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Re cip e s Prov ide d by Ma r i n a Hi, friends! I’m Ma rina fro m Ma r i na Make s (ma r i na make sblo g.co m). If yo u ’ ve b e e n a D ate Ni ght I n B o x s ub s c r i b e r fo r a whi le , yo u k no w I lo ve r i c h , f l avo r f u l fo o d s a nd do n ’ t s hy aw ay f r o m maki ng c a rb-lo ade d dishe s a nd de c a de nt s we e t s . A s mu c h a s I wo u ld lo ve to e at p a s t a a l l d ay , eve r y d ay , I k no w t h at it ’ s a l s o i mp o r t a nt fo r me to b e c o n s c io u s o f t he fo o d s t h at my fa mily a nd I co nsu me, which i s w h y I e nj o y p u t t i n g h e a l t h y s p i n s o n o u r favo r ite me a l s . Pa r t ne r i ng wit h t he A me r i c a n He a r t A s s o ciatio n® t hi s mo nt h ma de me t hi n k ab out a l l t he w ay s t h at my fa m i ly a nd I c a n do a b e t te r jo b o f s t ay i ng he a r t he a lt hy , whi c h i s why I put to get he r a he alt h-co n s ciou s (b u t s till ro m a n ti c ! ) me a l fo r yo u t h at i n clu de s s p a ghe t t i s q u a s h c a c i o e p e p e , Fr e n c h g r e e n b e a n s a n d fro z e n da rk cho colate-cove re d b a na na s (th ey t a s t e li k e i ce c re a m ) . I h o p e yo u l i k e t h e s e he alt hie r t a ke s o n cla s sic dis he s. I’d love to s e e ho w yo u r fo o d t u r n s o ut , s o ple a s e fe el fre e to s ha re pict u re s o n s o cial me dia; do n’t fo r ge t to u s e t he h a s ht a g # m a r i n a m a ke s e at s . Happy e ati ng!


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nt i M & y r r e b k c a Bl No n - A l c o ho l i c nks) ( m a ke s t wo d r i r e t a W d e s Infu i nute s Prep time: 5 m i nute s To t a l t i m e : 5 m

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t. Place er ries and min b k c a l b d d a d n o u r s . To p a pitcher a o r o ne to t wo h f Pla ce water in e s u f n i d n a l ato r to chil i n t he refr ige r joy. wit h ice a nd en


S pa g h e t t i S q u a s h C a c i o e P e p e

Prep t i me: 5 m i nute s To t a l t i m e : 1 h o u r a n d 3 0 m i n u t e s

I ng re die nt s 1 la rge sp a ghet ti s qua s h Olive o il S alt Fr e s h l y c r a c k e d b l a c k p e p p e r 2 t able sp o o ns of but ter 1/2 cup of wa r m water 1 cup of pa r migia no reggia no

Di re ctions Prehe at oven to 3 75 deg re e s. Cu t s p a g h e t t i s q u a s h i n h a l f l e n g t h w i s e , r e m o v e s e e d s a n d st r i ng y i n side p a r t s, a nd pla ce o n a b a ki ng di s h. D r i z zle t he i n side s wit h olive o il a nd s p r i n kle wit h s alt a nd p epp e r. A l lo w t he s q u a s h to r o a s t fo r 5 0 - 6 0 m i nute s u nt i l it ’ s fo rk tender. Afte r t he sp a ghet ti s qua s h i s do ne ro a sti ng, t a ke it out of t h e o v e n a n d a l l o w i t t o c o o l fo r a b o u t 10 m i n u t e s . Us i n g a fo rk s c r ap e t he s ide s a nd t he m idd le to g at he r t he i n n a r d s . S et a side. Ne x t , i n a l a r ge s a u c e p a n , m e l t b u t t e r o ve r m e d i u m h e a t . O nce t he b ut te r i s melte d, a dd t he s qu a s h to t he p a n a nd st i r to co at . Add t he w a r m w ate r , a l it t le at a t i me , s t i r r i ng to co at. T hi s i s a ve r y i mp o r t a nt step, a s t he wate r will help t he c he e s e melt p ro p e rly . Add t he p a r m i g i a no r e gg i a no , 1 / 4 te a sp o o n of s alt a nd o ne te a sp o o n of fre shly c ra cke d bla ck p epp e r, sti r r i ng u ntil t he che e s e i s melte d a nd t he s p a ghet ti s qua sh is cre a my. Plate a nd to p wit h a ddit io nal p epp e r a nd che e s e.


Fr o z e n C h o c o l a t e C o v e r e d B a n a n a s

Prep t i me: 5-7 m i nute s To t a l t i m e : 2 5 m i n u t e s I ng re die nt s 1/2 cup of da rk cho colate b aking chips 1 banana Pa r ch me nt p ap e r Di re ctions Add c ho col ate c hip s to a s m a l l b o wl a nd melt i n t he m i c ro w ave i n 3 0 - s e co nd i n c r e me nt s u nt i l co mple tely melte d a nd s mo ot h. Us i n g a k n i fe , s l i c e t h e b a n a n a i n t o h a l f - i n c h s l i c e s . Pla ce p a r ch me nt p ap e r o n a f lat, ha rd su r fa ce a nd u si ng a te a s p o o n, pla ce dollo p s of melte d cho colate o n to t he p ap er. Pla ce a b a na na slice o n to p of e a ch dollo p a nd cove r t he b a na na wit h cho colate. To c r e a t e h e a r t - s h a p e d b a n a n a s , u s e t w o s l i c e s a n d s h a p e t h e m t o r e s e m b l e a h e a r t u s i n g a k n i f e . Fo l l o w t he s a me s te p s a s a b o ve , b ut pl a c e t he t wo sl i c e s ne x t to e a ch ot her a nd top wit h cho colate. P l a c e i n t he f r idge fo r 1 5 - 2 0 m i nute s ( o r o ve r n i ght ) a n d e nj o y c o l d .


Fr e n c h G r e e n B e a n s

Prep t i me: 5-7 m i nute s To t a l t i m e : 2 0 m i n u t e s Ingredients 1 / 2 p o u nd o f f r e s h g r e e n b e a n s ( a b o ut t wo h a nd f u l s ) 3 t able sp o o n s of olive o il 1 ga rlic clove (m i nce d) 1/8 - 1/4 te a sp o o n of s alt 1/4 cup of slice d almonds Directions Tr i m t h e e n d s o f f o f t h e f r e s h g r e e n b e a n s a n d s e t a side. Fill a la rge p ot wit h wate r a nd b r i ng to a b o il ove r hi gh he at . Add t he s t r i ng b e a n s to t he p o t a nd b o i l fo r 7 - 10 m i nute s ( i f yo u ’ r e l i ke me , a nd l i ke t he m a l it t le mu s hy , c o o k t he m lo n ge r ) , o r u nt i l fo rk t e n d e r . Us i n g a s t r a i n e r d r a i n t h e g r e e n b e a n s a n d s et a side. In t he s a me p ot us e d to co ok t he green b e a ns, he at t he ol ive o i l o ve r me d iu m he at . Add t he m i n c e d g a rl i c a nd c o o k fo r 3 0 s e c o nd to a m i nute . Re mo ve fro m t he he at a nd a dd t he g re e n b e a n s, s alt a nd slice d al monds, to s sing to co mbine a nd co at in t he ol ive o i l . Add mo r e s a lt i f ne e de d .


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