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Quinoa Chard Pilaf

Quinoa Chard Pilaf

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"This simple vegan dish combines the distinctive, nutty flavor of quinoa with chard, mushrooms, and lentils. Try using rainbow chard for a colorful effect!" — by ASTROPHE 
Quick and Easy Vegetable Curry

Quick and Easy Vegetable Curry

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"A very quick and easy curry to serve up with rice and a salad." — by Mai Forrester 
Spicy Indian Dahl

Spicy Indian Dahl

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  • 69
"Onions, fresh ginger, jalapenos and garlic fried in oil with mustard seeds are added to cooked red lentils in this soup seasoned with ground coriander, cumin and cilantro." — by Rachel 
Roasted Pork Tenderloin

Roasted Pork Tenderloin

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  • 89
"Easy and yummy pork tenderloin, melts in your mouth. You may use more or less sage according to your taste." — by WUNNIE 
Fried Cornmeal Mush

Fried Cornmeal Mush

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  • 88
"Cooked cornmeal is chilled overnight and then fried until golden brown." — by Michele O'Sullivan 
Caribbean Jerk Pork Chops

Caribbean Jerk Pork Chops

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  • 77
"Caribbean-style pork chops marinated overnight in a lemon juice and oil marinade with a variety of spices. Use more cayenne pepper to make it really hot!" — by MARVINTHEMARTIAN 
Pumpkin Pasta

Pumpkin Pasta

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"Pumpkin puree is turned into a creamy, smooth sauce with just a hint of cloves, nutmeg, and cinnamon. Toss with whole wheat pasta and Parmesan cheese, and you've got a kid-pleasing meal in under 30 minutes." — by ConnorsMom 
Pancho Villa Baked Tilapia

Pancho Villa Baked Tilapia

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"Each fillet is individually seasoned with lime and fresh cilantro, and then wrapped in foil packets. Bakes in 20 minutes." — by SURFWENCH 
Gel's Green Beans and Beef

Gel's Green Beans and Beef

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  • 90
"Seasoned lean ground beef is browned with ginger and garlic, and cooked with green beans." — by Angelica 
Apricot Chicken II

Apricot Chicken II

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  • 70
"The classic mating of fruit with chicken is perfectly accomplished with this tasty offering. Simply combine apricot jam, vinegar, and brown sugar to make the sauce, pour over chicken, and bake." — by Marsha Timblin 
Chicken Encilantrada

Chicken Encilantrada

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"A sprightly sauce of cilantro and tomatillos (similar to green tomatoes) graces this simple Mexican dish." — by Norma P. Vargas 
Vegetarian Shepherd's Pie II

Vegetarian Shepherd's Pie II

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"This is a hearty combination of lentils and barley baked with carrots and onions, topped with mashed potatoes." — by souliere 
Grilled 'Fusion' Pork Chops

Grilled 'Fusion' Pork Chops

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"Combining Indian and Asian ingredients, these are some of the best pork chops we've eaten!" — by INDIGOKING 
Chicken Pasta I

Chicken Pasta I

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"A wonderful change in light eating with pasta, chicken and vegetables. It is very low in fat and calories, but tastes delicious. Use your favorite pasta - we use mostaccioli pasta. Add some of your favorite veggies, if desired." — by MIKANDI 
Cinnamon Chicken

Cinnamon Chicken

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" An uncommon combination of cinnamon with garlic and Italian herbs season this simple chicken dish." — by OAKBORN 
Sirloin Marinara

Sirloin Marinara

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  • 74
"Sirloin strips and onions are sauteed, and then simmered with tomato sauce, red wine, and garlic for about fifteen minutes." — by Lanelle 
Soy and Garlic Marinated Chicken

Soy and Garlic Marinated Chicken

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"This is the easiest marinade I have ever used, and one of the most popular with my family. This recipe also works well with any cut of chicken--thighs, legs, etc." — by CANDIELIPS 
Lentil Rice and Veggie Bake

Lentil Rice and Veggie Bake

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"Lentils, rice, tomato sauce, herbs, and vegetables yield a wonderful meal for vegans and non-vegans alike." — by AMEZELL 
Asian Rainbow Trout

Asian Rainbow Trout

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"Flavors of Asia come together in this delicious, simple recipe that I put together after asking various people what to do with rainbow trout!" — by KerriJ 
Spicy Mexican Style Zucchini Casserole

Spicy Mexican Style Zucchini Casserole

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"This spicy dish combines fresh zucchini, rice, beans and cayenne pepper to really spice up your summer. You may wish to adjust the spices to your taste- we like it hot! Serve with tortillas on the side to scoop up all of the goodies." — by Leah IL 
 
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