Raspberry Parfait

Raspberries are an excellent source of vitamin C and fiber. Ingredients 1 (3 oz.) box sugar-free raspberry gelatin ½ cup boiling water 2 ( 6 oz.) low-fat, no-sugar-added raspberry yogurt 1…

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Turkey club burger

Lighten up your traditional hamburger with lean ground turkey—less saturated fat, without less flavor For turkey burger: 12 oz 99 percent fat-free ground turkey ½ cup scallions (green onions), rinsed…

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Mini Lasagna

A mini-version of a classic Italian favorite. Ingredients 1 pound lean ground turkey or ground sirloin beef ¼ teaspoon salt ⅛ teaspoon black pepper ½ cup onion, chopped ½ cup…

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Black bean burritos

These corn and black bean burritos are high in flavor and easy to make. Ingredients ¼ cup scallions (green onions), rinsed and sliced into ¼-inch wide circles, including green tops…

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Stuffed cabbage rolls

Hearty cabbage rolls are an Eastern European classic. Ingredients 3 cups water ⅓ cup brown rice, uncooked 8 cabbage leaves 1 pound lean ground turkey ¼ cup onion, chopped ¼…

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Farmers markets

What better way to spend a sunny weekend morning than shopping for fresh-off-the-farm fruits, vegetables and homemade preserves at a farmers market near you? They’re healthy — and they taste…

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Cocoa-spiced beef

Cocoa-spiced beef tenderloin with pineapple salsa Latin American flavors come alive in this festive beef dish with fruity salsa Prep time: 20 minutes Cook time: 20 minutes ½ Tbsp vegetable…

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Spicy stuffed zucchini

Zucchini is a summer squash that is rich in color, fiber, and a good source of vitamin A, vitamin C and potassium. Spicy stuffed zucchini Ingredients 1 tablespoon olive oil…

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Fitness in the Park

Has your New Year’s resolution to get more exercise fallen by the wayside? Need a little encouragement? One of the best-kept fitness secrets around is the city’s Fitness in the…

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Nopal salad

Here's a cool, satisfying taste of Mexico, with an explosion of flavors, courtesy of our nutrition experts at the Texas Diabetes Institute. Tangy Nopal Mexican Salad Ingredients 2 pounds cut,…

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