Back to School Dinner Solutions

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Back to School usually means busy nights start up again. Don’t let those additional responsibilities discourage you from getting a great meal on the table.

These dinners not only cook in under 30 minutes but travel well. Take them on a picnic or as dinner in the car to the next sporting event.

  • BBQ Chip Chicken Tenders
  • Central Park Garlic Chicken
  • Carne Asada Steak Tacos

These dinners work great in the crockpot.

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Turkey and Red Grape Salad

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Recipes | May 25, 2012 | By

Turkey and Red Grape Salad
Serves 6
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Combine the following in a large mixing bowl
  1. 4 cups cooked turkey, cut in 1 inch cubes
  2. 1 cup chopped celery
  3. 2 cups red grapes, halved
  4. 1 cup slivered almonds
  5. 1 cup Swiss cheese, cut in 1 inch cubes
  6. Dressing
  7. ¼ cup non fat sour cream
  8. ¼ cup lite mayonnaise
  9. 2 Tbsp rice vinegar
  10. 2 Tbsp sugar
  11. 1 tsp kosher salt
  12. ½ tsp pepper
  13. ¼ cup finely chopped parsley (optional)
Instructions
  1. Whisk together dressing ingredients in a small bowl, pour over turkey mixture and toss to coat.
  2. Refrigerate.
  3. Best served chilled over a bed of red leaf lettuce.
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Turkey, Apple, Brie Sandwiches

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Recipes | May 21, 2012 | By

Turkey, Green Apple and Brie Grilled Sandwiches with Honey Dijon spread
Serves 6
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Combine
  1. ¼ cup Dijon mustard
  2. ¼ cup honey
Set aside
  1. 12 slices Sourdough bread
  2. 2 large Granny Smith Apples
  3. 12 slices of roasted turkey
  4. 12 oz Brie Cheese
Instructions
  1. Open 6 slices of sourdough bread, spread with the honey mustard spread (or save to serve on the side of the sandwiches)
Top each slice with
  1. 2 slices of turkey
  2. 2 slices of green apple, peel on, core removed
  3. 2 ½ inch slices of Brie cheese, about 2 oz total on each
  4. Top with slice of bread and place on a griddle sprayed with non stick cooking spray.
  5. Grill 4 – 5min on med high and turn sandwich, grill to golden 2 – 4 more min.
  6. Set rest 5 min before cutting.
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