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Pasta

No-Cream Pasta Primavera

Ingredients 1 (12 ounce) package penne pasta 1 yellow squash, chopped 1 zucchini, chopped 1 carrot, cut into matchsticks 1/2 red bell peppers, cut into matchsticks 1/2 pint grape tomatoes 1 cup fresh green beans, trimmed and cut into 1 inch pieces 5 spears asparagus, trimmed and cut into 1 [...]
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Pesto Pasta with Chicken

Ingredients 1 (16 ounce) package bow tie pasta 1 teaspoon olive oil 2 cloves garlic, minced 2 boneless skinless chicken breasts, cut into bite-size pieces crushed red pepper flakes to taste 1/3 cup oil-packed sun-dried tomatoes, drained and cut into strips 1/2 cup pesto sauce Directions Preparation : 20 mins [...]
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Pasta Primavera

Ingredients 1 bunch fresh basil 3 cups chicken broth, divided 1/2 cup olive oil 2 cloves garlic 1 pound fettuccine pasta 2 tablespoons olive oil 1 large leek, white and light green parts only, chopped 1 bunch green onions, chopped 2 jalapeno peppers, seeded and diced 2 pinches salt 2 [...]
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Perfect Summer Fruit Salad

Ingredients 2/3 cup fresh orange juice 1/3 cup fresh lemon juice 1/3 cup packed brown sugar 1/2 teaspoon grated orange zest 1/2 teaspoon grated lemon zest 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 2 cups cubed fresh pineapple 2 cups strawberries, hulled and sliced 3 kiwi fruit, peeled and sliced 3 bananas, sliced [...]
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Chicken Pasta Salad

Ingredients 1 lb. cavatappi 1/2 c. barbecue sauce Juice of 2 limes 1/2 tsp. garlic powder 1/2 lb. rotisserie chicken, shredded 1 avocado, diced 1/2 c. corn, fresh or frozen 2 scallions, thinly sliced Directions Preparation : 10mins Cook : 10mins In a large pot of salted boiling water, cook [...]
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Dorito Taco Salad

Ingredients 1 lb. ground beef kosher salt Freshly ground black pepper 2 tsp. chili powder 1 tsp. paprika 1 tsp. cumin 2 tbsp. tomato paste 2 heads romaine lettuce, chopped 1 cherry tomatoes, halved 1 can black beans, drained and rinsed 1 c. shredded Cheddar cheese 1 avocado, diced 1 [...]
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Eggplant Parm Bites

Ingredients 2 medium eggplants 3 large eggs 1 c. flour 2 c. panko breadcrumbs 1 c. parmesan, grated 1 tbsp. Italian seasoning 1 tbsp. Chopped fresh parsley, for garnish Marinara sauce, for serving Directions Preparation : 10mins Cook : 25mins Preheat oven to 375 degrees F. Line a large baking [...]
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Hummus

Ingredients 2 (15.5 ounce) cans garbanzo beans, drained 4 tablespoons lemon juice 6 cloves garlic, peeled and crushed 3 tablespoons tahini 1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepp Directions Preparation : 20mins Ready In : 20 mins Place garbanzo beans in a food processor and blend into a spreadable paste. Mix in [...]