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Healthy recipe: Strawberry & blue cheese bruschetta

Posted by Rebecca Evans, Communications Assistant on September 5th, 2013 | No Comments »
Strawberry & Blue Cheese Bruschetta

Yield: 1 dozen Servings: 12 Active Time: 20 minutes Total Time: 20 minutes Recipe Description: The big, bold, salty and tangy flavor of blue cheese makes an unexpected but utterly delicious match with sweet juicy strawberries. This healthy bruschetta recipe makes a quick and easy appetizer. It is pretty topped with chopped green chives. Recipe Ingredients: 1. 12 medium strawberries, hulled and sliced 2. 1 teaspoon sugar 3. 1/4 cup (2 ounces) reduced-fat cream cheese (Neufch√Ętel) 4. 1/4 cup crumbled blue cheese 5. 1-2 teaspoons water, ...

Healthy recipe: Turkey, corn & sun-dried tomato wraps

Posted by Rebecca Evans, Communications Assistant on August 29th, 2013 | No Comments »
Turkey, Corn & Sun-Dried Tomato Wraps

Yield: 4 servings Servings: 4 Active Time: 20 minutes Total Time: 20 minutes Recipe Description: Fresh corn kernels, tomatoes and lettuce fill these hearty turkey wraps. This wrap is great for picnics or when you need to have dinner on the run. Add some crumbled feta or shredded Cheddar for another layer of flavor. Serve with carrot sticks, sliced bell pepper or other crunchy vegetables plus your favorite creamy dressing. Recipe Ingredients: 1. 1 cup corn kernels, fresh (see Tip) or frozen ...

Healthy recipe: Zesty bean dip & chips

Posted by Rebecca Evans, Communications Assistant on August 22nd, 2013 | No Comments »
Zesty Bean Dip & Chips

Yield: 1 serving Servings: 1 Active Time: 5 minutes Total Time: 5 minutes Recipe Description: Stirring salsa into versatile canned refried beans makes a quick and healthy bean dip. It also works well as a sandwich spread with your favorite vegetables and a sprinkle of cheese. Recipe Ingredients: 1. 1/4 cup fat-free canned refried beans 2. 1 tablespoon salsa 3. 1 1/2 teaspoons chopped fresh cilantro 4. 1 minced scallion (optional) 5. 1 ounce tortilla chips (about 10) Recipe Steps: Combine refried beans, salsa, cilantro and scallion (if ...

Healthy recipe: Summer succotash salad

Posted by Rebecca Evans, Communications Assistant on August 15th, 2013 | No Comments »
Summer Succotash Salad

Yield: 10 servings, about 3/4 cup each Servings: 10 Active Time: 40 minutes Total Time: 1 hour 40 minutes To Make Ahead: Prepare through Step 2, cover and refrigerate for up to 1 day. Finish with Steps 3 & 4 just before serving. Recipe Description: This summer salad is based on the Southern favorite, succotash, and is a fresh-tasting combination of butter beans, corn, summer squash and tomatoes. Butter beans, the same species as lima beans, are the bean of choice ...