Morning Carrot Muffins

Morning Carrot Muffins

INGREDIENTS 1 ¼ cups all-purpose flour ¾ cup whole-wheat flour 1 cup sugar 2 teaspoons baking soda 1 tablespoon cinnamon ¼ teaspoon salt 2 cups shredded carrot ½ cup raisins ½ cup chopped walnuts ½ cup unsweetened  coconut 1 finely chopped medium apple 3 eggs ¼ cup...
Butternut Squash Health Bars

Butternut Squash Health Bars

INGREDIENTS ¾ cup all purpose flour ¾ cup all wheat flour 1 ½ cups old fashioned oats ½ cup sliced almonds 1 teaspoon baking soda ¼ teaspoon salt 1 ½ cups cubed butternut squash 2 teaspoons pumpkin pie spice ½ cup unsalted butter, softened 1 cup light brown sugar ¾...
Apple Spinach Salad

Apple Spinach Salad

INGREDIENTS 5 ounces fresh spinach 4 large Gala apples 2 ounces sharp white cheddar cheese, shredded ½ cup slivered almonds, toasted (see directions below) ½ cup golden raisins Dressing: 2 tablespoons honey 1 tablespoon olive oil 1 tablespoon cider vinegar ¼ teaspoon...
Scalloped Okra and Corn

Scalloped Okra and Corn

INGREDIENTS 4 cups sliced fresh or frozen okra 4 tablespoons olive oil 1 ½ cups cooked corn kernels, drained 2 tablespoons whole wheat flour 1 cup skim milk 8 ounces shredded 2% cheddar cheese 1 cup Italian style dry bread crumbs DIRECTIONS: Stir fry okra in 2...
Sweet and Savory Cucumber Salad

Sweet and Savory Cucumber Salad

INGREDIENTS 2 medium cucumbers 2 tablespoons coarse kosher salt 1/4 cup slivered, blanched almonds 1 teaspoon minced garlic 20 seedless grapes 1 cup fresh blueberries 2 tablespoons olive oil 1 teaspoon white wine vinegar Sodium-free seasoning blend, to taste...
Balsamic Veggie Pasta

Balsamic Veggie Pasta

INGREDIENTS 4 tablespoons olive oil, divided 2 cloves garlic, minced 1 small zucchini, chopped 1 small yellow squash 2 tomatoes, chopped 1/2 cup green onions, chopped Salt and pepper to taste 2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar 1 teaspoon dried basil 8 ounces whole wheat...
Broccoli Grape Pasta Salad

Broccoli Grape Pasta Salad

INGREDIENTS 3/4 cup diced pecans 8 ounces whole grain pasta 5 slices turkey bacon 2 cups seedless red grapes 1 pound fresh broccoli 3/4 cup low-fat mayonnaise 1/4 cup honey 1/3 cup diced onions 1/3 cup red wine vinegar DIRECTIONS Preheat oven to 350 degrees.  Bake...
Broccoli Pizza

Broccoli Pizza

INGREDIENTS 1½ cups shredded Monterey Jack cheese 1 12-inch whole wheat pizza crust 1 cup chopped broccoli florets 1 medium zucchini, thinly sliced 1 medium onion, sliced into strips ½ medium red bell pepper, cut into strips 1 medium tomato, thinly sliced 2 cloves...
Kale Pesto

Kale Pesto

INGREDIENTS 6-7 cups of chopped fresh kale 1/2 cup shelled, roasted and salted pecans or pistachios 1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice 2 cloves garlic, chopped 1 whole avocado, peeled and seed removed salt and pepper to taste DIRECTIONS...
Chicken & Brussels Sprouts 1-Pan Meal

Chicken & Brussels Sprouts 1-Pan Meal

INGREDIENTS 2 skinless, boneless chicken breasts (About one pound) 1 tablespoon olive oil 12-14 Brussels sprouts, trimmed and quartered 1 cup sliced fresh mushrooms 1 red bell pepper, diced, about one cup 1 medium yellow onion, diced, about one cup 2 cloves garlic,...

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