Health&Fitness Talk

Supporting Healthy Life Styles

Peanut Butter-and-Blueberry Jam Sandwich Cookies
“Excellent for kids and BBQ’s” Prep time: 10 min Baking time:  8 min YIELDS: 20 servings (serving size: 1 sandwich cookie) Ingredients 1/4 cup margarine, softened 1/4 cup  creamy peanut butter 1/2 cup brown sugar 1/4 cup sugar 2 large egg whites 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 1 3/4 cups... Read more
Smoked Turkey Reuben Cranberry Sandwich
“Smoked turkey stands in for corned beef in this lightened variation of a deli favorite. Serve with a pickle wedge and fresh avocado slices.” Prep time: 10 min Plating time: 2 min   Ingredients 2 tablespoons Dijon mustard 8 slices rye bread 4 (1-ounce) slices reduced-fat, reduced-sodium Swiss cheese... Read more
Coconut Smoothie
“Coconut oil, said to be ‘the healthiest of all oils on earth’ is extremely good for you and adds a unique taste to your drink that you will certainly enjoy”   Prep time: 5 min Blender time: 45 seconds Ingredients: 2 ripe bananas 1 Huge handful spinach (trust me... Read more
Fresh Papaya and Zapote Smoothie
“Smoothies pull double duty by quenching thirst and satisfying hunger at the same time; they can be easily tailored to suit every individual needs. And even kids with dairy allergies can enjoy them. They’re also a great way to sneak more fiber and antioxidants into your kids.”   Prep... Read more
Homemade Apple Pie

Homemade Apple Pie

Recipes July 20, 2011

“Grandmas from all around can be proud of this unique recipe that brings fabulous results. Sliced apples are mounded in a prepared pie shell, and just before slipping into the oven, the shell is sprinkled with brown sugar” Prep time: 15 min Baking time: 20 min Ingredients for pie... Read more
Roasted Red Pepper Salad
“This is a stuffed pepper salad, light and delicious!” Prep time: 20 min Cooking time: 20 min Ingredients 2 large eggplants 6 red bell peppers 1 cup plain yogurt 2 cloves garlic, minced 1/12 tbls. capers ¼ tsp. ginger 1 tablespoon olive oil salt to taste Directions Preheat the... Read more
Alaskan Salmon marinated in a Cilantro lime sauce
“This is a delicious, healthy lemon-cilantro marinade for salmon that can be cooked on the grill or broiled. Marinade for at least 15 minutes.” Prep time: 15 min Cooking time: 15 min Ingredients 4 salmon fillets salt and pepper to taste 1 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes 1 tablespoon... Read more