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Taco Meatballs

Print Taco Meatballs Prep Time: 15 minutesCook Time: 20 minutesTotal Time: 35 minutes Yield: 6 servingsServing Size: 3 meatballs This recipe comes from our new school lunch cookbook, which will be released in the next few weeks.Ingredients1 pound lean ground beef or turkey 1/2 cup shredded carrot 1/4 cup grated sweet onion 1 clove minced […]

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Vegan Tortilla Soup

Print Vegan Tortilla Soup If you don’t want to follow a strictly vegan diet, this soup can be served with a little sour cream or shredded cheese on top. This recipe is also great with 1 cup shredded chicken added to it. Ingredients3 Tbsp. safflower oil 1 medium onion, diced 2 bell peppers (any color) […]

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Cilantro Lime Rice

Print Cilantro Lime Rice Serving Size: Serve 6-8. This easy to make side is perfect for Mexican dinners.Ingredients1 cup basmati rice 2 cups water ½ tsp. sea salt ½ cup chopped fresh cilantro ¼ cup fresh lime juice InstructionsBring water and sea salt to a boil. Add rice, and allow to return to a boil. […]

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Spanish Rice

Print Spanish Rice Serving Size: serves 6. You can substitute white rice in this recipe. For me, it’s a way to add some extra nutirents and fiber to a meal without my kids realizing it’s “healthy”, and the brown basmati rice has a milder flavor than short- or long-grain brown rice. Adding some chopped green […]

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Marinated Chicken Breasts with Raspberry Salsa

Print Marinated Chicken Breasts with Raspberry Salsa This is a recipe that definitely says “SUMMER!” IngredientsChicken: 4 each boneless, skinless chicken breasts 1 clove garlic, minced ¼ cup fresh lime juice 2 Tbsp. olive oil sea salt and pepper to taste Salsa: 6 oz. fresh raspberries 1 each jalapeno pepper, seeded and finely diced ¼ […]

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Slow Cooker Carne Asada

Print Slow Cooker Carne Asada Serving Size: Serves 6 This is a fix-it-and-forget-it main dish.Ingredients2 pounds beef (flank steak, brisket, etc.) 2 cloves garlic, minced 1 small onion, sliced 2 cans stewed tomatoes, Mexican recipe ¼ cup water 12 corn or flour tortillas, warmed InstructionsTake beef and rub minced garlic into it. Place in a […]

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Enchilada Casserole

Print Enchilada Casserole Money-saving tips for this recipe: I shred my own cheese. The warehouse club I use has very reasonable prices on dairy – sometimes it’s about half the price of what I would pay at the grocery store. Also, ground turkey can easily replace the ground beef. I try to purchase my ground […]

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Guacamole

Print Guacamole I read a few years ago that the amount of guacamole eaten on Superbowl Sunday covers a football field to a depth of 5 feet! This recipe is a hit with my family and friends; even my toddler loves it. Ingredients4 ripe avocados, mashed 2 Tbsp. lime juice 2 cloves garlic, minced ½ […]

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