Your Health For Tag "healthy recipes"

  • Sweet Potato Chips
    Aug. 15, 2018

    Sweet Potato Chips


    These sweet potato chips are a great way to replace starchy, salty chips with something that tastes just as great and helps maintain gum health with a boost of vitamins A and C.1     Ingredients: 1 large sweet potato, peeled 1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil ¼ teaspoon salt Directions: Preheat oven to 225 degrees... More »

  • Banana Muffins
    Aug. 15, 2017

    Banana Muffins


    Ingredients: 2 mashed ripe bananas (about 3/4 cup) 2 tablespoons canola oil 1 egg 1/2 cup fat-free milk 3/4 teaspoon vanilla extract 2/3 cup whole-wheat flour 1/2 cup quick-cooking oats 1/4 cup sugar substitute 1 3/4 teaspoons baking powder 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1/4 teaspoon salt 1/4 cup chopped walnuts Cooking spray Directions: 1.  Preheat... More »

  • Grilled Banana Boats
    Aug. 27, 2015

    Grilled Banana Boats


    Ingredients: Bananas Chocolate chips Nuts Directions: Cut a slit in a banana with the peel still on.  Stuff the banana with fillings like dark chocolate chips and chopped nuts. Wrap the stuffed banana in foil and roast on a grill or over a campfire for about five minutes. It's still a little sticky, but eliminates... More »

  • Caramel Yogurt Dip with Fresh Apple Slices
    Aug. 8, 2015

    Caramel Yogurt Dip with Fresh Apple Slices


    Ingredients: 1/8 tsp. salt 2 Tbsp. agave syrup ¼ cup brown sugar One 6 oz. container plain yogurt 1 tsp. vanilla extract Apple slices Directions: Combine salt, syrup and sugar in a small saucepan and heat on low until sugar dissolves.  Remove from heat and stir in yogurt and vanilla.  Allow to cool.  For a... More »

  • A Healthy School Lunch
    Aug. 1, 2015

    A Healthy School Lunch


    Ingredients: Smoothie ½ cup frozen berries 1 banana 1 cup skim, almond or soy milk Sandwich 1 slice whole-grain bread 4 slices turkey breast Dijon or yellow mustard Veggie toppings such as lettuce, tomato, onion or pickle Directions: For the smoothie, combine all ingredients in a blender and blend. To make it a portable, lunch-friendly... More »

  • Baked Mozzarella Bites
    Apr. 3, 2015

    Baked Mozzarella Bites


    Ingredients: 1 tablespoon cornstarch 1/3 cup panko breadcrumbs 3 sticks mozzarella string cheese 1 large egg, whisked Directions: Preheat oven to 425 degrees. Cut string cheese into 1-inch pieces, then place in the freezer. Meanwhile, toast panko in a pan over medium heat for about 2 minutes, stirring often. Place the toasted panko in a... More »

  • Three-Ingredient Healthy Cookies
    Jan. 15, 2015

    Three-Ingredient Healthy Cookies


    Ingredients: 2 ripe bananas, mashed 1 cup uncooked quick oats ¼ cup crushed walnuts or pecans Directions: Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Line a cookie sheet with parchment paper or spray with cooking spray. Combine the mashed bananas and oats in a bowl. Fold in the nuts. Drop a spoonful of batter onto the cookie... More »

  • Juicy Swirl Popsicles
    Aug. 22, 2013

    Juicy Swirl Popsicles


    Cool down with these healthy, calcium-packed pops. It's just a lucky coincidence that they are tooth-friendly too! Ingredients: 8-oz. low-sugar juice of your choice ½ cup plain or vanilla Greek yogurt Popsicle sticks Directions: Fill two-thirds of ice pop molds or small paper cups with the juice. Top with about two tablespoons of yogurt or... More »

  • Memorial Day: Food, Fun, Festivities and Fighting Tooth Decay
    May 23, 2013

    Memorial Day: Food, Fun, Festivities and Fighting Tooth Decay

    General oral health

    Memorial Day is the day we recognize the momentous sacrifice our soldiers gave to protect our freedom and make the United States of America the best nation. On this day, many Americans celebrate with barbeques and family gatherings. This Memorial Day, don't let the food you serve cause tooth troubles down the road. Veggies are... More »