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  • A Fruity Way to End the Meal

    A Fruity Way to End the Meal Ingredients 1 cup low-fat vanilla yogurt 2 tablespoons crystallized ginger, finely chopped 4 small navel oranges, peeled 8 ripe strawberries, hulled (other berries or cho...

  • Amish Potatoes with Lima Beans

    Amish Potatoes with Lima Beans Ingredients 6 large potatoes 2 teaspoons canola oil 1 large onion, chopped 1 10-ounce package frozen baby lima beans, thawed Salt and freshly ground pepper Parsley Papr...

  • Apple Carrot Salad

    Apple Carrot Salad Ingredients 1 cup shredded carrots 3 (medium) unpared and diced apples 1 tbsp. lemon juice ½ cup raisins ⅛ cup low-fat mayonnaise Directions Combine all ingredients. Chill thorough...

  • Barley Pilaf

    Barley Pilaf This is a lovely side dish for chicken or fish. Ingredients 1 tbsp. olive oil 1 cup chopped onion 1 cup sun-dried tomatoes cut into strips (if you use tomatoes that come in oil, add them...

  • Black Bean Chili

    Black Bean Chili Ingredients 1 pound black beans 2 cups onion (about 2 large), chopped 1 cup red, yellow, or green bell pepper, chopped 3 cloves garlic, crushed 2 teaspoons chili powder 2 teaspoons cu...

  • Breakfast on the Run

    Breakfast on the Run Ingredients 4 tablespoons apple butter 2 tablespoons Dijon-style mustard 3 whole-wheat English muffins, split and lightly toasted 6 1/2-ounce slices low-fat cracked black pepper h...

  • Broccoli and Walnut Salad

    Broccoli and Walnut Salad Nuts provide a host of health benefits, including lowering cholesterol levels, reducing risk for heart disease and stroke, better weight control, and lower insulin needs for...

  • Brussels Sprouts with Mushroom Sauce

    Brussels Sprouts with Mushroom Sauce Ingredients 1 pound brussels sprouts or broccoli, cabbage, kale, collards, or turnips 1 cup chicken broth, low sodium 2 tsp. lemon juice 2 tsp. spicy brown mustar...

  • Cornish Hens with Ginger Plum Stuffing

    Cornish Hens with Ginger Plum Stuffing Ingredients 2 Cornish hens (about 3 pounds total) 4 red plums, pitted and cut into bite-sized pieces 1 small onion, diced 1/2 cup cooked brown rice 1/2 cup mush...

  • Do-It-Yourself Minestrone Soup

    Do-It-Yourself Minestrone Soup Ingredients 1 tablespoon olive oil 1 small onion (about 1/2-cup chopped) 2 medium carrots, sliced 1 stalk celery, sliced 1 clove garlic (or 1 teaspoon garlic flakes) 1 t...

  • Fiesta Shrimp

    Fiesta Shrimp Ingredients 4 ounces raw large shrimp, peeled and deveined (smaller shrimp cook faster) 1/2 cup zucchini, sliced 1/4 cup of fiesta garden salsa (buy a brand that contains black beans an...

  • Fruity Nutty Spinach

    Fruity Nutty Spinach Including nuts in your diet can provide a host of health benefits. The list includes lower cholesterol levels, reduced risk for heart disease and stroke, better weight control, a...

  • Greek Roasted-Vegetable Sandwich

    Greek Roasted-Vegetable Sandwich Ingredients 1 tablespoon olive oil 1 eggplant (about a pound) 2 small zucchini 2 medium red potatoes 1 large, sweet onion (Vidalia, Spanish, or red) 1 red or yellow b...

  • Lamb Pockets

    Lamb Pockets Ingredients 1 eggplant (about 1 pound) 2 teaspoons olive oil, divided 3/4 pound lean ground lamb 1 cup onion, sliced 1 to 2 cloves garlic, minced 2 tablespoons fresh parsley, chopped 4 p...

  • Mediterranean Diced Salad

      Mediterranean Diced Salad Ingredients 1 19-ounce can chickpeas (also called garbanzo beans) 1 red pepper 1 cucumber 2 stalks celery 1 cup halved grape tomatoes Juice of 1 large lemon (abou...

  • Multigrain Chicken Soup

    Multigrain Chicken Soup Ingredients 1/2 cup raw brown rice 1/3 cup medium barley 1/3 cup red lentils 1/3 cup yellow split peas 2 large ribs celery, sliced 4 large carrots, sliced 2 cloves garlic, cru...

  • Panini for One

    Panini for One The Italians have it right when it comes to grown-up grilled sandwiches. You don’t need a Panini maker—you can use a frying pan and a heavy plate to press the sandwich. Ingredients 1 4...

  • Pear and Quinoa Salad

    Pear and Quinoa Salad Ingredients 2 cups cooked quinoa ( red provides more color ) 2 cups chopped pear 2 stalks celery, chopped 1/4 cup golden raisins 1/4 cup sliced almonds 1/4 cup raspberry vinaigr...

  • Polenta with Peppers and Cheese

    Polenta with Peppers and Cheese Ingredients 4 cups water 1½ cups cornmeal, or polenta uncooked 1 can (11 oz.) whole-kernel corn mixed with green and red peppers, drained 1 can (7 oz.) green chiles ½ ...

  • Pork Sauté with Vegetables

    Pork Saute with Vegetables Ingredients 1 teaspoon peanut oil 1 pound boneless pork (about 2 thick-cut chops), cut into 1-inch cubes 1/4 cup low-sodium soy sauce 1/4 cup water 1 tablespoon rice wine v...

  • Seasoned Salmon for One

    Seasoned Salmon for One Ingredients 6 ounces salmon fillet, skin removed 1/2 to 1 teaspoon lemon pepper seasoning (without salt) 1 teaspoon olive oil Serve with 1 cup cooked, chopped spinach with 1 t...

  • Southwestern Tex-Mex Chicken Noodle Soup

    Southwestern Tex-Mex Chicken Noodle Soup Ingredients 4 cups homemade or low-sodium chicken broth ½ cup chopped onion 1 tsp. minced garlic 2 cups cooked, cubed chicken 1 15-ounce can (about 1–1 ½ cups...

  • Stovetop Chili

    Stovetop Chili Ingredients 1 teaspoon cooking oil 1 pound beef, trimmed of all visible fat and cut into half-inch cubes 2 onions, chopped (about 2 cups) 3 cloves garlic, minced 2 tablespoons chili po...

  • Stuffed Cabbage Soup

    Stuffed Cabbage Soup Ingredients 1/2 lb. ground round 1 tsp. olive oil 1-1/2 cups sliced onion 3 garlic cloves, crushed 2 cups shredded cabbage 28-oz. can petite diced tomatoes, low sodium 14-oz. can...

  • Stuffed Peppers

    Stuffed Peppers This meal is generally lightly seasoned, which allows each diner to add condiments to individual taste. Ingredients 4 large, square red, yellow, or green bell peppers (about 1-1/2 pou...

  • Summer Squash Saute

    Summer Squash Sauté This recipe takes about 10 minutes to cook, once you’ve cut all your vegetables. It’s a good dish to top pasta or serve with grilled chicken, lean beef, or salmon. Ingredients 1 l...

  • Summer Vegetable Curry

    Summer Vegetable Curry Ingredients 1 small eggplant (about 3/4 pound) 1 small zucchini 1 tablespoon olive oil 2 cloves garlic, minced 1 onion, chopped (about 1/2 cup) 1 piece fresh ginger, about 1 in...

  • Tofu Stir-Fry

    Tofu Stir-Fry You can make this dish in a wok or a large frying pan. If you're not feeling vegetarian, you can add shrimp. It can be served over brown rice or rice noodles. It takes only minutes to p...

  • Topped Potatoes

    Topped Potatoes Sour cream or butter taste delicious on baked potatoes, but they come with a price: Both contain saturated fat and cholesterol. Here's a healthy, and tasty, alternative topping for yo...

  • Tortilla Pizzas

    Tortilla Pizzas Did you know that your kids are more likely to gain weight during the summer than while they’re in school? Help your kids maintain a healthy weight this summer by keeping them active ...

  • Tuna Salad in the Round

    Tuna Salad in the Round Ingredients 1/2 cup roasted peppers (jar variety is fine, but not in oil) 1 6-ounce can white tuna packed in water, drained and flaked 1/2 cup chopped red onion 2 plum tomatoe...

  • Vegetable Tart

    Vegetable Tart Ingredients 1 ready-made, refrigerated 9-inch pie crust 2 tablespoons water 1 large red, green, or yellow bell pepper, sliced into rings (about 1 cup) 1 onion, sliced into rings (about...

  • Vegetarian Chili

    Vegetarian Chili Ingredients 1 cup textured soy protein 7/8 cup boiling water 1 tablespoon olive oil 1 large onion, chopped 1 green bell pepper, chopped 2 cloves garlic, minced 1 28-ounce can diced t...

  • Whole-Grain Party Mix

    Whole-Grain Party Mix You can make a healthier party mix by using whole-grain cereals, olive oil instead of butter or margarine, and soy nuts or wasabi peas rather than the usual mixed nuts. Ingredie...