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Spicy Brown Rice Jambalaya

Jambalaya is a dish native to New Orleans, developed from the traditional Spanish dish paella. Makes 8 servings 2 tsp canola oil 1 lb lean hot turkey sausages, cut into 1-inch (2.5 cm) pieces 1 jalapeno pepper, seeded and finely chopped 1 cup chopped red onion 1 cup chopped green bell pepper 1 cup chopped red bell pepper 1 cup […]

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Berry Smoothie

Makes 3-1/2 to 4 cups I Serving size: 1 cup 1 banana, broken into chunks 2 cups mixed frozen berries (strawberries, blueberries, blackberries, raspberries) 1 cup low-fat strawberry flavoured yogurt 1 cup unsweetened orange, strawberry and banana juice In blender, on high speed, blend banana, berries, yogurt and juice for 30 seconds or until smooth. Nutrients per serving: Calories: 153 […]

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Tex-Mex Corn Nachos

Serves: 5 servings Costs: Approximately $1.75 per serving Tomato dressing: 5.5 fl ounces/156 mL tomato paste 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder 1/2 teaspoon chilli powder 1/2 teaspoon cumin The freshly squeezed juice of 1 lime, or 2 teaspoons bottled lime juice Salad: 1 medium-sized green pepper (about 1 cup), diced 1/3 cup green onions, thinly sliced 1/3 cup sliced green olives, […]

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Mom’s Salmon Cakes

4 servings I 2 fishcakes each 1 lb fresh salmon fillets Olive oil Garlic salt Black pepper to tastes 1 medium yellow onion, finely diced 1/2 red bell pepper, seeded and diced 3 tbsp unsalted butter, divided 1 cup panko bread crumbs 2 large eggs, lightly beaten 3 tbsp mayonnaise 1 tsp Worcestershire sauce 1/4 cup parsley, finely minced Preheat […]

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Chicken Fajitas

The beauty of fajitas is that you can put anything you like on them, in whatever quality – as long as you don’t overload the tortillas. If you don’t have leftover chicken breasts, simply brown uncooked chicken in oil until cooked through, season as directed in the recipe, and cut into very thin slices so it won’t break the tortilla […]

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Cajun Daube Sandwich

Serves: 1 Approximate costs: $4.25 Ingredients: 2 tablespoons low-fat mayonnaise 1 teaspoon yellow mustard 2 slices thickly-sliced whole wheat bread 2 or 3 slices thinly-sliced lean roast beef 2 to 3 slices of sweet dill pickles 1 small tomato, sliced 2 or 3 leafy green lettuce leaves Directions: Stir the mayonnaise and mustard together. Spread over both slices of bread. […]

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Tex-Mex Chicken Nachos

Serves 4 1 large green pepper, (about 2 cups), medium-dice Canola oil as needed 1 small yellow onion (about 2/3 cup), diced 2 teaspoons pickled jalapenos, minced 1 lb./450 g lean ground chicken 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano leaves 1/2 teaspoon salt Pinch of freshly ground black pepper 1-1/2 cups/12 ounces tomato sauce 1 cup canned red kidney beans, drained 2/3 cup […]

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Cajun Chicken Jambalaya

Capture the flavors of Louisiana with this casserole. Your family will love the taste and you’ll love the taste and you’ll love the simple preparation. Serves 4 Cooking spray 1 cup fat-free, low-sodium chicken broth 1 cup dry white wine (regular or nonalcoholic) 1 large onion, chopped 1 medium green bell pepper, chopped 2 medium ribs of celery, chopped 1/4 […]

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Crumble in a Flash

What could be more comforting than a homemade crumble? This version using sunflower seeds and sesame seeds is much healthier for you then traditional recipes. Serves 4 2 (8-oz.) cans pineapple, drained and lightly crushed 1 dessert pear, diced 1 dessert apple (Pippin, Granny Smith), diced 1 cup unsweetened muesli or granola 2 tablespoons sunflower seeds 2 teaspoons sesame seeds […]

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Creole Drums

Flavorful chicken legs are smothered in a Louisiana-style mixture of tomatoes, okra, onion, and bell pepper, and spiced up with hot-pepper sauce. Serve them in shallow soup bowls so you can easily spoon up all the great-tasting sauce, or spoon them into a bed of fluffy brown rice. Serves 4 / Serving size: 2 drumsticks and 1 cup vegetable mixture […]

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Brunswick Stew

Brimming with vegetables and tender cubes of chicken, this well-known stew from Brunswick County in central Virginia will warm you from head to toe on a cold, snowy day. The original recipe dates back to 1828 and was served for dinner on hunting trips. Many cooks have created many delicious variations since that time, and this one is no exception. […]

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Southwestern Chicken and Vegetable Soup

Smoky and spicy from the paprika and cinnamon, this is not your mom’s chicken soup. Enjoy this hearty chicken soup on days when you want something extraordinary and incredibly satisfying. Serves: 6 II Prep time: 15 minutes II Cook time: 25 minutes II Level: Easy 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil 1 cup fresh or frozen corn 1 large Vidalia onion, […]

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Po’ Boy Sandwich

The Po’ Boy sandwich is a New Orleans institution. Although there are many variations of this belived sandwich made with ingredients as varied as oysters and chicken, it seems that the classic New Orleans Po’ Boy is made with roast beef. The story goes the sandwich was developed during a transit strike in 1929 to fill a poor man for […]

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Southwest Pork Chops

6 servings II Start to finish: 30 minutes 6 bone-in pork chops, cut into 3/4 inch thick (about 2-1/2 pounds total) 15 ounce Mexican-style or Tex-Mex chili beans 1 cup salsa 1 cup frozen whole kernel corn 3 cups hot cooked rice Coat an unheated 12-inch non-stick skillet with cooking spray. Heat skillet over medium-high heat. Add chops, three at […]

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New England Clam Chowder

To slim this dish-by more than half the calories and cholesterol-we trimmed the bacon, swapped reduced-fat milk for cream, and added in flour in place of several starchy potatoes. Active time: 20 minutes II Total time: 55 minutes II Makes: 6 first-course servings 1-1/2 cups water plus more for broth 12 large cherrystone or chowder clams, scrubbed 2 slices bacon, chopped 1 […]

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Manhattan Clam Chowder

Substitute cherrystone clams if you like; there’s no need to chop them. Active time: 30 minutes II Total time: 1 hour, 20 minutes II Makes: 12 cups or 12 first course servings 5 cups water 36 chowder or cherrystone clams, scrubbed 5 slices bacon, finely chopped 1 large onion, finely chopped 2 large carrots, peeled and finely chopped 2 stalks celery, finely […]

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Hawaiian Chicken Burgers

  Serves: 3 meals Costs: About $4.15 per burger; $12.45 to feed 3 people Can of pineapple rings Canola oil as needed 3 lean chicken burgers Sprinkling of barbecue powder, onion powder and salt 1 large green pepper, sliced into thin, round ringlets 1 small red onion, sliced into thin round ringlets 3 whole wheat Kaiser rolls or hamburger buns […]

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Strawberry Kiwi Smoothie

My taste-testers loved this delicious vitamin C-rich smoothie. You can’t go wrong with this combination of strawberries, kiwifruit and mango juice. One serving of this smoothie contains more then twice the recommended daily intake of vitamin C. 1 cup sliced strawberries 1 cup 100% pure mango juice 1/2 cup low-fat plain yogurt or soy yogurt 2 kiwifruit, peeled 4 ice […]

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Creamy Strawberry Smoothie

If you prefer your smoothies on the thicker side, add a few more strawberries or increase the proportion of yogurt to milk. 1 cup sliced strawberries, fresh or frozen 1 cup low-fat plain or vanilla yogurt 2 cups low-fat milk or soy milk In a blender, combine strawberries, yogurt and milk. Puree until smooth. Serve cold. Nutrition Per 1-1/2 cup […]