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Zucchini Muffins (Low-Fat)

Zucchini Muffins  Makes 12 muffins Kids rating: ★★★★★ “Mom, what’s the green specks in the muffins?” my daughter asked inspecting her first ever zucchini muffin.  To get her to taste it, I lied, “Just some shredded green apples, sweetheart.”  She took a bite, then another, and another, “These are good mom.  Can I have one for […]

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Potato Leek Soup

Leek Potato Soup Serves 6-8 Kids Rating: ✭✭✭✭✭ Ingredients: 3 medium leeks, washed thoroughly, trimmed, and chopped into 1/2 inch pieces 4-5 fist size potatoes washed, peeled, and chopped into 3/4 inch pieces 2 large carrots washed, peeled, and chopped into 1/4 inch pieces 3 Tbsp. salted butter 1 tsp. salt 3 cans low sodium, […]

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Asian Chopped Salad with Hoisin Honey Dressing

Asian Chopped Salad with Hoisin Honey Dressing Serves 6 Kids rating: ✭✭✭✭✭  Ingredients: For Salad: 1 head napa cabbage, washed, and finely chopped (6 cups)  2 cups baby spinach, chopped well 2 medium carrots, cleaned and shredded on a box shredder, (1⁄2 cup) 1⁄2 cup uncooked curly Asian noodles or plain Ramen noodles, crushed in a plastic […]

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Strawberry Banana Smoothie

Strawberry Banana Smoothie Serves 5 Kids Rating: ✭✭✭✭✭  Ingredients:  4 ripe bananas 2 1/2 cups whole unsweetened strawberries 2 cups 2% milk 1/8 cup heavy cream 1/8 cup sugar 5 fresh strawberries for garnish Directions:  Place all ingredients in a blender and process on ice crush or puree for 3-4 minutes until very smooth.  A […]

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Chicken Milanese

Chicken Milanese Serves 4 Kids Rating: ✭✭✭✭✭  Ingredients:  For the Chicken: 4 chicken breast cutlets, thin sliced 1 cup plain bread crumbs (or for extra crunchy chicken use plain panko bread crumbs) 2 eggs ½ cup flour 1 tsp. salt 6 Tbsp. olive oil Salad topping: 2 cups arugula 1 cup fresh basil chopped 2 […]

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Tropical Smoothies

Tropical Smoothies Serves 4 Kids Rating: ✭✭✭✭✭  Use very ripe bananas with brown freckles to achieve a sweet tropical banana flavor.   Ingredients:  4 ripe bananas 2 cups unsweetened frozen pineapple chunks 2 cups 2% milk 1/8 cup heavy cream 1/8 cup sugar 2 Tbsps. shredded, sweetened coconut for garnish Fresh pineapple wedges for garnish […]

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