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Warm Chorizo & Chickpea Salad

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354 Calories

What you need:

280g pack cooking chorizo, sliced

1 large red onion, finely sliced

2 red peppers, deseeded and cut into strips

400g can chickpeas, drained and rinsed

12 semi-dried tomatoes

1 tbsp red wine vinegar

100g bag rocket, to serve

To see how to make this dish, visit BBC Good Food here.

Hot Layered Hummus

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193 calories per serving

What you need:

Humous

2 15-ounce cans chickpeas, rinsed and drained (or 3 cups cooked chickpeas)

3/4 cup unsweetened non-dairy milk (I used cashew milk)

1/4 cup lemon juice

2 – 3 cloves garlic, peeled

2 tablespoons tahini

1 teaspoon ground cumin

1 teaspoon salt, or to taste

Salad topping

1/2 cucumber peeled, seeded and cut into 1/4-inch cubes

5 small radishes, sliced and cut into 1/4-inch strips

1/2 cup quartered cherry tomatoes

4 kalamata olives, pitted and sliced

1 tablespoon pomegranate vinegar, white balsamic or white wine vinegar

1/2 teaspoon Aleppo pepper (medium spicy) or red pepper flakes (very spicy) or paprika (not spicy)

To see how to make this dish, visit the Fat Free Vegan here.

Blackened Chicken with Beans

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379 Calories

What you’ll need:

4-5 boneless skinless chicken breast halves

2 teaspoons chili powder

¼ teaspoon salt

¼ teaspoon pepper

2 tablespoons olive oil

1 can black beans (15 ounces – drained and rinsed)

1 cup chunky salsa (Mild or hot depending on taste)

1 cup frozen corn

To see how to make this dish, visit Cullys Kitchen here.

Chicken & Brussels Sprouts with Mustard Sauce

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350 Calories

What you need:

2 tablespoons olive oil, divided

4 (6-ounce) skinless, boneless chicken breasts

3/8 teaspoon salt, divided

1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper

3/4 cup fat-free, lower-sodium chicken broth, divided (certified gluten-free if necessary)

1/4 cup unfiltered apple cider

2 tablespoons whole-grain Dijon mustard (certified gluten-free if necessary)

2 tablespoons butter, divided

1 tablespoon chopped fresh flat-leaf parsley

12 ounces Brussels sprouts, trimmed and halved

To see how to make this dish, visit My Fitness Pal here.

Mediterranean Cauliflower Pizza

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200 calories per serving

What you need:

1 medium head cauliflower (about 2 pounds), trimmed and broken into small florets

1 tablespoon plus 1 teaspoon extra-virgin olive oil, divided

1/4 teaspoon salt

2 Meyer lemons or 1 large regular lemon

6 oil-packed sun-dried tomatoes, drained and coarsely chopped

1/3 cup green or black olives, pitted and sliced

1 large egg, lightly beaten

1 cup shredded part-skim mozzarella cheese

1/2 teaspoon dried oregano

Freshly ground pepper to taste

1/4 cup slivered fresh basil

To see how to make this dish, visit eatingwell.com here.

[1]: http://www.bbcgoodfood.com/recipes/warm-chorizo-chickpea-salad
[2]: http://blog.fatfreevegan.com/2015/03/hot-layered-hummus.html
[3]: http://cullyskitchen.com/blackened-chicken-with-beans-recipe/
[4]: https://blog.myfitnesspal.com/chicken-brussels-sprouts-with-mustard-sauce/
[5]: http://www.eatingwell.com/recipes/mediterranean_cauliflower_pizza.html

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