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Healthy Recipe: Cranberry Crostini

Prep time:  10 mins Cook time:  15 mins Total time:  25 mins Serves: 4 INGREDIENTS Crostini 1 small loaf of artisan whole grain bread, sliced into ½-inch thick slices 1 tablespoon olive oil 5 ounces goat cheese, preferably at room temperature (Brie, ricotta, or cream cheese would be fine substitutes) Cranberry orange sauce ½ cup [...]

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Roasted Vegetables with Apples

This makes a great side dish for fall to accompany roast turkey or pork loin. 1 butternut squash (small, cubed) 1 granny smith apple (cored and diced) 2 red bell pepper (seeded and diced) 1 sweet potatoes (peeled and cubed) 3 yukon gold potatoes (cubed) 1 purple onion (quartered) 1 tbsp chopped fresh thyme 2 [...]

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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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