Chris' Recipes

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Shrimp Salad

We’ve been reaching for a lot of Shrimp lately and trying to come up with different dishes to include them.  It’s a low calorie source of protein and happen to be zero point item on the updated Weight Watchers Freestyle™ plan.  (https://www.weightwatchers.com/us/m/cms/article/complete-list-zero-points-foods) I recently heard that they are unhealthy and can elevate your cholesterol.  I […]

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Cauliflower “Fried” Rice

Bill and I  have been trying to cut back on carbohydrate-containing foods.  I’m sure you’ve been seeing Cauliflower as a huge food trend lately?  Well, I’ve been using it to replace white rice, a controversial food.  On the one hand, some nutritionists call it an empty source of calories and recommend avoiding it while others […]

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Crockpot Turkey Chili

The temperatures are very cold here in Minnesota in the middle of winter.  After a day with this cold, there isn’t much more comforting than a steaming bowl of chili!  Even though we bundle up in heavy sweaters and blankets, eating hot foods not only keeps you warm but also keeps us happy. I crave […]

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Crispy Chicken Milanese, by Hello Fresh

This is another great dish by Hello Fresh!  Milanese is an Italian dish that consists of a thin slice of beef, chicken, veal, or sometimes pork, and even eggplants or soy coated with flour or bread crumbs and browned in hot oil or butter.  Some people prefer to use very little oil and then bake them […]

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Bison and Beef Meatballs

I had friends coming for dinner recently and decided to prepare meatballs.  I should have done some more homework prior to preparation because I’ve since read that Bison is simply healthier than regular cow beef as it is lower in saturated fat.   I hadn’t had a lot of experience with it, so I mixed […]

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