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Zucchini Caprese Stacks

Zucchini Caprese Stacks: Ah, comfort food on a Monday (last night’s filling din).  Pretty simple to make and on the healthy side.  It’s just veggies and protein, after all. Fat free mozzarella is always an option, or part skim.  And…

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Quinoa Artichoke Arugula Salad and Polenta Pizza Rounds

Quinoa Artichoke Arugula Salad and Polenta Pizza Rounds: quick, easy, healthy, filling.  Great for leftovers the next day too– toss both items together and eat hot or cold for lunch. Quinoa, Artichoke & Arugula Salad: WendyPolisi.com (love all of her quinoa…

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Stacked Caprese Salad with Asparagus

Stacked Caprese Salad with Asparagus:  Enjoy this as an appetizer or the main course– veggies and protein, check!  Or maybe just “veggie” without the “s”…are tomatoes a fruit??  Either way, it’s nutritious and deeelicious. See this recipe from REMcooks.com I forgot…

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Avocado Asparagus Orzo

Avocado asparagus orzo with basil and garlic: healthier than your average cream sauce pasta, this version calls for 2 avocados (good fat) to give it that creamy taste without the heaps of saturated fat. I worked off of this recipe, from RubberCowgirl.com, and decided…

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Pasta Night! Healthified Pesto Pasta

Enjoy an easy and guilt free Italian dinner, with this pesto pasta recipe (red wine and Andrea Bocelli are recommended with the meal). The key to making this healthy is the substitution of 99% fat free cream of mushroom soup (or cream…

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Polenta Casserole

A healthy Italian casserole option, layering polenta slices with cheese, veggies and spinach, in a tomato-basil sauce. I used this recipe, from EatingWell.com Ingredients: 1 package prepared polenta 1 zucchini 1 onion 1 clove of garlic 1 yellow or green bell…

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Pesto Spaghetti Squash

So yumz!  The recipe for this pasta dish..er..veggiiiee dish-  is from SkinnyTaste.com.   Go for thirds.  Feel no guilt. You can make it as quick & easy as you want- microwave it and toss spaghetti sauce over top if you are…

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