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Broccoli and Cauliflower Casserole

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  • 1 lb. broccoli florets
  • 1 lb. cauliflower florets
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • ½ cup light mayo
  • 8 oz. fat-free cream of mushroom
  • 8 oz. 2% sharp cheddar cheese
  • 3 tbsp. Parmesan cheese


1. Steam the veggies until crisp-tender, drain well and season with salt and pepper.
2. Put the veggies in a greased shallow 9x13 baking pan.
3. In a medium bowl, mix the mayo and the next 3 ingredients. Spoon this mixture over the veggies and spread as evenly as possible.
4. Sprinkle the parmesan cheese over the top. Bake at 350°F for 20 - 25 minutes or until the topping is golden and bubbly.


Pan-Seared Brussels Sprouts with Cranberries & Pecans

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  • 1 pound Brussels sprouts, stems removed and halved
  • ½ cup dried cranberries
  • ⅓ cup Gorgonzola cheese, crumbled
  • ⅓ cup pecans
  • ½ cup barley
  • 1 tbsp. maple syrup
  • 1 tbsp. balsamic vinegar
  • 2 tsp. olive oil
  • Salt & pepper



1. Prepare barley according to package instructions.
2. Heat Brussels sprouts and olive oil in a skillet over medium heat. Season with salt and pepper. Cook for 7 - 9 minutes.
3. Add balsamic vinegar and maple syrup. Stir to coat and remove from heat.
4. Toss barley, sprouts, cranberries, and pecans in a large bowl. Top with Gorgonzola cheese. Serves 3 - 4.

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