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8 ways to enjoy Thanksgiving without overeating

Thanksgiving is right around the corner and, as always, there’s a lot to look forward to. Every year, families gather to enjoy each other’s company and delicious food. For most, the day revolves around the main Thanksgiving meal, which often

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Avocado and chickpea “smash”wich

Avocado toast is the recent food craze sweeping Boston (and the nation), but it can be hard to eat, especially for kids. Try our version of avocado toast in sandwich form for a quick, filling, and healthy lunch! A bonus

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Lemony turkey wrap

Wraps are great lunch items for kids because they’re easy to eat and transport. They’re also very easy and fun to make—and they’re a great way to use up leftovers so you don’t waste any food! We like the recipe

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Saucy spaghetti

Spaghetti is a staple in many households. We think it’s because spaghetti is both yummy and easy to make! And plus, spaghetti noodles look like worms and what kid doesn’t like to eat (or pretend to eat) bugs? Total time:

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Tasty Texas taco bowls

For a taste of the South, try these easy and tasty Texas Tacos! The ingredients are all easy to cook and your kids will have a blast assembling them. These tacos are great for picky eaters because they can customize

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Confetti Orzo Salad

Doesn’t the word “confetti” give you a happy kind of parade feeling? Us too. Orzo is a small rice-shaped pasta that’s fun to eat. Get whole-wheat orzo if you can find it, since it’s more flavorful and healthy. HANDS-ON TIME:

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Broccoli and Feta Pasta Salad

Makes: 6 servings Total Time: 30 minutes Ingredients Dressing • 1 clove garlic, minced • 1/4 teaspoon salt • 1/2 cup buttermilk • 1/4 cup low-fat mayonnaise • 3 tablespoons chopped fresh oregano, or 1 tablespoon dried • 1 tablespoon

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Soft Tacos with Southwestern Vegetables

Makes: 4 servings Ingredients 1 tablespoon olive oil 1 medium red onion, chopped (about 1 cup) 1 cup diced yellow summer squash 1 cup diced green zucchini 3 large garlic cloves, minced 4 medium tomatoes, seeded and chopped 1 jalapeno

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Roasted Brussels Sprouts

Ingredients: 1 pound Brussels sprouts, rinsed and trimmed 1 tablespoon canola oil ¼ teaspoon kosher salt ½ teaspoon ground black pepper Directions: You can substitute one 16-ounce package of frozen Brussels sprouts for the fresh Brussels sprouts. Thaw these by placing the

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Roast Chicken with Oranges

Ingredients: 4 chicken thighs trimmed of excess fat 1 red onion, peeled and sliced 2 small oranges: peeled, seeded, and separated into their natural sections 1⁄2 teaspoon salt 1⁄2 teaspoon black pepper 1 lemon: peeled, seeded, and cut into quarters Directions:

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