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BBQ Chicken Bacon Ranch Salad

Spin your craving for chicken bacon ranch into a delicious, fully-loaded salad (478 calories/ 9 WW points) with the easiest ever bbq chicken, crumbled bacon, black beans, corn, avocado, fried onion strings, and a homemade healthy ranch dressing drizzled on top. We can all safely put to rest the notion Read more…

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Cream of Mushroom and Wild Rice Soup

Rich, creamy, thick, comforting, soul warming, and crazy delicious! Yet, you will never believe just how nutritious this Vegan Cream of Mushroom and Wild Rice Soup actually is… Looks like I’ve been in “revisiting old posts” mode lately… Trust me, it’s not a bad thing; not a bad thing at Read more…

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Lucky Charms Treats

Turns out there IS a way to make a better Rice Krispie Treats recipe—by using another favorite cereal. These kid-friendly Lucky Charms Treats are a quick no bake dessert made with only 3 ingredients: butter, marshmallows, and Lucky Charms. You can even make them pink for Valentine’s Day! If you Read more…

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What I Love This Week

This week we lost my aunt Margie. She was the oldest of my mom’s eight siblings and that explains a lot of the nurturer she was. I’ll always remember her walking into our apartment with big bags of groceries the morning after we found out my dad died. We didn’t Read more…

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Thai Coconut Curry Soup

Bursting with all kinds of zesty exotic flavors, coconut sweetness and a bit of a spicy kick, this wholesome and comforting Thai Coconut Curry Soup tastes as heavenly as it is easy to prepare! This Thai Coconut Curry Soup is perfect for those nights when you really don’t feel like Read more…

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Lighter Kung Pao Shrimp

It’s not often that you find a recipe that tastes as good as any restaurant version, has just 300 calories / 4 WW points, and only takes 15 minutes to make, but Kung pao shrimp is amazing like that. It’s a shrimp stir fry with bell pepper, scallions, and chopped Read more…

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Oven Roasted Beet Salad

Don’t redecorate the kitchen or waste another piece of foil to cook your beets! Simply throw them whole in a Dutch oven, to concentrate and seal in their sweet and earthy flavor, then easily turn them into this nutrition-packed, scrumptious Oven Roasted Beet Salad! Beets = crazy good stuff, right? Read more…