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Enjoying food!

Tuesday, January 31, 2012

Good morning, friends!

I've been motivated to prepare healthy new recipes lately. I have to say that the SparkPeople Cookbook has been a big help! I like that the reasoning behind eating certain foods is included. I REALLY appreciate that cooking tips are included for folks like me who are new to preparing certain foods, along with where you might FIND these foods! I'll be honest, often I'm wondering just WHAT IS this food!!??!!

The recipes I have tried have been a big hit with my husband too. I got the highest "grade" ever for my roasted chicken the other night! I used a Prevention magazine recipe, but then roasted the chicken using Chef Meg's techniques...the meat comes out so tender, and thoroughly cooked as well. I love trying new spices too, so many flavors I've never combined before! I made the Wheatberry and Brocolli Salad last night, very good.

I think preparing our own foods will be key for my husband and I staying on track with healthful eating. Too many times I've tried "healthy" recipes and been disappointed with the results...not so with the coookbook, at least not so far!

Okay, so I'll stop! I sound like a paid spokesperson! Wishing everyone a healthy day!



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  • v WOLFSPIRITMOM
    emoticon Have a great day too!
    1665 days ago
  • v PATTIE441
    Woo Hoo! I would pay you! You go girl! You are a great salesperson! They sound so good they make my mouth water! hee hee Yummy! You are fab!! Way to go!! emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon
    1667 days ago

    Comment edited on: 1/31/2012 8:31:15 PM
  • v SUSIEGKORN
    I have the cookbook too and have tried some of the recipes. There are so many wonderful options! Glad you and your hubby are both enjoying the new recipes.

    Working on my goals for Feb. and will post them later. Here's to a healthy February!
    1667 days ago
  • v BLUE42DOWN
    I like hearing from people who are NOT paid spokespeople but are quite happy with things - it means so much more that way.

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    I like that you're even finding ways to mix what you're learning from the cookbook to enhance recipes from elsewhere. That's emoticon !
    1667 days ago
  • v CINDYSUNFLOWER
    Hi Sheri,
    I have the cookbook too....glad to hear that you really like it. I have been so, so, so busy lately and I haven't gotten started yet with trying new recipes. Please keep me posted on some more great recipes that you try. Have a happy day, Sheri!!
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    1667 days ago
  • v LVMAMAW
    I have been thinking about getting that cookbook and you're blog makes me think I really need to today! I also have tried "healthy" recipes that left both DH and myself flat.

    Thanks for info!! emoticon emoticon emoticon
    1667 days ago
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