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Sunday Dinner: Pan seared chicken and steamed green beans

This is one of the simplest meals we’ve covered yet. It’s so easy that with just a few grocery items on hand, you can prepare it in 15-20 minutes. The pan-seared chicken gives you plenty of protein without much fat and the greens and carrots provide carbohydrates and fiber. Most of the fat in the …

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Sunday Dinner: Garlic Sesame Chicken Tenders

Today’s Sunday Dinner features Sesame Chicken Tenders with a garlic-soy dipping sauce… I picked a relatively low carb recipe for the tenders partly because I’m on a mild low carb diet (advised by a doctor, not a magazine) myself, but also because using flour or bread crumbs will detract from the sesame flavor, which I …

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Sunday Dinner: French Onion Pork Chops

Today’s easy dinner includes french onion pork chops, homemade macaroni and cheese and the green veggie or salad of your choice. It’s much simpler than it sounds, but surprisingly tasty and fresh. It’s familiar comfort food with just one tiny twist (the french onion on the pork chops), so it’s plain enough for people who …

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Cooking for Vegetarian Guests

Guest post by Sarah. Although I’m a vegetarian, most of my friends are not, and my large extended family (mainly living in very small rural areas) are not used to cooking for vegetarians at all, which means I have to explain a lot when I’m invited over for a meal. As people get more aware …

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Sunday Dinner: Chicken parmesan, garlic pasta and veggies

This week’s Sunday Dinner includes three easy recipes for a complete meal: Chicken parmesan with pasta in garlic butter sauce and steamed veggies. You get plenty of protein from the chicken, carbohydrates from the pasta and bread crumbs, a reasonable amount of fat from the parmesan and the butter in the pasta sauce, and some …

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Pork chops with sauerkraut

One of the difficulties people run into when cooking pork chops is how quickly they dry out and become tough and unappetizing. Cooking them in sauerkraut eliminates this problem, and imparts a savory, tart flavor to the pork. This recipe will delight the cost-conscious cook; with careful shopping, you can purchase enough ingredients to feed …

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