This cinnamon apple cranberry crisp is made with apples, dried fruit, walnuts and oatmeal. It’s full of flavors and is sure to please. Make it for your family or for a larger gathering.
They may swoon over your soup, rave about your roasted chicken and get teary-eyed in praise of your homemade bread. But the showstopper for most meals is dessert – that flavorful finale that can make or break the entire gustatory experience. If you’re planning a special meal but don’t want to have to worry about … Read More
Pumpkins have a lot to offer: beauty, flavor and lots of health benefits. The bright orange color means it’s high in beta carotene, which boosts immunity and protects your eyes. You also get zinc and vitamin D from this winter squash’s generous offerings. But be aware: not all pumpkin products are created equal. Regular canned … Read More
Fill with peaches, apples or pears (kids of all ages will love them)! Ingredients 4 (8-inch) whole wheat tortillas 2 medium peaches, pears or apples ¼ teaspoon ground cinnamon 2 tablespoon brown sugar (optional) 1/8 teaspoon ground nutmeg 2 tablespoon milk Brown sugar (optional) Preparation Warm the tortillas in microwave or oven to make them … Read More
Nothing says home better than oatmeal cookies. This dough can be mixed in one bowl. You can add your favorite dried fruits or chopped nuts, or change the spice to ginger or cinnamon.
This simple, sweet and healthy treat is delicious and good for you too. Probiotics in the yogurt introduce beneficial bacteria to the gastrointestinal tract and can help support your digestion and immune health. Ingredients 1 cup plain Greek yogurt 2 tablespoons pasteurized orange blossom honey Grated peel of ½ orange for flavorPrepared fruit (ripe banana, … Read More
Make your own sorbet! It’s a perfect, refreshing ending to any meal. Unlike store-bought versions, this recipe has no added sugar. You can use this combination of fruit or experiment with other fruit combos – your flavor choices are limited only by your imagination and the fresh fruit currently available. Ingredients 1 ripe banana, sliced … Read More
These bite-size delectables offer the rich flavor of cream cheese and ricotta (both low-fat) along with the cinnamon and pumpkin flavors so welcome at this time of year. They are small, but satisfying.
This heavenly dessert is also surprisingly healthy thanks to fat-free half-and-half and dark cocoa powder — offering unexpected calcium and antioxidants. Ingredients Crust 10 whole chocolate graham crackers 2 tablespoons light butter, cold 1 tablespoon egg white, lightly beaten Filling 1/4 cup unsweetened Dutch-processed cocoa powder 1/4 cup cornstarch 2 1/2 cups fat-free half-and-half 3/4 cup … Read More
Contributors: Children’s Hospital pediatric dietitians To satisfy your family’s sweet tooth, try pouring this warm, delicious fruit topping over frozen yogurt. Raspberries, cranberries and cherries are high in fiber, and contain vitamin C plus powerful antioxidants that help prevent disease. Consider using Splenda® sugar blend (part sugar, part sucralose) to reduce calories further. Splenda in moderation is … Read More