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Ancho Chicken Breast with Black Beans, Bell Peppers & Scallions

Ancho Chicken Breast with Black Beans, Bell Peppers & Scallions Recipe
In this healthy chicken recipe, the meat is rubbed with ancho chile powder, a spice made from dried poblano peppers. It adds mild heat and subtle smokiness to the rub on the chicken, but you can use regular chili powder here instead. This recipe makes an extra 1/2 cup of the black bean mash—try it wrapped into a burrito for lunch or as a taco filling.

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Spaghetti Squash with Roasted Tomatoes, Beans & Almond Pesto

Spaghetti Squash with Roasted Tomatoes, Beans & Almond Pesto Recipe
Looking at a tangle of spaghetti squash tricks your brain into thinking you're about to eat a serving of eggy noodles, when in fact, you get a nice calorie and carb savings in this healthy recipe. Giving tomatoes a stint in a hot oven makes them candy-sweet.

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Brussels Sprouts & Pepperoni Pizza

Brussels Sprouts & Pepperoni Pizza Recipe
If you want to spark some joy in your house, give this pizza combo a try. Brussels sprouts, pepperoni, lemon zest and fontina cheese make this healthy pizza recipe anything but boring. Preshredded Brussels will speed up your prep time, but try to get pepperoni sliced fresh from the deli—it has better flavor and texture than the shelf-stable kind.

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Shrimp Pad Thai Salad

Shrimp Pad Thai Salad Recipe
Transform pad thai into a healthy salad by swapping sliced cabbage "noodles" for the rice noodles—and save more than 100 calories. Look for sustainable shrimp certified by an independent agency, such as the Marine Stewardship Council. If you can't find it, wild shrimp from North America is likely to be sustainably caught.

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Easy Vegetarian Chili

Easy Vegetarian Chili Recipe
Canned beans and tomatoes make this quick vegetarian chili recipe ready to go in just 30 minutes. Serve over rice or couscous, or with tortilla chips for added crunch, and add extra toppings as you see fit—sliced scallions, chopped fresh cilantro, diced avocado and sliced jalapeños are all tasty choices.