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Eating Healthy in a Diner

What do you think of when you hear the word “diner”? For me, the word evokes images of greasy food, huge portions and lots of fat-laden dishes. And in truth, that’s what many diners are; however there is one diner … 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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Orange Chicken and Vegetable Stir Fry

Here’s a quick and easy lunch recipe. For an Asian dish, it’s pretty low in sodium too. And with ¾ cup of rice it’s just over 300 calories – the perfect target for lunch.

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Tasty Thai Tuna Burgers

This is a low-sodium remake of a Better Homes and Gardens recipe. The original recipe used fish sauce, which is pretty high in sodium, so I substituted Hoisin sauce, which has about half the sodium. I also used Trader Joe’s … Continue reading

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Sizzler’s Salad Bar Rocks

I just love a good salad bar, but since Fresh Choice closed its doors it’s been tough going on the salad bar front. I did try Home Town Buffet, which was a huge mistake. For a buffet they have a … Continue reading

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Shrimp and Corn Salad

I got this recipe idea after having something similar at Fresh Choice last week. Their version was good, but you could tell they didn’t use fresh corn. Plus they had some tomatoes and a bit of dressing on it. We decided … Continue reading

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Chicken Alfredo Pizza

I had a hankering for something just a tad bit different the other day lunch, so I whipped up this Chicken Alfredo Pizza. If you start with a small Boboli, you can pretty much keep the calories down if you … Continue reading

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BBQ Chicken Pizza Roll-Ups

Here’s a fun little lunch recipe, that’s pretty filling yet low in calories and sodium. I have to admit it was a little cumbersome to move the finished product from the cutting board to the cookie sheet, but hubby held … Continue reading

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Ham & Swiss Lunch Roll

Since I decided I could have a little ham now and again, I’ve been searching far and wide for doable recipes for leftover ham. I mean there are just two of us, and if you keep your portion down to … Continue reading

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Low Calorie Ham & Swiss Lunch Roll

Here’s a fun little lunch recipe that’s just great for leftover ham. It’s a little higher than I like to go sodium-wise, but if I really watch what I eat the rest of the day it’s doable. Pair it with … Continue reading

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