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Teriyaki Salad with Pasta and Greens

This salad was based off of a recipe that my friend (also my daughter in laws mom) Vonnie shared with me that she found on working woman’s food.com.  I changed the original recipe based on ingredients that I had on hand and I have to say it was one of the best salad dishes I’ve had […]

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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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Canning Tomatoes

I received these Roma tomatoes free from my friend Ginny who simply didn’t have time to can this year.  The original batch was very large and had blight, which is a disease caused by a fungus-like organism that spreads rapidly in the foliage and tubers or fruit of potatoes and tomatoes in wet weather, causing […]

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Cilantro Lime Cauliflower “Rice”

Grated cauliflower makes a fantastic low-carb, grain-free stand in for rice.  It is often considered one of the healthiest foods on earth as a member of the cruciferous vegetable (or Brassicaceae) family- along with broccoli, cabbage, kale, and brussel sprouts. Recent studies suggest that cruciferous vegetables are an excellent source of natural antioxidants due to […]

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Potato Salad with Mint and Lemon, by Al Roker

I recently watched Al Roker of the TODAY show prepare this salad and decided to make it myself based on the feedback of the other hosts who were sampling it.  We don’t eat a lot of potatoes these days but love this lightened up version of potato salad because it satisfies your starchy cravings without […]

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