Kale Salad with Pomegranates

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Kale is one of the heartiest winter greens, boasting high levels of vitamins A, C, and K. Pomegranates are full of antioxidants, making this salad a tangy and sweet success. View recipe here .
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Mixed Bean Salad with Tahini

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This filling, protein-packed bean salad relies on fresh herbs and spices for its incredible flavor. View recipe here .
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Lentil Soup with Wild Hyacinth Bulbs, Garlic, and Mint

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It calls for some unusual ingredients, but this Greek-inspired soup has more going for it than just adventurous eating. View recipe here .
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Creole Vegetable Soup

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Omit the sausage to make this healthy, earthy vegetable soup almost completely fat-free. View recipe here .
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Pasta with Cherry Tomatoes, Zucchini, and Pistachios

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If you cut down slightly on the olive oil, pistachio nuts, and cheese, this dish will still win over health nuts and Italians alike. View recipe here .
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Roasted Broccolini

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A creative alternative to broccoli. The method doesn't call for oil or butter and uses high heat to bring out the greens' earthy flavors. View recipe here .
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Braised Fennel (or Celery) with Olives

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If you can't find fennel, this recipe transforms ordinary celery. The fennel seeds, lemon zest, and olives add flavor to an impressive side or topping for pasta. View recipe here.

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Spiced Winter Squash Puree with Roasted Garlic

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Pureed winter squash is bursting with fiber and makes a great bed for one of the next two main dishes. Use 1 or 2 percent milk instead of the cream and butter to cut fat. View recipe here .
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Fish en Papillote

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Fish fillets are tender when gently steamed in a closed packet. With the simple seasonings of lemon and parsley, this method leaves room for experimentation. Try placing the fish on a bed of quick-cooking vegetables for a more complete meal. View recipe here .
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Orange Ginger Roasted Chicken

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Grandma knows best: roast chicken is still satisfying and resolution-friendly on any dinner table. An abundance of warming spices make this recipe a flavorful choice. (Reward yourself with this version when you've achieved your goals!)
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