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  • Stuffed Chicken with Wild Rice

    Stuffed Chicken with Wild Rice

    recipe ingredients3 cups nonfat chicken broth (2 cans)1 1/4 cups wild rice1 tablespoon grated orange peel2 cups red pearl onions (about 3/4 in. wide) or coarsely chopped red onions8 boned, skinned chicken breast halves (5 to 7 oz. each)1 package (about 5 oz.) garlic-herb-flavor Boursin or Alouette cheese3/4 cup orange marmaladeAbout 1 teaspoon fresh-ground pepper2 tablespoons minced fresh chives or green onionsSalt recipe directionsIn a 3- to 4-quart pan over high heat, bring broth, rice, and or...

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  • Smoked Salmon Canapes

    Smoked Salmon Canapes

    recipe ingredients1/4 cup finely chopped green onions1/4 tsp. dried whole dill weed1/8 tsp. ground white pepper1/4 cup fat-free cream cheese, softened1 tsp. fat-free milk16 party slices (1 1/2-inch-square) pumpernickel bread, toasted4-oz. package thinly sliced smoked salmonrecipe directionsCombine first five ingredients in a small bowl, mixing well. Spread 1 teaspoon cream cheese mixture over each slice of bread. Top with one-quarter-ounce salmon.

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  • Fruit Compote

    Fruit Compote

    recipe ingredients1/2 cup fresh orange juice3 Tbsp. firmly packed dark brown sugar6 ounces mixed dried fruits3 small oranges, peeled and sectioned1 Tbsp. finely chopped crystallized ginger1/4 tsp. grated lemon zest1/4 tsp. vanilla extract recipe directionsCombine juice and brown sugar in a microwavable bowl. Stir in dried fruits. Cover and microwave on high for 4 minutes or until fruit is plump. Stir at least once half way through cooking time. Stir in remaining ingredients and let cool before s...

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  • Bean Tacos

    Bean Tacos

    recipe ingredients1 tsp. olive oil1 cup diced onion1/2 cup diced red bell pepper1/2 cup diced green bell pepper1 Tbsp. chili powder2 tsp. dried oregano1 tsp. ground cumin1 garlic clove - minced1 cup canned chickpeas (garbanzo beans), rinsed and drained1/2 cup canned black beans, rinsed and drained1/2 cup canned pinto beans, rinsed and drained1 (8-ounce) can no salt added tomato sauce12 taco shells3/4 cup shredded iceberg lettuce3/4 cup diced tomato1/2 cup finely shredded reduced-fat sharp Chedda...

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  • Herb Stuffed Tomatoes

    Herb Stuffed Tomatoes

    recipe ingredients15 cherry tomatoes1/2 cup 1% lowfat cottage cheese1 Tbsp. thinly sliced green onion1 tsp. chopped fresh chervil or 1/4 tsp. dried chervil1/2 tsp. chopped fresh dill or 1/8 tsp. dried dillweed1/8 tsp. lemon pepperrecipe directionsCut thin slice off bottom of each tomato. Scoop out pulp with small spoon, discarding pulp. Invert tomatoes on paper towels to drain. Combine remaining ingredients in small bowl; stuff tomatoes with mixture. Serve at once or cover and refrigerate up to ...

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  • Sole Capri

    Sole Capri

    recipe ingredients1 cup clam juice1/4 cup dry white wine2/3 cup slivered fresh basil2/3 cup sun-dried tomatoes in oil, slicedSalt and pepper, to taste4 Alaska Sole fillets (4 to 6 oz. each), fresh, thawed, or frozen1 Tablespoon butter1 Tablespoon olive, canola, peanut or grapeseed oilLemon wedges, if desiredrecipe directionsBring clam juice and wine to a boil in a large nonstick pan; stir in basil and tomatoes. Cook down slightly. Season with salt and pepper; remove and keep warm.Rinse any ice g...

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  • Low Fat Hummus

    Low Fat Hummus

    recipe ingredients2 1/2 cups or 2 cans chickpeas (garbanzo)2 Tbs. low-sodium broth1 Tbs. lemon juice1/4 tsp. garlic powder1/2 tsp. dry parsley1 tsp. sesame oil1/4 cup fat-free mayonnaiserecipe directionsPut all ingredients in food processor and blend until as smooth as possible. Use a pulse mode if available or frequently stop and scrape down the sides. This may be done with potato masher or fork but is a long, difficult process. Chill until serving time.

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  • Stuffed Jalapeno Peppers

    Stuffed Jalapeno Peppers

    recipe ingredients3/4 cup fine, dry bread crumbs1 Tbsp paprika40 each whole pickled jalapeno peppers (about 3 jars)1 (8-ounce ) pkg. reduced fat cream cheese, softened1/2 cup low fat cheddar cheese, grated1/2 cup egg substitute recipe directionsCombine bread crumbs and paprika in a small bowl, set aside. Split peppers down one side. Carefully remove seeds and pulp. Combine cheeses. Stuff each pepper with 1 Tbsp cheese mixture. Dip in egg substitute, and roll in bread crumb mixture. Arrange on a ...

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  • Shrimp Bruschetta

    Shrimp Bruschetta

    recipe ingredients6 oz. (about 1 cup) diced, cooked shrimp1 cup shredded fat-free. mozzarella cheese3/4 cup chopped plum tomatoes (about 2 1/2 medium)3/4 cup chopped fresh spinach1/4 cup chopped scallions1 tsp. crushed fresh garlic1 tsp. dried oregano1 long, thin loaf French breadrecipe directionsCombine all ingredients except bread in a medium bowl. Mix well and set aside. Slice bread into 24 1-inch slices. Arrange slices on a baking sheet and bake at 300 degrees F for 12-15 minutes or until cr...

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  • Tropical Passion Smoothie

    Tropical Passion Smoothie

    recipe ingredients1 papaya1 peach2 passionfruit150ml (5fl oz) freshly squeezed orange juice recipe directionsPeel the papaya and remove the seeds, put the flesh into a blender. Wash the peach, halve, remove the stone and chop the flesh, then add. Halve the passionfruit and scoop the seeds straight into the blender with the orange juice. Blend. Serve poured over ice with the remaining passionfruit on top.

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