5 Dinners under 400 Calories & 40 Minutes

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A few weekends ago, I sat down to plan our weekly menu as I always do on Sundays, and decided it was time to search the web for some brand new recipes. I specifically wanted to try dinner recipes that would clock in at 400 calories or less per serving, and not take longer than…

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5 Grocery Saving Apps and how to Put it all Together

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Gone are the days when saving on groceries by clipping coupons for hours and stockpiling on random produce you may or may not need (who needs 50 bottles of ketchup?). With the “Rise of the App”, savings on items you purchase on a regular basis such as fresh fruit, milk and proteins just got a whole…

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Pinot Grigio Shrimp Scampi

Pinot Grigio Shrimp Scampi

This Shrimp Scampi recipe is hands down one of our family favorites and is a recipe that I adapted from being fairly heavy on butter – to completely dairy free in order to accommodate Miss G’s dairy intolerance.  Her having this intolerance was not always the case, which is fairly common. The body’s chemistry often…

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Waffled Grilled Cheese Sandwich with Turkey & Avocado

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Grapefruit Avocado Salad

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Chimichurri Marinated Pork Tenderloin

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How to soften up Hardened Brown Sugar

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Brown sugar… delicious, sweet & moist, this molasses laced sugar is a fantastic flavor enhancer to many a recipes. That is, until you go to pull it out of the cupboard to find it not-so-moist. Rock hard as a matter of fact. If I was a betting woman, I’d say that brown sugar is one…

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