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Spicy Potato Skins

Both crispy and hearty, potato skins are a yummy snack food or appetizer. Try this reduced fat version with turkey bacon and low-fat cheddar cheese. It is sure to become a favorite.

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Brown Rice and Black Beans


1 tablespoon of olive oil
1 medium onion chopped
2 cloves garlic chopped
3/4 cups brown rice
2 cups low sodium vegetable or chicken stock
1 teaspoon ground cumin
1/4 teaspoon red pepper flakes (optional)
1 can black beans (14-18 oz), drained
1 stalk fresh scallion


In a large pot over medium heat, add oil to the pot. Add onions and garlic and occasionally stir for 3-4 minutes until onions are translucent. Add brown rice, stir for approx. 1 minute. Add stock, cover pot and lower heat, cook for approx. 35-40 minutes. Once rice is cooked, add spices, black beans and stir. Garnish with slivers of scallion as desired.

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