Healthy and Delicious Casseroles (Slideshow)

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These one-dish creations are healthy and delicious

Quinoa Caprese Casserole

If you’re looking for more ways to eat super-healthy quinoa you should try this delicious casserole from the Better Homes and Gardens Cookbook. Full of fresh summery flavors, it combines tomatoes, mozzarella, and fresh basil to imitate the flavors of a classic Caprese salad. 
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Healthy Mac and Cheese with Butternut Squash

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Our healthy mac and cheese has fewer calories and less fat than the traditional version without sacrificing the trademark cheesy flavor and hearty satisfaction that the childhood classic brings to the dinner table. Using butternut squash purée as a base creates a creamy consistency and a distinct fall flavor. Make it even healthier by substituting whole-wheat pasta.
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Mediterranean Eggplant Casserole

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This vegetable-loaded dish proves that not all casseroles are heavy, creamy, and cheesy. Eggplant is combined with tomatoes, basil, and a bit of cheese for a sweet and delicious dish.
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Butternut Squash, Sage, and Mushroom Casserole

If you want to enjoy the flavors of the holidays without completely blowing your diet this recipe should be part of your holiday menu. It’s loaded with healthy and filling butternut squash and fragrant sage.
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Breakfast Casserole with Broccoli, Ham, and Cheese

This breakfast casserole is packed with broccoli and protein-rich eggs. It makes a great meal any time of day; if you’re serving it for lunch or dinner, add a side salad.
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Sweet Potato and Apple Casserole

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If you love sweet potato casserole but aren’t a fan of the marshmallows, try this rum-spiked, fruit-sweetened version instead. It has apples, orange juice, and cinnamon for an authentic holiday flavor. Make it healthier by reducing the amount of brown sugar in the recipe; the casserole has enough natural sweetness from the apples and orange juice.
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Mexican-Style Lasagna

The great thing about this spicy, spinach and bean-loaded lasagna, courtesy of the One Pot cookbook, is that you can prep and assemble it up to a day in advance; just cover it with foil and refrigerate. When you’re ready to bake it, leave it covered and pop it into the oven, following directions but adding 5 to 10 minutes to the initial baking time.
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Veggie Cassoulet

If you’re looking for a healthy casserole, this is your new go-to. With heart-healthy olive oil, fiber-rich cannellini beans, vegetables, fresh herbs, and whole wheat bread, this casserole is as good for you as it is delicious.
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Artichoke Casserole

Originally from the Mediterranean, artichokes pair nicely with olive oil. This casserole combines both healthy ingredients, for a quick and easy crispy cheese-topped dish. If you’re unsure how to choose artichokes, give them a gentle squeeze and listen to the sound they make. If they make a squeaky sound, they’re fresh.
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