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California Grilled Chicken

INGREDIENTS 3/4 c. balsamic vinegar 1 tsp. garlic powder 2 tbsp. honey 2 tbsp. extra-virgin olive oil 2 tsp. Italian seasoning kosher salt Freshly ground black pepper 4 boneless skinless chicken breasts 4 slices mozzarella 4 slices avocado 4 slices tomato 2 tbsp. sliced basil Balsamic glaze, for drizzling   DIRECTIONS In a small bowl, whisk together balsamic vinegar, garlic powder, honey, oil, and Italian seasoning and season with salt and pepper. Pour over chicken breasts and marinate 20 minutes. Heat grill to medium high. Grill chicken until internal temperature reaches 170ºF on an instant-read thermometer. Top chicken with mozzarella, avocado, and tomato and cover grill to melt, 2 minutes. Garnish with basil and drizzle with balsamic glaze.   Recipe Taken from delish.com All Rights Reserved...
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Mesquite Grilled Turkey Burgers

Ingredients (4 burgers) For the burger patties 20 oz ground turkey 1/4 cup non-fat Greek yogurt 3 Tbsp finely diced roasted red bell pepper 2 Tbsp finely chopped flat leaf parsley or cilantro 2 Tbsp finely chopped shiitake mushroom 2 cloves garlic, peeled and finely minced 1 green onion, finely chopped 1/2 tsp Lawry's Seasoned Salt 1/2 tsp ground black pepper Everything else 4 whole wheat burger buns 4 slices pepper jack cheese 1 avocado, peeled and sliced Thin sliced lettuce, tomato, and red onion Instructions Mix together all patty ingredients until thoroughly blended. Divide into 4 equal balls and form into patties (roughly 1/3rd lb each) about 3/4" thick and 4-5 inches in diameter. Refrigerate for at least 30 minutes....
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Buffalo Chicken Salad

Ingredients 1½ pounds skinless, boneless chicken breast halves ½ cup Wing Time® Buffalo chicken sauce or reduced-sodium Buffalo sauce 4 teaspoons cider vinegar 1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce 1 teaspoon paprika ⅓ cup light mayonnaise 2 tablespoons fat-free milk 2 tablespoons crumbled blue cheese 2 romaine hearts, chopped 1 cup whole grain croutons ½ cup very thinly sliced red onion Directions 1Place chicken in a 2-quart slow cooker. In a small bowl stir together Buffalo sauce, 2 teaspoons of the vinegar, and the Worcestershire sauce; pour over chicken. Sprinkle with paprika. Cover and cook on low-heat setting for 3 to 4 hours. 2At serving time, in a small bowl whisk together light mayonnaise, the milk and the remaining 2 teaspoons of...
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Baked Lemon Garlic Cod

Ingredients: 4 (6-ounce) pieces cod (boneless, skinless) Sea salt and black pepper (to taste) 1 1/2 teaspoons butter 1 tablespoon olive oil 2 cloves garlic (crushed) 2 tablespoons lemon juice 2 tablespoons flat-leaf parsley (chopped) Directions: Heat oven to 400 F. Pat cod pieces with a paper towel and place in a baking dish large enough to hold the fish in one layer. Very lightly coat the bottom of the dish with cooking spray. Season fish with a little sea salt and freshly ground black pepper. Place butter and olive oil in a small nonstick skillet. Heat on medium-low. Add garlic and sauté for 1 minute. Add lemon juice and parsley, then remove from heat. Drizzle garlic mixture over top...
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Zucchini Crust Pizza

Ingredients 2 cups shredded zucchini (1 to 1-1/2 medium), squeezed dry 1/2 cup egg substitute or 2 large eggs, lightly beaten 1/4 cup all-purpose flour 1/4 teaspoon salt 2 cups shredded part-skim mozzarella cheese, divided 1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese, divided 2 small tomatoes, halved, seeded and sliced 1/2 cup chopped onion 1/2 cup julienned green pepper 1 teaspoon dried oregano 1/2 teaspoon dried basil Directions 1. Preheat oven to 450°. In a large bowl, combine first four ingredients; stir in 1/2 cup mozzarella cheese and 1/4 cup Parmesan cheese. Transfer to a 12-in. pizza pan coated generously with cooking spray; spread to an 11-in. circle. 2. Bake until golden brown, 13-16 minutes. Reduce oven setting to 400°. Sprinkle with remaining mozzarella...
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Coffee-Braised Pot Roast with Caramelized Onions

Recipe By: Patsy Jamieson “This recipe is reminiscent of a pot roast made with onion-soup mix, but the flavors are true and pure—and nobody misses the excess sodium. (For a slow-cooker variation, see below.)” Ingredients 1 4-pound beef chuck roast, (see Ingredient note), trimmed of fat ½ teaspoon salt, or to taste 4 teaspoons extra-virgin olive oil, divided Freshly ground pepper, to taste 4 cloves garlic, minced 1 teaspoon dried thyme ¾ cup strong brewed coffee 2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar 2 tablespoons cornstarch mixed with 2 tablespoons water 2 large onions, halved and thinly sliced (4 cups) Directions 1Preheat oven to 300°F. 2Season beef with salt and pepper. Heat 2 teaspoons oil in a Dutch oven or soup pot over medium-high...
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Black Bean Croquettes with Fresh Salsa

From: EatingWell Magazine, January/February 2008   Ingredients 2 15-ounce cans black beans, rinsed 1 teaspoon ground cumin 1 cup frozen corn kernels, thawed ¼ cup plus ⅓ cup plain dry breadcrumbs, divided 2 cups finely chopped tomatoes 2 scallions, sliced ¼ cup chopped fresh cilantro 1 teaspoon chili powder, hot if desired, divided ¼ teaspoon salt 1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil 1 avocado, diced   Directions 1Preheat oven to 425°F. Coat a baking sheet with cooking spray. 2Mash black beans and cumin with a fork in a large bowl until no whole beans remain. Stir in corn and ¼ cup breadcrumbs. Combine tomatoes, scallions, cilantro, ½ teaspoon chili powder and salt in a medium bowl. Stir 1 cup of the tomato...
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Black Bean Quesadillas

Ingredients 1 15-ounce can black beans, rinsed ½ cup shredded Monterey Jack cheese, preferably pepper Jack ½ cup prepared fresh salsa (see Tip), divided 4 8-inch whole-wheat tortillas 2 teaspoons canola oil, divided 1 ripe avocado, diced Directions 1Combine beans, cheese and ¼ cup salsa in a medium bowl. Place tortillas on a work surface. Spread ½ cup filling on half of each tortilla. Fold tortillas in half, pressing gently to flatten. 2Heat 1 teaspoon oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium heat. Add 2 quesadillas and cook, turning once, until golden on both sides, 2 to 4 minutes total. Transfer to a cutting board and tent with foil to keep warm. Repeat with the remaining 1 teaspoon oil...
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