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Browsing Tag: Whole-Eating Upgrades

Parmesan and Pine Nut-Studded Beef Meatballs

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These meatballs are so, so, so addictively delicious, if I do say so myself! Try not to stand there and eat several right out of the pan when you first take them out of the oven like I did!

Banana-Cherry Soft Serve

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Mmmmm, soft serve – always a delicious summer treat, but not something you’d want to indulge in every day of the week (remember that Seinfeld episode where that non-fat frozen yogurt they were obsessed with turned out to be anything but? Ha, ha, classic.). Unless that soft serve happens to be totally made from fruit – hello, banana-cherry soft serve!

Bacon-Wrapped Date-Stuffed Jalapeños

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I got the inspiration for this recipe from, of all things, a TGI Fridays commercial.

Barley Risotto with Zucchini, Peas, and Parsley

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I love risotto! But I am trying to have the grains I consume be as whole as possible, so when I got the inspiration to create this recipe, I looked online to see what others were using as an arborio rice alternative.

Mozzarella and Roasted Garlic White Bean Dip

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Eating this mozzarella and roasted garlic white bean dip is like jumping into a vat of cheesy-gooey-garlicky deliciousness that you never want to leave.

Spicy Spinach and Mozzarella Pasta Bake

 

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My mom was the inspiration behind this pasta bake (hi, Mom!). She was telling me the other day about this quick lasagna she made using premade spinach ravioli, and I thought, hmmm, I can do a whole-eating upgrade on that!

Bell Pepper and Refried-Bean Tacos

 

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Sometimes you just need simple. And simple is what I need this week – it’s an insane one for me! So I’ll be subsisting off easy-but-healthy meals like these bell pepper and refried-bean tacos.