Tropical Quinoa Fruit Salad

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This Tropical Quinoa Fruit Salad screams Summer and it's packed with kiwi, mango, pineapple, and toasted coconut. The dressing I chose for this salad is a honey lime dressing and I was debating on using poppy seed dressing. Poppy seed dressing is one of my favorites and goes on everything but this honey lime dressing is perfect. The dressing has 2 tablespoons of honey, the zest of 1 lime, and the juice of one lime. That it is. This tropical quinoa fruit salad will be on your dinner table in no ...

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Weight Watcher’s Frozen Grasshopper Pie

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St Patrick's Day is only good for one thing and that is MINT. Mint and chocolate are meant to be together. At least I know that much is true. This is a no bake pie. It starts off with instant pistachio pudding. That sounds really weird for a mint dessert doesn't it? It works though, so trust me on this one. Next,  fold in some cool whip and mint extract and then poor it over a pie crust. Pop the pie in the freezer and wait for a couple hours for the pie to set. This pie takes no time to ...

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Slow Cooker Buffalo Chicken Lettuce Wraps

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Ok guys, you are obsessed with Buffalo Chicken! The Buffalo Chicken Baked Taquitos have gone viral and have been pinned over 16K times since last month. Yay! You guys also really like the Buffalo Chicken Lasagna. Buffalo Chicken is pretty much good with anything I've come to realize and I can't stop eating it! It's super easy to make if you have a slow cooker. Just throw in some frozen boneless skinless chicken breasts in the crock pot for 8 hours with some water. The water poaches the chicken ...

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Parmesan Couscous with Roasted Garlic and Pine Nuts

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It's already Sunday and it will be Monday before you know it. Boohoo. On Saturday morning, I was going to go and work out at the gym like I usually do. That changed, when my car had a thin sheet of ice on it, and it took me about 30 minutes to scrape off the ice on my car. By the time I was done scraping off the car, the class had already started.  That was a good upper arm workout. My Mom and I went shopping at Michael's and Home Goods on Saturday afternoon. It was a beautiful day and it ...

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Sugar-Free Peanut Butter Cookies

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About a month ago, I went to the doctor and had a visit. Found out my blood sugar levels are a bit high. Yikes! I then began to look at everything I was eating in the day. The first things I noticed were yogurt and soda. A 12 ounce can of cherry coke has 44 grams of sugar. My yogurt had 17. That is 61 g of sugar every day that I was eating.  Those two foods have been eliminated from my diet. I do however like to enjoy a can of Cherry soda maybe once or twice a week still. Another food ...

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Skinny Peppermint Fudge

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Skinny fudge you say? Is that even possible? Yes it is possible, because you can use fat free sweetened condensed milk and melt everything together in a microwave. This fudge comes together in no TIME!  Here's a good tip. Before you pour the chocolate into the pan, put some parchment on top of the plan, so you can easily lift the fudge out of the pan and cut it when it hardens. The hard part is letting it sit in the fridge, so it hardens up a bit. It's an easy recipe to use in your list ...

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Skinny Cut-Out Sugar Cookies

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  You can bring these cookies to a a Holiday party and not let anyone know they were Weight Watcher Cookies. Believe me, no one will know the difference! They tasted like the sugar cookies my Grandma would always make but with less butter. Butter is my favorite baking ingredient to work with and when I bake, I don't want to leave that out! The blue frosting color I made, almost reminded me of the Disney Movie Frozen. Make them for that too. Theyre supposed to be snowflakes. Parden my ...

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Baked Acorn Squash with Brown Sugar and Butter

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Baked Acorn Squash with Brown Sugar and Butter is my favorite way to have squash. The squash gets baked in an oven until it's fork tender, and a brown sugar maple butter gets smeared all over the squash.  Then you bake the squash in the oven for about an hour at 400 degrees. When you take the squash out of the oven, you'll notice a glorious pool of butter, maple syrup, and brown sugar just waiting to be scooped up an eaten with your choice of kitchen utensil. Your house will smell amazing and ...

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