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Autumn Apple Pork Chop Skillet
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Autumn Apple Pork Chop Skillet

When I think of fall cooking, apples and pork often come to mind. This easy, healthy-yet-hearty single skillet dish combines the two deliciously – and the cooking time – it’s just 15 minutes! The original recipe for this dish was kindly sent to me by a chef colleague of mine, […]

Peaches and Cream Icebox Cake
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Peaches and Cream Icebox Cake

Yeah for summer, and creamy, dreamy peaches and cream! This slim (160 calorie!) icebox cake is show-stopping in every way – and it couldn’t be any easier to make. Graham crackers provide the “cake” layers while instant pudding provides the oomph for the fool-proof luscious cream filling. Add a couple […]

Chicken Nacho Dip
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Chicken Nacho Dip

Hearty and healthy! Warm, creamy, cheesy, and loaded with flavor, I guarantee no one will ever suspect this better-for-you dip is “light” in any way. The inclusion of both chicken and beans adds plenty of heft while reduced fat dairy products stealthily curb excess fat and calories. Better yet, with […]

Green Beans with Tomatoes and Bacon
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Green Beans with Tomatoes and Bacon

Slow simmered green beans cooked with canned tomatoes and thick slices of bacon (grease and all of course) is a beloved Southern staple often served when entertaining – but I think this recipe is even better! (And I KNOW it’s quicker!!) Seriously, when naming this recipe what came to mind […]