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Meal Plan Week Two

Meal Plan Week Two

Meal Plan Week Two This is my second instalment of Lisa G Cooks Meal Plan.  With a little strategy and doubling up with some recipes you can have healthy, balanced dinners every night.  Also if you're game, you can do a little prep on the weekend... Okay, stay with...

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Spinach Dip in a Bread Bowl

 Spinach Dip in a Bread Bowl It’s still party season and here is a great way to get a head start on your New Year’s resolution. I’ve cut out a large amount of fat and calories by using fat free sour cream in place of mayo (and you can’t even tell!). Serves 12 ½ Cup...

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Roasted Vegetable Tomato Sauce

Roasted Vegetable Tomato Sauce This is a different approach to an Italian classic; the depth of flavour from the roasted vegetables is insane. It’s so hard to wrap my mind around the fact that this is healthy and low fat! 2 lb vine-ripened tomatoes 1 Medium onion,...

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Sausage and Mushroom Crostini

Sausage and Mushroom Crostini The recipe I chose for ReDux was from Rachel Ray 2 where she prepared Sausage Calzones. I was inspired by the Season and thought this would be a great party food (no one has to know you’ve cut out fat and calories). I’ve lightened this up...

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Peppermint Bark

Peppermint Bark I’ve totally jumped on the peppermint bandwagon but it’s for a very good reason; it’s delicious.  In fact, this peppermint bark is so delicious that it’s dangerous because it’s two bags of chocolate chips that I could eat in one sitting.  It’s so...

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Quick Night Tandoori

Quick Night Tandoori I have been obsessed with my Tandoori Chicken recipe since I made it but it is a ‘plan a-head’ recipe and sometimes time is not on my side. Here I have taken all of the yummy marinade and turned it into a delicious, rich sauce that is insane! This...

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Pasta in a Creamy Mushroom Sauce with Baby Spinach

Pasta in a Creamy Mushroom Sauce with Baby Spinach I’m sticking with my Not Enough Hours in the Day Theme, fa-la-la-la-la-la-la-la-laaaaaaa! I am festive but I’m also really, really busy (you know exactly what I’m talking about!). Enjoy this soul-satisfying pasta...

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Chocolate-Dipped Shortbread Cookies

Chocolate-Dipped Shortbread Cookies This is has been my go-to Christmas cookie recipe for years! I have no idea why I haven’t posted it sooner. I’ve made the cookies extra festive with the addition of the melted chocolate. Makes about 36 (depending on the size of your...

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Green Beans with a Creamy Sweet Onion-Mustard Sauce

Green Beans with a Creamy Sweet Onion-Mustard Sauce Here is a quick-cooking, healthy side, perfect for any holiday table using pantry ingredients. This is a cream sauce but it only has a half-tablespoon of butter. Serves 4 - 6 454 g (1 lb) Green beans, ends trimmed ½...

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Pasta in a Goat Cheese Sauce with Pan-Seared Scallops

Pasta in a Goat Cheese Sauce with Pan-Seared Scallops Here is another recipe inspired by the feeling of not enough hours in the day, especially at this time of year. This is not a creamy goat cheese sauce because I’ve thinned it out a lot to let the pasta absorb the...

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Spinach and Cheese Skillet Lasagna

 Spinach and Cheese Skillet Lasagna Yes, one more skillet lasagna but I’m doing this for a few reasons; first, they’re delicious. Second, they’re so easy and third you get home made lasagna in 30 minutes! Yes, you read that right, 30 minutes! At this time of year I...

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Roasted Vegetable Teriyaki

Roasted Vegetable Teriyaki I’m always looking for fast, easy, yummy, healthy recipes (that’s not asking too much is it?).  Anyway, I got the idea for this recipe when I had a mad craving for teriyaki sauce. One thing you need to note though is that you absolutely must...

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Turkey and Dumplings

Turkey and Dumplings I don’t know about you but I always make too much food, especially around the holidays so I have to come up with fun new ways to use up the leftovers; enter Turkey and Dumplings. Another fun fact you may or may not know about me (well Mike) is...

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