Cheese Stuffed Acorn Squash

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We’ve become a culture conditioned to expecting a quick chemical fix to anything that ails us. What we’re now starting to find (not surprisingly), is that these chemicals are creating other issues because they’re not natural, and they’re treating a symptom and not the cause. The good news here is that a healthy diet can address some of the root …

Whole Wheat Pasta with Broccoli, Artichoke and Feta

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This recipe for whole wheat pasta with broccoli, artichoke and feta takes advantage of the additional fiber, vitamins and minerals in whole wheat pasta, the vitamins in broccoli, and the overall deliciousness of artichoke hearts, feta cheese and pine nuts! When you first start eating whole wheat or whole grain pasta, you may think it’s too chewy – give it …

Edamame and Pine Nut Spread

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• 2 C cooked, shelled edamame • 1/4 C pine nuts • Juice from one lemon • 3 Tbsp olive oil • 3/4 tsp salt • 1/2 tsp ground cumin • 1/4 tsp ground coriander • 1 cloves garlic, minced • 1/4 C water 1. Process the pine nuts in a food processor until they’re the consistency of nut butter. …

Broccoli Noodle Bake

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• 8 oz. wide egg noodles • 3 Tbsp butter • 1/2 yellow onion, chopped • 1-2 cloves garlic, minced • Salt and pepper • 2 Tbsp flour • 3/4 C broth • 1/2 C sour cream • 8 oz. frozen broccoli • 2 C cheddar cheese • 3 large eggs, beaten • 1/4 C panko breadcrumbs • 1 Tbsp …

Quinoa Power Bowl

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• 1 C tri-color quinoa • Cubed sweet potato • 1 medium slicing tomato (like beefsteak), diced • 1 medium cucumber, chopped or diced • 2 medium Haas avocados • 1 Tbsp olive oil • 1 Tbsp champagne vinegar • 1/4 C balsamic vinegar • Pumpkin seeds • Chopped walnuts 1. Cook the quinoa according to package directions. • If …

Great Greens Salad Slaw

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• 12 oz. bag of broccoli slaw • 2-3 oz. baby kale, finely chopped • 12 oz. bag frozen, shelled edamame • 2 green onions, thinly sliced • 1/4 C each dried cherries, cranberries, sliced almonds and pumpkin seeds • 1/4 C olive oil • 1/4 C champagne vinegar 1. Cook the edamame according to package directions and set aside …

Roasted Herb Potatoes

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• 1 3/4 lbs small red potatoes • 1/3 C melted butter • 2 Tbsp fresh minced garlic • 2 Tbsp fresh chopped parsley • 1 Tbsp fresh chopped rosemary • 1 Tbsp fresh chopped thyme • 1 tsp seasoned salt • 1 tsp paprika 1. Preheat over to 425. • This is a great alternative to french fries when …

Savory Oats with Brie

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• 2 tsp olive oil • 1 shallot, chopped • 2 C cherry tomatoes, halved twice • 1/2 tsp salt • 2 C old-fashioned rolled oats • 1 clove garlic, minced • 5.5 oz. small Brie, cut into cubes • 1/4 C fresh basil leaves torn • 1 Tbsp toasted pine nuts 1. Heat oil in skillet over medium-high heat. …