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Italian Chopped Salad With Pasta: Neat to eat

Modern chopped salads are less messy and distribute the ingredients better than tossed salads. But they’re often quite expensive at restaurants and supermarkets. Make The Star’s Italian Chopped Salad With Pasta and save money while practicing your knife skills.

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Lentils, rich in fiber and protein, make a nutritious summer salad

Although lentils’ their exact origin is unknown, various cultures, including the Middle East and India, use its the many colorful varieties types of lentils as a meat alternative. For The Star’s Summer Lentil Salad, we’re especially fond of the earthy taste of French green lentils (Le Puy), but they can be a tad tricky to track down, requiring a trip to a specialty stores.

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Roasted Pear Crumble is a sweet source of nutrition

Pears are delicious and nutritious. They’re also one of the leading fruit sources of dietary fiber, with most of the nutrition locked in the peel. The Star’s Roasted Pear Crumble leaves the peel on the fruit because it contains the largest amount of anti-inflammatory phytonutrients and dietary fiber.

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Chiefs Daily with Terez Paylor: Marcus Peters wins award, has flu

Kansas City Star Chiefs beat reporter Terez Paylor recaps the (humorous) comments of Chiefs head coach Andy Reid on Wednesday, Sept. 28, in preparation for Sunday night's game in Pittsburgh.
David Eulitt The Kansas City Star
Chiefs Daily with Terez Paylor: Marcus Peters wins award, has flu 2:43

Chiefs Daily with Terez Paylor: Marcus Peters wins award, has flu

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Mold and peeling paint create maintenance headaches at Truman Home

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Chiefs QB Alex Smith on missed offensive opportunities

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