Monthly Archives: February 2010

Healthy Chicken Salad Sandwiches


Happy Saturday to you all! Welcome to another slim it on down post!  I love chicken salad, but have always been bummed about the high fat content. I have played around with  many chicken salad recipes trying to make them more healthified. Just changing out regular mayo for the light stuff left me with a […]

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Glazed Carrots with Rosemary


Don’t those beauties just look plain old cheerful! You may not be a lover of carrots. You might remember being forced to eat them when you were young while being told “those are going to make your eyes shine so pretty!” Well I’m here to tell you these are going to make your eyes shine […]

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Pan Fried Chicken with Country Gravy


Today I have for you one of my family’s all time favorite meals. This is one of those rare recipes that gets a 7 out of 7 thumbs up approval. Those kind of recipes are a blessing, are they not! There are a lot of great things about this baby. It’s a nice “Sunday” type meal, […]

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Crustless Quiche Recipe


Hello everyone! It is time for another Slim Down Saturday Post. Might I just say that I am grateful to be doing these skinny posts. It’s great to have a reason to make healthy things. Ok, alright…..I should be making healthy things all the time. I just can’t get over my need to bake up […]

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Easy Homemade Chocolate Sauce


Do I have a fabulous morsel, strait from heaven for you today. This is seriously the best thing that ever happened to a cake mix. Seriously. So seriously!  This chocolate sauce is made from very basic ingredients, is inexpensive and quite easy to put together. You are going to be praising me…praising me, I say. But […]

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Braided Sandwich Loaf


  Oh, your family is going to love you when you pull this puppy out of the oven. It’s great for kids and adults a like, and really is fairly easy to put together. You can do it! Do not be afraid of a tiny little speck called “YEAST”. The speck can be your friend. […]

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$25 Target Card and Wanchai Ferry Giveaway!


 Have you ever had a craving for Chinese food but didn´t feel like dealing with the hassle of going out? Next time, why not stay at home and satisfy your craving with Wanchai Ferry Orange Chicken? This Wanchai Ferry “Perfect Night In” prize pack that includes one VIP coupon valid for a free package of any of […]

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Slim Down Saturday #6 and Oven Baked French Fries


Well hello to all you healthy eaters out there! I hope your week has gone well and you are ready to get some new healthy food ideas today at Jamie Cooks It Up! This recipe for OVEN BAKED FRENCH FRIES is simple and great! My kids think they are fantastic and love to dip them […]

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Chocolate Dipped Strawberries with Cream Cheese Filling


  Oh my dear reader friends. Does that not just put a SMILE on your FACE! I had such a fun time making these, I didn’t even mind the mess it made of my kitchen. I didn’t even grumble when I looked up and saw my entire counter top riddled with paint, brushes, cups of […]

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Chicken Chow Mein


I found this recipe about 10 years ago in a healthy eating cookbook and have been making it ever since. It is one of our favorites. Yes, my kids will eat it. Some of them dish themselves the veggies they like, my girls eat the onions! Who would have thought! Some of my kids like to pick […]

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