Chicken Stufino

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This tasty chicken, braised in a wine and tomato sauce, will impress anyone who loves Italian food. Switch up the pasta shape if you like–letting kids choose their favorite shape is a simple way to give them ownership over the meal and give them more motivation to try something new with enthusiasm.

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Chicken Satay

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Add a little spice to your meal with this Indian-influenced kebab. Be sure to prepare ahead to give yourself a long enough marinating time. Serve with warm flatbreads or rice. Tip:┬áTry including some veggies! Marinate them in a second batch of the same sauce and cook on their own kebabs (4-5 minutes per side). Onion, […]

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Fragrant Grilled Chicken

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Scent is an important part of flavor, and this dish takes full advantage of that fact to reward your nose well before it rewards your tongue. The long marination time on this chicken leads to robust flavor you’ll crave. Wrap the chicken in a warm, fresh pita and top with cucumber to make it a […]

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Chicken & Sweet Potato Stew

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Chicken, sweet potatoes, rosemary, and garlic…is your mouth watering yet? It should be. With the help of your trusty slow cooker, this rich, hearty stew could not be easier.

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Broccoli & Mushroom Dip

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If you’re a lover of warm, cheesy, salty dips that are packed with veggies, this recipe is worth a try. It’s heavy on veggies and by using a low-fat cottage cheese, it keeps the nutritional profile leaner while delivering the rich goodness you adore. Serve it warm with your favorite pita bread or slices of […]

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Blueberry Sorbet

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This sorbet is similar to granita, using fruit and juice to create a refreshing slush. Try this with fresh strawberries or raspberries or a combination of your favorite berries. Pour into popsicle molds for a fun alternative way to eat it.

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Southwestern Black Bean Hummus

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Making your own hummus is easy, economical, and fast if you have a food processor or blender. While making hummus from anything but chickpeas and tahinis might not technically be considered acceptable by hummus purists, the end result is delicious. Don’t confine yourself to black beans, either. Pinto or cannellini would also be excellent. Tip: […]

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Berry Baked Apples

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Enjoy these apples any time of day, warm or cold. Use whatever dried fruit you have on hand and, for that matter, whatever berries (fresh or frozen) you have as well. For a special occasion, a little sprinkle of granola or dollop of ice cream will make this a “sometimes” food that still brings a […]

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