Black Bean Quesadillias

Black Bean Quesadillias...

These yummy quesadillas are ready in about 15 minutes. If you like extra heat, try using pepper Jack cheese or adding a little minced jalapeño pepper. Makes a great lunch or dinner option for kids and adults.

I made these for the boys the other day while they were assembling...

Carrot-Sweet Potato Muffins

Carrot-Sweet Potato Muf...

Delicious and full of good-for-you-ingredients. Bananas and non-fat yogurt are my most favorite fat replacements for baked goods. If you don’t have ricotta cheese on hand increase yogurt to 1 cup and decrease milk to 1/2 cup. For mini-muffins Bake at 350 degrees.

Yield:...

Fruity-Grain Bars

Fruity-Grain Bars...

Yield: 2 dozen

1 cup unsweetened applesauce

2 cups Kashi 7 Grain Puffs cereal

1 1/4 cups all-purpose flour

1/4 cup nonfat dry milk

2...

Maple Date-Nut Oatmeal Breakfast Squares

Maple Date-Nut Oatmeal ...

Yield: 24     (serving size: 1 square)

1/4 cup maple syrup

1/4 cup coarsely chopped walnuts

1 cup chopped pitted dates

1/4 cup Splenda Brown Sugar Blend

1/4...

Oven “Fried” Chicken Fingers with Honey Musatrd Dipping Sauce

Oven “Fried”...

My husband absolutely adores these and they are easy enough to make on the fly.

Yield: 8      (serving size: 2 chicken tenders + 1 tbsp. sauce)

Sauce

1/4...

Banana Bread Recipes

Banana Bread Recipes...

Whole Wheat Carrot-Banana Bread

Yield: 1 loaf/14 slices     (serving size: 1 slice)

2 tbsp. butter

1 tbsp. canola oil

1/3 cup plain fat-free yogurt

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Soft Pretzels

Soft Pretzels...

Be careful not to cook pretzels in water too long other wise they become gooey, soggy and impossible to handle.

Yield: 12 pretzels     (serving size: 1 pretzel)

1 pkg. active dry yeast (about 2 1/4 tsp.)

1 1/2 tsp....

Bacon, Potato & Leek Turnovers

Bacon, Potato & Le...

Yield: 12     (serving size: 1 turnover)

Savory Cornmeal Whole Wheat Dough

1 cup all-purpose flour (about 4 1/2 oz.)

1/2 cup whole wheat flour (about 2 1/4 oz.)

1 cup...

Roasted Vegetable Quesadillas

Roasted Vegetable Quesa...

Yield: 4

1 sweet or red onion, halved lengthwise & sliced

2 red, yellow or orange bell peppers, quartered, cored & seeded

1 eggplant, unpeeled, cut into 1/4-inch slices (about 1.5 lbs.)

2...

Roasted Garlic, Tomato & Basil Squares

Roasted Garlic, Tomato ...

I made this in the summer to take advantage of my delicious garden fresh tomatoes and basil.

Tip: if you ever have trouble getting your yeast to activate. Try elevating the bowl over a smaller bowl of hot water. I do this during the first rise as well, occasionally changing...

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