spaghetti squash bake

Italian Spaghetti Squash Bake

This is a story about redemption. Redemption achieved by learning from ones mistakes. This is also a story about spaghetti squash. Recipe Highlights The flavors of lasagna in an easy weeknight casserole with spaghetti squash. Naturally gluten-free and easily converts to a vegetarian entree. A good source of protein, low in calories, 7 Weight Watchers Points Plus per serving. Many…

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Sorghum and Lentil Salad with Mint

The FTC would like you to know: Bob’s Red Mill has generously provided all the grain featured in the Going with the Grain series. Thank you Bob’s Red Mill! You can find all the grains from the series in the Second Helpings Shop. Scroll past the recipe to find out how to score a bag each of sorghum and lentils to…

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Half Beef Half Veggie Burgers

Burger night is a rare treat in our house. When it does come around, burgers are a great opportunity to put the recipe lightening techniques I shared earlier this week into action. Let’s apply those tips to the burger recipe below: Ingredient Swap To get a really moist juicy burger, most sources agree you need to use fat. In fact,…

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Healthy Chicken & Sweet Potato Layered Enchiladas

I have thought it would be fun to try and do an entire collection of recipes dedicated to repurposing leftovers. If nothing else it would give my brain something to tease out. Leftovers can be a tough sell. So many things are great the first time around. Hot from the oven meals offer a full sensory package – an alluring…

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Beefy Mushroom Stroganoff

A couple months back I told you how much I have been appreciating the talent and creativity of my fellow food bloggers. (Rainyday Gal’s Chicken Noodle Soup) At the time I was in the early stages of pregnancy and my energy level was dragging at best. Even with my energy back up to near normal a pea-soup-brain-fog frequently overwhelms my…

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