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Spicy Sweet Potato Fries

Share the post “Spicy Sweet Potato Fries” FacebookTwitterPinterestLinkedInE-mailPrint Sweet potatoes and yams are plentiful and cheap this month. Many people do not realize that they are much healthier for you than potatoes. I found this recipe several years ago in my company’s monthly safety and health magazine at work. It is super low fat (16 g for the whole recipe). Brett made these tonight and…

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Slow-Cooked Tex-Mex Chicken and Beans

Share the post “Slow-Cooked Tex-Mex Chicken and Beans” FacebookTwitterPinterestLinkedInE-mailPrint Crock pot cooking two days in a row… The weather turned cool and rainy yesterday. I subscribe to Martha Stewart’s Everyday Food daily email. Every day a simple recipe is delivered to my email box. Yesterday it was a crock pot dish with a link to 10 other crock pot recipes. I browsed them. This recipe…

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Crock Pot Stuffed Cabbage Casserole

Share the post “Crock Pot Stuffed Cabbage Casserole” FacebookTwitterPinterestLinkedInE-mailPrint I have been so busy lately that I haven’t posted many recipes. I found this recipe last week on Recipezaar and wanted to make it this past weekend. I didn’t get a chance. The weather cooled and I wanted this comfort food. So, I left the recipe on the countertop as a subtle hint to Brett….

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Cider Marinated Pork Chops

Share the post “Cider Marinated Pork Chops” FacebookTwitterPinterestLinkedInE-mailPrint Earlier this week I checked out Bloghungry’s food blog. He does a nice job on creating what I call urban comfort food. His recipes tend to have the characteristics of comfort food with an updated urban twist. I loved his recipe for Cider Brined Fried Chicken. I thought it was an innovative variation of fried chicken. I…

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Harvest Time Cabbage and Apples

Share the post “Harvest Time Cabbage and Apples” FacebookTwitterPinterestLinkedInE-mailPrint If you read this blog regularly, you know that I believe in using seasonal fresh fruits and vegetables. This past week we visited a local farm market and orchard. We came home with crisp apples, fresh apple cider and a head of green cabbage. I had a busy week but was thinking of what I could…

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Greek String Beans

Share the post “Greek String Beans” FacebookTwitterPinterestLinkedInE-mailPrint The local farm market had some end of the season green and wax beans. I will miss fresh local produce after the frost has hit. Hopefully it will be late October or early November. I seem to always steam them with herbs. Today, I dug out an old recipe from a local Greek Church. They serve these beans…

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Low-Low Chicken and Broccoli Bake

Share the post “Low-Low Chicken and Broccoli Bake” FacebookTwitterPinterestLinkedInE-mailPrint It’s Monday, and I wasn’t in the mood to do a lot cooking. I dug up this recipe and customized it to what I had in the refrigerator. It came out very tasty. I love casseroles; hot dishes to you folks in Minnesota. The problem with most casseroles for bariatric patients is that they usually have…

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Good for You Stuffed Peppers

Share the post “Good for You Stuffed Peppers” FacebookTwitterPinterestLinkedInE-mailPrint I love stuffed peppers. It was one of my mother’s best dishes. We seemed to have it quite a bit this time of year when I was growing up. This is the time of summer when pepper plants are yielding a big harvest, and cooks are looking for recipes using peppers. Last weekend I was shopping…

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Tomato and Basil Turkey Bundles

Share the post “Tomato and Basil Turkey Bundles” FacebookTwitterPinterestLinkedInE-mailPrint This week’s BariBeary Simple recipe comes from the National Turkey Federation web site’s recipe database.There are some very tasty healthy recipes. It is especially nice that they have the recipes categorized with high protein recipes being one of the categories. That is pretty handy for bariatric patients who are on the lookout for healthy high protein…

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Cheesy Oven Baked Zucchini Fries

Share the post “Cheesy Oven Baked Zucchini Fries” FacebookTwitterPinterestLinkedInE-mailPrint I am almost through all of the zucchini I had in the refrigerator. I had a couple of smaller ones and wanted to try something different. I have had this recipe sitting around and decided to give it a try. They came out of the oven beautifully and smelled heavenly. They also met my taste test….

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