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Fresh & Tangy Whole Grain Pasta Salad

Sometimes you just want a nice cool crisp pasta salad to munch on that isn’t loaded with calories. Yesterday was one of those days, so I whipped this little creation together and it came out super yummy! Box of Rotini Whole Grain Pasta 1/2 Tablespoon Olive Oil 1 1/2 Cup Sliced Cherry Tomatoes 1 Cup …

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10 Healthy Veggie Grillers

There’s just something fun about grilling out on a holiday. The aroma blankets the neighborhood and gives a home a festive atmosphere with each whiff – but grilling out isn’t always healthy. While most people are grilling high-calorie hot dogs and hamburgers, and serving it with potato chips, baked beans and potato salad, you could …

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Garlic Parmesan Roasted Pork Chops

When you have chicken nearly every single day of your life, you crave change. Since red meat isn’t that healthy to eat too often, I turned to the “other white meat”, pork. Yesterday I threw some boneless pork chops in my slow roaster to cook up some scrumptious garlic and parm chops – and OMG! …

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Yummy Lower-Cal Honey Lime Dressing

Last night I posted a pic of this salad I made on instagram & facebook and you guys asked me for the recipe for the dressing. As always, I threw this recipe together last night without measuring anything – just making it up as I go. If I had to guess, it went a little …

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Low-Carb Low-Cal Burrito

I threw this bad boy together yesterday for lunch and it was YUM YUM good!  5oz Seasoned Ground Turkey 1 LaBanderita Low-Carb Tortilla (only 81 calories) 2 T Light Sour Cream 3 T Ariba’s Fire Roasted Mexican Chipotle Salsa Diced Onion Diced Tomato Kale Super Food Mix (salad greens) Topped with Taco Bell’s Hot Sauce …

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Food Prep Basics for Healthy Cooking

Many of you know Sundays are food prep days at the Pfiesters. I love to cook! I also love to eat! But, since I don’t LOVE to workout, that means I need manage what I eat very closely so I don’t have to workout any more than I have to! ha! If I want to …

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Super Simple Chipotle Grilled Chicken and Corn

Sometimes the right seasoning is ALL you need to make a fabulous meal! This week I grilled up some delicious chicken using this simple recipe, and it came out absolutely amazing. • 8 Chicken Breasts (filleted into 16 pieces) • 1/4 cup olive oil • 1/2 cup lime juice • LOTS of this yummy Chipotle Seasoning     …

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Mojito Lime Tilapia & Zesty Quinoa Salad

Although I’m not much of a fish lover, I have to admit, last night’s tilapia dinner was totally delish! It’s funny because this is something I just whipped together with little expectations. If I had known it was going to turn out this good, I would have taken prettier pictures. So, instead, you get a …

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Spicy Turkey Burger & Mexican Slaw

Memorial Day weekend here was amazing. The weather was perfect for the beach – and I made sure I got in a little sand and sun every single day. I call it beach therapy! As I drove home from a relaxing day at the beach yesterday, driving with the top down, the whole town smelled …

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Cali-Quinoa: Curried Black Bean & Mango Salad

Yesterday I made a couple of amazing Quinoa salads for this week. I made a Mediterranean salad (which I’ll share later) and this delicious California inspired salad. When I think of all the flavors that go in this salad, I can’t figure out for the life of me what to call it. I don’t feel …

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