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Back-To-School Tasty Snack

Bring friends together with this cheesy dip. Serves 5     Dietitian’s Tip: A fun way to get calcium, protein and whole grains.   INGREDIENTS 2.5 oz. cream cheese 6.5 oz. cheese, cheddar, yellow, reduced fat, shredded 1/3 cup yogurt, low-fat, plain 2 Tablespoons milk, 1% low-fat 20 crackers, whole grain, low-salt   INSTRUCTIONS Place cream cheese and cheddar cheese in

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Pie for Breakfast? Yes please!

Start your 4th of July off right with this tasty red, white, and blue fruit, yogurt, and cereal pie. Serves 10     Dietitian’s Tip: This Breakfast Greek Yogurt Pie will add dairy protein, healthy fruits, and whole grains to your day.   INGREDIENTS 5 cups bran flakes cereal ½ cup chopped walnuts 6 tablespoons unsalted melted butter 4 tablespoons honey

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Try A New Kind of Ice Cream Float

Have a relaxing “float” through summer with this idea for a treat with less sugar and calories. Of course you can always make it more indulgent by using your favorite soda flavor. Serves 1     Dietitian’s Tip: These floats made with sparkling mineral water will contribute less sugar and calories to your diet than traditional floats.   INGREDIENTS 1 scoop

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Pear Quesadillas

Food Hero has a wealth of easy to make, nutritious recipes to liven up your summer days. Here is an easy summer lunch idea for the kids … or yourself. Serves 4     Dietitian’s Tip: This recipe is a great addition to a healthy diet serving up dairy protein, fruit, vegetables, and whole grains. Come up with your own combination

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Caprese-Style Cottage Cheese Topper

Serve on toasted slices of Italian or French bread. A light, refreshing appetizer for your summertime parties. Serves 6     Dietitian’s Tip: A great way to get a boost of dairy protein with 11 grams of protein per serving.   INGREDIENTS 2 cups 2% fat cottage cheese 1 cup coarsely chopped fresh tomatoes ¼ cup chopped fresh basil ¼ cup

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Honey Lemon Panna Cotta

This Italian-inspired creamy dessert is the perfect end to any meal, and toppings are customizable to every season. Serves 8     Dietitian’s Tip: Top with Seasonal fresh fruit, such as berries or chopped peaches (frozen works, too.) Mint leaves and canned mandarin orange segments   INGREDIENTS 2 cups 1% low-fat milk 1 cup low-fat buttermilk 2 packets unflavored gelatin 1

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