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Southwestern Pot Roast

This spicy, fork-tender pot roast uses a lean bottom round roast. The dish will serve a crowd, so it is perfect for gatherings. You can also save the leftovers to make delicious sandwiches. Serves 16 Ingredients: 2 medium onions cut ¼ inch thick 1 tbs. chili powder 1 ½ tsp. ground cumin 1 tsp. sugar [...]

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Jamaican Jerk Chicken

Ingredients: ½ tsp. cinnamon ½ tsp. allspice ¼ tsp. ginger ¼ tsp. cloves ½ tsp. minced jalapeno chili pepper 4 spring onions 1 tbs. olive oil 4 chicken breasts   Directions: Blend spices, add onions and olive oil. Place in baggie with chicken and coat. Marinate overnight. Grill for 10 minutes. Our Healthy Hints: Leftovers [...]

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Cheesy Meatballs

Ingredients: 1 pound extra lean ground beef ¼ tsp. garlic salt ground red pepper ¼ cup finely chopped onion 1 cup shredded cheddar cheese 1 cup shredded Monterey jack cheese   Directions: Mix ground beef, onions, garlic salt, and red pepper. Form into balls and brown on all sides until no longer pink in the [...]

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Black Bean and Beef Soup

Ingredients: 1 lb. extra lean ground beef 1 medium onion, chopped 1 can black beans, with juice 1 ½ cups water 1 can black bean soup 1 container of salsa ¼ cup chopped green onions ½ grated low-fat cheddar cheese ½ cup low-fat sour cream Directions: Sauté meat and onion in large, heavy saucepan. Stir [...]

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Baked Fish with Black Pepper

Ingredients: 1 lb. fish fillets ½ tsp. salt 1/8 tsp. turmeric ½ tsp. cumin powder ½ tsp. ground black pepper 1 clove chopped garlic 1 tsp. oil 1 ½ tsp. fresh lemon juice Directions: Place fish fillets in a bowl, sprinkle with salt, turmeric, cumin, black pepper, and garlic, tossing to coat well. Cover and [...]

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