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Cilantro Chicken with Avocado Salsa

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picy grilled chicken breast served with a fresh salsa made with tomato, avocado, and green onions Yield:  4 servings Ingredients:  Chicken ingredients: 4 large (6-8 ounces each) boneless skinless chicken breastssaltblack pepper1/4 cup fresh finely chopped cilantrooil, preferably in a spray bottleTapatio hot sauce Avocado salsa ingredients: 2 cups chopped… Read more »

Creamy Spaghetti Squash Casserole

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A cheesy, creamy layer of spaghetti squash topped with a flavorful spaghetti sauce with meat for a delicious baked casserole! Yield:  16 servings Ingredients:  2 medium-large spaghetti squashes (about 6 [packed] cups of cooked squash all together)2 tablespoons butter1 small-medium onion, chopped2 cloves garlic, minced1/2 green bell pepper, chopped8 ounces… Read more »

Low Fat Whole Grain Waffles

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Easy, healthy whole wheat oatmeal waffles Yield:  4-6 servings Ingredients:  2 cups whole wheat flour1 cup quick oats4 teaspoons baking powder2 1/2 cups milk2 tablespoons oil2 eggsSyrup, jam, butter, fresh fruit, or whipped cream, for serving Instructions:  1. In a medium mixing bowl, whisk together the flour, oats, and baking… Read more »

Grilled Asparagus

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Crisp-tender grilled asparagus spears seasoned with garlic, soy sauce and pepper Yield:  4 servings Ingredients:  1 pound fresh asparagus spears2 tablespoons oil1 tablespoon soy sauce*1 teaspoon garlic salt8-10 cranks of black pepper Instructions:  1. In clean water, soak 4 long bamboo skewers for at least 20-30 minutes. If using shorter… Read more »

Spiced Cranberry Applesauce

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A festive homemade applesauce spiced with cinnamon, cloves, and allspice, with a handful of cranberries and lightly sweetened Yield:  6 cups (12 servings) Ingredients:  5 large cooking apples (not Red Delicious), peeled, cored, and diced (~1-inch chunks)1 cup fresh cranberries, rinsed1 teaspoon ground cinnamon1/4 teaspoon ground cloves*1/4 teaspoon ground allspice*2… Read more »

Grilled Broccoli and Cauliflower

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Broccoli and cauliflower florets tossed with olive oil, garlic, salt and pepper and grilled Yield:  4-6 servings Ingredients:  2 medium-large red onions, cut into halves and thickly sliced4 cups broccoli florets (bite-size)1 medium head cauliflower, washed, trimmed and cut into florets (bite-size)2 teaspoons salt1/2 teaspoon black pepper1-2 tablespoons minced garlic… Read more »

Fresh Tomato Salsa

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Easy and delicious fresh tomato salsa with onions, jalapenos, and cilantro Yield:  8-10 servings Ingredients:  6 medium-large ripe tomatoes1 large sweet oniona handful of fresh cilantrojuice of 1 fresh lime OR 1/2 fresh lemon2-3 fresh jalapeno pepperssalt to taste, optional Instructions:  1. Wash, core, and dice tomatoes. Chop onion and… Read more »

Cilantro Chicken with Avocado Salsa

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Spicy grilled chicken breast served with a fresh salsa made with tomato, avocado, and green onions Yield:  4 servings Ingredients:  Chicken ingredients: 4 large (6-8 ounces each) boneless skinless chicken breastssaltblack pepper1/4 cup fresh finely chopped cilantrooil, preferably in a spray bottleTapatio hot sauce Avocado salsa ingredients: 2 cups chopped… Read more »

Creamy Guacamole

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A light creamy guacamole that even picky eaters will love! Yield:  4-6 servings Ingredients:  2 large ripe avocados*2 tablespoons lime or lemon juice3 tablespoons fresh chopped cilantro1/4 cup minced red onion1/2 teaspoon saltSeveral shakes of Tapatio or your favorite hot sauce1/2 cup sour cream Instructions:  1. Slice open avocados, remove… Read more »