Category Archives: Main dish

Chicken Sausage & Sage Hand Pies

These little pies are so easy to make and taste delicious!  If you use low-fat crescent rolls, they are pretty low in calories too!  Give it a try!

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Turkey French Dip Sandwiches

Have a lot of left over turkey?  We certainly did.  Even though we asked our guests to make themselves doggy bags,  I think they were far too polite!  We still have so much!!  We froze some and with some we … Continue reading

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Clean Out the Refrigerator Crock Pot Soup

Every November 15 is National Clean out your refrigerator day.  Yep – a day dedicated to taking out all those foods that have been in there way too long.  But what about all those left overs that are taking up … Continue reading

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Easy Personal Pita Pizza – Your Way!

My husband and I love pizza, but they way we like it is very different. He loves lots of cheese and meat and a few veggies – I like it with lots of veggies and a little cheese.  He calls … Continue reading

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Garlic and Roquefort Polenta with Eggs and Sausage

Today is “Cook Something Bold and Pungent Day”.  What could be bolder and more pungent than lots of garlic and blue cheese? If you’re looking to keep your breath sweet, this is not the dish for you.  If you looking … Continue reading

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It’s National Nachos Day!

Where did nachos come from?  Are they all American or Mexican?  Well, the story goes that, in the small town of Piedras Negras, Mexico in 1943, a group of wives of the US soldiers stationed just over the border in … Continue reading

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Organic Eating: How to Get Started

Eating organic food isn’t just a trendy dieting fad.  Many people like to buy organic so that they can cut down on pesticides used in food production, and sometimes GMOs (genetically modified organisms) as well.  If you’re interested in trying … Continue reading

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Patty Pan Squash with Sausage and Pasta

Summer is over, but if you’re lucky enough to still have some patty pan squash, here is a hearty recipe that is simply delicious!

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Nor’wester Grilled Cheese and Mushroom Sandwich

We have so many amazing foods here the Pacific Northwest, I thought it would be fun to create a grilled cheese sandwich from some of the local ingredients.

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Grilled Ahi Tuna Salad with Easy Low Fat Dressing

Ahi tuna is one of my favorites – hot, cold, as poke.  Here is a great way to use it as a main dish salad.  I took it for lunch at my desk and totally enjoyed it!

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