Mediterranean Chicken Salad Pinwheels

Mediterranean Chicken Salad Pinwheels
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These pinwheels are a fantastic way to serve wraps for kids, or to create a nice appetizer at a party. If what you’re after is a simple, delicious wrap for your own lunch, just skip the slicing and tuck the wrap into a sandwich container to go.

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Colorful Veggie Slaw

Colorful Veggie Slaw
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There’s nothing quite like a bright burst of color to make a plate more appealing and make veggies look enticing. This slaw is a minor variation on a cookout classic—test it in place of your old family recipe at your next summer shindig.

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Roasted Cauliflower Steaks

Roasted Cauliflower Steaks
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Cauliflower “steaks” are delicate, so leave the stem intact to help them hang together and handle gently at all stages. We’ve recommended a shawarma spice blend, but the lovely thing about cauliflower is that it plays well with all manner of spices. Use any salt-free spice mix you enjoy.  

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Fish Taco Bowls

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Fish tacos are delicious, but if we’re being honest, dealing with the finger food isn’t always appealing. That and, if you dislike corn and whole wheat tortillas, keeping your grains whole in a taco situation is unsatisfying. The solution to both problems? Make it a bowl.  

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Spicy Sweet Potato Sandwich

Spicy Sweet Potato Sandwich
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Sandwiches can be a special meal, make no mistake. This luscious dish combines crispy fresh sweet potato chips with creamy avocado and a finger-licking sauce for a luxurious date night sandwich you’ll crave again later.  

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Picadillo

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This classic Filipino stew is meant to be served over rice. We recommend brown rice. If you’re using regular brown rice, which has a long cook time, get that starting before you begin the picadillo to have them be ready at roughly the same time. Instant brown rice is also a great option, and takes […]

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Salmon Black Bean Salad

Salmon and Black Bean Salad
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Smoked salmon can be a pricey ingredient, but don’t feel like you have to purchase it specially to make this salad. If you’ve got a leftover filet of salmon or trout from a favorite recipe, stretch it into two servings with a can of beans and some fresh produce for a delicious meal that will […]

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Cajun Red Beans & Rice

Cuban Red Beans and Rice
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Red beans and rice are a classic New Orleans dish. This version is a little lighter on both the salt and the saturated fat, but not light in flavor. Use cayenne pepper and hot sauce to adjust the heat to suit your personal preferences.  

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