Easy Vegetables: Roasted Butternut Squash

  Chop 1 lb. butternut squash into 1 inch or half inch cubes Place in bowl and add: 2 tablespoons olive oil 2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar Arrange on baking sheet and sprinkle the top with: parmesan cheese salt Bake at 400 degrees for 10-15 minutes, stirring once.   Recipe originally posted on Super Healthy Kids. The experts in making fruits & vegetables simply, fun, & delicious! The blogs are a must read and sign up for the weekly newsletter at Super Healthy Kids   Would Read more [...]

Summer Fruit Salad

    Who doesn't love a good summer fruit salad?   The kind that leaves you wanting more after you take the final bite. This is a new twist on the traditional grape salad and this one has more color and the flavor is a wonderful as the colors.   2 pounds seedless green 2 pounds seedless red grapes 1 cup blueberries 3/4 cup sliced strawberries 3/4 cup chopped apples 3/4 cup pineapple 2 (8 ounce) packages cream cheese or neufchatel 2 (8 ounce) containers plain greek yogurt 3 Read more [...]

Golden Risotto- Vitamin A Superstar!

Golden Risotto Recipe 1 TBL olive oil 2 cups chopped carrots Heat olive oil and carrots in a medium saucepan.  Sauté carrots until they are tender, then add 1 cup white rice (I have not tried this with brown rice) Mix uncooked rice in with olive oil and carrots and cook 2-3 more minutes.  Then add 1/2 cup chicken broth Stir broth into rice until liquid is half absorbed.  In bowl, combine another 1 1/2 cups of chicken broth 1 cup carrot juice 1/2 cup water 1/4 tsp. salt Stir in Read more [...]

Strawberries and Rhubarbs and Apples

When you think of Rhubarb, for most of us the only thing that comes to mind is Rhubarb Pie?  One year my friend had a bumper crop of rhubarb in her garden, but she told me, "We could only eat so much rhubarb pie!" But this Strawberry- Rhubarb - Applesauce is really worth growing some rhubarb, or a minimum of purchasing some The best ways to find rhubarb: Rhubarb is a pinkish- reddish stalk that looks similar to celery. Found in many produce department of major grocery stores.   The Read more [...]

Oatmeal Blueberry Bread

Start by mixing dry ingredients: 1 Cup whole wheat flour 1 cup white flour 1 cup rolled oats ½ cup sugar 1 ½ tsp baking powder ½ tsp baking soda ¼ tsp allspice ¼ tsp salt (optional) Mix wet ingredients into dry ¾ cup low fat milk ½ cup melted coconut oil 2 eggs Fold blueberries in gently 1 ½ cup blueberries (fresh or frozen-thawed) Pour into bread pan. Bake at 350 for 60-65 minutes.   Recipe originally posted on Super Healthy Kids. The experts in making fruits & Read more [...]

Tasher’s PUMPKIN NUT BREAD

  Tasher's PUMPKIN NUT BREAD 13/4 cups all-purpose flour 1 ½ cups sugar 1 tsp. baking soda ¾ tsp. salt ½ tsp. nutmeg ½ tsp. ground cinnamon 1 cup  Tashers  homemade pumpkin puree or  15 oz. one can pumpkin 2 eggs ¼ cup olive oil 4 TBSP melted butter ¾ cup chopped nuts 1 mashed banana optional Pour into loaf pans and bake 350 degrees for about 1hr 15 min. till you can put a knife in center and it comes out clean.   Other recipes you might like WHAT TO DO WITH THAT Read more [...]

Purple Salad

  3  Cups shredded red cabbage 3 Cups Shredded green cabbage 2 Grated carrot 2 Grated apple 1 TBL Raisins 1 TBL Dried Cranberries   Dressing   1/4 cup low fat sour cream 1/4 cup cider vinegar 2 TBL honey 2 TBL spicy brown mustard 2 tsp olive oil 1/2 tsp salt   Mix together dressing and pour over vegetables.  Refrigerate at least an hour or until ready to serve.  Best when able to sit in the fridge.   Recipe originally posted on Super Healthy Kids. The Read more [...]

Banana Tea Party Bread

  Mix dry ingredients together 1 3/4 cup whole wheat flour 2 tsp baking powder 1/2 tsp salt 1/2 tsp cinnamon 1/3 cup brown sugar   In a separate bowl, mash and combine 2 bananas making sure to leave the bananas chunky 4 TBL canola oil 4 TBL plain yogurt 2 tsp vanilla extract   Combined the wet with the dry ingredients. Pour batter into 9 X 5 loaf pan.  Sprinkle the tops with Dried and chopped banana chips and brown sugar! Bake at 350 for 45-55 minutes (or until knife Read more [...]

PUMPKIN FRENCH TOAST

      Ingredients to make PUMPKIN FRENCH TOAST 5 slices whole wheat bread 3 e5ggs 1/3 cup pumpkin puree 1 TBL milk 1/2 tsp pumpkin pie spice 1 tsp vanilla Mix all ingredients together except the bread.  Soak both sides of bread in egg mixture.  Heat skillet.  Cook bread on hot skillet until both sides no longer show wet eggs.   Top with a cinnamon syrup or real maple syrup.   Recipe originally posted on Super Healthy Kids. The experts in making fruits & Read more [...]

Avocado Pizza

  Avocado Pizza 1 loaf French Bread (they do have whole what French Bread in some grocery stores!) Pizza Sauce One 8 ounce can tomato sauce 1 TBL water Dash of Oregano Dash of garlic salt Dash of onion powder Part Skim Mozzarella 1 Onion, chopped 1 Tomato, chopped 1 Avocado, chopped Slice French Bread along the length of the loaf.  Open French Bread and place on cookie sheet.  Spread pizza sauce, cheese and vegetables on bread.  Bake at 425 for about 10 minutes, or until Read more [...]