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Avocado Oatmeal Breakfast Cookies Recipe

These avocado oatmeal breakfast cookies make for a delicious on-the-go breakfast or substantial snack. Avocados aren’t just for guacamole anymore.

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Risotto-Style Barley with (Winter) Citrus and Arugula

  Finding tasty barley menu ideas is a challenge for many cooks. This creamy, risotto-style recipe is a good choice during the winter or all year long, whether as a hearty, meatless main dish or as a complement to roasts or other meat dishes. Makes: 4 to 6 servings Ingredients: 3 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil…
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Fruit ‘n’ Rice Breakfast

a wonderful use for leftover rice

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Apple Cider-Glazed Pork Tenderloin

Cooking light recipe: Calories 183; Fat 5.1g; Protein 24.2g; Carb 8.7g; Chol 74mg; Sodium 198mg

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Gigi Pumpkin Bars

light and creamy pumpkin custard

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Hot Spinach and Artichoke Dip

Great for parties and tailgates

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Chicken Thighs in Miso-Peanut Sauce

Makes 4-6 servings

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Spiced Parmesan Cheese Crisps

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quick and easy

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Asparagus Tomato Frittata

serves 8

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Pomegranate Salad

simple recipe

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Cajun Blackening Dry Rub

This zippy rub will taste good on white-fleshed fish fillets, such as catfish or snapper, chicken breasts, or shrimp. It can also be sprinkled on burgers or lightly oiled corn on the cob. Makes: about ⅓ cup of rub (typical serving size = 1 tsp) Ingredients: 2½ tablespoons paprika 1 tablespoon kosher salt 1½ teaspoons…
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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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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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