This smoothie is the morning go-to for our blog editor, who likes starting her day with good hydration, protein, and fiber. She likes a thinner smoothie because it’s easier to suck through a straw when she’s got to drink it on the road. If you prefer a thick smoothie, start with less water and thin […]
Category: Easy Cooking
Roasted Red Pepper Hummus Cucumber Bites
Serve this cool cucumber combination as a snack or appetizer. Both kids and adults will enjoy its fresh texture and satisfying flavors. It’s easy to prepare, and perfect for helping kids learn about nutritious snacking.
Mediterranean Chicken Salad Pinwheels
These pinwheels are a fantastic way to serve wraps for kids, or to create a nice appetizer at a party. If what you’re after is a simple, delicious wrap for your own lunch, just skip the slicing and tuck the wrap into a sandwich container to go.
Zippy Zucchini Dip
A little heat is a great way to bring flavor to simple ingredients without excessive amounts of salt. Serve this lightly cheesy dip with your favorite whole-grain crackers.
Creamy Avocado Dip
This easy recipe replies on yogurt and avocado to create a lusciously creamy dip that packs a big nutritional punch. Serve it with whole-grain tortilla chips or pita crisps.
Spiced Banana Yogurt Dip
This easy-prep party dip was picked by our partners’ dietitians because it offers great nutrition for little work. Serve it with sliced fruit or, for a special occasion, dark chocolate cookies.
Honey Mustard Snack Mix
You can make this snack mix peanut-free by swapping in almonds, pumpkin seeds or soy nuts. By making this at home, you have control over the amount of salt and sugar used to make this flavorful, crunchy snack mix.
Ginger Quinoa Salad
For a visually striking dish, use red quinoa as the base for this warm salad. This simple-to-make salad is a fresh and flavorful option for any meal.