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Four Cheese Wonton Lasagna

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With so much cheese and meat, you would never know this lasagna is a calorie bargain!  I love lasagna, but I don’t love all the calories and the typical HUGE portions.  Of course I can splurge on it sometimes, but I wanted to find a way to be able to have lasagna more often!  My inspiration for this recipe came from a recipe from Emily Bites.  I’ve changed things up to suit my husband’s taste over …

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White Veggie Lasagna

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If you like cheese and alfredo sauce, this recipe is for you.  Thanks to the veggies and low-fat cheese, it’s actually good for you too!  Click here to jump straight to recipe or read below for step by step photos and instructions.  It takes a little time to assemble, but it’s not complicated.  I LOVE that the lasagna is already portion controlled, and it feels really decadent with the alfredo sauce and all the cheese. …

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Sloppy Slaw Casserole

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I first tried sloppy joe with broccoli slaw thanks to a Hungry Girl recipe.  I love her!  For awhile, I was making sloppy slaw and eating it in a pita, but I wasn’t really enjoying the pita.  I decided I would rather have more of the sloppy slaw than to spend the points on the pita, so I turned the basic recipe into a casserole!  You might find this hard to believe, but this is the …

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Mexican Shredded Chicken

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Click the photo to jump straight to the recipe.  We make tacos at home at least a couple times a month.  I like to change things up, and I was wishing I had chicken to put in my taco salad once in awhile.  I have purchased pre-cooked chicken in the past, but I wanted something different and versatile that I could use in a variety of recipes.  

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Mexican Chicken Mason Jar Soup

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Click the photo to jump straight to the recipe.  The inspiration for this recipe was a white chili recipe that was supposed to be super easy.  It didn’t turn out like I thought, so this new recipe was born!!  It’s kinda nice when a flop of one idea leads you to a whole new idea!

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Chicken Pepper Enchiladas

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Click the photo to jump straight to the recipe.  I first tried chicken enchiladas because of a Hungry Girl recipe.  I find it challenging to work veggies into my Mexican meals sometimes, so I wanted to spruce this one up.  This recipe uses mostly packaged ingredients which makes it quick and easy to throw together.  I am making my own shredded mexican chicken today that I will use next time I make this!

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Chicken Philly Open Faced Sub

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Click the photo to jump straight to the recipe.  As I have mentioned before, my husband and I have very different tastes.  He likes a steak um sub with just meat, bacon, and cheese.  While I am sure it tastes good, it doesn’t appeal to me.  I actually like the variety, color, and satisfaction I get from having veggies with most of my meals.  It’s crazy how my tastes have changed over the last 5 …

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Chicken Stir Fry Meal Kits

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Meal kits are a great way to make mealtime quick and easy!! It took me about 10 minutes max to have 4 chicken stir fry kits prepared and in the freezer.  I used pre-cut frozen stir-fry veggies, but you could use any of your favorites.  I also used pre-cooked chicken for convenience, but of course you could cook your own or even use raw chicken and just cook it a little longer at meal time. …

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Zucchini Pizza

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They say necessity is the mother of all invention, right? That was definitely the case for me last night! We were both exhausted from babysitting our twin nieces Friday and Saturday, so we didn’t even leave the house Sunday! I needed to go to the grocery store, but just couldn’t get myself motivated to do it! My hubby decided he wanted to eat left over pizza. I didn’t really have the points budget for that …

Mom’s Meatloaf Cupcakes

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I took my mom’s meatloaf recipe and modified it slightly for jumbo muffin tins.  Having the separate portions makes it so much easier for me.  Obviously, I have built in portion control, but it also makes it easier to freeze and thaw only what you want!  This way you don’t have to thaw an entire meatloaf for one serving!  I could swear I had a picture of these, but I can’t find it now.   …

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Mexican Meatloaf Cupcakes

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I was inspired to create this from a recipe I saw on the Weight Watchers site.  I started with their ideas and tweaked it some to make it my own.  FYI, although this is a “Mexican” meatloaf, it is not spicy.  It just has a more Mexican flavor to it from the enchilada sauce (instead of ketchup).  Enjoy! 

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Chicken Pot Pockets

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I’ve been trying out a lot of new Hungry Girl recipes lately. Here are the Chicken Pot Pockets (instead of pies) that I made yesterday! This uses cream of celery soup, veggies, and chicken.  This one was a little tricky, but once I get used to working with the thin egg roll dough I’ll be fine! This is also from the Hungry Girl 300 Under 300 cookbook.  I can’t post the recipe, but you get …

Summer Squash Pizza

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I remember my Mom talking about a squash casserole when I was younger.  Of course, back then I thought squash was gross.  Not that I had tried it… I feel like I missed out on lots of great foods just because they were different or unknown.  If something looked gross or smelled strange, I just didn’t eat it.  My mom had lots of foods that she didn’t eat, so I guess it didn’t seem weird …