Apple Fruit Salad

Makes 8 servings Ingredients 2 Golden Delicious apples, diced 2 Red Delicious apples, diced 2 bananas, peeled and sliced 1 1/2 cups red seedless grapes 1/2 cup plain nonfat yogurt 2 tablespoons orange juice 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon Directions Cut up all fruit and mix together in a medium bowl. Combine yogurt, orange juice, and … Read More


Sunshine Smoothie

Makes 2 servings Ingredients 1/4 cup baby carrots 1/4 cup orange juice 1/2 cup frozen pineapple chunks 1/3 cup plain Greek yogurt 1/4 cup frozen mango chunks 1 tablespoon honey Directions Measure out ingredients and blend in a blender. Don’t forget to refrigerate the remainder of the ingredients. … Read More


Food Group Parfait

Makes 2 servings Ingredients 1 4-6 oz. carton low-fat vanilla yogurt 1/2 cup fresh or frozen fruit of your choice 4 tablespoons oat O-shaped cereal Sliced almonds or granola (optional) Directions Wash hands and surfaces. Place 2 tablespoons of yogurt into each cup. Add 2 heaping tablespoons of cereal to each cup. Then add 2 … Read More


Lemon Yogurt Fruit Cup

Makes 4 servings Ingredients 2 cups nonfat vanilla yogurt 3 tablespoons lemon instant pudding mix powder 16 graham crackers (4 sheets) 4 ounces mandarin oranges in water, drained Directions Mix yogurt and lemon pudding mix powder together in mixing bowl, set aside. Crush the graham crackers in a plastic food bag with a rolling pin … Read More


Crispy and Spicy Snack Mix

Makes 8 servings Ingredients 2 cups small, square, whole-wheat cereal 1 cup pretzel twists 1/2 cup square, reduced-fat cheese crackers 1/2 cup whole-wheat crackers 1 1/2 tablespoons butter or margarine, melted 1 tablespoon ginger stir-fry sauce 1 teaspoon chili powder 1 teaspoon ground cumin Directions Preheat oven to 250°F. See option below for microwave oven. … Read More


Colorful Coleslaw

Makes 6 servings Ingredients 2 tablespoons honey 1 tablespoon vegetable oil 1 1/2 tablespoons vinegar 1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper 2 cups green cabbage, shredded 1 cup red cabbage, shredded 1/4 cup onion, finely chopped 1 medium carrot, grated 1/2 cup bell pepper, finely chopped Directions Mix together honey, vegetable oil, vinegar, and pepper in … Read More


Tortilla Bean Dip

Makes 16 servings Ingredients 15 ounces canned refried beans 15 ounces salsa 4 ounces low-fat cheddar cheese, shredded 8 ounces baked tortilla chips Directions Open can of refried beans and place in a bowl. Stir in salsa. To serve hot, microwave for 1-2 minutes, then stir. Top with shredded cheese and serve hot or cold … Read More


Hard Boiled Eggs

Makes 8 servings Serving Size: 1 egg Ingredients Eggs Directions Place eggs in a saucepan large enough to hold them in a single layer. Add cold water to cover eggs by 1 inch. Heat over high heat just to boiling. Remove from burner and cover pan. Let eggs stand in hot water for about 12 … Read More


Herbed Popcorn and Pretzel Mix

Makes 15 servings   Ingredients 15 cups popped 94% fat-free butter-flavor microwave popcorn (2 bags) 5 cups pretzel twists 1 tablespoon oil (or oil spray) 1 tablespoon dried parsley 1 teaspoon (or less) ground black pepper 1 teaspoon garlic powder 1/2 teaspoon onion powder 1/4 teaspoon thyme Directions In a very large bowl, toss popcorn … Read More


Pablo’s Salsa

Makes 6 servings Ingredients 3 tomatoes, diced 1/2 cup onion, finely chopped 2 green bell peppers, finely chopped 1/2 cup fresh cilantro, chopped 1 teaspoon salt 2 teaspoons lime juice 4 cups corn chips Directions Mix all ingredients except chips together. Refrigerate for at least 2 hours. Serve with corn chips. … Read More


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