Bacon and Cheddar Baked Potatoes

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These baked potatoes are topped with bacon, cheddar, green onions, and sour cream and can even be made Weight Watcher friendly. Can you believe it's Nov 1st already? On Halloween, the high was 39 degrees and the night before that was a low of 20. Brrrrr!!! Winter has definitively hit here. I went to the grocery store this morning to find my frozen hash browns and the Halloween candy had already been replaced with Christmas candy. That is sad! I did spy some limited edition Peppermint Oreos ...

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Weight Watcher’s Spaghetti Carbonara

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I've been eating a lot of eggs lately with an English muffin. I was getting kind of bored of that, so I changed it up a bit. I can't get enough of English muffins with the nooks and crannies and then a little melted butter on that. Yummmmmm.....   Sometimes, I'll add some bacon on top and cheese to make a breakfast sandwich. Spaghetti Carbonara is almost like a deconstructed version of that sandwich. The noodles are the English muffins that the cheese and egg sticks too, and then the bacon. If ...

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Weight Watcher’s Apple Crisp

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This apple crisp is a lightened up version of the classic.  Apple Crisp has always been my favorite Fall treat to look forward to. I remember the very first apple crisp recipe I ever made and that had over a stick of butter in it. Yikes! This recipe still has all the basic apple crisp ingredients but only 3 tablespoons of butter. There now, isn't that better than 1 stick of butter? I still think there needs to be some kind of fat, because I don't know what else you use instead of the butter? I ...

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Olive Garden Pasta e Fagioli

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Olive Garden's famous Pasta e Fagioli soup is good on cold Fall nights with some melted cheese on top, and piece of crusty bread! A copy cat version you can make at home. Sadly, Summer is coming to and end here. Today is the last day, that it will be in the 80's and the rest of the week is in the mid 50's. When the weather starts getting cold, it's time to take out the big old, blue dutch oven and make a big pot of soup. Have you ever made too much of something and wonder how on earth ...

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Ultimate Blueberry Muffins

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I made a second batch of these without the brown sugar topping on them, and liked them better. It has been a long Birthday Weekend and I'm glad to finally be home. Birthday Weekend is when everyone goes up to the cabin to celebrate 4 birthday's that happen all in one week in my husbands family. There were about 13 people there and 5 dogs. And if you're wondering how 13 people can fit into one cabin, they can't, cause there's actually 2 cabins. We had sloppy joes, corn on the cob, watermelon, ...

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Chicken Tortilla Rollups

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I've been reading romance novels on my ipad lately. Don't look at me that way, they were free. I just love it how this one couple in my book met. Over bacon sandwiches with a can of coke. This girl stumbled into this guys apartment whom she thought was her friends apartment but it wasn't. The number was upside down.  She ended up having lunch there with some strange man she'd never met before. The guy was cooking bacon on his stove top and just put the bacon between two pieces of buttered ...

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Avocado and Egg Toasts

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Here's how to easily Poach an Egg. I've heard you can even do this in the microwave if you have a microwave safe mug. An easy breakfast to make at work. 1. Find an egg. Any egg.   2. Bring an 8 in skillet to a boil or simmer. 3. Crack an egg open and put the egg in a small bowl. About small enough to hold an egg. 4. Carefully pour the egg into the simmering water and let the egg boil for 3 to 5 minutes. I let my egg cook for 3 minutes. Depending on how high the ...

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Weight Watcher’s “Unfried” Chicken

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This recipe took me a couple tries to get right. The first time was a disaster. The chicken turned out really dry and the recipe didn't say what to do with the cornflakes  so I just crushed them in a bag until they were done. It also called for mayo to coat the chicken. The second time I tried making this I changed a few things. I still used cornflakes as the bread crumbs and made sure to pulverize them in the food processor. Completely pulverize them. You don't want chunks of cornflakes ...

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