Bangin’ Good Shrimp [Copycat Recipe]

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Mmmm, Bonefish Grill.  Have you ever been before?  And if so, have you ever tried their Bang Bang Shrimp?  They are lifechangingly good.  Only problem?  I live in Canada and we don’t have Bonefish Grill here.  So when I had a craving for their famous shrimp, I had to get creative.  And I’m SO happy to report that I no longer have to travel to the U.S.A. to get my fix, because I found the perfect copycat recipe!

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Skinny Butternut Squash Soup

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One of the only great things about saying goodbye to Summer and saying hello to Fall / Winter … is SOUP!  It’s so versatile and warms you up from the inside out.  I eat soup all year long, but I enjoy it most when the weather is cold.    I especially enjoy this Skinny Butternut Squash Soup, which is only
1 Weight Watchers Points Plus per bowl!

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Caramelized Onion & Beet Soup

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I am a sucker for a good deal, that’s why I couldn’t resist when I saw a giant bag of beets on-sale for $1.88 at my local grocery store.  I had no idea what I was going to make with them, but I decided I couldn’t pass up the great price and bought them anyway.

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Banana Oat Greek Yogurt Muffins

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You know what I love about bananas?  They are super versatile.  They’re delicious on their own, awesome in smoothies, incredible inside of peanut butter sandwiches and amazing in baked goods.  I also love that you can just throw ’em in your purse and don’t have to find a sink to wash them before you chow down.  Quite simply, bananas are a magical fruit.

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Asian Fried Quinoa

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I LOVE Asian cuisine.  Sushi … spring rolls … pad thai … lo mein … pho … general tso chicken … you name it, chances are I love it.  In fact, I think if I had to choose one cuisine to eat for the rest of my life, it would be Asian.  There’s just so much to choose from and it’s all so yummy.  I don’t, however, love how many calories most Asian dishes carry, so I was thrilled when I stumbled upon a recipe for a lower calorie, higher protein option.  The best part is that it doesn’t TASTE like a healthier option.  It is amazing and tastes just like something you would order from a Chinese restaurant.

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Skillet Eggplant Parmesan

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One night last week, my very sweet hubby decided to make me dinner.  Since the weather is getting nice here in Toronto, he decided to grill some veggies and make his super yummy and very healthy grilled vegetable sandwiches.  These are by far one of my favourite things that he makes.  He grills zucchini, peppers, eggplant, onions and peppers, crumbles feta on top and dresses the ciabatta bun with a homemade garlic mayo before piling the veggies on.  It is delish and I am salivating just thinking about it right now.  So, he meant really well, but unfortunately our dinner plans fizzled because our BBQ decided to stop working.

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Skinny Poolside Dip

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When I get invited to a party and am asked to bring something, 9 times out of 10 I am requested to make my Jalapeno Cheeseball.  However, I was getting bored of making the same thing over and over again, so I decided to try something new for a gathering I attended this past weekend.  And so, I introduce to you … Skinny Poolside Dip!
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