Ricotta Roll-Ups

Makes 1 serving Serving Size: 2 roll-ups Ingredients 2 slices 98% fat-free ham or turkey deli meat 2 tablespoons low-fat ricotta cheese Directions Wash hands and surfaces. Place meat slices on a plate. Spoon ricotta cheese on each slice of meat. Roll meat slices around cheese and enjoy! Refrigerate leftovers immediately. … Read More


Nutty Grapes

Makes 1 serving Ingredients 7 grapes 1/4 cup unsalted nuts (pecans, peanuts, walnuts, almonds) Directions Wash hands and surfaces. Wash grapes. Place grapes and nuts in a bowl and enjoy! … Read More


Deviled Eggs

Makes 3 servings Serving Size: 1 egg Ingredients 3 eggs 2 tablespoons light, low-fat or fat-free mayonnaise 1/4 teaspoon mustard 1/8 teaspoon salt 1/8 teaspoon pepper Directions Wash hands and surfaces. Cover eggs with water in saucepan. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat to simmer and cook for 15 minutes. Immediately rinse under cold water … Read More


Pizza Wraps

Makes 4 servings Serving Size: 1 wrap Ingredients 1 tablespoon margarine 4 10-inch whole-wheat tortillas 1 cup shredded low-fat cheddar and/or Monterey Jack cheese 1/4 cup pizza sauce 4 oz. sliced turkey pepperoni, or cooked chicken or beef NOTE: For variety, add chopped green or red pepper or onion, or use a different cheese. Directions … Read More


Pretzel Shapes

Makes 4 servings Serving Size: 3 pretzels Ingredients 1 package yeast (2 1/2 teaspoons) 1/2 cup warm water (105-115°F) 1 teaspoon honey 1 1/3 cups flour (use half whole-wheat flour) 1 teaspoon salt Vegetable cooking spray Mustard Directions Wash hands and surfaces. Preheat oven to 425°F. In a small bowl, dissolve yeast in warm water, … Read More


Surprise Salad

Makes 12 servings Ingredients 1 apple 2 bananas 1/2 cup lemon juice 3 cups carrots, shredded 1/2 cup sugar 1/3 cup seedless raisins 1/2 cup low-fat salad dressing Directions Wash hands and surfaces. Wash apples, bananas, and carrots. Chop apple. Peel and slice bananas and put in a mixing bowl. Add lemon juice to keep … Read More


Tacos

Makes 12 servings Serving Size: 1 taco Ingredients 1 1/2 lb. lean ground beef 1 small onion, chopped 1/4 teaspoon cumin 1/2 teaspoon oregano 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder 12 taco shells 2 cups shredded low-fat Monterey Jack or taco cheese 1 cup dark green lettuce, washed and shredded Directions Wash hands and surfaces. In a … Read More


Tossed Green Salad

Makes 12 servings   Ingredients 12 cups dark green leaf lettuce 4 cups tomatoes, chopped 6 green onions, chopped 2 cups cauliflower, sliced Low-fat salad dressing Directions Wash hands and surfaces. Wash lettuce in the colander under cool, running water. Drain well. Tear into bite sized pieces and place in a large bowl. Wash tomatoes … Read More


Taco Bowl

Makes 1 serving Ingredients 7/8-ounce bag baked corn tortilla chips 2 tablespoons mild salsa 1/2 tomato 1/2 cup shredded dark green lettuce 1/2 cup shredded low-fat cheese Directions Wash hands and surfaces. Wash tomato and lettuce. Dice tomato. Shred lettuce. Place chips in bowl. Top with lettuce, tomato, cheese, and salsa. Refrigerate leftovers immediately. … Read More


Fruit Salsa with Cinnamon Chips

Makes 4 servings Ingredients 1 cup strawberries 1 banana 1 kiwifruit 1 Granny Smith apple (with peel) 1/2 cup sugar, divided 1/4 teaspoon nutmeg 1 1/2 teaspoons cinnamon, divided 2 tablespoons lemon juice 4 whole-wheat tortillas Vegetable cooking spray Directions Wash hands and surfaces. Wash strawberries and remove stems. Chop into small pieces on cutting … Read More


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