Chicken Salad Lettuce Wraps

plate of chicken salad wraps

Enjoy a simple, delicious chicken salad loaded with apples and almonds in this easy recipe for Chicken Salad Lettuce Wraps. Looking for a tasty lunch that’s not too heavy? Want something quick and easy to prep? Can’t decide between a salad or a sandwich?  The answer to your queries is found in a super simple […]

Spaghetti Squash Jambalaya

Spaghetti Squash Jambalaya just may be one of my favorite low-carb recipes. Hot and spicy with a touch of sweetness from the squash, it’s the perfect healthy supper that feels like so much more. Craving something hot and spicy for supper tonight? Don’t want a lot of fuss to make it? Looking for something healthy […]

Egg Salad BLT Sandwich

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Can’t decide between an egg salad sandwich and a BLT? You don’t have to! This Egg Salad BLT sandwich combines them both into one fantastic meal. Sandwiches often get a bad rap. Boring. Mundane. Predictable. Seriously? That’s crazy talk. There’s so much you can do with a sandwich that you can’t possibly become bored! Change […]

Shepherd’s Pie with Cheddar Mash

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Shepherd’s Pie is a hearty, filling dish featuring meat, vegetables, and gravy under a fluffy bed of mashed potatoes. Bake this up for some ultimate comfort food. You ready for some good old fashioned, comfort food? Well then, Shepherd’s Pie is where it’s at. Tender veggies, hearty meat, luscious gravy, all topped with creamy mashed […]

How to Bake Bacon in the Oven

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Quit standing by the stove getting splattered by bacon grease. Learn to bake bacon in the oven to make it easier — so you can eat more bacon, more often! Bacon just may be a magical meat. First off, it tastes amazing. I’ve known many a person to give up their vegetarian ways in the […]

Homemade Vegetable Chow Mein

Have a hankering for Chinese take-out tonight? Mix up a batch of this Homemade Vegetable Chow Mein. You’ll enjoy a great dish and save some money, too! For as long as I can remember, my children’s childhood favorite — and my childhood favorite! — takeout has been Chinese food. Please note that I am talking […]

Chimichangas

Chimichangas are crispy burritos that are easy to make at home! While frying is traditional, you can also crisp them on the griddle or bake them in the oven. Have you ever had a chimichanga? Basically it’s a crispy burrito, usually deep fried. It’s considered Tex-Mex, Southwestern fare, but it may just be Cal-Mex as […]

Smoky Bean Soup

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Reminiscent of canned bean with bacon soup — without the bacon or the can! — this Smoky Bean Soup is an economical and filling, without much fuss. If you grew up eating soup from cans with red labels, you may have been a fan of Bean with Bacon soup. I know I was. I can […]