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These recipes, paired with simple sides, can be on your table in 45 minutes or less. Check back for additional recipes around the beginning of each month.

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Bird is the word. Versatile and quick-cooking, chicken and turkey are staples of a healthy weeknight pantry.

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Hoisin-Grilled Chicken with Soba Noodles
Photo: Becky Luigart-Stayner

Hoisin-Grilled Chicken with Soba Noodles

Time: 30 minutes

Time-Saver: Purchase bagged, pretrimmed sugar snap peas.

Serve with Cucumber-Peanut Salad: Combine 2 cups thinly sliced English cucumber, ½ cup vertically sliced red onion, 3 tablespoons fresh lime juice, 2 teaspoons light brown sugar, and ¼ teaspoon salt in a medium bowl; toss to coat. Sprinkle evenly with 2 tablespoons chopped unsalted, dry-roasted peanuts. CALORIES 52; FAT 2.4g (sat 0.3g); SODIUM 150mg

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