Chaotic Kristy

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Velvety Vegetable-Cheese Soup

This cheesy vegetable soup is as easy as it is velvety – made with prepared broth, a package of frozen broccoli and carrots, and cubed VELVEETA.   Prep time: 25 mins Total time: 25 mins Calories: 190 Servings: 6 servings at 1 cup each Ingredients: 1 pkg.  (16 oz.) frozen broccoli, cauliflower and carrot blend 2 cans  (14-1/2 oz. each) fat-free reduced-sodium…

Premium Pure Forskolin Extract

Recently I was given yet another weight loss supplement to try, Premium Pure Forskolin Extract. Now at first I wasn’t sure I was going to bother with this one. Why? Well, because honestly I I think they are scams trying to cash in on the fitness/weightloss gravy train. I did however look up a little information on forskolin before trying and…

Mediterranean Penne Pasta

A colorful pasta-tomato dish spiked with the flavors of olives, garlic, capers and fresh basil Time: Hands On: 15 minutes Total Time: 25 minutes Servings: Makes 8 servings (about 1-1/4 cups each) Calorie Count: 299 Ingredients 1 pkg (16 oz each) dry penne pasta, uncooked 1/3 cup Fleischmann’s® Made with Olive Oil Spread-tub 3 tablespoons chopped ripe olives 3 cloves…

Roasted Carrots and Squash with Maple Pecans

Carrots and squash roasted in a maple- and apple-flavored glaze, topped with glazed pecans. Time: Hands On: 30 minutes Total Time: 1 hour 10 minutes Servings: Makes 12 servings (1/2 cup each) Calorie Count: 183 Ingredients 1 cup chopped pecans 4 tablespoons Fleischmann‘s® Original Spread-tub, divided 5 tablespoons maple-flavored pancake syrup, divided 1 large butternut squash (1 large = about…

Target Announces New Plus-Size Fashion Brand

This just in: Target is unveiling its newest clothing line! Designed specifically for the Plus-size woman who loves fashion and appreciates a good value, AVA & VIV is sure to turn heads. Arriving in mid-February, the line is designed by Target’s uber chic in-house design team and features stylish basics along with trend-driven statement pieces that fashionistas will love. Similar…

Kiva Organic Stevia Review

I’m excited to tell you about Kiva Organic Stevia. I have a bad reaction to most sweeteners. Aspartame and Splenda give me very severe migraines. I’m talking about the kind where you’re sick to your stomach, every noise hurts, all light kills and forget moving your head, pain. I have worked very hard to avoid these products. It’s really not…