Quick Health-ier Carrot Coleslaw

Ingredients ½ red or green cabbage, shredded 2 large carrots, grated ½ cup light salad dressing ½ cup Splenda (or sugar) ½ cup white vinegar 1 tbsp. pure honey Salt & pepper to taste Directions 1. Whisk the mayonnaise, Splenda, honey and vinegar together in a small bowl. 2. Grate the carrots and shred the cabbage. 3. Pour dressing over the grated cabbage and carrots, … Continue reading Quick Health-ier Carrot Coleslaw

Mango Chicken Lettuce Wraps

MANGO CHICKEN LETTUCE WRAPS WITH YOGURT DRESSING   Ingredients dressing 1/4 cups greek yogurt 2 1/2 ounces mango chutney (plus extra to serve) 1 tablespoon curry paste (yellow Thai) chicken (Mango) 1 chicken (per-cooked Rotisserie chicken skin removed, meat shredded) 1 mango (destoned, peeled, thinly sliced) 4 scallions or onions (finely diced) 1 head romaine lettuce (washed, leaves trimmed, cut into palm sized sections) 1/4 cups cilantro Directions  In a large bowl, toss chicken, mango and scallion together. Chill until required. To make the dressing: In … Continue reading Mango Chicken Lettuce Wraps

Cucumbers…Recipes, tips and more

Who knew there were so many ways to use cucumbers? I mean- sushi and eye pads are  given- but in drinks? Oooh! Here are a few of our favorites compiled from the helpful people at Chocolate and Zucchini (enough said!) Cucumber salads – Bite-size cucumbers and tomatoes with onion and feta, sprinkled with balsamic vinegar. – With baby spinach, strawberries, and cubed feta coated with … Continue reading Cucumbers…Recipes, tips and more

Best Cauliflower Ever

INGREDIENTS 4 tablespoons olive oil 1/2 large head or 1 small head cauliflower, cut into florets Salt and fresh ground pepper 3 cloves garlic, chopped 1 roasted red pepper, seeded and chopped 2 tablespoons soft tofu 1/2 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes 2 tablespoons breadcrumbs 1 tablespoon sesame seeds DIRECTIONS Heat 3 tablespoons of the olive oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Add … Continue reading Best Cauliflower Ever

Apple and Cheese Roll Up

Kid Activities has tons of kid friendly ideas…this one is such an easy snack to make, I had to share! Their recipe and tips follow. Try this recipe this week with a Rome Apple. Let us know how it turns out! APPLE AND CHEESE ROLL UP Ingredients 1 flour tortilla (6 inch diameter) 4 tbsp medium cheddar cheese, grated 1/3 cup thinly sliced or cut up apples Place … Continue reading Apple and Cheese Roll Up

Very Veggie Dip

INGREDIENTS 1 8oz. carton light sour cream 1/2 of an 8 oz. package of Neufchatel cheese (reduced fat cream cheese) 1 Tbsp. fat free milk 1/4 c. finely chopped sweet bell pepper 1/4 c. finely chopped zucchini 2 Tbsp. shredded carrot 1 Tbsp. chopped chives 1/4 tsp. salt 1/4 tsp. black pepper Fresh cut-up vegetables DIRECTIONS In a medium mixing bowl, beat sour cream, cream … Continue reading Very Veggie Dip

Zucchini Pizza Bites

Easy and healthy snack…fun and nutritious. Ready in about 15 minutes. Need other ideas for zucchini? Try Pasta Primavera or Zucchini Herb Casserole INGREDIENTS 1 tablespoon olive oil 3 zucchini, cut into 1/4-inch thick rounds Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste 1/3 cup marinara sauce 1/2 cup finely grated mozzarella 1/4 cup pepperoni minis 1 tablespoon Italian seasoning DIRECTIONS Preheat oven to broil. Heat olive oil … Continue reading Zucchini Pizza Bites