Recipes

Healthy Roll-Up Snack  

May 20, 2022

Other favorite fruits, such as, blueberries, chopped grapes, or diced mango could be used. Ingredients: 2 whole wheat tortillas 3 ounces whipped strawberry cream cheese 3 kiwi, peeled and sliced 1 cup peaches, sliced 1 banana, sliced 1 cup strawberries, diced Directions: Spread cream cheese in a thin layer on each tortilla; arrange fruit over…

Peach Surprise Smoothie

May 13, 2022

To freeze over-ripe bananas, peel and slice into 2 inch chunks. Place on wax paper and freeze in a single layer. Once frozen, put in freezer bag and use as needed in recipes. Using frozen fruit and veggies will make a cold, frosty smoothie. This smoothie has more than a full day’s serving of Vitamin…

Breakfast Banana Split

May 6, 2022

Ingredients: 1 small banana 1/2 cup low-fat strawberry yogurt 1/2 cup cereal or granola 1/2 cup mixed fruit of choice Directions: Peel banana and split lengthwise.  Place in bowl, top with yogurt. Sprinkle cereal and fruit on top. Serves 1 Recipe adapted from www.shugarysweets.com

Bacon Egg Salad Wraps

Apr 18, 2022

Add your favorite chopped fresh vegetable to this egg salad to add more flavor. This is a great way to use your “leftover” Easter Eggs! This recipe is easy to modify for your family size.  Just double or halve the ingredients to serve eight or two. Prep: 15 minutes    Ingredients: 1/3 cup Lite Mayonnaise 1…

Easter Breakfast Casserole

Apr 5, 2022

Prep Time: 30 min; Total Time: 1 hour 45 min Nutrition Facts Per serving: 286 calories 10 g fat 167 mg cholesterol 23 g carbohydrates 23 g protein 4 g fiber 813 mg sodium Make Ahead Tip: Prepare casserole through Step 2; refrigerate overnight. Let stand at room temperature while the oven preheats. Bake as directed.…

Vegetable Au Gratin Recipe  

Mar 29, 2022

Heirloom tomatoes are used in this recipe because they have less seeds and juice, using regular tomatoes may result in a watery juice. For variety, add sliced yellow squash, chopped onion, and/or thinly sliced bell pepper. Ingredients: 1 eggplant, sliced in ½ rounds 2 heirloom tomatoes, sliced in ½ rounds 1 zucchini, sliced in ½…

Banana Split Oatmeal  

Mar 17, 2022

Ingredients: ½ cup dry oatmeal 1 cup water ½ banana ½ cup frozen strawberries ½ tablespoon peanut butter ½ tablespoon walnuts, chopped ½ tablespoon mini chocolate chips Optional: Vanilla yogurt for “whipped topping” Directions: In a medium saucepan, bring the water to a boil and add oats.  Cook on low, stirring occasionally, until the oats…

Tortilla Casserole  

Mar 10, 2022

Ingredients: Nonstick cooking spray 1 cup canned pinto beans, rinsed and drained 1 cup salsa 4 6-inch corn tortillas 1/2 cup frozen whole kernel corn 1/2 cup cheddar cheese, shredded 1/2 cup romaine lettuce, shredded Directions: Coat 9-inch pie plate with cooking spray.  Place beans in a small bowl and mash.  In a small pot…

Green Monster Smoothie

Mar 4, 2022

Ingredients: 1 cup fat-free milk 1/2 cup fat-free plain yogurt 1 banana, sliced and frozen 1 tablespoon creamy peanut butter 2 cups fresh baby spinach 1 cup ice cubes (optional) Directions: Combine all ingredients in a blender.  Blend until smooth.  Serve immediately.  Refrigerate or freeze leftovers within 2 hours.  Serving Size:  1 cup   Yield:  4…

Sprinkle Fruit Dip

Feb 23, 2022

For a healthier dip with fewer calories and fat, use fat-free strawberry yogurt and fat-free whipped topping.  The dip will still taste great! Ingredients: 1½ cups strawberry yogurt 1½ cups whipped topping ¼ cup colored sprinkles, divided Directions: In a bowl, fold together yogurt, whipped topping, and half of the sprinkles.  Cover and refrigerate for…