Recipes

Brown Rice-Quinoa Veggie Mix  

Feb 17, 2022

Ingredients: 2 tablespoons olive oil, divided 1 small butternut squash 1/2 cup red onion, chopped 1 teaspoon garlic, minced 1/2 tablespoon balsamic vinegar 1 8 oz. package white mushrooms 1 cup packed kale, chopped 1 1/2 cup cooked brown rice 1 1/2 cup cooked quinoa 1 cup dried cranberries Salt and pepper to taste Directions:…

Zucchini Bread

Feb 9, 2022

Ingredients: 1 ¼ cups sugar ? cup applesauce ? cup vegetable oil 3 eggs 3 teaspoons vanilla 3 cups flour 2 teaspoons baking powder 1 teaspoon baking soda 1 teaspoon salt 2 teaspoons cinnamon 2 cups zucchini, shredded Directions: Beat sugar, applesauce, oil, eggs, and vanilla together in a large bowl.  Stir in flour, baking powder,…

Banana-O Muffins

Feb 2, 2022

Ingredients: Cooking spray 2 cups Cheerios cereal 1¼ cup flour ? cup brown sugar, packed ¾ teaspoon baking soda 1 teaspoon baking powder 1 cup bananas, mashed (2-3 medium) ? cup fat-free milk 3 tablespoons canola oil 1 egg white Directions: Heat oven to 400° F. Spray muffin pan with cooking spray. Crush cereal and…

Sweet Potato Balls

Jan 25, 2022

Ingredients: 2 medium sweet potatoes 2 Tablespoons butter 2 Tablespoons brown sugar 2 Tablespoons orange juice 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1 cup corn flakes, crushed Directions: Microwave or bake sweet potatoes until soft and scoop out the flesh into a medium bowl.  Mash up potatoes and add butter, brown sugar,  orange juice, and cinnamon.  Shape…

Sweet Potato Cake in a Mug!

Jan 18, 2022

Ingredients: ? cup cooked sweet potato, mashed 2 Tablespoons peanut butter 1 Tablespoon maple syrup 1 egg ¼ –½ teaspoon cinnamon ½ teaspoon vanilla extract A handful of chocolate chips Ice cream for topping, optional Directions: Combine all ingredients in a small bowl and mix. Pour into greased mugs, mason jars, or ramekins.  Microwave for…

Pizza Quesadillas

Jan 10, 2022

Ingredients: ½ cup pizza sauce 6 (7-inch) whole-wheat tortillas 2 cups mozzarella cheese, shredded ? cup mini pepperoni 3 tablespoons sliced black olives Optional Toppings: Peppers, mushrooms, pineapples, etc. Directions: Spread about 1½ tablespoons of pizza sauce on half of each tortilla.  Sprinkle cheese over pizza sauce and top with pepperoni and olives. Fold tortilla…

Vegetable Noodle Soup

Dec 23, 2021

Ingredients: 2 teaspoons canola oil 1/3 cup thinly sliced celery 1/4 cup chopped onion 1/4 teaspoon dried basil 2 cups favorite vegetables, sliced/chopped    (zucchini, sweet potatoes, tomatoes, etc.) 1/3 cup shredded carrots 1 can drain black beans 3 cups low-sodium chicken broth 2/3 cup dried ramen noodles 1 cup baby spinach Directions: In a…

Healthy Fruit Pizza

Dec 15, 2021

Greek yogurt is high in protein and low in fat. You can store leftover yogurt dip in an airtight container for up to five days. Topping ideas include bananas, blueberries, strawberries, apples, or any other fruits, granola, or even chocolate chips! Ingredients: 1/2 cup non-fat plain Greek yogurt 2 tablespoons peanut butter, creamy or crunchy…

Festive Fruit Wrap

Dec 9, 2021

Ingredients: 4 whole-wheat tortillas 4 tablespoon peanut butter ½ cup fresh pineapple, chopped 1 cup blueberries 1 nectarine, pitted, sliced ½ cup grapes, sliced 1 cup granola Honey, to taste Directions: Preheat oven to 350ºF. Place tortillas on a baking sheet and warm them in the oven for 5 minutes.  Remove from oven.  Spread 1…

Cran-Apple Acorn Squash

Dec 1, 2021

Ingredients: 2 medium acorn squash 1 cup fresh cranberries, chopped 1 cup 1/4inch cubed apple 1/4 cup packed brown sugar 3 tablespoon melted butter 1/2 teaspoon grated orange peel Directions: Bake whole squash for 2 minutes in the microwave on high.  Turn over, cook 2 more minutes.  Let cool while mixing together the remaining ingredients…