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HEALTHY RECIPES

WHEN IT COMES TO COOKING DESERTS, I AM THE ONE WHO HAS TO COOK THEM.

- Submitted by IDAMAE1966 4/16/2010 in Cooking | 1 Comment

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Add Kombu to Soaked Dried Beans to Reduce Gas

Adding a 3" piece of dried kombu (a dried sea vegetable) will dramatically reduce any gas associated with eating cooked dried beans. Toss the kombu before serving. Enjoy!

- Submitted by PATTK1220 4/11/2010 in Cooking | 2 Comments

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Healthy Delicious Snack

My new favorite snack has become an 80 calorie yogurt with 1 TBS of grape nuts added. I fine it is best in the red or blue yogurts. (instead of lemon, lime etc.) The grape nuts have 33 calories, but it's much more satisfying than just yogurt.

- Submitted by FORREAL6 4/6/2010 in Cooking | 0 Comments

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Smokin'

For my 50th birthday last year I asked for and received a Bradley smoker. Now I infuse a lot of flavour with minimal calories (watch the rubs) and have succulent, incredible foods to enjoy and give as gifts. My best recipe so far is Ginger Pineapple Smoked Pork Loin. Mmmmmm, good.

- Submitted by NANNER2121 4/4/2010 in Cooking | 0 Comments

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Prevent Crying When Chopping Onions

Wear tight fitting goggles to prevent the chemicals in onions from entering your eye. It really works! Amazon sells special Onion Goggles and they look sporty, cool, and a tad nerdy.

- Submitted by MALUQUINA 4/3/2010 in Cooking | 1 Comment

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Preparing my own protein

Yesterday, there were four pork steaks in the package for around $8.00. I bought them and took them home. I used Pam in the pan and fried each one until it was brown on each side. Then I put it in a baking dish with some water in the bottom and then baked it at 250 until they were done, several

- Submitted by BYEPOUNDS 3/29/2010 in Cooking | 1 Comment

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Zucchini "Pasta"

Try using a vegetable peeler to peel a zucchini or two. then cook it quickly like it were fettuccine. Not only it makes a great healthy substitute (with way less carbs than pasta), it also tastes great!

- Submitted by EROSAN 3/26/2010 in Cooking | 1 Comment

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greek yogurt

fAT FREE USE IN PLACE OF MAYO, OR SOUR CREAM OR IN SAUCES THAT REQUIRE CREAM.JUST ADD DIJON MUSTARD OR SPICES FOR FLAVORING SAVES CALORIES AND FAT

- Submitted by DELEMARE 3/26/2010 in Cooking | 1 Comment

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LARGE BACH COOKING

I COOK IN LARGE BATCHES ON THE WEEK ENDS AND FREEZE IT . IT REALLY DOES HELP WHEN I A HURY DORING THE WEEK JUST POP IT I TH MICROWAVE AND THEN YOU ARE EATING MORE HEALTHY AND NOT GOING FOR BAD FOOD CHOICES! AND I CLEAN UP AS I GO ALONG THEN IT'S NOT SO BAD WHEN I AM DONE!

- Submitted by GHOSTFLAMES 3/26/2010 in Cooking | 0 Comments

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Shirataki

Get the pasta feel without all the pasta. Drain it, rinse it and parboil to get rid of the odor. You'll get used to the texture - I promise

- Submitted by AAKROYD 3/26/2010 in Cooking | 2 Comments
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