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  • Chicken Pot Pie For Mother's Day

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    Mother's day is about two weeks away and for many of us that means the usual card and flowers, but for some of us it also includes making a meal of some kind. The meal often is breakfast in bed or brunch at a fancy restaurant. Why not try and break away from the mold and do something different? Make a Mother's day dinner that uses one of the most comforting dishes known to man kind; the chicken pot pie. The dish is a tad more difficult than others so it shows you care while tasting great at the same time. Instead of going for the obvious this year, try branching out and trying something different.





    Ingredients:

    • 4 tablespoons butter
    • 1/2 cup chopped onions
    • 6 tablespoons flour
    • 2 cups chicken stock
    • 1 cup half and half
    • 2 cups diced potatoes
    • 1 cup diced carrots
    • 1 cup sweet peas
    • 2 cups shredded chicken, cooked
    • Salt and pepper
    • 1 box frozen puff pastry

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  • User post: Easy Enchiladas For Cinco de Mayo

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    You can use this recipe as your main dish for a Cinco de Mayo gathering and then finish with the Churro's that was in the previous article. This is an easy recipe to make for your family or a crowd of friends. If you have vegetarian's coming over, you can substitute faux chicken strips in place of the real chicken breasts.




    Ingredients:

    • 2 tablespoons canola oil
    • 1 1/2 pounds skinless boneless chicken breast
    • Salt and pepper
    • 2 teaspoons cumin powder
    • 2 teaspoons garlic powder
    • 1 red onion, chopped
    • 1 cup frozen corn, thawed
    • 1 (28-ounce) can stewed tomatoes
    • 1/2 teaspoon all-purpose flour
    • 16 corn tortillas
    • 1 can of enchilada sauce
    • 1 cup shredded Cheddar and Jack cheeses

    Directions:

    1. Preheat oven to 350 F.

    2. Coat large sauté pan with oil. Season chicken with salt and pepper. Brown chicken over medium heat. Sprinkle chicken

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  • User food review: Oikos Chocolate Greek Yogurt Review

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    Greek yogurt seems to be one of the new 'hot' items on everybody's grocery list this year and for good reason. It has less sugar, fat, and more protein; but when companies start getting into the flavoring aspect of the product is when it starts to take on too much sugar. As is the case with this new yogurt from Oikos.,The new chocolate yogurt sounds like a really great idea, and it is because the taste and texture were very similar to that of pudding. The only concern with this yogurt is the amount of sugar that it has is almost the same as that of pudding.

    I don't think that you're able to purchase the yogurt by itself, you can only buy it in a 4-pack and if you've ever bought Oikos yogurt you know that it can start to add up after just 1 cup. The taste is a nice smooth chocolate taste which can help people who always seem to be a slave to the cocoa bean. Oikos says that "sometimes you just need chocolate"

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  • Choose It Or Lose It...Pop-Tarts

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    Almost everyone remembers growing up and tearing apart those silver packages and shoving that little pastry into the toaster before heading off to school in the mornings, but did we really ever stop to think that we were actually eating 400 calories just by simply popping something out of the toaster and into our mouth? Many people never actually look at the other side of the Pop-Tarts box and for good reason to, because I'm guessing they don't really want to know how awful these child hood memories are. Not to say I didn't eat them, because I did and my favorite was chocolate fudge. What I will say is that there are better options out there now with the changing scene of the food industry and it we can make better choices, why not do it?

    This review takes two well-known brands: Amy's and Pop-Tarts and pairs them up against each other in a taste and nutrition test. The Amy's brand came out on top for both

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  • A Day Of Healthy Fast Food Eating

    Check out foodreview101.com for more recipes, ideas, food reviews, and healthy eating options. Because American's are always on the go and never have time to stop for anything, I thought that showing that eating out for every meal in a day could be done in a healthful way. Some people aren't aware that the fast food restaurants do have healthier options and that if they choose one option over the other that they could actually end up losing weight but eating nothing but fast food. If you're stuck in the mind-set that healthy eating while on the go is impossible, then give this article a read and I promise it will change your mind.

    Almost everyone knows that eating breakfast is the best way to start your day, but where you choose to go can make or break how you feel about the rest of your day. So start off by choosing the right option at Starbucks with their perfect oatmeal that is sure to last you until lunch if not longer. The oatmeal by it-self is only 140 calories, but if you

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