Power Gold Smoothie

  1 cup of carrots 3/4 cup pineapple juice 1/2 cup orange juice 1 TBL honey 1/2 cup plain or vanilla yogurt ice cubes   First softened the carrots in the microwave for about 4 minutes.  Then put them in the blender and puree them.  Make sure to really puree the carrots for a long long time, until it is not pulpy at all. Use some of the pineapple juice to make it smooth. Then finish with the rest of the ingredients.   Recipe originally posted on Super Healthy Kids. The Read more [...]

Fresh and Fruity Breakfast Quesadillas

  Instructions   Chop enough fruit to get 2 cups total of: Pineapple Strawberries Oranges Mangos   Then you'll want: 2 cups chopped tropical fruits 8 small whole wheat tortillas 4 TBL Cream cheese, light Cooking spray.   Mix cream cheese with fruit. Spread equally among four whole wheat tortillas. Top with remaining tortillas to make a "sandwich."  Heat a non-stick griddle or cast iron skillet.  Spray with cooking spray. Cook both sides of each quesadilla until Read more [...]

Brown Crispy Rice Treats

  Isn't it cool how Rice Krispies actually do snap, crackle and pop?  This is a healthy twist on a classic make-with-your-kids treat. I am sure you will enjoy Brown Crispy Rice Treats! 6 cups brown crispy rice 2/3 cup almond butter (if you don't have it, try peanut butter) 2/3 cup honey or brown rice syrup (I used honey but the rice syrup makes them stick together a lot better) 1 tsp vanilla 1 tsp cinnamon (optional) Additional add-ins: Dried cranberries, mini-chocolate chips, flax Read more [...]

Sunshine Slaw

  For Yummy Sunshine Slaw Mix Well and Chill 3 carrots grated 1 apple peeled and chopped handful of raisins 1/3 cup fat free mayo (or Veganaise if you're vegan) sliced almonds   Recipe originally posted on Super Healthy Kids. The experts in making fruits & vegetables simply, fun, & delicious! The blogs are a must read!         Amazon.com Widgets     Would you like to support DASNM?  If so, it is easy, visit our store and make a purchase Read more [...]

Spinach Quiche Bites

   Spinach Quiche Bites are yummy and oh so quick to make!   Prep time: 10 mins Cook time: 20 mins Total time: 30 mins   Serves: 6 (Makes 20 bites) Ingredients     2 Tsp Olive Oil 1 Onion, chopped 1 Garlic Clove, minced 2 Large Eggs, Beaten 1 Cup Lowfat Cottage Cheese (mashed with a fork) 1/2 Cup Mozzarella Cheese, shredded 1/2 Cup Parmesan Cheese, Grated 2 cups fresh Spinach, chopped 1/4 Tsp Salt   Instructions   Preheat oven to Read more [...]

Pumpkin French Toast Fritter Bites

  Ingredients 4 slices whole wheat bread 2 tablespoons pumpkin puree 2 eggs 2 tablespoons low fat milk 1 teaspoon pumpkin pie spice 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 1/2 teaspoon of brown sugar (optional)   Instructions Spread one tablespoon pumpkin puree on two slices of bread. Top each pumpkin spread slice of bread with a slice of plain bread, so you have two "sandwiches". Cut each sandwich into four sections. Combine remaining ingredients. Dunk each square of sandwich in egg Read more [...]

Salmon Patties

                    Ingredients for Salmon Patties 1 (14.75 ounce) can salmon, drained and flaked 2 eggs beaten  4 cups crushed crackers  4 chopped green onion, including the green parts 1/4 cup minced onion 2 Tbsp. dill relish 1 medium garlic clove, minced 1 Tbsp. dill weed 1/4 cup minced bell pepper 1  Tbsp. fresh lemon juice 1/2 teaspoon sweet paprika 1 teaspoon salt   Lemon pepper to taste 4 Tbsp. olive oil   Directions In Read more [...]

Broccoli and Carrot Biscuits

    Now, I don't want to mis-lead children of the world!  This is not a "hidden veggie" recipe.  In fact, these biscuits do in every way taste like broccoli!   Which is good for those kids that like broccoli.  And it may even be good for those kids who CLAIM they don't like broccoli, but have never really given it a chance. Either way- All I did was incorporate the processed and chopped carrots and vegetables, into a standard biscuit mix STEP ONE: CUT VEGGIES TO FIT Read more [...]

Beth’s Asian Lettuce Wraps

Ingredients 2 tsp. vegetable oil 2 cloves garlic, minced 2 tsp. fresh ginger, minced (dried ginger can be substituted) 3 cups black beans, rinsed 1 cup white mushrooms, minced ½ cup carrots, grated 3 green onions, chopped ¼ c. cilantro, chopped (optional) 1 head bib, iceberg, or romaine lettuce, washed and leaves separated   Sauce: 4 Tbsp. soy sauce 4 Tbsp. brown sugar ½ tsp. sesame oil 2 Tbsp. rice wine vinegar ½ tsp. fresh ginger, minced (dried ginger can be substituted)   Instructions Saute Read more [...]

Roasted Garlic Parmesan Red Potatoes

  Roasted Garlic Parmesan Red Potatoes go great with the season swiss baked chicken recipe I added, but honestly I make them with a lot of things when I cook for my wife. Ingredients Garlic Powder Parmesan Cheese (the kind we all have in the fridge) Extra Virgin Olive Oil 2-3 Pounds Red Potatoes Directions - Wash and cut potatoes into 1" cubes place in water while cutting to prevent turning brown - Drain water and pour olive oil over potatoes and toss to coat with oil - Place on sheet Read more [...]