Warm Sweet Potato Salad

warm sweet potato salad 1I love sweet potatoes.  They are nutritionally equivalent to white potatoes but they add a lot more flavor which means you need less quantity to get better quality in terms of flavor.  If you want to add protein and make it a meal, throw in some chicken breast to make it more substantial.  Regardless, this recipe is a good low calorie healthy one with a bit of spice thrown in to help you keep warm in the cold winter months.  I got this one from http://deliciouslyella.com.  Enjoy!

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Butternut Squash and Barley Salad

KRsM9QwLast’s weeks post (Slow Cooker Honey Garlic Chicken) was so popular that I figured I’d post another one of my wife’s favorite recipes.  This one I really love when she makes. The egg is optional.  If you want to ratchet up the protein add more scrambled or hard boiled egg whites.   Continue reading

Slow Cooker Honey Garlic Chicken

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This is a super easy, crazy yummy, and very healthy recipe that utilizes the slow cooker which is far from a crock (see what I did there).   Continue reading

Orange Chicken Fingers

Orange Chicken Fingers

Being the father of four kids (one of them an extremely picky eater) I know how hard it is to find foods that everyone will eat.   I can say that I know from experience but my knowledge is second hand as its my wife that bears the brunt of this challenge so gracefully.  If you throw on top of this the challenge of finding healthy options for your kids to help them develop and prevent you from feeling always guilty, you’re in for it.   Continue reading

Turkey Burgers With Zucchini

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source: skinnytaste.com

My wife made super delicious turkey burgers the other day and, after I checked the nutrition facts, I decided I had to post a recipe on the site.  I’m always struggling to find adequate sources of protein which is not always easy to do in our carbohydrate flooded society.  Having a diet that has a high percentage of calories from protein has many advantages (See my post Pro Protein for more details).   Continue reading

Chana’s Favorite Recipes – Coconut Chicken Salad

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We at the WLCR are committed to help you with your personal healthy living journal.  Along these lines, we are continuing our (hopefully) weekly series of Chana’s favorite recipes.  Chana is queen of the kitchen and scours the world (wide web) looking for yummy and healthy recipes.  All of the recipes in this series have been tested and found to be worthy of the title ‘favorite recipe’.  If you have any suggestions for great recipes that you have tried, please add them as a comment to the posts. Continue reading