Recipe Index

Appetizers

Lasagna Cups

Warm, cheesy, and healthy are a perfect way to describe one of lives most loved meals, LASAGNA! I have know doubt that you, your family, and your guests will enjoy every bite of these adorable mini Lasagna Cups. Lasagna is one of my families favorite dinner...
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Chocolate Covered Peanut Butter Pretzels

Chocolate Covered Peanut Butter Pretzels are a delicious sweet and salty treat that is simple, quick, and easy for this Holiday Season.  They are the perfect bite sized h’ordeuvre for any party you may be attending or hosting.  Smothered with...
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Spinach Teriyaki Chicken Salad

This Spinach Teriyaki Chicken Salad is a healthy way to enjoy the holidays and not compromise on flavor. The delicious lite teriyaki vinaigrette really make this salad pop. Salad is such a fun and easy way to make a quick and healthy side or meal in just...
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Eggnog Thumbprint Cookies

The Holidays are here and the yummy seasonal favorites are lining the shelves at the stores. So tis the season with these simply delicious Eggnog Thumbprint Cookies. Eggnog…such a creamy beverage of holiday cheer. Most often eggnog has some added spirits to...
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Roasted Brussels Sprouts and Bacon

Fresh roasted vegetables, garlic, and bacon are the three key ingredients to these perfectly Roasted Brussels Sprouts and Bacon. I have to admit growing up the thought of having to eat brussels sprouts would make me want to run and hide in my room, NOT a fan, but...
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Chicken Mini Phyllo Cups

What is a phyllo cup? Just about the cutest little edible appetizer holder, which make these Chicken Mini Phyllo Cups a delicious petite appetizer with a thai flare. I am so in love with phyllo cups, they turn whatever your making into something...
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Tuna and Apple Salad in Apple Cups

Tuna and Apple Salad in Apple Cups is just about the cutest salad I have made, not to mention the sweet and tangy flavors that add a wonderful flare to such a pretty presentation. This Tuna and Apple Salad in Apple Cups reminds me of something you would eat out on...
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Pineapple-Black Bean Guacamole

You haven’t had guacamole until you have tried this Pineapple Black-Bean Guacamole. Seriously, this is hands down the best I have had. Bursting with flavor and a whee bit of heat you are going to love every last bite. How can guacamole be that...
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BBQ

Skinny BBQ Chicken Flatbread Pizza

If you have 20 minutes and need a quick and healthy dinner, lunch, or snack idea well here it is! Skinny BBQ Chicken Flatbread Pizza is loaded with chicken, cheese and veggies all topped off with a sweet and savory BBQ sauce. When trying to live a healthier...
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Asian Honey BBQ Chicken Drumettes

It’s officially un-official, Memorial Weekend strikes the first signs of Summer and these Asian Honey BBQ Chicken Drumettes are a perfect way to get the Summer rolling. Memorial Day is a great day to honor all those who have and continue to fight for our...
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Skinny Double Chocolate Pie

What happens when white chocolate meets dark chocolate? A heavenly Skinny Double Chocolate Pie topped with creamy cool whip and fresh ripened fruit just in time for Summer. I have to admit I am not much of a pie maker, but this Skinny Double Chocolate Pie was one...
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Bacon-Wrapped Shrimp Kabobs with Orange-Chipotle Sauce

Fire up the grill or heat up your grill pan because these Bacon Wrapped Shrimp Kabobs with Orange Chipotle Sauce are going to light up your tastebuds and are nothing less than extraordinary. I love summer and I know I have mentioned how much I love to BBQ so...
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Chicken with Strawberry Avocado Salsa

Super fast, super easy, and super delicious is all it takes to make this flavorful sweet and tangy Chicken with Strawberry Avocado Salsa. This Chicken with Strawberry Avocado Salsa was so easy to make, the hard part was not eating all the juicy strawberries before...
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Maui Wowi Burgers

I am not sure these even need an introduction! Hamburgers, hotdogs, and pineapples all stacked between two Hawaiian buns equals one crazy delicious Maui Wowi Burger. I am a BBQ fanatic, it is so easy, way less clean up and makes everything taste amazing. Now I...
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Teriyaki BBQ Chicken

Teriyaki BBQ Chicken is so rich in flavor and BBQ goodness it is going to make you want to  rip your BBQ cover off and hear the pop of the propane as you fire it up for the first time. The spring and summer are coming and my grill is fired up and ready to go....
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Beef

Beef Tenderloin with Balsamic Tomatoes

Beef Tenderloin with Balsamic Tomatoes is a delicious piece of manly meat yet has an elegant and flavorful womanly glaze that is to die for. Father’s Day is right around the corner and this Beef Tenderloin with Balsamic Tomatoes would be a perfect recipe...
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Maui Wowi Burgers

I am not sure these even need an introduction! Hamburgers, hotdogs, and pineapples all stacked between two Hawaiian buns equals one crazy delicious Maui Wowi Burger. I am a BBQ fanatic, it is so easy, way less clean up and makes everything taste amazing. Now I...
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Slow Cooker Pot Roast with Roasted Red Potatoes

Who was the man, I ‘d like to shake his hand, he made life easier for me.  That is why this Slow Cooker Pot Roast with Roasted Red Potatoes is a delicious and great way to end your day. Oh the slow cooker, how do I love thee, let me count the ways. The...
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Ginger Beef Fried Rice

Ginger Beef Fried Rice is an incredibly fast fix for a delicious healthy meal in less than 30 minutes. I love to cook with ginger because not only is it amazing for you the smell of it cooking is so aromatic it makes my mouth water. Ginger Beef Fried Rice is...
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Beef Shanghai Noodles

Beef Shanghai Noodles with broccoli and snap peas will bring the Feng shui around the dinner table tonight! Such a sweet and savory mix of sweet oranges and soy sauce with a flare of heat from the red pepper flakes infused into the beef.  Every bite...
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Bread

Cinnamon Rolls with Maple Icing

Fresh, warm, and gooey right out of the oven, these puff pastry Cinnamon Rolls with Maple Icing are as simple to make as they are delicious to eat. Cinnabon move over, because these Cinnamon Rolls with Maple Icing are taking over my kitchen. Ok, I am not going to...
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Sourdough Artichoke Stuffing

Just like my Mama’s stuffing, this Sourdough Artichoke Stuffing will be the last thing placed on the table, and the first thing to be eaten. Warm and delicious right out the oven and bursting with bold mouthwatering flavors. Stuffing!!  One of my...
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Blackberry Chia Jam

There is just something delicious about homemade jam, and this Blackberry Chia Jam is bursting with flavor and packed full of nutrients with a little help from the adorable chia seed. There are just some things in life that always make us smile and I have to...
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Homemade Maple Bars

When it comes to indulging a Homemade Maple Bar sure hits the spot. Warm, soft, and gooey, layered with an amazing maple glaze, breakfast just got a little sweeter. I know, I know, you are probably thinking why on earth am I tempting you with a fresh batch...
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Lemon Blueberry Yogurt Bread

Bursting with blueberries, flavored just perfectly with lemon zest, and topped off with a lite lemon glaze,this Lemon Blueberry Yogurt Bread is just what you need this Summer. Lemon Blueberry Yogurt Bread is love at first bite. The yogurt makes this bread so moist...
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Cinnamon Raisin Banana French Toast Casserole with Oat Crumble

This is one of those recipes where a pictures says a thousand words. Cinnamon Raisin Banana French Toast Casserole with Oat Crumble is hands down mmmm mmmm GOOD. Cinnamon Raisin Banana French Toast Casserole is the breakfast that can be eaten anytime of the day...
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Skinny Banana Bread Donuts

A donut by any other name is sweet indulgence, that is why these Skinny Banana Bread Donuts dipped in warm dark chocolate are going to spoil you with pure delight.   Growing up I have the best memories of riding my bike up to our local donut shop and standing...
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Breakfast

Cinnamon Rolls with Maple Icing

Fresh, warm, and gooey right out of the oven, these puff pastry Cinnamon Rolls with Maple Icing are as simple to make as they are delicious to eat. Cinnabon move over, because these Cinnamon Rolls with Maple Icing are taking over my kitchen. Ok, I am not going to...
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Pumpkin and Cream Cheese Muffins with Walnut Streusel

My cup runneth over with pumpkin, with these moist, cakey Pumpkin and Cream Cheese Muffins dusted with warm walnut streusel. Oh thank heaven for muffin mornings. Growing up I LOVED making muffins. Every Friday night I would make a big batch of blueberry, bran,...
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Bagel French Toast

Cooked to a golden brown, dripping with warm maple syrup, and garnished with seasonal fruit and a dust of powdered sugar, this Bagel French Toast is a breakfast delight. Such a fun idea to turn bagels into French Toast. Each person can pick there favorite bagel or...
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Blackberry Chia Jam

There is just something delicious about homemade jam, and this Blackberry Chia Jam is bursting with flavor and packed full of nutrients with a little help from the adorable chia seed. There are just some things in life that always make us smile and I have to...
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Homemade Maple Bars

When it comes to indulging a Homemade Maple Bar sure hits the spot. Warm, soft, and gooey, layered with an amazing maple glaze, breakfast just got a little sweeter. I know, I know, you are probably thinking why on earth am I tempting you with a fresh batch...
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Lemon Blueberry Yogurt Bread

Bursting with blueberries, flavored just perfectly with lemon zest, and topped off with a lite lemon glaze,this Lemon Blueberry Yogurt Bread is just what you need this Summer. Lemon Blueberry Yogurt Bread is love at first bite. The yogurt makes this bread so moist...
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Fried Egg and Avocado Toast

Sunny side up just got even better with this amazing Fried Egg and Avocado Toast.  It will satisfy you  for breakfast, lunch, or dinner.  If you are looking for a quick, healthy and easy anytime meal or snack idea look no further than...
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Strawberry-Mango Smoothie

Thick, creamy, berry goodness is all blended together in this colorful Strawberry-Mango Smoothie just waiting to be enjoyed by kids and kids young at heart! Smoothies are such a fun thing to make because you can add so many different types of fruits to them to...
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Casseroles

Balsamic Chicken with Mushrooms and Asparagus

Make dinner delicious, fast, and healthy without compromising on taste!  This Balsamic Chicken with Mushrooms and Asparagus will be addition to your dinner table any night of the week It has been a long time since I posted a recipe blog post, but I am excited...
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Healthy Sweet Potato Bake

Oh my goodness, this Healthy Sweet Potato Bake is full of natural sweetness, melts in your mouth and is a great side dish for all your Holiday festivities. This Healthy Sweet Potato Bake is perfect if you want to enjoy your potatoes without hiding them with layers...
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Quick Chicken Tortilla Bake

Quick Chicken Tortilla Bake comes right out of the oven ready to eat and with only 5 simple ingredients the grocery list is as simple as this is to make. Ok who loves tortillas? Go ahead and raise you hand, I am. Who loves chicken? I KNOW I do, I...
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Oven Baked Chicken Fajitas

One dish, fresh ingredients and 30 minutes is all you need to make these simply delicious and healthy Oven Baked Chicken Fajitas. I liken these Oven Baked Chicken Fajitas to a crockpot meal, one dish and set them in the oven and your done. These Oven Baked...
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Chicken Sausage Jambalaya

Son of a Gun, it’s time to have some fun on the Bayou, with this Chicken Sausage Jambalaya. So fire up your pots and enjoy this one pot wonder. I have to tell you I have never had jambalaya, but boy have I been missing out. This Chicken Sausage Jambalaya was...
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Chipotle Shrimp Bowls with Cilantro Lime Cream Sauce

Hello delicious! Fire and ice meet Chipotle Shrimp Bowls with Cilantro Lime Cream Sauce. There is no doubt a little bit of firecracker hiding in these flavorful pan seared shrimp you don’t want to miss. Pan seared shrimp setteled in a quick chipotle marinade...
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Salsa Verde Chicken and Rice

One pot simplicity starts here with this amped up Salsa Verde Chicken and Rice. Full of flavor and ready in under 30 minutes, you could be done making it by the time you read this post! Salsa is definitely underrated when it comes to cooking. I forget how much...
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Philly Chicken Stuffed Peppers

Philly Chicken Stuffed Peppers may not exactly look like a Philly Cheesesteak, but they are loaded with Philly cheese flavor, low in carbs, and taste amazing. Philly Chicken Stuffed Peppers may not be the good ole Philly Cheesesteaks we all know and love, but it is...
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Chicken

Balsamic Chicken with Mushrooms and Asparagus

Make dinner delicious, fast, and healthy without compromising on taste!  This Balsamic Chicken with Mushrooms and Asparagus will be addition to your dinner table any night of the week It has been a long time since I posted a recipe blog post, but I am excited...
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Sweet and Sour Pomegranate Thai Chicken Enchiladas

A delicious sweet and sour thai infused sauce covers these chicken enchiladas and then are smothered with just the right amount of cheese, avocado, cilantro, and pomegranates to tantalize your every taste bud. If you are a lover of enchiladas, you are...
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Chicken Mini Phyllo Cups

What is a phyllo cup? Just about the cutest little edible appetizer holder, which make these Chicken Mini Phyllo Cups a delicious petite appetizer with a thai flare. I am so in love with phyllo cups, they turn whatever your making into something...
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Quick Chicken Tortilla Bake

Quick Chicken Tortilla Bake comes right out of the oven ready to eat and with only 5 simple ingredients the grocery list is as simple as this is to make. Ok who loves tortillas? Go ahead and raise you hand, I am. Who loves chicken? I KNOW I do, I...
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Oven Baked Chicken Fajitas

One dish, fresh ingredients and 30 minutes is all you need to make these simply delicious and healthy Oven Baked Chicken Fajitas. I liken these Oven Baked Chicken Fajitas to a crockpot meal, one dish and set them in the oven and your done. These Oven Baked...
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Chicken Sausage Jambalaya

Son of a Gun, it’s time to have some fun on the Bayou, with this Chicken Sausage Jambalaya. So fire up your pots and enjoy this one pot wonder. I have to tell you I have never had jambalaya, but boy have I been missing out. This Chicken Sausage Jambalaya was...
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Slow Cooker Chicken Stew

Time to dust off the slow cookers and think about easy delicious meals we can set and forget. That is just what I did with this heart healthy Slow Cooker Chicken Stew. So by now you should all know how much I love simplicity and that is why I enjoy using my...
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Sesame Chicken and Noodles

In under 20 minutes you can make this delicious healthy Sesame Chicken and Noodles that is bursting with flavor and oozing with simplicity. Every bite is as good as the first. If you like pad thai you are going to love Sesame Chicken...
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Cookies

Loaded Oatmeal Cookies

These Loaded Oatmeal Cookies are bursting with warm dark chocolate and full of goodness.  So easy and quick to make no one will know they only have 73 calories per delicious cookie.      Cookies are such a fun thing to make and what I love is...
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Eggnog Thumbprint Cookies

The Holidays are here and the yummy seasonal favorites are lining the shelves at the stores. So tis the season with these simply delicious Eggnog Thumbprint Cookies. Eggnog…such a creamy beverage of holiday cheer. Most often eggnog has some added spirits to...
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Pumpkin Chocolate Chunk Cookies

Pumpkin Chocolate Chunk Cookies say tis the season of Fall and the start of all things ghost and goblins. Loaded with ooey gooey chocolate chunks this is one pumpkin cookie that will melt in your mouth. I love the holidays and even though it is not October yet,...
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Chocolate Pretzel Granola Bars

Chocolate Pretzel Granola Bars are a fun and delicious after school treat.  Moist and chocolatey chewing your kids will love them and you will love how easy they are to make. School is officially back in session, “hooray” is probably what all...
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3-Ingredient Peanut Butter Cookies

Three simple ingredients and you have yourself some amazing, chewy Peanut Butter Cookies that literally is no mess or fuss. Just throw the ingredients in a bowl, give it a stir, and send them to the oven and 12 minutes later your 3-ingredient Peanut Butter Cookies...
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4th of July Pudding Cookies

The 4th of July has snuck up on us again and these 4th of July Pudding Cookies are just what you need for your party. Super moist, super delicious, and super easy to make. 4th of July comes along once a year so why not enjoy it and with it a little self...
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S’Mores Stuffed Cookies

S’Mores Stuffed Cookies are everything you need to enjoy the outdoors while sitting around the campfire. So full of chocolate, marshmallow, and graham crackers you will be singing “Kumbaya” after the first bite.    Where did these...
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Sweetheart Shortbread Cookies Dipped in White Chocolate

Valentine’s Day is almost here and handing out Valentine’s to our little sugars is such a fun tradition, but what about giving out these adorable Sweetheart Shortbread Cookies dipped in White Chocolate to that special guy or gal.  These...
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Dessert

Loaded Oatmeal Cookies

These Loaded Oatmeal Cookies are bursting with warm dark chocolate and full of goodness.  So easy and quick to make no one will know they only have 73 calories per delicious cookie.      Cookies are such a fun thing to make and what I love is...
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Mama’s Homemade Fudge

Chocolate, chocolate, and more chocolate is the only way to describe my Mama’s Homemade Fudge. It has just the perfect texture to sink your teeth into and enjoy every last gooey chocolate bite. When I think of the Holidays and baking I think of my Mom...
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Chocolate Covered Peanut Butter Pretzels

Chocolate Covered Peanut Butter Pretzels are a delicious sweet and salty treat that is simple, quick, and easy for this Holiday Season.  They are the perfect bite sized h’ordeuvre for any party you may be attending or hosting.  Smothered with...
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Eggnog Thumbprint Cookies

The Holidays are here and the yummy seasonal favorites are lining the shelves at the stores. So tis the season with these simply delicious Eggnog Thumbprint Cookies. Eggnog…such a creamy beverage of holiday cheer. Most often eggnog has some added spirits to...
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Raspberry Jam Bars

Hot and gooey right out of the oven, Raspberry Jam Bars are delicious for breakfast or a light sweet treat with an amazing shortbread crust and crumble on top. One of my favorite treats when I was growing up was raspberry pop-tarts. I always looked...
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Toffee Ritz Bars

4 ingredients, 5 minutes to prepare, 20 minutes to cook, and 1 second to enjoy is all that is required for these oh so chewy and chocolaty little bars of bliss. Small disclaimer …..  these are not fat free, but they sure are a lighter version...
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Quick and Easy Apple Tart

A warm puff pastry loaded with juicy sweet apples and baked to perfection, is just what this Quick and Easy Apple Tart has to tantalize your tastebuds. Fresh fruit baked and with a light brown sugar and lemon flare makes this Quick and Easy Apple Tart...
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Cinnamon Rolls with Maple Icing

Fresh, warm, and gooey right out of the oven, these puff pastry Cinnamon Rolls with Maple Icing are as simple to make as they are delicious to eat. Cinnabon move over, because these Cinnamon Rolls with Maple Icing are taking over my kitchen. Ok, I am not going to...
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Dinner

Strawberry Cheesecake Salad

Have you ever bit into something so decadent and creamy that you just can’t stop eating?  Well prepare yourself to do so with this ultra delicious and fluffy Strawberry Cheesecake Salad.   Wow!  I haven’t posted a recipe in forever,...
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Balsamic Chicken with Mushrooms and Asparagus

Make dinner delicious, fast, and healthy without compromising on taste!  This Balsamic Chicken with Mushrooms and Asparagus will be addition to your dinner table any night of the week It has been a long time since I posted a recipe blog post, but I am excited...
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Lasagna Cups

Warm, cheesy, and healthy are a perfect way to describe one of lives most loved meals, LASAGNA! I have know doubt that you, your family, and your guests will enjoy every bite of these adorable mini Lasagna Cups. Lasagna is one of my families favorite dinner...
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Tomato-Tortellini Soup

A creamy and delicious soup ready to eat in just 15 minutes? Absolutely, with this Tomato-Tortellini Soup it will be all you need to keep warm this winter. One of my favorite soups growing up was tomato soup. I know that may sound weird, but I loved it. It...
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Spinach Teriyaki Chicken Salad

This Spinach Teriyaki Chicken Salad is a healthy way to enjoy the holidays and not compromise on flavor. The delicious lite teriyaki vinaigrette really make this salad pop. Salad is such a fun and easy way to make a quick and healthy side or meal in just...
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Sweet and Sour Pomegranate Thai Chicken Enchiladas

A delicious sweet and sour thai infused sauce covers these chicken enchiladas and then are smothered with just the right amount of cheese, avocado, cilantro, and pomegranates to tantalize your every taste bud. If you are a lover of enchiladas, you are...
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Healthy Sweet Potato Bake

Oh my goodness, this Healthy Sweet Potato Bake is full of natural sweetness, melts in your mouth and is a great side dish for all your Holiday festivities. This Healthy Sweet Potato Bake is perfect if you want to enjoy your potatoes without hiding them with layers...
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Roasted Brussels Sprouts and Bacon

Fresh roasted vegetables, garlic, and bacon are the three key ingredients to these perfectly Roasted Brussels Sprouts and Bacon. I have to admit growing up the thought of having to eat brussels sprouts would make me want to run and hide in my room, NOT a fan, but...
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Drinks

Strawberry-Mango Smoothie

Thick, creamy, berry goodness is all blended together in this colorful Strawberry-Mango Smoothie just waiting to be enjoyed by kids and kids young at heart! Smoothies are such a fun thing to make because you can add so many different types of fruits to them to...
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Twinkle Cranberry Holiday Punch

Time to celebrate and make your season merry and bright.  A non-alcoholic drink delicious for any age, start a new tradition with this healthy Twinkle Cranberry Holiday Punch.       Rocking around the Christmas Tree at the Christmas Party...
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Fish

Tuna and Apple Salad in Apple Cups

Tuna and Apple Salad in Apple Cups is just about the cutest salad I have made, not to mention the sweet and tangy flavors that add a wonderful flare to such a pretty presentation. This Tuna and Apple Salad in Apple Cups reminds me of something you would eat out on...
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Chipotle Shrimp Bowls with Cilantro Lime Cream Sauce

Hello delicious! Fire and ice meet Chipotle Shrimp Bowls with Cilantro Lime Cream Sauce. There is no doubt a little bit of firecracker hiding in these flavorful pan seared shrimp you don’t want to miss. Pan seared shrimp setteled in a quick chipotle marinade...
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Grilled Salmon with Bacon and Corn Relish

Just one more reason to celebrate Summer is with this savory Grilled Salmon with Bacon and Corn Relish. Bursting with color and exuding amazing flavors this recipe is going to be a fish derby winner. Salmon is one of my favorite fish and the beauty of living in...
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Bacon-Wrapped Shrimp Kabobs with Orange-Chipotle Sauce

Fire up the grill or heat up your grill pan because these Bacon Wrapped Shrimp Kabobs with Orange Chipotle Sauce are going to light up your tastebuds and are nothing less than extraordinary. I love summer and I know I have mentioned how much I love to BBQ so...
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Shrimp Cobb Salad

This Shrimp Cobb Salad is a sensational summer time salad that is full of flavor and is a perfect spin on the traditional Cobb salad. This Shrimp Cobb Salad is so easy to make and the flavors all come together so perfectly. I made this for dinner the other night...
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Mini Mexican Shrimp Cocktail

This is one cocktail we can all enjoy! Mini Mexican Shrimp Cocktails are so delicious you won’t just stop at the first chip. I have to say this Mini Mexican Shrimp Cocktail is crazy good. It is packed full of jumbo shrimp, avocado, onions, peppers, and...
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Baja Fish and Avocado Tostadas

Cinco De Mayo is right around the corner and these Baja Fish and Avocado Tostadas are simple, fast, delicious, and under 200 calories.  I love simplicity and these Baja Fish and Avocado Tostadas are just that. They literally from start to finish take about...
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Open Faced Salmon and Avocado BLT

Cook up some bacon and mash up some avocados, this Open Faced Salmon and Avocado BLT is going to take your sandwich from ordinary to extraordinary in just one bite. The power of the Omega-3 is all stacked up in this amazing Open Faced Salmon and Avocado BLT. I have...
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Pasta Dishes

Sesame Chicken and Noodles

In under 20 minutes you can make this delicious healthy Sesame Chicken and Noodles that is bursting with flavor and oozing with simplicity. Every bite is as good as the first. If you like pad thai you are going to love Sesame Chicken...
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Mediterranean Orzo Salad

A bold and tasteful touch of the Mediterranean comes complete in this quick and easy Mediterranean Orzo Salad. Full of robust flavors, yet lite to eat as a side or spruce it up unconventionally with some sausage or meat of choice and it becomes a healthy...
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Chicken Spinach Pasta Salad

Chicken Spinach Pasta Salad is an extraordinary meal that is vibrant and full of flavor. Packed full of chicken, mushrooms, tomatoes, spinach and whole wheat pasta it makes a perfect side salad or meal all on its own and ready in less than 30 minutes. This...
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Summer Spaghetti Salad

Summer Spaghetti Salad is a wonderful way to enjoy a cold pasta salad loaded with vegetables and seasoned perfectly when you need to feed a lot of people without having to spend a lot of money. How can you go wrong with bringing a huge bowl of delicious...
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Herbed Chicken Orzo Pasta and Zucchini

Herbed Chicken Orzo Pasta and Zucchini is a light and aromatic meal that has full body flavor with just the perfect dressing to infuse the taste of the orzo and chicken bite after bite. If you only have 30 minutes to make a weeknight meal Herbed Chicken Orzo Pasta...
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Cilantro Lime Pasta Salad

Cilantro Lime Pasta Salad has a little bit of sweet, a little bit of sour, and a whole lot of sass. Made with whole wheat pasta and topped off with a lite and spicy lime dressing.   Cilantro Lime Pasta Salad is a great alternative for a healthy and...
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Deviled Egg Macaroni Salad

Don’t be fooled by the “devil,” Deviled Egg Macaroni Salad lets you enjoy two yummy foods in one. I love when two popular dishes can come together and make one fabulously flavorful dish and all under 30 minutes. How many times have you been to...
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Quick Fettuccine Alfredo

Quick Fettuccine Alfredo is nothing but creamy goodness all wrapped around your fork. Loaded with just the right flavors to make this an amazing pasta dish in less than 30 minutes. Believe it or not, this Quick Fettuccine Alfredo is made with no butter and no...
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Pizza

Skinny BBQ Chicken Flatbread Pizza

If you have 20 minutes and need a quick and healthy dinner, lunch, or snack idea well here it is! Skinny BBQ Chicken Flatbread Pizza is loaded with chicken, cheese and veggies all topped off with a sweet and savory BBQ sauce. When trying to live a healthier...
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Watermelon Pizza

Did you think pizza only consists of dough and cheese, well think again! This Watermelon Pizza is ripe and ready to go for any occasion this Summer. Watermelon is one of my favorite fruits and I get so excited when it starts rolling its way into the stores. I...
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Cheeseburger Pizza

No one said a cheeseburger had to only be between the buns! This Cheeseburger Pizza is loaded with all the goods we like on our burgers, but pizza style. Cheeseburger as a pizza? Oh yes, and it was spectacular. It is so fun to be creative with food and for me this...
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Chicken Fajita Pizza

“When the moon hit your eye like a big pizza pie, that’s amore!” Now you can feel good about the pizza you are feeding family, friends, and yourself.         Just say “Pizza” and kids, young and old will show up...
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Salad Dressings

Rainbow Slaw

  Get ready to add this Rainbow Slaw to your next dinner party or enjoy it alone with a refreshing glass of lemon water just for lunch.  Anyway you decide to add this Rainbow Slaw to your day will make you feel sassy-fied. Cabbage and carrots are both...
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Salads

Strawberry Cheesecake Salad

Have you ever bit into something so decadent and creamy that you just can’t stop eating?  Well prepare yourself to do so with this ultra delicious and fluffy Strawberry Cheesecake Salad.   Wow!  I haven’t posted a recipe in forever,...
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Spinach Teriyaki Chicken Salad

This Spinach Teriyaki Chicken Salad is a healthy way to enjoy the holidays and not compromise on flavor. The delicious lite teriyaki vinaigrette really make this salad pop. Salad is such a fun and easy way to make a quick and healthy side or meal in just...
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Tuna and Apple Salad in Apple Cups

Tuna and Apple Salad in Apple Cups is just about the cutest salad I have made, not to mention the sweet and tangy flavors that add a wonderful flare to such a pretty presentation. This Tuna and Apple Salad in Apple Cups reminds me of something you would eat out on...
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Fall Harvest Salad with Pumpkin Maple Vinaigrette

Simple, fresh and loaded with hearty ingredients, this Fall Harvest Salad with Pumpkin Maple Vinaigrette is an amazing dinner or side salad for your family and friends tonight. As the sunsets fade to golden glows and the Fall continues to adorn us, I love to...
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Curried Chicken Salad Spread

Curried Chicken Salad Spread is so yummy and delicious you don’t even need to spread it to enjoy it.  Full of great zesty curry flavor that is so aromatic it will make your mouth water.   I know, I know, CHICKEN!!  But seriously, this...
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Mediterranean Orzo Salad

A bold and tasteful touch of the Mediterranean comes complete in this quick and easy Mediterranean Orzo Salad. Full of robust flavors, yet lite to eat as a side or spruce it up unconventionally with some sausage or meat of choice and it becomes a healthy...
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Curried Chicken and Wheat Berry Salad

Here is to flavor and beyond! This Curried Chicken and Wheat Berry Salad smells delicious right out of the gates, and is packed full of healthy ingredients it makes the perfect side salad or meal all on its own. If you are not familiar with wheat berries well here...
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Chicken Spinach Pasta Salad

Chicken Spinach Pasta Salad is an extraordinary meal that is vibrant and full of flavor. Packed full of chicken, mushrooms, tomatoes, spinach and whole wheat pasta it makes a perfect side salad or meal all on its own and ready in less than 30 minutes. This...
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Sandwiches

Chicken Salad Pull Apart Rolls

A fun and easy way to entertain, Chicken Salad Pull Apart Rolls are just about the best thing since sliced bread. A warm Hawaiian roll packed full of  creamy homemade chicken salad and presto, let the eating begin. Chicken Salad Pull Apart Rolls are so simple...
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Fried Egg and Avocado Toast

Sunny side up just got even better with this amazing Fried Egg and Avocado Toast.  It will satisfy you  for breakfast, lunch, or dinner.  If you are looking for a quick, healthy and easy anytime meal or snack idea look no further than...
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Open Faced Salmon and Avocado BLT

Cook up some bacon and mash up some avocados, this Open Faced Salmon and Avocado BLT is going to take your sandwich from ordinary to extraordinary in just one bite. The power of the Omega-3 is all stacked up in this amazing Open Faced Salmon and Avocado BLT. I have...
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Slow Cooker Pot Roast with Roasted Red Potatoes

Who was the man, I ‘d like to shake his hand, he made life easier for me.  That is why this Slow Cooker Pot Roast with Roasted Red Potatoes is a delicious and great way to end your day. Oh the slow cooker, how do I love thee, let me count the ways. The...
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Cheddar Waffle BLT Sandwich

Cheddar Waffle BLT Sandwiches are a delicious and fun way to eat a sandwich.  The waffle is packed with cheddar cheese and herbs and makes your whole wheat bread a thing of the past.  Cheddar Waffle BLT Sandwiches are a perfect way to eat your...
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Tex Mex Chicken Sandwich

What a delicious way to turn your everyday grilled chicken into something fit-licious!  Throw on some guacamole, pineapple, and hot sauce and “BAM” a TEX MEX CHICKEN SANDWICH is born. Grilled chicken is one of my favorite things to eat,...
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Guacamole Turkey Bacon Muffin

The incredible, edible, EGG! Three things I love about this recipe is that it involves eggs, turkey bacon, and  guacamole.  Eggs are one of my favorite breakfast foods.  They can be fixed so any fit-licious ways.  Eggs can be scrambled,...
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Tuna Salad Sandwich

  Tuna Salad Sandwiches are one of my favorite things to eat at lunch.  They are just the right amount of fuel and protein to get me through my work day.  This Tuna Salad sandwich has the perfect amount of tang from the mustard, dill, and yogurt, and...
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Sides

Strawberry Cheesecake Salad

Have you ever bit into something so decadent and creamy that you just can’t stop eating?  Well prepare yourself to do so with this ultra delicious and fluffy Strawberry Cheesecake Salad.   Wow!  I haven’t posted a recipe in forever,...
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Spinach Teriyaki Chicken Salad

This Spinach Teriyaki Chicken Salad is a healthy way to enjoy the holidays and not compromise on flavor. The delicious lite teriyaki vinaigrette really make this salad pop. Salad is such a fun and easy way to make a quick and healthy side or meal in just...
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Healthy Sweet Potato Bake

Oh my goodness, this Healthy Sweet Potato Bake is full of natural sweetness, melts in your mouth and is a great side dish for all your Holiday festivities. This Healthy Sweet Potato Bake is perfect if you want to enjoy your potatoes without hiding them with layers...
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Roasted Brussels Sprouts and Bacon

Fresh roasted vegetables, garlic, and bacon are the three key ingredients to these perfectly Roasted Brussels Sprouts and Bacon. I have to admit growing up the thought of having to eat brussels sprouts would make me want to run and hide in my room, NOT a fan, but...
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Chicken Mini Phyllo Cups

What is a phyllo cup? Just about the cutest little edible appetizer holder, which make these Chicken Mini Phyllo Cups a delicious petite appetizer with a thai flare. I am so in love with phyllo cups, they turn whatever your making into something...
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Tuna and Apple Salad in Apple Cups

Tuna and Apple Salad in Apple Cups is just about the cutest salad I have made, not to mention the sweet and tangy flavors that add a wonderful flare to such a pretty presentation. This Tuna and Apple Salad in Apple Cups reminds me of something you would eat out on...
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Sourdough Artichoke Stuffing

Just like my Mama’s stuffing, this Sourdough Artichoke Stuffing will be the last thing placed on the table, and the first thing to be eaten. Warm and delicious right out the oven and bursting with bold mouthwatering flavors. Stuffing!!  One of my...
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Fall Harvest Salad with Pumpkin Maple Vinaigrette

Simple, fresh and loaded with hearty ingredients, this Fall Harvest Salad with Pumpkin Maple Vinaigrette is an amazing dinner or side salad for your family and friends tonight. As the sunsets fade to golden glows and the Fall continues to adorn us, I love to...
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Soup

Tomato-Tortellini Soup

A creamy and delicious soup ready to eat in just 15 minutes? Absolutely, with this Tomato-Tortellini Soup it will be all you need to keep warm this winter. One of my favorite soups growing up was tomato soup. I know that may sound weird, but I loved it. It...
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Slow Cooker Chicken Stew

Time to dust off the slow cookers and think about easy delicious meals we can set and forget. That is just what I did with this heart healthy Slow Cooker Chicken Stew. So by now you should all know how much I love simplicity and that is why I enjoy using my...
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Potato Soup

The soup is on! The nights are getting cooler and this creamy and flavorful Potato Soup is just what you need to heat up the night. One of my favorite things about the cooler days and nights, well I should say the only thing I like about the cooler weather, who am...
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Lasagna Soup

Lasagna Soup is a fun way to enjoy the ever popular lasagna dish. Creamy and full of robust flavors, you will enjoy this soup for all the cold days and nights to come. I always get excited to try new recipes especially when they involve a well known, and much...
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Slow Cooker Bacon Cheeseburger Soup

Slow Cooker Bacon Cheeseburger Soup is just like a Big Mac in a bowl without all the calories. You just have to try it, and with one bite you will be hooked. Ok, so I have to admit and give some credit to my husband for helping me make this delicious Slow Cooker...
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Chicken Lime Avocado Soup

Chicken Lime Avocado Soup is the perfect way to warm up for the winter. It is quick and easy to prepare and smells amazing while it’s cooking. Soup is such a feel good comfort food, which makes Chicken Lime Avocado Soup the perfect soup to eat while curled up...
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Chicken Pot Pie Soup

Chicken pot pie soup for the soul!  Fall has fall-in, and nothing is better than a healthy delicious soup to cozy up next to the fire (or even watching football).  This soup is bursting with flavor, yet packed with protein and fiber.   Each bite...
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Turkey

Lasagna Cups

Warm, cheesy, and healthy are a perfect way to describe one of lives most loved meals, LASAGNA! I have know doubt that you, your family, and your guests will enjoy every bite of these adorable mini Lasagna Cups. Lasagna is one of my families favorite dinner...
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Maui Wowi Burgers

I am not sure these even need an introduction! Hamburgers, hotdogs, and pineapples all stacked between two Hawaiian buns equals one crazy delicious Maui Wowi Burger. I am a BBQ fanatic, it is so easy, way less clean up and makes everything taste amazing. Now I...
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Slow Cooker Bacon Cheeseburger Soup

Slow Cooker Bacon Cheeseburger Soup is just like a Big Mac in a bowl without all the calories. You just have to try it, and with one bite you will be hooked. Ok, so I have to admit and give some credit to my husband for helping me make this delicious Slow Cooker...
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Turkey Meatloaf

  Meatloaf.. and I am not talking about the singer, is one of those confusing and funny named foods that makes you go hmm…and ask, “what is MEATLOAF?”  Well let me tell you, traditional meatloaf is ground beef mixed with certain fillers...
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Whole Wheat Lasagna Rolls

    Rolling, rolling, rolling, look whats rolling in for dinner tonight!  Whole Wheat Lasagna Rolls.   Whole Wheat Lasagna Rolls are a fun and easy way to change the pace of the traditional lasagna we all know and love.  These Whole...
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