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One-Pan Pesto Chicken and Veggies

Staying in for Valentine’s Day? Whether your celebrating Galentines Day or with your sweetheart, whip up this dish with minimal prep time. I’m a big fan of the one-pan meal trend. Less time spent in the kitchen means more time to celebrate! Healthy, Mediterranean inspired, and gluten free – this dish is a win-win. Happy Valentine’s Day and Happy Cooking!

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One-Pan Pesto Chicken and Veggies

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 pound chicken thighs, boneless and skinless, sliced into strips
  • 1/3 cup sun-dried tomatoes, drained of oil, chopped
  • 1 pound asparagus, ends trimmed, cut in half, if large
  • 1/4 cup basil pesto
  • 1 cup cherry tomatoes, yellow and red, halved

To find full preparation instructions, visit the original recipe on Julia’s Album. Want more healthy recipes from Julia’s Album?  You can follow Julia’s Album.  on social media: FacebookTwitter, and Pinterest.


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Hawaiian BBQ Quesadillas

Six more weeks of winter? I’m ready for Spring! Shake up your winter weeknight with a recipe that is ready for warmer days. Serve these Hawaiian BBQ Quesadillas atop a whole grain tortilla or turn it into a pizza with cauliflower crust. Yum! Happy Cooking and Enjoy!

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Hawaiian BBQ Quesadillas

Ingredients

  • Pineapple tidbits, halved
  • Red onion, sliced
  • Cilantro, roughly chopped
  • BBQ sauce
  • Shredded dairy-free cheese (I use a 3 cheese blend)
  • Tortillas

To find full preparation instructions, visit the original recipe on The Garden Grazer. Want more healthy recipes from The Garden Grazer?  You can follow The Garden Grazer on social media: FacebookPinterest, and  Twitter.


WATCH NOW ON PBS –  The Journey into Wellbeing’s ‘Senior Moments” 

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“We have to do something right now to empower and educate our older population to keep them healthy and in their homes for as long as possible. ‘Senior Moments’ will help older adults and their caretakers set a path toward wellness and stop the crisis we are heading toward as our older population pressures our healthcare system.”   Debra K

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Spaghetti Squash Aglio E Olio with Rainbow Chard

Pasta lovers, this recipe is for you! Skip the carbs and dive in to this Spaghetti Squash dish. – it’s the real deal! With a total of seven ingredients, surprisingly this tasty dish does not lack in flavor. Think healthy Italian, sans the carbs! Yes, seriously – this spaghetti squash tastes so much like pasta that it is hard to tell the difference. Add in lentils or chicken for an extra does of protein. Happy Cooking and Enjoy!

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Spaghetti Squash Aglio E Olio with Rainbow Chard

Ingredients

  • 1 large or 2 medium spaghetti squash, halved + seeds removed
  • 1/3 cup + 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • kosher salt and pepper
  • 8 cloves garlic, thinly sliced
  • 1/2-1 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
  • 1 bunch rainbow chard, chopped
  • 1/2 cup fresh parsley, chopped
  • 1 cup grated parmesan cheese

To find full preparation instructions, visit the original recipe on Half Baked Harvest. Want more healthy recipes from Half Baked Harvest?  You can follow Half Baked Harvest on social media: FacebookTwitter, and  Instagram.


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Lentil and Avocado Tacos

Looking to spice up your dinner menu? Whip up these Lentil and Avocado tacos to shake up your weeknight. My favorite step in this recipe is making the zesty lentils – I dare you to not sneak a taste. This Vegetarian approved recipe also comes with a Vegan option – just leave out the queso fresco. Happy Cooking and Enjoy!

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Lentil and Avocado Tacos

Ingredients:

Taco Ingredients:

  • 1 batch zesty lentils (see below)
  • 2 ripe avocados, peeled, pitted, and diced
  • 1 large handful fresh baby arugula
  • 1 cup roughly-chopped fresh cilantro leaves
  • quarter of a small red onion, peeled and thinly-sliced
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lime juice
  • (optional) 1 serrano pepper, thinly sliced
  • corn or flour tortillas
  • (optional) crumbled cotija cheese or queso fresco

Zesty Lentil Ingredients:

  • 1 cup uncooked black (beluga) or green (French) lentils
  • 2.5 cups vegetable or chicken stock
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
  • pinch of salt and black pepper

To find full preparation instructions, visit the original recipe on Gimme Some Oven. Want more healthy recipes from Gimme Some Oven?  You can follow Gimme Some Oven on social media: FacebookTwitter, and  Instagram.


WATCH NOW ON PBS –  The Journey into Wellbeing’s ‘Senior Moments” 

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“We have to do something right now to empower and educate our older population to keep them healthy and in their homes for as long as possible. ‘Senior Moments’ will help older adults and their caretakers set a path toward wellness and stop the crisis we are heading toward as our older population pressures our healthcare system.”   Debra K

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Roasted Zucchini Burgers with Garlic Whipped Feta

Who said eating healthy has to be boring? One of the beautiful aspects of a healthy lifestyle is the newfound freedom you have to be creative in the kitchen! This recipe for Roasted Zucchini Burgers with Garlic Whipped Feta is no exception. First off, if you’ve never enjoyed roasted zucchini you’re truly missing out. But, don’t stop there! Enjoy your roasted zucchini atop a bun, or sans if you’re limiting your grains, and top with whipped feta! Yum! Happy Cooking and Enjoy!

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Roasted Zucchini Burgers with Garlic Whipped Feta

Ingredients

  • 3 medium zucchini, cut into 2 inch chunks
  • 3 medium yellow summer squash, cut into 2 inch chunks
  • 4 cloves garlic, left whole (1 clove for the burger and 3 for the whipped feta)
  • olive oil, for drizzling
  • kosher salt + pepper
  • 2 teaspoons smoked paprika
  • 1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper, more or less to your taste
  • 2 cups cooked quinoa
  • 1 1/2 cup panko bread crumbs
  • 1/4 cup fresh basil
  • 4 hamburger buns, toasted
  • lettuce, tomatoes and or sliced avocado, for serving

For the Whipped Feta:

  • 6 ounces feta cheese
  • 1/4 cup plain greek yogurt
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 2 tablespoons fresh dill, chopped
  • zest from 1/2 a lemon
  • milk, to thin, if needed

To find full preparation instructions, visit the original recipe on Half Baked Harvest. Want more healthy recipes from Half Baked Harvest?  You can follow Half Baked Harvest on social media: FacebookTwitter, and  Instagram.


WATCH NOW ON PBS –  The Journey into Wellbeing’s ‘Senior Moments” 

In her quest to “healthify” the nation, Debra K believes there are valuable stories needing to be told.

“We have to do something right now to empower and educate our older population to keep them healthy and in their homes for as long as possible. ‘Senior Moments’ will help older adults and their caretakers set a path toward wellness and stop the crisis we are heading toward as our older population pressures our healthcare system.”   Debra K

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Vegetarian White Chili

Veggie lovers, meet your new favorite winter recipe! With a powerhouse line-up of superfoods and a creamy base, what’s not to love about this Vegetarian White Chili? Feel free to customize this already yummy recipe with your favorite veggies! Share with us your favorite additions! Happy Cooking and Enjoy!

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Creamy Vegetarian White Chili

Ingredients

  • 1 Tbsp olive oil
  • 1 white onion, diced
  • 1 green bell pepper, diced small
  • 1 jalapeno, diced
  • 3 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 Tbsp cumin
  • ¼ cup all-purpose flour
  • 4 cups low-sodium vegetable broth
  • 3 15-ounce cans Great Northern beans, drained and rinsed
  • 1 4-ounce can chopped green chilies
  • ¾ cup frozen corn
  • 2 cups warmed whole milk (use non-dairy if wanting to make the recipe vegan)
  • Salt / Pepper, to taste
  • Lime juice, to taste
  • garnish options: cilantro, avocado, tortilla chips, pickled jalapenos, radish slices, hot sauce

To find full preparation instructions, visit the original recipe on Vegetarian Ventures. Want more healthy recipes from Vegetarian Ventures?  You can follow Vegetarian Ventures on social media: FacebookPinterest, and  Instagram.


WATCH NOW ON PBS –  The Journey into Wellbeing’s ‘Senior Moments” 

In her quest to “healthify” the nation, Debra K believes there are valuable stories needing to be told.

“We have to do something right now to empower and educate our older population to keep them healthy and in their homes for as long as possible. ‘Senior Moments’ will help older adults and their caretakers set a path toward wellness and stop the crisis we are heading toward as our older population pressures our healthcare system.”   Debra K

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Power Food Fruit Smoothies

Here’s to 2017! What changes do you plan to make in the next year? Some of the best advice I’ve received is to focus on changing my daily habits. Over time, these daily changes will add up to a lifestyle change! This said, a great way to make an attainable change is to start the year off with healthy choices. For you, this may look like replacing your grab and go granola bar in the mornings with a  power food filled Fruit Smoothie. Half Baked Harvest has compiled an excellent guide to smoothie making that will jumpstart your resolutions. Happy New Year!

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Strawberry Acai Smoothie

Ingredients

  • 1/2 red beet (1 small), peeled and roughly chopped (or grated if you have a weak blender)
  • 1 cup frozen (or fresh) strawberries
  • 1/2 cup frozen (or fresh) raspberries
  • 1 ripe fresh (or frozen) banana
  • 1 teaspoon acai berry powder*
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • pinch of salt
  • 1 cup milk of choice (I use coconut, almond or goat milk)
  • 1/2 cup plain Greek yogurt (use coconut yogurt if vegan)
  • 1 tablespoon dried goji berries (optional)

Optional Toppings:

  • plain Greek yogurt
  • bee pollen, chia seeds, hemp seeds or ground flax
  • granola
  • fresh fruit and or goji berries
  • almond butter or other nut butter

To find full preparation instructions, visit the original recipe on Half Baked Harvest. Want more healthy recipes from Half Baked Harvest?  You can follow Half Baked Harvest on social media: FacebookTwitter, and  Instagram.


WATCH NOW ON PBS –  The Journey into Wellbeing’s ‘Senior Moments” 

In her quest to “healthify” the nation, Debra K believes there are valuable stories needing to be told.

“We have to do something right now to empower and educate our older population to keep them healthy and in their homes for as long as possible. ‘Senior Moments’ will help older adults and their caretakers set a path toward wellness and stop the crisis we are heading toward as our older population pressures our healthcare system.”   Debra K

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