• Healthy Recipes (snacks and meals)

    Zucchini Chips---Thank you!  Mrs. Dorraine Araiza:)

    (1) zucchini sliced thinly in circles (approx 4 mm thick)
    (2T) parmesan cheese
    (2T) panko bread crumbs
    Pam olive oil spray
    Pre heat oven to 450 degrees.

    1.  After slicing the zucchini into uniform circles spray both
    sides w/ Pam olive oil

    2.  Mix parmesan cheese and panko bread crumbs in bowl and
    press each zucchini circle into mixture to cover it thoroughly.

    3.  Place on baking sheet and bake at 450 degrees for 25
    minutes.  Check on them at 20 minutes because some thinner sliced ones may be browning faster.

    These are delicious and may be dipped in 1 T fat free ranch
    2 Healthy Great Tastin Dips---Thank you!  Katharine Aune:)
    1.  Mix ranch dressing mix into lowfat greek yogurt to make a veggie dip.  

    2.  Dip baked pita chips into hummus.
    One-Pan Pasta---Thank you!  Mrs. Luanne Hill:)
    prep Time:  15 minutes

    total time:  20  minutes

    servings:  4


    12 ounces linguine  

    12 ounces cherry or grape tomatoes, halved or quartered if large
                                                                                                                                                                                                         1 onion, thinly sliced (about 2 cups)

    4 cloves garlic, thinly sliced 

    1/2 teaspoon red-pepper flakes

    2 sprigs basil, plus torn leaves for garnish

    2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil, plus more for serving

    Coarse salt and freshly ground pepper
                                                                                                                                                                                                       4 1/2 cups water
                                                                                                                                                                                              Freshly grated Parmesan cheese, for serving


    Combine pasta, tomatoes, onion, garlic, red-pepper flakes, basil, oil, 2 teaspoons salt, 1/4
    teaspoon pepper, and water in a large straight-sided skillet. Bring to a boil
    over high heat. Boil mixture, stirring and turning pasta frequently with tongs,
    until pasta is al dente and water has nearly evaporated, about 9 minutes. Check
    for seasoning and add salt & pepper if necessary. Serve with parmesan
    cheese and chopped fresh basil, if desired.