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Peachy Crisp

Sep 16, 2022

Ingredients: 6-8 medium peaches, sliced ? cup margarine ? cup flour 1 cup uncooked quick oats ½ cup brown sugar ½ teaspoon cinnamon ½ teaspoon nutmeg Directions: Spray an 8-inch square glass baking dish with cooking spray and arrange peaches on bottom.  Melt margarine in a small glass dish in microwave for 45 seconds.  Mix…

Fruity Peanut Butter French Toast

Sep 9, 2022

Top the fruity peanut butter French toast with more fresh strawberries, if desired. 100% whole wheat breads are made with whole grains and will have more fiber per serving than “multi-grain” or plain “wheat” breads. Ingredients: 2 slices whole wheat bread 3-4 whole strawberries, sliced thinly 1 tablespoon peanut butter 1/2 cup skim milk 1 whole…

Cheesy Garlic Biscuits

Sep 2, 2022

Ingredients: 2 cups of heart healthy baking mix ? cup fat free milk ½ cup reduced fat cheddar cheese, shredded 2 tablespoons butter, melted ? teaspoon garlic powder Directions: Heat oven to 450°F.  Stir baking mix, milk, and cheese until dough forms.  Drop 9 spoonful of dough onto ungreased baking sheet.  Bake 8-10 minutes or…

Pear Quesadillas  

Aug 26, 2022

Nutrition Facts  Serving Size– 2 pieces Calories: 250 Protein: 11g Total Fat: 8g Fiber: 4g Sodium: 400mg You can use any fruit combinations for this recipe like fresh apples or halved grapes. Try using corn tortillas instead of whole wheat tortillas. Add cilantro, pepper jack cheese or jalapeños to add some spice! Ingredients: 4 medium…

Summer Chicken and Veggie Spaghetti

Aug 17, 2022

Summer spaghetti is a lightened up version of the family favorite, made with chicken, fresh tomatoes and plenty of seasonal vegetables. Serve over regular pasta or a vegetable pasta. PREP TIME 10 minutes COOK TIME 20 minutes TOTAL TIME 30 minutes INGREDIENTS 2 teaspoons extra-virgin olive oil 1 small onion, diced small (about 1 cup)…

Nana-Oat Muffins  

Aug 4, 2022

These muffins can be made in regular muffin cups, or they can be made in the small kid-sized, mini muffin cups. These muffins are relatively low in calories and fat, and are a good source of dietary fiber. Ingredients: 2 cups Cheerios cereal 3/4 cup flour 1/2 cup whole wheat flour 1/3 cup brown sugar…

Banana Oat Breakfast Cookie  

Jul 27, 2022

Nutrition Facts Serving size– 1 cookie Calories: 227 Protein: 6g Total Fat: 6g Sodium: 77mg Fiber: 4g These could be made into smaller, bite-size cookies. Other favorite dried fruits can be substituted for the cranberries or raisins. Cinnamon has been shown to lower blood sugar levels Ingredients: Cooking spray 1 large banana, mashed (½ cup)…

Chill Down Parfaits  

Jul 21, 2022

Ingredients: 1 (6oz) vanilla yogurt 1 cup multigrain cheerios 2 bananas, sliced or other fresh fruit, such as strawberries, kiwis Directions: In two parfait glasses or cups, alternate layers of yogurt, cereal and fruit. Serve immediately. Makes 2 parfaits. Adapted from Pillsbury Fast & Healthy Meals for Kids

Apple Eggplant Quesadilla  

Jul 14, 2022

These quesadillas can also be made on the stovetop or in the oven on 350° F for about 10 minutes. Eggplants are very low in calories and fat.  However, it is very filling and makes a great vegetarian main dish choice. Summer is peak growing season for eggplant.  Try unpeeled eggplant, with other summer vegetables…

Berry Spinach Smoothie

Jul 7, 2022

For an extra cold smoothie, partially freeze the yogurt and orange juice before blending. For variety, try apple juice instead of orange or other fruits could be used instead of berries. When fresh blueberries, blackberries, and raspberries are in season, buy extra and freeze them in small containers to use in recipes like this one.…