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Butternut Squash Fries

Butternut Squash Fries

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"These butternut squash fries are nutritious and tasty! They taste like sweet potato fries but better." — by CMOYA40 
Baked Beans, Texas Ranger

Baked Beans, Texas Ranger

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"Want to wow everyone at the bar-b-que? Then this is the recipe. This is one of my most requested recipes!" — by Daphne Esparza 
Swiss Chard with Garbanzo Beans and Fresh Tomatoes

Swiss Chard with Garbanzo Beans and Fresh Tomatoes

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"Beans and greens are a perfect combination; earthy and satisfying. This recipe for Swiss chard with garbanzo beans, onion, and fresh tomato is brightened with lemon juice and makes a perfect vegetarian main dish or a tantalizing side dish for fish or meat." — by Syd 
Roasted Asparagus and Mushrooms

Roasted Asparagus and Mushrooms

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"A delicious and easy side dish can be made by tossing asparagus and mushrooms together with olive oil and rosemary. I love roasting veggies and hit on this WONDERFUL combo. You could use a Hollandaise on the side.... but why??" — by leo67 
Eggplant Tomato Bake

Eggplant Tomato Bake

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"Couldn't be simpler...couldn't be more delicious. Slices of eggplant are topped with sliced tomatoes and fat-free Parmesan cheese and baked." — by CADEAUX 
New Year's Day Black-Eyed Peas

New Year's Day Black-Eyed Peas

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"See in the new year with a hearty bowl of black-eyed peas cooked with garlic, onion, tomatoes and diced country ham. A real country ham is quite salty, but the flavor and seasoning is just right for this homey dish." — by Roxanna Parks 
Quinoa with Veggies

Quinoa with Veggies

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"I love quinoa and I wanted to make something that was flavorful and filling. The vegetables can be changed to your liking!" — by feminiSh 
Roasted Vegetable Medley

Roasted Vegetable Medley

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"This colorful dish has the perfect blend of sweet and savory. It is simple to prepare and can be served as a side dish, salad, or light meal. Feel free to substitute whatever veggies and herbs you have on hand." — by Lorelei 
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 
Spanish-Style Quinoa

Spanish-Style Quinoa

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"This flavorful quinoa dish is a delicious and higher protein alternative to Spanish rice. This is a nice side dish to a Mexican meal, or it can be used as a filling in burritos. I like my food on the less-salty side, so you may have to adjust the seasonings to your taste." — by Momi 
Albino Pasta

Albino Pasta

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"Fragrant garlic tossed with penne pasta, oil and parmesan." — by TUGORETZ 
Whipped Sweet Potato Casserole

Whipped Sweet Potato Casserole

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"Sweet potatoes made sweeter with orange juice, brown sugar and nutmeg. Topped with marshmallows and baked." — by Bea Gassman 
Quinoa with Sweet Potato and Mushrooms

Quinoa with Sweet Potato and Mushrooms

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"Sweet Potato, onion, mushrooms, and chopped pecans are served over a bed of quinoa. This dish is perfect as a warm meal or side dish during cold weather." — by lep413 
Kiki's Borracho (Drunken) Beans

Kiki's Borracho (Drunken) Beans

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"Growing up, my Mexican grandmother always had a pot of beans cooking on the stove. This my version" — by KIKI810 
Slow Cooker Homemade Beans

Slow Cooker Homemade Beans

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"A delicious taste of homemade beans which can be served as a meal or as a side dish. Especially great for football Sundays, or frozen for a later occasion." — by TLEFURGEY 
Slow Cooker Baked Beans

Slow Cooker Baked Beans

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"For those who love to do it themselves, here's a terrific recipe for genuine baked beans - and it's so easy to make! Soak white beans and then pop them into your slow cooker with ham hocks, onion, brown sugar, maple syrup, ketchup and mustard." — by Laura 
Barley and Mushrooms with Beans

Barley and Mushrooms with Beans

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"Grains, legumes, and vegetables - this dish has it all!" — by Niki 
Quick Sesame Green Beans

Quick Sesame Green Beans

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"This is my interpretation of the green beans from my favorite Japanese restaurant. Serve with a grilled steak! You can omit the miso paste if you choose." — by calsmom 
Lemon Pepper Pasta

Lemon Pepper Pasta

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"Your favorite pasta tossed with olive oil, lemon juice, basil and black pepper. Can be served hot or cold." — by Jane Streich 
Simple Mexican Rice

Simple Mexican Rice

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"A very simple tomato Mexican rice recipe. I can have this in the oven and cooking in one set of ads on the TV. If you don't have chicken stock, use hot water and chicken bouillon." — by ELIZABETH101 
 
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