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Falafel with Avocado Spread

  • Charlottesville
  • Midlothian
  • Short Pump
This Middle Eastern style sandwich has a Latin spin on it. Garnish with leafy greens and sliced red onion. Makes: 4 stuffed pita halves Ingredients: Patties: 1 (15-ounce) can pinto beans, rinsed and drained ½ cup (2 ounces) shredded Monterey Jack cheese (reduced-fat, optional) ¼ cup finely crushed baked tortilla chips (about ¾ ounce) 2…
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African Sweet Potato Stew with Red Beans

  • Charlottesville
  • Midlothian
  • Short Pump
  • West Chester
Vivid colors and fragrant spices are the hallmarks of this thick stew, which is garnished with crunchy peanuts. A squeeze of lime juice at the table brightens the rich, earthy flavors. Makes: 6 servings (serving size: 1 ⅓ cups stew, 1 ½ teaspoons peanuts, 1 lime wedge) Ingredients: 2 teaspoons olive oil 1 ½ cups…
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Greek Turkey Sliders

  • Charlottesville
  • Midlothian
  • Short Pump
  • West Chester
Summer may be winding down, but don’t pack that grill up just yet. By mixing feta, spinach and an egg white into the patties, the meat stays tender. Adding the Greek marinade also helps them stay moist and reduces the formation of carcinogens associated with grilling and smoke. Makes: 7 servings (1 slider per serving,…
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Hot Spinach and Artichoke Dip

  • Charlottesville
  • Midlothian
  • Short Pump
  • West Chester
Great for parties and tailgates, served with raw vegetables such as sliced red peppers, carrot sticks, celery, or whole grain crackers. This is also great when spread on small slices of whole-grain bread and broiled. Makes: 12 servings (serving size ¼ cup) Ingredients: ½ cup light mayonnaise ½ cup fat-free plain yogurt (regular or Greek…
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Pumpkin Soup

  • Charlottesville
  • Midlothian
  • Short Pump
  • West Chester
Pumpkin and sweet potato add plenty of healthy color to this curry-spiced, cold weather soup. Makes: 6 servings (1 cup each) 1 Tablespoon butter or margarine 1 cup chopped onion 3 Tablespoons all-purpose flour ½ teaspoon curry powder ¼ teaspoon ground cumin ¼ teaspoon ground nutmeg 2 garlic cloves, crushed 1 cup (½-inch) cubed, peeled…
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Broccoli Peanut Stir-Fry

  • Charlottesville
  • Midlothian
  • Short Pump
  • West Chester
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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Fruit Salad with Cranberry Poppy Seed Dressing

  • Charlottesville
  • Midlothian
  • Short Pump
  • West Chester
The dressing on this salad, including fresh ginger and citrus, elevates the flavor of each fruit without hiding it. Makes: 6 servings Ingredients: ¾ cup 100% cranberry juice 1 teaspoon cornstarch 1 tablespoon sugar 1 teaspoon grated, peeled gingerroot ½ teaspoon grated orange zest (optional) ½ teaspoon poppy seeds 2 cups cubed watermelon 1 cup…
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Guacamole Eggs

  • Charlottesville
  • Midlothian
  • Short Pump
  • West Chester
Need to use up some of those hard-boiled eggs? The fresh, bright taste of guacamole is a perfect fit with the egg-white halves. In the version below, the guacamole is flavored with a healthy dose of lime juice and topped off with a sprinkling of sliced scallions. This is a healthier alternative to the mayonnaise…
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