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Showing posts from April, 2016

Fajita Stuffed Chicken

Recipe videos have become very popular on Facebook. And guess what? I fall victim at least every other week. Normally I don't have a chance to take pictures during the process of preparing...but last night I at least managed to get pictures while it was cooking and before hungry hands dug in! I saw this recipe from Tasty  for Fajita Stuffed Chicken. Who wouldn't want to try that? Even without the video I think the name alone would have been enough to make me want to try it. So I watched the video a few times, made my grocery list and made it for dinner.  I made the recipe with 6 chicken breasts of different sizes. Using the measurements given, I still had extra cheese/veggies. BUT I also am challenged at properly cutting a "pocket" for the stuffing LOL. So some had more stuffing than others. I sauteed the veggies in a skillet as the recipe states, but because I didn't feel like standing over the stove too long, I used an electric griddle to cook al

Spring Things

Hey guys! It's been so long since I shared a recipe! Truth is...I've been eating a heck of a lot of salad! I'm down 20 pounds, but I'm still country thick and want to drop about 15-20 more pounds. I've been following (loosely) the South Beach Diet. It works if you work it. Some days (let's be honest, weeks) my sugar addiction gets the best of me! I'm trying to be healthier and be around for my kid! The flip side of being healthier while living with other people is that they don't want to eat the healthy stuff most of the time. AND THEY ALWAYS BUY UNHEALTHY SNACKS! Always. This makes it a million times more difficult. Especially when a chocolate dipped ice cream cone is staring you in the face. I've been struggling to find the balance of what they want to eat and what I need to eat. Sometimes I'll remix a recipe they normally love to make it healthier so that I don't have to cook a separate meal for myself and they won't touch