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Don't let the same boring routine and nutrition get in the way of your healthy lifestyle.  Let THE MAX Challenge of New Providence help you achieve your goals!

Chicken Pesto Stuffed Sweet Potatoes

Ingredients:

• 1 cup raw shelled walnuts
• 4-5 cloves garlic 
• 3 cups fresh basil
• 2 cups fresh spinach, kale or other leafy greens
• 2/3 cup EVOO
• 1 1/2-2 Tbsp fresh lemons squeezed
• 2 Tbsp nutritional yeast 
• 3/4 Tsp sea salt to taste 
• 3 cups cooked shredded chicken breast (about 1lb uncooked) 
• 6 medium sweet potatoes 
• coconut oil and salt for baking



Instructions:

Bake potatoes: Preheat your oven to 400 degrees. Coat sweet potatoes with a bit of coconut oil and sprinkle sea salt all over. Place on a parchment lined baking sheet and bake 60-70 minutes until soft. Meanwhile, make the pesto. Combine walnuts, basil leaves, spinach, olive oil, lemon juice, nutritional yeast, and salt in a blender or food processor. Blend on high speed until a paste forms, scraping sides as needed. Combine shredded chicken and all the pesto in a large bowl. Once potatoes are ready, cut each one lengthwise and top generously with chicken pesto mixture. You can serve as is or return to oven for a few minutes to heat through. Enjoy!!!

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SPRINGFIELD, NJ - Fueled partially by their disappointment that students were not allowed to leave school for the nationwide student protest last month, student leaders planned a rally Friday on the nineteenth anniversary of the Columbine massacre in Colorado. At 4:30 p.m., students, parents, families, community members met at Chisholm Community Center to register voters, make ...