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Leftovers Week: Vegetable & Turkey Casserole

~~posted by Jen First and Foremost, a big Happy Birthday to Nik, our resident “Pouch Diva.” She is taking a couple days off to enjoy her birthday, so y’all are stuck with me for the weekend. Nik, party it up, girl! We love you!! Left to Right: Nessa, Nik, and Andrea. The guy in front is some random wedding guest …

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Leftovers Week: Jen’s Mediterranean Vegetables with Turkey

~~posted by Jen Today’s feature for Leftovers Week is turkey. We probably all still have some hanging around. My boys and I loved the Gobble It Down Pizza so much on Sunday that I made it again last night. You can substitute leftover chicken breast for the turkey and it’s just as yummy. Later today I’ll share the BF Basics of …

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Chicken Quinoa Vegetable Soup

~~posted by Jen Quinoa and chicken and veggies, oh my! Beef Barley soup was one of my “go to” recipes in my pre-op life when we were having people over on a Fall or Winter weekend. It was delicious and always a crowd pleaser, but I needed to change it a bit to fit my new post-op eating plan. I …

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Nik’s “Magic” Meatballs

What’s in a meatball? When you make Nik’s…a whole lot! I know a lot of you buy your meatballs at the grocery store. It’s convenient, I know. There are many brands that have turkey and lean beef and they are quite tasty. I don’t tend to buy pre-packaged meatballs, though. Why? (Broken record in 5, 4, 3, 2…) Well first …

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Taco Casserole

This recipe is ubiquitous. (And, yes, I did use the word ubiquitous because I’ve been dying to use the word ubiquitous, thank you for noticing!) Even though that’s not quite the right word. Versatile? Mmmm…not really. Ok, so let me just say what it is I’m trying to say. There are very few people who don’t like this recipe! New …

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