Cocoa-Date Oatmeal

Cocoa-Date Oatmeal
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A great way to start your day. You’ll love it for the nutrition, your kids will love the taste! The dates sweeten the oatmeal so you won’t need any added sugar.

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Easy Broccoli Pasta

Easy Broccoli Pasta
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If you’ve ever been stuck staring at a cupboard with odds and ends of pasta and a freezer full of vegetables and wondered how you were going to scrape together something resembling a meal, wonder no more. This is your go-to. Broccoli is ideal for this, but honestly, any veggie you like with Parmesan and […]

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Boneless Buffalo Wings

Boneless Buffalo Wings
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Offer this leaner version of wings when you host the next big game night. Careful though, they might disappear before the coin toss. Serve with our Expert Chef’s Herbed Blue Cheese Dressing for a more nutritious take on the classic dipping sauce. Tip: No buttermilk? Mix 1 teaspoon lemon juice or vinegar to ¼ cup milk […]

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Blueberry Sorbet

Blueberry Sorbet
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You’ll need to make this early in the day to allow it to firm up in the freezer for a few hours. Other than that, it’s incredibly easy with just two ingredients. Try this with fresh strawberries or raspberries or a combination of your favorite berries. Pour into popsicle molds for a fun alternative way […]

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Black Bean Salsa

Black Bean Salsa
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We call this a salsa, but honestly, we’d be doing you and the recipe both a disservice if we didn’t point out its limitless potential. Toss with some greens: hey presto, lunch! Top your favorite fish with it and shove it in a taco shell: awesome fish and bean tacos! Scoop it up with whole […]

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Beany Rotini

Beany Rotini
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Quick weeknight dinner, here we come! This recipe is inexpensive per serving even if you make it from items bought for the purpose, but better still, it’s a great template for using up pantry items and odds and ends from other dishes. Have half an onion left from another recipe? Toss it in. Overbought canned […]

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Banana Nog

Banana Nog
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Typical holiday eggnogs are loaded with fat and calories. In this no-fat alternative, banana and yogurt provide the rich texture and mouth feel of a full-fat nog, with far less calories. If you have a favorite family recipe, use the spices you love to create a new beloved tradition.

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Easy Chili

Easy Chili
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An easy recipe for a beginner chef, this would make a great meal to prep with the kids. It’s delicious enough that your guests will think you and your kids are pros! Tip: You can use frozen, canned, or fresh corn. Any will be fantastic. If you’re using canned, look for the low-sodium options.

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