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Beyond Soup: 10 Warm and Healthy Dinner Recipes

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Beyond Soup: 10 Warm and Healthy Dinner Recipes

When the temperature drops, the search for comfort food is on. The good news is that your dinner can still be delicious, hearty, and filling without the added fat and extra calories.We searched high and low for recipes that you can make in a pan or in your oven, to warm you from head to toe.

Baked Chicken with Spinach, Pears, and Blue Cheese

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Baked Chicken with Spinach, Pears, and Blue Cheese

If you’re looking for ways to eat more leafy greens, this sweet and salty chicken dish is your new go-to recipe. And, with just a handful of ingredients, this easy-to-make recipe is perfect for those busy weeknights when you’re tempted to order take-out.

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Chicken Kabobs

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Chicken Kabobs

It may be too cold to step outside for the grill, but you can make roasted vegetables in the oven or use a grilling pan on the stove. Serve with a side of warm brown rice or quinoa for the full effect.

For the Chicken Kabobs recipe, click here.

Fish Tacos with Chobani-Mango Salsa

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Fish Tacos with Chobani-Mango Salsa

A warm, toasted tortilla filled with grilled fish and salsa is the perfect way to warm up on a chilly night. Chobani yogurt, or any Greek yogurt you can find, adds creaminess and a subtle sweet flavor to offset the tang of the mango salsa, creating the perfect topping to your fish tacos. 

For the Fish Tacos with Chobani-Mango Salsa recipe, click here.

Gluten-Free Zucchini Lasagna

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Gluten-Free Zucchini Lasagna

If you are under the impression that lasagna is only delicious when it is made with noodles, think again. This healthy gluten-free recipe replaces lasagna with thinly sliced zucchini to deliver the same delicious taste with fewer calories.

For the Easy Gluten-Free Vegetable Lasagna recipe, click here.

Garlicky-Kielbasa Spaghetti Squash Recipe

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Garlicky-Kielbasa Spaghetti Squash Recipe

You may be craving comfort food, such as a warm and hearty pasta dish, but this is the perfect alternative. The combination of kielbasa and delicate spaghetti squash gets an extra bite from a hefty serving of garlic in this deliciously healthy recipe.

For the Garlicky-Kielbasa Spaghetti Squash recipe, click here.

Prawn Green Curry

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Prawn Green Curry

If you are looking to branch out from soup but want a similar consistency, try making a curry. This curry incorporates shrimp for a delicious and healthy protein bonus.

Click here for the Prawn Green Curry recipe.

Pumpkin Gratin

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Pumpkin Gratin

Pick up your fresh pumpkin at a local farmers market to create a delicious vegetable gratin. Baking the pumpkin in the oven with the Parmigiano-Reggiano cheese and hazelnuts forms a savory and sweet crust.

For the Pumpkin Gratin recipe, click here.

Pumpkin Risotto

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Pumpkin Risotto

Clean up your risotto by using brown rice instead of white rice. Brown rice is a complex carbohydrate and whole-grain, which contains proteins, thiamine, calcium, magnesium, fiber, and potassium. Your body will thank you for keeping your sugar and energy levels steady.

For the Pumpkin Risotto recipe, click here.

Turkey Pot Pie

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Turkey Pot Pie

Fresh vegetables and lean turkey are perfect in this healthy dinner staple. Swap out regular potatoes with sweet potatoes for an added bonus.

For the Turkey Pot Pie recipe, click here.

Vegetarian Chili

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Vegetarian Chili

Whether you use the slow-cooker or make this meal ahead of time, you will not be disappointed. This clean and meatless chili can be eaten the next day as is, or you can put the leftovers in a whole-wheat wrap.

For the Vegetarian Chili recipe, click here.

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