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12/5/12 12:21 P

Oops, missed the part about sides and desserts... here's more ideas for that:

(my fav way to make both broccoli and asparagus)

Desserts I don't have a ton of ideas for these as I don't eat a lot of dessert, but I made these and they were very very good, and again, pre-portioned.

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12/5/12 12:16 P

12/4/12 9:51 P

What about roasted chicken? It is very simple and looks lovely right out of the oven; not too casual but still kid-friendly. You'll want a couple of them for 12 people. Roasted root vegetables (pop them in the oven on the shelf under (or over?) the birds). Green salad.

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12/4/12 2:39 P

Not sure if you are limiting your poultry to just chicken, but what about turkey burgers? We add grated carrots and zucchini and miz in a packet of onion soup or beefy mushroom soup.

If you are going with chicken what about a skillet/crock pot lasagna? Add in lots of veggies and ricotta or cottage cheese for lower fat and calories.

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12/3/12 9:27 A

Maybe a chicken pasta dish, served with a nice tossed green salad...?

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12/2/12 5:08 P

Sorry, I meant to add this is a group of kids age 9+ and adults- so important for it to be kid-friendly too...

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12/2/12 5:07 P

I'm trying to come up with some dinner ideas for a group of 12 people who have very different eating habits. I'm looking for nice- not too casual. I don't eat beef or pork, so I've settled on chicken because part of the group eats a lot of meat. However, they don't like Indian or Mexican food- so I'm looking for something more "traditional"- which really isn't the way I cook. But I also want it healthy and low fat---- ideas?!?! Ideas for sides and desserts also appreciated. Thank you!

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