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Italian Stuffed Meatloaf Recipe

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Italian Stuffed Meatloaf Creamy Mashed Potatoes Honey Glazed Carrots Italian Stuffed Meatloaf Ingredients: 2 pounds ground sirloin 1 large egg white 1 cup tomato juice Salt and pepper to taste 1 teaspoon minced garlic 1 teaspoon dried oregano leaves 1 onion, chopped 4 ounces sliced, part-skim Mozzarella or provolone cheese ½ cup frozen spinach, cooked […]

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Hot and Spicy Goulash Recipe

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Hot and Spicy Goulash Hot and Spicy Goulash Ingredients: 2 tablespoons olive oil 2 pounds extra-lean ground beef 1 green bell pepper, seeded and diced 1 onion, diced 2 jalapenos, seeded and minced Salt and pepper 2 tablespoons chili powder 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1 teaspoon ground cumin 1 teaspoon ground coriander 3 cans (15 […]

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Herb Chicken Recipe

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Herb Chicken Creamy Green Cabbage with Thyme Browned and Braised Cauliflower with Garlic and White Wine Herb Chicken Ingredients: 8 boneless, skinless chicken breasts Salt and pepper to taste 2 tablespoon all-purpose flour 4 tablespoons butter 4 green onions, chopped 4 tablespoons finely chopped fresh parsley 1½ cup white wine 1 teaspoon dried rosemary leaves […]

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Ham and Sweet Potato Pot Pies Recipe

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Ham and Sweet Potato Pot Pies Pan Roasted Broccoli and Chickpeas Ham and Sweet Potato Pot Pies Ingredients: 1 cup chopped onion 2 cups peeled, cubed sweet potatoes 1 cup chicken broth, divided ½ cup all-purpose flour 1 cup skim milk 2 cups cubed, cooked lean ham ⅓ cup frozen peas 1 9-inch refrigerated pie […]

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Gorgonzola Burgers Recipe

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Gorgonzola Burgers Whole-Grain Bun Zucchini Chips These delicious grilled gorgonzola burgers are a fantastic dinner choice on busy nights. When you have extra time, serve them topped with caramelized onions. Gorgonzola Burgers Ingredients: 2 pounds extra-lean ground beef ½ teaspoon salt Black pepper, to taste 2 teaspoons Italian seasoning 8 ounces gorgonzola cheese Supplies needed: […]

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Creamy Turkey Casserole with Broccoli and Cauliflower Recipe

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Creamy Turkey Casserole with Broccoli and Cauliflower Creamy Turkey Casserole with Broccoli and Cauliflower Ingredients: 3 cups broccoli florets 3 cups cauliflower florets 6 cups chopped cooked skinless turkey breast 1½ cups chopped dried prunes 2 cans (10¾ ounce) low-fat reduced-sodium cream of chicken soup 1 cup light mayonnaise made with olive oil 1 cup […]

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Coconut-Crusted Chicken Strips Recipe

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Coconut-Crusted Chicken Strips Mashed Sweet Potatoes Coconut-Crusted Chicken Strips Ingredients: Olive oil cooking spray 2 pounds boneless, skinless chicken breasts 2 cups wheat flour 1 ½ cups shredded coconut 1 teaspoon salt Pepper, to taste ¼ teaspoon cayenne 1 teaspoon dried oregano 3 eggs Supplies needed: 1 gallon freezer bag, labeled Directions: 1. Preheat oven […]

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Chicken Caesar Casserole Recipe

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Chicken Caesar Casserole Skillet Roasted Carrots and Parsnips Chicken Caesar Casserole Ingredients: 2 pounds skinless, boneless chicken breasts,  cut into chunks Salt and pepper, to taste ½ cup chopped red bell pepper ½ cup chopped green onion ⅓ cup light Creamy Caesar dressing ½ cup chicken broth 1 ½ cups shredded, part-skim Mozzarella cheese 1 […]

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Chicken and Veggie Enchiladas Recipe

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Chicken and Veggie Enchiladas Zucchini with Corn and Cilantro Tonight’s entrée and side dish both used freshly chopped cilantro; store fresh cilantro with cut ends in a jar of water and leaves loosely covered with a plastic bag for several days and change water every 2 days for best flavor. Chicken and Veggie Enchiladas Ingredients: […]

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Butternut Squash, Chard, and Spinach Lasagna Recipe

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Butternut Squash, Chard, and Spinach Lasagna Side Salad Butternut Squash, Chard, and Spinach Lasagna Ingredients: 1 (2 pound) butternut squash Salt and pepper to taste 1 tablespoon olive oil, divided 2 cloves garlic, minced 1 shallot 8 ounces baby spinach leaves, washed, drained, but left damp 1 container (16 ounces) part-skim ricotta ½ cup shredded […]

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Butternut Bisque with Ravioli Recipe

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Butternut Bisque with Ravioli Herb Cheese Bread Tonight’s dinner is a creamy, delicious bisque with ravioli and crispy, flavorful bread that will leave you full without that weighed-down feeling. Butternut Bisque with Ravioli Ingredients: 1 tablespoon butter 1 cup chopped onion 4 pounds butternut squash, peeled, pulp and seeds removed and cut into cubes 4 […]

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Black Bean Chili Recipe

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Black Bean Chili Rice Prepare your favorite rice to serve this chili over for an even more-filling dinner or freshly baked cornbread. Black Bean Chili Ingredients: 2 cups dried black beans, rinsed 1 cup chopped red onion 1 cup diced carrot ½ cup chopped red bell pepper ½ cup chopped green bell pepper 1 tablespoon […]

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Beefy Green Chili Enchilada Casserole Recipe

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Beefy Green Chili Enchilada Casserole Southwestern Black Bean Salad The side dish that goes along with tonight’s entrée makes 3 extra servings that will go great on a salad or wrapped in a whole wheat tortilla for lunch the next day. Beefy Green Chili Enchilada Casserole Ingredients: 1 pound ground sirloin 1 teaspoon minced garlic […]

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Asian Pork and Spiced Apples Recipe

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Asian Pork and Spiced Apples Balsamic Pan Roasted Broccoli Asian Pork and Spiced Apples Ingredients: 2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar 2 tablespoons dry sherry 1 tablespoon sesame oil 1 tablespoon tamari or soy sauce 1 tablespoon cracked black peppercorns 3 tablespoons chopped fresh tarragon leaves 2 cloves garlic, minced 2 pounds boneless pork loin, cut into […]

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Asian Beef Strips Recipe

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Asian Beef Strips Sesame Fried Greens Tonight’s entrée and side are both best when served immediately but if you don’t have the room on your stove top finish the beef strips up first and keep warm while making the Fried Greens (they only take 4-5 minutes anyways). Asian Beef Strips Ingredients: ½ cup fresh-squeezed orange […]

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Low Calorie Freezer Cooking Menus Recipe

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Low Calorie Freezer Cooking Recipes and Menus This meal plan consists of four weeks worth of freezer cooking recipes, complete with the recipes for each day’s main dish and side dishes. We’ve lightened-up freezer cooking; each meal is under 500 calories. The link for each link has the recipes and the full meal plan to […]

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Monterey Jack Chicken and Rice Casserole Recipe

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Monterey Jack Chicken and Rice Casserole   Ingredients:   2 cups cooked rice 2 cups shredded Monterey Jack cheese 2 cups cooked, shredded chicken breast meat 1 cup chicken broth 12 ounces (one can) evaporated milk 2 large eggs, lightly beaten 1 Tablespoon onion powder 2 Tablespoons dried basil 1/2 teaspoon salt 2 Tablespoons melted […]

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Kid-Friendly Cheesy Sausage Ziti

Kid-Friendly Cheesy Sausage Ziti Recipe

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Kid-Friendly Cheesy Sausage Ziti Ingredients: 16 ounces dry ziti, cooked and drained 2 tablespoons olive oil 1 large yellow onion, chopped 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour 36 ounces evaporated milk 1-1/2 teaspoons garlic powder 1 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon ground black pepper 4 cups shredded cheddar cheese, divided 12 ounces links fully-cooked chicken sausage, cut lengthwise […]

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Easy Cheesy Chicken Casserole Recipe

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Easy Cheesy Chicken Casserole Ingredients: Vegetable cooking spray 4 skinless, boneless chicken breast halves 1 cup sliced fresh mushrooms 10-3/4 cups (1 can) condensed cream of celery soup 15 ounces canned peas, drained 2 cups cooked instant white rice 10-3/4 ounces (1 can) condensed cream of mushroom soup 2 cups shredded mozzarella cheese Directions: 1. […]

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Crispy Baked Salsa Chicken Recipe

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Crispy Baked Salsa Chicken   Ingredients:   1 (12 count) box taco shells, each shell broken into pieces  1 bag (20 oz.) cubed, cooked chicken  1 packet (1.25 oz) taco seasoning  1 jar(16 oz) Medium Salsa  1/4 cup taco sauce (mild, medium or hot)  1 cup light sour cream  1 can (4 oz) diced green […]

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Chinese Take-Out Style Chicken and Broccoli Recipe

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Chinese Take-Out Style Chicken and Broccoli Ingredients: 2 cloves garlic, minced 1 Tablespoon fresh grated ginger 1/8 teaspoon red pepper flakes 12 ounces boneless skinless chicken breasts, cut into 2-inch pieces 1 ounce unsalted peanuts or almond slivers 2 teaspoons canola oil, divided 1 medium onion, cut into 1/2-inch wedges 1 medium carrot, thinly sliced […]

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Mediterranean Chicken and Pasta

Mediterranean Chicken and Pasta Recipe

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Mediterranean Chicken and Pasta Ingredients: 1 Tablespoon olive oil8 ounces boneless, skinless chicken breasts, cut into thin strips26 ounces chunky pasta sauce7 ounces roasted red peppers, drained and sliced6 ounces marinated artichoke hearts, drained and coarsely chopped2/3 cup sliced pitted black olives1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes8 ounces spiral pasta Directions: 1. In 12-inch skillet, […]

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Italian Chicken Parmesan Stromboli Recipe

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Italian Chicken Parmesan Stromboli     Ingredients: 1 pound boneless, skinless chicken breast halves 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper 2 teaspoons olive oil 2 cups shredded mozzarella cheese 1 jar (1 pound 10 ounces) chunky pasta sauce, divided 2 Tablespoons grated Parmesan cheese 1 Tablespoon finely chopped fresh parsley 1 pound fresh or […]

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Easy Baked Chicken Parmesan Recipe

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Easy Baked Chicken Parmesan      Ingredients: 1/2 cup all-purpose flour 1/4 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper 1/4 cup milk 2 eggs 3/4 cup Cream of Wheat Cereal (any type), uncooked 3/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese 4 boneless skinless chicken breasts 1/4 cup olive oil 2 cups pasta sauce, divided 1-1/2 cups shredded mozzarella […]

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