Snacks

Pina Colada Smoothie

Ingredients:

1/4 cup coconut milk

½ medium banana

1 cuo chopped fresh pineapple

1/4 cup chilled pineapple juice

½ cup crushed ice

 

Directions:

Toss in a blender.

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Pina Colada Smoothie
Cuisine American
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Cuisine American
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Peaches and Cream Smoothie

Ingredients:

1 1/2 cup fresh peaches

½ cup low fat buttermilk

½ medium banana

2 teaspoons honey

½ cup crushed ice

 

Directions:

Toss in a blender.

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Peaches and Cream Smoothie
Cuisine American
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Cuisine American
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Peanut Butter Berry Smoothie

Ingredients:

¼ cup 1% low fat milk

½ medium banana

1 tablespoon creamy peanut butter

1 cup fresh or frozen raspberries

½ cup crushed ice

 

Directions:

Toss in a blender.

237 calories

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Cuisine American
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Cuisine American
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Strawberry Banana Smoothie

Ingredients:

1 cup quartered strawberries

1 sliced banana

¼ cup raw almonds

½ cup old-fashioned oats

1 cup low fat vanilla yogurt

1 teaspoon maple syrup

 

Directions:

Toss in a blender.

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Strawberry Banana Smoothie
Cuisine American
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Cuisine American
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Carrot-Raisin Bread

Source: Stay Young At Heart

National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute

https://healthyeating.nhlbi.nih.gov

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Carrot-Raisin Bread
Cuisine American
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 50 minutes
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Cuisine American
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 50 minutes
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Ingredients
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 350 °F. Lightly oil a 9×5-inch loaf pan.
  2. Stir together the dry ingredients in a large mixing bowl. Make a well in the center of the dry mixture.
  3. In a separate bowl, mix together remaining ingredients; add this mixture all at once to dry ingredients. Stir just enough to moisten and evenly distribute the carrots.
  4. Turn into the prepared pan. Bake for 50 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean.
  5. Cool for 5 minutes in the pan. Remove from pan and complete cooling on a wire rack before slicing.
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Banana-Nut Bread

Source: Stay Young At Heart

National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute

https://healthyeating.nhlbi.nih.gov

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Banana-Nut Bread
Cuisine American
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour
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Cuisine American
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour
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Ingredients
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 350 °F. Lightly oil a 9×5-inch loaf pan.
  2. Stir together mashed bananas and buttermilk; set aside.
  3. Cream brown sugar and margarine together until fluffy. Beat in egg. Add banana mixture; beat well.
  4. Sift together flour, baking powder, baking soda, and salt; add all at once to liquid ingredients. Stir until well blended.
  5. Stir in nuts, and turn into the prepared pan. Bake for 50 to 55 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean. Cool for 5 minutes in the pan. 7 Remove from pan and complete cooling on a wire rack before slicing.
  6. Bake for 50 to 55 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean. Cool for 5 minutes in the pan.
  7. Remove from pan and complete cooling on a wire rack before slicing.
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Apricot-Orange Bread

Source: Stay Young At Heart

National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute

https://healthyeating.nhlbi.nih.gov

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Apricot-Orange Bread
Cuisine American
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour
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Cuisine American
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour
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Ingredients
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 350 °F. Lightly oil two 9×5-inch loaf pans.
  2. Cook apricots in water in a covered medium-sized saucepan for 10 to 15 minutes, or until tender but not mushy. Drain; reserve ¾ cup of the liquid. Set apricots aside to cool.
  3. Cream together the margarine and sugar. By hand, beat in the egg and orange peel.
  4. In a separate bowl, sift together the flour, dry milk powder, baking powder, baking soda, and salt. Add to creamed mixture alternately with reserved apricot liquid and orange juice.
  5. Stir apricot pieces and pecans into batter.
  6. Turn batter into prepared pans.
  7. Bake for 40 to 45 minutes, or until bread springs back when lightly touched in center.
  8. Cool each loaf for 5 minutes in the pan. Remove from pan and completely cool on wire rack before slicing.
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Peanut Butter Hummus

Source: Deliciously Healthy Dinners

National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute

https://healthyeating.nhlbi.nih.gov

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Peanut Butter Hummus
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 400 ºF.
  2. To prepare the hummus, combine all ingredients for the dip and mix them in a food processor or blender. Puree until smooth.
  3. prepare the chips, toss the pita triangles with the olive oil, garlic, and pepper.
  4. Bake chips on a baking sheet in a 400 ºF oven for 10 minutes, or until crispy. 5 Arrange pita chips on a platter, and serve with the hummus.
  5. Arrange pita chips on a platter, and serve with the hummus.
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Fruit Skewers With Yogurt Dip

Source: Deliciously Healthy Dinners

National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute

https://healthyeating.nhlbi.nih.gov

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Fruit Skewers With Yogurt Dip
Instructions
  1. Thread two strawberry halves, two pineapple chunks, two blackberries, and one tangerine segment on each skewer.
  2. To prepare the dip, puree strawberries in a blender or food processor. Add yogurt, vanilla, and honey, and mix well.
  3. Serve two skewers with yogurt dip on the side.
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Make-Your-Own Snack Mix

Source: Deliciously Healthy Dinners

National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute

https://healthyeating.nhlbi.nih.gov

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Make-Your-Own Snack Mix
Cuisine American
Prep Time 5 minutes
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Cuisine American
Prep Time 5 minutes
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Instructions
  1. Combine all ingredients, and toss well.
  2. Serve immediately, or store for later snacking.
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