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Bulgur Jambalaya

I like making this dish because it allows me to stay on track for my weight loss without giving up foods I love. Prep/Total Time: 30 min. 4 servings Prep/Total Time: 30 min. 4 servings 8 ounces boneless skinless chicken breasts, cut into 3/4-inch pieces 1 teaspoon Cajun seasoning 2 …

Italian Sausage Orzo

Prep: 15 min. Cook: 25 min. 6 servings 8 cups water 3 teaspoons reduced-sodium chicken bouillon granules 1-1/2 cups uncooked whole wheat orzo pasta (about 8 ounces) 1 package (19-1/2 ounces) Italian turkey sausage links, casings removed 1/2 cup chopped sweet onion 2 garlic cloves, minced 3 plum tomatoes, chopped …

Sausage-Topped White Pizza

I love cooking, and I learned from Nana and Mom. Pizza is easily one of my favorite dishes to prepare. I switched up this recipe to make it my own. —Tracy Brown, River Edge, New Jersey Prep/Total Time: 30 min. 6 servings Prep/Total Time: 30 min. 6 servings 2 hot …

Black Forest Ice Cream Pie

Few things satisfy the sweet tooth like a slice of luscious pie. Desserts should not take a backseat to nutritious eating. This frozen dessert is a perfect example of how light ingredients can reduce the fat and calories without cutting back on taste.—Beth Ask, Ulster, Pennsylvania Prep: 20 min. + …

Twice-Baked Acorn Squash

Prep: 1 hour 20 min. Bake: 25 min. 4 servings 2 medium acorn squash (1-1/2 pounds each) 1 package (10 ounces) frozen chopped spinach, thawed and squeezed dry 2 bacon strips, cooked and crumbled 10 tablespoons shredded Parmesan cheese, divided 2 tablespoons thinly sliced green onion 1 tablespoon butter, softened …

Roasted Brussels Sprouts

These mini cabbages are surprisingly big on flavor. Although the brussels sprouts are very simply seasoned, roasting them caramelizes their natural sugars, giving them a subtle sweetness. —Tina Mirilovich,Johnstown, Pennsylvania Prep: 25 min. Bake: 15 min. 6 servings Prep: 25 min. Bake: 15 min. 6 servings 2 pounds fresh or …