Tag Archives: healthy living

Firecracker Chicken

This is a quick and easy recipe that Charles adapted a bit to cut-back on the calories. I serve it with some white rice and veggies. The sodium is higher than I usually like, but it’s all from the Frank’s … Continue reading

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Buffalo Chicken Lettuce Wraps

These lettuce wraps make a very tasty appetizer. Although the sodium is a bit high, it’s still doable if you limit the serving to 2. Still they are pretty filling. I use the “growing” butter lettuce, which is very easy … Continue reading

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Eating Gluten-Free in Taos

Admittedly, Charles and I have some favorite road trip restaurants. These places usually have some sentimental value, as we’ve been going to them for years and years. Such is the case with Taos Pizza Outback. It’s just a funky little … Continue reading

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Teriyaki Burgers

In my ongoing quest to find more non-sandwich lunch entrees, I happened across this recipe. I decided to tweak it a bit by making my own lower-sodium teriyaki sauce. The result was yummy and low-calorie. Be forewarned though, these burgers … Continue reading

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Crock Pot Cashew Chicken

I had my doubts about this recipe, because it just didn’t look like enough sauce, but it worked out just fine. As it cooked, the liquid increased. I used rice flour to dodge the wheat, and although it’s higher in … Continue reading

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Honey Mustard Chicken with Low-Sodium Teriyaki Sauce

I got this recipe from the good folks at Murphys Mustard Company , at the last Farmer’s Market of the year. I absolutely love their mustard, as it’s  very natural and low in sodium.  Unfortunately it’s not widely available outside … Continue reading

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Treats in Moderation

This time of year everyone is talking about treats; but treats fail to be treats when you splurge every day, or even every week. Moderation is the key word, and I’m happy to report that I managed to moderate my … Continue reading

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Road Trip Treat

Athough I take care to eat healthy on the road, I’m of the opinion that everyone deserves a treat now and again. Truth be told, I don’t really plan for many treats; after all a treat really isn’t a treat … Continue reading

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Ham & Cheese Pockets

When I first created this recipe I made it with Jennie O Turkey ham; but once I discovered that Kirkland ham has just about the same amount of sodium I switched over to that. Either way works just fine. The … Continue reading

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Bacon Wrapped Cod, Campground Style

While trying to come up with simple recipes for the camper van trip, we had to also take into consideration what products would be available locally. To that end we decided to do a simple but fun grilled fish recipe. … Continue reading

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