Fruit Pizza

Makes 12 servings Ingredients 1/2 cup margarine 1 cup sugar (divided in half) 2 teaspoons vanilla extract (divided in half) 1 egg 2 cups flour (use half whole-wheat flour) 2 teaspoons baking powder 8 ounces light or reduced fat or fat-free cream cheese Sliced strawberries, kiwifruit, bananas, mandarin oranges, pears, peaches, blueberries, or grapes Directions … Read More


Blueberry/banana Sundaes

Makes 1 serving Ingredients 1/2 cup whole-grain cereal Half of a 6-ounce container plain or flavored nonfat or low-fat yogurt 1/4 cup blueberries (fresh or frozen and thawed) 1/2 banana Directions Wash hands and surfaces. Wash all fresh fruit. Peel and slice bananas. Spoon some of the yogurt into your serving bowl. Sprinkle with cereal … Read More


Cheesy Fruit Skewers

Makes 1 serving Serving Size: 1 skewer Ingredients 3 chunks of fruit (strawberries, kiwifruit, grapes, pineapple, apples, oranges) 3 cheese chunks, any kind Directions Wash hands and surfaces. Wash fruit. Peel fruit such as kiwi, pineapple, and oranges. Cut fruit into chunks. Cut cheese into chunks. Put fruit and cheese on a skewer. Refrigerate leftovers … Read More


Fresh Fruit Dippers

Makes 1 serving Ingredients 6-ounce container nonfat or low-fat vanilla or strawberry yogurt 2 to 3 strawberries 1/4 to 1/2 banana Directions Wash hands and surfaces. Wash fruit. Peel banana. Cut fruit into chunks or pieces – halve the strawberries and slice the bananas. Use a fork to dip fruit into yogurt. Refrigerate leftovers immediately. … Read More


Green Egg Salad

Makes 1 serving Serving Size: 1 sandwich Ingredients 1/2 hard-boiled egg 2 teaspoons mashed fresh avocado 1 teaspoon sweet salad pickle cubes 1/8 teaspoon black pepper Directions Place all ingredients in a snack-size resealable plastic bag. Be sure bag is sealed and then mash ingredients together until well-mixed. Snip off bottom corner of bag and … Read More


Easy Breakfast Parfait

Makes 1 serving Serving Size: 1 parfait Ingredients 1/2 cup nonfat vanilla yogurt 1/4 cup sliced fruit (any kind) 3 tablespoons granola type cereal 1 tablespoon sliced almonds or other nuts Directions Place 1/4 cup yogurt in the bottom of a small cup. Top with 2 tablespoons sliced fruit. Layer 1 1/2 tablespoons cereal on … Read More


Germbuster’s Smoothie

Makes 2 servings Ingredients 2 cups cubed honeydew melon, frozen 1/2 cup lime sherbet 1 tablespoon lime juice Directions Cube and freeze honeydew melon overnight. Put all ingredients in a blender and mix until smooth. Serve immediately. … Read More


Whole Grains To-Go

Makes 40 servings (120 small balls or 30 bars) Serving Size: 3 balls Ingredients 6 cups old-fashioned rolled oats 1/2 cup chopped pecans, almonds, or walnuts 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon 3/4 cup water 4 tablespoons honey 3/4 cup low-fat chunky peanut butter 3/4 cup dried fruit (raisins, cranberries, blueberries, cherries, etc.) Directions In a large … Read More


Fruity Fizz

Makes 1 serving Ingredients Choose 1/2 cup of fizz Seltzer water Ginger ale Choose 1/2 cup of 100% fruit juice Grape juice Orange juice Apple juice Lemon juice Choose 1/2 cup of a fruit Strawberries Raspberries Blueberries Oranges Grapes Peaches Directions Pour juice and fizz over ice. Add in fruit and stir. Example 1 1/2 … Read More


Rainbow Parfait

Makes 1 serving   Ingredients Use a variety of fruits you have on hand. Ask an adult to help cut the fruit. 1/2 cup nonfat yogurt 2 tablespoons crunchy whole grain cereal 2 fresh strawberries cut into bite-sized pieces 6 fresh blueberries 2 tablespoons cut up peaches (fresh or canned) 2 tablespoons pineapple chunks (fresh … Read More


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