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Healthy Baked Bowtie Pasta With Roasted Tomatoes And Chicken

No Comments | Written on May 22, 2015 at 8:41 am , by

This healthy baked ziti with roasted tomatoes is fantastic, and makes a great summer pasta to serve to your guests. Plus, you can add whatever fresh herbs you’d like to the mix and enjoy. Top with a sprinkling of freshly grated Parmesan for even more flavor. This can be a great side dish to enjoy with some easy barbecued foods, but is also wonderful as a lighter main course.

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Absolutely Perfect Pan-Roasted Lemon Marinated Chicken

No Comments | Written on May 21, 2015 at 8:36 am , by

We just love a great citrus-flavored chicken recipe, and this pan-roasted lemon chicken is just fantastic. With bright and zesty flavors, it’s the perfect main course for you to serve at your outdoor garden parties.  Serve this recipe with some grilled zucchini and onions and a rice pilaf on the side, and you’ll just love it! Plus, the leftovers of this easy chicken recipe make perfect sandwiches. Just top with some hot peppers.

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Smooth And Creamy Simple One Pot Broccoli And Shrimp Risotto

No Comments | Written on May 20, 2015 at 9:09 am , by

We just love risotto, and we also love one pot recipes for Spring and Summer. Why spend all day slaving over pots and pans only to have to wash everything after finishing your meal? This smooth and creamy simple one pot risotto adds some broccoli and shrimp into the mix, which makes for a great combination and features the fresh flavors of the season. We recommend serving this recipe with some crusty homemade garlic bread and a sprinkling of fresh herbs.

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Sensational Sliced Eggplant Salad For Spring And Summer

No Comments | Written on May 19, 2015 at 2:22 pm , by

Easy side dishes have a reputation for being boring and flavorless. However, we’ve come up with a recipe that’s absolutely delicious, and perfect for all your entertaining during the warmer months! Serve this sliced eggplant salad alongside some freshly barbecued chicken, pork tenderloin, or heaping slab of ribs. It’s just so much fun to look at, and it’s even more enjoyable to eat! Plus, you can make this with whatever seasonal squash you happen to have on hand.

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Absolutely Fantastic Bean Barley Soup With Vegetables

No Comments | Written on May 18, 2015 at 9:29 am , by

Bean barley soup is a classic, and this easy recipe is a perfect way to show off all the tasty vegetables that are in season. This makes a great recipe to bring to potlucks in the Spring, and pairs wonderfully with whatever easy chicken dish you might be preparing. This soup is just chock full of health benefits and is a wonderful vegetarian alternative to chicken soup for when you’re sick, and can even be served in a bread bowl!

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Classic Grilled Italian Steak With Pesto

No Comments | Written on May 14, 2015 at 4:52 pm , by

It’s hard to believe how easy and beautiful this grilled steak recipe is. Whether you prepare this simple meat recipe for the Spring or Summer, the subtle sauce drizzled over the top is really a hit. Place this steak over a bed of pasta or rice and enjoy the flavors. We especially like to serve this steak recipe with some sangria! For an even more elegant look, place some fresh sliced basil over the top of the meat.

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The Saucy Calamari So Easy, You Won’t Believe It

No Comments | Written on May 13, 2015 at 4:32 pm , by

We just love using the crockpot to come up with some new and delicious recipes that you can eat during the week. However, if you’ve never tried making calamari in the crockpot, now’s your chance. This Italian recipe is one of the best, and keeps things simple. Plus, it’s prepared with just a few ingredients. You can’t go wrong with this one! Serve on a bed of spaghetti and you’ll be set.

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BLT Triple Tower Club Sandwich

No Comments | Written on May 11, 2015 at 5:14 pm , by

You can never go wrong with a BLT, but this recipe takes the classic sandwich to another level. Three layers of crispy bacon, tomato, and lettuce between sourdough bread makes this tasty meal incredibly filling. This sandwich isn’t just great for lunch, but it also makes for a filling meal. Serve this with soup or with a side of French fries to make your meal complete!

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Tangy And Smooth Lime Avocado Smoothie

No Comments | Written on May 8, 2015 at 9:43 am , by

These lime and avocado smoothies are perfect, and you won’t be able to resist this unique smoothie combination. This health-packed treat is just wonderful as an on-the-go breakfast option. It pairs so beautifully with a whole wheat English muffin and some butter substitute spread. We even like to have this as a dinner after a nice long walk. It’s just so filling, and the healthy fats from the avocado will keep you full and satisfied.

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Marinated Tofu Kabobs That Actually Taste Good

No Comments | Written on May 7, 2015 at 12:00 am , by

Surprising, right? Well, if you’re anything like we used to be, you think all tofu can be is bland and tasteless. Well, by marinating it and grilling it along with some other fresh veggies, you create a tremendous amount of flavor from the simple ingredient. This vegetarian kabob recipe is a great meatless option for people looking to limit the amount of heavier protein that they consume. The balsamic vinegar gives the tofu a different texture, and adds a sweet kick to the flavor once it’s grilled.

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