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Grilled Vegetable Sandwiches

Ingredients 1/4 cup light mayonnaise 2 tablespoons chopped fresh basil 1 clove garlic, minced 2 teaspoons lemon juice 1 medium red onion, cut into 4 slices 1 large red bell pepper, cut into 8 slices 1 large zucchini, cut on an angle into 8 slices 2 teaspoons olive oil 1/4 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon freshly […]

Potatoes on the Grill

Ingredients 2 red or white skin potatoes 1/2 green pepper 1/2 onion Seasoning salt 3 tablespoons margarine or butter Directions Cut potatoes, peppers and onions into small bite size pieces. Spray foil with non-stick cooking spray, place 3T. butter or marg. on foil. Place the potatoes, peppers and onions on foil. Season to taste with […]

Grilled Red Onions

Ingredients 4 small red onions 2 tablespoons olive oil 2 cloves garlic, crushed 1 teaspoon ground black pepper 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano Directions Prepare medium-hot fire in kettle-style grill. Peel onions and slice into 1/2-inch thick slices. Combine olive oil and garlic; brush on onion slices. Grill directly over fire until nicely browned on both […]

Grilled Pineapple

Ingredients 1 fresh pineapple – peeled, cored and cut into 1 inch rings 1/4 teaspoon honey 3 tablespoons melted butter 1 dash hot pepper sauce Salt to taste Directions Place pineapple in a large resealable plastic bag. Add honey, butter, hot pepper sauce, and salt. Seal bag, and shake to coat evenly. Marinate for at […]

Easy Fruit Frosty

Ingredients 1 cup sugar 1 envelope unsweetened fruit-flavored drink mix (any flavor) 2 cups milk 1 quart vanilla ice cream, softened 1 bottle (28 oz) carbonated water, chilled Directions In a large mixing bowl, combine the sugar and soft drink mix. Add milk; stir to dissolve sugar. Add ice cream; stir gently to mix. Slowly […]

Orange Slush

Ingredients 1 cup water Frozen orange juice concentrate can (6 oz) 3/4 cup (6 oz) vanilla yogurt 1/2 cup sugar 1/2 cup cold milk 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract 10 to 12 ice cubes Directions In a blender, combine water, orange juice concentrate, yogurt, sugar, milk and vanilla; cover and process until smooth. While processing, add […]

Peanut Butter Banana Breakfast Shake

Ingredients 1 cup fat free or lowfat milk 1/2 cup frozen banana slices 1 tablespoon peanut butter 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract Sweet cocoa powder (optional) Directions Combine all ingredients in a blender and blend until smooth and creamy. Pour into a tall glass and garnish with a sprinkle of cocoa powder, […]

Peach-Amaretto Frappe

Ingredients 1 cup fat free or lowfat milk 1 large ripe peach, peeled, pitted and cut into eighths, or 2 canned peach halves, drained 5-6 ice cubes 2 tablespoons brown sugar 1/4 teaspoon almond extract Directions Combine all ingredients in a blender. Blend at high speed until very smooth and foamy, about one minute. Pour […]

Fresh Fruit Pudding Milk Mixer

Ingredients 3 1/2 cups 2% milk 1 package (4 serving size) JELL-O® Vanilla Flavor Instant Pudding & Pie filling or any flavor 1 medium ripe banana, cut into chunks 1/2 cup strawberries Directions Place all ingredients in blender container; cover. Blend 1 minute or until smooth. Serve immediately. Recipe provided by the National Dairy Council.

Festive Fruity Flavored Milk

Ingredients 1 cup fat-free skim or 1% low-fat milk 2 tablespoons apricot, blackberry, raspberry or strawberry fruit syrup Directions For each cup of milk, stir in 2 tablespoons fruit syrup. Try experimenting with different brands of fruit syrups until you find one that provides the perfectly pleasing color to your milk. Fruit syrups are available […]

Chilled Banana Latte

Ingredients 1 1/2 tablespoons sugar-free creme de banana syrup 1 1/2 tablespoons sugar-free coconut syrup 1 cup fat-free milk 1 shot of espresso Ice cubes Directions Mix syrups and cold milk in 20-ounce chilled stainless steel pitcher. Froth milk with whisk until airy and light. Add a shot of espresso and pour over ice. Serve […]

Pomegranate Smoothie

Ingredients 1 banana 2 cups (16 oz) fat-free vanilla yogurt 1 cup pomegranate juice 1 tablespoon coarse sugar (optional) pomegranate seeds (optional) Directions Wrap peeled banana in plastic wrap and freeze 3 hours or until frozen. Unwrap banana, break into chunks and place in a blender with the yogurt and juice. Cover and blend until […]

Homemade Lemonade

Ingredients 3 cups sugar 2 cups water 1 cup lemon peel strips (about 6 lemons) 3 cups lemon juice (about 14 lemons) 1 bottle (1 liter) club soda, chilled Directions In a large saucepan, heat sugar and water over medium heat until sugar is dissolved, stirring frequently. Stir in lemon strips. Bring to a boil. […]

Fruity Lemonade

Ingredients 2 cans (12 oz each) frozen lemonade concentrate, thawed 2 cans (12 oz each) frozen fruit punch concentrate or juice concentrate of your choice, thawed Ice cubes 3 quarts club soda, chilled Directions In a large bowl or pitcher, combine lemonade and fruit punch concentrates. For each serving, pour 1/2 cup of the mixture […]

After-School Strawberry Shake

Ingredients 1 pint strawberries, hulled 3 whole strawberries for garnish 2 medium bananas, peeled and cut into 1-inch chunks 1/2 cup strawberry or fat-free plain yogurt Orange juice (4 oz)  1 teaspoon light honey 3 cups ice cubes Directions In a blender, combine all the ingredients except 1 1/2 cups of the ice cubes and […]

Strawberry Cheesecake Ice Cream

Ingredients 2 cups granulated sugar 3/4 cups (6 oz) cream cheese, softened 4 large egg yolks 3 cups milk 1 cup half-and-half 1 1/2-3 cups fresh strawberries, or other berries, coarsely chopped 1/4 cup confectioners? sugar 1/4 cup water Directions In a medium saucepan over medium-high heat, bring milk and half-and-half just to a boil. […]

Sirloin Strawberry Salad

Ingredients 1 1/2 pounds top sirloin steaks 2 tablespoons olive oil 2 cups quartered fresh strawberries Salad mix (6 oz) 6 tablespoons toasted walnuts 1/4 cup chopped mint 1/2 cup sweet and sour dressing Salt and pepper to taste Directions Brush steaks with olive oil and season with salt and pepper. Grill to desired doneness. […]

Layered Strawberry Shortcake

Ingredients 4 cups sliced fresh strawberries 1/2 cup sugar 2 cups all-purpose flour 1 teaspoon baking powder 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon baking soda 1/3 cup shortening 3/4 cup buttermilk 2 tablespoons butter, melted 1 cup heavy whipping cream 1/4 cup honey Directions In a small bowl, combine strawberries and sugar; cover and refrigerate until […]

Strawberry Waffles

Ingredients 2 cups flour 2 teaspoons baking powder Pinch of salt 2 teaspoons sugar 1 1/2 cups milk 1 cup strawberries 2 eggs (separated) 1 tablespoon melted butter Directions Preheat waffle iron. In a mini prep food processor, puree the hulled strawberries. Beat egg whites until stiff peaks form. Mix milk, butter, egg yolks and […]

Cheesecake Stuffed Strawberries

Ingredients 1 pound strawberries 1 (8 oz) package of cream cheese 1/4-1/2 cup powdered sugar 1 teaspoon vanilla extract Directions Wash and pat dry strawberries. Remove tops and set aside. Scoop out a small hole in the strawberry. Combine the cream cheese and powdered sugar with vanilla. Fill a pastry bag with tip of choice […]

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