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5 Quick and Easy Family Meals

Quick Veggie Pasta Salad
Serves 4 to 6

1 lb. pre-cooked pasta (whole wheat if your kids will go for it)
1/2 lb. smoked ham, chopped
1 container cherry tomatoes, pre-sliced in half
2 crowns broccoli, pre-cut into bite-size pieces
2 crowns cauliflower, pre-cut into bite-size pieces
1 onion, pre-chopped
3 Tbsp. freshly ground Parmesan cheese
Italian dressing of your choice

Mix all ingredients except the Italian dressing. Once well-mixed, add enough dressing to coat. Can be served cold or at room temperature.

Smoked Turkey Apple Grilled Cheese
Serves 1

1 Tbsp. Dijon mustard
2 slices thick whole wheat bread
4-6 slices. smoked turkey breast meat
4 slices green apple
1 slice low-sodium, skim milk Swiss cheese
2 tsp. olive oil

Spread mustard onto 1 slice of bread. Layer on turkey, apple and cheese, and top with bread. Heat 2 tsp. olive oil in grill pan. Place sandwich in pan and cook on each side for 2 minutes or until golden brown.