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Homemade Pizza

I found some whole wheat pizza dough at my local Trader Joe’s & decided to give it a try. This was a wonderful, crispy & delicious pizza… it was a big hit with all of us (especially the kids)....

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Roasted Grape Tomatoes with Feta Cheese

We love tomatoes and eat them all the time. Roasting them in the oven gives them a sweetness that is mouth watering & delicious. They melt in your mouth! The feta cheese & balsamic vinegar top them off nicely....

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Chicken Sausages with Onions, Peppers & Potatoes

I didn’t feel like cooking last night but decided it would be much easier than going out. I grabbed a few things I had in the the fridge, threw them together and ended up really liking it. It was...

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Brown Rice with Mushrooms & Peas

This is one of my Dad’s favorite dishes. There is something very comforting about this side dish and I think it’s because it reminds me of my childhood. I have changed it a bit by using brown rice and...

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Chocolate Self Saucing Pudding Cake

This dessert has a crazy name but it is decadent yet not too sweet. I discovered this recipe on the internet and made it for my husband’s birthday last night. It bakes into a cake with a gooey chocolate...

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Baked Tomatoes

This is a very easy side dish to make and they taste delicious. Both of my kids love these tomatoes & so do my husband and I. They pair nicely with, pork, chicken, beef or fish. The crunchy bread...

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Pot Roast

I love pot roast and I love cooking in my Dutch oven so this is a regular in our house. My kids both love the tender meat & sauce. This was a favorite of mine growing up and it’s...

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Black Bean & Cheese Quesadilla

This is a great lunch… It’s very quick to make and my kids love it. I usually make a quick batch of guacamole for delicious dipping! I also serve with sour cream & salsa too. 2 flour tortillas 1/4...

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Balsamic and Garlic Flank Steak with Blue Cheese Crumbles

I grew up eating steaks with a blue cheese & butter sauce that my Dad makes. It’s the most wonderful topping (in the world) but it isn’t healthy. I found some low fat blue cheese (WAHOO) and decided to...

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Chicken Teriyaki Burger with Grilled Pineapple

This is a favorite in our house. It’s a perfect combination of savory & sweet with a bit of crunch. It’s easy to make, kid friendly and really good. This burger pairs nicely with baked thick cut fries. 3-4...