Put the flat bread spread with the toppings on a toaster oven tray and use the "top brown" setting. It's ready when the cheese bubbles, in three to five minutes.
Cubed potatoes are sautéed with onions and lima beans and seasoned with parsley and paprika.
Perfect combination of fall flavors
This cake gets its moistness from the apples and raisins, so it requires little oil.
This is a lovely side dish for chicken or fish.
Keep this on hand for a quick meal, or prepare in batches to give as gifts.
Process the beans and spices in a blender, then refrigerate until ready to serve with baked corn chips or toasted whole-wheat pita triangles.
Bananas that are getting past ripe work perfectly in smoothies. Peel them, wrap them in plastic, and freeze them.
Healthy appetizers for you and your guests.
This nutty salad is chock full of vegetables and complementary flavors.
Fabulous creamed mushrooms that can be served over toast, pasta, chicken, or beef.
Applesauce adds moistness without fat. A non-nutritive sweetener also cuts the calories.
Each serving contains about 202 calories, 10 g protein, 4 g fat (18 percent calories from fat), 4 mg cholesterol, 33 g carbohydrates, 4 g fiber, and 551 mg sodium.
Ciabatta, the Italian flat bread popular in toasted sandwiches, makes a handy pizza base. You can reduce the carbs and calories slightly by pulling out some of the soft interior.
A 1/2-cup serving of the basic sauce contains approximately 71 calories, 3 g protein, 2 g fat, and 12 g carbohydrates.
In a large pot, heat oil over medium-high heat. Add onion, carrots, celery, garlic, and pot herbs.
Toss wheat cereal and cashews with raisins, dried blueberries, dried cranberries, or chopped dried apricots.
Two eggs, shredded spinach, and reduced-fat Swiss are perfect partners.
Cook chopped apples and cranberries in the microwave for four minutes. Then stir in sugar or sweetener and mash with a fork to desired consistency.
Put all ingredients in blender and blend for about 20 seconds. If mixture is too thick, add a little more vegetable broth. Serve hot or cold.
Pour over pasta or serve with grilled meat, chicken, or fish.
Mix all ingredients and refrigerate until ready to use, or use immediately. To make the dipping sauce, put it in a blender and blend on high about 10 seconds.
Add chopped peaches after you have poured the pancakes on the griddle.
A salad that provides a host of health benefits.
This is a great sauce for meat, fish, fowl, or pasta. You can also use it as a spread for crackers or bread.