Crustless Spinach and Gouda Quiche

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If you're counting carbs, this quiche is for you! The original recipe calls for a pie crust and I opted out. It's packed full of spinach for some fiber and protein, and the gouda cheese, just makes it gouda! Sorry, for the lame joke about cheese. The first time I had this quiche was at my brother's house. He had made it for breakfast once. We had it at 9am in the morning. That same morning my Mom and I were driving home from Minneapolis. This quiche kept me full until about 1pm. Now, ...

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Baked Coconut Shrimp

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I have something to admit. I haven't been going to the gym lately. Instead, there's this website called youtube where you can watch workouts and do them at home. One brilliant thing about doing this, is that you can workout in your bra and underwear. If you wore just that to the gym, you'd probably get kicked out. Jillian Michael's has been kicking my little booty. I'm also thinking about starting my own youtube channel. Might as well put my ipad to use other than using it to watch videos ...

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Skinny No Bake Pumpkin Cheesecake Bars

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Remember that cannoli dip I made last night? Well, I didn't feel like dipping anymore and I thought that would be a great base for a no-bake cheesecake. I ended up pulverizing a couple of graham crackers for the crust and poured the rest of the cannoli dip on top of the graham cracker crust. Voila, it's like a two-fer recipe. What a great idea, cause it turned out great. It's best to put this in the freezer for a bit so it firms up before cutting. Today, I noticed at the grocery store, that ...

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Skinny Pumpkin Cinnamon Rolls

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This week has been so busy! On Thursday, my brother and his wife were up here for the funeral and on Friday I was out of town all day. I haven't had much time to cook anything at all. The Fall season is approaching really fast. I went looking at all my past pumpkin recipes on this blog, and noticed they needed major picture updating. Like these pumpkin cinnamon rolls. You can see the original pic here on this link. Pretty terrible pictures, but the new pics make me feel like I've come a long ...

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Berry Tart with Lemon Cookie Crust

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Every time this happens. When I've wanted to go out into my garden and actually do some work in it like weeding, it stinking rains! For once I'd just like to go out there and clear out all the weeds in the garden. Can you believe that next weekend is already the 4th of July? It's great because we get a 3 day weekend that week, but it is also sad because that means that Summer is almost half ways over with for us. To celebrate 4th of July, I made this patriotic red, white, and blue Mixed ...

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Weight Watcher’s Easy Cherry Crisp

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Happy Friday! I have the day off since it's Good Friday,  so I decided to make some cherry crisp. This recipe is so ridiculously easy it's almost embarrassing. Instead of baking the crisp in the oven, you could make this in the microwave. The reason why this cherry crisp is easy, is that it calls for store bought granola. If you make it homemade, you have to combine all the ingredients in a stander mix including butter, oatmeal, sugar, flour, etc. Use whatever frozen fruit you have on ...

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Lighter Beijing Beef { Weight Watcher’s }

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This may sound a bit crazy but  I've never had anything at Panda Express before up until about a month ago. They have been open up in the new strip mall here, and just right across from Panda Express is a brand spanking new Chipotle. It's been too busy to go in there yet. My town that I live in is known for chain restaurants, but up until now we had never had a Panda Express or Chipotle. Crazy right?! I believe we did used to have a Panda Express in the mall. Panda Express is so stinking ...

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Sweet Potato and Sausage Hash

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Sweet Potato and Sausage Hash is  a good way to start off any weekend morning. The sweet potatoes get cooked in some boiling water.  The sausage and onion get cooked in a skillet and I learned something new today while cooking sausage. If you poor in a little bit of water, that helps to get the brown sticky bits off the bottom of the pan. The water will absorb in the skillet and your pan will be clean. The sausage and sweet potatoes give you that sweet and salty combo, and then you have that egg ...

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