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Tay M.

Spicy BLT Avocado Toast

  Say it with me, Spicy BLT Avocado Toast. Perhaps I should start off by saying that I did not think I liked avocado for the longest time. I know, I know.  What type of self-respecting southern Californian does not like avocado?  I swear I did not.  Boy, I have

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Food & Cooking
Tay M.

Why I Love to Cook

I love to cook, in case you have not noticed. In my (not so) humble opinion, I tend to be pretty good at it.  Recently, I realized I was using my cooking abilities in both a healthy and unhealthy manner.  As I look back over the years, I can see

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Tay M.

Roasted Peking Chicken Breasts

Roasted Peking Chicken breast is a new recipe to help me in my quest to expand my culinary horizons. When I look for easy, delicious recipes, I cracked open my copy of The All New Good Housekeeping Cookbook by Susan Westmoreland. First off, I still love this cookbook. It was

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Tay M.

Broccoli Cheese Soup

My all-time favorite soul-satisfying first-course dish is Broccoli Cheese Soup! Yep, even above Loaded Potato Soup.  As you know, I am on a bariatric diet; therefore, I made the alterations to my recipe listed below.  The bariatric diet involves low carbs, low fat, and high protein; however, legumes are acceptable. 

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Tay M.

Thai Beef with Basil

Did You Know Walmart Has Thai Basil? Thai Beef with Basil, came about on a fluke. One day, I was strolling through the produce section of Walmart. Out of the corner of my eye, there was something so astonishing to me.  Thai Basil. At. Walmart.  Without even thinking, I grabbed

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