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Pan-fried Salmon with Sun-dried Tomato Couscous

Makes 4 servings Missy and Weight Watchers 8pts/serving 3/4 cup sun-dried tomatoes, without oil 1-1/4 cups uncooked couscous 1/8 teaspoon garlic salt 1 teaspoon balsamic vinegar 1 teaspoon olive oil 1 pound salmon, rinsed, patted dry 1/8 teaspoon salt, or … Continue reading

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Chicken, Penne, and Green Vegetable

Serves 4 2 boneless, skinless chicken breast halves, cut into 2-1/2 in. strips 2 teaspoons poultry seasoning 1 pound penne pasta 1 pound asparagus spears (or sugar snap peas, green beans, wax beans, snow peas, or broccoli) 2 mediums tomatoes, … Continue reading

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Grilled Balsamic Basil Chicken Salad

Makes 4 servings We served the chicken over romaine lettuce with Caesar dressing, tomatoes, kalamata olives, and Parmesan cheese. 4 chicken breasts 1 cup balsamic vinegar 1/4 cup fresh basil, chopped 4 cloves garlic 1 tablespoon olive oil 6 cups … Continue reading

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Grilled Balsamic Basil Chicken Salad

Makes 4 servings We served the chicken over romaine lettuce with Caesar dressing, tomatoes, kalamata olives, and parmesan cheese. 3 WW pts/serving 4 chicken breasts 1 cup balsamic vinegar 1/4 cup fresh basil, chopped 4 clovess garlic 1 tablespoon olive … Continue reading

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Minestrone Soup

This recipe is from my mom. ┬áKen’s aunt makes something similar. 2 tablespoons olive oil 1 cup onions, chopped 1 cup carrots, sliced 3 cloves garlic, minced 4 14 1/2-ounce cans low-sodium vegetable broth 1-1/2 cups water 3/4 cup small … Continue reading

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Gnocchi with shrimp, asparagus, and pesto

Recipe adapted from here. 2 quarts plus 1 tablespoon water, divided 1 (16-ounce) package vacuum-packed gnocchi (found at Aldi) 4 cups (1-inch) slices asparagus (about 1 pound) 1 pound large shrimp Pesto (or just use pre-made) 1 cup basil leaves … Continue reading

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