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Thai Shrimp Soup

INGREDIENTS: 1 cup uncooked basmati rice 2 tablespoons butter 1 pound medium shrimp, peeled and deveined Salt and pepper, to taste 3 cloves garlic, minced 1 onion, diced 1 red bell pepper, diced 1 cup sliced mushrooms 2 tablespoon freshly grated ginger 2 tablespoon red curry paste 1 (12-ounce) can unsweetened coconut milk 3 cups […]

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Split Pea and Ham Soup (Pressure Cooker)

I made this for my family and they all had 2-3 servings! Ingredients: 1 bag of dried split peas (1 lb/16 oz) 8-16 oz of ham, chopped into small cubes 2 large carrots, thinly sliced 2 stalks of celery, thinly sliced 1 medium onion, diced 1 Tbsp minced garlic 2 medium potatoes, chopped into cubes […]

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Korean Bibimbap

Korean meals are so awesome because you are encouraged to share and try lots of sides.  Bibimbap is a staple Korean dish. It’s basically a bowl of steamed rice served with various vegetables (fresh or sautéed), a fried egg, some protein (red meat, chicken, tuna or tofu) and the sauce. Bowl Ingredients (2 servings): 4 […]

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Vegetarian Greek Platter

I struggle with finding balanced vegetarian dinners but this one is super simple and tasty. Feel free to add extra protein if desired. Pick and choose the ingredient ideas that your family enjoys. Quinoa Chick peas Hummus Greens (spinach, arugula or mixed greens) Cucumber, chopped Olives (I love Kalamata) Tomatoes, chopped Bell peppers, chopped Red […]

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Sweet Potato Veggie Bowl

To be honest, I do not love the flavor of sweet potatoes but they are a quality carb so I try to include easy sweet potato recipes.  Katie, my assistant, tried out this recipe and said that it was tasty and easy.  Have fun with adding your favorite toppings. Ingredients: 2 large sweet potatoes, cooked […]

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90-Second Gluten Free Bread in a Mug

To be honest, this recipe is not mine.  It’s actually a “keto” recipe.  Even though I am not a keto fan, it’s a good recipe.  This GF bread is made with clean ingredients, it’s quick to make, and tastes light and fluffy. My favorite way to eat it is to add almond butter and a […]

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Mushroom Sausage Soup

Mushrooms are a great way to bulk up soups and give them a meaty flavor.  I blended up ingredients in order to obtain a creamy consistency without anything bad.  This versatile soup recipe is full of veggies, flavor (without any extra spice) and I was able to cut down on the meat (sausage).  Feel free […]

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Egg Roll in a Bowl

I love egg rolls but the fried shell makes me feel bloated.  This recipes is quite similar to the egg roll base.  Of course, I have jazzed up this recipe adding more veggies but also making it super simple. Stir-Fry Ingredients: 1 bag cole slaw mix with carrots (~14 oz bag) 2-3 cloves garlic, minced […]

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Crockpot Turkey Chili with Black Beans & Squash

Everyone is loving my crockpot recipes and I have gotten some requests for Crockpot Chili (with meat).  I am sure you will love it. Ingredients: 2 cups dried black beans 1 pound ground turkey 2 cans diced tomatoes with juice (I love using zesty jalapeno flavor) 10-14 oz of frozen mixed bell pepper strips 6-8 oz of […]

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Best Gluten-Free Flatbread

I have been playing with this recipe for a while and finally perfected it!  Gluten free baking is torturous for me but this baking recipe is quite easy! Ingredients: 2 cup rolled oats 1 cup sunflower seeds 1/2 cup flax meal 1/2 cup almond meal 2 Tbsp chia seeds 1 tsp sea salt 1 Tbsp […]

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