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Spaghetti and Meatballs
This is an old standby, and one of my boys' favorites. I've recently started reducing the amount of ground turkey and adding some shredded carrot and/or zucchini. This week I used both. Nobody has noticed.
Black Bean Quesadillas, chips/guacamole
This is my "what to make when I don't know what to make" dinner. Veggie and healthy and easy. Awesome. Plus avocados were on sale, so I've been making lots of homemade guacamole lately.
Roasted Chicken with Potatoes/Onions/Mushrooms, Green Beans
Another cold-weather standby. Makes the house smell so good. My usual routine is to rub under the skin with seasoned butter (oregano, garlic, salt), and stuff with a quartered lemon.
Broiled Sweet-and-Spicy Salmon with Pineapple, Steamed Rice
*Recipe from Everyday Food, but not online yet - it's essentially maple syrup/cayenne pepper mix glazed over salmon and pineapple slices, broiled for 12-15 mins. They suggested mixing some cilantro into the rice too, which sounds delish.
This is a great one for the kids. Not a green in sight, and yet it's still a very healthy meal. My big boy does really well with all seafood. My little guy is not yet a fan, but I keep trying.
I've tried a lot of pasta primavera recipes, but I always go back to this one. It's my favorite. The boys picked through the veggies this time - the big one ate the asparagus and peppers, the little one ate the peas and tomatoes. I ate it all!