Low Calorie Recipes: Chicken Enchiladas!

Low Calorie Recipes

  I love Mexican food! Anything spicy is for me! So when I had my latest craving for Mexican food I knew I had to try out these awesome Low Calorie Recipes: Chicken Enchiladas. It has just the right amount of heat with a fraction of the calories of other recipes! So here it is, My Low Calorie Recipes: Chicken Enchiladas! Here is what you will need for this Low Calorie Recipes: Chicken Enchiladas: For the Sauce: 2 cloves of garlic, minced 1 can diced green chilis (mild or hot … [Read more...]

Low Calorie Recipes: Homemade “Fried” Pickles with Homemade Ranch!

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Fried pickles was one of my favorite foods before I started my Weight Loss Journey (If you haven't yet, you can read about my weight loss journey HERE) and I really missed them, but they are loaded with fat and calories (anything fried usually is right!?) So I thought they would be off limits for good. Not anymore! At only 102 Calories for 12 yummy pickles, this is the perfect low calorie recipe for healthy eaters everywhere! Here is my recipe for Low Calorie Recipes: Homemade "Fried" Pickles … [Read more...]

low Calorie Recipes: Rice Cereal Chicken!

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Low Calorie Recipes: Rice Cereal Chicken and Rice  Our first Recipe in our Low Calorie Recipes series! Today, I am going to share one of my favorite Low calorie recipes with you! This is super easy to make, and really yummy! The whole meal clocks in at only 356 calories! Low Calorie Recipes: Rice Cereal Chicken with a teriyki orange marmalade sauce and wild rice You will need: For the Chicken: cooking spray 1 tablespoon sesame seeds 4 cups crispy rice cereal 1/2 teaspoon … [Read more...]

Taco Bake Recipe

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Bring Quick and Tasty Mexican to the table with this simple Taco Bake. Preparing dinner doesn't have to be time consuming and boring. You can create simple meals at home that are full of flavor and have everyone asking you to make it again. This has quickly become one of my family's favorite recipes. Taco Bake Ingredients 2 cans of Great Value Crescent Rolls 1 lb ground turkey or ground hamburger 1 packet taco seasoning 8 oz bag of shredded cheese (recommend colby jack, … [Read more...]

Polish Sausage, Potatoes, and Sauerkraut Crockpot Recipe

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One of my favorite comfort foods is Sauerkraut. I know it may not sound as comforting as macaroni and cheese or ice cream but I loved when my mom made Polish Sausage and Sauerkraut. There as always something about the smells that would fill the house and the full bellies after dinner that brought comfort. With my busy schedule, I found that I could quickly assemble it in the crockpot and smell the awesomeness all day long. Here is my simple recipe for a little Polish comfort.  Polish Crockpot … [Read more...]

Not Your Mama’s Meatloaf

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I will admit it, I am not a meatloaf fan. Before my father-in-law cooked it 2 months ago it had probably been 2 years since I had eaten it. I know it is just meat in the shape of a loaf but it has never appealed to me.  I am outnumbered in my house though because my husband, father-in-law, and son all like it. I decided it would be nice to treat my father-in-law since 2 weeks ago he bought steak and lobster. While I was looking for hamburger meat, I strolled by the sausage aisle and seen … [Read more...]

Pork Garlic Butter Stir Fry Recipe

Pork Garlic Butter Stir Fry Recipe

I know stir-fry can be healthy but I have always avoided cooking them. I even owned a wok for several years but the thought of cooking with soy sauce grossed me out. I do not like Thai or Chinese food so ideas of sauces friends would suggest were quickly shot down. I finely grew frustrated when I had a load of fresh veggies and stir fry seemed like the logical way to cook them. So I took to the internet and compared different recipes. For dinner that night I made stir fry (soy sauce free) and my … [Read more...]

Turkey,Broccoli and Cheese Biscuit Bake Recipe

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I had turkey leftovers and wanted to use them up but was not in the mood for traditional turkey again. It was also a cold day and I knew that a warm dinner would be the perfect way to end our day. So I got out my leftover turkey, fresh veggies, and Great Value biscuits and created a hearty meal that was well received by everyone. Turkey,Broccoli and Cheese Biscuit Bake 2 packages Great Value Biscuits 4 cups leftover turkey 2 cups broccoli or broccoli/cauliflower mix (fresh or … [Read more...]

Creamy Garlic Penne with Turkey Recipe

Creamy Garlic Penne with Turkey

I ended up with several pounds of penne noodles leftover after I had to make pasta salad for a luncheon. I had leftover turkey also so I decided to put them together and came up with this delicious dish. The best part was it is made with leftovers so it was a snap to assemble and cook. Creamy Garlic Penne with Turkey 2+ Cups of Leftover Turkey 1 lb box of pasta (cooked according to directions on box) 2 Tbsp butter or margarine 3 minced garlic cloves 2 Tbsp flour 1 cup broth … [Read more...]

Turkey Parmesan Stromboli Recipe

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Whenever I cook a turkey dinner, I always end up with leftovers. My family is never in the mood for second turkey dinner anytime soon. My kids would rather eat pizza for dinner every night but I hate to waste food. Thus reinventing leftovers becomes a necessity at my house. Tonight I came up with a surefire way to please the kids, use up the leftovers, and make the adults happy. Turkey Parmesan Stromboli (with Great Value refrigerated pizza dough) 2 packages Great Value refrigerated … [Read more...]