Holiday Fruit Parfait

Holiday Fruit Parfait A festive recipe to add flavor and nutrition to your holidays. Variety of red & green fruit:1/4 cup Green grapes1/4 cup Strawberries1/4 cup Kiwi1/2 cup Low-fat vanilla yogurt Rinse fruit and pat gently with paper towels.Cut fruit into small pieces, 1/2 inch or less, so they are safe for children under 5... Continue Reading →

Mindful Holidays

The holiday season is full of treats and festivities that impact your families eating choices. Holidays are a perfect time to teach your kids mindful eating habits. When attending holiday gatherings remind your child that eating too many sweets could upset their belly. Discussing ways to savor foods will enhance your child’s satisfaction with their... Continue Reading →

Turkey Cranberry Pinwheels

Turkey Cranberry Pinwheels A quick and easy recipe that the whole family will enjoy! 1 8 oz. package cream cheese6 8-inch flour tortillas6 slices turkey breast1 14 oz. can cranberry sauce3 cups fresh baby spinach leaves Wash spinach and strain in a colander. Chop roughly.Place the tortillas on a microwave safe plate and microwave uncovered... Continue Reading →

Thanksgiving Leftovers Quesadilla

Thanksgiving Quesadilla This is a delicious way to use your leftover turkey and includes whole grains from the whole wheat tortillas! 4 whole wheat tortillas2 cups turkey breast1/2 cup cranberry sauce2 cups shredded cheese1/4 cup fresh sage (chopped) Heat a large skillet over medium heat and then spray with cooking spray.Place the first tortilla in... Continue Reading →

Thanksgiving Leftover Tips

Thanksgiving weekend is hands down, all about the leftovers.  From Turkey Soup made with leftover turkey, to Senate Soup made with leftover ham, to a classic Turkey, Stuffing and Cranberry Sandwich, Thanksgiving leftover foods can be even more exciting than the Thanksgiving Day food itself. Following some simple guidelines for your leftovers will ensure safe... Continue Reading →

Slow Cooker Apple Cranberry Stuffing

The apples and dried cranberries give this stuffing a nice tart flavor. Using a slow-cooker makes holiday cooking a little less crowded. Slow Cooker Apple Cranberry Stuffing 12 cups bread (whole-wheat, cut into 1-inch pieces (about 1 pound))1 tablespoon vegetable oil1 cup onion (washed and chopped (about 1 medium onion))4 cups celery (washed and chopped... Continue Reading →

Turkey Talk

Let's get ready to roast a turkey. Use our handy chart to find the right times for your turkey. Then get some pointers to enjoy a safe and tasty Thanksgiving turkey dinner . Click on Each Item to Get the Details: NEVER DEFROST AT ROOM TEMPERATURE Keep the turkey in its original wrapper. Place it... Continue Reading →

Easy Turkey Skillet Dinner

Easy Turkey Skillet Dinner This recipe is a wholesome Fall dinner dining option incorporating a lean protein, and a variety of vegetables. This cuisine would be best paired with a whole grain rice or pasta. A benefit of this dish is that different vegetables or protein sources can be substituted depending on flavor preferences. With... Continue Reading →

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