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Recipe of the Week:

Spiced Carrots with Watermelon and Pecans Preparation: 10 min. Cooking: 10 min. Total: 20 min.
Calories: 460 CalFat: 24 g
Carbs: 62 gProtein: 4.6 g
Fiber: 6.1 gSugar: 52 g
Cholesterol: 0 mgSodium: 200 mg

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