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Omelet with Summer Vegetables

Green onions, corn, and zucchini add texture and taste, making this omelet perfect for any meal. Makes: 1 serving Ingredients: Vegetable oil cooking spray ⅔ cup frozen whole-kernel corn, thawed ½ cup chopped, fresh zucchini 3 tablespoons chopped green onions ¼ teaspoon salt, divided 2 tablespoons water ¼ teaspoon black pepper 3 large egg whites…
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Spinach and Avocado Hummus

Try this twist on a versatile and flavorful favorite Ingredients: 1 (15 oz.) can chickpeas, well-rinsed & drained 1 ripe avocado, pitted & peeled 3 tablespoons fresh lemon juice 1 tablespoon olive oil 2-4 tablespoon water 3 cups fresh spinach ¼ teaspoon salt ¼ teaspoon red pepper flakes Preparation: Add chickpeas, avocado, lemon juice, olive…
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acac Gives Back

  • Charlottesville
  • Midlothian
  • Short Pump
  • West Chester
acac Fitness & Wellness Centers sold 25 day memberships for $25 all for charity. Watch the impact of this simple idea spread through communities.
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Open-faced Curried Chicken Salad Sandwich

Yield: 4 servings (3 ½ cups) Ingredients: 2 bone-in skinless chicken breast halves, (about 1 ½ pounds) 4 cups water 2 tablespoons kosher salt ¼ cup non-fat yogurt ¼ cup low-fat mayonnaise 1 tablespoon freshly squeezed lime juice 1 ½ teaspoons Madras-style curry powder 1 teaspoon grated fresh ginger ⅓ cup chopped flat-leaf parsley 3…
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Vegetable and Rice Pie

A light, nutritious main dish Makes: 4 servings Ingredients: 1 cup broccoli, cut into chunks 1 cup cauliflower, cut into chunks 2 egg whites, divided 1 cup cooked brown rice (cooked without added fat and salt) 3 tablespoons green onions, cut into 1” pieces 1 medium tomato, cut into chunks 2 tablespoons chopped green chilies…
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Apricot Almond Chicken

Looking for ways to reinvent the same old chicken breast? This week’s recipe features simple, pan sautéed chicken, wrapped in the warm, hearty flavors for cold weather. The dried apricots add texture, color and nutrients to the dish, including vitamin C and beta-carotene. Makes: 4 servings Ingredients: 1/4 cup apple cider vinegar 1/2 cup all-fruit…
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Black Bean Dip

It only takes 5 easy ingredients to make this simple, flavorful dip. Makes: 1 ½ cups Ingredients: 1 (16 ounce) can black beans, rinsed and drained ½ cup medium thick and chunky salsa, divided 1 clove garlic ½ teaspoon ground cumin ½ cup shredded carrot Preparation: In a food processor or blender, combine beans, ¼…
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$12,600 Raised for Ber’s Bowl

  • Midlothian
acac Midlothian Thank you to everyone who came out and took a class or several classes, contributed or bid on a silent auction items, bought a t-shirt, paid for a chili tasting, or made a donation. Your generosity of time, energy, money and spirit helped us raise $12,600 to donate to Cookies for Kids’ Cancer!…
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p.r.e.p. Team Video

  • Charlottesville
This video was created by our Albemarle Square p.r.e.p. Team and won the 2014 team video competition.
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Pumpkin Smoothie

This pumpkin smoothie recipe is the perfect way to use up leftover canned or puréed pumpkin. Servings: 2 Total time: 5 minutes Ingredients: 1 banana 1 Safest Choice™ pasteurized egg(s)* ½ c low fat yogurt (Greek yogurt works well, also) ¼ c canned pumpkin 1 Tbsp peanut butter (natural peanut butter preferred)** ⅓ c skim…
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Roast Beef with Horseradish-Mustard Sauce

A dry rub of coriander, pepper, salt, and garlic encrusts this lean roast, which tastes great alone or with the accompanying sauce. Makes: 12 servings Roast Beef: 2 tablespoons ground coriander seeds 1 tablespoon cracked black pepper 2 teaspoons kosher salt 5 garlic cloves, crushed 1 (3-pound) sirloin tip roast, trimmed of fat Vegetable oil…
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"Mock" Garlic Mashed Potatoes

A fun and tasty way to serve cauliflower. Makes: 4 servings Prep Time: 20 min Ingredients: 1 medium head cauliflower 1 tablespoon cream cheese, softened (may substitute Neufchatel) 1/4 cup grated Parmesan 1/2 teaspoon minced garlic 1/8 teaspoon straight chicken base or bouillon (may substitute 1/2 teaspoon salt) 1/8 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper 1/2…
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Broccoli Peanut Stir-Fry

Peanuts add crunch to this delicious stir-fry dish and the broccoli and kale add a source of “non-dairy” calcium to your meal. Serves: 4 Ingredients: 2 cups cooked brown rice 2 teaspoons oil (peanut or canola oil work well) 1 cup sliced green onion 1 cup carrots, sliced or chopped 2 cups chopped kale, prewashed…
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acac Presents over $10,000

  • West Chester
acac West Chester Thank you to all our members, guests and team that helped make this donation possible! Southeastern PA Autism Resource Center is receiving a donation of $10,200 from acac Fitness & Wellness Centers. The money was raised during the month of September, when acac sold 25 day memberships to their West Chester fitness…
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Spinach with Roasted Garlic

Spinach is rich in folate and vitamins A, C, and K. This simple recipe also packs in a good dose of garlic; a report from the American Institute for Cancer Research states that garlic shows much promise in providing possible protection against colorectal cancer. Makes: 4 servings Ingredients: 2 tsp. extra-virgin olive oil, divided 3-5…
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Best of Richmond, Short Pump

  • Short Pump
Best New Building: acac Short Pump Click the video below to watch the highlight from 8 News acac footage begins at 1:40 Click here to view Best of Richmond, Midlothian!
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