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Insanely Easy Vegetarian Chili

Insanely Easy Vegetarian Chili

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"This recipe is a great alternative to traditional chili. It combines onions, carrots, celery, red and green bell pepper, mushrooms, tomatoes and corn." — by Tia the Baker 
Inside-Out Grilled Cheese Sandwich

Inside-Out Grilled Cheese Sandwich

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"Made with white bread, extra sharp Cheddar cheese, and butter, this crispy, crunchy, cheesy masterpiece is the ultimate grilled cheese sandwich." — by Chef John 
Italian Pasta Veggie Salad

Italian Pasta Veggie Salad

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"Tri-color corkscrew pasta makes a colorful salad along with the green peppers and red, red tomatoes. And it 's fat-free. Serves eight." — by Rhonda 
Japanese Tamago Egg

Japanese Tamago Egg

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"The sweet, light rolled omelet from Japan makes a great addition to your sushi platter--or your lunch box." — by Pokerman11 
Light Fruit and Nut Granola

Light Fruit and Nut Granola

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"A delicious granola without the fat can be made with spelt, flax seeds, and pecans!" — by GinetteB 
Low Fat Breakfast Cookies

Low Fat Breakfast Cookies

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"Make a batch of these oatmeal chocolate chip breakfast cookies for a quick on-the-go breakfast or snack." — by Amanda Leilani 
Lunch Box Hot Hot Dogs

Lunch Box Hot Hot Dogs

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"When the kids need a break from sandwiches, why not send them with a hot hot dog to warm their bellies before going out to play?" — by Lorrie 
Make Ahead Lunch Wraps

Make Ahead Lunch Wraps

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"These are a delicious make-ahead lunch to freeze as a handy lunch to bring to work! Just make, freeze, and then heat in the microwave for a very balanced meal." — by Melissa Pietrosanti 
Mayo-Free Tuna Sandwich Filling

Mayo-Free Tuna Sandwich Filling

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"Hummus replaces mayonnaise in this tasty tuna salad." — by A Turtle in the Kitchen 
Mexican Bean and Rice Salad

Mexican Bean and Rice Salad

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"Brown rice gets dressed up Mexican style, with kidney and black beans, corn, peppers, lime, and cilantro in a colorful cold salad." — by TaraV1976 
Mexican Pumpkin Empanadas

Mexican Pumpkin Empanadas

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"Fat little Mexican-style pastries stuffed with sweet pumpkin filling make a great snack or a take-along breakfast." — by Esther Saunders 
Mini Frittatas

Mini Frittatas

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"These are made in muffin tins and are fun to whip up and to eat. A cumin and lemon-spiced egg mixture is stirred into spinach, ricotta, parmesan and cheddar cheese. Then this delicious batter is poured into the waiting pan and baked." — by Sparkles 
Most Excellent Sandwich

Most Excellent Sandwich

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"This is a healthy melt in your mouth sandwich if you are tired of the traditions. Whole wheat bread is served open face with cream cheese, tomatoes, alfalfa sprouts and mozzarella cheese, then baked to perfection. These are sure to impress the pickiest of eaters!" — by SAMSARAMOM 
Most Requested Banana Chocolate Chip Muffins

Most Requested Banana Chocolate Chip Muffins

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"Banana chocolate chip muffins will become the most requested treat by everyone in your family after whipping up this recipe." — by sandyb 
Muffuletta Sandwich

Muffuletta Sandwich

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"My Italian family loves this recipe! A crusty loaf of Italian bread is cut in half, and layered with olives, and various meats and cheeses." — by Mary48 
Mushroom Cheeseburger Calzones

Mushroom Cheeseburger Calzones

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"Savory calzones are stuffed with ground beef, cheese, ketchup, mustard, and dill pickles for a cheeseburger flavor you can grab and have on the go. Great for school lunches." — by ShelBelle.ShamRock 
NuNu's and Hot Dogs

NuNu's and Hot Dogs

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"It's just buttered egg noodles with parsley, parmesan cheese, and hot dogs." — by Kristin 
Nutty Brown Rice Salad

Nutty Brown Rice Salad

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"This tasty salad combines brown rice, kidney beans, crisp vegetables, and raw almonds. All are tossed with Italian dressing for a great tasting cold side dish that pairs beautifully with meats, fish, or sandwiches." — by Jacklyn Wood 
Octodogs

Octodogs

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"Hot dogs are transformed into 'octodogs' when you cut 8 little legs into the hot dogs. Serve on a bun, with toothpicks, or however you like!" — by daynz94 
Pasta e Fagioli I

Pasta e Fagioli I

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"Rich and savory, a wonderful soup, it can be a meal in itself, serve with garlic toast, its great!" — by CORWYNN DARKHOLME 
 
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