Pot Luck

Slow Cooker Boston Baked Beans

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BBQ’s, family gatherings, potlucks.  Who doesn’t love baked beans?  I’ve been wanting to make “from scratch” beans for a while as I hear the taste is amazing compared to any kind of canned beans you can get!  My only stipulation?  Had to be easy, and of course I had to come up with a lower […]

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Chicken & Orange Quinoa Salad – Episode 19

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Busy But Healthy show host Kristine Fretwell shares a great BBQ & summer recipe.  Chicken & Orange Quinoa Salad.  Get the recipe here. [Translate]

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Easy Chicken & Orange Quinoa Salad

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This is a GREAT summer recipe!  Perfect for your next BBQ.  Its also great to make ahead and have in the fridge for lunch! Watch me demonstrate this recipe on BBH TV – Episode 19   Chicken and Orange Quinoa Salad Makes 6 servings 3 cups cooked quinoa 1 orange bell pepper, diced 18 oz […]

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Apple & Date Quinoa Salad

October 9, 2010

This combo of tart apples, sweet dates & pecans is sure to please! Great pot-luck item! Makes 10 (1/2 cup servings) Ingredients 2 cups uncooked whole grain quinoa 2 granny smith apples, chopped 1/2 c pecan halves, quick roasted 1/2 c dates, chopped Dressing 1/2 c green onion, chopped 2 Tbsp grainy mustard 1/2 c […]

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Moroccan Summer Salad

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This is a great salad.  Comes together really quickly too, since cous cous is so quick-cooking. Saltiness of the dates, plus the feta cheese = delicious!  If you have the extra time, you could also substitute for QUINOA for higher protein and fiber. Makes 5+ cups Ingredients 1 cup dry couscous 1.5 c chopped cucumber […]

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Asparagus, Bacon & Celery Salad

October 9, 2010

You will LOVE this dish.  Great & quick for a BBQ side dish. Who doesn’t love bacon?!  Makes 5+ cups!  Done in 15 min. Ingredients 20 spears asparagus, blanched, cut into pieces3 slices Reduced Sodium Bacon 3 plum tomatoes, seeded & chopped1 cup chopped celery1/4 c light feta cheese, crumbled Dressing:Juice of 1/2 lemon1 Tbsp […]

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