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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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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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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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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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Sensational Strawberry Kale Smoothie

No Comments | Written on May 12, 2015 at 12:20 pm , by

Smoothies are a fantastic breakfast option for people on the go, because they’re a great way to keep you full and satisfied without having to whip up something more complex. This strawberry and kale smoothie tosses in some avocado and bananas. For an easy green smoothie recipe, you can’t go wrong with this idea. Serve this with your bowl of oatmeal, and get started with your busy day!

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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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Glorious Grilled Halloumi & Tabbouleh Salad

No Comments | Written on May 4, 2015 at 10:23 am , by

We’re always on the lookout for the next delicious side dish, and this grilled halloumi and tabbouleh salad is absolutely fantastic. The lightly grilled cheese served on top of the absolutely fantastic tabbouleh.   The lightness of the lemon juice and the herbs that are tossed in make this recipe taste like heaven. Try this simple side dish at your next barbecue and you’ll impress your guests!

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Amazing Spiced-Up Instant Lo Mein Noodles!

No Comments | Written on May 1, 2015 at 12:00 am , by

Who knew you could make instant lo-mein taste like it came from a gourmet restaurant with very little effort? With just a few fresh ingredients, you can transform the humble college favorite into something that’s a pleasure to eat. Serve this with some teriyaki chicken, or wrap it up in a steamed tortilla. There are just so many ways to use this versatile lunch recipe that take it all the way to dinner. We even love to add some spicy Thai chilis, salsa, or miso paste to kick things up even further. This recipe is just fantastic, and make sure you give it a fresh sprinkling of herbs just before serving. It’s fanastic!

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