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Month: July 2015

Beef & Pork 0

Pork Chop Suey

Chop suey is often made with bamboo shoots and water chestnuts—add them to this recipe if you wish. Serve with: Udon noodles. 4 servings, about 1 cup each II Active Time: 30 minutes II Total Time: 30 minutes Ingredients: 1 cup reduced-sodium chicken broth 3 tablespoons reduced-sodium soy sauce 2 tablespoons molasses, preferably blackstrap 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground pepper 5 teaspoons cornstarch […]

Desserts 0

No-Bake Cherry Cheesecake

This no-bake cherry cheesecake is an easy summertime treat. This no-bake cheesecake recipe has omega-3-rich walnuts in the graham cracker crust and uses nonfat Greek yogurt and reduced-fat cream cheese in the filling to keep saturated fat in check. If you want a bright red topping, use sour cherries. Sweet cherries give it a more purple hue. To make gluten-free […]

Christmas Desserts 0

Lemon Squares

Lemon squares are so delicious, but classic lemon square recipes tip the scales with their calories and saturated fat. Our healthy lemon squares recipe shaves almost 200 calories and more than 5 grams of saturated fat per lemon square. For a variation, use lime juice in place of the lemon juice. 9 squares, 2 1/2 inches each II Active Time: 25 […]

Ethnicity > American 0

Seven-Layer Salad

This makeover of a Midwestern classic tops layers of lettuce, peas, bell pepper and tomatoes with a creamy, tangy dressing. The salad stays fresh underneath until it’s served and gets even better when held overnight. 10 servings, about 1 cup each II Active Time: 30 minutes II Total Time: 30 minutes Ingredients 8 cups shredded romaine lettuce 1 cup frozen peas, thawed […]

Diabetic Baking 0

Peanut Butter & Pretzel Truffles

These peanut butter-pretzel truffles satisfy your craving for something sweet and salty. 20 truffles II Active Time: 15 minutes II Total Time: 2 hours Ingredients 1/2 cup crunchy natural peanut butter 1/4 cup finely chopped salted pretzels 1/2 cup milk chocolate chips, melted (see Tip) Preparation Combine peanut butter and pretzels in a small bowl. Chill in the freezer until firm, about […]

Poultry 0

Chicken Breasts with Mushroom Cream Sauce

The secret to a good cream sauce is always the same: not too much cream or it can be overpowering, masking the more delicate flavors. Here it contains a bountiful amount of mushrooms and is served over chicken breasts. 2 servings II Active Time: 30 minutes II Total Time: 30 minutes Ingredients 2 5-ounce boneless, skinless chicken breasts, trimmed and tenders removed […]

Ethnicity > Mexican 0

Mexican Skillet Chicken Nachos

Servings: 6 Ingredients 1 tablespoon olive or vegetable oil 1 1/4 lb boneless skinless chicken breasts, cut into 1/4-inch pieces 1 package (1 oz) Old El Paso™ taco seasoning mix 1 can (8 oz) tomato sauce 1 medium red bell pepper, chopped (1 cup) 1 can (15 oz) Progresso™ black beans, drained, rinsed 1 can (7 oz) Green Giant™ Niblets® […]

Poultry 0

Chicken Gloria Casserole

This dish goes well with rice or noodles because there is usually extra sauce in the baking pan. The recipe can easily be doubled to feed a crowd. 6 servings Ingredients 3 skinless boneless chicken breasts, trimmed and cut in half lengthwise Salt Pepper 1/3 cup Gold Medal™ all-purpose flour 3 tablespoons vegetable oil 2 tablespoons butter 1 container (8 oz) […]

Beverages & Ices 0

Sparkling Strawberry-Lemonade Slushy

Ingredients 1 can (12 oz) Cascadian Farm® frozen organic lemonade concentrate, thawed 1 bag (10 oz) Cascadian Farm® frozen organic strawberries, thawed 1 cup water 5 cups ginger ale, club soda or lemon-lime carbonated beverage Directions In blender, place lemonade concentrate and strawberries; blend on high speed until smooth. Pour into nonmetal freezer container. Stir in water. Cover; freeze at […]

Appetizers 0

Herbed Vegetable Dip

Snacking is a great way to help you get your vegetables for the day, and this dip makes a veggie snack something to look forward to. This dip can also be elegant enough to serve as a classic appetizer at your next party. Makes 1 cup II Prep Time: 10 minutes II Total Time: 10 minutes INGREDIENTS 1 8-oz. package fat-free cream […]

Snacks 0

Baked Potato Chips

This light and crispy baked potato chips recipe is easy enough for anyone, and will certainly serve to satisfy your craving for crunchy, salty potato chips without all the calories! The thinner you slice the potatoes, the better in this baked potato chips recipe. Serves 4 II Prep Time: 5 minutes II Cook Time: 25 minutes II Total Time: 30 minutes INGREDIENTS 1 […]

Sandwiches 0

Chicken Salad in Pita Bread

This is a lovely chicken salad recipe, with crunchy celery and sweet grapes. It is perfect for a light summer meal or brunch. Serves:  4 II Prep Time: 10 minutes II Total Time:10 minutes INGREDIENTS 1 lb. cooked chicken breast, cut into bite-sized pieces 1/2 cup halved grapes 1/2 cup chopped celery 4 green-leaf lettuce leaves 2 whole-wheat pitas, cut in half Dressing: […]

Ethnicity > Italian 0

Chicken Panini – Sandwiches de poulet

We like to make this chicken panini as a quick weeknight meal and serve it with some fresh fruit. You may also use bottled, roasted red peppers in place of the red bell peppers if you wish Serves:  4 II Prep Time: 15 minutes II Cook Time: 12 minutes II Total Time: 27 minutes INGREDIENTS 1/2 lb. boneless, skinless chicken breast tenderloins dash gound […]

Ethnicity > American 0

New York Turkey Club Sandwiches

A low calorie sandwich may be just what’s in order after a busy day of cooking and eating. That is why we like to make this low calorie turkey club sandwich with Thanksgiving leftovers. The low calorie honey mustard dressing gives the sandwich just the right kick. Serving Suggestions: Serve with a salad. Serves: 4 II Prep Time: 4 minutes II Cook […]

Appetizers 0

Baked Brie with Peaches

Yields: 8 to 10 II Prep Time: 10 minutes II Cook Time: 10 minutes II Total Time: 20 minutes INGREDIENTS 8 oz. round Brie cheese 2 Tbsp. raspberry preserves 1 cup diced peeled peaches 1 Tbsp. brown sugar PREPARATION Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Place Brie in small shallow baking dish. Spread preserves evenly over cheese and top with peaches. Sprinkle with brown […]

Appetizers 0

Italian Strawberry Brie Bruschetta – Fraise Brie Bruschetta

Strawberry Brie Bruschetta is a super easy four ingredient recipe that tastes like a million bucks. Really! Yields: 8 to 10 II Prep Time: 10 minutes II Cook Time: 5 minutes II Total Time: 15 minutes INGREDIENTS 12 slices French bread 1/4 cup butter, softened 1 (8-ounce) wedge Brie cheese, sliced 2 pints strawberries, washed, stemmed, and sliced 1/4 cup raspberry vinaigrette PREPARATION […]