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Monterey Jack and Egg Pita Pockets

Ingredients:  ½ cup pizza sauce, no salt added 4 eggs, cooked and scrambled  2 ½ cups your choice of vegetables (zucchini, bell peppers, celery, green onions, etc), grated  6 oz Canadian Monterey Jack, grated 12-15 whole wheat mini-pitas (or 4 large pitas), cut in half Directions: Mix pizza sauce, eggs, vegetables and Monterey Jack. Stuff …

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Cheesy Zucchini Bites

Ingredients: 5 cups grated zucchini (about 3 medium or 4 small zucchini) 1 tsp salt 1 cup panko or regular bread crumbs 2 large eggs 1.5 cups grated old cheddar cheese (about 175g) Directions: Preheat oven to 375F and line a baking sheet with parchment paper. Combine zucchini and salt in a medium bowl and …

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Yummy Yams

Ingredients: 2 medium sweet potatoes or yams 1 tbsp. of canola oil Salt and pepper to taste Directions: Preheat oven to 350⁰F (190⁰C) Peel the potatoes and slice them into rounds ½ inch (1 cm) thick Brush oil onto potatoes or dip them in oil. Place on baking sheet and bake for 25 minutes. Loosen …

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Snowflake Quesadillas

Ingredients: 2 whole wheat tortillas/wraps ½ cup grated cheese Other sliced vegetables and meat of your choosing Instructions: Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper; set aside. Fold 1 tortilla in half; then fold into thirds to make one triangle with six layers. Use kitchen shears or paring knife to …

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Cauliflower Patties

Second Place Winner – 2016 Healthy Start Recipe Challenge What you need: ½ cauliflower ½ cup parmesan cheese ½ cup grated cheddar cheese 1 egg 1 pinch of pepper How to: Preheat the oven to 400°F. Steam or boil the cauliflower until soft. Place in a bowl and mash with a fork. Add the cheese, …

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Potato Salad

What you need: 1-2 small potatoes or sweet potatoes 1-2 tbsp. of mayonnaise Dash of salt Dash of pepper Dash of cinnamon Dash of ground nutmeg How to: Cook the potatoes until soft and then let them cool down. Cut the potatoes into small pieces and put it in a cup. Measure mayonnaise into the …

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Greek Salad

Ingredients: 1 cucumber, diced into large chunks 1 tomato, diced into large chunks 1 yellow bell pepper, diced into large chunks Black olives, chopped Crumbled feta cheese Italian herbs (e.g. oregano, basil, thyme), to taste Lettuce or spinach (optional) Lemon juice (optional) Instructions: Cut the vegetables and mix together. Add the feta and herbs. Mix …

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Salad Dog

Ingredients: Lettuce, chopped ½ tomato, diced Onion or green onions, chopped (optional) 2 hard-boiled eggs, chopped Mayonnaise Salt & pepper, to taste 4 whole grain hot dog buns Instructions: Cut up the lettuce, tomato, and onion. Mix altogether with the chopped eggs. Add salt, pepper and mayonnaise to the salad mixture. Warm up or toast …

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Taco Salad

Ingredients: 1 pound ground beef or turkey 1 taco seasoning pouch (low in sodium) 1 cup water 1 tomato, diced 1 yellow or orange bell pepper, chopped Kalamata or black olives, sliced Spinach or lettuce Cheddar cheese, grated Salsa or plain Greek yogurt (optional) Directions: Heat a skillet over medium-heat. Add meat and cook until …

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Spinach Summer Salad

Ingredients: 3 cups baby spinach 2 cups fresh fruit (strawberries, raspberries, blueberries, and/or peaches etc.) ½ cup yogurt Directions: Wash baby spinach. Cut fresh fruit into small pieces and add to spinach. Add yogurt and toss salad until everything is coated. Serve immediately and enjoy.

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