Recipes
February 12, 2021

Lemon Feta & Tomato Pasta

Lemon Feta & Tomato Pasta Serves 6-8 Ingredients: 1-pound whole grain pasta, such as rotini or penne 2 cups cherry tomatoes 1/4 cup + 1…
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February 12, 2021

Oven Baked Fries

Oven Baked Fries Serves 4 Ingredients: 3-4 medium russet potatoes, sliced into fry shapes 2 tablespoons vegetable oil 2 teaspoons salt 1 teaspoon paprika 1…
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February 12, 2021

Peanut Butter Blossom Cookies

Peanut Butter Blossom Cookies Yield: 20 Cookies Ingredients: 1 and 1/4 cups all-purpose flour 1/2 teaspoon baking soda 1/4 teaspoon salt 1 stick butter, softened…
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February 12, 2021

Pineapple Smoothie Bowl

Pineapple Smoothie Bowl Serves 1-2 Ingredients: 1/4-1/3 cup low-fat milk 1 frozen banana, sliced 2 cups frozen pineapple 2 tablespoons honey Optional Toppings: fresh sliced…
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February 12, 2021

Roasted Red Bell Pepper Dip

Roasted Red Bell Pepper Dip Yield: 2-3 cups of dip Ingredients: 3 red bell peppers, rinsed and patted dried 4 tablespoons vegetable oil, divided 1…
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February 12, 2021

Stovetop Macaroni & Cheese with Broccoli

Stovetop Macaroni & Cheese with Broccoli Serves 6-8 Ingredients: 1, 16-ounce box macaroni or another short cut pasta 3-4 cups broccoli florets, fresh or frozen…
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Recipes
December 16, 2020

Balsamic Glazed Chickpeas with Mustard Greens

Balsamic Glazed Chickpeas with Mustard Greens Ingredients: 10 ounces mustard greens 1/2 large red onion, thinly sliced 4-6 tablespoons vegetable broth 4 cloves garlic 1…
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December 16, 2020

Tomato, White Bean, & Kale Soup

Tomato, White Bean, & Kale Soup Ingredients: 2 tablespoons oil 1 medium onion, small diced 2 carrots, zucchini, or yellow squash, small diced 2 medium…
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December 16, 2020

Honey Mustard Broccoli Salad

Honey Mustard Broccoli Salad Salad Ingredients: 1 pound broccoli florets, chopped (about 4 cups) 1/2 cup sunflower seeds 1/2 cup finely chopped red onion 1/3…
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Recipes
December 16, 2020

Butternut Squash Mac & Cheese

Butternut Squash Mac & Cheese A unique and delicious way to incorporate vegetables into a family favorite dish. This recipe is extremely versatile - make…
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NOTE: Required Minimum Distributions have been temporarily suspended for the 2020 tax year.

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