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Lemon-Dill Shrimp with Orzo Salad

Ingredients For the Vinaigrette 1 teaspoon grated lemon zest 1/8 cup fresh lemon juice 3 tablespoons olive oil 1 teaspoon finely chopped fresh dill 1 teaspoon minced garlic 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground pepper For the salad … Continue reading

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Garden Lasagna

Ingredients 2 cups onion, chopped 4 cloves garlic, minced 2 teaspoons olive oil, divided 2 cups zucchini, chopped into matchstick strips (about 8 ounces) 2 cups yellow squash, chopped into matchstick strips (about 8 ounces) 2 cups carrot, thinly sliced … Continue reading

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Minestrone Soup

Ingredients 3 cups reduced-sodium vegetable or chicken broth 1 (28-ounce) can of low sodium diced tomatoes 1 (15-ounce) can of white cannellini or navy beans, drained, rinsed 2 carrots, peeled and chopped 1 celery stalk, chopped 1 cup onion, chopped … Continue reading

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Shrimp and Peanut Sauce

Ingredients Peanut sauce 1 tsp bottled, minced garlic 3 tbs low sodium soy sauce 2 tbs crunchy, natural peanut butter 1 tsp sugar 1 tsp rice vinegar 1 1/2 teaspoons chili garlic sauce (NOTE: reduce for a milder sauce, add … Continue reading

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Sausage and Pepper Pasta

Ingredients 2 cups whole wheat rotini pasta 2 links hot, mild, or sweet Italian chicken sausage, casing removed 2 cups frozen bell pepper strips 1 cup pasta sauce Instructions Cook pasta according to package directions, omitting salt and fat. While … Continue reading

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Garden Vegetable Pasta Salad

Ingredients 3 cups whole-wheat rotini, cooked 1 cup broccoli florets 1 cup cherry tomatoes, quartered 1/2 cup sliced carrot 1/2 cup sliced red onion 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese 1/4 cup nonfat plain yogurt 1/4 cup low-fat (1%) buttermilk 1/4 … Continue reading

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Creamy Wild Mushroom Pasta

Ingredients 1 pound uncooked whole wheat pasta (twist or bow tie) 12 ounces wild mushrooms, variety blend 2/3 cup fat free half-and-half 1/2 cup diced onion 1/2 cup grated, fresh parmesan cheese 1/4 cup dry white wine 2 tablespoons chopped … Continue reading

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Chicken Pasta Salad

Ingredients 2 cups cooked small seashell pasta (about 1 cup uncooked) 1 1/2 cups canned chicken, drained 1 cup diced bell pepper (red or green or a combination) 1 cup shredded yellow squash (about 1 medium squash) 1/2 cup sliced … Continue reading

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Cheesy Spinach and Noodles

Ingredients 10 ounce package frozen chopped spinach, thawed and drained 8 ounces egg noodles 1 cup fat-free or low-fat cottage cheese 1 tablespoon dried parsley flakes 1/2 teaspoon dried basil 1/4 to 1/2 teaspoon salt (to taste) 2 tablespoons Parmesan … Continue reading

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Beefy Skillet Dinner

Ingredients 1 pound lean or extra lean ground beef 1 envelope beef-flavored onion soup mix 1 cup water 1/4 cup chopped onion 1 (8-ounce) can tomato sauce 1 (8-ounce) can corn, drained 3/4 cup uncooked elbow macaroni 1/2 cup low-fat … Continue reading

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