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Hummus and Avocado Sandwich

Eating small snacks between meals can be a healthy way to keep your metabolism revved and hunger pains at bay. I have completely fallen in love with this sandwich as my afternoon snack. It is extremely healthy and delicious. It…...

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I love this shake and like to refer to it as the “Lean Green Machine.”  Because of the Kale, the shake is extremely high in both Vitamin A and Vitamin C.  To round out the protein, I’ll often will have…...

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Chicken with Sundried Tomatoes

This dish is always a crowd pleaser. Very easy to make and absolutely delicious, you can’t go wrong. Using whole-grain pasta and whole-wheat flour, the fiber is high. Further, it is very well balanced and filling!...

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Chickpea Salad

Chick peas are loaded with fiber and are a good source of protein. This salad has a Mediterranean flare and makes a great side salad for barbecues, and summer parties. Taking only five minutes to make, this salad makes entertaining a cinch....

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This Italian Vegetable soup with pasta and beans is a great way to warm and fill you up during the cold winter months. You can exchange other vegetables for the ones listed or leave a few out and give your minestrone your own accent. This Mixed-Bean Minestrone Stew is an ample lunch or supper entree with slices of Whole Wheat or Whole Grain bread....

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If you like sweet peppers, this recipe is a great balanced, fulfilling meal. The ground turkey will give you the protein you need to stay satisfied. Make the table festive by using a variety of different colored peppers and sprigs of Basil....

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A ‘white-meat’ version of the popular dish, I love this chili recipe. It is really easy to make and can last all week. If you have a family or are cooking for more than one, make a double batch and store in the fridge. The recipe gets better over a couple of days!...

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Beans are high in soluble fiber, making them great for lowering cholesterol. The following recipe can substitute different types of beans for the chickpeas and black beans....

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This salad can be eaten as a meal by itself, or as a side dish. All the vegetables in this recipe hold their shape and crispness longer than lettuce. So if you go to the grocery store once a week, you can still use the vegetables towards the end of the week and not worry about them going bad. Further, the veggies included are high in nutrients....

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If you are a pasta lover, this pasta dish is sure to please. It is filled with fiber and low in fat. With garlic, basil, Parmesan, and kalamata olives, it has a wonderful Mediterranean flavor....

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