Egg Roll Bowls

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Assembling eggrolls is a hassle and a half, and the deep-frying process doesn’t exactly add a lot of nutritional benefit. This vegetable-heavy mix served over brown rice is made with half pork and half turkey for a nice balance of flavor and smart eating choices.  

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Vegan Mac & Cheese

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This sauce in this recipe is essentially a half batch of Roasted Garlic Cauliflower Soup. You can make this dish in a snap by making a full soup recipe and freezing it in portions. Defrost in the microwave when you’re ready to make mac and “cheese.” You can use the sauce straight up over pasta, […]

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Two-Lentil Soup

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Thick, hearty, packed with flavorful veggies and two kinds of lentils, this soup is the best kind of comfort food for winter. Serve with crusty whole-grain bread.

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Southern Slow Cooker Butter Beans

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Creamy butter beans are a well-known treat in the south, but you can find them under the name of large lima beans outside of the south. Serve with a side of unsweetened cornbread and enjoy!

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Ginger Quinoa Salad

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For a visually striking dish, use red quinoa as the base for this warm salad. This simple-to-make salad is a fresh and flavorful option for any meal.

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Thai Butternut Squash Soup

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You’ll love this fresh twist on a classic fall favorite. Red curry paste can be found in the international section of most grocery stores or at Asian markets. Be sure to use the lowest fat coconut milk available for the healthiest preparation.

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African Peanut Soup

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Peanuts are the hearty star of this spicy African dish. For a thicker soup, add extra brown rice. For a little extra kick, increase the cayenne paper.

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Orchard Beef Stew

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Using fruit at the end of a long cooking time adds both acidity and sweetness to this otherwise classic stew. Tip: The long cooking times necessary to make lean cuts as tender as possible mean that this recipe is well-suited for slow cooker modification. Brown the meat with the onions and wait until the final […]

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