Wheat Combo Snack Mix

Ingredients 1 1/2 cups wheat crispy corn cereal squares 1 cup O-shaped cereal 3/4 cup baked or whole-grain fish crackers 1 cup oyster crackers 1 1/4 cups tiny twist pretzels Cooking spray 3/4 teaspoon garlic powder 3/4 teaspoon onion powder 1/2 teaspoon dill weed 1/8 teaspoon black pepper Directions Wash hands and surfaces. Turn electric … Read More


Food Group Butterfly

Makes 1 serving Serving Size: 1 butterfly Ingredients 1 slice low-fat American cheese 1 celery stalk, 3 inches long 1 tablespoon peanut butter or reduced-fat or fat-free cream cheese 2 to 6 raisins 2 pretzel sticks Directions Wash hands and surfaces. Wash and cut celery into a 3-inch long piece. Cut cheese slice diagonally with … 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


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


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


Trail Mix

Ingredients Whole-wheat or corn square cereal Oat O-shaped cereal Pretzels Small animal-shaped cookies Raisins NOTE: Other cereals and dried fruits could be used for this trail mix. Directions Wash hands and surfaces. Put some of each food in a small bowl. Take one spoonful from each bowl and place in a baggie. Shake the baggie … Read More


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