Beverage

Patriotic Infused Water

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How about this patriotic fruit infused water... What could be better? Instead of serving soda, or other nutrient-lacking drinks at your Independence Day party, how about a cooler of this! If you use a clear cooler, so that you can see the fruit, you also add some patriotic "decoration" to your table! But seriously, it's July and it is hot outside, so we all need a little extra water any way. This is a great way to help you re-hydrate!

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1 cup strawberries
1 cup blueberries
1 small cucumber
4 cups cold water
Ice
Wash the strawberries, blueberries and cucumber. Cut the strawberries into quarters and put them in a pitcher, with the blueberries. Lightly bruise the fruit with a wooden spoon. Peel the cucumber. Cut the...
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Nutritions

Calories
39

Sodium
6mg
0% DV

Fat
7g
11% DV

Protein
3g
6% DV

Carbs
11g
3% DV

Fiber
4g
16% DV

Just like your favorite decadent spinach and artichoke dip, this cheesy Spinach Artichoke Chicken Casserole is rich, creamy, and full of garlicky flavor! With three different types of cheese, pasta, chicken, artichoke hearts, fresh spinach, Alfredo sauce, and a buttery Parmesan breadcrumb topping, this dish is an easy dinner that tastes like a special restaurant meal. Serve the casserole with a simple green salad and a side of garlic bread for the ultimate family supper!

4 oz dry penne pasta
15 oz jar Alfredo sauce
8 oz cream cheese
2 t minced garlic
2 T red wine vinegar
1 t grated lemon zest ( plus 1 T lemon juice )
1/4 t ground black pepper
2 c cooked shredded chicken
2 cans quartered artichoke hearts ( 14 ounces each )
2 c fresh baby spinach
1/2 c shredded mozzarella cheese
1/3 c Italian seasoned panko breadcrumbs
1 ounce grated Parmesan cheese
1 T salted butter
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  • Preheat oven to 400°F. Grease a 2-quart baking dish (such as 11 x 7-inch or deep 8-inch or 9-inch square); set aside.
  • Cook the pasta in a large pot of salted boiling water, according to...
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Nutritions

Calories
807

Sodium
843mg
35% DV

Fat
44g
67% DV

Protein
53g
107% DV

Carbs
43g
14% DV

Fiber
17g
70% DV