Banana Cake

Submitted by Susan Clarke Preheat oven to 350 degrees. 1/4 cup margarine or butter 3/4 cup sugar 1/2 tsp vanilla 1 cup flour 1/2 tsp salt 1/2 tsp Baking powder 1/4 tsp baking soda 1/2 cup mashed ripe banana 2-3 Tablespoons of sour milk Mix all ingredients and pour into 8 x 8 greased pan [...]

2019-01-05T07:55:35-08:00Categories: Recipe|

Chicken-Cashew Salad

Submitted by Wendy Kefoury Serves 4 Prep time 10 min. Total time 15 min. 1/2 cup plain yogurt 1 Tablespoon Dijon mustard Salt and pepper to taste 1 1/2 cups shredded cooked chicken breast 1 cup frozen Lima beans, thawed 1 package (5-6 oz) mixed salad greens 1/4 cup red grapes, halved 1 red apple, [...]

2019-01-05T07:36:50-08:00Categories: Recipe|

Mango and Banana Shake

½ ripe mango 1 small ripe banana, sliced 5 fluid ounces of semi-skimmed milk 4 fluid ounces of orange juice 2 tsp. lime juice 1 tsp. caster sugar 2 heaped tbsp. vanilla frozen yogurt Instructions 1. Peel the skin from the mango and cut the flesh away from the stone. Chop the flesh and put [...]

2018-07-05T10:17:48-07:00Categories: Recipe|

Pumpkin Raisin Muffins

Have one of these muffins with fruit and a cooked egg for a tasty, healthy breakfast. The muffins freeze well. Take them out one at a time as you need them. Ingredients: 1 cup (250 mL) whole wheat flour 3/4 cup (175mL) all -purpose flour 1/2 cup (125mL) sugar 1/2 tsp (2mL) baking soda 2 [...]

2018-07-05T10:14:36-07:00Categories: Recipe|

Whipped Cream Topping Lightened

Chill small mixing bowl and beaters in freezer. Beat ¼ cup whipping cream in chilled bowl with chilled beaters until soft peaks form. Add ¾ cup nonfat vanilla Greek yogurt, 1 Tbsp confectioner’s sugar, and ½ tsp. vanilla extract; fold together with rubber spatula. (Topping will keep, covered, in refrigerator for up to 1 day.) [...]

2018-07-05T10:12:26-07:00Categories: Recipe|

Creamy Spinach Dip

This light spinach dish made with healthier reduced-fat ingredients will save 84 calories and 10 grams of fat per serving when compared to traditional versions. ¼ Cup Serving = 54 calories Ingredients: 1 small shallot, peeled 1 5 oz. can water chestnuts, rinsed ½ cup reduced-fat cream cheese (Neufchatel) ½ cup low-fat cottage cheese ¼ [...]

2018-07-05T10:10:57-07:00Categories: Recipe|

Easy Salmon Pate

Serve with crackers and your guests will never want to leave. This needs to be refrigerated overnight so make a day ahead. Recipe can be doubled if desired. Also, it freezes well. Ingredients: 7 ½ ounce can red salmon, drained 1 ½ tablespoons minced onion 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice ½ teaspoon finely grated lemon [...]

2018-07-05T10:09:49-07:00Categories: Recipe|

Tortilla Baked Crackers

1 package of whole wheat large tortilla shells (usually 6 to a package) 2 tbsp. extra virgin olive oil 1 tsp. each of basil and oregano Mix the spices with the oil. Place one shell on a pizza pan or cookie sheet and brush the shell with the oil and spice mix. You can also [...]

2018-07-05T10:08:16-07:00Categories: Recipe|

Tomato and Onion Salad

This salad is easy, pretty (especially in a glass bowl), and better if prepared a few hours ahead of time so the flavours can mix. Ingredients Tomatoes Olive oil Vinegar Salt and pepper Dried basil Sugar Green onions (or Bermuda onions, if you prefer) Directions Put a single layer of sliced unpeeled tomatoes in a [...]

2018-07-05T10:06:57-07:00Categories: Recipe|
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