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Baby Spinach-Ranch Dip

Using spinach and yogurt makes this tasty dip much healthier, and the baby spinach gives the dip a beautiful green color. If you want a firmer dip, process the spinach first and press out any extra liquid.

Apple Oatmeal Cookies

A very simple, one-bowl recipe. Great for fall apple season. Makes approximately 5 dozen cookies.

Bison Patty Melts

A healthier take on the patty melt, with ground buffalo and light cheese. The recipe classically includes onion - I don't like onions so they are not in this recipe. Feel free to add them if you like!


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Tuscan White Bean and Garlic Soup

From Giada de Laurentiis.

Lemon-Parmesan Barley Risotto

Delicious, wIth the flavors of lemon and parmesan and chewy, nutty barley. Much easier to make than tradition risotto, too!

Tuna Burgers with Tapenade and Tomatoes

Fresh tuna burger with olive tapenade.

Noodle Soup for Needy People

A recipe titled like this one is, of course, courtesy of Nigella Lawson. A simple, Asian-inspired noodle soup that can be easily made vegetarian. Customize with the meats and veggies of your choice.

Rapid Ragu

Adapted from Nigella Lawson. Skip the slow vegetable browning to make the more rapid version.

Mediterranean Rice Salad

Basmati rice combined with tasty veggies and topped with a tomato-lemon dressing.

Banana Paletas (Ice Pops)

A Mexican ice pop made from a sorbet or sherbet base. You can substitute any fruit you like for the banana - just purée the fruit with enough liquid to make the mixture really smooth, strain to extract seeds if necessary, and taste the juice before you freeze it.

Italian Baked Pastina

A hearty meal, adapted from Everyday Italian. A great way to healthfully indulge in a cheesy, baked Italian pasta dish.

Yogurt-Marinated Chicken

A new flavor for grilled chicken. The yogurt marinade also makes the chicken incredibly juicy.

Creamy Cucumber Salad

A healthier version of the classic cucumber dill salad. Instead of sour cream, this recipe uses fat-free Greek yogurt. Be sure to salt and drain the cucumbers to give the salad the best texture.

Creamy Burrito Casserole

A very tasty meal that is easy to prepare. Great for indulging cravings for Mexican food in a healthy way!

Baked Spaghetti Squash

A take on a baked pasta dish, with spaghetti squash, tomato sauce, turkey sausage, and three cheeses.

White Chicken Chili

A healthful white chili recipe, adapted from America's Test Kitchen. Adjust the heat in this dish by adding the minced ribs and seeds from the jalapeño as directed in step 6. If Anaheim chiles cannot be found, add an additional poblano and jalapeño to the chili.

Fresh Berry Tart

A delicious dessert - fresh berries over a cheesecake-like tart filling. You can use whatever kind of berries you like! Let set overnight for a more firm filling.

Blueberry Blast Smoothie

A tasty and healthy breakfast or snack. Great source of calcium and protein, as well as vitamins A, C, and K.

Lettuce-Wrapped Fish

From Mark Bittman of the NY Times: "a restaurant-style dish that resembles stuffed cabbage but contains far fewer ingredients and can be put together in less than half an hour...fish wrapped in romaine lettuce leaves, then poached in buttery white wine."

Cucumber and Tomato Salad

This is a quick, easy salad. It gets better if allowed to sit for a little bit. Adjust the amounts of vinegar and oil to suit your taste - I prefer this salad with a sharp, acidic bite, which is how the recie is written.

Chocolate Caramel Crispy Cakes

A yummy, chocolaty take on the classic "cereal treat", courtesy of the wonderful Nigella Lawson. You can substitute for whichever candy bar and cereal you prefer. Enjoy! Prep time includes time to chill the bars after making.

Chicken Tikka Masala

A recipe from America's Test Kitchen. The instructions are a bit lengthy because ATK provides a lot of explanation, not because the recpe is complicated. Serve with basmati rice and enjoy!


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