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Devilish Eyeball DelicacyMakes 3 servings WHAT'S IN IT? 3 large, hardboiled eggs, chilled2 tablespoons light mayonnaise6 small green olives with pimentosKetchup (if you like!) STUFF YOU NEED Cutting boardCutting knifeLunch-size plateSmall bowlForkMeasuring spoonsSmall spoonHOW TO PUT IT TOGETHER 1...
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Romaine Wrap-n-RollsMakes 2 servings WHAT'S IN IT? 2 tablespoons light mayonnaise1/8 teaspoon freshly ground black pepperPinch of dried tarragon leaves (if you like!)4 large romaine lettuce leaves, tough part of each stem pinched off4 (1-ounce*) slices or 8 (1/2-ounce) slices roasted turkey breast...
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Scrumptious Cinnamon ToastMakes 2 servings WHAT'S IN IT? 2 slices whole wheat bread2 teaspoons butter or margarine1 tablespoon granulated sugar1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon STUFF YOU NEED ToasterMeasuring spoonsButter knife/spreaderSmall cup or bowlSmall spoon HOW TO PUT IT TOGETHER    1. Toast...
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Confetti Egg ScrambleMakes 4 servings WHAT'S IN IT? 1/2 large red or green bell pepper1/2 small onion4 large eggs1/4 cup (2 fluid ounces) fat-free milk1/4 teaspoon salt STUFF YOU NEED Cutting boardCutting knifeLarge, microwave-safe bowlMicrowave-safe plastic wrapPotholdersLiquid measuring cupMedium...
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Snacking keeps away the mid-morning munchies and the afternoon tummy-grumbles. Try some of these Smart Snacks today! Chocolate-Dipped Banana PopsYou'll go ape over this banana snack! The banana truly tastes like ice cream! ChocoMint ShakeHave you ever worn a chocolate-mint milkshake mustache? Here'...
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The entire family can enjoy cooking – and eating – these meals together!Baked Sea SticksThese yummy treats from under the sea are sure to please! Ahoy, dinner! BBQ Chicken PizzaCombine a couple of kids' favorite foods, kick up the flavor and what do you get? BBQ Chicken Pizza! Yum!Blood & Guts...
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Pleasing PeasMakes 4 servings WHAT'S IN IT? 1 (10-ounce) package frozen petite peas2 teaspoons butter or margarine1/2 teaspoon sugar2 tablespoons finely chopped fresh mint leaves (or 1 teaspoon dried mint), or to taste1/4 teaspoon salt, or to taste STUFF YOU NEED Large, microwave-safe...
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BroccoSaladMakes 6 servings WHAT'S IN IT? 6 cups chopped, fresh broccoli flowerets (bite-size pieces)1/2 small red onion3/4 cup (3 ounces) shredded sharp cheddar cheese1/2 cup dry-roasted peanuts1/4 cup dried currants (or raisins)1/4 cup real bacon pieces (50% less fat) Dressing:3 tablespoons...
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Singapore "Silly String" Chicken SaladMakes 4 servings WHAT'S IN IT? 1/2 of a 1-pound box angel hair pasta (8 ounces)1/2 cup Japanese-style sesame soy salad dressing*1 (10-ounce) package carved, roasted chicken breast meat (or 2 cups leftover shredded or diced chicken breast pieces), cold—not hot1...
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Garbage Pasta SaladMakes 8 servings WHAT'S IN IT? 1/2 (16-ounce) box rotini or radiatore pasta6 ounces turkey salami, lean beef salami or baked ham, cubed or cut into strips6 ounces part-skim mozzarella or provolone cheese, cubed1 small zucchini, halved lengthwise, thinly sliced1 cup pea pods1 cup...
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French Toast with Tropical Fruit SalsaMakes 4 servingsWHAT'S IN IT? French Toast4 large eggs2 tablespoons sugar1 1/2 cups fat-free milk1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract4 slices whole wheat bread Tropical Fruit Salsa1 medium banana, halved1 medium peach, unpeeled, quartered, pit removed1/8 teaspoon...
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Applesaucy OatmealMakes 2 servings WHAT'S IN IT? 1 2/3 cup of waterPinch of salt1 cup quick oats1/2 cup sweetened dried cranberries or raisins1/2 cup cinnamon applesauce2 packed teaspoons light brown sugar STUFF YOU NEED Liquid and dry measuring cupsLarge, microwave-safe bowlLarge...
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Every great meal needs a Super Side (or two). Add an awesome recipe to your dinner menu tonight! Bean Salad CiaoHello—and goodbye! Italians use the word "ciao" to mean both. This double meaning word is pronounced "chow." And you'll certainly enjoy chewing this chow!BroccoSaladTantalize your taste...
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Rockin' Red Potato SaladMakes 4 servings WHAT'S IN IT? 1 pound boiled, small red potatoes with skin, chilled*1 green onion (use just the green part for this salad!)1/4 cup light ranch dressingSTUFF YOU NEED Cutting boardCutting knifeMedium-size bowlLiquid measuring cupLarge spoonPretty, medium-size...
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Dreamy Creamy Parmesan PolentaMakes 4 servingsWHAT'S IN IT? 1 1/2 cups fat-free milk5 drops hot pepper sauce1/3 cup instant polenta (cornmeal)1/3 cup grated Parmesan cheese1/4 teaspoon salt1 teaspoon butter STUFF YOU NEEDThis is a family recipe. Kids and Parents: you'll need each other to make it!...

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