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[RECIPE] Baked Cabbage–April 2015

Enjoy this Irish-inspired cabbage bake next to a main dish of poultry or beef for a delicious spring supper. 6 cups cabbage, shredded 3 ounces tomato paste ¾ cup water ¼ tsp. salt ⅛ tsp. black pepper 2 tsp. sugar 1 cup cheddar cheese, grated ½ cup bread crumbs 4 Tbsp. margarine Preheat oven to […]

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[RECIPE] Beef Stroganoff–March 2015

Originally a Russian dish, beef stroganoff has become a hearty staple meal in many American kitchens. This healthy version substitutes yogurt for the higher-calorie sour cream. 1 lb. lean beef 2 tsp. vegetable oil ¾ Tbsp. onion, finely chopped 1 lb. mushrooms, sliced ¼ tsp. salt ¼ tsp. nutmeg ½ tsp. dried basil ¼ cup […]

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[RECIPE] Hoppin’ John–January 2015

Hoppin’ John is a peas and rice dish from the Carolinas, traditionally served in many parts of the South on New Year’s Day. Though the origin of its name is lost to history, it is thought to bring prosperity to the coming year. ½ cup brown rice, instant uncooked 1 tsp. canola oil 3 ounces […]

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[RECIPE] Potato Soup–December 2014

At the end of a cold winter day, enjoy this hearty baked potato soup. Try adding diced, cooked chicken, turkey or ham to mix up the flavors. 2 Tbsp. light butter spread 1 small onion, chopped 2 medium potatoes, baked, peeled and mashed 3 cups prepared instant nonfat dry milk 1 can (about 14.5 ounces) […]

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[RECIPE] Sweet Potato Casserole–November 2014

Skip the marshmallows this year. This five-ingredient sweet potato casserole is low in fat and rich in flavor, and makes for a perfect side to complement your Thanksgiving meal. •     2 tbsp. low-fat milk •     1½ tsp. brown sugar •     1 tsp. ground cinnamon •     ¼ cup quick cooking oats, dry •     1 can low-sodium […]

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[RECIPE] Cranberry Pumpkin Muffins–October 2014

These tasty cranberry pumpkin muffins are the perfect fall treat to bake on a crisp fall day. 2 cups flour 3/4 cup sugar 3 teaspoons baking powder 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon 3/4 teaspoon allspice 1/3 cup vegetable oil 2 eggs 3/4 cup pumpkin (canned) 2 cups cranberries (fresh or frozen chopped) Preheat oven […]

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[RECIPE] Melon Salsa–August 2014

Stay cool with this mouth-watering mixture of summer produce, and serve it up with grilled fish or chicken for a fun twist on the backyard cookout. 2 cups fresh melon, honeydew, cantaloupe or watermelon, seeded and chopped; use one kind or a combination 1 cup cucumber, peeled, seeded and chopped 1⁄4 cup red or white […]

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[RECIPE] Waldorf Salad – July 2014

The Waldorf salad was created in the 1890s by Oscar Tschirky, who named it after the Waldorf Hotel (later Waldorf-Astoria), where he worked as the maître d’hôtel. This version of the salad, made with a variety of healthy ingredients, retains the charm and simplicity of the original and can be served as an appetizer, side […]

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[RECIPE] Grilled Vegetables – June 2014

          It’s about that time of year when many people are thinking about firing up the grill. Here’s a great grilled vegetable recipe to celebrate summer’s approach. 2 tbsp. vegetable oil 2 garlic cloves, finely chopped 3 sweet potatoes, cut into 1-inch slices 3 corn cobs, cut into 2-inch sections 1 […]

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