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Vegetarian Chickpea Sandwich Filling

Vegetarian Chickpea Sandwich Filling

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"Serve this tasty sandwich spread on crusty whole grain rolls or pita bread, with lettuce and tomato." — by FISHLOVE 
Grilled Fish Tacos with Chipotle-Lime Dressing

Grilled Fish Tacos with Chipotle-Lime Dressing

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"Marinated tilapia fillets are grilled instead of fried in this tangy, flavorful twist on fish tacos." — by mabcat 
Turkey Veggie Meatloaf Cups

Turkey Veggie Meatloaf Cups

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"Lightly seasoned lean ground turkey meatloaf muffins made with couscous and lots of grated zucchini, onion, and red bell pepper get a topping of barbecue sauce in this easy recipe. The individual servings are perfect for so many eating plans, and it's easy to grab a couple for a quick breakfast, lunch, or snack." — by amyappleseed 
Slow Cooker Spicy Black-Eyed Peas

Slow Cooker Spicy Black-Eyed Peas

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"Black-eyed peas grab some heat and spice from jalapeno peppers and cumin in this flavorful slow cooker preparation that also includes diced ham, bacon, bell peppers, onion, and garlic." — by MJ46NY 
Espinacas con Garbanzos (Spinach with Garbanzo Beans)

Espinacas con Garbanzos (Spinach with Garbanzo Beans)

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"This recipe can be eaten as a side dish or as a light meal. It's great with a grilled pork chop and some crusty bread. Its origins date back to North African cultures and is one of the very popular choices of tapas in Seville's bars." — by Vanessa Moore 
Cranberry and Cilantro Quinoa Salad

Cranberry and Cilantro Quinoa Salad

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"Quinoa is tossed with toasted almonds, dried cranberries, bell peppers, curry powder, and fresh cilantro in this tasty salad." — by Alison 
Grilled Peanut Butter and Banana Sandwich

Grilled Peanut Butter and Banana Sandwich

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"A sweet, warm breakfast idea. Cooked like a grilled cheese, but filled with melted peanut butter and warm bananas." — by KATIES8422 
Mandarin Chicken Pasta Salad

Mandarin Chicken Pasta Salad

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"An easy pasta chicken salad showcases Asian flavors with mandarin oranges, fresh ginger, rice vinegar, and sesame oil." — by KATRINP 
Lemony Quinoa

Lemony Quinoa

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"Quinoa is a high-protein, good-for-you grain. It can be substituted for couscous and makes a lovely side dish. This recipe is a crunchy, lemony, healthy dish that can be used as a side or as a light meal." — by MBLASSNIG 
Spaghetti Squash with Pine Nuts, Sage, and Romano

Spaghetti Squash with Pine Nuts, Sage, and Romano

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"Spaghetti squash lives up to its name by standing in for pasta in this vegetarian-friendly recipe for a delicious main or side dish." — by Sarah Stephan 
Green Bean and Potato Salad

Green Bean and Potato Salad

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"A twist on potato salad. Green beans and potatoes are served in a Dijon mustard and balsamic vinaigrette." — by OMEGAJASMINE 
Grilled Apple and Swiss Cheese Sandwich

Grilled Apple and Swiss Cheese Sandwich

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"My mother taught me this recipe, and it has become one of my favorite quick meals. I find that Granny Smith apples work best, as well as a crunchy seed bread." — by Nikkiling 
Harvey Ham Sandwiches

Harvey Ham Sandwiches

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"Slow cooked shredded ham in a brown sugar and mustard sauce. This is the sort of thing you prepare a day or so in advance so that when you serve it you don't really have to do much of anything at all. Great for times when people will be in and out, eating irregularly all day." — by IMATECHGIRL 
BBQ Tuna Fritters

BBQ Tuna Fritters

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"A fun way to make canned tuna taste less like canned tuna. These thin tuna patties are tasty enough to be eaten plain or in a pita pocket with lettuce and tomato." — by emily 
California Melt

California Melt

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"This fresh and easy open-face melt is made with avocado, mushrooms, almonds, and tomato. Ready in minutes!" — by ORNERY 
Slow Cooker Ham and Beans

Slow Cooker Ham and Beans

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"This recipe is perfect for those blustery days when you don't really have time to cook, but want a hearty meal for the family. It's a very basic, nutrient-packed meal for all to enjoy!" — by PeaceLoveJoy 
Crispy Chipotle Lime Tilapia with Cool Avocado Sauce

Crispy Chipotle Lime Tilapia with Cool Avocado Sauce

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"You will love this zesty Southwestern-style fish. If you have any leftovers, they make great fish tacos." — by LARANEFF 
Winter Chicken Bake

Winter Chicken Bake

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"This is an easy recipe that is warm, hearty, healthy, and colorful. The tartness of the cranberries compliments the sweetness of the barbecue sauce and the mellow sweet potatoes. Homemade barbecue sauce is what I used, but your favorite barbecue sauce will work too." — by CAGEINCALI 
Tomato-Mint Quinoa Salad

Tomato-Mint Quinoa Salad

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"Quinoa and vegetables are tossed together with fresh herbs and seasonings in this creative salad." — by SunFlower 
Herbed Rice and Spicy Black Bean Salad

Herbed Rice and Spicy Black Bean Salad

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"Cold, cooked rice and black beans are tossed with several seasonings and herbs to make this spicy side dish." — by Kelly Belli 
 
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