Cauliflower Pepperoni Bread Sticks

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Perfectly pleasing in every way, get your pepperoni on this week. You won't even notice it's made from (gasp) cauliflower. As a matter of fact, the last time my son had a friend over, they noshed these bread sticks. My son came to me and he said, … [Read more...]

Simple Turkey Jerky

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I found a lot of amazing ground turkey on manager's special at the store! I love ground turkey these days, almost as much as grass-fed ground beef. You can do so much with it, from making turkey salisbury steaks to meatballs, to this terrific … [Read more...]

Quick Microwave Stuffed Mushroom Caps

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Good day to you. I say, good day! One of the things you've been asking for is a super-quick, savory recipe that can be used for one--or even two--people. … [Read more...]

Crunchy Pizza Trail Mix

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Two of the things you mentioned were easy to pack snacks for the road and more, savory foods. Your weesh is my commando. … [Read more...]

Bacon Extravaganza Deep Dish Pizza

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Low-carb and gluten-free, this super simple deep dish pizza based on my simple deep dish crust recipe caters to the bacon lovers out there and is a guaranteed hit on your next pizza night! Tip: Don't use canned chicken. Go with the cooked breasts. … [Read more...]

Sugar-Free Hot Cocoa Mix

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Hi there! It is so cold outside, I changed gears. … [Read more...]

Hot Tuscan Chicken Salad

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  Hi there! Just a quick recipe I wanted to share! … [Read more...]

Make Processed Cheese (like Velveeta)

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Recently, I received an email from a reader wondering if I could come up with Velveeta; and not simply Velveeta, but a particular fudge recipe then made with Velveeta. … [Read more...]

Make Sugar-Free Powdered Confectionery Sugar

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How would you make your own sugar-free confectionery (aka powdered) sugar? … [Read more...]

Cauliflower Crust Pizza {Gourmet Vegetarian Style}

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I am super excited to show you what's new at Your Lighter Side headquarters.  I also love hearing from you, so please keep writing about what you'd like to see, and especially what you're trying that you like. Your comments and letters are absolutely … [Read more...]

Chicken of the Sea No-Drain Tuna and Tuna Salad Recipe

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I am not usually a seafood fan, let alone a fan of canned tuna. For one, leaky, smelly tuna juice isn't appealing, it stinks up my kitchen, and it typically leaks everywhere. Thankfully, Chicken of the Sea No-Drain Tuna is all the meat and none of … [Read more...]

Roasted Red Pepper Sauce

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This roasted red pepper sauce is incredibly easy and delicious. I used roasted, brined red peppers in a jar, but you can roast your own peppers and use those instead. … [Read more...]

Mr. Bar-B-Q Bacon Tray & Jalapeno Bacon Stuffed Chicken

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When Mr. Bar-B-Q asked if I was interested in trying their new bacon tray, why would I say no? That's like asking someone if they want to borrow a cute pair of shoes that make your ankles look slim and your kneecaps sessy. … [Read more...]

Easy Minute Microwave Cheese Straws

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Crunchy, delicious cheese straws. Crumble them on your salad for toppings Sneak a baggy of them into a movie for munching Take these to your favorite restaurant for dipping Crumble them over your favorite soup Season with popcorn … [Read more...]

Minute Microwave Crunchy Nachos

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Yay! Really, what else is there to say? … [Read more...]