Chris' Recipes

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Zesty Lime Corn Chicken Salad

I was inspired to create this salad after recently visiting the sky lounge of our frequent airline.  They often serve the same old same old options for lunch, but both  Bill and I were thrilled when we saw that the lounge had a few new options including a vegetable salad with a very forward taste […]

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Raspberry Pretzel Dessert, low sugar

During the Holidays there are a lot of tempting treats and desserts around.  I was inspired to make this lower sugar, less “Weight Watcher point” dessert recently so that I had a healthier option at Thanksgiving.  I’ve made layered desserts similarly with full sugar and fat that included strawberries, but this year is different.  I […]

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Stuffed Artichoke Bottoms, with Parmesan and Mozzarella

So not too many years ago, I discovered artichoke bottoms.  Yes, I love fresh artichokes but they can be expensive to buy and laborious to trim and cook.  Many brands also sell artichoke bottoms but keep in mind that they’re harder to find than the hearts in most stores.  Be sure to look for the […]

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Crustless Quiche with Sundried Tomatoes, Asparagus, and Goat Cheese

I wanted to prepare a quick grab breakfast that was healthy, but delicious.  We’ve always got eggs on hand, but reached for the carton at the grocery store this time because it was inexpensive, and I thought would make throwing together a quiche a little easier.  I almost always use “real” ingredients and gave up […]

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Angle Hair Chicken Hot Dish

What people in most other parts of the country call casserole, Minnesotans call “Hotdish” and according to Wikipedia, is a variety of a casserole that typically contains a starch, a meat or other protein, a canned or frozen vegetable, and mixed with canned soup.  It’s history goes back to when budget-minded farm wives needed to feed […]

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