Dinner in a Dash

Lean Italian Meatloaf

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It doesn’t get much more comforting that meatloaf. Not to mention easy. In case you’re wondering, its totally possible to use a lean cut of meat and still get a moist and flavorful loaf. They key with using extra lean meats is to add in some moisture, like eggs, grated onion and soaked oats or […]


Sweet n’ Sour Turkey Meatballs

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These Sweet n’ Sour Turkey Meatballs are big on taste, but great on the waistline. Traditional sweet n’ sour meatballs can be very high in fat, and even higher in sugar. Most are ridiculously high in sugar due to the sauce. Its pretty much a flavored sugar syrup. So since I wanted to come up […]


Sweet Sesame Chicken

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Tired of boring plain chicken? Me too. That’s why I’m always looking to create easy and healthy chicken recipes that taste great, just like this sweet sesame chicken. Its mild enough to please almost everyone, and the sweetness sure hits the spot. This marinade would also be fabulous with chicken breasts. I just wanted to […]


Healthy Hamburger Helper

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Hamburger helper isn’t something I grew up with, but I know a lot of people did. I sure did wish we got it every once in a while, as it is quite delicious, but its so salty and contains a lot of unpronounceable ingredients. I’m also pretty sure the powdered mix would not be gluten […]


Parmesan Yogurt Chicken

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Creamy succulent chicken. Not something you think would be possible in a low fat recipe, yet, as rich as this tastes, its actually a healthy way to make chicken!  Pair up boneless chicken breasts, non-fat greek yogurt, Parmesan cheese and a few other ingredients, and you have a tasty and simple dinner. The Parmesan cheese […]


Maple Orange Chicken

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Warm, juicy chicken with a sweet orange flavor.  Just like my Dilly, Lemon & Maple Baked Chicken, you will want to drink the sauce.  It comes together quickly, give it a bit of time to marinate, then it goes over to the oven. When its done, it should look something like this.  I think with […]