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Healthy Recipe: Sausage and Mushroom Lasagna

Makes: 4 servings Prep Time: 10 minutes Cook Time: 35 minutes 6 lasagna noodles (about 4 oz) ½ lb fresh sweet Italian sausage 2 garlic cloves, minced ¼ cup plus 1 tbsp. shredded parmesan 2 tbsp. finely chopped fresh flat-leaf parsley 1 tbsp. olive oil ½ medium onion, finely chopped ¼ tsp. salt plus additional [...]

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Healthy Recipe: Barbeque Chicken

Serves: 4 Prep Time: 35 minutes (with optional brining) Cook Time: 28 minutes 1 whole 3-4 pound chicken, cut into 8 pieces (excluding wings) 1 cup apple cider vinegar (optional) 2 tbsp. olive oil 2 cups barbeque sauce 2 cups salad greens (optional) To brine chicken, place in a bowl of apple cider vinegar and [...]

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Cheddar-and-Scallion Corn Bread

Makes: 15 squares Prep Time: 15 minutes Cook time: 18 minutes   Non-Stick Cooking Spray 1 1/3 cup all-purpose flour 2/3 cup yellow cornmeal 3 tbsp. sugar 1 ½ tsp. baking powder ¾ tsp. baking soda ½ tsp. salt ¼ tsp. black pepper 1 cup buttermilk 1/4 cup vegetable oil 2 egg whites, lightly beaten [...]

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Healthy Recipe: Barbeque Chicken

Serves: 4 Prep Time: 35 minutes (with optional brining) Cook Time: 28 minutes 1 whole 3-4 pound chicken, cut into 8 pieces (excluding wings) 1 cup apple cider vinegar (optional) 2 tbsp. olive oil 2 cups barbeque sauce 2 cups salad greens (optional)  To brine chicken, place in a bowl of apple cider vinegar and [...]

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Healthy Recipe: Cranberry Crostini

Prep time:  10 mins Cook time:  15 mins Total time:  25 mins Serves: 4 INGREDIENTS Crostini 1 small loaf of artisan whole grain bread, sliced into ½-inch thick slices 1 tablespoon olive oil 5 ounces goat cheese, preferably at room temperature (Brie, ricotta, or cream cheese would be fine substitutes) Cranberry orange sauce ½ cup [...]

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Mango and Avocado Chutney

1 ripe avocado-peeled and diced 2 cups diced mango (can substitute peaches if desired) 1 cup ripe plum tomatoes, diced 1 tsp olive oil ¼ cup fresh cilantro Juice from 1 lime Mix all ingredients together and chill.  

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Healthy Recipe: Stuffing with Cranberries

Recipe courtesy of Mayo Clinic Staff Serves 6 Ingredients 1 cup low-sodium chicken broth 1 cup chopped celery 1/2 cup chopped onion 10 slices whole-wheat bread, toasted and cubed 1/4 cup chopped parsley 1 teaspoon dried tarragon 1/2 teaspoon paprika 1/8 teaspoon ground nutmeg 1/2 cup chopped fresh cranberries 1 cup whole water chestnuts 1 [...]

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Caramelized Brussels Sprouts with Cranberries and Pecans

1 Lb. Brussels sprouts, de-stemmed and shaved 1 cup dried cranberries ¼ cup red wine vinegar ½ cup pecans-chopped ¼ tsp sea salt ¼ tsp black pepper 2 Tbls olive oil 2 Tbls brown sugar Pre heat a sauté pan. Add the pecans and cook over medium heat until the pecan start to toast, about [...]

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Sauteed mung bean sprouts.

Sautéed Kale with Bean Sprouts

1 bundle fresh kale, trimmed, stems removed, and chopped  2 cups fresh bean sprouts  1 cup shredded carrots 2 tsp olive oil 1 Tbls light soy sauce ¼ tsp red pepper flakes Make sure kale is washed, trimmed and chopped. Pat dry and put the kale on a cookie sheet and place in your freezer [...]

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Grilled Pineapple Kabobs

1 fresh pineapple-cut into eighths 1 tsp honey ¼ tsp sea salt 3 Tbls olive oil 1 dash Tabasco sauce (optional) Mix together honey, olive oil, salt, and tabasco sauce to make a marinade. Marinate pineapple wedges for 1 hour. Skewer pineapple with kebob sticks. Pre heat grill or grill pan. Grill pineapple two to [...]

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