Parmesan Polenta and Spicy Sausage SauceIf you're one of the many who have resolved to eat healthier in the new year, you may be imagining nothing but plates of raw vegetables and boring bowls of oatmeal for the days to come. It doesn't have to be that way! Even hearty dishes like this creamy polenta smothered with tomato sauce and sun-dried tomato chicken sausage can fit into your healthy diet plan. Healthy eating really is a cinch when you focus on whole food ingredients and simple meals with the right portion sizes.

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Have a happy and healthy new year!