TL Health Project

Brian Austin, Asia Williamson, Inala Gant

Healthy Breakfast - Grape Nut Muffin


  • 1-1/4 cups flour
  • 1 Tbsp. baking powder
  • 1 tsp. ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp. salt
  • 2-1/4 cups Grape-Nuts Flakes
  • 1 cup fat-free milk
  • 1 egg, slightly beaten
  • 1/2 cup chunky applesauce
  • 1/2 cup firmly packed brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup raisins
  • 2 Tbsp. margarine, melted


  1. Stir together the first 5 ingredients.
  2. Stir beaten egg into milk then add applesauce and stir well.
  3. Mix wet ingredients into dry stirring well.
  4. Stir in melted butter, cereal, and raisins.
  5. Let stand 5 minutes.
  6. Fill greased muffin tins 2/3 full
  7. Bake at 400 degrees for about 20 minutes.

Healthy Dessert - Fruit Salad with Lemon-Cinnamon Syrup

  • 1 cup white sugar
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 3 1-inch strips of lemon zest
  • 1 cinnamon stick
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 4 mango pitted, peeled, cut into chunks
  • 4 white peaches pitted, and cut into bite size pieces
  • 2 granny smith apples peeled, cored and cut into slices
  • 4 (6 ounce) containers fresh raspberries
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped fresh mint
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  1. Place the sugar, water, lemon zest, cinnamon, and 2 tablespoons of lemon juice into a small saucepan. Bring to a boil; reduce heat to medium-low and simmer 10 minutes. Strain the syrup through a mesh strainer; refrigerate until cold.
  2. Place the mango, peaches, apple, raspberries, mint, and 2 tablespoons of lemon juice into a mixing bowl. Pour the chilled syrup over top and gently stir to combine.

Healthy Lunch - Ham and Cheese Tortilla Roll-Ups

  • 1 1/2 cups reduced-fat shredded Cheddar cheese (6 ounces)
  • 1/4 cup reduced-fat mayonnaise or salad dressing
  • 1/4 cup fat-free sour cream
  • 1 can (11 ounces) Green Giant® Niblets® vacuum-packed whole kernel corn or Mexicorn® whole kernel corn with red and green peppers, drained
  • 10 fat-free flour tortillas (6 to 8 inches in diameter)
  • 10 slices (1 ounce each) deli fully cooked ham
  • Cilantro sprig, if desired
  1. Mix cheese, mayonnaise, sour cream and corn.
  2. Top each tortilla with 1 slice ham. Spread 2 tablespoons corn mixture over ham. Top with cilantro. Roll up.

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