Appetizers

Vegan Butternut Squash with Quinoa and Black Bean Chili

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A very healthy butternut squash cooked with onions, garlic, tomatoes and quinoa and finished with a tasty black bean chili.

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1 small butternut squash, peeled and diced (2 pounds or less)
1 medium red onion, diced
1 red bell pepper, diced
1 jalapeño pepper, diced
4 cloves of garlic, diced
2 T olive oil
½ cup quinoa (uncooked)
1 (14 oz) can diced tomatoes, including liquid
2 (14 oz) cans black beans, drained and rinsed
2 ½ cups low sodium vegetable broth
1 T chili powder
1 T ground cumin
¼ tsp cacao powder (or cocoa powder)
¼ tsp cinnamon
Freshly ground sea salt and pepper
1 avocado, diced (to garnish)
Handful of diced cilantro (to garnish)
In a large dutch oven or sauce pot, heat 2 T olive oil over medium heat. Add in butternut squash, onion, bell pepper, chili, and garlic and sauté for 10 minutes, stirring every now and then, until onions...
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Nutritions

Calories
926

Sodium
5470mg
227% DV

Fat
15g
23% DV

Protein
50g
101% DV

Carbs
151g
51% DV

Fiber
36g
146% DV

This crispy Oven Fried Chicken recipe is coated with Ranch dressing and dredged in a flavorful blend of Corn Flakes, bread crumbs and zesty seasoning. Use chicken breast, thighs or drumsticks for an oven baked dinner that tastes like it's deep-fried! The easy oven fried chicken is delicious alongside mashed potatoes, mac and cheese, or Southern-style green beans.

1 c Ranch salad dressing
1 c dry breadcrumbs
1 c Corn Flakes cereal crumbs
2 t sugar
2 t paprika
2 t onion powder
2 t garlic powder
2 t kosher salt
1/4 c canola oil
3-4 lbs. bone-in chicken pieces ( skin removed )
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  • Preheat oven to 400° F. Place a rack on top of a large rimmed baking sheet that has been lined with aluminum foil. Spray rack with cooking spray and set aside.
  • Pour salad dressing into a...
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Nutritions

Calories
1160

Sodium
2401mg
100% DV

Fat
45g
70% DV

Protein
82g
165% DV

Carbs
107g
36% DV

Fiber
10g
40% DV