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turkey

Healthy and Spicy Turkey Chili

Anyone else has plenty of Thanksgiving leftovers? Then you’re in the right place. On the menu: Spicy Turkey Chili. A convenient dish for vegetables, beans, and yummy turkey when you have an hour to cook your leftovers. Besides the usual vegetables and beans, I sometimes incorporate pumpkin, sweet potato, or butternut squash. Pumpkin adds a fantastic source of fiber and is well worth it. Whether you serve with chips or…

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Vegetarian

Grilled Asparagus Salsa

I hope you’re safe, soaking up these work-from-home days (for those who can do so) as best as possible. The days just seem to blur together. But the seasonal arrival of fresh produces like asparagus spears are a reminder that we are in April. And I never turn down the opportunity to serve organic produce. This recipe is no exception. I’ve been thinking about fruits and vegetables a lot lately.…

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Salad

Roasted Herb Tomatoes

Ready for fresh servings of summer on your plate? I know I am! I’ve got a brightly colored recipe that’s bursting with natural sweetness. Spread roasted tomatoes on bread like bruschetta or layer on top of baked poultry for a savory weekday dinner. It’s perfect for appetizers, meal combos, and pasta sauce. Because who doesn’t love a flavorful and adaptable heart-healthy dish, that takes around 20 minutes from start to…

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Pasta

Nutty, Cheesy Linguine

Can you boil water? Of course, you can. Which means you can make this recipe. There’s nothing to it than boiling rice pasta in hot water. Once cooked, stir in eight simple ingredients and serve. That’s it. It’s easy, peasy, fun with plenty of cheddar cheese and parmesan. Imagine. Gooey cheesy spread over the heat of hot pasta. Yum. I tend to add a teaspoon or two of reserved pasta…

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Snacks and Drinks

Healthy Popcorn Snacks

There’s a healthy alternative for almost every food you can imagine. Nevertheless, I wouldn’t trade gluten-free popcorn for anything. Instead, I chose to make it healthier by combing it with trail mix or kale. Of course, I didn’t sacrifice on the salty-buttery taste either. It’s just a pleasure worth having. And that’s perfectly okay. Now that you know my comfort snack, what yours? Lemony Kale Popcorn Be it popcorn, or…

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Salad

Quirky and Healthy Cabbage Salad

Light and easy to make. I love serving cabbage salads because it complements meals so well. If you’re a fan of meal prep, you’ll enjoy how delicious the cabbage tastes after soaking in dressing in the fridge for a few days. Perfect for when you’re eating because you’re bored. Or you need the motivation to add more fruits and vegetables to your diet. In summary, friends: it is a healthy…

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Chicken

Rosemary-Roasted Chicken With Radish Salad

Have you ever wondered what to do with your chicken, that just a little outside the same old, same old? Have you ever tried Roasting radishes, lemons, rosemary, and that chicken to make a delicious dish, adding a roasted radish salad with the right amount of spices will give you a dish that you would want to eat every day? The burst of flavor you would get from the lemons…

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Seafood

Shrimp and Edamame with Noodles

Colorful, healthy stir-fry? Yes, please! Whether you’re a college student, a parent, or an adult who loves ramen soups, this recipe is perfect for you. It is just as inexpensive as ramen noodles when bags of frozen shrimp go on sale. Not to mention, it ensures leftover vegetables like edamame and bell peppers don’t go to waste. And it gives you an excuse to indulge in pasta carbs. The real…

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Soups

Strawberry Watermelon Soup with Mint Leaves

If you want a yummy and nutritious chilled soup that can fit right into those hot summer days, boy, do I have a treat for you! This treat is the perfect mix of melons, cantaloupe, and strawberries, your favorite yogurt with just the right amount of honey. Simple and fresh, plus it is a great way to use up those strawberries and watermelons you have lying around. This recipe is…

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