Half-Scratch Pumpkin Ravioli

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Hey, you. Yes…you. The one who looked at homemade ravioli and got nervous. Take a closer look at this recipe. It uses prepared wonton wrappers in places of homemade pasta for a delicious dish that’s half the work of most homemade ravioli. Go on, give it a try. Tip: Any squash will work, home-roasted or […]

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Grilled Corn with Lime Butter

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It’s backyard BBQ time. Want to enjoy the season and set a more nutritious table? With a few modifications to your shopping list and favorite recipes you can have your much loved cookout foods without the guilt. Fire up the grill and enjoy!

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Sesame Mushrooms

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Mushrooms are a wonderful main course for a vegetarian meal or hearty side with a carnivore’s entree. These would make a wonderful topping with simple buckwheat soba. Tip: If you have time, let the mushrooms marinate for 20-30 minutes before baking.

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BLT Pasta Salad

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Made for a school lunch program, this pasta salad will please picky eaters of all ages.

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Tandoori Shrimp Skewers

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Serve your shrimp skewers over a bed of brown or white basmati rice with a side of steamed or grilled veggies for a quick and healthy dinner. With such an easy preparation, spicing up your weeknight meals with this dish is almost as easy as ordering takeout from your favorite Indian place.

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Falafel Burger

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A simple falafel sauce is super easy. Just combine ½ cup tahini (sesame seed paste, available in the Middle Eastern section of your supermarket) with ¼ cup water, a tablespoon of fresh squeezed lemon juice, ¼ teaspoon finely minced fresh garlic, ¼ teaspoon sweet paprika for color, and a little dash of pepper and cayenne if desired. […]

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Blueberry Tofu Cake

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Tofu acts as an egg replacement in this moist, dense coffee cake sweetened with orange juice and applesauce. Everyone will be begging to take home the leftovers at your next brunch.

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Kid Crunch Trail Mix

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Quick, easy and delicious. Store-bought trail mix is often heavier on the sugar than you’d expect. The trick to this trail mix is starting with a star-earning cereal and keeping the proportion of dried fruit and chocolate in balance with filling items like soy nuts and pumpkin seeds. If your family isn’t a fan of any one […]

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