Lasagna Skillet

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  I have a new favorite recipe site. I've been pinning recipes like mad from I think it's a sister site of, because I see it linked on the bottom of theirs. You should check it out.. Oh yah, and the greatest part of that website is that they have nutrition info on there too. SCORE! Lasagna skillet takes less than 30 minutes to make. It's a lot faster than making the layered lasagna. The noodles cook in the skillet with the water and marinara sauce. There's ...

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Kid Friendly Pasta

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The Food Network has been having new shows of the Pioneer Woman lately. She is one of my new favs. Ina still is in first place though, but I just love to watch her cook and learn about her life and family. Much more interesting than mine is anyway. On Saturday's show she made this pasta. I wanted to make it right away since I had all the ingredients on hand. This pasta should be called Kid and Adult Friendly Pasta. You just don't have to be a kid to enjoy this one. It has 3 of my favorite ...

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Taco Pasta Bake


  I'm so glad that I stumbled across this recipe on pinterest. Yes, I know.... another pinterest recipe. If you haven't gotten on this website yet, I suggest you do and take a look around. There's all sorts of things to look at on there, and you don't just have to be a girl to like pinterest. Pinterest can be for men as well. There was nothing wrong with this recipe at all and I didn't change a thing to it. However, the cream cheese I added in had scallions in it, and I didn't ...

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Cheesy Enchilada Casserole

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I thought this casserole was way better than the Chicken Tamale Casserole I made about a week ago. I love the corn in this too and it's very cheesy, very cheesy indeed. This casserole almost reminded me of a Mexican lasagna and the beef mixture had black beans, corn, and salsa in it. You get one really big  and filling slice for only 8 points. That's not bad. I ordered a new ice pop mold from amazon  and should be getting it this week sometime. I also ordered a cook book called Paletas. Be on ...

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Healthy Fish and Chips

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I hope everyone had a great Memorial Day weekend. I know I did. I went to the lakes with Ben's family, read the book 50 Shades of Grey, and did a lot of shopping. I even caught my own walleye at the fish market, which is basically my idea of fishing. It was good walleye too. You can use whatever type of fish you like for this though. Walleye is a sweet fish and makes for great fish and chips. Did you know that cereal can make a really good coating for chicken or fish? This recipe said to use ...

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Weight Watcher’s Chicken Enchilada Pasta

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You know what, I really hate the meteorologists where I live. They predicted about a foot of snow to fall between Tuesday and Wednesday, and we only got about 4 inches. What the heck??! Everyone in the area was expecting a huge snow storm. Even my dogs. I was hoping to stay home and bake today, but never got to. So disappointed in that but oh well. What can you do, you know? I actually took a cup of the finished pasta, and figured out how many servings there were in a recipe. Turns out there ...

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Rigatoni with Sausage and Kale

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Another super easy recipe to make. While the pasta is cooking (which only takes 8 minutes), brown the sausage and once the sausage is done add in the kale. It will turn bright green. Add in the chicken broth and scrape off the brown bits on the bottom of the pan. There were quite a bit on mine. It's almost like making a gravy. Top with some parmesan cheese and enjoy. In no time you'll have dinner on the table. If you've never tried kale before it kind of reminds me of spinach but more ...

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Cheesy Chicken Tortilla Soup

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I remember this being a soup that my brother and I would always like, whenever my Mom made it. Dare I say this, but the one she used was way too cheesy. This recipe had just the right amount of cheese and it didn't require a whole brick of Velveeta. Yes, this soup has velveeta cheese. Don't judge! The soup almost reminded me of making that velveeta cheese dip, where you just add in a can of rotel tomatoes. That's exactly what I added too, since I didn't have any salsa at all in the house. It was ...

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