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...]

Easy Daikon Hashed Browns

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Hashed browns are a wondrous addition to breakfast. Unfortunately, potatoes for many of us aren't an option. I know when I have them, I get what my good friend Amy calls "Potato Puff" (a clever, alliterative way of saying that they make me bloat like … [Read more...]

Just Like Velveeta Fudge

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Fudge. "Oh, fudge!" Once the battle cry of Ralphie (well, that's what the censors let us hear in "A Christmas Story"), this is a call to chocolaty arms from hungry cocoa bean lovers everywhere who want to know, "Why the F...udge is there … [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...]

Nasoya Pasta Zero plus review & Pad Thai Recipe

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Shirataki noodles, in their packaging, could quite possibly be one of the most unappetizing food items one might ever see or smell. Get past it and you have a terrific pasta replacement for your gluten-free lifestyle. … [Read more...]

Dairy-free, Sugar-Free, Gluten-Free Waffles

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  Are you ready for some waffles? Truthfully, I have never before made a quick bread where even the uncooked batter (I don't recommend eating uncooked batter, especially when it contains eggs) was so delicious and so much fun. … [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...]

Green Giant Seasoned Steamers Review

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Looking for a quick, easy way to break free from the boring dinner blahs? Want to prepare delicious, healthy vegetables vegetables after a long day, but you're tired of mushy, frozen side dishes?  What if I told you you could pair a few, easy dinner … [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...]