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Weeknight Dinners for the Health Conscious of Charlottesville, Virginia

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early spring...the month of March



Weeknight Dinners:  spring main dishes popular right now

Lemon-Rosemary Salmon & Leek-Artichoke Soup:  salmon baked with olive oil, sea salt, rosemary, lemon, white wine and capers

Bourbon Marinated Filet Mignon:  marinated with bourbon, cilantro, lemon, Worcestershire, thyme served with horseradish sauce

Sesame Chicken & Asparagus:  chicken, sesame sauce, ramen noodles, steamed asparagus, scallion, cucumber , sesame seeds

Turkey Lettuce Wraps:  Romaine leaves, carrot, bean sprouts, cilantro, sesame dipping sauce, turkey and mushroom filling

Shrimp Fried Rice:  peanut oil stir-fried brown rice, teriyaki shrimp, petit green peas, carrots, onion and scrambled egg

Steak Fajitas:  ready-to-grill flank steak with bell peppers and onions served with flour tortillas and guacamole

Chicken & Strawberry Salad:  baby spinach, strawberries, pine nuts, baked chicken, quinoa, yellow bell pepper, strawberry vinaigrette

Sweet Potato Chickpea Buddha Bowl:  roasted sweet potato, broccolini, kale, seasoned chickpeas, tahini sauce, teriyaki tofu

Lamb Burgers with Mint Pesto:  ready-to-grill patties of ground lamb, cumin, cinnamon, fresh mint, parsley served with mint pesto

Pork & Noodle Salad:  citrus-marinated pork, carrot, snow peas, scallion, ginger, brown rice noodles, baby kale

Pistachio-Crusted Cod & Sesame Broccoli:  baked pistachio, panko, Parmesan and Dijon crusted cod with Asian sauteed broccoli

Turkey Tacos:  flour tortillas, seasoned ground turkey, refried beans, shredded lettuce, grated Cheddar, salsa

Chicken Pot Pie:  shredded chicken, onion, carrot, celery, russet potato and petit green peas cooked in a pie crust

Sloppy Joes:  ground beef/turkey/bison, onion, garlic, red bell pepper, pinto beans, tomato sauce, spices on burger buns


The best flavors come from eating in season.  The taste of a strawberry in winter is nowhere close to

what it's like in spring peak season.  I encourage you to eat within the season and enjoy this month's harvest!