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Spring salad with beets, prosciutto & creamy onion dressing

Posted by Ashley Boggs, Communications Associate on April 23rd, 2013 | No Comments »
Spring Salad with Beets, Proscuitto and Creamy Onion Dressing

Yield: 6 servings, about 2 1/4 cups each Servings: 6 Prep Time: 50 minutes Total Time: 50 minutes To Make Ahead: Cover and refrigerate cooked beets (Step 2) for up to 2 days. Bring to room temperature before serving. Recipe Description: Tender mixed salad greens (mesclun) from the garden or farmers’ market along with baby beets, crispy and salty prosciutto and a creamy dressing make a fabulous salad. Recipe Ingredients: 1 teaspoon plus 1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil, divided 4 very thin slices prosciutto ...

Healthy recipe: Lemon & dill chicken

Posted by Ashley Boggs, Communications Associate on April 19th, 2013 | No Comments »
Lemon and DillChicken

Yield: 4 servings Servings: 4 Prep Time: 30 minutes Total Time: 30 minutes Recipe Description: Fresh lemon and dill create a quick Greek-inspired pan sauce for simple sautéed chicken breasts. Make it a meal: Serve with roasted broccoli and whole-wheat orzo. Recipe Ingredients: 4 boneless, skinless chicken breasts (1-1 1/4 pounds) Salt & freshly ground pepper to taste 3 teaspoons extra-virgin olive oil or canola oil, divided 1/4 cup finely chopped onion 3 cloves garlic, minced 1 cup reduced-sodium chicken broth 2 teaspoons flour 2 tablespoons chopped fresh dill, ...

Healthy recipe: Chinese chicken & noodle salad

Posted by Ashley Boggs, Communications Associate on April 12th, 2013 | No Comments »
Chinese Chicken and Noodle Salad

Yield: 4 servings Servings: 4 Prep Time: 30 minutes Total Time: 30 minutes To Make Ahead: Refrigerate the vegetables, toasted noodle mixture, chicken and dressing in separate containers for up to 1 day. Toss together just before serving. Recipe Description: This delicious Chinese-inspired salad is crisp, crunchy and cool with shredded cabbage, carrots and chicken breast tossed with toasted ramen noodles and slivered almonds. The dressing is an addictive orange, sesame, ginger and soy combination—you may want to double the dressing ...

Healthy recipe: Basil, shrimp & zucchini pasta

Posted by Ashley Boggs, Communications Associate on April 2nd, 2013 | No Comments »
Basil Shrimp and Zucchini Pasta

Yield: 4 servings, about 1 1/4 cups each Servings: 4 Prep Time: 35 minutes Total Time: 35 minutes Recipe Description: This quick-cooking, healthy dinner is a simple combination of zucchini, shrimp and pasta flecked with plenty of fresh basil. If you have leftover cooked pasta from another meal, use it and skip Step 2. Since the recipe combines a starch, vegetables and the shrimp, all you need is a fruit or vegetable salad to round out the menu. Recipe Ingredients: 1/2 cup ...