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Spinach, Blueberry, Turkey Bacon Salad

This is a great full meal salad for any time of the year. The sweetness of the blueberries is a nice counterpoint to the turkey bacon and the hard-boiled eggs add a lot of richness as well as more protein. Any luncheon is complete with this and a glass pf sparkling water, but on a hot summer day it makes a refreshing dinner.

Chicken Cacciatore with Edamame Noodles

This is a quick and easy recipe that is much lower in fat than traditional Chicken Cacciatore, but every bit as delicious. Our alternative to the traditional method of simmering whole chicken parts in sauce for an hour is to have precooked roasted boneless, skinless chicken that is merely warmed up in the sauce.

Apricots

Although dried apricots are a fun and convenient snack, you may be wondering if their sugar content is too high to be considered a healthy snack. But apricots provide several nutrients and health benefits whether eaten fresh or dried.

Broccoli

Broccoli is a cruciferous vegetable that belongs to the Brassica genus of plants. It’s a type of flower and has a thick, central stalk with grayish-green leaves and green florets (there are some purple varieties). It is versatile and easy to find in most grocery stores.

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