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7 Light and Fresh Summer Recipes

Check out these light (and healthy) dishes from nutritionists and chefs from around the country.

Quinoa is an ancient Incan grain and a complete source of vegan protein, providing all of your daily essential amino acids.

Just 1 cup of cooked quinoa offers 8 grams of protein, 5 grams of fiber and 15 percent of your daily value for iron, says Michelle Dudash, RD, author of Clean Eating for Busy Families (which this recipe was excerpted from).

This salad serves as a refreshing, light, yet satisfying main or side dish.


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