Apple Crisp

Ingredients 4 cups sliced apples (about 4 medium apples) 2 tablespoons margarine 3/4 cup rolled oats 1/4 cup sugar 1/4 cup whole wheat or white whole-wheat flour 2 teaspoons lemon juice Non-stick cooking spray Directions Preheat oven to 375°F. Coat 9 inch by 13 inch baking dish with non-stick cooking spray. Melt margarine in a … Read More


Turkey Stack

Makes 2 servings Ingredients 1 whole-wheat tortilla 1 pack of sliced turkey meat 1 cucumber, sliced in quarters 1 box of cherry tomatoes 1 yellow bell pepper, cut into small pieces 1 red bell pepper, cut into small pieces Directions Take the tortilla and stack turkey on top of it. Roll the tortilla into a … 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


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


Easy Cheesy Tortilla Bake

Makes 12 servings Ingredients 16 whole-wheat tortillas 2 cans low-sodium tomato soup (10 oz.) 2 cups chunky salsa 1 cup fat-free milk 4 cups cubed, cooked chicken or turkey 2 cups low-fat shredded cheddar cheese Vegetable cooking spray Directions Wash hands and surfaces. Preheat oven to 400°F. Lightly coat baking dishes with cooking spray. Cut … Read More


Basic Scrambled Eggs

Makes 2 servings Serving Size: 1 scrambled egg Ingredients 2 eggs 2 tablespoons milk Salt and pepper 1 teaspoon butter Directions Beat eggs, milk, salt, and pepper until blended in medium bowl. Heat butter in nonstick skillet over medium heat until hot. Pour in egg mixture. As eggs begin to set, pull across the pan … 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


Banana Berry Smoothie

Makes 4 servings Ingredients 2 bananas 1 cup frozen berries 1 cup vanilla low-fat yogurt 3/4 cup low-fat skim or soy milk 1/2 cup ice cubes (optional) Directions In a blender, combine bananas, frozen berries, yogurt, and milk. Blend until smooth. Add a few ice cubes and blend until smooth for a thicker consistency if … Read More


Snack Pizza

Makes 4 pizzas Serving Size: 1 pizza Ingredients 4 reduced-fat refrigerator biscuits 1/2 cup tomato sauce 1 teaspoon oregano 16 slices pepperoni or 1/2 cup diced ham 1/2 cup shredded low-fat cheese, any kind NOTE: You may substitute pizza sauce for tomato and oregano. Directions Wash hands and surfaces. Preheat oven to 400°F. Pat each … Read More


Lasagna Roll-Ups

Makes 12 servings Serving Size: 1 roll-up Ingredients 12 lasagna noodles (8 oz.) 1 pound lean ground beef 1-26 oz. jar spaghetti sauce 1-24 oz. carton low-fat cottage cheese 2 cups part-skim mozzarella cheese, shredded (8 oz.) 2 tablespoons Parmesan cheese 1 teaspoon garlic powder Vegetable cooking spray Directions Wash hands and surfaces. Preheat oven … Read More


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