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Week 4: Spinach and Roasted Red Pepper Tart thumbnail

This recipe is on page 164 of Cooking Light Fresh Food Fast: Weeknight Meals: Over 280 Incredible Supper Solutions. 1/2 (15 ounce) package refrigerated pie crust Cooking spray 1 (10 ounce) package frozen leaf spinach and butter sauce (such as Green Giant), thawed and drained 1/2 cup chopped drained bottled roasted red peppers 1/2 cup reduced-fat […] Read More

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Week 3: Company Pot Roast

Week 3: Company Pot Roast thumbnail

This recipe is on page 205 of Cooking Light Comfort Food: Home-Cooked, Delicious Classics Made Light and on the Cooking Light Website. 1 (2-pound) boneless chuck roast, trimmed and cut in half 1/4 cup lower-sodium soy sauce 2 garlic cloves, minced 1 cup beef broth 1 (.35-ounce) package dried morel mushrooms 1 tablespoon cracked black pepper […] Read More

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Week 2: Turkey Reuben Panini

Week 2: Turkey Reuben Panini thumbnail

This recipe is on page 158 of Cooking Light Comfort Food: Home-Cooked, Delicious Classics Made Light and on the Cooking Light Website. 2 (1/2-ounce) slices thin-slice rye bread 1 Tablespoon fat-free Thousand Island dressing 2 (1/2-ounce) thin slices reduced-fat Swiss cheese 1 Tablespoon cup refrigerated sauerkraut, rinsed and drained 2 ounces low-sodium deli turkey breast (such as Boar's Head) Cooking spray Spread […] Read More

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Week 1: Tuna Florentine Sandwich with Lemon Caper Vinaigrette thumbnail

This recipe is on page 46 of Cooking Light Fresh Food Fast: Weeknight Meals: Over 280 Incredible Supper Solutions 1 (12-ounce) can albacore tuna in water, drained and flaked 1.5 cups bagged baby spinach leaves 1 cup fresh basil leaves Lemon-Caper Vinaigrette 8 (1.5 ounce) multi-grain bread slices(such as Arnold Healthy Multi-grain), toasted 3 tablespoons […] Read More

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2015 Easy and Fun Blog Challenge: Prepare a recipe from a Cooking Light cookbook every week thumbnail

Sonthe gave me a couple of cookbooks for Christmas, and I've decided to challenge myself to prepare one recipe per week in 2015 from either Cooking Light cook book. The two books are Cooking Light Fresh Food Fast: Weeknight Meals: Over 280 Incredible Supper Solutions and Cooking Light Comfort Food: Home-Cooked, Delicious Classics Made Light. […] Read More

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Our First Married Christmas

I hope you and yours had a very Merry Christmas. Rachel got into town last Friday, and we have been running around non-stop. I've had to work a lot, then we've had a couple of family get togethers, we also have spent a little quality time together, and then we've also gotten together with friends. […] Read More

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Weigh-In: 463 Pounds, 7 Pound Gain

Last Weigh-In: 456 lbs This Week's Weigh-In: 463 lbs Change Between Weigh-Ins: +7 lbs Change from start of weigh-ins (02/2009) : -169 lbs I am completely out of control. I ended up cancelling the appointment with my councilor last week because I thought I was going to be fine. I ate well for a couple […] Read More

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Weigh In: 456 lbs

Last Weigh-In: 447 lbs This Week's Weigh-In: 456 lbs Change Between Weigh-Ins: +9 lbs Change from start of weigh-ins (02/2009) : -176 lbs I was a little too thankful over the Thanksgiving Holiday, and this weekend is gonna add some more weight to the mix. I do have eater's remorse ™, but have purchased healthy […] Read More

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Apology and Thankful

I want to apologize to you, dear reader. I've been focusing ONLY on the negative things in my life, then isolating myself, which creates a negative tornado. The tornado starts off small, but I keep ruminating the same thoughts over and over, and the tornado keeps getting bigger and bigger, until I'm in a state of depression and start binge […] Read More

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Disappointed and Depressed

Have you ever been disappointed with the way things turned out? I've got so much, my back, weight, mom's health, broken house, financial problems, dead laptop, and stuff from this weekend. Today, I stayed in bed all day just out of negativity and depression. It's my own fault. I'm allowing my negative thoughts about all […] Read More

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