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14 February, 2015

Bulgogi (Grilled Korean Beef)

Bulgogi (Grilled Korean Beef)
Posted in : Asian, Beef, Budget meals, Ethnic, Main Dishes on by : Tamra
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Ingredients 12 ounces lean beef tenderloin, boneless 3 scallions (white and green parts), chopped 2 garlic cloves, minced 2 teaspoons rice wine vinegar 2 tablespoons water 3 tablespoons lower sodium soy sauce 1 tablespoon Splenda 1/2 teaspoon pepper   Sponsored Ads Instructions Wrap the beef in plastic wrap and freeze until firm (but not rock
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10 February, 2015

Arby’s Beef ‘n Cheddar

Arby’s Beef ‘n Cheddar
Posted in : Beef, Budget meals, Copycat Recipies, Home tested, Lunch, Main Dishes, Sandwiches on by : Tamra
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For as long as I can remember, my mom has taken us to Arby’s.  Her go to sandwich was always the Beef N Cheddar.   So when I came across this recipe, I was stoked that maybe I can recreate this for her without having to break the bank every time, LOL.   The recipe
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8 February, 2015

Braised Chicken Thighs with Mushrooms

Braised Chicken Thighs with Mushrooms
Comments : 2 Posted in : Budget meals, Main Dishes, Poultry on by : Tamra
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Ingredients 1 tablespoon olive oil 1 pound boneless, skinless chicken thighs 1 teaspoon trans-fat free margarine ½ onion, finely diced 8 ounce package sliced mushrooms 3 tablespoons balsamic vinegar 1 ½ cup low sodium, fat free chicken broth   Sponsored Ads Instructions Heat oil in a large Dutch oven over medium-high heat. Add chicken thighs
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6 February, 2015

Spinach and Mushroom Quesadillas

Spinach and Mushroom Quesadillas
Posted in : Appetizers, Budget meals, Ethnic, Lunch, Main Dishes, Mexican, Other, Snacks, Vegetarian on by : Tamra
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Ingredients 1 tablespoon olive oil 2 cups white mushrooms, diced 4 cups fresh baby spinach 1 clove garlic, minced Cooking spray ½ cup reduced-fat, mozzarella cheese, shredded ½ cup fat free shredded mozzarella cheese 4 gluten-free whole-grain tortillas (such as LaTortilla factory gluten-free wraps)   Sponsored Ads Instructions Heat the olive oil in a non-stick
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6 February, 2015

Tamale Pie

Tamale Pie
Posted in : Beef, Budget meals, Ethnic, Main Dishes, Mexican, Poultry on by : Tamra
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Ingredients: Cooking Spray 20 ounces lean ground turkey (7% fat) 1 teaspoon cumin 1 tablespoon chili powder ¼ teaspoon cayenne powder 1 teaspoon onion powder 1 (14.5-ounce) can low sodium diced tomatoes ½ cup whole wheat flour 1 cup cornmeal 1 teaspoon baking soda ¼ teaspoon salt 1 cup plain nonfat yogurt ½ cup egg
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14 July, 2014

Stir Fry Chicken and Broccoli

Stir Fry Chicken and Broccoli
Posted in : Asian, Budget meals, Home tested, Poultry on by : Tamra
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Ingredients: 2 large boneless, skinless chicken breasts, diced into 1″ cubes 1 cup frozen broccoli florets For the sauce: ¾ cup low-sodium soy sauce ¼ cup honey 2 cloves of garlic, minced 2 tbsp. sesame oil 2 tbsp. rice vinegar 1 tsp. crushed red pepper flakes ½ tbsp. cornstarch Instructions: In a medium saucepot, bring
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26 June, 2014

Shepherd Pie

Shepherd Pie
Posted in : Beef, Budget meals, Casseroles on by : Tamra
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Ingredients 1-1/4 lb.  red potatoes (about 4), cut into chunks 3 large  cloves garlic 1 lb.  extra-lean ground beef 2 Tbsp.  flour 4 cups  frozen mixed vegetables (carrots, corn, green beans, peas), thawed 3/4 cup  fat-free reduced-sodium beef broth 2 Tbsp.  ketchup 3/4 cup  Reduced Fat or Light Sour Cream 1/2 cup  Shredded Sharp Cheddar Cheese, divided
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12 June, 2014

Roasted Lemon-Garlic Chicken with Potatoes

Roasted Lemon-Garlic Chicken with Potatoes
Posted in : Budget meals, Poultry on by : Tamra
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Price: $2.33 per serving Ingredients 2 lemons 1 teaspoon kosher salt, divided 1 teaspoon black pepper 4 garlic cloves, minced and divided 1 (3 1/2-pound) whole chicken 6 garlic cloves, crushed 1 1/2 pounds red potatoes, quartered 2 tablespoons butter, softened 1 tablespoon minced fresh thyme leaves Preparation 1. Grate rind from lemons to measure 2 tablespoons. Reserve lemons. Combine 5 teaspoons rind, 3/4 teaspoon
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