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6/18/14 8:10 A

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I have found quite a few recipes here, great selection for every persons tastes, and learned new ways to only used enough for one person. Also I have learned new ways to cut back the calories on foods I usually make, I think that is a big thing because they are the foods you always revert back to, easy and comfortable to make with all the recipes in your head.

Barb from Maine!

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6/16/14 7:10 P

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You'll love the team and challenge. I have 1 more week to go . . . . I'll probably do it again every so often.

On my way to a healthier life.

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6/16/14 4:03 P

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welcome to the team. you may want to try some new recipes from SP. they have a lot for one or two people. good luck. emoticon

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GOLDENRODFARM's Photo GOLDENRODFARM SparkPoints: (31,150)
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6/16/14 10:22 A

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Just starting the challenge hoping to pick up some new tips, I cook all my meals at home and take meals to work with me each night I work. Lately I have been remaking some of my recipes to make lower calorie and more nutritious meals, the biggest problem I have is recipes all make way more then I want to eat, leftovers are fine once or maybe twice but no more then that unless it is a soup. So many recipes are for 4-6 or more people, I have been cutting recipes back, and there are some that freeze well to have later but some recipes don't cut back well like baked goods. I have acquired a collection of pans that are smaller then usual, like a 7" angel food pan, 7" bunt cake pan, and 7" pie pans, these all take exactly half of the usual recipe and the pie pan is half of a 9" pie, which is sometimes even too much although I haven't made a pie for months. Now that it is summer I grill a lot of my meals, including the veggies, my new favorite desert is to core a granny smith small apple and throw it on the grill with supper, usually 4 turns one one each end then on each side bakes a perfect apple with no added calories and it is very tasty. Looking forward to learning new things in this group!

Barb from Maine!

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