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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Pumped-Up Pumpkin Bread

Pumped-up Pumpkin Bread
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Pumpkin is one of fall’s favorite flavors, and this huge batch of bread will fix your craving whether you’re baking for a bake sale, a party, or stocking your freezer up with easy snacks. This sturdy batter can be turned readily into bread, muffins or cookies to make serving fit the need of the occasion. […]

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