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…

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…

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….

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…

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…

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…

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…