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Cabbage Fat-Burning Soup

Reviewed: Jul. 8, 2014
I made some changes, started this June 27th, down 6 lbs AFTER stuffing my face for 4th of July! Used V8 juice as recommended by others instead of plain tomato juice, used a head of broccoli instead of celery, used red & orange bell peppers instead of green, had beefy onion soup mix so used that, had the carrots cut into chunks like another reviewer suggested (good call!), and boiled 3 chicken breasts, shredded them and added to the soup. Salt to taste. DELICIOUS! So good my mom tried mine and asked me to make her a batch! It reminded us both of Campbell's Vegetable soup back in the day (no idea if it tastes the same now). I could never eat just this all day every day even though it's tasty. Instead I've been using it as at least one meal replacement. Healthy breakfast, soup for lunch (sometimes with, sometimes without triscuits), generally whatever for dinner. This soup is SO low in calories that even a bad day can end with not going over my calorie goals for the day. I exercise regularly but love to eat so this soup has been a great boost in weight loss. I've NEVER lost weight so fast and I'm not hungry! If I get hungry, I have a bowl of this soup! Very pleased with this recipe.
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Egg and Sausage Casserole

Reviewed: Mar. 25, 2014
Ok lots of changes based on what I had. I only had biscuits so I used about 3, flattened, to cover the bottom. Did as others suggested and precooked for about 7 minutes. Used over 1 lb of breakfast sausage because that's what I had so decided to use all up. Only had 8 eggs so used that though would have used 10 if I had enough. Did as others suggested and only used 2 cups of cheese. Had some diced onions and green peppers (from freezer) that I defrosted and threw in. This came out SO GOOD! It's simple enough that you can jazz it up but solid base recipe (with cheese adjustment). I make breakfast casseroles all the time and my daughter likes some more than others. She LOVES this one.
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Blackberry Cobbler

Reviewed: Mar. 20, 2014
I did exactly what Adrienne C. suggested (except had self rising flour). It's not sugary sweet so if you're hoping for that, maybe add a streusel. I think it's amazing as if. If my sweet tooth is in overdrive, cool whip with warm cobbler hit the spot!
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Lemon Pepper Pasta Seafood

Reviewed: Mar. 18, 2014
This was super easy, very tasty (was a bit more liberal with lemon pepper seasoning since I was using regular linguine) but a bit oilier than I'd prefer due to the butter. Regardless, this was simple and well received so I'll likely make again. Thanks!
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Blueberry Loaf

Reviewed: Mar. 18, 2014
Excellent recipe! The few changes I made. Used 2 cups of fresh blueberries (had that much left so figured why not) and replaced vegetable oil with coconut oil (new to all the uses of that oil!). To be honest, I realized later, when I weighed out the coconut oil, an orange was leaning on the scale so didn't use full amount. Very little batter as others mentioned, but I left as is. Did as others have suggested and coated blueberries in a bit of flour, added about 2/3 of the batter, added blueberries, then the remaining batter. This bread was BURSTING full of blueberries!!! Very good, very easy, two thumbs up. Very pleased with end result. Thanks!!
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Authentic Louisiana Red Beans and Rice

Reviewed: Feb. 13, 2014
Pretty much followed the directions exactly. I did add two Knorr chicken cubes to the 6 cups of water, and added the garlic with the sausage as someone else suggested. Oh and I didn't have any sage, and added about a half teaspoon of salt. DELICIOUS!!!!
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Apple Snack Squares

Reviewed: Feb. 12, 2013
I too reduced the sugar. This was VERY tasty!!! I was hoping for more apple chunks so might add one more apple to the recipe and see how it goes. Good stuff.
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Chicken Stuff

Reviewed: Feb. 12, 2013
Wasn't bad. Probably won't make again. For as unhealthy as it is, I'd need way better taste.
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Black-Eyed Pea Soup

Reviewed: Feb. 12, 2013
Very hearty, delicious soup. I did add 3 tbsps of tomato paste and 2 cans of rotel because I only had a 14.5 oz can of diced tomatoes. That makes sense right? Also I was using dried black-eyed peas so cooked longer of course. Didn't have the green chilies so omitted.
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Luscious Lima Bean Soup

Reviewed: Feb. 12, 2013
Simple and delicious. My daughter, who is not a fan of carrots, inhaled this soup. I too just used 1 cup of chopped onions instead of leek & shallots. I'm not a fan of celery and I can't just buy two stalks, so I omitted completely. Used chicken bouillon because that's what I had. Will make again! Freezes well.
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Jeff's Hot Dog Chili

Reviewed: Feb. 12, 2013
Followed recipe to a T except I had no onion powder so I threw in some dried minced onion instead. DELICIOUS! I like to make a day ahead, then refrigerate so the fat congeals and I can easily remove. Very, very tasty!
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Pepper Jelly Glazed Chicken

Reviewed: Nov. 14, 2012
It wasn't bad but it certainly didn't blow my socks off. I used almost half of my jar of pepper jelly and it definitely wasn't worth it. I was disappointed that the flavor was mild. I guess it diluted from mingling with chicken breast juices? Maybe reducing the sauce after the chicken cooks would make it worthwhile. ***I took the leftovers and reduced the sauce over low heat, constantly stirring until it was probably half of the amount I began with. MUCH, MUCH tastier!!***
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Creamy Chicken and Wild Rice Soup

Reviewed: Sep. 20, 2012
Amazing soup!!! I made 12 servings because I had 3 chicken breasts. I also took someone's advice about sauteing onions and garlic to add to the soup. During this step, I also added 2 cups of frozen mixed veggies to the saute and added all of that to the chicken and stock before the "add rice" step. Oh and making 12 servings also fit very well with the Uncle Ben's Long Grain & Wild Rice fast cook box that I used which was 6.2 ounce size. (I didn't see ANY version of wild rice that was 4.5 ounces). I cut back on the butter a bit using 1 stick (1/2 cup), and since it's what I had, I used 1% milk instead of the heavy cream. I was happy to see that adding veggies and reducing fat didn't take away from the soup. Just as delicious as leftovers too! I froze two quart bags of the soup so I'll update once I know if it freezes well! **UPDATE** Freezes well!!! My daughter loved the soup the first time and after defrosting one of the quart freezer bags to use for her school lunch, she asked me WHAT was that DELICIOUS soup! She forgot she'd enjoyed this amazing soup at the beginning of the school year. Don't be afraid to make a big batch to freeze some of it because it DEFINITELY holds up.
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Grilled Chicken Wings with Sweet Red Chili and Peach Glaze

Reviewed: Sep. 18, 2012
DELICIOUS! Of the three wing flavors, this was the hands down fave. I couldn't find the peach apricot preserves so I bought peach and apricot, and combined the two. I plan to make this again to use on other things like chicken breasts, fish, baked chicken legs.. yum!
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Roast Beef Horseradish Roll-Ups

Reviewed: Aug. 29, 2012
I halved it, but other than that, I followed the recipe exactly. Actually I lie... I also used more spinach. I bought the bag of spinach leaves and 2 or 3 leaves per roll seemed so minimal! I used about 6 leaves per wrap. All other quantities followed. I made this for my teenage daughter's lunch and crossed my fingers! She said she really liked it. I had one for lunch and I DEFINITELY enjoyed it. The final confirmation that earned 5 stars was this morning. My daughter left her project so I took it to a friend who's at a later bus stop. She told me she told my daughter she'd trade her a box of Lucky Charms (a forbidden fave of hers!) for one of those "burritos" LOL! Awesome recipe, thank you!!
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Easy OREO Truffles

Reviewed: Mar. 30, 2012
My daughter made these last night they were that easy. I helped dip some just cause I wanted in on the fun too! We did some in white chocolate (almond bark) and some in chocolate candy coating (that's what I had). I of course sampled each version and both were yummy!
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Tasty Collard Greens

Reviewed: Jan. 6, 2012
This is now my go-to collards recipe. I like using smoked turkey instead of ham hocks. Only could find smoked turkey neck pieces but worked perfect. Thank you for sharing this recipe!
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Dave's Georgia Black Eyed Peas

Reviewed: Jan. 6, 2012
Holy wow this was fantastic. The only difference is I didn't start the night before so I boiled the BEPs then let it soak for 4 hours. Changed the water and followed the rest of the recipe as instructed. This recipe was the bomb!!!! Takes a bit of work and effort but totally worth it. So good you won't want to share!!!
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Grandmother's Buttermilk Cornbread

Reviewed: Jan. 6, 2012
Very good! A few minor changes. I only had masa harina so I used that instead of cornmeal. I melted the butter and added the ingredients one by one as they are listed in the recipe (too lazy to add in the more complex instructed way) and it came out perfect! Thank you for sharing.
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Puerto Rican Coquito

Reviewed: Jan. 6, 2012
I followed Brownie1's directions with a few changes: I boil 3 cinnamon sticks in 3.5 cups water. I want to end up with 3 cups of cinnamon water so I add a bit more to account for evaporation. Topped it off with water to get a full 3 cups. Let it cool. Then put cinnamon water in blender w/1 can evap milk, 1 can condensed milk, 1 can coconut milk and 1 tsp vanilla extract the first time. The second time I tried with coconut cream and it was a bit too sweet so I then added a can of coconut milk and it was PERFECT! With just the coconut milk it was a bit too thin but with both the milk and cream, it was thicker and delicious. You can leave as is so the kids can enjoy as well and add rum to individual servings for the adults. Def serve on the rocks. My mom (born & raised in PR and JUST came home from winter break over there) declared it PERFECT so this is how I'll be making coquito from now on. Yum!
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