Recipes

Easy Taco Soup

Dec 31, 2020

Ingredients: 1 can (15oz.) reduced-sodium black beans, drained 1 can (15oz.) reduced-sodium pinto beans, drained 1 can (14.5oz) no salt added petite diced tomatoes 1 can (15oz) sweet corn, drained 1 can (12.5oz) chicken breast, drained and flaked 1 can (10oz) green enchilada sauce 1 can (14oz.) low sodium chicken broth 1 packet taco seasoning…

Fun Pita Christmas Trees

Dec 23, 2020

Add a variety of fresh, chopped vegetables to make all the trees look different. This is a great recipe to bring to a holiday potluck or family dinner. Ingredients: 4 flavored or plain pita pockets 16 pretzel sticks, halved 1/2 cup fat-free sour cream 1/2 cup guacamole 2 tablespoons parsley, chopped 1/4 teaspoon garlic-pepper blend…

Christmas Cocoa Mix

Dec 17, 2020

Nutrition Facts Calories 165 Total Fat 3g Carbohydrate 30g Protein 4g What a great way to make a healthy cocoa mix for your family to enjoy on cold winter days.  There are lots of dry ingredients to measure! Store the mixture in an airtight container that has been clearly labeled with the date of preparation. …

Gingerbread Smoothie

Dec 7, 2020

Ingredients: 1 ½ cups of fat free milk 1 small banana, frozen ¼ teaspoon nutmeg ½ teaspoon cinnamon ½ teaspoon ground ginger ? teaspoon ground cloves 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 1 tablespoon molasses ¼ teaspoon sugar 1 cup ice   Directions: Place all ingredients in a blender and blend until smooth. Serves 2.   Recipe…

Holiday Veggie Shapes

Dec 2, 2020

Use an assortment of veggies or switch to a plain cream cheese spread and top with an assortment of fruit.   Ingredients: Whole wheat tortillas Whole wheat bread Vegetable Cream cheese spread Various veggies (decorations) Spinach, peas, diced bell peppers, carrots, etc   Directions: Cut out trees and ornaments from the bread or tortillas. Spread…

Fast Pumpkin Biscuits

Nov 24, 2020

These taste best fresh from the oven. For a great honey drizzle, mix honey and pumpkin pie spice until nice and smooth.  Serve for breakfast or with a bowl of chili.   Ingredients: 1 ½ cup Bisquick mix ½ cup canned pumpkin 1 Tablespoon granulated sugar 1 Tablespoon fat-free milk 1 teaspoon pumpkin pie spice…

Peter Pumpkin Pancakes

Nov 17, 2020

Nutrition Facts Calories: 220 Protein: 7g Total Fat: 4g Fiber: 2g Sodium: 348mg   Ingredients: 2 cups all-purpose flour 2 Tablespoons packed brown sugar 1 Tablespoon baking powder ½ teaspoon salt ½ teaspoon pumpkin pie spice 1 ½ cups fat-free milk 1 cup canned pumpkin ½ cup refrigerated egg product 2 Tablespoons cooking oil Nonstick…

Whole Wheat Pumpkin Waffles

Nov 10, 2020

Let your children help you measure and mix the ingredients for these waffles! Pumpkin is a nutrition powerhouse. It’s a good source of fiber and a great source of Vitamin A. Ingredients: 2 ½ cups whole wheat flour 2 teaspoons baking soda 1 teaspoon baking powder ½ teaspoon salt 1 ½ teaspoon cinnamon Dash cloves…

Turkey Day Cornucopias

Nov 6, 2020

Pick fruit that is in season or on sale for this fun holiday treat!   Ingredients: Small waffle cones Various fruit, cut into small pieces (apples, bananas, oranges, kiwi)   Directions: Spread peanut butter onto the side of the ice cream cone and ‘glue’ Cheerios close together.  Place fresh fruit bites inside the cornucopia. Serve…

Halloween Broomstick

Oct 30, 2020

Nutrition Facts per serving:  Calories-84 Protein-3.7g Carbohydrates-12.1g Fat-2.5g   Ingredients: 4 ‘sticks’ mozzarella string cheese 12 small stick pretzels 1-2 green onions Directions: Cut each string cheese into thirds.  Snip the ends of each third of string cheese into thin strings to look like a broom. Place a pretzel stick into each piece of string…