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Lemon and Parmesan Whole Wheat Couscous

Hi everyone!! I hope you’ve had a nice week! Mine has been busy, but great! Chris and I have been avid runners this week, which has really amped up my daily energy level – something I could get used to!

I have a super easy, quick, and delicious side recipe for you today!

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Sinless Spaghetti Squash and “Creamy” Marinara Sauce

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Hi guys! I have a new recipe for you today! This past year I found myself sticking to some of my old favorites like broiled pork chops, blackened tilapia, roasted veggies, turkey burgers, and crock pot pulled chicken and pork. I did find some new favorites though and this recipe is one of them!

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Lightened Up Chicken Parmesan

I have a tendency to walk into the kitchen with an idea for a meal, look in my refrigerator and pantry and then just go with the flow. That’s exactly what happened with this Lightened Up Chicken Parmesan recipe. I originally thought I’d just grill the chicken, but then I saw that I had some bread which was nearing the end of its life, so I decided to try my hand at homemade Italian bread crumbs. I was also planning on serving this with a very small portion of pasta, only one cup for two servings, but my lovely (hungry) boyfriend quickly informed me that was definitely not enough pasta. So instead of a side salad we tripled the amount of pasta. Healthy.The best part about this meal is that you can prepare the chicken and sauce all in the same skillet, making for an easier clean-up. This is a very simple week night meal and is ready in 30-45 minutes!

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