Whole Wheat BLT Caprese Panini

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I've been taking this new gym class on Tuesday and Thursday nights called Tabatas. Tabatas is an intense training class for 30 minutes where you do so many moves as you can in 20 seconds and you repeat that 7 times.  6 or  7 times, something like that. The killer for me is always burpees. Those things SUCK. The thing I love about that class is, is that I sweat every time. There's just something about sweating that gives me a high.   This Whole Wheat BLT Caprese Panini is actually fa ...

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Chopped Thai Chicken Salad

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I must admit something. I've been eating pretty terrible lately. That shrimp scampi pizza I made yesterday wasn't that healthy. On top of that, I've been eating Chinese Food from Panda Express, oatmeal raisin cookies, my favorite flax seed chips from Sam's Club, cheese sticks and Ben and Jerry's ice cream. I love carbs and I can't sop eating them! Thought a salad would be good to have in order to kick that carb habit. This is one of my favorite salads and I found it on Pinterest. It has ...

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Creamy Alfredo with Bacon and Peas

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Bacon, peas, and pasta in a hot tub full of creamy bacon-y alfredo sauce. That's whats for dinner tonight folks. Drop your dinner plans today, go to the grocery store, and get all the ingredients to make this now. Or.... you could always just go tomorrow and get the ingredients. It's almost 7pm here, and by now I would assume most people would have eaten already. This is one of the most amazing alfredo sauces I've had in awhile. Why? Because the alfredo sauce is cooked in leftover bacon that ...

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Tropical Quinoa Fruit Salad

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This Tropical Quinoa Fruit Salad screams Summer and it's packed with kiwi, mango, pineapple, and toasted coconut. The dressing I chose for this salad is a honey lime dressing and I was debating on using poppy seed dressing. Poppy seed dressing is one of my favorites and goes on everything but this honey lime dressing is perfect. The dressing has 2 tablespoons of honey, the zest of 1 lime, and the juice of one lime. That it is. This tropical quinoa fruit salad will be on your dinner table in no ...

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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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Weight Watcher’s Turkey, Corn, and Black Bean Chili

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This Turkey, Corn, and Black Bean chili is simply divine. I like to play around with the spices in my chili. Usually, it's a combo of 2 tablespoons of chili powder, 1 tsp of cumin, and some cayenne pepper or crushed red pepper flakes. The addition of canned chipotle peppers in this is wonderful and I will be adding some every time I make chili now! Top this with some reduced fat cheddar cheese, sour cream or cilantro. That would be additional points of course, one serving of this chili is only 5 ...

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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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Cheesy Chicken Jalapeno Popper Taquitos

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Since the Baked Buffalo Chicken Taquitos are doing so well on this blog(hope I don't jinx that), I decided to make the Jalapeno Popper Taquitos. I never used to like jalapenos. I one time got one in my eye and it wasn't any fun. Tried to get the nasty burn out of my eye for probably an hour. Wet wash cloths are good for that.  I decided in the future, I'll just use the already canned ones.  Then I don't have to bother chopping them at all. Much, much easier. These taquitos are stuffed w ...

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