10 Tasty Meals for Spring ...

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Today we might be more health-conscious, but we still need our food to taste good, too!

Why not add some tasty new meals into the rotation?

Here are some of my favorites...

1. Veggie Pizza

Veggie Pizza

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Great and easy way to eat your veggies.

Add, peppers, onions, tomatoes, small sliced carrots, broccoli, mushrooms…

2. Chicken Pot Pie

Chicken Pot Pie

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Here’s another easy way for sneaky vegetables to make their way into our food.

Carrots, peas, corn, green beans...

yum!

3. Spinach Quesadillas

Spinach Quesadillas

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Cook ½ small onion in oil, add 10 oz.

of frozen spinach, cook for 3 or 4 minutes, transfer to bowl and add 6 oz.

cheese.

Spoon into soft tortilla, fold, and warm in skillet until cheese melts.2

So delicious...

and there's spinach in there!

4. Grill Chicken Instead of Beef

Grill Chicken Instead of Beef

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Spring is a great time to fire the grill back up after it’s lonely imprisonment in the garage.

Sauté some carrots in light butter, add a sprinkle of cinnamon and sugar, and serve with buttered peas.

Mmm…

5. Grill out

Grill out

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Grilled Turkey hot dogs are fun at the grill out in the park

(or at home!)...

Serve with chunks of watermelon and cantaloupe.3

Tortilla chips and salsa are better for you than potato chips and dip, too, so give those a try!

6. Fruit Toppings

Fruit Toppings

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Add fruit as toppers to low fat ice cream, low fat cheesecake, multi-grain pancakes, and angel food cake.

Slice up bananas, strawberries, or blueberries for your cereal.

These are easy ways to add fruit to your diet without sacrificing flavor.

7. Broccoli Soup

Broccoli Soup

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Lightly boil your package of frozen broccoli.

Fry a pound of turkey sausage (trust me, they will never know it’s turkey, and it’s much better for you!).

Mix broccoli and sausage, and add some Velveeta cheese – I use the entire 2 lb.

block.

After the cheese has melted (keep stirring, or it will stick) Add a cup of milk ad simmer for 10 minutes.

Serve with whole-wheat crackers.

Spaghetti Pie
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