Freezer Cooking: Calzones

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Calzones Calzones I decided I was going to make Calzones because my family loves them and they are relatively inexpensive. Then I decided they would make a super freezer meal. I gathered all the toppings you would need to make an awesome pizza. Calzone Ingredients: ricotta cheese, olive oil, mozzarella cheese, cooked chicken, corn, frozen peppers, mushrooms, fresh garlic, Pepperoni, Italian Meat, cottage cheese and ziplock freezer bags. I bought a hug box of dough at Sam's club for really ...

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St Patricks Day Green and White Muffin Pizzas

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Green and White Muffin Pizzas Recipe My family loves pizza and we could probably live on it a couple times a week for every meal. This however isn’t healthy and therefore we don’t do it. I like to give them something they like but with a healthier twist so we make pizzas at home on English Muffins. This gives me control of the amount of cheese and toppings that are put on. In honor of St. Patrick’s Day we have created Spinach and Cheese Pizzas. Our Green and White Muffin ...

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Recipes kids can make: St Patricks Day Waffles

Recipes for Kids

Recipes kids can make: The best thing about being a mom is finding things to do with your kids that create memories. We find recipes kids can make with a little bit of parental support. I find the easier the recipe the better. I also try to teach math and reading while making recipes in the kitchen. It is important to me that my kids eat healthy. It is also important that they learn to listen, work together, and try something new. When you chose to find recipes that kids can make you teach them ...

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Trader Joe’s Trip

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  Trader Joe's I have a weird grocery shopping routine. You see I switch store each week. This week I decided that all the stores in my area really didn't have great deals on the things we need. I go to kroger/ harris teeter using coupons, Sam's club which by the way is only $5.16 today for a membership <---- HUGE DEALS. Then I go to Trader Joe's. I make an emergency run to Food lion since it is near us. I have a $125 a week budget for 5 people. We eat a lot of fruit and veggies so I ...

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Low Calorie Recipes: Breakfast Casserole

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I don't know about you guys, but breakfast is my favorite meal of the day! It's also a meal that that you can pick up some extra unwanted calories if you aren't careful, so I was super excited to try out this Low Calorie Recipes:Breakfast Casserole! It's really filling and flavorful, and only 211 Calories a serving! Low Calorie Recipes: Breakfast Casserole Ingredients: 12 oz. reduced-fat bulk pork sausage 1 medium onion, chopped 2 eggs 4 egg whites 2 cups fat-free milk 1 1/2 tsp. stone ...

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Lucky Charms Treats Recipe for Kids

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Lucky Charms Treats Recipe I can still remember growing up and my mom making Rice Krispie Treats. I would make them at but my kids do not share the same enthusiasm I do. I think it is because they get all kinds of sugary treats, I did not have growing up. My daughter loves the cereal bars but unless I get a great sale they are not a good cost option for lunch snacks. We decided that in honor of St. Patrick’s Day we would embrace the Irish in us and make Lucky Charm Marshmallow Treats. Our ...

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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 ...

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Amazing Monkey Bread Recipe

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Monkey Bread recipe   I decided I wanted to try a new Monkey Bread recipe that I was going to make up all by myself. You read right this is self created based on what I like to eat. I had an idea to create a  monkey bread recipe using dinner rolls. I do not have time to make bread and I barely have time to make this simple recipe but I decided the time was worth it when I tasted what I had create. I created an amazing  raspberry bread. It was so good but with any new recipe you learn ...

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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 ...

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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, ...

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