Hummus is Yummus

Makes 2 servings Ingredients 1 can of garbanzo beans (chickpeas), drained, liquid reserved 1 tablespoon lemon juice 1 tablespoon olive oil 1 clove garlic, crushed 1/2 tablespoon ground cumin 1/2 teaspoon salt Sesame oil (optional) Sides for serving (choose one or a variety of all): Carrots Celery sticks Cucumber rounds Pita chips Directions Place ingredients … Read More


Chicken Pitas

Makes 2 servings Serving Size: 1/2 pita Ingredients 1/2 cup spinach leaves, washed 1/2 cup seedless grapes, each grape cut in half 1/2 cup chopped cooked chicken breast, cold 1/4 cup shredded slaw mix–can use shredded carrots and green and red cabbage in place of slaw mix 1 tablespoon green onion, sliced 2 tablespoons fat-free … Read More


Veggie Pillows

Makes 2 servings Serving Size: 1/2 pita Ingredients 1 celery stalk 1 carrot 1/2 green bell pepper 2 tablespoons low-fat ranch-style salad dressing 1 slice whole-wheat pita bread Directions Wash hands and surfaces. Wash celery and chop into small pieces. Wash and peel carrots and chop into small pieces. Wash and chop green pepper. Combine … Read More


Quick Pizza

Makes 2 servings Serving Size: 1/2 English muffin or 1 slice pita bread Ingredients 1 English muffin or pita bread, halved 1/2 cup low-sodium spaghetti sauce 1/2 cup pineapple tidbits in own juice, drained 1/2 cup lean diced ham 1/4 cup reduced-fat mozzarella cheese, shredded Directions Toast bread or muffin until very lightly browned. Preheat … Read More


Rainbow Pita Pockets

Makes 2 servings Serving Size: 1 pita pocket   Ingredients 2 whole-wheat pita pockets 2 lettuce leaves 6 grape tomatoes, sliced in half 1/4 cup shredded low-fat cheese 2 ounces lean deli meat Low-fat ranch dressing 100% fruit juice (optional) Directions Build your own Rainbow Pita Pocket by filling the pita with the ingredients. Serve … Read More


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