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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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Cut your Prep Time

Arm yourself with kitchen shears. Good ones. You can use these to chop up veggies, cut up meat, fish and chicken, and they're great for herbs! Just make sure you scrub them well after you use on raw animal products!

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Lemon Pepper Grinder

I use a Lemon Pepper grinder for pierogies and seasoning eggs. I used to use a little butter on the Pierogies but with the lemon pepper I find it provides enough flavor without the extra calories. Be sure to read the label however - I found one jar had salt added now I make sure it is only black pep...

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Ever had a deep fried baked potato?

While the deep fryer heats to 375 degrees, scrub Idaho potatoes, then add to deep fryer & allow to cook until they float. You can allow to float for up to 5 minutes-no longer. Remove & serve as a baked potato with all the fixin's. These potatoes turned out fluffy & creamy on the inside.

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Easy way determine nutrients

I enter all my ingredients into a spreadsheet, multiplying ea. nutrient by the number of servings. (can of beans = 3.5 serv, so multiply info on label by 3.5.) I add up the totals & divide by the number of grams per serving, then enter that as a new food, adding the date to the name of the food.

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Recipe #1 ~~HALIBUT~~As Made by my CHEF HUSBAND~!!!!!

I have wanted to share some recipes of MY OWN since starting these many 70 + secrets of success,but time and a toddler has kept me from sharing.! The title WILL BE the TITLE of my sparkrecipe .I got my info.from YOU:THE OWNER'S MANUAL BY DRS. M.Roizen and Mehmet Oz,but check with your dr. to see..

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