Light and Healthy Peanut Sauce Noodles Under 275 Calories

Light and Healthy Peanut Sauce Noodles Under 275 Calories

  I have this mounting fear that one day I’ll have a child and that child will have a peanut allergy. What will I do? How will I relate to my own children if they don’t know what it means to wait all year for Reese’s Easter eggs? Answer me that. It’s something that I can’t think…

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Pistachio Peach Salad with Honey Vinaigrette

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This is the summery mix I made last week for Mom. Since then, it has quickly become my new favorite salad. Sweet ripe peaches, grilled chicken, salty pistachios, creamy goat cheese, and a homemade honey vinaigrette. Enjoy!   PrintPistachio Peach Salad with Honey Vinaigrette Yield: 4 Servings IngredientsFor the honey vinaigrette: ¼ cup apple cider vinegar…

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Arugula Avocado Salad with Lemon Vinaigrette

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OK, I admit it; this recipe is simple. It’s light, too, and that whole fluffy-puffy-pile-of-greens state of existence is just generally not for me, because my salads? They rarely weigh less than, oh I don’t know, say, a half-pound cheeseburger? Just a guess. So this fairly dainty plateful is a far cry from the norm….

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Blackened Chicken Salad with Light Buttermilk Ranch Dressing

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It has been far too long since I’ve shared a salad with you. The ones I toss together at lunchtime tend to be either too bizarre or too boring to merit a proper recipe, but this one? It deserves attention. Crisp romaine topped with bold and spicy blackened chicken, drizzled in homemade buttermilk ranch dressing….

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Grilled Chicken in Sun Dried Tomato Basil Vinaigrette

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PrintGrilled Chicken in Sun Dried Tomato Basil Vinaigrette Yield: 6 ServingsCalories per serving: 193Fat per serving: 8g Ingredients4 sun-dried tomato halves (from a jar packed in oil) drained and press of oil 2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar 2 tablespoons red wine vinegar 2 garlic cloves 2 tablespoons olive oil ½ teaspoon salt ¼ teaspoon freshly ground…

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Mediterranean Chicken and Artichoke Salad

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This is a favorite summertime salad. Bright, fresh, and light, the mix falls between a chicken and a pasta salad, only without the mayo or the pasta. Whenever I make it, I’m reminded how satisfying it is to eat a dish full of so many different tastes: garlic, feta, artichokes, and olives. It’s so easy…

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Honey Almond Butter Dressing

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I eat a big, overflowing salad nearly everyday for lunch. And on the others, the salad-less Saturdays and Sundays, I’m out with friends for steaming bowls of spicy pho, freshly grilled shrimp tacos with avocado crema, or one dripping and dribbling pulled pork sandwich. Now, having lost a lot of weight, I’m often asked for…

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