Lunch

Pina Colada Smoothie

Ingredients:

1/4 cup coconut milk

½ medium banana

1 cuo chopped fresh pineapple

1/4 cup chilled pineapple juice

½ cup crushed ice

 

Directions:

Toss in a blender.

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Pina Colada Smoothie
Cuisine American
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Cuisine American
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Peaches and Cream Smoothie

Ingredients:

1 1/2 cup fresh peaches

½ cup low fat buttermilk

½ medium banana

2 teaspoons honey

½ cup crushed ice

 

Directions:

Toss in a blender.

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Peaches and Cream Smoothie
Cuisine American
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Cuisine American
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Peanut Butter Berry Smoothie

Ingredients:

¼ cup 1% low fat milk

½ medium banana

1 tablespoon creamy peanut butter

1 cup fresh or frozen raspberries

½ cup crushed ice

 

Directions:

Toss in a blender.

237 calories

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Peanut Butter Berry Smoothie
Cuisine American
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Cuisine American
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Strawberry Banana Smoothie

Ingredients:

1 cup quartered strawberries

1 sliced banana

¼ cup raw almonds

½ cup old-fashioned oats

1 cup low fat vanilla yogurt

1 teaspoon maple syrup

 

Directions:

Toss in a blender.

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Strawberry Banana Smoothie
Cuisine American
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Cuisine American
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Gazpacho

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Gazpacho
Instructions
  1. Put 2 cups of tomato juice and all other ingredients except diced tomato, chives, and lemon wedges in a blender.
  2. Puree.
  3. Slowly add the remaining 2 cups of tomato juice to pureed mixture. Add diced tomato. Chill.
  4. Serve icy cold in individual bowls garnished with chives and lemon wedges.
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Beef and Bean Chili

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https://healthyeating.nhlbi.nih.gov

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Beef and Bean Chili
Cuisine American
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Cuisine American
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Bean and Macaroni Soup

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Bean and Macaroni Soup
Instructions
  1. Drain beans and reserve liquid. Rinse beans.
  2. Heat oil in a 6-quart kettle; add mushrooms, onion, carrots, celery, and garlic and saute for 5 minutes.
  3. Add tomatoes, sage, thyme, oregano, pepper, and bay leaf.
  4. Cover and cook over medium heat for 20 minutes. Meanwhile, cook macaroni according to package directions, using unsalted water. Drain when cooked. Do not overcook.
  5. Combine reserved bean liquid with water to make 4 cups.
  6. Add liquid, beans, and cooked macaroni to vegetable mixture.
  7. Bring to a boil; cover and simmer until soup is thoroughly heated. Stir occasionally. Serve warm.
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Veggie Spaghetti Sauce

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Veggie Spaghetti Sauce
Cuisine Italian
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour
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Cuisine Italian
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour
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Instructions
  1. In a medium skillet, heat the olive oil. Sauté onions, garlic, and zucchini in oil for 5 minutes on medium heat.
  2. Add remaining ingredients and simmer, covered, for 45 minutes. Serve over spaghetti.
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Yogurt Salad Dressing

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Yogurt Salad Dressing
Cuisine American
Prep Time 5 minutes
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Ingredients
Cuisine American
Prep Time 5 minutes
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Ingredients
Instructions
  1. Mix all ingredients thoroughly in a glass or stainless steel bowl. Refrigerate.
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Vinaigrette Salad Dressing

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Vinaigrette Salad Dressing
Cuisine American
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
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Ingredients
Cuisine American
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
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Ingredients
Instructions
  1. Place the garlic cloves into a small saucepan and add enough water (about ½ cup) to cover them.
  2. Bring water to a boil, then reduce heat and simmer until garlic is tender, about 15 minutes.
  3. Reduce the liquid to 2 tablespoons and increase the heat for 3 minutes.
  4. Pour the contents into a small sieve over a glass or stainless steel bowl, and with a wooden spoon, mash the garlic through the sieve into the bowl.
  5. Whisk the vinegar into the garlic mixture; then incorporate the oil and seasonings, and mix thoroughly.
  6. Let stand for 30 minutes to let the flavors meld. Give the dressing a good whisk immediately before serving.
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