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Kimberley Eggleston

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Homemade Enchildada Sauce

Saturday May 31, 2014

This enchilada sauce is quick and simple, and sure beats anything you might find in a can. Top enchiladas with it, and save any remaining sauce you have in the freezer for up to a month.

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Orzo Pasta Salad with Chicken

Friday May 30, 2014

Orzo Pasta Salad

This orzo pasta salad is colorful, healthy, and refreshing. I'll be making this salad along with several others over the next few days with warm weather settling in.

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Veggie Wrap

Wednesday May 28, 2014

Veggie Wrap

Here's a quick and simple lunch idea, that's great for at home or on the go. Pack this simple veggie wrap in a paper sack or a lunch pail, or enjoy in your own kitchen at home.

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Healthy Summer Salads

Wednesday May 28, 2014

Salmon Salad

With warm weather upon us, you may be looking for some new salad recipes to try out. Who wants to spend a warm spring afternoon in the kitchen? Put together one of these tasty salads, and enjoy a healthy meal without heating up the kitchen.

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How to Make Cilantro Lime Dressing

Friday May 23, 2014

This tasty corn salsa makes an excellent garnish for burritos, salads, and burrito bowls. This corn salsa even makes a wonderful "dip," scooped up with crispy baked tortilla chips.

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How to Make Cilantro Lime Dressing

Thursday May 22, 2014

This cilantro lime dressing goes great with all things tex-mex or mexican including salads, burritos, and bowls. It keeps for several days, so make enough for one meal plus a few leftovers.

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Spicy Chicken Salad with Cilantro Lime Dressing

Friday May 16, 2014

Spicy Chicken Salad

If you are a fan of those ever so popular fast food Mexican food establishments, and the burrito bowls that eat like a meal, you will probably like this spicy chicken salad with cilantro lime dressing that you can make in your own kitchen. Forget the chips, cheese, and sour cream as they just add loads of calories. But with all of the wholesome ingredients in this tasty salad, the cheese and chips won't be missed.

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Slider Menu

Wednesday April 30, 2014

Sliders

Sliders, or those mini hamburgers, are becoming all the craze. Here's a menu for a little slider meal you can make at home complete with oven fries and even a chocolate shake if you wish. These little burgers are placed on rolls drizzled with olive oil and sprinkled with garlic salt, and the combination couldn't be better.

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Menu Ideas

Tuesday April 29, 2014

menu planning

Part of eating healthy is planning ahead of time. If you have healthy foods and recipes in your house, it will be easier to make sure you are eating well. When it comes time to plan your weekly menu, use a few menu ideas such as a baked rotini dinner, baked salmon dinner, tostada dinner, or pork stew menu. Each includes healthy side dishes that will make menu planning a snap.

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Snacks

Wednesday March 26, 2014

Snacks

You know I am adamant about he benefits of snacking for a healthy eating plan. It helps to prevent overeating and keeps your metabolism and energy at peak performance. Sometimes, however, I get into a snacking rut and need new ideas for healthy snacks. While there is nothing wrong with a simple snack of say, a fresh peach, mango, or pineapple, there's something to be said for more inventive snack ideas that incorporate various ingredients for better health.

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