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Try going meatless at least one night a week. These vegetarian dinners make it hard to find an excuse not to.

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Spiced Lentils and Poached Eggs
Photo: Johnny Autry

Spiced Lentils and Poached Eggs

Time: 30 minutes

Kid Tweak: Omit the curry powder for milder lentils.

Serve with Cumin-Scented Carrots: Preheat oven to 425°. Combine 2 teaspoons olive oil, 1/4 teaspoon salt, and 1⁄8 teaspoon cumin with 1 pound peeled, trimmed baby carrots, halved lengthwise. Bake at 425° for 15 minutes or until tender and lightly browned. CALORIES 74; FAT 2.3g (sat 0.3g); SODIUM 208mg

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