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Here's a product I like; Simple Truth™ Grilled Chicken & Vegetables Stir Fry. But beware, the link didn't copy the calories correctly--it's 200 total (still very good for a meal) with 80 calories from fat. No rice, just chicken, lots of veggies and sauce. It's Kroger's brand, so my Fred Meyer carries it.
www.kroger.com/p/simple-trut
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Another fabulous frozen dinner is Lean Cuisine Chicken Parmigiana! emoticon

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I sometimes mention the company where I order my flavored coffee in my status, but I wanted to share their link with teams, since I've had recent interactions where I received superior customer service from them: www.flavoredcoffee.com/all-f
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They have over 100 flavors (I think) and frequent sales of various kinds.
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And I love myself just the way I am."

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Oh, that salad kit sounds wonderful to me!! emoticon I used to get Fireball Salsa, but I guess I was the only one buying it - now I have to be satisfied with Hot... emoticon

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I found several new salad kits by Taylor Farms at Fred Meyer--on sale! I tried the Thai Chili Mango kit last night--good. But don't be fooled by "Zesty" Thai sweet chili vinaigrette--it was HOT! I added a bunch of extra ingredients to soak up that dressing, and my mouth was still burning! Only try if you enjoy the heat.
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"I love myself the way I am, and still I want to grow;
But change outside can only come when deep inside I know:
I'm beautiful and capable of being the best me I can,
And I love myself just the way I am."

[by Jai Josefs in his amazing song I Love Myself the Way I Am]

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A cool item from Trader Joe's: Reusable Produce Bags made from recycled polyester mesh, not plastic--$1.99 for 2 bags, a small and large. Just keep in mind that you may want to transfer produce to other containers for storing. I left some carrots in one, and they shriveled up, since air circulates. But nice and sturdy for getting things home.

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"I love myself the way I am, and still I want to grow;
But change outside can only come when deep inside I know:
I'm beautiful and capable of being the best me I can,
And I love myself just the way I am."

[by Jai Josefs in his amazing song I Love Myself the Way I Am]

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3/1/21 2:36 P

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I got the *cutest* ornament--a commemorative mini face mask! Here's what it looks like & where to get it: it's a website for junior entrepreneurs
myfirstsale.com/product/2020
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holiday-ornament-jewel-tone-
silk/



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"I love myself the way I am, and still I want to grow;
But change outside can only come when deep inside I know:
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And I love myself just the way I am."

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2/3/21 3:32 P

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That Healthy Choice dinner sounds very good! emoticon

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Recently tried a new-to-me Healthy Choice Simply Steamers: Creamy Spinach & Tomato Linguini www.healthychoice.com/simply
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organic-ingredients/creamy-s
pinach
-and-tomato-linguini

Really flavorful, vegetarian, 230 cal, 5g fat, 5g fiber, 550 mg sodium, 35 g carbs, 10 g protein.
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"I love myself the way I am, and still I want to grow;
But change outside can only come when deep inside I know:
I'm beautiful and capable of being the best me I can,
And I love myself just the way I am."

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Sadly, no Advice from Nature calendar this year. emoticon But in an email yesterday they mentioned their pandemic bookmark set with Advice from a Face Mask, Toilet Paper, Soap, and Home
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"I love myself the way I am, and still I want to grow;
But change outside can only come when deep inside I know:
I'm beautiful and capable of being the best me I can,
And I love myself just the way I am."

[by Jai Josefs in his amazing song I Love Myself the Way I Am]

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emoticon for sharing a free resource, Leslie!

I'm glad I checked the store ads before grocery shopping last weekend. Safeway had a 2-month sale on Taylor Farms salads, which I love, but it had run out, so I hopped back to Fred Meyer for their TF sale, plus I saw this new item Simple Truth Organic™ Lemon Parmesan with Lemon Vinaigrette Chopped Salad Kit:
www.foodsco.net/p/simple-tru
th-organic
-lemon-parmesan-with-lemon-v
inaigr
ette-chopped-salad-kit/0001111003914

I liked the fresh greens, the shredded parm was nice and strong, and the garlic Romano crouton crumbles were yummy! I don't like big croutons that can cut my palate, and plain ones are boring, but these are the best ones I've found in a salad kit so far.

I think it would make a nice side salad, and of course I added extra veggies and diced Canadian bacon for a big entrée salad. Oh, it's a Kroger brand.
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But change outside can only come when deep inside I know:
I'm beautiful and capable of being the best me I can,
And I love myself just the way I am."

[by Jai Josefs in his amazing song I Love Myself the Way I Am]

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12/22/20 3:45 P

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I have received some great cards from that source, but refuse to pay in order to be able to send cards. I send mine free from gratefulness.org - they have some really wonderful cards too, and I will send that organization a donation when I can afford to, but it isn't required.

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I signed up for an e-card membership for a great price. This illustrator does lovely animated cards, and you can send unlimited cards with your membership. I sent my first and got a free advent calendar--which has all sorts of activities and games that I spent way over an hour just playing with it. A great deal! www.jacquielawson.com/member
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"I love myself the way I am, and still I want to grow;
But change outside can only come when deep inside I know:
I'm beautiful and capable of being the best me I can,
And I love myself just the way I am."

[by Jai Josefs in his amazing song I Love Myself the Way I Am]

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As promised in the chat thread, here is a link to the home page of a great Etsy seller in Washington, so a local seller for me. I figured out how to leave a glowing product review and mark it as a favorite shop. I got a mask as a gift and had such a great experience that I ordered a couple more for me--I want to try the ones with nose wires--and another gift, which I'm shipping straight to California.
www.etsy.com/shop/OnekidOnew
orld?page=
1#items

Do note that not all the designs have the nose wires. I like that they make kid and adult sizes, and I'm guessing the models are the owner Roberto's wife and son.

You know, we REALLY need an emoticon for wearing a mask. And how about aerobics (like doing a jumping jack), and sweating (with a towel around the neck) and a TV? Does anyone remember how to recommend new ones?

Blessed Be, Amanda

"I love myself the way I am, and still I want to grow;
But change outside can only come when deep inside I know:
I'm beautiful and capable of being the best me I can,
And I love myself just the way I am."

[by Jai Josefs in his amazing song I Love Myself the Way I Am]

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Thanks - they sound good!

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I can take moderate spice, but I don't eat beef. But here are 2 I like by Healthy Choice--their steamers meals:

--Creamy Chicken & Mushroom has a marvelously tasty mushroom sauce! 240 cal, 5g fat, 15g protein, 600 mg sodium, 3g fiber, 10% potassium. (Café Steamers)

--Chicken & Vegetable Stir Fry has lots of veggies plus edamame beans: 190 cal, 4 g fat, 23 g protein, 500 mg sodium, 4 g fiber, 15% potassium, 10% vit A, 25% vit C

Blessed Be, Amanda

"I love myself the way I am, and still I want to grow;
But change outside can only come when deep inside I know:
I'm beautiful and capable of being the best me I can,
And I love myself just the way I am."

[by Jai Josefs in his amazing song I Love Myself the Way I Am]

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11/13/20 2:23 P

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My new favourite Lean Cuisine frozen entree is Ginger Beef! It is quite spicy though, so better to skip it if you don't like the heat, which I love! emoticon

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Bummer! emoticon you can't try everything I mention. emoticon

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I'm beautiful and capable of being the best me I can,
And I love myself just the way I am."

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Unfortunately, I have neither a Costco nor a Trader Joe's here... emoticon

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I often get a 4-pack of salad bowls from Costco for lunch salads. (4 meals for $10 is a great deal;!) My favorite was always their Santa Fe, to which I'd often add some black beans (the yummy seasoned Cuban style ones from Trader Joe's) as well as extra veggies. But they came out with a new salad which I like as well, and maybe a little more: Chicken Queso Fresco.

It's interesting that when I Googled the salad, I got different versions of the nutritional facts panel including this one from the company www.readypac.com/product/chi
cken-queso
-fresco-salad/

though the one in front of me lists the same grams for each element, but different percentages!

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"I love myself the way I am, and still I want to grow;
But change outside can only come when deep inside I know:
I'm beautiful and capable of being the best me I can,
And I love myself just the way I am."

[by Jai Josefs in his amazing song I Love Myself the Way I Am]

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9/23/20 11:39 A

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Those sound delicious! emoticon I've already got them on my next shopping list.

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A couple of yummy single serving Lean Cuisine frozen meals:

Roasted Turkey and Vegetables--one of the new bowls--300 calories, 18 g protein, 1 cup veggies, gluten free w/ turkey tenderloins, sweet potatoes & green beans in orange balsamic sauce

Herb Roasted Chicken--also 18 g protein, only 180 calories, gluten free, 1/2 c veggies; they've improved the creamy mushroom sauce from the old recipe, and it seems more moist to me.

These are what I eat for breakfast, to hold me until my lunch at 1 or later, when I have a salad with extra veggies.

Blessed Be, Amanda

"I love myself the way I am, and still I want to grow;
But change outside can only come when deep inside I know:
I'm beautiful and capable of being the best me I can,
And I love myself just the way I am."

[by Jai Josefs in his amazing song I Love Myself the Way I Am]

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Sounds good, but I'm pretty sure that wouldn't be available here... emoticon emoticon

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A fun new salad from Taylor Farms: Dill Pickle Chopped Kit
www.taylorfarms.com/news/new
-salad-kit
-flavors-headed-your-way/

I like the crinkle cut radishes & creamy dill pickle dressing. The crumbled croutons are supposed to be pickle flavored--I didn't notice a difference, so skipped them my second time trying this one. A fun crunchy salad for summer. You can add meat if you want.

Blessed Be, Amanda

"I love myself the way I am, and still I want to grow;
But change outside can only come when deep inside I know:
I'm beautiful and capable of being the best me I can,
And I love myself just the way I am."

[by Jai Josefs in his amazing song I Love Myself the Way I Am]

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I actually haven't noticed any effects from any of the teas I have, even though I have at least one black tea, Constant Comment.

I should probably try a chamomile tea though. There are occasional nights on which I just can't seem to calm down. emoticon

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It's calming, which can help you get ready for sleep, but I haven't found it actually induces sleep. I have some that energize, some that relax, and this is the latter type.

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But change outside can only come when deep inside I know:
I'm beautiful and capable of being the best me I can,
And I love myself just the way I am."

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The Power Bowls I get only have 4 peppers, not 5. I would love to try a 4/4! I'll have to see if I can get the Burrito Bowl - I love anything Mexican or Indian.

I've never tried Chamomile tea. Doesn't it make you sleepy? It's very rare that I would need that, but could have used it last night.

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The last spicy one I tried was 3 out of 5--almost too much, but since I was trying to cover up the taste of cilantro in the Burrito Bowl (I hadn't thought to look for it in the ingredients), I added a Costco guacamole single which moderated the heat and improved the taste for me.

We must have been talking teas on another team, and a member mentioned one that sounded good. I picked up Celestial Seasonings Honey Vanilla Chamomile that sounded like the one she said she liked. I finally tried it for the first time, and it's good! Sweet and soothing, and stronger than most chamomile teas I've tried.
www.celestialseasonings.com/products
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erbal/honey-vanilla-chamomile-herbalR>-tea

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"I love myself the way I am, and still I want to grow;
But change outside can only come when deep inside I know:
I'm beautiful and capable of being the best me I can,
And I love myself just the way I am."

[by Jai Josefs in his amazing song I Love Myself the Way I Am]

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I love spicy!! The Cuban Pork has one chili pepper out of 4, and the Korean Beef has 3. emoticon

I still have lots of the Bengal Spice. I like it too. I'm really looking forward to getting the Spice Dragon Red Chai. I also ordered licorice spice. It's wonderful too! I can't remember the other things I ordered, but I'm excited about getting it all. emoticon

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That Cuban Pork sounds good; I hope it's not completely discontinued. Are you OK with spicy? I didn't notice they had chili peppers icons to indicate how hot--but since they are darker or lighter gray, it's hard to tell. They should have colored them red to easily see a dish is 2 or 3 out of 5 peppers worth of heat.

And it's Spice Dragon Red Chai. I'm going to look for the Bengal Spice again by Celestial Seasonings. And I like their Tension Tamer--very flavorful, not just calming, and a stronger flavor than some that are intended to soothe.

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"I love myself the way I am, and still I want to grow;
But change outside can only come when deep inside I know:
I'm beautiful and capable of being the best me I can,
And I love myself just the way I am."

[by Jai Josefs in his amazing song I Love Myself the Way I Am]

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Is it Red Dragon Spice Chai, or Spice Dragon Red Chai? I keep getting it mixed up, but whichever it is, I love it too! I ordered 3 boxes of it! I hope it will be coming soon, but the mail has been very slow. I'm glad it pleases you too. Right now I have 5 kinds of tea, and I also take turns with them. It would be ideal to have 7 kinds, to have one each day of the week. emoticon

I also like Healthy Choice meals, but since I order by phone, I can't 'see' what types they have available. I had found 2 I liked, Cuban Pork and Korean Beef, but now they don't seem to have the pork one any more. The ones you mentioned all sound wonderful! emoticon I will start asking for those, one or two at a time until I can determine what they have, if any. They rarely seem to have the things like that which I request. Thank you for the tip!

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Ooh, I like that Red Dragon tea! I usually alternate my tea boxes, so I cycle through all the varieties, but I liked it so much I had it both yesterday morning and afternoon before rotating the boxes.
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Since I've taken a late lunch at work for years, I've eaten a frozen meal (normally eaten for lunch or dinner) for breakfast, since it needs to last me a long time, and I prefer protein and veggies to breads or cereals. I would normally buy the Safeway brand, or Healthy Choice or Lean Cuisine when they were on sale. I wasn't real happy with the selection, though, since my Safeway mostly carried meals with a low fiber content & fewer colors and veggies. So I checked my Fred Meyer, which I am hitting more for Taylor Farms salads, and discovered they carried *way* more varieties of Healthy Choice meals! And with a sale, I loaded up and tried all sorts:
--Chicken Tikka Masala, just 190 cal w/ riced cauliflower, 7 g fiber, 17 g protein
--Mediterranean-Style Lentil Bowl, 250 cal, 10 & 13 (grams fiber & protein)
--Creamy Spinach & Tomato Linguini, 230, 5 & 10
--Grilled Basil Chicken, 230, 5 & 19
--Italian Chicken Sausage & Peppers Power Bowl, 290, 6 & 16
--Meatless Chipotle Chick'n Power Bowl, 280, 7 & 19
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Given that most of what I've found at Safeway had 2-5 g of fiber, I liked these numbers better. Sorry, I don't count carbs, but the ones mentioned here run 20-39 g, and sodium 490-600 mg. Anyway, I'm enjoying them, and thought I'd pass them on.

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I'm beautiful and capable of being the best me I can,
And I love myself just the way I am."

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I forget to check this thread, since it's new. It costs less to buy the Reg Dragon from Stash, but I wanted a DVD at Amazon & needed to spend $5.05 to get free shipping, so added a box of tea to try out.

I'll update thread soon on some new frozen meals I've found.

Blessed Be, Amanda

"I love myself the way I am, and still I want to grow;
But change outside can only come when deep inside I know:
I'm beautiful and capable of being the best me I can,
And I love myself just the way I am."

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6/13/20 2:56 P

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Oh my, thank you for the link!! I've just ordered 4 kinds of tea, including the ones I mentioned. I hope they won't take forever to get here!

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I like Licorice Spice, too! Not many places carry it, so when I found it on sale once, I bought 4 boxes. I'm still using those, since I got a little out of the tea habit for awhile, and now I rotate through 6 flavors. I also like Bengal Spice by CS. I'll check out that other one. Here's a link: www.stashtea.com/products/sp
ice-dragon
-red-chai-herbal-tea

As one of the comments says, if you can't find it locally, you can order from them.

Blessed Be, Amanda

"I love myself the way I am, and still I want to grow;
But change outside can only come when deep inside I know:
I'm beautiful and capable of being the best me I can,
And I love myself just the way I am."

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emoticon Sounds good, but I probably can't get the things since I'm in rural Canada...

At the Bulk Barn here I got a great tea - Spice Dragon Red Chai - the name may not be exactly right, but those 4 words are definitely in the name - maybe in a different order. It's made by Stash.
I also get a Celestial Seasonings tea called Bengal Spice. I like both of these.
Oh, and another great Stash tea is Licorice Spice - wonderful if you like black licorice!!

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I haven't heard of them. Are they a store chain?

Oh I meant to mention about those Cuban black beans, I like these better than the plain ones because they are so flavorful--not spicy hot, just very savory!


Blessed Be, Amanda

"I love myself the way I am, and still I want to grow;
But change outside can only come when deep inside I know:
I'm beautiful and capable of being the best me I can,
And I love myself just the way I am."

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i love this idea. I love Red Zinger tea. If you have a Zaxby's close their grilled chicken on their salads are great.

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Members sometimes share favorite foods, tools, personal care, or housekeeping products. So here is a place to gather them. My first ones are foods. I'm sharing a link to a blog I wrote about favorite salads available at Fred Meyer and Safeway (though my closest ones don't have all 3) as well as my favorite at Trader Joe's.
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And here are two items I especially like at Trader Joe's: their Cuban Style Black Beans and Red Refresh Herbal Tea
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Yeah, I know that's really long. I was just going to include a link to the product info on the TJ site, but there are recipe links on that Google page as well.

If you liked Celestial Seasonings Red Zinger tea, but can't find it anymore, this one from Trader Joe's is quite similar. www.traderjoes.com/digin/pos
t/red-refr
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So those are my food picks. I look forward to seeing what other members want to tout. Whoa! Let me change that. I just Googled the meaning of tout, and it said "attempt to sell (something), typically by pestering people in an aggressive or bold manner." No aggression here--I just want to hear your suggestions! emoticon

Blessed Be, Amanda

"I love myself the way I am, and still I want to grow;
But change outside can only come when deep inside I know:
I'm beautiful and capable of being the best me I can,
And I love myself just the way I am."

[by Jai Josefs in his amazing song I Love Myself the Way I Am]

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