Simple and Delicious Chicken Pot Pie Soup

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Easy Chicken Pot Pie Soup from Bubbly Nature Creations

This Easy Chicken Pot Pie Soup combines everything that we love about Chicken Pot Pie and makes it super easy to make and serve. The pie chips are our favorite part, but the soup is excellent too! Campbell’s soups are known for turning simple dishes into amazing dishes with their condensed soups and their Campbell’s Soups for Easy Cooking make this recipe a delight that can be ready in about 30 minutes. This soup is like having a weekend meal on a busy weeknight schedule.

Chicken Pot Pie Soup
 
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Recipe type: Soup
Ingredients
  • For the soup:
  • 1 Carton of Campbell's Soups for Easy Cooking in the Creamy Garlic and Herb Flavor
  • 1 lb chicken, cooked and diced
  • 1-16 oz. pkg frozen peas and carrots
  • 1-16 oz. pkg frozen corn
  • 1 lb potatoes, peeled and diced
  • 3 cups chicken stock or broth
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • For the pie chips:
  • 1 roll refrigerator pie crust
Instructions
  1. Gather your ingredients.
  2. Visit the original recipe at Bubbly Nature Creations for full cooking and preparation instructions.
  3. Enjoy a nice, hot bowl of comfort food!
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Lemon Cayenne Ginger Water

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Lemon Cayenne Ginger Water

Spring has sprung and for many of us, this is the time of the year that we’re trying to get back into shape and shed some unwanted pounds that have accumulated around the waist because of inactivity during the long winter months. Lemon Cayenne Ginger Water is a great drink to jump start a weight loss program.

Lemon Ginger
 
Lemon Cayenne Ginger Water
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Recipe type: Drinks
Ingredients
  • 1 Lemon
  • 1" Ginger
  • 1 Pinch Cayenne Pepper
  • 4 Cups Purified Water
Instructions
  1. Mix lemon juice, a 1" piece of fresh ginger, a pinch of cayenne pepper, and water in a large pitcher.
  2. Drink 8 glasses per day.

Hormones may be to blame for holding on to stubborn fat as Dr. Turner from the Dr. Oz Show suggests, and this drink is said to help combat the problem. Lemon Cayenne Ginger Water is a great “detox” drink to help flush your body of unwanted toxins. This drink will help speed up your metabolism, help with digestion, and make you feel full so that you’ll avoid those snack cravings. Dr. Turner suggests 8 glasses per day.

Lemon Cayenne Ginger Water

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Disclosure: The author of this article is not a trained medical professional, nor a dietician. All of the information in this post is based on research and personal experience.

Spice Things Up with Homemade Mexican Sauces

Spice things up with delicious homemade Mexican Sauces #SoFab

Make Homemade Mexican Sauces to Enhance Your Meals!

If you’re anything like us, you love Mexican Cuisine. The abundance of flavor in Mexican dishes is literally like a fiesta in your mouth and having delicious sauces around to enhance those flavors even further is a must. Although we are fond of some store-bought sauces and sides, we love the fresher taste of homemade Mexican Sauces so much better. We’re excited to share 5 of our favorite Mexican Sauces with you today. We know you’re going to love these delicious recipes and want to have them on hand the next time you cook up your own Mexican Fiesta.

  • If you love Tex-Mex Restaurant Style Salsa, this is one recipe you’re going to make over and over again. All you need are some fresh vegetables, spices, and a blender to make this heart-healthy salsa.
  • Enchiladas just got a little more delicious because we think this is the best recipe for Enchilada Sauce we’ve ever tasted. This sauce gets its brilliant flavor from fresh vegetables, beef broth, and chili powder.
  • We realize that guacamole isn’t actually a sauce, but it is a great spread, a healthy flavor enhancer, and serves as a terrific side dish or dip. For those reasons, we wanted to include this fresh and heart-healthy Easy Low Sodium Guacamole because you’re definitely going to want to have this handy when you serve Mexican meals.
  • Pico de Gallo is a delicious, colorful, spicy, healthy Mexican appetizer dip and it’s delicious served on top of tacos and more. This recipe will keep everyone happy since it fits into a vegan, gluten free, low carb, low fat, or Paleo diet plan.
  • This Simple Salsa recipe is the perfect mix of flavor, spice, and healthy nutritious vegetables. This salsa works great with homemade tortilla chips, fresh bread topped with cheese, or as a topping on your tacos.

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Frozen Yogurt Pie

Frozen Yogurt Pie

Frozen Yogurt Pie

Have you tried making a Frozen Yogurt Pie? They are so easy and can be made with a traditional yogurt or you can make it even healthier using a greek yogurt! We love adding in a little bit of low-fat whipped cream and fresh mandarin orange pieces to give this pie added sweetness. If you are craving a sweet treat after dinner, this is a much healthier option than traditional dessert recipes….

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Mini Blueberry Loaves

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Mini Chocolate Covered Blueberry Loaves from Pumpkin ‘n Spice

Sometimes it seems almost impossible to get motivated on weekday mornings. Everyone is always rushing to get ready, grab breakfast, and get everyone out the door in time for school and work. It just never feels like there’s enough time to relax, enjoy a good breakfast, and prepare for your day on these busy morning. This simple recipe for Mini Blueberry Loaves can change all of that. Pair these loaves with a hot cup of McCafé Coffee for a delicious and relaxing breakfast to start your busy day.

Mini Blueberry Loaves
 
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Recipe type: Breakfast
Ingredients
  • FOR THE LOAF BATTER
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • ½ teaspoon baking powder
  • ¼ teaspoon baking soda
  • Pinch of salt
  • ¼ cup coconut oil
  • ¾ cup white sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1 cup vanilla Greek yogurt
  • ½ teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 ½ cups fresh blueberries
  • FOR THE GLAZE
  • 2 cups milk chocolate chips
Instructions
  1. Gather the ingredients.
  2. Visit the original recipe on Pumpkin 'n Spice for full preparation and cooking instructions.
  3. Enjoy a relaxing breakfast!

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Healthier Fried Burritos: A Low Sodium Recipe

Healthier Fried Burritos: A Low Sodium Recipe #SoFab

Fried Ground Turkey and Rice Burritos: A Surprisingly Heart-Healthy Meal Option

Fried foods aren’t typically associated with healthy recipes, but if done right, they aren’t as bad for you as you think. These Turkey and Brown Rice Fried Burritos are so indulgent, you might be temped to feel guilty about adding them to your diet, but you really don’t have to because we’ve taken a few steps to make them lower in sodium and fat. Using no-salt added spices, lean ground turkey instead of beef, brown rice, and just a bit of canola oil for quick frying makes these delicious fried burritos a healthier option to traditional recipes for this Mexican delight.

Healthier Turkey & Brown Rice Fried Burritos
 
A lower sodium, lower fat alternative to traditional fried burritos.
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Recipe type: Main
Cuisine: Mexican
Serves: 4 large burritos
Ingredients
  • 1 lb lean ground turkey
  • 1 can low sodium tomato soup
  • 1 pkg Mrs. Dash Taco Seasoning
  • 1 cup precooked brown rice
  • 1-4 oz can green chiles, undrained
  • 1 cup water
  • ¼ cup red onion
  • 4 flour tortillas
  • 5 tbsp canola oil
Instructions
  1. Cook lean ground turkey until almost done.
  2. Add chopped onion and cook until tender.
  3. Add tomato soup, Mrs. Dash Seasoning, water, and chiles, and heat over low heat for about 10 minutes.
  4. While meat mixture is simmering, cook brown rice according to package instructions.
  5. Mix rice in with meat mixture and remove from heat.
  6. In a large frying pan, heat the canola oil.
  7. Burrito wrap about 4-5 tbsp of the meat and rice mixture in each tortilla.
  8. Fry burritos over low-medium heat for about 3 minutes on each side, until nicely browned.
  9. Serve with a side of corn, homemade refried beans, and your favorite salad vegetables.

If you decide to double or triple the lean turkey and rice filling for this recipe, you can freeze it and use it for later. This filling makes a delicious party dip. Just heat it up, add cheese, and serve it with tortilla chips. It’s also perfect for stuffed peppers. Simply put the mixture in the gutted bell peppers and heat in the oven for 30 minutes for a delicious family meal.

We hope you love this recipe for Healthier Fried Burritos as much as we do. If you enjoyed this low sodium recipe, be sure to visit our Low Sodium section. Don’t forget to subscribe to our newsletter so you never miss a single healthy recipe. And for daily recipe inspiration, like us on Facebook, follow us on Pinterest, and stop by our Google+ Community to see all of the amazing recipes our community members are sharing. Enjoy!

Sriracha Spicy Chili Oil – Hack

Bottom of the Bottle Hack: Sriracha Spicy Chili Sauce #SoFab

Sriracha Spicy Chili Oil

If you love Sriracha sauce as much as we do, you don’t let a bit of the magic sauce go to waste. Now that Sriracha sauce is pretty easy to come by, it has become a staple in most kitchens. If you aren’t willing to waste a drop of this versatile sauce and you’ve already shaken until nothing comes out, we have a bottom of the bottle hack that will help you get the most out of your Sriracha.

Grab some peanut, grape seed, olive, or vegetable oil and pour about a teaspoon into the bottle and shake it up. You just turned what would have been garbage into an incredible marinade, stir fry sauce, or spicy garlic bread enhancer.

Make the most of your money and never waste a single drop in the bottom of the bottle of your favorite sauce. If you like this quick kitchen hack, be sure to find more like it in our Kitchen Hack section. We’ll be back with more Bottom of the Bottle Hacks too so be sure to stop back by often!

SNICKERS® Chocolate Biscotti

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SNICKERS® Chocolate Biscotti by Life a Little Brighter

We love coffee and finding delicious treats that pair perfectly with our coffee pretty much makes our day complete. When we came across this recipe for SNICKERS® Chocolate Biscotti from Life a Little Brighter, we just knew this was something we had to try. The idea of mixing SNICKERS® bars with an already delicious Chocolate Biscotti recipe is nothing short of brilliant and the result is amazing. If you’re looking for something decadent to pair with your morning or evening coffee, this is definitely the recipe you’ll want to try.

SNICKERS® Chocolate Biscotti
 
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Recipe type: Breakfast
Serves: 20 biscotti
Ingredients
  • For biscotti:
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • ½ cup unsweetened Dutch-process cocoa powder
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 4 ounces SNICKERS® Almond bars, chopped or broken into small pieces
  • 8 tablespoons (1 stick) butter, room temperature
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 2 large eggs
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • For topping:
  • ½ cup semi-sweet chocolate chips
  • ½ cup chopped almonds
Instructions
  1. Gather your ingredients.
  2. Head over to the original recipe on Life a Little Brighter for full preparation and cooking instructions.
  3. Enjoy this delicious breakfast bar with your favorite cup of coffee!

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Lighten the Menu: Healthy Salads and Side Dishes

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6 Healthy Salad and Side Dish Recipes Perfect for Your Spring Menu Plan!

When spring rolls around, we all try to lighten our dinner menus using fresh, in-season vegetables as the basis for many of our meals. If you’re on the hunt for deliciously satisfying light menu items to pair with your main course for dinner, we think you’ll love these 6 healthy salads and side dishes. Harness the flavors of spring and enhance that grilled fish or chicken with any one of these recipes, and your family will leave the table smiling and satisfied.

  • This Ginger Curried Vegetables recipe is about as simple as side dishes get. It’s so fresh and delicious, flavorful and exotic, and it only takes 15 minutes to make. Pair this with fish for a meal that’s packed with protein and nutritious vegetables.
  • Serve this Sesame Chicken Salad with Honey Sesame Dressing in large portions by itself for dinner paired with some bread or in smaller portions alongside your favorite Asian dish. Grilled chicken, dried cranberries, crunchy lo-mein noodles, all served over fresh greens and drizzled with a delicious Honey Sesame Dressing.
  • What we love most about this Tomato and Asparagus Salad is that it features such a variety of tastes and textures while utilizing the best of the season’s flavors and fresh ingredients. This salad would pair beautifully with some seasoned grilled chicken.
  • If you’ve never tasted a Vietnamese egg roll (Chả Giò), you’re in for a treat. The wrapper is thin, light, and crispy. The filling is usually comprised of pork and shrimp with noodles and mushrooms. This is not the typically greasy egg roll you’re used to, it’s much healthier and very delicious!
  • If you love those Greek salads you get at your favorite restaurant, you’re going to love this recipe for Greek Salad and Dressing. All of the fresh flavors of spring with a Greek twist make this a salad you won’t be able to resist.
  • If your family is the type that absolutely has to have bread with each meal, consider serving up this Easy Sun-Dried Tomato and Feta Quick Bread with dinner. This bread can be table-ready in about 30 minutes and it enhances any meal with its amazing flavor combination.

We hope you enjoy the flavors of spring with these 6 healthy salads and side dishes as much as we do. If you enjoyed these healthy meal enhancers, be sure to subscribe to our newsletter so you never miss a single recipe. For daily recipe inspiration, like us on Facebook, follow us on Pinterest, and stop by our Google+ Community to see all of the amazing recipes our community members are sharing. Enjoy!

Copycat Chipotle® Cilantro-Lime Brown Rice Recipe

Copycat Chipotle® Cilantro-Lime Brown Rice Recipe

Copycat Chipotle® Cilantro-Lime Brown Rice Recipe

If you love Mexican food and Chipotle® is one of your favorite restaurants, you’re going to love this recipe! We love the fresh tastes of lime and cilantro in this Copycat Chipotle® Cilantro-Lime Brown Rice recipe. If you’re looking for a healthy filler for tacos, burritos, or enchiladas, this rice works wonderfully. We also love making a burrito bowl with greens, tomatoes, beans, chicken breast, and this flavorful brown rice. It’s so versatile and delicious and tastes just like the restaurant-style variety.

Now that spring is in the air, it is time to lighten up your dishes. Adding in a brown rice will help you gain some good energy and will keep you full longer. This rice also works great alone for lunch, or as a dinner side dish with chicken or fish.

Copycat Chipotle® Cilantro-Lime Brown Rice Recipe
 
Copycat Chipotle® Cilantro-Lime Brown Rice Recipe
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Recipe type: Side Dish
Cuisine: Mexican
Ingredients
  • 1 tsp vegetable oil
  • ⅔ cup brown rice
  • 2 tsp fresh cilantro, chopped
  • 1 cup water
  • ½ tsp salt
  • 1 lime
Instructions
  1. Prepare your rice according to package instructions.
  2. Add the olive oil to the drained rice.
  3. Let the rice cool.
  4. Chop cilantro and stir it into the rice.
  5. Add the juice of one lime into the rice mixture slowly, mixing as you add the juice.
  6. Stir in the salt.
  7. Enjoy!

We hope you enjoy this healthy side dish as much as we do. If you’re looking for more side dish recipes for your next family meal, visit our Side Dishes section for inspiration. For daily recipe ideas, like us on Facebook, follow us on Twitter, and find us on Pinterest. Enjoy!