Summer is a great time for smoothies, so we're bringing you a unique bonus recipe from the American Diabetes Association's Simply Smoothies cookbook by Linda Gassenheimer.
Try this tasty smoothie for breakfast or lunch. It's June, so you could experiment with fresh peaches since summer is the peak season!
Add rotisserie chicken or grilled shrimp to turn this salad into an entrée. Otherwise, it can be served as a tasty side dish to complement grilled chicken or fish.
Cook fresh corn on the cob for this recipe by simmering it in boiling water for 8 minutes. Let the ears of corn cool, and then use a sharp knife to cut the kernels off the cob.
You can make this recipe with any fruit and flavor of yogurt. Try mango chunks with pineapple yogurt, or kiwi halves with strawberry yogurt. You could also try other toppings like coconut or sprinkles instead of pecans.
French fries are an American favorite food, but they're also loaded with unhealthy fat, calories, and carbohydrate. Try these "fries" for a healthier alternative and a way to help your kids eat more veggies.
These nachos are a fun family breakfast recipe. You could also top them with a small dollop of non-fat plain Greek yogurt.
These homemade veggie chips make a tasty snack. You can also experiment with other vegetables in this recipe like squash, beets, potatoes, etc.
These pretty kabobs are a great snack for kids and adults. Fruit and cheese are tasty combination of carbohydrates and protein, and will leave you feeling satisfied.
Serve these low-cost egg toasts with a green salad tossed in a light balsamic vinaigrette.
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