuce Chicken Wraps

These Chicken Butter Lettuce Wraps are your solution for an easy chicken dinner that packs a punch of flavor. Finally! It's over! I can breathe again. December was B-U-S-Y! With the anniversary, birthdays, Christmas, family gatherings, office parties, New Years...

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Herring Under A Fur Coat

Herring Under A Fur Coat

 This traditional Russian Salad is easier to create than you think! Create beautiful layers of a salad easily! If you have never had a layered salad with seafood, in this case herring, you simply just should. It may not be what you are really used to, or how you would...

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Roasted Potatoes with Turkey and Mushrooms

Roasted Potatoes with Turkey and Mushrooms

Roasted Potatoes with Turkey Bacon and Mushrooms is a very simple but delicious dish. It is that time of year again, when pots and pans are used often. I personally like the simple, quick and easy recipes. Like this roasted potatoes with turkey and mushrooms. How much...

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Christmas Wreath Arugula Salad With Avocado Dressing

Christmas Wreath Arugula Salad With Avocado Dressing

Christmas Wreath Salad with Avocado Dressing is creamy and crunchy! Easy to prepare and makes a great presentation. I have been busy with my last assignments for school, and while I always think about posting a recipe, I just can't find the time. My husband and I will...

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Turkey Salad With Dairy-Free Ranch Dressing

Turkey Salad With Dairy-Free Ranch Dressing

Chopped Salad with Turkey and a Dairy-Free Ranch Dressing. The perfect lunch. Ever since meeting my husband ten years ago, I have had to adopt spontaneity as a lifestyle. We rarely plan in advance for trips or events. For example, if you ask me what I am doing for...

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Tuna Salad With Avocado Dressing

Tuna Salad With Avocado Dressing

Low-Calorie Tuna Salad Wraps with an Avocado Creamy Dressing have a sensational flavor and they're good for you, too! My husband and I came back from Toronto recently, which is where we met ten years ago. It was a great trip, and we got lucky with beautiful fall...

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Avocado With Chicken And Mango Salad

Avocado With Chicken And Mango Salad

Chicken breast with vegetables are some of the most popular salads and Avocado with Chicken and Mango Salad is no exception.  What are some of the Benefits of Mango? Putting sweet and savory ingredients in one bowl saves time on the dishes and gives you the sweet and...

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Broccoli Salad With Pumpkin Seeds, Raisins, and Bacon

Broccoli Salad With Pumpkin Seeds, Raisins, and Bacon

You will love this crunchy superfood Broccoli Salad with Pumpkin Seeds, Raisins, and Bacon!  It's Friday. It has been a busy, busy week. Not that getting my business degree hasn't been a handful, but also I started my journey on getting my nutrition...

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Bbq Chicken Salad

Bbq Chicken Salad

The flavors are all in one bowl in this Mexican BBQ Chicken Salad! Creamy, sweet, crunch, satisfying all the flavors you are craving.  It's the last week of summer vacation for my kiddos. It has been a great summer, spent many weekends with family and friends,...

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Prosciutto Wrapped Asparagus And Cheese

Prosciutto Wrapped Asparagus And Cheese

To assemble this fancy appetizers all you need is a few asparagus, some slices of prosciutto and cheese. Prosciutto wrapped asparagus makes a great party appetizer with little prep time. It's crispy and soft.   Benefits fo Asparagus It's crispy and soft. Along with...

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Roasted Little Potatoes With Vegetables And Bacon

Roasted Little Potatoes With Vegetables And Bacon

This one-pan dish is the ultimate side dish - Trader Joe's Seasoning Roasted Potatoes with Vegetables and Bacon. I love this recipe of roasted little potatoes with vegetables and bacon. Try to find the seasoning at Trader Joe's, but If you don't have a Trader Joe's...

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Seared Brussel Sprouts With Bacon And Cheese

Seared Brussel Sprouts With Bacon And Cheese

This Seared Brussel Sprouts with Bacon and Cheese is a perfect addition to your brunch menu. Once I tried brussel sprouts I got attached. And recently, after visiting a restaurant and ordering a side dish of seared Brussel sprouts, it made me want to run home and sear...

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Chicken Vegetable Rice Bowl

Chicken Vegetable Rice Bowl

There is a load of flavor in this Chicken Vegetable Rice Bowl. It makes a great easy meal dinner for the whole family to enjoy. Will your health benefit from Chicken Vegetable Rice Bowl? Short answer, yes! Chicken veggie rice bowl will diffidently fill you up! You...

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Quick Cucumber Crab Salad

Quick Cucumber Crab Salad

Just 2 steps to this quick health beneficial Cucumber Crab Salad Seafood? Yes, please! Protein? Of course! Usually, when I am creating a salad, I use the ingredients that I crave, or that are looking great at the supermarket. What I like about Cucumber Crab Salad The...

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Garlic Herb Lemon Chicken Salad

Garlic Herb Lemon Chicken Salad

Looking for a Chicken salad to take to work? Garlic Herb Lemon Chicken Salad can be made ahead of time. Do you like to cook with chicken breast? Chicken is one of my family’s favorite kind of meat. What is great about chicken is that the recipes for it are endless....

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Make-Ahead Chicken Skewer Salad

Make-Ahead Chicken Skewer Salad

A salad like this chicken skewer with strawberries and greens. you can make prep ahead of time and enjoy after a long day. Fourth of July is over and it's time to get back to work. Recipes like this help you stay on tract of eating healthy, and when you will be hungry...

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Tuna Avocado Salad

Tuna Avocado Salad

This Tuna Avocado Salad is not only packed with amazing flavors, but it is also a bowl full of protein, fiber and healthy fats! Why should you make tuna your next meal choice? Simply because it's packed with vitamins and nutrients. Many people know eggs and meat...

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Sweet Balsamic Chicken Cherry Salad

Sweet Balsamic Chicken Cherry Salad

When life is all about hustling, and you still want to eat healthy, try this Balsamic Sweet Dijon Chicken Cherry Salad. You can make the chicken ahead of time so you can take it on the go. Hopefully, everyone had a great weekend! Here in the Northwest, it was a hot...

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Best Balsamic Chicken Salad

Best Balsamic Chicken Salad

With the perfect balance of sweet and tangy, balsamic glaze adds a delicious, deep rich color and intense flavor to this Mozzarella Balsamic Chicken Salad. When I was at the age of seven or so, I remember my mom had me go pick blackberries. Unlike strawberries,...

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Apricot Chicken Salad With Honey Mustard Dressing

Apricot Chicken Salad With Honey Mustard Dressing

High in fiber and protein salad combines sweet and savory. Apricot Chicken Salad with a drizzle of Honey Mustard Dressing. Healthy Benefits of Apricots Apricots are one of the first fruit of summer. They are an excellent source of fiber and vitamin C. This orange...

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Smoked Salmon Avocado Feta Salad

Smoked Salmon Avocado Feta Salad

A common bagel topping is also great in a salad. A Smoked Salmon Avocado Feta Salad that is.  Smoked salmon per USDA considered as a protein food, it also a fatty fish which helps you consume your oil allowance for the day. Smoked salmon should, however, be used...

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Classic Chicken Caesar Salad and Homemade Caesar Dressing

Classic Chicken Caesar Salad and Homemade Caesar Dressing

A Classic Chicken Ceasar Salad and a crazy good homemade Caesar Dressing!  You won't need to eat out when you can make healthy and quick recipes at home.  Homemade Caesar Dressing Not all Caesar salads are created equal, but if you make it at home you know for sure...

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Apple Crab Salad

Apple Crab Salad

A sweet delicate taste of crab meat goes well with a sour apple. An Apple Crab Salad may sound a bit strange, but give it a try! Crab meat can help run your metabolism, and most of the meat is protein. Get the real crab meat - not the fake so that you can get all the...

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Breakfast Bacon and Egg Salad

Breakfast Bacon and Egg Salad

A great start to any day is when you enjoy a good Breakfast Egg and Bacon Salad, it will fill you up and help you make healthy choices throughout the day. Breakfast doesn't need to be boring! Eating a satisfying, healthy breakfast can improve your concentration...

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Filet Mignon Beef Salad

Filet Mignon Beef Salad

The best skillet Filet Mignon Beef marinated in ginger sauce combined with greens. It’s so easy to sear a juicy beef tenderloin that melts in your mouth with every bite. Even better when served with some greens. Nutritional benefits of this Filet Mignon Beef Salad I...

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Avocado-Stuffed Chicken

Avocado-Stuffed Chicken

It may not be a salad, but this Avocado Stuffed Chicken is healthy and easy meal packed with fiber and protein.  An avocado is a superfood! It's rich in 20 vitamins and minerals, all so very important for a healthy you. It's rich in vitamin C to support bones and...

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Teriyaki Chicken Salad

Teriyaki Chicken Salad

Anyone who loves teriyaki flavors will love this warm and satisfying Teriyaki Glazed Chicken Salad. When you make a sauce from scratch you know what you are putting into your body. I love to make sauces from scratch. Sauces from scratch usually don't require as many...

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Chicken-Mushroom Veggie Salad

Chicken-Mushroom Veggie Salad

Chicken-Mushroom Veggie Salad is a cold salad with a hint of spices and many health benefits! This Chicken with Mushroom and Vegetables salad combines so many health benefits with just a hint of spice! Main ingredients of chicken, mushroom, and vegetable salad This...

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