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Szechuan Broccoli

Not too long ago, Bill and I enjoyed a nice meal at Marin Restuarant & Bar in downtown Minneapolis.  We’ve dined there a couple of times and chose it this last time because we were hungry for fresh fish following a trade show we attended.  Marin is an elegant eatery offering high-quality New American main […]

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Zesty Shrimp Salad

Bill and I were feeling a bit sluggish following the holidays and started following the Weight Watchers Smart Point system via the phone app.  It’s an easy program to stick to because of the fact that you can eat anything you want – so long as you “count” it and keep track on your daily […]

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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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Healthy Roasted Red Pepper Sauce

So I’ve got other red pepper sauces on this blog, but this is my “healthier” one…  When I’m counting points or trying to keep the calories down, this is my go to.  In addition to their bright color, sweet taste, and really nice texture, roasted red peppers are a low-calorie and are a fantastic way […]

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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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