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weeblewobble

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Re: Store bought pre-made foods that were/are surprisingly good!
« Reply #30 on: September 13, 2013, 10:49:59 AM »
Annie Chun's Udon Soup and Chinese Chicken-Style Noodle Soup

Piratelvr1121

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Re: Store bought premade foods that were/are surprisingly good!
« Reply #31 on: September 13, 2013, 11:06:05 AM »
Almost anything by Marie Callendar's.  Especially the chicken pot pie.

Amen! Those were my go-to lunches for a few weeks. I had coworkers snarking about how unhealthy they are and I'd joke "What, they've got the major food groups. Grains, poultry, veggies and dairy!" (least I think so, since the sauce is creamy)

I also enjoy some of WW smart one meals and Stouffer's lasagnas.
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ladyknight1

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Re: Store bought pre-made foods that were/are surprisingly good!
« Reply #32 on: September 13, 2013, 11:22:31 AM »
Marie Callendar's Turkey Pot Pie

Amy's Organic Enchiladas
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Re: Store bought pre-made foods that were/are surprisingly good!
« Reply #33 on: September 13, 2013, 12:30:56 PM »
Marie Callendar's Turkey Pot Pie

Amy's Organic Enchiladas

Their cheese enchilada is delicious! I also like their broccoli pot pie, the cheese pizza snacks, and the cheese and bean nacho snacks.

Missy2U

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Re: Store bought pre-made foods that were/are surprisingly good!
« Reply #34 on: September 13, 2013, 12:55:42 PM »
Metallica, you must live in my neck of the woods.  Caputos is a local chain.

And it's right down the street from me.  We must all live near each other. :)

Edited to add:  "Waving Hi!" to Redwing and Mettalica Fan!!!
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Re: Store bought pre-made foods that were/are surprisingly good!
« Reply #35 on: September 13, 2013, 01:18:49 PM »
Trader Joe's butter chicken and their spinach mushroom quiches. If I have to go into the office early, I take a quiche for breakfast- fast and yummy.
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Re: Store bought pre-made foods that were/are surprisingly good!
« Reply #36 on: September 13, 2013, 01:24:21 PM »
Entemann's (sp?) chocolate chip cookies were a special treat growing up. I have not to this day tasted any cookies that compare.

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« Reply #37 on: September 13, 2013, 01:54:52 PM »
Stouffer's Lasagna - always an easy go-to meal for a family, and everyone loves it.

Trader Joe's frozen butter chicken. Not quite as good as the Indian restaurant, but still delicious. Now if I could only manage to eat it without wearing it, it'd be an achievement.

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Re: Store bought pre-made foods that were/are surprisingly good!
« Reply #38 on: September 13, 2013, 02:01:08 PM »
Publix carrot cake and key lime pie - I could eat these daily and be content.

Country Crock mashed potatoes, the roasted garlic flavor - we eat them weekly. SO GOOD.

Skinny Cow ice cream cones, especially the vanilla/caramel ones. I don't miss a thing compared to Drumstick ones, and they're half the calories.

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Re: Store bought pre-made foods that were/are surprisingly good!
« Reply #39 on: September 13, 2013, 02:09:19 PM »
OK, you all are making me hungry now!

Missy2U

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Re: Store bought pre-made foods that were/are surprisingly good!
« Reply #40 on: September 13, 2013, 02:12:24 PM »
Fer cryin' out loud, I forgot to put my own favorite store bought pre-made food that is surprisingly good.

Jewel "Essentials Everday" or whatever their store brand pizza is now called.  Their Thin-n-Crispy Deluxe (my favorite), Pepperoni (son's favorite), and Sausage (husband's favorite) frozen Pizzas are the only ones we will purchase.  They are phenomenal - my husband didn't believe me when I first told him about them - now he's a believer.  And when we can get 4 for $10 you can believe I stock the freezer! :)

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Re: Store bought pre-made foods that were/are surprisingly good!
« Reply #41 on: September 13, 2013, 02:17:25 PM »
Reame's Frozen Home Style Noodles. Just shred a rotisserie chicken, add a package of chicken broth and put the noodles in it. Amazing.

Totino's Pizza Rolls. Son loves them, I love them.
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Re: Store bought pre-made foods that were/are surprisingly good!
« Reply #42 on: September 13, 2013, 03:58:14 PM »
Reame's Frozen Home Style Noodles. Just shred a rotisserie chicken, add a package of chicken broth and put the noodles in it. Amazing.

Totino's Pizza Rolls. Son loves them, I love them.

Oh, I forgot about the pizza rolls! They're wonderful for a quick (well, not so quick, really) snack.

Sabra Roasted Garlic hummus. And then I add more minced garlic in. And eat it on garlic pita. Or garlic naan.

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Re: Store bought pre-made foods that were/are surprisingly good!
« Reply #43 on: September 13, 2013, 04:08:39 PM »
Publix soups.

Incredible.
"We ate the pies."

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Re: Store bought pre-made foods that were/are surprisingly good!
« Reply #44 on: September 13, 2013, 04:49:56 PM »
Publix potato salads and spinach dip.
Pita and hummus.
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