Thai Beef Papaya Salad

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234 calories | Fish sauce is a common ingredient in many Southeast Asian dishes. It’s made from fish that have been fermented and has a very strong, distinct flavor that is essential to a lot of recipes, including this salad. You’ll notice I use a small amount in this recipe–it’s high in sodium, so I recommend using it sparingly.

Better Than Classic Stuffed Shells

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296 calories | Over the years, I’ve heard so many people say that fat-free ricotta cheese doesn’t taste good. Although I agree that many dishes made with it do not, this is definitely not one of them. In fact, this is one of the dishes I serve to friends who claim they would never eat lower-fat food, because it fools…