Freckle Popovers

Makes 12 mini-popovers Ingredients Vegetable cooking spray 1 egg 1/3 cup fat-free milk 1/3 cup flour 2 tablespoons shredded low-fat cheddar cheese 1/2 teaspoon garlic or onion powder Directions Wash hands and surfaces. Spray mini-muffin cups with vegetable spray. Break eggs into mixing bowl and beat gently. Add milk, flour, and garlic or onion powder … Read More


Corn, Sweet Onion, and Tomato Salad

Makes 10 servings Ingredients 3 cans corn, whole-kernel (11-ounce cans) 2 large tomatoes, diced 1 large sweet onion, cut into thin strips 1 bunch cilantro, minced 2 limes, juiced 1/3 cup rice vinegar Salt to taste Directions In a large bowl, combine corn, tomatoes, sweet onion, and cilantro. Squeeze lime juice over mixture and mix … Read More


Baked Potato with Cheesy Vegetables

Makes 4 servings Serving Size: 1 potato Ingredients 1 cup chopped broccoli 1/2 cup chopped onion 1/2 cup finely chopped carrots 1 tablespoon margarine 1 tablespoon flour 3/4 cup fat-free milk 1/2 cup shredded low-fat cheddar (or other low-fat) cheese 4 potatoes Directions Wash hands and surfaces. Scrub and bake potatoes in oven for 1 … Read More


Bean Dip

Makes 6 servings Ingredients 15 ounces canned kidney beans 1 tablespoon vinegar 3/4 teaspoon chili powder 1/8 teaspoon ground cumin 1/4 cup water 2 teaspoons onion, minced 1 cup reduced-fat cheddar cheese, grated Directions Drain kidney beans in the colander and rinse under running water. Place the rinsed beans, vinegar, chili powder, and cumin in … Read More


Nearly a Five-Group Sundae

Makes 1 serving Ingredients Choose one food from each food group. Dairy Group Low-fat vanilla yogurt or other flavor, plain or with fruit Protein Group Nuts or seeds, such as cashews, peanuts, almonds, walnuts, pecans, or sunflower seeds Fruit Group Fresh, frozen, or canned fruit, such as pineapple, strawberries, peaches, raspberries, blueberries, blackberries, mixed berries, … Read More


Sweet Potato Recipes

Oven Fries  Makes 6 servings Serving Size: 10 fries Ingredients Non-stick cooking spray 4 medium baking potatoes or sweet potatoes 2 tablespoons oil seasonings (optional)* *Try one or several of these seasonings: salt, pepper, seasoning salt, garlic powder, onion powder, chili powder, paprika Directions Preheat oven to 475°F. Lightly spray baking sheet with non-stick cooking … Read More


Sweet Potato Fries

Ingredients: 1 sweet potato, unpeeled and washed 1 teaspoon oil optional spices (see below) Optional Spices: For additional seasoning and variety, you could add cinnamon and sugar garlic powder paprika curry powder cayenne pepper Italian seasoning your favorite non-salt seasoning Directions: 1. Preheat oven to 450 degrees. 2. Cut potato into fry-like strips: First cut … Read More


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