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Black Bean Soup

Reviewed: Mar. 3, 2011
Yummy! Made this last night, was very easy to prepare and not time-consuming which I like. A very healthy recipe even though it is incredibly filling. Would also be good with shredded chicken.
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Buffalo Chicken Chili

Reviewed: Nov. 4, 2011
Delicious chili. I made adjustments based on how strict I am with my diet, so I used olive oil in place of butter. Otherwise, I followed the recipe exactly and it was incredibly good. I like that it's thick and substantial yet very healthy at the same time, so you're full when you're done but don't feel guilty because it's so healthy.
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Pumpkin Black Bean Soup

Reviewed: Nov. 4, 2011
This is one of my favorite recipes, I'm so glad I found it. It is a hearty, satisfying fall/winter soup. Even if you're a little turned off by the word 'pumpkin' and 'soup' in the same sentence, give it a try. The pumpkin is not overpowering, and the way it blends with the black beans is really delicious. My husband was skeptical when I told him what I was making, then as he was eating he couldn't stop saying how good it was.
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Cold Black Bean Salad

Reviewed: Nov. 4, 2011
I love this salad. It is fresh tasting and healthy and makes a great side dish. It's a unique way of using beans if you're not in the mood for baked beans, etc. I like the tanginess of the tomato and vinegar.
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Peanut Butter Bars I

Reviewed: Oct. 31, 2011
Wow these were incredible. I think anyone who loves peanut butter and chocolate will love these. Also, they were easy to make. Will definitely be making these again.
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Baked Potato Dip

Reviewed: Oct. 31, 2011
Great appetizer dip to eat with potato chips or vegetables. I like that it was easy to make and required very little effort and absolutely no preparation, because sometimes you don't have time to make anything too involved.
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Antipasto Pasta Salad

Reviewed: Oct. 31, 2011
This is the best antipasto salad I have ever had. I made it for a bbq this summer, and I doubled the recipe. By the end of the night it was all gone. Incredibly tasty and rich with the cheese and salami. I used tortellini instead of plain pasta shells. Fabulous.
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Roquefort Pear Salad

Reviewed: Oct. 31, 2011
Yummy. I have made this salad several times in the past couple weeks. I actually didn't add the pears since I'm not a big fan of pears. Instead of Roquefort cheese I used feta, and in place of all the sugar I toasted the nuts with a little spoonful of honey. Overall a delicious salad.
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Lentil Soup with Lemon

Reviewed: Oct. 31, 2011
This soup was hearty and delicious. I'm always looking for healthy recipes so my husband and I don't get tired of eating the same things. I'm definitely adding this one to one of our favorites. I like the addition of the lemon juice and cilantro - it really gives this soup an extra kick.
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My Grandmother's French Dressing

Reviewed: Nov. 4, 2011
Tasty! It's nice to be able to enjoy a creamy dressing that isn't high in fat. I don't use sugar in order to lower the calories. In its place I use a little bit of honey and the rest of the sweetness comes from stevia. It's probably not as thick as the original recipe, but the taste is still great.
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Almond Chicken Salad

Reviewed: Nov. 15, 2011
This is very good if you're looking for a dressing that goes with Asian style salads. I have made this numerous times over the past couple of months, and it's always something I look forward to eating. It may only be me, but I notice it's a bit on the spicy side. I think this is due to the dry mustard. If you don't like the hint of spice, opt for less mustard or substitute. Otherwise, excellent!
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Passion Bars

Reviewed: Mar. 20, 2011
Soooo good!!! Incredibly rich and sweet, so if you want a light dessert this isn't it. Anyone who likes peanut butter and chocolate will love this.
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Roasted Brussels Sprouts

Reviewed: Mar. 7, 2011
Delicious! This was the first time I'd ever eaten brussel sprouts, so I wasn't sure I would like them, but they were very tasty and easy to prepare. It's nice being able to add a healthy recipe to my collection.
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Caesar Vinaigrette

Reviewed: Mar. 1, 2011
I'm always looking for good salad dressing recipes because my husband and I eat so much salad. This one had a nice light flavor and wasn't overpowering like some balsamic vinaigrettes. It also had a hint of sweetness along with tanginess, which I like.
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Absolutely Fabulous Greek/House Dressing

Reviewed: Feb. 10, 2011
Despite the list of simple ingredients, this salad dressing was delicious! Both my husband and I loved it, and he told me to save this recipe. It has an authentic, fresh taste and was great on a salad with tomatoes, feta and cucumber.
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Almond-Crusted Halibut Crystal Symphony

Reviewed: Mar. 10, 2011
I haven't yet eaten this recipe exactly as it's written, as I wanted something healthier and made it without any butter, but even the healthier version tasted great - it was rich and you felt like you were eating something decadent even though it was healthy. I substituted a little olive oil in place of the butter, and instead of heavy cream I used fat free half and half. I used a combination of almonds and corn flakes in place of the bread crumbs. I liked the way the flavor of the sauce blended with that of the fish. The crunchy coating on top of the fish was also delicious.
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Asian Chicken Noodle Salad

Reviewed: Nov. 4, 2011
I actually use this recipe only for the dressing, because I like it so much! The other ingredients are delicious too.
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Yummy Lemon Salmon Burgers

Reviewed: Nov. 4, 2011
I enjoyed this very much. The salmon had a ton of flavor and I actually ate it plain with no bun. Looking forward to making this again.
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Teriyaki Turkey Meatballs

Reviewed: Oct. 31, 2011
My husband and I both enjoyed these. I used extra lean ground turkey which I was surprised to find has less fat than chicken. I'm sure the extra fat adds a lot more flavor, but we're always trying to eat healthy, and these were tasty.
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Pumpkin Fluff Dip

Reviewed: Sep. 3, 2012
Soooo good! Made this for a Labor Day bbq and got a lot of compliments. I doubled the recipe and it made a ton, but it's nice to have some leftover :) Served it with cinnamon graham crackers and ginger snaps.
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