10 healthy recipes to cook

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1.banana blueberry pancakes

1 cup whole wheat flour
  • 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 egg, lightly beaten
  • 1-1/4 cups fat-free milk
  • 3 medium ripe bananas, mashed
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1-1/2 cups fresh or frozen blueberries
  • Maple syrup, optional
  • 2.apple- raisin baked oatmeal

    3 cups old-fashioned oats
  • 1/2 cup packed brown sugar
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 cups fat-free milk
  • 1 medium apple, chopped
  • 1/3 cup raisins
  • 1/3 cup chopped walnuts
  • Additional fat-free milk, optional
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    3.cinnamon granola bars

    1/4 cup butter, softened
  • 1 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 2 tablespoons ground flaxseed
  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • 2 cups old-fashioned oats
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 cup raisins
  • 4.beef and veggie sloppy joes

    4 medium carrots, shredded (about 3-1/2 cups)
  • 1 medium yellow summer squash, shredded (about 2 cups)
  • 1 medium zucchini, shredded (about 2 cups)
  • 1 medium sweet red pepper, finely chopped
  • 2 medium tomatoes, seeded and chopped
  • 1 small red onion, finely chopped
  • 1/2 cup ketchup
  • 3 tablespoons minced fresh basil or 3 teaspoons dried basil
  • 3 tablespoons molasses
  • 2 tablespoons cider vinegar
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 2 pounds lean ground beef (90% lean)
  • 12 whole wheat hamburger buns, split
  • 5.seasoned chicken strips

    1/3 cup egg substitute
  • 1 tablespoon prepared mustard
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 3/4 cup dry bread crumbs
  • 2 teaspoons dried basil
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 pound chicken tenderloins
  • 6.texas tacos

    1-1/2 pounds lean ground beef (90% lean)
  • 1 medium sweet red pepper, chopped
  • 1 small onion, chopped
  • 1 can (14-1/2 ounces) diced tomatoes, drained
  • 1-1/3 cups frozen corn, thawed
  • 1 can (8 ounces) tomato sauce
  • 2 tablespoons chili powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 package (8.8 ounces) ready-to-serve brown rice
  • 20 taco shells
  • Optional toppings: shredded lettuce, chopped fresh tomatoes and reduced-fat sour cream
  • 7.pizza spaghetti

    1/2 pound lean ground beef (90% lean)
  • 1/2 pound Italian turkey sausage links, casings removed, crumbled
  • 1/2 cup chopped sweet onion
  • 4 cans (8 ounces each) no-salt-added tomato sauce
  • 3 ounces sliced turkey pepperoni
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 2 teaspoons minced fresh parsley or 1/2 teaspoon dried parsley flakes
  • 2 teaspoons minced fresh basil or 1/2 teaspoon dried basil
  • 9 ounces uncooked whole wheat spaghetti
  • 3 tablespoons grated Parmesan cheese
  • 8.crunchy peanut butter apple dip

    1 carton (8 ounces) reduced-fat spreadable cream cheese
  • 1 cup creamy peanut butter
  • 1/4 cup fat-free milk
  • 1 tablespoon brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/2 cup chopped unsalted peanuts
  • Apple slices
  • 9.seasoned popcorn

    8 cups air-popped popcorn
  • 2 tablespoons reduced-fat butter, melted
  • 2 tablespoons grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1/8 teaspoon garlic salt
  • 10.sunny strawberry and cantaloupe salad

    1 cup sliced fresh strawberries
  • 1 cup cubed cantaloupe
  • 1/2 cup (about 2 ounces) cubed part-skim mozzarella cheese
  • 2 tablespoons raspberry vinaigrette
  • 1/2 cup fresh raspberries
  • 1 tablespoon sunflower kernels
  • Thinly sliced fresh mint leaves, optional