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  • Grilled Lemon-Sage Chicken

    Grilled Lemon-Sage Chicken Fresh sage and rosemary impart a different flavor to grilled chicken. Tomato halves and corn on the cob can grill along with the chicken. Ingredients 6 boneless, skinless ch...

  • Roasted Asparagus and Mushrooms with Rosemary

    Roasted Asparagus and Mushrooms with Rosemary Ingredients 1 lb. trimmed fresh asparagus 8 oz. shiitake or button mushrooms, cleaned and trimmed 2 tsp. olive, canola, or corn oil 1 tsp. chopped fresh r...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Blue-Green Canapés

    Blue-Green Canapés Ingredients 2 oz. low-fat (Neufchatel) cream cheese 2 oz. blue cheese (about 1/4 cup) 12 large seedless green grapes 1/4 cup walnuts 24 miniature Melba toasts Directions Let cream ...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Homemade Chicken Parmigiana

    Homemade Chicken Parmigiana When you cook at home, you know what’s in there. You can make nutritional room for the saturated fat in the cheese by using an egg white instead of a whole egg to dip the ...

  • Lime Shrimp Kebabs

    Lime Shrimp Kebabs There’s nothing like a summer barbecue with family and friends to celebrate the season. For a quick, easy, and healthy meal, add a green salad and fresh corn on the cob and you’re ...

  • 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...

  • Updated Macaroni and Cheese

    Updated Macaroni and Cheese As many as 17 percent of American children are at increased risk for serious health problems due to obesity. And while you may think kids are more likely to gain weight wh...

  • April Fool

    April Fool In food-speak, a “fool” is a quick English dessert of cooked berries layered with whipped cream. Traditionalists make it with gooseberries, but strawberries and raspberries work fine. It’s...

  • 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...

  • Raspberry Mustard Dip

    Raspberry Mustard Dip You can buy ready-made raspberry mustard, but you won’t find the depth of flavor you get when you mix your own. Ingredients 1 cup fresh or frozen raspberries 1/4 cup coarse grou...

  • Seedless Raspberry Sauce

    Seedless Raspberry Sauce This recipe takes out the fiber, but leaves a big, concentrated raspberry flavor. You can add it to a vinaigrette salad dressing or layer it with strawberry preserves and whi...

  • Strawberry Spinach Salad

    Strawberry Spinach Salad Dressing 1/3 cup balsamic vinegar 1 tbsp. sugar 1 tbsp. extra virgin olive oil In a small saucepan, bring balsamic vinegar to a boil. Add sugar and cook until syrupy, about t...

  • Strawberry Spread

    Strawberry Spread  We’re not talking about making preserves here, just a quick spread to refrigerate and use within a week. Stir it into vanilla yogurt—it’s better than fruit on the bottom. Ingredie...

  • 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...

  • Crunchy Chicken Salad

    Crunchy Chicken Salad Ingredients 2 cups chunked cooked chicken ½ cup celery ¼ cup green pepper ¼ onion ½ cucumber 1 small diced apple (leave the peel on) ½ cup grapes ¼ cup yogurt, plain Directions ...

  • Mushroom Barley Soup

    Mushroom Barley Soup The hardest part of making this soup is buying the right barley. Read the package and make sure it’s quick-cooking “pearled” barley. Ingredients 3 cups fresh mushrooms, any varie...

  • Mushroom Crab Appetizer

    Mushroom Crab Appetizer Ingredients 8 oz. fresh mushrooms 8 oz. lump crabmeat 1 tbsp. olive oil 1/2 cup minced onions 1 tbsp. skim milk 4 oz. reduced-fat cream cheese (Neuchâtel), softened 1/4 cup ch...

  • Skillet Zucchini with Chopped Tomatoes

    Skillet Zucchini with Chopped Tomatoes Ingredients 1 tsp. whipped light butter or olive oil (for vegetarian) 1 cup chopped onion 4 small (6 in./15 cm) zucchinis, thinly sliced 2 medium tomatoes, chop...

  • Mandarin Stir-Fry Beef

    Mandarin Stir-Fry Beef Ingredients 8 oz. beef top sirloin or top round steak, cut into bite-sized strips juice from 1 to 2 tangerines (1/4 cup) 2 tbsp. Hoisin or oyster sauce 1 tbsp. lite soy sauce 2...

  • Roasted Asparagus

    Roasted Asparagus Ingredients 1 pound fresh asparagus 1 tablespoon olive oil 1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar Directions Trim and wash asparagus. Preheat oven to 425 degrees. When oven is hot, spread 1 ...

  • 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...

  • Fresh Lemon Broccoli Pesto-Style Sauce

    Fresh Lemon Broccoli Pesto-Style Sauce Ingredients 1 cup cooked broccoli pieces 1 tablespoon lemon zest 1 tablespoon chopped walnuts 1/4 cup vegetable broth 1/3 cup plain nonfat yogurt Directions If ...

  • New-Style Ham and Cheese

    New-Style Ham and Cheese Ingredients Butter-flavored cooking spray 24 wonton wrappers 1/4 pound lean, low-sodium smoked ham 4-ounce log fresh goat cheese, such as Montrachet 4 tablespoons spicy fruit...

  • 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...

  • Cantaloupe Soup

    Cantaloupe Soup This is a picture-pretty first course for a summer meal. Make in advance and serve chilled. Ingredients 2 cantaloupes 1 teaspoon ground ginger 1/4 teaspoon nutmeg 1/2 cup fat-free sou...

  • Do-It-Yourself Trail Mix

    Do-It-Yourself Trail Mix Ingredients 1 cup wheat cereal 1/4 cup dried fruit: raisins, blueberries, cranberries, chopped apricots, plums, or peaches, or a mixture 1/4 cup cashews (1 ounce) Directions ...

  • Herb Roasted Potatoes

    Herb Roasted Potatoes Ingredients 4 to 6 very small new potatoes, red or purple 1 tablespoon olive oil 1 tablespoon fresh rosemary, minced (or 1 teaspoon dried) Directions Preheat oven to 450 degrees...

  • Picnic Potato Salad

    Picnic Potato Salad Ingredients Salad: 1 pound red potatoes, washed and cut into 1-inch wedges 1/2 cup red onions, thin-sliced 1/2 pound green beans, snapped in half 1/2 cup sun-dried tomato halves 1...

  • Red Rosemary Vinegar

    Red Rosemary Vinegar Ingredients 1 quart red wine vinegar 1 handful rosemary sprigs 2 scrupulously clean 16-ounce jars with plastic lids Directions Wash and dry rosemary. Crush lightly to release fra...

  • Roasted Vegetables

    Roasted Vegetables Ingredients 1 pound carrots, peeled and cut into 2-inch pieces 1 pound white turnips, peeled and cut into 2-inch chunks 1 pound winter squash, such as Hubbard or butternut, peeled ...

  • Vegetable Dip Mix

    Vegetable Dip Mix These ingredients are in the right proportions for one batch of dip mix. For a gift jar, keep adding a round of all five ingredients, in these amounts, until you have enough to fill...

  • Broiled Trout with Almonds

    Broiled Trout with Almonds Although rainbow trout is native to a narrow band along the West Coast of the United States, cultivation in ponds dates back more than 100 years. Today, farmers across the ...

  • Carrot-Oatmeal Muffins

    Carrot-Oatmeal Muffins Ingredients 1 cup quick oats 2 cups unbleached flour 2 teaspoons baking powder 1/4 teaspoon salt 3/4 cup dark brown sugar 1 large egg, lightly beaten 1 cup skim milk 1/4 cup ve...

  • Cream of Broccoli Soup

    Cream of Broccoli Soup Ingredients 1 cup powdered nonfat milk 2 tablespoons cornstarch 4 cups cold water 2 tablespoons low-sodium chicken bouillon powder 1 to 2 teaspoons dried basil 1 onion, chopped...

  • New World Salmon Florentine

    New World Salmon Florentine Ingredients This casserole uses chunks of fresh salmon with lots of healthy omega-3 fatty acids. It also has real cheese for flavor. Don't use low-fat Swiss--it won't melt...

  • Oriental Greens

    Oriental Greens Ingredients 1/2 cup fresh green beans 1/2 cup snow peas 1 cup cauliflower florets 1 cup sliced water chestnuts, drained 2 large radishes, thinly sliced 2 scallions (also called spring...

  • Southeastern Seasoned Catfish

    Southeastern Seasoned Catfish Ingredients 2 boneless, skinless catfish fillets (about 3/4 pound) 2 teaspoons dried minced onion 1/2 teaspoon paprika 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pe...