Archive for October, 2009

Banana Bread

This easy Banana Bread Recipe is a lighter version of the classic……by adding craisins and orange peel you get lots of flavor.  Enjoy for breakfast or as a snack with a cup of hot tea! 1 1/2 C flour 1 1/2 t baking powder 1/4 t baking soda 1/8 t salt 1/4 t cinnamon 2 […]

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Minestrone Soup

This healthy version of Minestrone Soup is thick, hearty and contains lots of whole-grain pasta, veggies and beans.  You can easily substitute your favorite veggies. 2 T olive oil 1/2 c onion, chopped 1/3 celery, chopped 1 lg carrot, diced 1 red pepper, diced 1 garlic clove, minced 4 c fat-free, low- soldium chicken broth […]

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South-of-the-Border Pasta Bake

This South-of-the-Border Pasta Bake Recipe combines whole-grain pasta with bits of seasoned chicken breast in an easy cheese sauce.  By focusing on bold flavors on the chicken and in the casserole, this low-fat dish has lots of appeal. 8 oz whole-grain penne rigate 3/4 lb bonless, skinless, chicken breats, cut into bite-size pieces (about 3 […]

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Lemon Bars

A favorite recipe year round, these lemon bars can easily be used for work potluck desserts or just to have around the house. 1/2 cup butter, softened 1 1/3 cups all-purpose flour 1/4 cup white sugar 2 eggs 3/4 cup white sugar 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour 1/4 teaspoon baking powder 1/2 cup lemon juice DIRECTIONS […]

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