Avocado Sandwich

Avocado Sandwich

Healthy Avocado Sandwich Try a healthy Avocado sandwich for lunches. My youngest son has never been a lover of meat. I decided to throw together things he enjoys for a sandwich. This turned out to be a huge success. This is amazing if you grill the outside of the bread a bit. You can also toast it before you make it. For each Avocado Sandwhich Bread or bun 1 slice of Swiss cheese 1 layer of yellow or red peppers 4 to slices of cucumber, or enough to to cover the bread 1 or 2 slices of tomato Appropriately one ice cream size scoop of Avocado mixture Avocado Mixture One avocado mashed, a dash of hot sauce and 1/4 teaspoon…

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Spaghetti squash lasagna

Spaghetti squash lasagna

Spaghetti Squash Lasagna Recipe   Cut out the carbohydrates with this spaghetti squash recipe turns out great every time.  This has become a favorite meal for my kids. It also reheats well great for leftovers.     Lasagna Spaghetti Squash 1 Spaghetti Squash 2 Tbsp oil 2  Crush Garlic 1/2 onion 1 cup ground beef 1 cup of lentil 2 tablespoon basil 1/2 tsp salt and pepper 1 tsp Italian seasons 1 cups Spaghetti sauce 1 cup salsa 1 cup Ricotta 1 egg 1/4 Parmesan cheese 1 cup mozzarella cheese How to cook spaghetti squash Heat oven to 375 degrees. Cut the squash in half and remove the pulp and seeds. Use a brush and coat with olive oil.   Add salt and pepper.  …

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Salad In a Jar

Salad In a Jar

Salad in a jar Make these salad in the jar to promote better eating habits. They are, easy, and visually they are appealing.  Having them on hand in the refrigerator makes it convenient and less likely to go for junk food. We are on that eating health kick again. You know the one where you try to eat healthy for a while then you fall back into old habits. Fortunately I always have one of the good habits stay with me so it worth it I feel these salads in a jar will work well. It’s so much easier to get in shape if your organized and well prepared. I thought these handy jars would make lunches easier. With summer just…

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Ginger Glazed Salmon

Ginger Glazed Salmon

Ginger Glazed Salmon This Ginger Gazed Salmon recipe was found on the Highliner`s website. It’s perfect if you have guests for dinner The key to this recipe  is,  not over cook the fish. http://highliner.com/#!en/recipes 1 Wild Pacific Salmon block fillet,400g, it serves 3( If you use fresh salmon reduce cooking time) 3 tbsp             orange juice(I used one small orange) 2 tbsp             brown sugar 1 tbsp             soy sauce 1 tsp               Dijon mustard 1 tsp               fresh ginger root, grated (the recipe calls for tsp, I ended up using a quarter size) 1 large            garlic clove, minced 1/4 tsp            black pepper 1 tsp                salt( or to taste)…

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Quick sponge cake with fresh Fruit Dessert

Quick sponge cake with fresh Fruit Dessert

Sponge cake with fresh fruits These sponge cake desserts are wonderful dessert for those times that you need something sweet. I always have them in the freezer just in case we have unexpected guests. There are 6 in a pack and you can take out two at a time, and leave the rest in the freezer. I can make dessert in under 10 minutes by cutting up what fruits I have.  I use the kids yogurt that I always have for school lunches. My husband prefers to use ice cream instead of yogurt if we have it.  I add a bit of chocolate sauce or caramel sauce that we always have in the refrigerator.           This was…

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Fruit and vegetable Smoothie

Fruit and vegetable Smoothie

FRUIT AND VEGETABLE JUICE This delicious healthy smoothie recipes make it easy to eat healthy with fruit, and vegetables  immune-boosting yogurt, and other nutritious ingredients—and they’re great for those that don’t have time to eat. 1 cup water  1 cup of pineapple  1/2 cup of grape  1 pear  1 banana ( I only used 1/2 thats all I had)  1 kiwi  1 large carrot   Add all ingredients into blender and blend until smooth. I don’t like mine thick, I use it as a juice. Add extra cup of water if you want it as a juice. You may also like to add  1/2 cup of yogurt it’s a good source of bacteria. ”Good bacteria in the digestive tract, are…

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Broccoli Cheddar Soup in Bread Bowl

Broccoli Cheddar Soup in Bread Bowl

When my kids get home from school they usual make themselves a sandwich. Today I found the weather to be extremely cold.  I thought it would be nice to have a hot soup as a snack. The original recipe was served in a large circle Panera bread. Since the kids arrive home at different times I decided to put them in there own individual bread bowl. This turned out to be a big success.The kids loved the presentation, the soup, and they really appreciated a hot snack before dinner. You can use the bowl idea for any cream soup. Also it looks great when you entertain. I found this on MyBlessedLife.net  I have altered it a bit. Please stop by…

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Winter Minestrone

Winter Minestrone

This winter the kids are really appreciating the soups. I decided to give this one a try. Once again it was a  success. Winter Minestrone This is a incredibly hearty winter soup. The texture and flavor are amazing—it’s filled with chunky vegetables, pasta, beans. Serves 6 to 8 Good olive oil 1 1/2 cups chopped yellow onions 2 cups (1/2-inch) diced carrots (3 carrots) 2 cups (1/2-inch) diced celery (3 stalks) 2 1/2 cups (1/2-inch) diced peeled butternut squash 1 1/2 tablespoons minced garlic (4 cloves) 2 teaspoons chopped fresh thyme leaves ½ teaspoon of garlic salt 6 to 8 cups chicken stock, preferably homemade ½ cup of leftover cooked chicken (optionally) 1 red pepper chopped 1 cooked lentils 1…

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Twice baked Potatoes

Twice baked Potatoes

Twice Bake Potatoes 4 potatoes baked 1 small onion chopped ¼ cup of milk ¼ cup of cheese 1 egg 1 tbs of lemon 2 tbs butter 2 tbs oil Mushroom Salt Pepper Bake the potatoes in microwave or oven till done. Sauté half of the onions in oil when they are half done add mushroom. Mixture is ready when onions become transparent. Make a cross in the potato with a knife. Squeeze potatoes so inside comes out of the cross section. Then scoop out the inside. Add the insides of the potatoes in a bowl with the other half of onions, milk, egg, lemon, butter, salt pepper and cheese (save some of the cheese to put on top of…

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Vegetable Tian Found On Pinterest

Vegetable Tian Found On Pinterest

Recipe Pinterest tried and tested I found this Vegetable Tian on Pinterest I love the rich colors and the variety of vegetables used. I’m pleased to say it turned out well. This is the original receipt I did some substitution: I put the Olive Oil in a small bowl added salt, pepper, thyme, and a bit of Rosemary and 3 cloves of crushed garlic. Then I used a brush to brush the mixture over the mixture over the potatoes. Instead of 1 yellow squash I used a Chinese eggplant 2 tbsp. olive oil (divided) 1 large sweet yellow onion cut in half and sliced 2 cloves of garlic, minced 1-2 russet potatoes, unpeeled 1 zucchini 1 yellow squash 3 large…

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