Make healthy snacks in your hall

Baked Edamame

1 bag of frozen shelled edamame

1 tablespoon of garlic powder

Salt and pepper to taste

1 tablespoon of olive oil

1/4 of grated parmesan cheese

1. Put all of the ingredients together

2. Bake for 20 min at 400 degrees

Healthy Pizza

1 whole wheat tortilla shell

2 tablespoons of low sodium marinara sauce

2 tablespoons of mozzarella cheese

3 oz. ground pre-cooked turkey

1. Layer the sauce, cheese and meat on the tortilla

2. Cook at 425 for 12 min

Baked Carrot and Sweet Potato Fries

1 sweet potato, washed and cut into 1/2 inch wide strips

6-8 carrots, washed and cut into 1/2 inch wide strips

2 tablespoons olive oil

2 tablespoons dried herbs (try parsley, rosemary, or thyme)

1 teaspoon salt

1/2 teaspoon pepper

2 Servings

1. Preheat oven at 400°F. Cut sweet potato and carrots into french fry strips. In a large baking sheet, toss carrots and sweet potatoes with olive oil, dried herbs and salt & pepper.

2. Arrange in a single layer and make sure to flip the fries over two or three times to brown evenly. Bake for about 35-40 minutes, or until golden brown and crisp. Keep an eye on them making sure not to burn. Serve with garlic aioli.

Recipe from Wishful Chef

Peanut-Broccoli Stir-fry

1 (16-oz.) package firm tofu

2 cups uncooked brown rice

1/2 teaspoon salt

1 1/2 cups vegetable broth

1 tablespoon light brown sugar

2 tablespoons fresh lime juice

2 tablespoons sweet chili sauce

2 tablespoons creamy peanut butter $

1 tablespoon lite soy sauce

1 teaspoon grated fresh ginger

3/4 teaspoon cornstarch

1 tablespoon peanut or vegetable oil

1 teaspoon dark sesame oil

2 cups fresh broccoli florets

1 cup carrot sticks

2 tablespoons chopped peanuts


Garnish: lime wedges

2 Servings

1. Place tofu between 2 flat plates. Weight the top with a heavy can. (Sides of tofu should be bulging slightly but not cracking.) Let stand 45 minutes; discard liquid. Cut tofu into 1/2 inch cubes.

2. Prepare rice according to package directions, adding 1/2 tsp. salt.

3. Meanwhile, combine vegetable broth and next 7 ingredients in a medium bowl, stirring well. Add tofu, and toss to coat. Let stand 10 minutes. Remove tofu from marinade, reserving marinade.

4. Heat oils in a nonstick skillet or wok over high heat 1 minute. Add tofu, and stir-fry 4 to 5 minutes or until browned. Remove tofu. Add broccoli and carrot sticks; stir-fry 2 minutes. Add reserved marinade, and bring to a boil. Cook, stirring constantly, 2 minutes or until thickened; stir in cooked tofu. Serve over hot cooked rice. Sprinkle with chopped peanuts. Garnish, if desired.

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