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Watermelon Slush

Reviewed: May 16, 2010
This is a great way to use up extra watermelon. I didnt use any sugar and it still turned out sweet. This is a super easy and delicious dessert.
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Whole Grain Banana Muffins

Reviewed: Jan. 30, 2012
I made some modifications to suit my cooking style. I used 1/2 cup oat bran and 1/2 cup ground flax. I also used banana cream pie fat free yogurt in place of plain. I omitted the raisins and added an extra banana. These would also be good with chocolate chips instead of raisins. Yum yum.....
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A Good Easy Garlic Chicken

Reviewed: Jan. 1, 2011
The name is fitting. It is good and easy. I cut my breasts into strips before cooking so I would get more flavor throughout the chicken. I then put some pesto and sun dried tomatoes in with the chicken and tossed to heat through.
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Cake Balls

Reviewed: Dec. 18, 2011
This was my first attempt at cake balls. After baking the cake I immediately transferred the cake to a glass bowl to cool a bit. I avoided transferring the tough cake edges. I then used 8 ounces of frosting and mixed it in with an electric mixer. The result resembled dough. I formed the balls and put them in the freezer for an hour. Now here comes the hard part, coating the balls. I tried the toothpick method and it didnt work for me. So then I used a fork and spoon which was a lot better but I still was not happy with the result. Some of the coating on the balls even cracked. These are very time consuming so Im not sure I will make them again, considering the way they turned out. They did taste good though. I used red velvet cake and cream cheese frosting. UPDATE****I made another batch with chocolate cake and cream cheese frosting. This time I only used 1/2 cup of frosting. I used a pastry blender to crumble the cake and mix in the frosting. The balls held together nicely while still having the cake texture (not doughy). I tried the toothpick method again. This time I LEFT THE TOOTHPICK IN THE CAKE BALL. Just before the coating dried, but still gooey, I removed the toothpick and the coating settled into the hole. Also if your coating is too thick add a tiny bit of canola oil to loosen it up.
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Pesto Quinoa

Reviewed: Mar. 22, 2011
Yummy! I cut the recipe in half and followed it exactly. I used cherry tomatoes because thats what I had. My pesto was reduced fat. Delish!
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Brownie Biscotti

Reviewed: Feb. 28, 2011
These taste out of this world. I followed the ingredients exactly. This only made one loaf tho. I cooked it on a silpat and had no sticking problems. I cooked it for 20 minutes but I think it should have been longer. When I tried to cut it after cooling for 10 minutes it was still too moist and some fell apart. Maybe I should have cooled it longer too. I then put it back in the oven and cooked it another 60 minutes at 250. So good, I just need to master the technique!
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Spanish Beef and Rice

Reviewed: Feb. 28, 2011
This is simple yet tasty. Instead of the spices I substituted a packet of taco seasoning. I also added a can of diced tomatoes. I had to cook this for twice as long as the reciped stated, so the rice was not crunchy.
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Spicy Bean Salsa

Reviewed: Nov. 25, 2010
I rarely rate something 5 stars but this was so good! I did add cilantro and one avocado. I used green onion instead of a regular onion. It really helps to refrigerate overnight so the flavors meld together. Everyone loved it and asked for the recipe!
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Taco Seasoning I

Reviewed: Jan. 16, 2012
WHOA this was too salty! Next time I would cut the salt in half. Otherwise, the mix was tasty and I had everything on hand. I also added 1/2 cube of chicken bouillon (didnt have beef) and 1 tsp cornstarch to the mix as another reviewer suggested. This made about 3 TBSP of mix and I used all of it with 2/3 cup water for one pound of ground beef.
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Muffin Frittatas

Reviewed: Jan. 1, 2011
Yum, these are tasty and easy. I didnt have milk so I used buttermilk powder and water. In my frittata I put canadian bacon, feta and mozzarella. They were done in 20 minutes. I sprayed my muffin tin with Pam and and they popped right out. I only got 10 muffins out of it. Two muffins are only 147 calories!
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Chicken Tetrazzini for a Crowd

Reviewed: Oct. 15, 2010
This was good but I did make a couple changes. Instead of cheddar cheese I used grated parmesean (chedder didnt sound very good in this recipe). I also added frozen peas right before baking. I do think this dish needs a bit more zing to it but Im not sure how to accomplish that at this point. I will probably make again, as this is an easy recipe and great for taking in my lunch to work.
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Carrot Cake III

Reviewed: Apr. 25, 2012
Delicious! I used 1 cup white sugar and 1 cup brown sugar, and added more cinnamon and vanilla extract (about 1 tsp more each). I omitted the pecans from the frosting. Everything else was as written. I shredded my own carrots using the large size of a cheese grater, and it took about 8 medium sized carrots. I baked for 45 minutes and it was perfect.
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Banana Cream Pie III

Reviewed: Dec. 5, 2011
I took another reviewer's suggestion and used an electric mixer to blend the milk and pudding mix (combo of vanilla and banana). This produced a think filling. I also used an oreo cookie crust. I tossed the banana slices with lemon to prevent browning. Very easy pie!
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Slow Cooker Stuffing

Reviewed: Nov. 24, 2011
This was really good. I used pre-packaged bread (two boxes of Stove Top), omitted the mushrooms, and added 1/2 lb cooked crumbled sausage, 1 peeled apple and 1/2C dried cherries. I omitted all the spices except a sprinkle of the poultry seasoning. I cooked on low for 6 hours, checking and stirring every hour and adding stock as needed (started out with just one cup and ended up using about 3 cups total).
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BBQ Pork for Sandwiches

Reviewed: May 22, 2011
Really good, moist shredded pork. I used pork shoulder because its what the store had. I put it in the crock pot with only the broth and cooked on low for 10 hours (overnight). I took it out and shredded it. I tossed out the liquid in the crock pot, put the pork back in and poured the bbq sauce over it. I heated it up and served it on hamburger buns. So good!!
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Quick and Easy Green Chile Chicken Enchilada Casserole

Reviewed: Mar. 27, 2012
Really good and really easy. I did not char the tortillas. Instead I took others advise and dipped them in the enchilada sauce before layering. I also mixed the chicken and sour cream together to make it easier to spread.
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Traci's Adobo Seasoning

Reviewed: Feb. 21, 2012
Good stuff!
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Blueberry Nut Oat Bran Muffins

Reviewed: Feb. 5, 2012
Took these to work and my co-workers thought they were the bomb!
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Homemade Black Bean Veggie Burgers

Reviewed: Jan. 31, 2012
I made the burgers as directed. The only change I made was to rinse the beans and squeeze the water out of the pepper and onion. The burgers were quite tasty but a bit dry. I had no problem with them staying together. However, I dont think these would hold up well on a grill. Maybe next time I wont squeeze the water out of the veggies. ***UPDATE*** I made these again but I did not squeeze the water out of the veggies and they were much better-not dry at all. I baked at 400 for 25 minutes.
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Best Butternut Squash Soup Ever

Reviewed: Dec. 29, 2011
Very easy and very tasty. I cut the squash in chunks, tossed in 2 tbsp oil, salt and pepper (to taste) then roasted it for 15 minutes at 400 degrees. I cooked the garlic and oinion in butter and oil. I added the squash and stock and brought it to a boil, reduced the heat and cooked for about 20 minutes. I did not use the bouillon. I used an immersion blender to puree the soup.
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