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A wonder of the modern kitchen - nothing ever sticks and it's easily cleaned: it can even go in the top rack of the dishwasher!

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Veg curry

Heat very little oil add a few green chilies saute for a bit then add grated ginger, cumin & coriander powders with water saute till raw smell goes then add the veg, salt cover & cook till done

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Keep easy meals on hand

The go-to food for me is a Caesar-type salad that's quick to throw together and is yummy. I cook up the chicken ahead of time (1 tsp olive oil, heated & add chicken cut in bite sized pieces - season with cajun seasoning & cook til done), and keep the other ingredients (Parm. cheese, light caesar dr...

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MODIFY FAVORITES

Don't do without, MODIFY!

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Cutting calories

Use a tablespoon instesd of a serving spoon . Also put food on your plate from the stove instead of in bowls whrer you see ALL that food that needs to be eaten.

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The Right Way to Boil Eggs (Makes it easier to peel the shell too!)

Bring eggs to room temperature then place the eggs in room temperature water; bring to a boil then turn down to a low boil for 12 minutes. Quickly chill the eggs in ice cold water before peeling.

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Homeade Pizzas

I get the kids to help made homemade pizzas and tonight that is what's for dinner. Basically open the fridge and add toppings is what they think it is called!!!

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Microwave Egg Boiler

Try the Jolie Microwave Egg Boiler it does a fantastic job

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Perk up a Boring Smoothie

Sometimes my smoothies taste boring. I use single serving packets of Crystal Light to perk them up!

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Buy a Big of Chicken,Weigh Meal Size Portions, Freeze Them

Save Money and time. When you are ready to cook, pull out a meal size bag out of the freezer to thaw. Often the 10 pound of meat is on sale. If it has already been weighed, you won't have to guess how much to take out of the freezer. And you won't eat more than you should for a meal.

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