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14 November 2019

  • Baked Turkey Croquettes

    Not sure what to do with all your leftover turkey?  Baked turkey croquettes are the perfect way to use up your leftover holiday turkey! Baked Turkey Croquettes Thanksgiving leftovers get repurposed with these delicious baked turkey croquettes, a favorite of mine. Leftover turkey gets mixed with mashed potatoes and herbs, breaded and baked in the […]

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  • Skinnytaste Meal Plan (November 11-November 17)

    A free 7-day flexible weight loss meal plan including breakfast, lunch and dinner and a shopping list. All recipes include calories and WW SmartPoints®. Meal Plan I don’t know about you, but I cannot believe that it is already November and this year is almost over! With that being said though, I have so much […]

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  • Scalloped Potato Gratin

    A delicious Scalloped Potato Gratin recipe made with thinly sliced Yukon gold potatoes layered with cheese and a light buttery sauce. Scalloped Potato Gratin If you love potatoes and cheese and want an easy dish that will impress during the holidays, such as Thanksgiving, Christmas, or Easter, this is it! This healthy gratin is lighter […]

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  • Mashed Sweet Potatoes Brulee

    Mashed Sweet Potatoes Brulee are seasoned with with a hint of cinnamon and nutmeg topped with a caramelized brown sugar crust. Mashed Sweet Potatoes Brulee Sweet potatoes are a must for Thanksgiving and this dish will be a hit on your Holiday table. It’s easy to assemble a day ahead so it’s ready to pop […]

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  • Cauliflower “Mac” and Cheese

    Cheesy Baked Cauliflower “Mac” and Cheese is perfect when you’re craving macaroni and cheese–without the pasta! It’s lower in carbs and each bowl has a healthy amount of vegetables and protein! Cauliflower “Mac” and Cheese Cauliflower makes a wonderful replacement in recipes like low-carb mashed potatoes, so why not macaroni and cheese!? I’ve partnered with […]

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