French Toast with Fruit

Makes 8 servings Serving Size: 1 slice Ingredients 4 large eggs, beaten 1 cup skim milk 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon or nutmeg 1/2 teaspoon vanilla 8 slices whole-wheat bread 1 tablespoon margarine 3 cups strawberries, sliced 1/3 cup maple syrup Dash of ground cinnamon Directions In a large bowl, beat eggs with a fork or … Read More


Yogurt Pops

Makes 2 servings Serving Size: 1 yogurt pop Ingredients 1 (8-ounce) cartons of low-fat yogurt, any flavor 1/4 cup of orange juice 1 tablespoon honey Directions Stir the following ingredients together in a bowl: 1 carton yogurt 1/4 cup orange juice 1 tablespoon honey Pour the mixture into the paper cups and put in freezer … 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


Quick Apple Cinnamon Oatmeal

Makes 1 serving Ingredients 1/2 cup quick-cooking oats 2/3 cup water 1/4 cup unsweetened applesauce 1/4 teaspoon apple pie spice Directions Pour oats into a microwave-safe bowl Add water to the oats. Cover with wax paper. Cook in microwave for 1 to 2 minutes or until thickened. Use hot pads to remove bowl from the … Read More


Italian Mixed Vegetables

Makes 4 servings Ingredients 1 zucchini, sliced 1 yellow squash, sliced 1/2 red or green bell pepper, chopped 2 tomatoes, chopped 1/4 low-calorie Italian salad dressing 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese Directions Wash, slice, and chop vegetables as indicated. Mix vegetables and salad dressing together in a microwave safe casserole dish. Cook vegetables in microwave … Read More


Grilled Cheese Roll-Ups

Makes 2 servings Serving Size: 2 roll-ups Ingredients 4 slices whole wheat bread, crusts removed 2-3 slices of cheese 1/6 cup melted butter Directions Roll each slice of bread flat using a rolling pin Place one slice of cheese onto the bread. Then roll up bread and cheese and secure with toothpick. Brush the outside … Read More


Egg Salad Sandwiches

Makes 6 servings Serving Size: 1 sandwich Ingredients 6 eggs, hard-boiled, chopped 3 tablespoons pickle relish 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper 1/3 cup fat-free mayonnaise 12 whole-wheat bread slices 2 tomatoes (optional) Lettuce (optional) Directions Combine eggs, relish, pepper, and mayonnaise in mixing bowl. Mash and mix well. Broil or toast bread (optional). Slice tomatoes … Read More


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


Baked Pork Chops

Makes 4 servings Ingredients 1 egg white 1/4 cup evaporated skim milk 1 pound boneless pork sirloin chops 1/2 cup cornflake crumbs 1 tablespoon taco seasoning mix Directions Preheat oven to 375°F. Trim all fat from chops and discard. Beat egg white with evaporated skim milk in a small bowl. Place pork chops in a … Read More


Chicken and Rice with Salsa

Makes 8 servings Ingredients 2 cups instant brown rice 2 pounds boneless, skinless chicken breasts 2 cups salsa 1 cup water 1/2 cup reduced-fat cheddar cheese, shredded Directions Preheat oven to 400°F. Spray a baking dish with cooking spray. Spread uncooked rice in bottom of dish. Lay chicken breasts on top of rice. Combine salsa … Read More


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