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Honey Sriracha Glazed Chicken

OK, I know it’s no grilling season for some of you yet, but what can I say? I’m from California and we have grilling season 365 days of the year. This is a super simple recipe, that’s low-calorie and pretty … Continue reading

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Turkey Stuffed Poblanos

I love to make this dish with turkey leftovers, but you can just as easily use chicken if you prefer. Since there are just the two of us, I usually freeze two of them for later use. I make them … 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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Holy Yum Chicken

I have to admit I kind of chuckled at the name of this recipe when a Facebook friend shared it with me; however after trying it I think the name is spot on. Holy yum Batman, this chicken is delicious!

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Crock Pot Sesame Chicken

I love orange chicken, but because of the breading I just can’t have it any more. And that’s a shame, because Trader Joe’s has a nice low-calorie and low-sodium version. Such is life though. That’s why I was thrilled to … Continue reading

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Cooking Sprays – Healthy or Harmful?

At first glance, cooking spray may seem like the near perfect food for anyone watching their calories. After all, it has no calories, no fat and even no sodium. But upon closer observation, that’s part of the problem — the … Continue reading

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Wendy’s Go Wrap Misses the Mark

I have to admit I’m not a huge Wendy’s fan – mostly because of the (non) availability of their healthier menu selections. Calorie-wise their baked potato sans butter, with a tad bit of sour cream is an acceptable choice; however … Continue reading

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Healthier Choices at Freebirds World Burrito

Freebirds World Burrito is new to our town, so I decided to check them out and see what healthier options they might have. And thanks to the magic of the internet — and online nutritional information — I was able … Continue reading

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Ham and Cabbage Casserole

This stove top casserole is pretty easy to make and it’s a great way to use that leftover ham. I use Kirkland ham because it’s very low in sodium (and also pretty tasty), but it will certainly work with any … Continue reading

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Chicken Gyros

Since I’m now making my own pita bread, I thought it would only be fitting to make some chicken gyros. This is a pretty basic recipe, and since it makes six servings, I freeze the leftovers. It makes for a … Continue reading

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