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Honey Bunches of Oats® Crusted Fish Sticks only use 4 ingredients; Honey Bunches of Oats with Almonds, cod, flour, and egg. Healthy homemade fish sticks.

Honey Bunches of Oats® Crusted Fish Sticks


This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #PrizesWithPost #CerealAnytime #CollectiveBias Honey Bunches of Oats® Crusted Fish Sticks are healthy and fast! Cereal is a main food group at our house. We eat it just about any time of the day, and especially for a late night snack. It is packed with vitamins…

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Banana Breakfast Cake contains no oil and has a healthy 3 ingredient Greek yogurt frosting. Who doesn’t want a healthful version of cake for breakfast?!

Banana Breakfast Cake


Banana Breakfast Cake is a healthier (there is no oil) version of cake that is topped with a healthy 3-ingredient cinnamon-y Greek yogurt frosting. Three glorious words; cake for breakfast! When you think about some breakfast foods – like donuts, French toast, cinnamon rolls and some pancakes, this Banana Breakfast Cake just makes sense. Frosting it with a simple three…

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Italian Roasted Broccoli features broccoli tossed in Italian dressing, roasted to perfection and then topped with Parmesan cheese crumbles. So simple!

Italian Roasted Broccoli


Italian Roasted Broccoli features broccoli tossed in Italian dressing, roasted to perfection and then topped with Parmesan cheese crumbles. So simple and delicious! I am so excited to announce that my 16 year old daughter will now eat broccoli! She has never liked it, but now she will eat it every way I make it (so far). Even this Italian…

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Honey Glazed Baby Carrots combine carrots, butter, and honey to make a delicious and healthy 3 ingredients vegetarian side dish the kids will love.

Honey Glazed Baby Carrots


Carrots, creamy butter and sweet honey are all you need to make these delicious and healthy Honey Glazed Baby Carrots. A vegetable side dish even the kids will love! These Honey Glazed Baby Carrots couldn’t be any easier! We basically love just about every vegetable at our house. I mean, they are so versatile and good for us. We make them…

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Chicken Salad combines chicken, cucumber, yogurt, avocado, salt, pepper and lime juice to make a dish with no mayo that is quick, easy and super healthy!

Super Healthy Chicken Salad


Super Healthy Chicken Salad is quick, easy, and mayonnaise free! I am always looking for ways to make dishes lower in fat and calories, allowing us to eat better overall. So when I was coming up with this recipe for Super Healthy Chicken Salad I decided to substitute the mayonnaise with a mixture of mashed avocado and plain yogurt. We…

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Skillet Beef Tagine with Spiralized Butternut Squash combines beef, shallots, tomatoes, spiralized butternut squash and spices to make a healthy dish.

Skillet Beef Tagine with Spiralized Butternut Squash


Skillet Beef Tagine with Spiralized Butternut Squash features tender beef, shallots, spicy tomatoes, spiralized butternut squash, and spices. A healthy and delicious dish! Tagine originated in North Africa, Morocco, and Algeria. It is a meat stew that is slow cooked in an earthenware pot. This recipe, that I have adapted, comes from My Recipes. My version, Skillet Beef Tagine with Spiralized Butternut…

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Spicy Chicken, Squash, and Tomatoes features olive oil, chicken, zucchini, yellow squash, Hunt’s canned tomatoes, and onions with herbs and spices.

Spicy Chicken, Squash, and Tomatoes


This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #HuntsHasHeart #CollectiveBias. Spicy Chicken, Squash, and Tomatoes is packed with vitamin rich veggies and lean protein, making it the perfect dish to kick off Heart Health month! February is Heart Health month! Heart health is near and dear to me personally because, like many…

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Pan Fried Fish with Oranges and Pecans features white fish, shallots, white wine vinegar, orange juice, and butter. A quick, easy, and healthy dish.

Pan Fried Fish with Oranges and Pecans


Pan Fried Fish with Oranges and Pecans is quick, healthy, and sure to impress! My husband, Lee, loves fish. So far, he has liked every way I have prepared it for him, and this Pan Fried Fish with Oranges and Pecans is a favorite. I am truly a lucky lady because Lee will eat anything I put in front of him.…

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Super Easy Pan Fried Fresh Green Beans combine string beans, olive oil, garlic, salt, pepper, and water to make a healthy, tasty, quick, and easy side dish.

Super Easy Pan Fried Fresh Green Beans


Super Easy Pan Fried Fresh Green Beans is an easy, healthy, and tasty side dish! My favorite side dishes to make are like this Super Easy Pan Fried Fresh Green Beans. This dish only requires a few ingredients, is inexpensive, is healthy, and is quick and easy. I love it when that happens! These green beans differ from the canned type…

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Refreshing Winter Fruit Salad features red and green apple, kiwi, strawberry, pineapple, and mandarin oranges topped with a honey lemon dressing. Healthy!

Refreshing Winter Fruit Salad


Refreshing Winter Fruit Salad is easy, healthy, and delicious! We love eating fruit all winter long, and this Refreshing Winter Fruit Salad is one of our favorite ways to eat it. This fruit salad also stores well, so we can prepare it and have it ready in the fridge whenever we want a sweet, yet healthy snack. I call it…

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Roasted Chicken, Potatoes, & Carrots: Whole chicken, red potatoes, carrots, onion, olive oil, thyme, and parsley is all you need to make this meal in a pan!

Roasted Chicken, Potatoes, & Carrots


Roasted Chicken, Potatoes, & Carrots is a one pan meal. It is healthy and delicious! Preparing the whole meal and tossing it in a pan to cook is right up my alley! And this Roasted Chicken, Potatoes, & Carrots is that kind of meal. I modified a recipe from Taste of Home and this is what I came up with. We try…

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Double Chocolate Banana Oatmeal Muffins have oats, cocoa, buttermilk, applesauce, and chocolate chips. They are chocolatey, moist, easy, and quick.

Double Chocolate Banana Oatmeal Muffins


Double Chocolate Banana Oatmeal Muffins are moist and chocolate-y! These muffins! Double Chocolate Banana Oatmeal Muffins are a great way to use those bananas that are too brown to eat. I adapted this recipe from my Pillsbury Healthy Baking Cookbook. I changed the original recipe a lot. The original didn’t have oats, and I love them (they are a superfood!) and…

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Healthier Chocolate Cake from Dr. Oz only requires 3 ingredients; boxed cake mix, Greek yogurt, and bananas. It is quick, easy, and healthy!

Healthier Chocolate Cake from Dr. Oz


Healthier Chocolate Cake from Dr. Oz combines a boxed chocolate cake mix with bananas and Greek Yogurt to make a healthier version of cake. If you are like me, you indulged a little bit over the holidays and now you are trying to make better food choices. This Healthier Chocolate Cake from Dr. Oz will help you do just that.…

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Pineapple Chicken Stir Fry combines chicken, carrots, bell peppers, snow peas, pineapples and juice, soy sauce, and broth. Healthy, quick and delicious!

Pineapple Chicken Stir Fry #SundaySupper


 Pineapple Chicken Stir Fry combines savory chicken and veggies with sweet pineapple. It is a quick and healthful dish, great for any night of the week! I love making dishes like this Pineapple Chicken Stir Fry! The stir fry dishes I make usually combine meat with tons of veggies. Then I add a delicious sauce and serve it over rice, chow…

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Healthier Slow Cooker Chicken Stew combines chicken, potatoes, celery, green beans, carrots, buttermilk, milk, sour cream, and spices to make healthy stew.

Healthier Slow Cooker Chicken Stew


Healthier Slow Cooker Chicken Stew combines fresh veggies, buttermilk, milk, sour cream, and spices to make a healthier version of this popular dish! I love being able to put ingredients into the Crockpot and then come back a few hours later, and voila, dinner is ready. This Healthier Slow Cooker Chicken Stew is that kind of dish. So easy and…

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Chicken with Lemon Leek Zucchini Noodles (Zoodles) is easy, quick, and healthy. This is a great recipe for two, but can be doubled or tripled to feed more.

Chicken with Lemon Leek Zucchini Noodles


Chicken with Lemon Leek Zucchini Noodles is easy, quick, and healthy – a win-win-win! This recipe for Chicken with Lemon Leek Zucchini Noodles comes from Cooking Light. I found the recipe on www.myrecipes.com. The original recipe calls for linguine and serves 4. When I first started making this dish I used whole wheat linguine. It is very good that way too! Right…

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Spaghetti with Zucchini & Tomatoes combines pasta, ground beef, onions, tomato sauce, seasonings, zucchini, and tomatoes. It is fast and healthy.

Spaghetti with Zucchini & Tomatoes


Spaghetti with Zucchini & Tomatoes is healthful, easy, and super fast! This Spaghetti with Zucchini & Tomatoes is not your momma’s spaghetti. The tomato sauce and Italian seasoning are traditional while the crushed red pepper gives it a kick. It has a small amount of lean ground beef, and the zucchini and tomatoes add nutrition. This dish can be whipped up in less…

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Spicy Orange Beef is light and healthy. Fresh orange juice and soy sauce are the base for the sauce. Crushed red pepper gives it a kick. Serve over rice.

Spicy Orange Beef


Spicy Orange Beef is healthy, easy, and fast! The beef is tender, the sauce is spicy and citrus-y. Spicy Orange Beef comes together so fast, you put the pot on for the rice and by the time the water boils and the rice cooks for 10 minutes, your all done and ready to sit down to a healthy and tasty meal. The…

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These Fish Tacos are to die for! Cumin, chili and garlic powder, lime juice and super delicious avocado cream make these so delicious, and good for you too!

Fish Tacos


Fish Tacos are low calorie, healthy, and delicious!! These Fish Tacos make a tasty and healthy main course. The fish is seasoned perfectly and the avocado cream and cabbage top these tacos off beautifully. The fish in these tacos is not breaded or deep fried, making this classic dish healthier. I wanted to serve my family more fish, and I ran across…

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Potato Wedges are seasoned, drizzled with olive oil and then baked to perfection. They are easy to prepare and go great with beef, chicken, pork, or fish.

Potato Wedges


These Potato Wedges are crispy on the outside, fluffy on the inside, with just the right amount of spices to give them great flavor. I am a meat and potatoes kinda girl and so I prepare potatoes in just about every way possible. When I was a young cook we ate them mashed probably two or three nights a week.…

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Lemon Pepper Chicken is tangy and peppery. A 6-ingredient lemon pepper marinade makes the chicken tender and juicy. Great cooked inside or grilled outdoors.

Lemon Pepper Chicken


Lemon Pepper Chicken is tangy and flavorful. Lemon juice and just the right amount of pepper give it a little bit of zip. Marinating it makes it tender and juicy. It is oh so tasty! My husband loves everything lemon, so I decided to make a marinade for chicken that is lemon-y. This is what I came up with. This recipe has…

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Looking for a light and easy drop biscuit recipe? This recipe was adapted from a Pillsbury cookbook and uses low-fat plain yogurt making it healthier.

Light Yogurt Drop Biscuits


Today’s recipe is for Light Yogurt Drop Biscuits. I got this recipe out of a Pillsbury Healthy Baking Cookbook. The original recipe called for sour cream, but I decided to substitute it with nonfat plain yogurt. I think it came out well. There are a few things that I really like about this recipe. They are better for you than…

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Looking for a quick and easy lowfat wheat corn muffin? Well these muffins combine oats, wheat flour and cornmeal. www.mindyscookingobsession.com

Corn Oat Muffins


I am always trying to find healthier ways to cook, and especially bake. I found this cookbook second-hand at a thrift store or yard sale. It has recipes that are heart healthy. I have been trying recipes from it for a few years now and when I was looking for a corn muffin recipe to go with chili, I found this…

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