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Apple Pecan Chicken Breasts – pecan crusted chicken breasts and sliced apples in a sherry and cider reductionAvailable as low-fat item
Apricot Mustard Glazed Chicken Breasts – grilled chicken breasts topped with an apricot chutney Available as low-fat item
Balsamic Roasted Chicken with Peppers and Onions – chicken, onions and peppers caramelized in a balsamic glaze Available as low-fat item
Brie-And-Caramelized Onion-Stuffed Chicken Breasts - sautéed chicken breasts filled with meting brie and caramelized onions Available as low-fat item
Chicken Breast En Croute – Chicken breasts flavored with a lemon mustard butter baked in golden puff pastry

Chicken with 40 Cloves of Garlic – chicken with enough garlic to keep vampires away, but cooked gently to bring out the flavor without scaring away loved ones Available as low-fat item
Coq au Vin Blanc – the traditional French stew with the twist of white wine rich with mushrooms, potatoes and vegetables Available as low-fat item
Roast Chicken And Root Vegetables With Mustard-Rosemary Sauce – a hearty combination of winter vegetables and chicken pieces roasted with a tangy glaze Available as low-fat item
Filipino Grilled Chicken - grilled breasts tenderized by a soy and pineapple marinadeAvailable as low-fat item
Moroccan Turkey Breast with Cranberry Couscous – spice-rubbed turkey breast with orange infused cranberry couscous Available as low-fat item

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Beef Sirloin with Marsala Mushroom Gravy – grilled sirloin steak topped with mushrooms braised in Marsala wine and rosemary Available as low-fat item
London Broil with Smoky Onions and Red Wine – Pan-seared London Broil topped with smoky red onions in a red wine glaze
Stuffed Flank Steak – choose from: caramelized onions and gorgonzola; spinach and feta; or goat cheese and herbs
Beef Stroganoff – Tender beef strips and mushrooms, in a sour cream sauce over noodles Mahogany Beef Stew – Slow cooked until tender with carrots, onions and potatoes in a rich red wine and hoisin sauce
Beef Carbonnade – chunks of sirloin and caramelized onions braised in beer until absolutely succulent
Pot Roast – traditional Yankee pot roast full of carrots, onions, potatoes and mushroomsAvailable as low-fat item
Pepper Steak – sirloin slices sautéed with onions, peppers and tomatoesAvailable as low-fat item

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Apricot Pork Medallions – tenderloin slices glazed with apricot jam and tangy mustards Available as low-fat item
BBQ Pork Southern Style – slow cooked pork shoulder in a tangy sauce over cornbread
Callaloo – Smothered pork chops, greens and okra over cornmeal polenta
Dilled Pork Stroganoff – tender pork slices and mushrooms in a creamy dill sauce over egg noodles Available as low-fat item
Pecan-Crusted Pork With Red Onion Marmalade And Roasted Sweet PotatoesAvailable as low-fat item
BBQ Baby Back Ribs with plenty of tangy barbecue sauce
Pork Roast with Braised Vegetables – artichokes, shallots, tomatoes and new potatoes roasted together with this pork loin
Stuffed Pork Loin - Filled with Spinach, Raisin, Pine Nut, and Garlic. The bright spinach spirals through the slices of tender roast Available as low-fat item
Ham Steaks with Apple Chutney – traditional glazed ham steaks with a chunky apple chutney
Rosemary and Mustard Glazed Tenderloin with Sautéed Apples - Caramelized apples accent the tangy slices of pork tenderloin Available as low-fat item

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Classic Chicken and Dumplings
Chicken Pot Pie with Fresh Vegetables
Back Porch Chicken – baked chicken with lots and lemon and garlic Available as low-fat item
Baked Macaroni and Cheese – three cheeses and no resemblance to the blue box
Meatloaf Magic with Garlic Mashed Potatoes Available as low-fat item
Roast Turkey Breast with all the trimmings Available as low-fat item
Oven Fried Chicken with creamy mashed potatoes Available as low-fat item
Turkey Tetrazzini – turkey, red peppers, peas and pasta in a rich béchamel sauce

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Asian

Steak Korean Style – sirloin steak marinated in lots of garlic and soy sauce Available as low-fat item
Chicken Yakisoba – Chicken broth with soba noodles, Oriental vegetables and succulent chicken pieces Available as low-fat item
Braised Teriyaki Chicken Thighs – caramelized glaze of soy and pineappleAvailable as low-fat item
Hoisin Chicken Stir Fry – chicken and vegetables flavored with Hoisin sauce over rice Available as low-fat item
Caramelized Pork over Lettuce – glazed loin pieces over a with basil and cilantro salad
Broccoli Steak Kew - steamed broccoli and sliced steak in a rich sauce Available as low-fat item
Kung Pao Pork with snow peas, peanuts, red chiles and rice Available as low-fat item
Hoisin-Glazed Skirt Steak with Scallion Ginger Slaw
Vietnamese Beef Steak – flavored with mint and cilantro, served as a salad or over noodles Available as low-fat item
Cha Shu Cornish Hens – richly glazed roasted hens served with fried rice
Orange Peel Chicken – chicken chunks coated in a sweet and tangy sauce
Sticky Hoisin Ribs– spicy glazed ribs with pan fried noodles

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Chicken Satay with Spicy Peanut Sauce – marinated skewers of chicken served with a spicy peanut butter sauce
Coconut Curried Chicken with Minted Rice – Chicken simmered in coconut milk and spices topped with toasted coconut Available as low-fat item
Baked Tandoori Chicken on Lentils – yogurt and spices tenderize this roasted chickenAvailable as low-fat item
Shrimp Biriyani – Shrimp and vegetables in spicy Indian Pilaf
Chicken Tikka – roasted in a yogurt and spice marinade Available as low-fat item
New Delhi Spiced Chicken – chicken breast cubes marinated in fragrant spices cooked with vegetables and raisins over brown rice Available as low-fat item

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Chicken Cacciatore on Polenta – chicken pieces in a rich tomato sauce over polenta Available as low-fat item
Chicken Florentine – sautéed chicken breasts on a bed of creamy garlic spinach and orzoAvailable as low-fat item
Chicken Piccata – lemon and capers flavor these sautéed chicken breasts
Chicken Saltimbocca - chicken scallops filled with Prosciutto ham , Fontina cheese and sage leaves with linguini in garlic oil
Deep Dish Pizza – filled with vegetables, cheese and meats
Spinach, Vegetable, Meat or Seafood Lasagna – layers of succulent sauces and rich cheeses
Linguini with Clam Sauce – fresh clams simmered in a white wine and olive oil sauce
Pasta Primavera – fresh vegetables in a light cream sauce over your choice of pasta
Penne with sausage and beans – a healthy combination of white beans; tomatoes; turkey sausage; spinach and pasta Available as low-fat item
Chicken Marsala – chicken cutlets and crimini mushroom slices in a Marsala sauce Available as low-fat item
Ragu Alla Bolognese with Fettuccine – classic ragus of Italy's Emilia-Romagna region

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Couscous With Chickpeas And Chicken – Mediterranean stew with chicken, vegetables, chickpeas served on a bed a couscous Available as low-fat item
Braised Greek Chicken Breasts and Artichokes - in a lemon and oregano sauce
Greek Lamb Stew - lamb chunks in a tomato sauce with onions and olives and a hint of cinnamon
Pastitio – Baked Greek macaroni and ground beef or lamb in tomato sauce, covered with a Béchamel and cheese sauce
Moussaka – traditional layered casserole of eggplant, potatoes, lamb and tomato sauce topped with a rich cheese and Béchamel sauce
Moroccan Lamb Couscous – lamb and vegetables simmered together and served over couscous
Greek Chicken with Capers and Raisins in Feta Sauce – an unusual chicken breast topped with Feta cheese, raisins, capers and onions
Spanikopita – Spinach and feta cheese fill a flaky phyllo pie

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Beef or Chicken Fajitas – served with sautéed peppers and onions, pico de gallo, tortillas, Spanish rice and refried beans Available as low-fat item
Carne Asada – grilled sirloin steak or skirt steak marinated in citrus juices with tortillas and salsa Available as low-fat item
Enchiladas de Pollo y Queso – chicken enchiladas smothered with cheese
Arroz con Pollo – traditional rice stew with chicken chunks, peppers and tomatoes, flavored with oregano, garlic and cilantro Available as low-fat item
Santa Fe Pork Stew – A one dish meal of southwestern pork, black beans and sweet potatoes served with cornbread
Barbecued Chicken Potpie with a Cornbread Crust – a Mexican twist on the old favorite with the chicken in a mole sauce
Fricase de Pollo (Cuban-Style Chicken Fricassee) – Cuban chicken stew with tomatoes, capers, raisins and olives
Chicken Mole with Chipotles – chicken stewed in the classic Mexican chili sauce with chocolate and smoked jalapenos over steamed rice Available as low-fat item
Las Cruces Baked Chicken – oven fried chicken breasts stuffed with chilies and cheese Carnitas – spicy pulled pork served with tortillas and pico de gallo

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Oven Roasted Salmon – available with a teriyaki glaze, a pecan topping, a mustard chive butter or a horseradish sauce Available as low-fat item
Halibut in Sicilian Sauce – halibut baked in a sauce rich with onions, peppers, herbs and spices over buttered noodles Available as low-fat item
Sautéed Shrimp with Linguine - pasta with a tomato, garlic, basil and sun dried tomato sauce
Baked Fillet of Catfish Creole – catfish smothered in a Creole sauce
Greek Shrimp Scampi – shrimp and feta baked with garlic and tomatoes
Hearty Salmon Strudel with Dill – phyllo dough wrapped around a salmon and dill filling
Moroccan Salmon Cakes with Garlic Mayonnaise - an unusual fish cake with spinach, couscous, salmon and Moroccan spices
Caribbean Tilapia or Flounder – fish is steamed under a layer of peppers, tomatoes and onions with a Caribbean twist
Baked Salmon with Spinach and Mascarpone Cheese Stuffing
Grouper with Tomato and Basil – smothered with chopped tomato and fresh basil Available as low-fat item
Baked Flounder Rolls – flounder rolled and stuffed with pesto on a baked on a bed of summer squash or spinach
California Fish and Shellfish Stew – a California take on Bouillabaisse Available as low-fat item
Shrimp Jambalaya - traditional rice, chicken and shrimp dish in New Orleans style

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African Vegetable Stew - a combination of chickpeas; rice; Swiss chard; yams; raisins and onions with a touch of hot sauce. Available as low-fat item
Baked Polenta with Wild Mushrooms – cornmeal polenta baked together with a wild mushroom mixture. For a more complete protein – either white beans or grated Parmesan cheese can be added Available as low-fat item
Mediterranean Lentils and Rice – a stew of lentils and rice seasoned with cumin; can be garnished with feta or Parmesan cheese Available as low-fat item
Couscous-Stuffed Portobellos – portobello mushrooms stuffed with couscous flavored with arugula, red peppers, Parmesan and feta cheeses Available as low-fat item
Confetti Burritos – A flavorful but not spicy mixture of corn, black beans, sweet potatoes and red pepper rolled in a flour tortilla; served with salsa Available as low-fat item
Eggplant Parmesan – Oven fried eggplant slices topped with tomato sauce and mozzarella cheese
Orecchiette with Broccoli and White Beans - pasta and white beans; broccoli, red peppers in rosemary and garlic flavored broth reduction Available as low-fat item
Vegetarian Moussaka – layered Greek eggplant, sliced potatoes, tofu and tomato with a cheese and béchamel sauce
Spanikopita – traditional Greek spinach, egg and feta mixture in phyllo pastry
Moroccan Spiced Sweet-Potato Medley – an mixture of sweet potatoes; chickpeas, bulgur and Moroccan spices Available as low-fat item
Lasagna – a variety of meatless lasagnas – primavera; spinach or roasted vegetable
Artichoke and Mushroom Lasagna – topped with cheese and Béchamel sauce
Linguini with Caramelized Onions and Roasted Red Peppers – pasta with a light sauce of caramelized onions, roasted red peppers and a hint of garlic and fennel. Served with a sprinkle of Parmesan to complete the protein Available as low-fat item
Pine Nut Pasta Cavalfiore - traditional Sicilian pasta with cauliflower, sun dried tomatoes, saffron, currants and nuts
Quiche – made with eggs or egg substitute and your choice of vegetables Available as low-fat item
Mushroom Strudel – made with a combination of tofu and cheese. Other vegetables can be substituted for the mushrooms
Black Bean and Sweet Potato Enchiladas – with Sautéed peppers
Penne Puttanesca – Penne in a sauce of tomatoes, olives and capers

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