Tag: healthy

Cucumber and Pomegranate/Cranberry Salad

Prep Time: 20 minutes  Cook Time: none Makes: 5 servings Good for: side dish, lunch, dinner Ingredients 2 large cucumbers 3 cups chopped fresh cilantro 1 cup pomegranate seeds (alternative: cranberries) 3 tbsp extra-virgin olive oil 2 tbsp lime juice 1 scallion, thinly

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Chicken, Pear and Spinach Pita

Prep Time: 10 minutes  Cook Time: 20 minutes Makes: 6 servings Good for: lunch, snack Ingredients 12 ounces skinless, boneless chicken breast halves 2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar, divided 3 whole wheat pita bread rounds, halved 1/4 cup light mayonnaise 1 ounce feta cheese

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Pumpkin Overnight Oats

Prep Time: 5 minutes  Cook Time: over night Makes: 1 bowl Good for: breakfast Ingredients 1/2 cup plain nonfat Greek yogurt 1/2 cup pumpkin purée 1/4 cup old-fashioned oats 1/2 tbsp sugar 1/4 tsp ground cinnamon Instructions Add all of the ingredients to a

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Zucchini Bake with Tomatoes, Garlic, and Parmesan

Prep Time: 5 minutes  Cook Time: 25 minutes Makes: 6 servings Good for: side, main dish (add chicken!) Ingredients 2 large zucchini, cut into quarters 10 oz grape tomatoes (cut in halves) OR 2 large diced tomatoes 5 garlic cloves, minced 1.2 cup

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Raspberry Beet Smoothie

Total time: 5 minutes Makes: 2 smoothies Good for: breakfast, snack Ingredients 1 small beet (ends trimmed, peeled, chopped) 1 1/2 cups raspberries 1 banana 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract 1/2 cup nonfat plain Greek yogurt 3/4 cup milk (of

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Honey Roasted Butternut Squash with Cranberries and Feta

Prep time: 5 minutes Cook time: 35 minutes Good for: side dish Makes: 6 servings Ingredients 3 lb large butternut squash (peeled and chopped) 1-2 tablespoons olive oil salt, pepper, garlic powder to taste 1-2 cups fresh cranberries 2-3 tablespoons honey 1/4 cup

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Roasted Turnips and Potatoes

Prep Time: 10 minutes  Cook Time: 20 minutes Makes: 4 servings Good for: side dish, dinner Ingredients 2 medium turnips 12 ounces halved baby Yukon Gold potatoes 2 tablespoons olive oil 2 minced garlic cloves 1 tsp smoked paprika 1 tbsp chopped

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Cinnamon Apple Chips

Do you have any favorite fall foods? With summer officially gone, it’s time for some fun and healthy fall snacks! Try making these super easy cinnamon apple chips. Prep time: 5 minutes Total time: 3 hours Good for: healthy snack

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March is National Nutrition Month!

Father, son, daughter cooking together

March is National Nutrition Month – what better time to learn some of the latest tips for eating healthy? Which tips will you try, and what tips of your own would you share with other families?

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How to have a healthy holiday

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By following a few simple tips, your New Year’s resolution won’t have to be a diet!

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