Healthy Recipes Archive

  • Vegetable Calzones

    Vegetable Calzones

    recipe ingredients3/4 cup sliced fresh mushrooms3/4 cup halved and thinly sliced zucchini1/2 cup sweet red pepper, chopped1/4 cup sliced green onions1/4 teaspoon garlic salt1/4 teaspoon dried basil1 10-ounce can refrigerated pizza crust1 cup low fat mozzarella cheese1 egg white, beaten recipe directionsHeat oven to 425 degrees. Spray cookie sheet with non-stick cooking spray. In bowl, combine mushrooms, zucchini, pepper and onions. Sprinkle with garlic salt and basil and mix well. Unroll dough a...

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  • Bruschetta

    Bruschetta

    recipe ingredients1 (8-oz) loaf French bread2 Tbsp. olive oil3 oz goat cheese, crumbled2 oz neufchatel (light cream cheese)2 tsp. lemon juice1 tsp. snipped fresh sage or oregano or 1/2 tsp. dried sage or oregano1 (7-oz) jar roasted sweet red peppers, drained1/4 cup coarsely chopped pitted ripe olives1/2 tsp. olive oilsmall fresh sage or oregano leaves to garnish, optional recipe directionsCut bread into 1/2 inch thick slices (makes about 24 slices). Brush both sides of each slice with the 2 tabl...

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  • Low Fat Vanilla Ice Cream

    Low Fat Vanilla Ice Cream

    recipe ingredients4 cups fat free half and half3/4 cup sugar3 tbsp cornstarch2 ea egg yolk1 tbsp vanillapinch salt1 to 2 drops yellow food coloring - optionalrecipe directionsCombine 3 1/2 cups of fat free half and half with sugar and pinch of salt in a 2-quart heavy-bottomed saucepan. Heat over medium whisking/stirring often until steaming hot but not quite boiling. Do not let boil.In a medium sized bowl whisk 1/2 cup remaining half and half with cornstarch until blended. Whisk in egg yolks unt...

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  • Roasted Vegetable Pasta

    Roasted Vegetable Pasta

    recipe ingredients1 medium zucchini, diced1 red or yellow bell pepper, diced1 large onion, thinly sliced1 Tbsp. olive oilsalt and fresh ground pepper to taste2 large tomatoes, chopped1/4 cup chopped fresh basil2 cloves garlic, minced8 oz. spaghetti or linguine1/2 cup feta cheese recipe directionsPreheat oven to 450*F. Put a large pot of water on to boil. In a large roasting pan or a large baking sheet with sides, toss zucchini, bell pepper and onion with 1 Tbsp oil. Season with salt and pepper. ...

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  • Spring Rolls

    Spring Rolls

    recipe ingredients1 lb. chicken tenders2 cups orange juice1/4 cup fresh lime juice2 Tbsp. fish sauce (in Asian specialty section of food mart)1 Tbsp. peanut or vegetable oil2 tsp. grated fresh ginger1 tsp. sugar1/2 tsp. red pepper flakes12 round (8-inch) rice papers (in Asian specialty section of food mart)24 fresh cilantro leaves1/4 lb. peeled jicama, cut into thin strips, divided1 ripe mango, peeled and cut into thin strips, divided4 green onions, sliced, divided recipe directionsCombine chick...

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  • Grilled Pineapple

    Grilled Pineapple

    recipe ingredients4 slices fresh pineapple, cored and peeled8 tsp. brown sugar1/4 cup rumrecipe directionsMarinate pineapple slices in rum for 30 minutes at room temperature. Place on broiler pan in one layer and sprinkle with half of the brown sugar. Broil about 5 inches from heat for 3 mintues. Turn over and sprinkle with remaining sugar and broil another 3 minutes or until lightly browned.

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  • Ham Manicotti

    Ham Manicotti

    recipe ingredients8 each manicotti2 tablespoons margarine2 tablespoons all-purpose flour1/4 teaspoon pepper1/8 teaspoon salt1/8 teaspoon ground nutmeg1 1/2 cups skim milk5 ounces frozen spinach1 cup nonfat ricotta cheese3/4 cup ham cubes1 tablespoon fresh oregano1/4 cup parmesan cheese recipe directionsIn a Dutch oven or large saucepan, cook manicotti according to package directions; drain. For sauce, in a medium saucepan melt margarine. Stir in flour, pepper, salt and nutmeg; add milk. Cook and...

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  • Stuffed Mushrooms

    Stuffed Mushrooms

    recipe ingredients24 large mushrooms, capped1/2 pkg. chopped frozen spinach, cooked & drained1 8-oz. pkg. fat free cream cheese, softened2 cloves minced garlic1/2 cup diced green onion1/2 cup bacon bits recipe directionsRemove stems from mushrooms. Set mushrooms aside. Dice stems and saute with green onion and garlic until tender. Add bacon bits and spinach to softened cream cheese. Fold in sauted onion mixture. Spoon heaping spoonful into each mushroom. Bake at 375 degrees for 15 minutes.

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  • Pumpkin Custard

    Pumpkin Custard

    recipe ingredients1 3/4 cups 1% milk1/2 cup canned pumpkin1/3 cup packed brown sugar2 Tbsp. reduced calorie maple flavored syrup1 tsp. cinnamon1/4 tsp. ground ginger2 eggs4 egg whites1/3 cup raisins1/2 cup water2 Tbsp. reduced calorie maple flavored syrup recipe directionsPreheat oven to 350*F. Heat milk in a large, heavy saucepan until hot but not boiling, stirring constantly to prevent scorching. Mix pumpkin, brown sugar, 2 Tbsp. syrup, cinnamon, ginger, eggs and egg whites in a large bowl unt...

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  • Beef Lo Mein

    Beef Lo Mein

    recipe ingredients1 lb. lean beef boneless sirloin steak, about 1/2 inch thick1/2 lb. snap pea pods1 cup baby carrots, cut into 1/4 inch sticks1 pkg (9 oz) refrigerated fresh linguine, cut into 2 inch pieces2 tsp. cornstarch1 tsp. sugar2 tsp. cold water1/3 cup chicken broth1 Tbsp. soy sauce4 cloves garlic, minced2 tsp. minced fresh gingerroot1/2 cup thinly sliced red onion recipe directionsRemove fat from beef and cut beef into strips about 1 1/2 x 1/4 inch thick. Heat 2 quarts of water to boili...

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