Who doesn’t like pizza for lunch? This easy snack idea is ready in minutes. Leftovers make a great lunch option too. Let you children individualize their pita pizza by adding their own toppings. Increase the fiber content by choosing whole wheat pita.
The best mac and cheese does not come out of a box or the microwave. With a little extra time, you can make this muffin cup mac and cheese recipe that serve as a great side dish or a pre-portioned snack!
These whole-wheat banana pancakes will become your family’s “go-to” pancakes. Sprinkle with dark chocolate mini chocolate chips and berries, and you’ve got a great dessert. They’ll never ask for regular white flour pancakes again … they are that good! You can also substitute ½ whole wheat flour for white flour in your traditional pancake recipe.
Homemade granola bars are a fun snack to make with and for your kids! This recipe is made from fresh ingredients and contains no artificial flavors or preservatives. The recipe can be modified for gluten sensitivity or nut allergies by substituting some of the ingredients.
Fire up the grill for some shrimp on the barbie Asian style! These shrimp skewers cook in just minutes and complement the sweetness of the sugar snap peas and crispness of the asparagus for a healthy, high fiber meal.
When your garden (or the farmers market) provide you with more green beans than you know what to do with, try this green bean and garlic recipe. The pine nuts add another layer of flavor that makes this simple side a great dish to share at a family barbecue.
In addition to taking advantage of the seasonal fruits and vegetables, don’t forget the herbs in your garden! This lighter version potato salad uses plain Greek yogurt, which is a healthy substitution for sour cream in most recipes, and fresh cut dill.