Healthy Recipes

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    Fruit Dipping

    Combine the applesauce and yogurt in a bowl and mix until well-blended. Pour into a serving bowl and serve with the sliced fruits.
     
    Ingredients:
    • 1 cup applesauce
    • 1 cup low-fat strawberry yogurt
    • Slices of your favorite fruits such as strawberries, apples, bananas, pears, kiwi, pineapple, or grapes.

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    Fastest Veggie Dip Around

    Season the yogurt with the dressing mix or dry herbs. Add just enough for it to taste great! Presto, ready to dip with cut vegetables!

    Ingredients:

    • 1 cup plain non-fat yogurt
    • Dry ranch dressing mix or other dry herbs such as basil or garlic.
    • Your favorite vegetables such as carrot sticks, broccoli, bell peppers, cauliflower, or celery.

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    Salsa and Corn Cheese Sticks

    Wrap the corn tortillas around the cheese sticks. Dip the wraps into the salsa and enjoy!

    Ingredients:

    • Corn tortillas
    • Low-fat mozarella cheese sticks
    • Salsa (you can buy a jar from the store, or look under "veggies" to find out how to make your own!)

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    Fruit Freeze

    Place yogurt and fruit in a blender container. Cover tightly. Blend until smooth. Pour into paper cups. Freeze until thick and slushy, about 1 hour. Insert one spoon, handle up, into each cup of frozen fruit mixture. Return to freezer and freeze until solid, at least 2 more hours. To serve, remove from freezer and let sit for about 10 minutes. Peel paper cup off each treat and eat, holding the spoon as a handle.

    Preparation time: 10 minutes, plus 3 hours freezing time. Makes 8 servings.

    Ingredients:

    • 1 8-ounce container non-fat lemon yogurt
    • 2 cups cubed, seedless watermelon
    • 1 basket fresh strawberries, tops removed
    • 1 medium banana, peeled and sliced
    • 8 7-ounce paper cups
    • 8 plastic spoons

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    Pink Lemonade Yogurt Pops

    Mix together and pour into frozen pop containers or paper cups with popsicle sticks.

    Freeze and eat. Makes 2-3 pops depending on size of container.

    Ingredients:

    • 1 cup plain non-fat yogurt
    • 4 tablespoons of undiluted pink lemonade

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    Strawberry Orange Frozen Pops

    Combine into blender and blend till smooth or not-so-smooth, depending on preference.

    Pour into molds and freeze. Makes approximately 24 frozen pops. Serving size 1.

    Ingredients:

    • 1 quart orange juice
    • 2 cups strawberries fresh or frozen
    • 3 tablespoons sugar (omit if using sweetened strawberries)
    • 1 cup vanilla yogurt

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    Frozen Fruit Treat

    Mix ingredients together. Freeze in small paper cups. Serve partially defrosted.

    Ingredients:

    • 1 3/4 cup strawberries
    • 1 large can crushed pineapple
    • 5 bananas (cut in cubes)
    • 12 ounces frozen orange juice-concentrate
    • 1 1/2 cup water

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    Fruit-cicles

    Wash grapes or blueberries. Put a toothpick in each one. Place them on a plate and put in the freezer for about 2 hours. Take them out and enjoy.

    Ingredients:

    • Bunch of seedless grapes or blueberries
    • Toothpicks
    • Plate

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