Chicken Noodle Soup

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Brendan is sick today so I making him some homemade chicken noodle soup.  I’ve gotten the recipe from Table for Two and let me tell you: this is some of the best chicken noodle soup I’ve ever made! Super tasty, easy, and lucky for me, healthy 🙂  Brendan loved it! This soup would be great to try with matzoh balls or dumplings.

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Ice Cubes for health!

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I always get bored of water but find that sodas are too sugary and don’t fit in with my diet.  Everything Fabulous has the perfect solution though: flavored ice cubes!  She tried it with strawberries but I think you could try this idea with blueberries, raspberries, peaches, everything!  I think this is a great idea to have with a lime wedge and soda.  If your feeling naughty add a splash of vodka 😉

Low calorie snack for work

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Spiced Nuts and Seeds via Whole Living

Mix 3 cups whole nuts with 1/4 cup each flaxseeds, quinoa, and sunflower seeds. In a separate bowl, whisk 2 egg whites with 2 tablespoons honey, 1 1/2 teaspoons coarse salt, and 1/4 teaspoon each cayenne, cumin, and cinnamon. Toss with nut mix. Spread in a single layer on a baking sheet; bake at 325 degrees until dry, stirring occasionally, about 30 minutes. Scrape from pan while cooling, to avoid sticking. Makes 16 servings (178 calories each).