Olive Garden’s Baked Tilapia with Shrimp (9 SmartPoints)

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On Monday, I went out with a couple of friends to exchange some Christmas presents at Olive Garden. Since it was Christmas, I decided to splurge a little and get Olive Garden's Baked Tilapia with Shrimp. The dish was 16.98. It's the perfect low carb dinner packed with protein and it's not boring at all. Don't want to spend 16.98 on such a fancy meal you can make at home? Well guess what you're in luck. Grocery stores often have sales on tilapia. Mine had tilapia for 6.99 a pound. Got two fairly ...

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Weight Watcher’s Bubble Up Chicken Pot Pie

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It is so freaking hot out! I am tired of walking outside and my clothes start to stick to me after 2 or 3 minutes. Gross. I'm ready for Fall and pumpkin flavored everything to come up here in about a month and a half.  Get ready for it people. You can tell when it's pumpkin season on Pinterest. Pumpkin flavored everything is being pinned.   Bubble up recipes are pretty popular on this site especially my recipe for Bubble Up Pizza and Bubble Up Enchiladas.  Chicken Pot Pie works wo ...

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Spaghetti Pie Retake

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Awhile back, I posted a recipe for Spaghetti Pie, and the photos were pretty bad. They were taken with my Olympus point and shoot camera. If you want to see the very bad photos of Spaghetti Pie click here to see the recipe. I plan on going back through some recipes I took in 2013 and re-posting the recipes again with better images. There's nothing wrong with posting the same recipe over again. I like making a recipe more than once, if I really like it. This recipe, I really REALLY liked ...

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Skinny Creamy Mac and Cheese

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This post is in preparation for an upcoming post sometime in the next day or two here.  Just wait until you see what I plan on doing with the leftovers tomorrow. :) This creamy mac and cheese is only 9 WWP+ per serving! Instead of making a roux with butter, the flour is added to milk and whisked until the flour is dissolved. Then the milk gets poured into the remaining milk mixture and it thickens! Who needs butter when making mac and cheese? Some panko bread crumbs get toasted on top of the ...

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Creamy Baked Ravioli

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I wish I could just go to one grocery store and get whatever I needed, but that isn't possible here. There is only one grocery store in town that I know of, where they have Cotija cheese. ANY grocery store is bound to have mozzarella cheese or provolone. It's nice being able to have a grocery store right next to my work, and it's very handy to just go over there on my break and grab something real quick.  Sometimes, I have to admit that I go there and just look around on my break. You never know ...

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Hawaiian Quesadillas

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Aloha from Hawaii.  I WISH I was in Hawaii right now. My friends are there soaking up the sun right now and I am so jealous of them! You should have packed me in your bags! This weekend, I cooked a 7.8 pound ham. That's a lot of ham for only two people living in one house. There was a brown sugar glaze recipe that I wanted to try, and the ham ended up over cooking. The recipe was planned to go on this blog, but never ended up getting on here because of the burnt crispy edges around the ham ...

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Salmon Guacamole Sandwiches

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Happy St Patrick's Day! I'm not Irish, but I like participating in the Holiday and wearing green things and making green food. There's also a chance of Northern Lights tonight, and right now there's a geometric storm going on with a level of 4. That's the largest the level has been since 2003 and the sky is pretty clear right now. Which is the number one thing you have to look for when shooting the Northern Lights. :) If you're not familiar with figuring out how and when to shoot the Northern ...

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Weight Watcher’s Mexican Casserole

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  Weight Watcher's Mexican Casserole is going to be your favorite new casserole recipe. It's packed with ground beef, tomatoes, corn, and black beans. I managed to cut back the sodium content down to about 200 mg using no salt added canned food. I've been on this low sodium kick lately and I found no salt added corn, black beans, and tomatoes at the grocery store. I even found low sodium taco seasoning. The only ingredients that had sodium in it was the cheese and corn tortillas. Trying to ...

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