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8 Minute Split Pea Soup

8 Minute Split Pea Soup

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one pound of gr...

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MEAL PREPPING FOR BEGINNERS (KEY)

my life is back to super busy, as I'm sure all of you are experiencing as well! Whether you're a student, in the work field, or have a family of your own, the beginning of the year can be a bit stressful! Eliminate the stress and time factor of having to cook every single night by meal prepping! ...

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I made a Clean out the Freezer Stir Fry #2...while baking sweet potatoes, mushrooms and eggplant

I made a Clean out the Freezer Stir Fry #2...while baking sweet potatoes, mushrooms and eggplant

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Meal Planning/Preppi
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helps you eat healthy!

Do you find it difficult to find time to cook a healthy dinner for you and your family? I know I do. I work full time and between that, a husband and kids, having the time and energy to cook healthy dinners has been one of my biggest struggles. My only new year's resolution this year was to resolve ...

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Using packaged frozen spinach

I have a few ways that I use frozen spinach because it is so convenient. I make a spinach-rice casserole, cream of spinach soup, spinach frittata, but I'm always looking for new recipes to use it. (but I don't care for spinach in smoothies, I know that most say you can taste it but I certainly can)

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Success Salad Dressing

Balsamic vinegar
Italian dressing dry mix
Water
2 Splenda packets
1 Salad shaker

Mix 2/3 vinegar with 1/3 water, a couple of Splenda packets and dry Italian dressing mix in a dressing shaker.

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Quick and nutritious soup for a week

Recipe for a 5 veggie soup that runs about 350 calories for 2 cups. Kids like it to0. Freezes for lunches
1 pound ground veal
1 46 oz can Cento chicken broth (we love Cento the best; Swanson's is our #2)
1 can chopped tomatoes (we like Cento or Furman)
half a head of napa cabbage (not ...

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Rice Cooker & Brown Rice

I kept having my rice cooker spewing out liquid when cooking brown rice.

I started putting the steamer basket in empty and it "breaks up the bubbles" as the rice cooks -- no more spewing!

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Oatmeal growing with more water

If you want to double your Oatmeal but use only 1/2 c put 2 c of water in a pot simmer slow after start boiling 5 min.add 2 T flax meal at the end and you have almost double the amount .I add cinnamon and 2 T of light cream and Splenda in mine is delicious.

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