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“Mock” Garlic Mashed Potatoes

Recipe courtesy George Stella; Food Network.com Prep Time: 15 min Cook Time: 6 min Serves: 4 servings Ingredients 1 medium head cauliflower 1 tablespoon reduced fat cream cheese, softened 1/4 cup grated Parmesan 1/2 teaspoon minced garlic 1/8 teaspoon straight chicken base or bullion 1/8 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper 1/2 teaspoon chopped fresh or [...]

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Healthy Recipe: Creamy Chicken Casserole

Makes: 6 servings Serving Size: 1 cup Preparation Time: 20 minutes Cooking Time: 35 to 40 minutes 1. Coat a large casserole dish with cooking spray. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees. In a medium saucepan, melt the margarine over medium heat. Add the flour and whisk until it is incorporated. Slowly add the milk, [...]

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Healthy Recipe: Hummus

Ingredients: 1 clove garlic 1 (19-ounce) can garbanzo beans, half the liquid reserved 4 Tbsp lemon juice 2 Tbsp tahini ½ teaspoon salt Black pepper to taste 1 Tbsp olive oil In a blender, chop the garlic. Pour garbanzo beans into blender, reserving a Tbsp for the garnish. Add lemon juice, tahini, and salt in [...]

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Healthy Recipe: Ginger Fruit Dip

Ingredients: 1 cup low-fat cream cheese 1 cup low-fat vanilla yogurt 1 Tbsp honey 1 tsp grated ginger root (or ½ tsp ground ginger) 1  cup crushed pineapple, drained Beat cream cheese, yogurt, honey, and ginger together until creamy. Fold into pineapple. Cover and refrigerate for at least one hour before serving. Recommend trying dip [...]

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Healthy Recipe: Strawberry Shortcakes

Ingredients 1 tablespoon calorie-free sweetener 1 tablespoon cornstarch 1 cup orange juice 1/4 teaspoon vanilla or almond extract 1 1/2 cups sliced fresh strawberries (about 1 pint) 6 sponge cake dessert shells (5-ounce package) Preparation Combine sweetener and cornstarch in a small saucepan. Stir in orange juice. Bring to a boil; cook, stirring constantly, 1 [...]

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Healthy Recipe: Easy Peach Crisp

4 Servings Ingredients 1/2 cup low-fat granola without raisins 2 tablespoons unsalted butter 4 large peaches, pitted and sliced 2 tablespoons brown sugar 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1 cup vanilla low-fat frozen yogurt Preparation Preheat broiler to high. Place granola on a jelly-roll pan, spreading evenly. Broil 2 minutes, stirring after 1 minute. Melt butter [...]

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Healthy Recipe: Honey-Soy Broiled Salmon

A sweet, tangy and salty mixture of soy sauce, rice vinegar and honey does double-duty as marinade and sauce. Toasted sesame seeds provide a nutty and attractive accent. Make it a meal: Serve with brown rice and sautéed red peppers and zucchini slices. 4 servings | Active Time: 20 minutes | Total Time: 40 minutes [...]

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Healthy Recipe: Black Bean Burgers

Prep Time: 15 min Cook Time:12 min Serves: 6 burgers Ingredients 1/2 medium yellow onion, roughly chopped 1 tablespoon chopped garlic 2 (15-ounce) cans no added salt black beans, rinsed and drained, divided 2 tablespoons freshly chopped cilantro leaves 2 teaspoons freshly chopped parsley leaves 1 egg 1/2 teaspoon red pepper flakes 1/2 cup bread [...]

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Healthy Recipe: Feta Stuffed Peppers

Prep: 35 min Bake: 30min Serves: 3 Ingredients: 3 large green peppers ½ lb lean ground beef (>90% lean) 1 small onion, chopped 1 can diced tomatoes, undrained (use No Added Salt to cut the Sodium) 2 cups chopped fresh spinach ¾ cup uncooked whole wheat orzo pasta 2 TBSP. minced fresh oregano or 2 [...]

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Heart Healthy Recipe: Black Bean Brownies

We recently demonstrated how to prepare these delicious black bean brownies at Ripon Medical Center, and so many people loved them, that we decided to share the recipe with all of our friends. Makes 16 1 15 oz can no-salt –added black beans (drained and rinsed) 3 large eggs 1/3 cup canola oil ¼ cup [...]

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