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Cheesy Vegetable Chowder Recipe (Freezer Meal)

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On a cold winter day, all I want is a warm bowl of soup . . . and this is one of our family's favorites. We used to call this "Cheese Soup" growing up, but it's so loaded with vegetables that it's more veggies than cheese! My husband loves it because it's "hearty" . . . that's the only way I can get him to eat it as a main dish for dinner. :) This recipe can EASILY be doubled- in fact I double it every time I make it and freeze half for another day. When you finish making it, let the soup cool d

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2 chicken or beef bouillon cubes
1 cup water
1 cup diced celery
2 cups diced potatoes
1 cup diced carrot
1 (10 oz) package frozen mixed vegetables (I usually buy the broccoli, carrot, and cauliflower combo)
1 can Cream of Chicken soup (I used the (98% fat free kind)
1 can of milk (once you add the cream of chicken, use that can to measure your milk)
1 lb (16 oz) Velveeta cheese (I used the 2% milk kind), cubed
Place your bouillon cubes, water, celery, potatoes, and carrots in a large pot and bring to a boil. Boil until bouillon cubes have dissolved. Add your bag of frozen veggies and turn heat down to low (I...
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Nutritions

Calories
492

Sodium
1320mg
55% DV

Fat
30g
47% DV

Protein
19g
38% DV

Carbs
25g
8% DV

Fiber
4g
17% DV

This pan-cooked rainbow trout with potatoes and spring garlic makes an amazing family Friday or any day meal. It is packed with nutritious goodness. And these potatoes… mmmm!

2 large rainbow trout fish whole fish (gutted and washed) or fillets
4 large potatoes
5 spring garlic or 5 medium cloves regular garlic
1/2 tsp salt pink Himalayan
1 pinch black pepper
1/4 lemon juice or cider vinegar
4 tbsp fresh herbs I used the spring garlic leaves but parsley and chives will work great too
2-3 tbsp cider vinegar optional to drizzle over when serving
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1. Peel, wash and cut the potatoes into the desired shape. I fancied slices this time. Chunky chips or wedges will be as good.
2. Season the fish with salt and pepper and place some herbs and a little...
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Nutritions

Calories
65

Sodium
64mg
2% DV

Fat
1g
2% DV

Protein
4g
8% DV

Carbs
8g
3% DV

Fiber
1g
4% DV

Air Fryer Calzone

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Air Fryer Calzone. How to transform your leftovers to make the most delicious air fryer calzone that you have ever tried. Similar to hand pies these loaded calzones are ideal for a fridge clear out, a planned leftover meal, or just something comforting to eat for a Friday supper.

Grandma's Texas Sheet Cake is a moist chocolate cake baked in a jelly roll pan and smothered with a rich, chocolate fudge frosting. The old-fashioned dessert is a crowd-pleasing treat for birthdays, potlucks, or just about any other special occasion!

For the Cake::
0.5 c salted butter
0.5 c shortening
1 c water
1/4 c unsweetened cocoa powder
2 c granulated sugar
2 c all purpose flour
1 t baking soda
1 t salt
2 eggs
1/2 c buttermilk
1 t vanilla extract
For the Icing::
1/2 c salted butter
1/4 c unsweetened cocoa powder
6 T whole milk
16 oz confectioners sugar
1 t vanilla extract
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FOR THE CAKE