Article | Mar 07 2010
Make-your-own Taco BarMakes 6 servings WHAT'S IN IT? 1 pound extra-lean or lean ground round1 (1.25-ounce) package taco seasoning mix (40% less sodium)2/3 cup water (or the amount stated on the...
Article | Mar 07 2010
Crazy Mix Veggie BurgersMakes 4 servings WHAT'S IN IT? Pick 5 of these 10 "Crazy Mix" ingredients:   1/2 cup shredded part-skim mozzarella cheese   1/2 cup shredded Cheddar cheese   1 cup finely...
Article | Mar 07 2010
Super-Duper Shakin' Snack MixMakes 3 servings WHAT'S IN IT? 1 cup mini pretzels1 cup white cheddar cheese or cheese flavored popcorn1/2 cup puffed wheat or other mini wheat cereal1/4 cup cashew...
Article | Mar 07 2010
So you can't go out because the weather is just too yucky. That doesn't mean you can't play around while you're inside! Turn on some tunes and start moving–dancing around is a great way to express...
Article | Mar 07 2010
Nuked NachosMakes 1 servingWHAT'S IN IT?1 ounce baked or 40% less-fat tortilla chips (about 15 chips; check the label!)1/3 cup shredded Monterey Jack or Mexican-style cheese3 tablespoons rinsed,...
Article | Mar 07 2010
There's no doubt that a meal of a burger, fries and soft drink tastes great. And it's fun to stop at your favorite fast food place with your family or friends. Here are some ways to eat fast food and...
Article | Mar 07 2010
Edible Apple LipsMakes 3 servings WHAT'S IN IT? 1 large red apple3 tablespoons peanut butter18 miniature marshmallows STUFF YOU NEED Apple corer (optional)KnifeCutting boardButter knife/...
Article | Mar 07 2010
Turkey-n-Stuffing PieMakes 8 servings WHAT'S IN IT?Sauce:2 tablespoons butter2 tablespoons all-purpose, unbleached flour1 (12 fluid ounce) can fat-free evaporated milk1/4 teaspoon salt1/4 teaspoon...
Article | Mar 07 2010
Are You "Safety Smart" About Exercise? Cool Things To Do Outside When It's ColdCool Things To Do Outside When It's Hot and Sticky Five Fun Ways To Get PhysicalFun Moves For Two Get in the Groove with...
Blog entry | Mar 04 2010
By: Kris Sollid, RD   Date: 3/5/10 Note: As part of National Nutrition Month, we'll be highlighting tips from our Registered Dietitians around the theme of "Nutrition from the Ground Up." For more...
Article | Mar 04 2010
Chocolate-Dipped Banana PopsMakes 4 servings WHAT'S IN IT? 2 medium bananas, peeled and halved crosswise2 tablespoons peanuts1/4 cup crisp rice cereal1/2 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips STUFF YOU NEED...
Article | Mar 04 2010
Devilish Eyeball DelicacyMakes 3 servings WHAT'S IN IT? 3 large, hardboiled eggs, chilled2 tablespoons light mayonnaise6 small green olives with pimentosKetchup (if you like!) STUFF YOU NEED Cutting...
Article | Mar 04 2010
Sunshine Spinach Salad w/Funky Fruity DressingMakes 4 servings WHAT'S IN IT? 10 oz. pre-bagged, fresh baby spinach (about 5 cups)1 large Red Delicious or Braeburn apple1/4 cup frozen orange juice...
Article | Mar 04 2010
ChocoMint ShakeMakes 1 serving WHAT'S IN IT? 1 1/2 cups low-fat chocolate milk or soymilk1/8 teaspoon peppermint extract (or a little bit less if you like just a hint of mint!) STUFF YOU NEED Small...
Article | Mar 04 2010
Smashed Yukon GoldsMakes 6 servings WHAT'S IN IT? 2 1/2 pounds (1/2 of a 5 pound bag) Yukon gold potatoes, with skin, scrubbed1/2 cup buttermilk (or low-fat milk)2 tablespoons butter, cut into small...
Article | Mar 04 2010
Popeye's Pizza BagelMakes 2 servingsWHAT'S IN IT?1 (10 ounce) package frozen, chopped spinach, thawed2 (2.5 ounce) plain, onion or garlic bagels1 cup shredded part-skim mozzarella cheese4 pinches...
Article | Mar 04 2010
Bean Salad CiaoMakes 6 servings WHAT'S IN IT? 3 (15.5 ounce) cans beans, 3 different colors (such as black, white cannellini and red kidney beans)1 medium tomato2 green onions (scallions), green and...
Article | Mar 04 2010
Saladwich PocketMakes 2 servings WHAT'S IN IT? 1 regular-size whole wheat pita4 (1-ounce) slices turkey4 (.75-ounce) slices reduced-fat American cheese1 cup pre-bagged salad mix2 tablespoons light...
Article | Mar 04 2010
Wacky WafflewichMakes 1 serving WHAT'S IN IT? 2 whole-wheat frozen waffles2 tablespoons smooth peanut butter2 tablespoons grape jelly or your favorite fruit spread1 small banana or 1/2 large banana...
Article | Mar 04 2010
Eye-opening Orange DreamMakes 1 serving WHAT'S IN IT? 2 large ice cubes1 cup (8 fluid ounces) 100% orange juice1/2 cup (4 ounces) low-fat vanilla yogurt STUFF YOU NEEDElectric blenderLiquid and dry...
Article | Mar 04 2010
Snacking keeps away the mid-morning munchies and the afternoon tummy-grumbles. Try some of these Smart Snacks today! Chocolate-Dipped Banana PopsYou'll go ape over this banana snack! The banana truly...
Article | Mar 04 2010
The entire family can enjoy cooking – and eating – these meals together!Baked Sea SticksThese yummy treats from under the sea are sure to please! Ahoy, dinner! BBQ Chicken PizzaCombine a couple of...
Article | Mar 04 2010
QuicksandMakes 8 servings WHAT'S IN IT? 1 (15-ounce) can chickpeas, drained6 tablespoons cold water1/2 small jalapeno pepper (remove seeds if you're not a spice fan!)1 small clove garlic2 tablespoons...
Article | Mar 04 2010
Dirt Bowl DessertMakes 1 servingWHAT'S IN IT?1 ounce low-fat chocolate grahams or graham snacks (1/4 cup crushed)3/4 cup chocolate pudding made from skim (fat-free) milk3 gummi worms, frogs or a...
Article | Mar 04 2010
Totally Terrific Toppers on Cucumber "Chips"Makes 1 serving WHAT'S IN IT? 1 (4.75 or 5 ounce) can light tuna or chicken breast in water, drained3 tablespoons light mayonnaise1/2 teaspoon onion...
Article | Mar 04 2010
PB & B SandwichMakes 1 servingWHAT'S IN IT? 2 slices oat bran or other whole grain bread1 small, really ripe banana (it'll have some brown spots on it when really ripe!)1 teaspoon chocolate...
Article | Mar 04 2010
Mmm Mmmorning SundaeMakes 2 servings WHAT'S IN IT?2 cups low-fat granola cereal without raisins3/4 cup (6 ounces) low-fat vanilla yogurt1 cup raspberries or blueberries, fresh or frozen (thawed)...
Article | Mar 04 2010
Buenos Días "Eggs Benedict"Makes 4 servings WHAT'S IN IT? 4 large eggs2 whole English muffins (4 halves)1 cup (4 ounces) finely shredded Mexican cheese blend1/2 cup salsa (hot, medium or mild—your...
Article | Mar 04 2010
Snacking keeps away the mid-morning munchies and the afternoon tummy-grumbles. Try some of these Smart Snacks today! Chocolate-Dipped Banana PopsYou'll go ape over this banana snack! The banana truly...
Article | Mar 04 2010
Secret Ingredient Carrot WhipMakes 2 servings WHAT'S IN IT? 1 (14 1/2 ounce) can sliced carrots1/3 cup of the carrot liquid from the can of sliced carrots1 packed tablespoon light brown sugar1...

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