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Lasagna ~ A Healthier Spin On a Delicious Italian Meal

Lasagna, need I say more. This delicious Italian meal is full of cheese and O-M-G, my mouth is watering just thinking about it. So those who know me, know I eat pretty healthy. You must be thinking I've fallen off my rocker. Nope, I am about to put a healthier spin on this bad boy for us all to enjoy without the guilt.

9 cooked whole wheat lasagna noodles
1 1/2 cups fresh baby spinach
2 cups low fat ricotta cheese
1/2 cup parmesan cheese
1 egg
1/2 tsp minced garlic
1/2 tsp Italian seasoning
Salt & pepper to taste
1/2 pound cooked ground turkey
Spaghetti sauce
1 cup shredded mozzarella cheese

1. Cook noodles according to directions on the package.
2. Pre heat oven to 350°. Cook ground turkey stove top in a medium skillet. Adding salt and pepper to taste. Set aside.
3. Mix ricotta cheese, parmesan cheese, spinach*, egg, garlic, Italian seasoning and ground turkey*. Mix well and set aside. (* If you are making a kid friendly version like I did, you will wan…