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Kid-approved meals moms will love to make!

Broiled Chicken Wings

Who would've thought chicken wings could be a part of a healthy dinner? By opting against breaded and fried versions, and broiling them instead, this dinner option becomes healthier, quick and easy! A fun dinner solution, especially helpful on busy nights. Paired with some gorgeous greens and a salad, this chicken wing dinner has been given one serious nutritional makeover!

 

Broiled Chicken Wings

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Golden Zucchini Chip

These are chips...redefined! Using turmeric, a powerful anti-inflammatory spice, these chips are nutritious, delicious and a great way to get a salty fix for all us salt cravers. They make a perfect healthy side for dinner, or a guilt-free snack to much on during movie night!

     

Golden Zucchini Chips

  • 1 medium yellow zucchini, sliced very thin (about 25 slices)
  • 1 tbsp extra-virgin...

Black Bean and Sweet Potato Burgers

Eat your rainbows - Sweet potato and black bean burgers for dinner tonight! These veggie burgers were an easy and healthy mix of black beans, sweet potato, quinoa, corn, fresh herbs and spices.

       

Black Bean and Sweet Potato Burgers

In a bowl mix:
  • 1 medium cooked sweet potato
  • 3/4 c cooked quinoa
  • 1 cup cooked black beans
  • 1/2 c cooked corn niblets
  • 1 egg
  • A large handful of fresh parsley or cilantro
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Oat ‘Breadcrumb’ Coating

Here's a way to give yourself a break from wheat, gluten and breadcrumbs - oats!  Use oats in place of breadcrumbs and you'll get the same crispy goodness but with added nutrients such as protein, iron and magnesium. Using gluten-free oats ensures a gluten-free coating. No one in this household noticed that a healthy upgrade had been made. This is definitely a dinner winner!

 

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