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Healthy recipe: Quinoa lasagna

Posted by Rebecca Evans, Communications Assistant on October 10th, 2013 | No Comments »
Quinoa Lasagna

Yield: 8 servings Servings: 8 Active Time: 45 minutes Total Time: 1 1/2 hours Recipe Description: This healthy quinoa lasagna recipe has a layer of quinoa (rather than noodles) along with vegetables, cheese and herbs. Though it tastes like comfort food, don’t worry, this quinoa lasagna recipe is not too heavy—you’ll still have room for dessert. To save time, use your favorite jarred tomato sauce in this vegetarian lasagna. (Adapted from “Quinoa Revolution” by Patricia Green and Carolyn Hemming; Pintail ...

Healthy recipe: Sweet potato, red onion & fontina tart

Posted by Rebecca Evans, Communications Assistant on October 3rd, 2013 | No Comments »
Sweet Potato, Red Onion & Fontina Tart

Yield: 12 servings Servings: 12 Active Time: 40 minutes Total Time: 1 3/4 hours To Make Ahead: Prepare the crust (Step 2), wrap tightly and refrigerate for up to 3 days or freeze for up to 6 months. Cool, cover and refrigerate the baked tart for up to 1 day. Reheat at 350°F for about 20 minutes. Recipe Description: Try this roasted-vegetable free-form tart as an appetizer or side dish for a special dinner or as a vegetarian main dish. The pastry ...

Healthy recipe: Quick chicken parmesan

Posted by Rebecca Evans, Communications Assistant on September 26th, 2013 | No Comments »
Quick Chicken Parmesan

Yield: 4 servings, 3 ounces chicken & 2/3 cup sauce each Servings: 4 Active Time: 35 minutes Total Time: 35 minutes Recipe Description: Ooey-gooey cheese, crispy breadcrumbs and plenty of sauce are the hallmarks of any good chicken parmesan recipe, and this one-skillet version of chicken parm is no exception. We made this recipe easier by skipping the breading on the chicken and loading the top of the dish with cheese and breadcrumbs. Serve with whole-wheat pasta to soak up ...

Healthy recipe: Two-toned mashed potatoes

Posted by Rebecca Evans, Communications Assistant on September 19th, 2013 | No Comments »
Two-Toned Mashed Potatoes

Yield: 12 servings, 1/2 cup each Servings: 12 Active Time: 20 minutes Total Time: 35 minutes To Make Ahead: Prepare sauce (Step 2) and vegetables (Steps 1 & 3), cover and refrigerate separately for up to one day. Reheat vegetables, covered, in the microwave or a double boiler before continuing with Step 4. Recipe Description: In this recipe, Yukon Gold potatoes and sweet potatoes are roughly mashed together with leeks for a beautiful mottled white-and-orange take on mashed potatoes. The creme ...