Cauliflower Stir Fry

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This recipe comes together quickly and is full of vegetables. It is also very easy to customize using your favorite vegetables. If you prefer, you can use frozen cauliflower rice to save yourself some time in the kitchen.

Recipe Highlights:

  • Antioxidant rich
  • Excellent source of fiber
  • Good source of protein
  • Good source of vitamin C

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Turkey Shepherd’s Pie

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Traditional shepherd’s pie is made with mashed potatoes, so we’ve lightened this recipe with the use of cauliflower instead. We also swapped the ground beef for lean ground turkey and made sure to include lot of vegetables. We hope you enjoy this twist on a traditional favorite.

This recipe can be used while on the diabetes or weight loss programs. Make it a complete meal by enjoying with 1 serving of permitted crackers and a large green salad, if desired.

Recipe highlights:

  • Great source of protein
  • Excellent source of vitamins
  • Good source of fiber
  • Good source of Vitamin C and K

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Steak and Lentil Soup

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This soup is full of vegetables and healthy lentils. Although we recommend that red meat be enjoyed sparingly, this recipe is made healthier by using flank steak instead of more traditional cuts of meat that have more fat. This recipe makes many servings so you can enjoy with family, or freeze the leftovers to use another time.

Recipe highlights:

  • Excellent source of protein
  • Full of Iron
  • Full of vitamin B12
  • Antioxidant rich

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Black Bean Salad with Grilled Cilantro Chicken

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This salad is fresh and citrusy while the chicken is flavorful and savory. This takes a bit of preparation to make sure you give the chicken enough time to marinate, but the results are wonderful. This chicken would also be great over a green salad. Enjoy!

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Greek Chicken Salad

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This salad is made using our Zesty Greek Salad Dressing on the blog as a marinade for the chicken. It’s a great way to use up leftover dressing and helps keep the chicken tender while grilling without using oil. Feel free to be creative with the veggies in the salad. Enjoy!

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Curry Lentils and Broccoli

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This recipe is a great make ahead option for lunch or dinner to have throughout the week. If you are not a fan of tofu, you can substitute for 7 oz. of grilled skinless chicken breast. You can also swap the soy milk for another non-dairy unsweetened milk of your choice. We hope you enjoy!

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