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This is a simple but very tasty fruit salad recipe. The dressing gives it a wonderful sweet flavor. Cut up fresh fruit. I used pineapple, strawberries, blueberries, kiwi and red grapes. The dressing is simply, pineapple juice. I used about 1/4 cup, lime juice from two limes, my limes were small and a tablespoon of …

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This is a recipe I’ve been making for years. It’s great served with tortilla chips. We like to use it as a filling in quesadillas. It’s super easy and can be made in advance and stored in the refrigerator. Ingredients: 1 can fire roasted tomatoes 1 can black beans, rinsed 1 cup frozen corn 1/2 …

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I’ve been doing this lately when I bring my Chicken in from the store. It’s really easy and makes dinner quick. It also makes the juiciest grilled chicken. I start with fresh chicken. I like my chicken breast thin. It cooks up so evenly and fast. I start by butterflying the chicken breast. Place it …

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This is a recipe that serves 3-4 people. I like to make lasagna in the summertime but do not like heating up the house to bake it. This is great for that or even camping or if you don’t have an oven to bake it. It’s also great if you just want a small pan …

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One of my favorite summer dinners is Greek salad. We usually grill up some marinated chicken and slice it up and put it on top of this salad. I use chopped romaine lettuce and I like to spread it out on a platter. I top it with tomatoes, cucumbers, Greek olives, chickpeas, red onions, mild …

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We grill a lot in the summer. We like to cook outside to keep the house cool. I also use my Instant Pot a lot. It’s wonderful for making side dishes while grilling. Corn on the cob goes well will most BBQs. The Instant Pot is a great way to make it! Just clean your …

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My hubby has been taking his lunch to work to save a little money and he likes egg salad sandwiches. I thought I would try a little something different and see how he likes it. Ingredients: 3 Eggs 1/2 C Mayo 2 T Dijon Mustard 1/2 t Salt 1/4 t pepper 2 T Chopped Bacon …

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