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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Weight Watcher’s Cinnamon Rolls

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Last night was very productive. Made a dough for cinnamon rolls and got my database that I created to successfully display on my server for my homework assignment. I'm working on a form that allows a user to submit info, and that gets stored into a database. A lot of that probably doesn't make sense to you, but you do it every day when you're online. Submitting your info to order pizza online. Pizza Hut receives that in order for you to get pizza delivered to your house. That is kind of almost ...

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Kale, Pomegranate, Orange, and Kiwi Salad

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Pomegranates are in season and I wanted to make something with them. At the grocery stores they have the pomegranates that are already seeded for you, so you don't have to whack them out of there. I noticed them at the grocery store this week, but they are EXPENSIVE. It is much cheaper to buy your own pomegranate and get the seeds out yourself.  The first time I ever had a pomegranate was a disaster. Ben and I were trying exotic fruits at the grocery store, and we bought a pomegranate. We had no ...

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Weight Watcher’s Beef Stroganoff

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      Beef stroganoff is probably the hardest dish I've ever had to photograph. You've got the grey ground beef mixed with cream of mushroom soup and sour cream against the egg noodles. Dang. That is all I have to say.  I updated the photograph for this on 7/2/15. See the one below the new one? That was back when I was trying to shoot in artificial light, and just decided to screw artificial lighting. Natural is the way to go!       Beef stroganoff is a child hood fav ...

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Twice Baked Potatoes with Bacon and Cheddar

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Pictures updated 6/22/15 These twice baked potatoes are weight watcher friendly and loaded with cheese, sour cream and milk and topped with bacon! Can I tell you a secret? All these potato pictures were taken with no natural light. Yep, that is right. Some of you already know this, but I have a little studio down stairs next to the laundry room, where I'll go down stairs and take pictures. Sometimes, that can be quite the challenge, cause I'll have to hall everything down there. ...

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