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Heart-Healthy Super Suppers

Need a healthy dinner that satisfies the entire family? Try one of these delicious recipes.

Barley-Stuffed Peppers

Barley-Stuffed Peppers These stuffed peppers use barley filling instead of Mom's old-fashioned hamburger stuffing, but they're just as comforting. For an eye-catching presentation, use two different colors of sweet peppers.

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Vegetable Primavera Casserole Not your mother's potluck recipe: This mac 'n' cheesy update boasts veggies and a slimmed-down cream sauce.

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Penne with Fennel Fresh fennel has a light licorice flavor, which mellows with cooking. When trimming the fennel bulbs, save some of the feathery leaves for garnish.

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Warm Fajita Salad Using minimal cooking oil to stir-fry the meat and vegetables makes this easy meal-in-a-bowl healthful.

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Mom's Meat Loaf We sneaked in extra-lean ground beef, fat-free milk, and a few extra veggies to Mom's old-fashioned recipe to reduce the fat and calories.

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Pineapple-Teriyaki Beef Japanese teriyaki sauce is a natural partner for sweet Hawaiian pineapple. Use the leftover marinade to sauce the meat before serving.

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Wasabi-Glazed Whitefish with Vegetable Slaw Though its presence in this recipe is subtle, fans of fiery wasabi -- the bright-green Japanese horseradish condiment -- will notice its head-clearing heat. Wasabi is found in powdered or paste form in Japanese markets or in larger supermarkets.

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Salmon-in-a-Snap Salmon stirs up excitement for its high scores in protein and heart-saving omega-3 fatty acids. The flavorful fish becomes a star player when teamed with crunchy broccoli and fluffy couscous in a super 20-minute meal.

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Fish Fillets with Baby Spinach, Red Pepper, and Onion Wedges Sweet and spicy at the same time, this is a dish to win over those who think they don't like fish.

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Cool-as-a-Cucumber Chicken Salad Arrange chicken, melon, cucumber, and zucchini on greens and drizzle with refreshing lime and mint dressing.

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Maple-Glazed Chicken and Vegetables Add a little butter to maple syrup and -- presto -- you've created a terrific glaze for your oven dinner.

Chicken with Cranberry Sauce Top fried boneless chicken breast with cranberry, honey, and ginger sauce. Another time, substitute boneless pork loin chops for the chicken.

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On-The-Fly Stir-Fry A combination of chicken, carrots, broccoli, peanuts, and fresh ginger make up this quick-to-fix stir-fry served over hot cooked noodles.

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Pork with Fennel and Carrots This citrus-mustard marinated pork loin is roasted with a colorful combination of fennel and carrots, and then topped with a lovely thickened sauce, made from the reserved marinade.

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Jamaican Pork with Melon Salsa Jamaican jerk seasoning gives grilled pork a delectable spicy-sweet flavor. Look for jerk in the seasoning section of large supermarkets. Another time, make this recipe substituting turkey tenderloins for the pork chops.

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