Honey Roasted Peaches

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This shot took two different tries. The first time I tried to photograph these peaches, I tried using whipped cream on top of the peaches and that just ended up melting all over the peaches. Not a pretty picture. This would not look very appealing in front of a Chopped judge either.     I thought of what else I could use that would hold it's shape better and I knew I had some cream cheese in the fridge.  The second time I had to take this shot pretty fast before the cream cheese me ...

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Chicken Fruit Salad with Poppy Seed Dressing

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I was at the lake cabin this weekend and found this wonderful Poppy Seed dressing in one of the fridges called Brianna's Homestyle Poppyseed Dressing. WOWSAS! Is this salad dressing ever good.  Had it on some chicken, fresh spinach, and strawberries. I was so excited about this dressing, I had to add it to my grocery list and got it at the grocery store . All Natural Ingredients like the bottle says. Just vinegar, olive oil, poppy seeds, etc. No added extra junk like fillers. That is pretty ...

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Skinny Buffalo Chicken Dip

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Make sure you have the recipe with you if you ever bring this dip to a party, because people will be asking for it left and right. I've brought this to a pot luck at work and I had many people asking for the recipe. Although that dip was made in the slow cooker and it wasn't a skinny version. This dip is for people watching their waste line or maybe just trying to eat a little healthier. I had a lot of shredded rotisserie chicken leftover from the day before. I just love buying those ...

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Weight Watcher’s BLT Pasta Salad

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This fun Weight Watcher's BLT Pasta Salad is the perfect side to bring to your next 4th of July gathering.  A lighter version of a pasta salad with a spin on the classic BLT sandwich. For the 4th of July the husband and I are packing it up and going to the lake. Just like all North Dakotan's and Minnesotan's do around this time of year. You'll get eaten alive by mosquitos and stay awake all night listening to never ending fireworks being shot off. We did not go out and buy any fireworks at ...

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Skinny Frozen Hot Chocolate

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Am I  the only facebook page owner out there that is completely pissed off with how many of my actual fans can see my posts? Before the new change, I'd say about a good 80% of my fans saw my posts and now it's only 25%. There were a few good posts of mine like the sausage and potato recipe that went viral on facebook and had over 100K in shares and that peanut butter brownie pizza recipe that was pretty much the same deal. Now I'd be happy if I got over 50 shares! It's kind of sad. Maybe one day ...

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Simple Cucumber Salad

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I hope everyone is having a great Memorial Day weekend so far! I did a lot of bird watching and star gazing at the cabin this weekend.   On top of that, when the husband and I were coming home on Sunday night we ended up getting a flat tire and had to drive back to the cabin. He changed the tire all by himself which was pretty impressive. On the way back, we ended up hearing another hissing sound coming from one of the tires, so we thought it was another flat tire. Anyways we are ...

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Orange Fluff

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Since the pumpkin fluff post has been really popular lately, I thought I'd make Orange Fluff. I think I like it better than the pumpkin fluff actually. It's kind of amazing what instant jello will turn into when you add in a box of instant pudding mix an some cool whip. There's many possibilities with this, look for more "fluff" recipes coming soon! To make this all you do is dissolve the orange jello in a cup of water. Once the orange jello is completely dissolved, add in a cup of cold water ...

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Gazpacho Soup

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I first tried gazpacho when I was on my honeymoon in Jamaica. The soup was presented in  these little wine glasses and it was delicious. It almost reminds me of eating salsa with a spoon, although the soup is  blended and salsa is kind of chunky. Gazpacho is an easy way to use up all those summer tomatoes that are growing in your garden. This soup freezes well too. I didn't have any storage containers to freeze food in, but luckily  we had some freezer bags. I need to buy some more storage co ...

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