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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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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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Artichoke Jalapeno Dip

Score Points with this Super Artichoke Dip. Word on the street is there’s going to be a pretty big football game televised this Sunday. One might even call it “super,” with the express written consent of the National Football League, of course. No plan yet for your big game watch party? Kick it off with this artichoke dip that’s sure

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Bean and Smoked Cheddar Salad

Bean and Smoked Cheddar Salad

This tasty bean salad comes together in no time, and the smokey cheddar adds bonus flavor. No smoked cheddar? Try using sharp cheddar or pepper jack. Serves 4     Dietitian’s Tip: Build a DASH meal with this salad by adding a side of fresh fruit and a whole grain roll INGREDIENTS 2 tablespoons Dijon mustard 2 tablespoons cider vinegar

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Country Buttermilk Slaw

This sweet and tangy country slaw adds a refreshing crunch to any meal. Serves 6     Prep time: 20 minutes Ingredients 1/2 cup lowfat buttermilk, shaken 2 tablespoons light mayonnaise 2 tablespoons cider vinegar 1 tablespoon sugar 1/4 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon black pepper 3 large green onions, thinly sliced 1 pound Napa cabbage, cored and thinly sliced crosswise (4 cups)

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Yogurt and Dill Smashed Potatoes

Smashed potatoes all dressed up with flavors of the Mediterranean. Serve these flavorful potatoes warm as a side dish or chill and serve as a refreshing potato salad. Serves 4     Dietitian’s Tip: Potatoes are an excellent source of potassium and fiber. They also contain almost half your Daily Value of vitamin C. So, keep potatoes on your table with

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