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Blueberries and Oatmeal with a Cool Twist!

Try this grab-and-go breakfast that’s rich in fiber which is known to help lower levels of bad cholesterol. Customize it with your favorite fruit and enjoy! Ingredients 1/3 cup skim milk 1/3 cup nonfat, plain Greek yogurt  1/3 cup rolled oats 1/3 cup blueberries (or your favorite fruit) Preparation Stir all ingredients together and spoon...

Cauliflower Recipe

Try this healthy “faux-fredo” recipe. It’s low in fat, sugar and sodium, and high in flavor, thiamin and vitamin C. Makes four servings. Serving size is approximately 1-1/2 cups. INGREDIENTS 1 head fresh cauliflower, cut into pieces 1 quart water 1/2 cup chicken or vegetable broth 16-ounce package of spaghetti 1/2 onion, chopped 2 garlic...

Jazz up your fruit salad!

Looking for a special treat to beat this summer’s heat? Not only is this salad full of hydrating fruits, it also gives the perfect balance between tangy and sweet! Serve this savory salad and keep you and your family hydrated this summer. To make ahead, prepare the syrup and clean and chop the fruit and...

Watermelon, Blueberry, and Mint Fruit Salad

Want a light and colorful treat your family will love? Enjoy the fruit of the season with a fresh watermelon, blueberry, and mint fruit salad. Makes 6 one cup servings. INGREDIENTS 4 cups diced watermelon 2 cups fresh blueberries 1/4 cup honey Juice of one lime 1 tablespoon minced fresh mint PREPARATION In a small...

Summer Vegetable Frittata

Here’s a recipe for all your summer vegetables to help you reach your nutrition goal of five servings of fruits and veggies a day. Try this easy frittata recipe for breakfast, lunch or dinner!Ingredients:1 tablespoon olive oil1 summer squash, diced1 medium zucchini, diced½ red bell pepper, chopped½ onion, chopped2 garlic cloves, minced1 tomato, seeded and...

Celebrate with Chicken Pozole!

Cinco de Mayo is an annual celebration that commemorates the Mexican army’s defeat of the French army in a battle on May 5, 1862. The holiday also happens to coincide with the start of the season for fresh tomatillos. Green Pozole with Chicken is the perfect dish for the occasion. Ingredients for the salsa: 8 ounces...

Graham Cracker Frozen Treats

In the mood for a sweet treat? Try this low calorie recipe! With just two ingredients and minimal preparation, this frozen treat can take the place of ice cream for only 95 calories per bar. INGREDIENTS: 4 graham crackers (cinnamon or chocolate)½ cup whipped cream PREPARATION:Spread whipped cream between 2 sheets (2 connected crackers) graham...

Vegetarian Pasta Salad

Play around with your seasonal vegetables and create a savory pasta salad! They’re perfect for picnics, potlucks, or workplace lunches. It’s a delicious go-to side dish that’s simple to toss together!INGREDIENTS: 1 pound dried spiral pasta (or cavatappi, ziti, fusilli or other salad-friendly shaped pasta) 2 cups (8 ounces) halved sugar snap peas 2 cups (1-inch...

The Lighter Side of Potatoes

Wondering how to enjoy delicious potatoes without overdoing you calorie and fat intake? Try this recipe makeover of the classic potato salad that is normally full of mayonnaise and fat-laden. Ingredients 2 pounds russet potatoes peeled and cut into 3/4 inch cubes 1 tablespoon salt for cooking potatoes 1/2 cup Greek yogurt plain, non-fat 2 tablespoons mayonnaise light 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard 3/4...

Eggplant Pizza!

This dish can be cut into small pieces to serve as an appetizer, or it can be a delicious light entrée. The eggplant, artichokes and tomatoes are loaded with cancer-fighting nutrients, and count toward your 5 daily servings of fruit and vegetables.Ingredients 1/2 package frozen bread dough, thawed 1/4 teaspoon olive oil 1 medium eggplant,...
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