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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Easy Healthy Chicken Lo Mein Under 250 Calories

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There are three things that I start to crave if I go too long without eating them: cheeseburgers, pizza, and Chinese food. I’m wishing upon finishing that last sentence that at least one of those foods had been interesting. The cheeseburger craving always gets knocked out with a shack stack at Shake Shack. (Don’t ever…

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Soba Noodle and Shrimp Salad with Peanut Ginger Dressing

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I craved something drastically different and less corned than the multiple Irish feasts I ate this past weekend. I needed something or someone to drag me out from my salt cave. And this was it. Shrimp. Soba noodles. Peanut butter. Ginger. Lime. Love. Served warm, served cold–it offers so much flavor. It’s rich and peanut…

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Lightened Up Pad Thai for Two

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I am obsessed. Like, completely, overwhelmingly, not-gonna-stop-unless-you-make-me-and-even-then-it’s-iffy. I’ve been making this one meal everyday for…oh, I don’t know…ten days? Help me. **Note that this recipe isn’t authentic. It’s simply a quick, easy meal to throw together that tastes a bit like pad Thai, with thin strands of cabbage serving as the noodles. It’s so delicious…

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Thai Tofu Salad with Peanut Dressing

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It’s awfully strange to not be eating rice with cup upon cup of black beans for at least two meals per day. Spending two-ish months in Central America means: 1. Excellent gastro-intestinal health, and 2. All things pico de gallo, guacamole, hot saucy, cumin and limed, and 3. Persistent dreams involving air conditioned cars. And…

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Fried Sesame Brown Rice with Edamame

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Each forkful has been steeped in a sweet and gingered brown sugar-soy sauce. Modify the recipe to incorporate whatever vegetables or proteins you like, but try not to substitute the toasted sesame oil- it is essential for flavor- deep and smoky, cozy and warm. Fried Sesame Brown Rice with Edamame Ingredients: 2 eggs, beaten 2…

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Lighter Spicy Mongolian Beef

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If you find yourself jonesing for take out from your favorite local, deep fryer-loving Asian joint, but goodness, you’ve already made so many healthy resolutions to distance yourself from cookies with fortunes, If you’re smitten with perfectly soy saucy beef meets caramelized brown sugar, but goodness, you want that lovely flavor combination to like you…

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