Pumpkin Dip

Pumpkin Dip comes together in a snap with minimal prep work. It’s perfect for a fall potluck, your Thanksgiving dessert table, or you can totally nosh on it for a midday snack – which is definitely my preferred method of consumption at the moment. Pumpkin dip pairs perfectly graham crackers, molasses and gingersnap cookies and [...]

By | 2017-11-05T01:20:37+00:00 November 25th, 2017|Appetizers, Healthy Recipes|Comments Off on Pumpkin Dip

Tomato and Basil Bruschetta

Roasted red peppers add extra zing to this classic chopped tomato dish. Ah bruschetta, one of the best ways to enjoy the bounty of summer. Pronounced “brusketta”, this classic Italian appetizer is a perfect way to capture the flavors of garden ripened tomatoes, fresh basil, garlic, and olive oil. Think of it as summer on toast! INGREDIENTS: ½ whole [...]

By | 2017-11-15T04:34:16+00:00 November 24th, 2017|Appetizers, Healthy Recipes|Comments Off on Tomato and Basil Bruschetta

Dunkin’ Veggies and Dips

Dipping makes veggies fun—try these tasty dips for dinner, a snack, or a party! INGREDIENTS: Low-fat blue cheese dip: ¼ C reduced-fat blue cheese crumbles ¼ C fat-free sour cream 2 Tbsp light mayonnaise Honey mustard dip: ¼ C honey 2 Tbsp brown mustard 2 Tbsp fat-free evaporated milk 1 Tbsp fresh parsley, rinsed, dried, [...]

By | 2017-11-12T22:56:26+00:00 November 22nd, 2017|Appetizers, Healthy Recipes|Comments Off on Dunkin’ Veggies and Dips

Pumpkin Hummus

We’ve seen this pumpkin hummus floating around, and I decided to give it a try!!  This stuff is surprisingly good: hummus with an undertone of pumpkin-y goodness. A few notes on our take: -We focused on simplicity — this is the easiest, bare-bone recipe, but has great flavor. -If you like a thicker consistency of [...]

By | 2017-11-06T20:11:44+00:00 November 19th, 2017|Appetizers, Healthy Recipes|Comments Off on Pumpkin Hummus

Cinnamon Toast Pumpkin Seeds

Excellent Fall treat. All ingredients are approximate and may be adjusted to individual taste. Serve immediately while warm or later after cooling. Ingredients: 3 tablespoons butter, melted 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1/4 teaspoon salt 1 1/2 cups pumpkin seeds 2 tablespoons white sugar Directions: Preheat oven to 300 degrees F (150 degrees C). Mix butter, [...]

By | 2017-11-12T00:26:38+00:00 November 18th, 2017|Appetizers, Healthy Recipes|Comments Off on Cinnamon Toast Pumpkin Seeds

Peanut Butter Hummus

Bring out the veggies or pita chips—try this irresistible combination of peanut butter and hummus . . . with a spicy kick! INGREDIENTS: For dip: 2 C low-sodium garbanzo beans (chick peas), rinsed ¼ C low-sodium chicken broth ¼ C lemon juice 2–3 Tbsp garlic, diced (about 4–6 garlic cloves, depending on taste) ¼ C [...]

By | 2017-11-12T10:20:59+00:00 November 17th, 2017|Appetizers, Healthy Recipes|Comments Off on Peanut Butter Hummus

Baked Eggrolls

 Phyllo dough makes these eggrolls easy to roll—try with a side of Wiki Rice INGREDIENTS: 1 Tbsp vegetable oil 2 tsp sesame oil (optional) 2 tsp ginger, minced (or ½ tsp dried) 2 tsp garlic, minced (about 2 cloves) 4 C cabbage (napa or Chinese), rinsed and shredded 2 C carrots, peeled and sliced thinly [...]

By | 2017-11-12T10:05:41+00:00 November 16th, 2017|Appetizers, Healthy Recipes|Comments Off on Baked Eggrolls

Warm & Delicious Pumpkin Oatmeal

Pumpkin Oatmeal is a great way to get a serving of whole grains and a yellow vegetable in the morning! Even the pickiest of eaters will love it!! The pumpkin is a superfood and has 8  health benefits: Keep Eyesight Sharp Pumpkins Aid Weight Loss Pumpkin Seeds Can Help Your Heart Pumpkins May Reduce Cancer Risk [...]

By | 2017-11-05T01:56:04+00:00 November 11th, 2017|Appetizers, Healthy Recipes|Comments Off on Warm & Delicious Pumpkin Oatmeal

Avocado Fries

Prep time: 10 mins Cook time: 20 mins Total time: 30 mins Ingredients 3 ripe (but not overripe) avocados ½ cup all-purpose flour Salt and black pepper 2 eggs - see Notes for substitute to veganize 1½ cups panko breadcrumbs 1 Tbsp butter or margarine, melted ½ tsp garlic powder ½ tsp onion powder ½ tsp paprika ½ [...]

By | 2017-10-05T12:11:56+00:00 October 19th, 2017|Appetizers, Healthy Recipes|Comments Off on Avocado Fries

Bulldog Collards with Cabbage Slaw

Ingredients: 1 pound (about 6 cups) cabbage, red or green*, shredded 2 medium carrots, peeled and shredded 1 very small shallot, minced (2 tablespoons) 1/4 cup flat-leaf parsley, finely chopped 1/4 cup fresh dill, finely chopped 1/4 cup chives, finely chopped** 1 teaspoon fresh thyme leaves, minced 1/4 cup buttermilk 1/4 cup mayonnaise 1/4 cup [...]

By | 2017-10-05T22:30:01+00:00 October 15th, 2017|Appetizers, Healthy Recipes|Comments Off on Bulldog Collards with Cabbage Slaw