Veggie Pillows

Makes 2 servings Serving Size: 1/2 pita Ingredients 1 celery stalk 1 carrot 1/2 green bell pepper 2 tablespoons low-fat ranch-style salad dressing 1 slice whole-wheat pita bread Directions Wash hands and surfaces. Wash celery and chop into small pieces. Wash and peel carrots and chop into small pieces. Wash and chop green pepper. Combine … Read More


Food Group Butterfly

Makes 1 serving Serving Size: 1 butterfly Ingredients 1 slice low-fat American cheese 1 celery stalk, 3 inches long 1 tablespoon peanut butter or reduced-fat or fat-free cream cheese 2 to 6 raisins 2 pretzel sticks Directions Wash hands and surfaces. Wash and cut celery into a 3-inch long piece. Cut cheese slice diagonally with … Read More


Apple Salad

Makes 8 servings Serving Size: 1/2 cup Ingredients 2 cups apple, diced 1 cup celery, diced 1/2 cup raisins 1/2 cup nuts 2 tablespoons plain yogurt 1 tablespoon orange juice Directions Mix orange juice with yogurt. In a medium bowl, toss apples, celery, raisins, and nuts with the dressing mixture. Chill for 30 minutes and … Read More


Ants on a Log

Makes 1 serving Serving Size: 2 logs Ingredients 1 celery stalk 2 tablespoons peanut butter 1 tablespoon raisins Directions Wash hands and surfaces. Clean celery stalk and cut into two sticks. Fill celery with peanut butter (1 tablespoon on each stick). Place raisins on top of peanut butter for ants (1/2 tablespoon on each stick). … Read More


Waldorf Salad

  Makes 4 servings Ingredients 1 cup celery, diced 2 apples, chopped 1/4 cup walnuts, chopped 1/2 cup raisins 1/2 cup nonfat vanilla yogurt 1 teaspoon lemon juice 1 teaspoon sugar Directions Combine celery, apple, walnuts, and raisins in a large mixing bowl. In a smaller bowl, combine yogurt with lemon juice and sugar. Add … 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


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


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


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