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Halibut with a Lemon Dill Caper Sauce on Asparagus 500

Halibut!

While we’ve had a couple of recipes on this blog that would work really well with halibut, we haven’t specifically paid homage to its full glory. Halibut is the PERFECT fish. It’s sort of like the kiddie pool of seafood, meaning it’s great for people who are a little wary of eating anything with fins. […]

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Lemon Grilled Chicken

Lemon Grilled Chicken

This chicken is incredible. Incredible, like this: There’s something magical about this combination of herbs and spices, with the lemon juice and white wine. And the beauty of it is, you probably have most of these things at home in your fridge right now, which makes it easy to keep chicken breasts in your freezer […]

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Lamb Leg Steaks with Garlic and Rosemary

This recipe goes really well with Mashed Cannellini Beans with Roasted Garlic and Herbs. 1 clove garlic, crushed and peeled a handful of fresh rosemary, leaves picked and finely chopped 1/8 tsp sea salt 2 tbsp EVOO half the zest of 1 lemon juice of 1 lemon 1lb lamb leg steaks 1. Mix garlic through […]

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Halibut with Wild Mushrooms and Polenta

1 tbsp EVOO 1 cup red onion, sliced 4 cloves garlic, minced 8 oz mixed wild mushrooms, sliced 1/4 cup mild white wine, like Pinot Grigio 1 tube prepared polenta, sliced into 8 rounds 4-5oz halibut (or cod) fillets, skinned 1/4 tsp salt 1/4 tsp freshly ground black pepper 1 handful fresh basil, sliced 1. […]

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Meatballs with Whole Grains and Veggies

Here’s one way to sneak some whole grains and veggies into your diet! The quinoa also works to stretch your food dollar–more meatballs=more money saved on meat! 1 lb lean ground beef ¾ c quinoa, cooked and cooled to room temperature ¼ c finely chopped onions ¼ c grated carrots ¼ c grated zucchini 2 […]

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Honey Mustard Turkey Burgers

1/4 c stone-ground mustard 1 tbsp honey 1 lb ground turkey breast 1/4 tsp freshly ground black pepper 2 tsp canola oil 4 whole wheat hamburger roles, toasted lettuce, tomato slices, and other desired burger fixin’s 1. Whisk mustard and honey in a small bowl until smooth. 2. Combine turkey, 3 tbsp of the mustard […]

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Bacalao

This a lower-sodium version of a traditional Puerto Rican fish stew. Mmmmm! 2 tbsp EVOO 1 medium onion, chopped 4 cloves garlic, minced 1 lb flaky white fish, like haddok, tilapia, or cod, cut into 1 ½ inch pieces 1 14 oz can diced tomatoes 2 bay leaves 1 Anaheim or poblano chile pepper, chopped […]

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Chopped Chicken Salad

1/3 cup red-wine vinegar 2 tbsp EVOO 1 tbsp chopped fresh dill 1 clove garlic, minced ¼ tsp salt freshly ground black pepper 6 cups chopped romaine lettuce 2 ½ cups chopped cooked chicken 1 (15 oz) can cannellini beans 2 med tomatoes, chopped 1 med cucumber, peeled and chopped ½ c finely chopped red […]

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Turkey Chili with White Beans and Hominy

2 (15 oz) cans no salt added cannellini beans, rinsed, drained, and divided 1 tbsp EVOO ½ lb ground turkey (mixed breast and thigh meat is preferable) 1 white onion, chopped 3 cloves garlic, minced 2 poblano chiles, seeded and diced 1 (15 oz) can cannellini beans, rinsed and drained 2 tsp chili powder 1 […]

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Pork Gyros with Yogurt-Tomato Sauce

Leftover Pork Tenderloin Medallions 1 ½ cups plain nonfat yogurt 2 handfuls sugar plum tomatoes, quartered 2 tbsp fresh dill, chopped 2 tbsp capers, drained 2 garlic cloves, minced 1 tbsp red wine vinegar pita breads 1 red onion, halved and thinly sliced 1 cucumber, halved and thinly sliced ~2 handfuls arugula 1. Mix yogurt […]

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