Lean and Mean Deli Roll-Ups

Makes 1 serving Serving Size: 1 roll-up Ingredients 1 stick low-fat string cheese 1 slice lean ham or turkey deli meat 1 teaspoon honey mustard Directions Wash hands and surfaces. Wrap the meat slice around the string cheese and dip the roll-up in mustard. Refrigerate leftovers immediately. … Read More


Tempting Tostadas

Makes 4 servings Serving Size: 1 tostada Ingredients 4 corn tortillas, 6-inch 1 cup low-fat or fat-free refried beans 3/4 cup shredded low-fat Monterey Jack cheese 1 cup low-fat sour cream 1 cup shredded lettuce 1 cup shredded carrots 1 cup salsa Vegetable oil Directions Wash hands and surfaces. Preheat oven to 375°F. Lightly brush … Read More


Shamrock Shakes

Makes 2 servings Ingredients 1/2 ripe banana 1 cup lime sherbet 1 cup fat-free milk Directions Wash hands and surfaces. Measure milk and add to blender. Wash banana. Then peel, cut in half, and place in blender. Measure lime sherbet and add to blender. Blend all ingredients until smooth. Refrigerate leftovers immediately. Recipe from: K-State … Read More


Nutty Bananas

Makes 1 serving Serving Size: 1 banana Ingredients 1 banana 2 tablespoons peanut butter 2 tablespoons chopped nuts Directions Wash hands and surfaces. Wash and peel the banana. Spread it with peanut butter. Pour nuts on a plate and roll the banana in the nuts. Refrigerate leftovers immediately. … Read More


Peanut Butter Fruit Dreamwiches

Makes 1 serving Serving Size: 1 sandwich Ingredients 2 pieces whole-wheat bread 1 tablespoon creamy peanut butter 1 tablespoon low-fat ricotta cheese 1/4 apple 1 tablespoon honey Directions Wash hands and surfaces. Wash apple and cut into thin slices. Spread peanut butter on one piece of bread. Spread ricotta cheese on the other piece of … Read More


Veggie Mix

Makes 2 servings Ingredients 1 carrot 1 potato 2 tablespoons water 1/2 teaspoon margarine 1 teaspoon brown sugar Directions Wash hands and surfaces. Scrub or peel carrot and cut into slices. Scrub or peel potatoes and cut into slices. Place vegetables in saucepan and add water. Cover and cook vegetables on medium heat for 10-15 … Read More


Skewered Veggies

Makes 1 serving Ingredients 1 cup vegetables (summer squash, peppers, cucumbers, grape tomatoes, mushrooms, jicama, turnips) Low-fat salad dressing Directions Wash hands and surfaces. Wash vegetables. Peel cucumbers, jicama, and turnips. Cut vegetables into chunks. Place chunks on a skewer. Drizzle salad dressing over vegetables. Refrigerate leftovers immediately. NOTE: If you don’t have skewers, arrange … Read More


Perfect Pumpkin Pancakes

Makes 1 dozen 3 1/2-inch pancakes Ingredients 2 cups flour (use 1/2 whole-wheat) 2 tablespoons brown sugar 1 tablespoon baking powder 1 1/4 teaspoon pumpkin pie spice 1 teaspoon salt 1 egg 1/2 cup canned pumpkin 1 3/4 cup skim milk 2 tablespoons vegetable oil Vegetable cooking spray Directions Wash hands and surfaces. Combine flour, … Read More


Fruit Combo with Lava Sauce

Makes 4 servings Ingredients 1 cup pineapple juice 2 tablespoons sugar 2 teaspoons lemon juice 1/4 teaspoon lemon peel 2 teaspoons corn starch 1 cup fresh pineapple chunks or canned tidbits 1 cup each: bananas, kiwifruit, and grapes, cut into bite-sized pieces Directions Wash hands and surfaces. Combine pineapple juice, sugar, lemon juice, lemon peel, … Read More


Toss-Up Snack Mix

Makes 2 servings Ingredients 1 cup whole-grain corn and rice cereal 1/2 cup dried apples 1/4 cup dried cranberries 1/2 cup roasted peanuts or soy nuts (for those with nut allergies) Directions Measure each ingredient as follows and place in a baggie: 1/2 cup whole-grain corn and rice cereal 1/4 cup dried apples 1/8 cup … Read More


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