December 5, 2020

Sweet Fall Yams

Sweet Fall Yams Serves 4 Ingredients 1lb. mixed sweet potatoes and yams, peeled, cut into 1-inch cubes 2 medium pears, ripe, cored and cut into ¾ inch pieces 2 tsp. lemon juice 4 tsp. cornstarch 1/8 tsp. salt 1/8 tsp allspice ¼ cup apple juice or cider ¼ cup golden raisins or dates 1/3 cup fat free milk […]
December 5, 2020

Fruity Cabbage Slaw

Fruity Cabbage Slaw Serves 4 Ingredients 1 cup plain fat-free yogurt or sour cream 1/3 cup apple cider vinegar ¼ cup apple juice ½ tsp. salt ¼ tsp. celery seed 6 cups red cabbage, shredded 2 carrots, grated 1 granny smith apple, diced (any tart and crisp variety will work) 1 bartlett pear, diced ¼ cup red onion, […]
December 5, 2020

Sweet Potato Casserole

Sweet Potato Casserole Ingredients 3 lbs. sweet potatoes, peeled and cut into chunks 1/3 cup fat free milk ¼ cup eggbeater or egg whites 2 TBSP brown sugar ½ tsp. salt ½ tsp. vanilla extract ½ tsp. ground cinnamon Non-stick cooking spray Directions Place the sweet potatoes in a large saucepan or Dutch oven. Cover with water. Bring […]
December 5, 2020

Cool-as-a-Cucumber Salad

Cool-as-a-Cucumber Salad Serves 6 Ingredients 4 cups cooked brown rice, cooled 1 medium cucumber, seeds removed, peeled and diced ¾ cup plain non-fat yogurt or sour cream ¼ onion, fine diced 1 TBSP. balsamic vinegar 2 tsp. dried dill weed 1 tsp. salt ¼ tsp fresh ground black pepper Fresh herbs for garnish- cilantro, mint, and/or basil Directions […]
November 21, 2020

Chicken Black Bean Salad

Chicken Black Bean Salad Serves 4 Ingredients 6 cups fresh baby spinach 1-15 oz. can black beans, rinsed and drained 1 cup bell pepper, chopped 2 cups chicken breasts, cooked and shredded 1 cup salsa 4 TBSP. fat-free sour cream Directions 1. In a large bowl, combine the shredded chicken breast, black beans, bell pepper, and salsa 2. […]
November 21, 2020

Sun-Dried Tomato Hummus

Sun-Dried Tomato Hummus Serves 8 – ¼ cup servings Ingredients 1- 15 oz. can garbanzo beans, rinsed and drained 1/3 cup fat-free yogurt 2-3 TBSP. tahini 3 cloves garlic 3 TBSP. sun dried tomato bits 1 tsp. dried oregano 1 tsp. dried mint 2-3 tsp. lemon juice Salt and pepper to taste Pita bread or fresh cut veggies, […]
November 21, 2020

Sunshine Stew

Sunshine Stew Serves 6 Ingredients 6 cups veggie broth 1 ½ cups spilt mung beans 2 tomatoes, chopped 2 cups yams, peeled and chopped 1 tsp. fresh garlic, minced 2 TBSP. dried parsley 1 tsp. dried dill weed 2 cups broccoli florets 1 TBSP. soy sauce Fresh ground black pepper Dash of hot sauce if desired Directions 1. Place […]
November 21, 2020

Green Citrus Salad

Green Citrus Salad with Fat-Free Honey Dressing Serves 6 Ingredients ¼ cup honey ¼ cup white wine vinegar 2 heads of romaine lettuce 1 head radicchio, leaves separated 2 satsumas, peeled and in segments 1 cup dried cranberries Directions 1.  Combine vinegar and honey with ¼ cup of water in a jar or small bowl. 2.  If in […]
November 21, 2020

Raisin-Carrot Cake

Raisin-Carrot Cake Serves 12 Ingredients 1 cup raisins 1 cup carrots, grated ½ cup honey ¼ cup dates, chopped 1 tsp. cinnamon 1 tsp. all spice ½ tsp. nutmeg ¼ tsp. ground clove 1 ½ cups whole wheat flour ½ cup bran 1 tsp. baking soda ¼ cup walnut pieces Directions 1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. […]