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  • All Red and Ready-to-Go Pizza

    All Red and Ready-to-Go Pizza Ingredients 1 whole-wheat flat bread (pita without the pocket, about 8 inches in diameter) 2 tablespoons roasted red pepper (packed in water) 2 tablespoons thinly sliced...

  • 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...

  • Base for a Variation on Hummus

    Base for a Variation on Hummus These ingredients are in the right proportions for one batch of spread. For a gift jar, keep adding a round of all four ingredients, in these amounts, until you fill th...

  • Blueberry Banana Smoothie

    Blueberry Banana Smoothie Ingredients 1 frozen ripe banana 1/2 cup frozen blueberries 1 cup skim milk Directions Bananas that are getting past ripe work perfectly in smoothies. Peel them, wrap them i...

  • 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 ...

  • Carrot Oat Bran Muffins

    Carrot Oat Bran Muffins Ingredients 1 cup oat bran 1 cup powdered nonfat milk 1 teaspoon baking powder 1 teaspoon baking soda 1 teaspoon cinnamon 2 tablespoons Splenda brown sugar blend 3 large eggs,...

  • Ciabatta Pizza

    Ciabatta Pizza Ciabatta, the Italian flat bread popular in panini (toasted sandwiches), makes a handy pizza base. You can reduce the carbs and calories slightly by pulling out some of the soft interi...

  • 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 ...

  • Fresh Cranberry Applesauce

    Fresh Cranberry Applesauce Ingredients 1 pound apples (3 medium-sized) 1/2 cup fresh cranberries 1 tablespoon sugar, or 2 packets artificial sweetener 1/2 cup water Directions Peel and core apples. C...

  • Peach Berry Crisp

    Peach Berry Crisp Ingredients 4 peaches, peeled and sliced 1 cup blueberries 1 teaspoon lemon juice 2 tablespoons granulated sugar 1 teaspoon ground ginger 2 tablespoons walnuts, finely chopped 1/4 c...

  • Peach Melba Smoothie for Two

    Peach Melba Smoothie for Two Ingredients 1 cup sliced peaches, fresh, frozen, or canned (drained and rinsed) 1 cup fat-free vanilla yogurt 1 cup crushed ice 1 cup fresh or frozen unsweetened raspberr...

  • Pineapple Smoothies

    Pineapple Smoothies Ingredients 1 cup fresh pineapple chunks 1 cup light vanilla yogurt 1 cup crushed ice Directions Put ingredients in a blender. Puree and pour. Serves two Each serving contains abo...

  • Pink Lemonade

    Pink Lemonade Ingredients 1 fresh, large lemon 1/2 cup very ripe strawberries plus one for garnish 1 packet sweetener 1 cup cold water Ice cubes Directions Cut the lemon in half and remove seeds. Use...

  • Pitcher-Perfect Iced Tea

    Pitcher-Perfect Iced Tea Ingredients 4 tea bags: regular, decaffeinated, or herbal 4 cups water Directions Bring water to a rolling boil. Pour water over tea bags in a teapot, pitcher, or other one-q...

  • Quick Apple Crisp

    Quick Apple Crisp Ingredients 1/3 cup graham cracker crumbs 1/3 cup quick oats 2 tablespoons brown sugar 1 teaspoon cinnamon 2 pounds apples (about 6, medium-sized) 1/2 cup water 1 tablespoon butter ...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Strawberry-Kiwi Spritzer

    Strawberry-Kiwi Spritzer Ingredients 1 kiwi fruit 1/2 cup strawberries About 3/4 cup plain seltzer (club soda without sodium) Ice cubes Directions Peel the kiwi and mash it in a strainer over a glass...

  • 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...

  • 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...