Wednesday, June 27, 2007

Winter Fruit Salad Recipe

Winter Fruit Salad

Winter Fruit Salad

Recipe Ingredients

3 cups diced unpeeled golden Delicious apples (about 4 medium)
1 cup sliced celery
1 cup seedless red grapes, halved
1/2 cup dark raisins
1/2 cup chopped toasted almonds or pecans

1/3 cup nonfat or reduced-fat mayonnaise
1/3 cup nonfat or light sour cream

Recipe Directions

Place the apples, celery, grapes, raisins, and nuts in a large bowl, and toss to mix well.

Place the dressing ingredients in a small bowl, and stir to mix. Pour the dressing over the apple mixture, and toss to mix well.

Cover the salad, and chill for I to 3 hours before serving.

Nutritional Information(Per 3/4-cup serving)

Cal: 132
Carbohydrate: 21 g
Cholesterol: 0 mg
Fat: 4.5 g
Fiber: 2.7 g
Protein: 2.8 g
Sodium: 94 mg

Winter Fruit Salad Recipe by 1stholistic

Sunday, June 17, 2007

Apple Coffee Cake Recipe

Apple Coffee Cake

Apple Coffee Cake Recipe

Recipe Ingredients

2/3 cup all-purpose flour
1/2 cup whole wheat flour
1 teaspoon baking soda
1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/4 teaspoon salt
1 1/2 cup peeled, cored, and finely chopped apple
1/4 cup frozen or refrigerated egg product, thawed
3/4 cup sugar
1/4 cup chopped walnuts or pecans
1/4 cup applesauce
1 tablespoon all-purpose flour
1 tablespoon whole wheat flour
1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1 tablespoon margarine
1/4 cup chopped walnuts or pecans
1/4 cup packed brown sugar

Recipe Directions

Lightly coat a 9-inch round baking pan with cooking spray; set aside. In a medium bowl combine the 2/3 cup all-purpose flour, 1/2 cup whole wheat flour, baking soda, the 1 teaspoon cinnamon, and salt; set aside.

In a large mixing bowl toss together the chopped apple and egg product. Stir in the 3/4 cup sugar, the 1/4 cup nuts, and applesauce. Add flour mixture and stir just until combined. Pour batter into prepared pan. For topping, stir together the brown sugar, the remaining all-purpose flour, whole wheat flour, and cinnamon. Cut in margarine until crumbly. Stir in remaining 1/4 cup chopped nuts. Sprinkle topping over batter in pan.

Bake in 350 degree F oven for 30 to 35 minutes or until a toothpick inserted near the center comes out clean. Cool in pan for 10 minutes. Remove from pan and serve warm.

Apple Coffee Cake Recipe by cdkitchen

Wednesday, June 6, 2007

Chicken & Cashew Pasta Salad Recipe

Perfectly easy, absolutely delicious, one-dish meal! Stock your pantry with premium canned chicken breast as a convenient way to combine its lean protein with a colorful and healthful array of vegetables and pasta.

Recipe Ingredients

2 cups enriched or whole wheat rotini (short spirals) pasta
1 cup pea pods, cut in 1-inch pieces
2 can (10 ounces each) premium chunk breast of chicken in water, drained and flaked
1 can (5 ounces) water chestnuts, drained
1/2 small red bell pepper, cut in 1-inch pieces
1/2 cup chopped red onion
1/2 cup shredded carrots
2/3 cup light mayonnaise or salad dressing
1/3 cup packed brown sugar1 tablespoon cider vinegar
½ teaspoon salt
1/2 cup roasted, unsalted cashews

Recipe Preparation

Prepare the pasta according to package directions, adding the pea pods during last 2 minutes of cooking. Drain and cool pasta and pea pods.

In a large bowl combine the pasta and pea pods with chicken, water chestnuts, bell pepper, red onion and carrots in a large bowl.

Combine the mayonnaise, brown sugar, vinegar and salt, and toss with the salad. Refrigerate for several hours to overnight. Just before serving fold in the cashews.

Chicken & Cashew Pasta Salad Recipe by mealtime

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