Salmon Burgers

Makes 4 servings Serving Size: 1 burger Ingredients 15 ounces canned pink salmon in water 1/2 red bell pepper 8 wheat crackers 3 tablespoons low-fat mayonnaise 1 teaspoon lemon juice 4 drops hot sauce 4 whole-grain dinner rolls 1 tomato, sliced 4 lettuce leaves Directions Coat a large, nonstick skillet with cooking spray and heat over … Read More


Southwestern Turkey Casserole

Makes 6 servings   Ingredients 1 cup onion, chopped 1/2 green pepper, chopped 1 teaspoon vegetable oil 1 pound ground turkey 8 ounces canned, low-sodium tomatoes 10 ounces frozen corn, thawed 1 cup 1% low-fat milk 1/2 cup cornmeal 1 teaspoon garlic powder 2 tablespoons chili powder 3/4 cup low-fat cheddar cheese, shredded Directions Preheat … Read More


Chicken Quesadillas

Makes 4 servings Serving Size: 1 quesadilla Ingredients 1 cup skinless chicken, precooked and shredded 2 tablespoons chunky tomato salsa 1/4 cup onion, chopped 1/4 cup green bell pepper, chopped 1/2 cup Monterey Jack cheese, shredded 4 whole-wheat tortillas Directions Mix chicken, salsa, onion, and green pepper. Spray a skillet with cooking spray and place … Read More


Chinese Vegetable Stir-Fry

Makes 4 servings Ingredients 3/4 cup pineapple juice 1 tablespoon sugar 1 tablespoon lemon juice 1 1/2 teaspoons cornstarch 1 teaspoon light soy sauce 1 head broccoli 1 head cauliflower 2 carrots 2 stalks celery 1 red bell pepper 2 teaspoons vegetable oil Directions Combine pineapple juice, sugar, lemon juice, cornstarch, and soy sauce in … Read More


Green Beans and Tomatoes

Makes 6 servings Ingredients 2 pounds fresh green beans 2 teaspoons canola or olive oil 2 onions, finely chopped 2 garlic cloves, finely chopped 2 cups tomatoes, finely chopped 1 green pepper, thinly sliced 2 cups water Salt and pepper to taste Directions Wash the beans, cut off the tips, and remove the stringy piece … Read More


Cheesy Breakfast Burrito

  Makes 2 servings Serving Size: 1/2 burrito Ingredients Non-stick cooking spray 2 strips turkey bacon 2 eggs 1/4 cup chopped green bell pepper 1 (10-inch) whole-wheat tortilla 1/8 cup shredded cheddar cheese 1 tomato, sliced Directions Spray skillet with non-stick cooking spray. Cook turkey bacon over medium-high heat, turning once, until crispy. Break into … Read More


Bunny Dip and Bunny Face

Ingredients Bunny Dip 1 can garbanzo beans/chickpeas 1/4 cup olive oil 1 tablespoon lemon juice 1 teaspoon cumin Bunny Face Baby carrots (2 for each bunny face) Sliced mushroom (1 for each bunny face) Thinly sliced celery sticks (4 for each bunny face) Cucumber slices (2 for each bunny face) Raisins (2 for each bunny … Read More


Pizza Food Group Funny Face

Makes 2 servings Serving Size: 1 slice Ingredients 1 whole grain English muffin 2 tablespoons of pizza or spaghetti sauce 1/4 cup cup of shredded mozzarella cheese 1/4 green pepper, cut into various sized pieces 1/4 cup cubed ham pieces 2 tablespoons pineapple tidbits Directions Use an English muffin as a base for a funny … Read More


Super Stir-Fry

Ingredients Choose 5 vegetables (1/2 cup of each) Onion Broccoli Celery Carrots Peppers Mushrooms Squash Zucchini Cauliflower Choose 1 Starch (1 cup per person, cooked according to package directions) Brown Rice White Rice Rice Noodles Whole-Wheat Spaghetti Noodles 1/4 cup Stir-Fry Sauce (recipe follows) 1-2 tablespoons vegetable oil Directions Wash and chop selected vegetables into … Read More


Rainbow Kabobs

Ingredients (Choose one item from each color category) Red 1 red bell pepper, washed, cored, and sliced 1 pint of strawberries, washed and sliced 1 small container of cherry tomatoes Orange 1 orange, washed, peeled, and sectioned 1 cantaloupe, washed and cut into square pieces Yellow 1 can pineapple chunks 1 banana, washed, peeled, and … Read More


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