Sandwiches 

SLOW COOKER PHILLY CHEESE STEAK SANDWICHES

These are perfect for weekday dinners when there is little time to cook. The meat cooks during the day and it is ready when we all get home – perfect! They are also delicious and better than ordering them from the deli! Ingredients: 2 1/2 to 3 pounds beef round steak 2 green peppers, sliced thin 2 onions, sliced thin 3 cups beef stock 2 teaspoons garlic salt 2 teaspoons black pepper 1 envelope dry Italian dressing mix 1 to 2 large loaves French bread, sliced into sandwich lengths or…

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You’ll Never Want Pancakes Any Other Way

You’ve heard the expression “flat as a pancake”? We personally think that expression is insulting! Pancakes should be thick, fluffy and delicious. If your pancakes are lacking the airy fluffiness that you desire, then you might need to try a different pancake technique! These souffle pancakes are a fancy take on your every day flapjacks but result in the thickest, fluffiest pancakes of your life. They take a little more time than just pouring and stirring, but these from-scratch pancakes are worth it. Watch the video below and give these…

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Bistro Flank Steak Sandwich

INGREDIENTS 6 cloves garlic, unpeeled 1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil 3/4 pound flank steak, trimmed 1/2 teaspoon salt, divided 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground pepper 1 medium red bell pepper 1 medium yellow bell pepper 4 large slices whole-wheat country bread, cut in half, or 8 small slices 2 tablespoons reduced-fat mayonnaise 1 cup mixed salad greens DIRECTIONS Preheat grill to medium-high. Place garlic in the center of a piece of foil and drizzle with oil. Gather the foil together at the top to form a sealed packet. Sprinkle both sides…

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Skinny Frozen S’mores

Ingredients 1 full Honey Maid low fat honey graham cracker, see shopping tip 1 tablespoon Kraft Jet-Puffed marshmallow cream, see shopping tip ½ tablespoon Nestle mini semi sweet chocolate chips 2 tablespoons fat-free frozen vanilla yogurt (frozen solid), see prep tip and shopping tip Directions 1. Break one graham cracker in half. Spread one half with 1 tablespoon marshmallow cream and sprinkle with 1 teaspoon mini chocolate chips on top of cream. 2. Top other half with 2 tablespoons frozen yogurt and place marshmallow side in, on top of yogurt,…

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Skinny Barbecue Sloppy Joes

Ingredients 1 pound ground turkey breast or ground turkey, see healthy benefits 3 cups chopped onions 1 (18 oz) bottle of barbecue sauce (I like Sweet Baby Ray’s or Bull’s-eye original) 1 cup (8 ounces) tomato sauce, from a jar or can 2 tablespoons Worcestershire sauce 8 Oroweat Sandwich Thins, warmed or toasted or 8 hamburger buns, I used whole wheat buns Directions 1. In a large pan or skillet, cook the ground turkey over medium-high heat, stirring often to break up the lumps until turkey is browned. 2. If…

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A Delicious, Skinny, Fiber Rich Tuna Sandwich You’ll Just Love

Ingredients 1 (5 oz) can chunk white albacore tuna, packed in water, drained and rinsed with water 1½ tablespoons light mayonnaise (I like Best Foods (Hellman’s) Light) 1½ tablespoons pickle relish 2 Oroweat Honey Wheat Sandwich Thins, see shopping tip Spicy brown mustard or regular yellow mustard Tomato slices Romaine lettuce leaves Directions 1. In a bowl, add the drained tuna, mayonnaise, pickle relish and mix together. 2. Split open the sandwich thins and spread each inside piece with mustard. 3. Divide the tuna and spread on the bottom side…

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Chicken Salads Sandwiches 

Oven Baked Skinny Shredded Barbecue Chicken Sandwiches

Ingredients 2 pounds boneless, skinless chicken breast 1 large onion, thinly sliced 1 (18 oz) bottle of Sweet Baby Ray’s Honey Barbecue sauce or your favorite 6 cups shredded white cabbage, 1 (10 oz) bag 1 cup shredded carrots ¾ cup scallions, chopped 4 tablespoons light mayonnaise, I like Best Foods (Hellman’s) Light 1 tablespoon plus 2 teaspoons apple cider vinegar 2½ tablespoons spicy brown mustard 1 tablespoon honey ¼ teaspoon prepared white horseradish 2 packages Oroweat’s Honey Wheat Sandwich Thins, see shopping tip Directions 1. Preheat oven to 325…

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Easy to Make, Skinny Peppermint Ice Cream Bites

Ingredients 1 (9 oz) box Nabisco Famous Chocolate Wafers 1 container Breyers Vanilla Bean light ice cream (1/2 fat) or any reduced-fat vanilla ice cream ½ cup crushed red-and-white-striped candy canes Directions 1. Soften the ice cream slightly, if necessary, until it’s easy to scoop. 2. Top one wafer with about 2 tablespoons of ice cream. Put another wafer on top (press down easy so you don’t crack the wafer) to spread out the ice cream. Spread the sides of the ice cream sandwich with a knife. 3. Place a…

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CAULIFLOWER AND BROCCOLI TOTS

Ingredients 2 slices soft whole wheat sandwich bread*, torn into bits 1 1/2 cup small cauliflower florets and chopped peeled stems 1 1/2 cup small broccoli florets and chopped peeled stems 1 egg or 1 flax egg* 1/2 teaspoon coarse sea salt Directions Preheat the oven to 400°F. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper. Place bread in a small bowl, add 1/2 cup water and let soak for at least 15 minutes. Bring a medium pot filled two-thirds with water to a boil. Add cauliflower and broccoli and return…

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Salads Sandwiches 

MEDITERRANEAN TUNA SALAD

Ingredients 4 (6-ounce) cans albacore tuna, drained well 1 (14-ounce) can quartered artichoke hearts, drained 1/2 cup chopped red bell or piquillo peppers 3/4 cup sliced Greek olives 1/2 small red onion, finely chopped 1/4 cup chopped fresh flat-leaf parsley 1/4 cup sliced fresh basil 2 cloves garlic, finely chopped 1 teaspoon dried or 1 tablespoon chopped fresh oregano 1/2 cup mayonnaise 3 tablespoons lemon juice Salt and ground black pepper, to taste Directions Put all ingredients into a large bowl and gently fold together until well combined. Serve on…

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APPLE SANDWICHES WITH GRANOLA AND PEANUT BUTTER

Ingredients 2 small apples, cored and cut crosswise into 1/2-inch thick rounds 1 teaspoon lemon juice (optional) 3 tablespoons peanut or almond butter 2 tablespoons semisweet chocolate chips 3 tablespoons granola Directions If you won’t be eating these tasty treats right away, start by brushing the apples slices with lemon juice to keep them from turning brown. Spread one side of half of the apple slices with peanut or almond butter then sprinkle with chocolate chips and granola. Top with remaining apple slices, pressing down gently to make the sandwiches.…

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CHOCOLATE SANDWICH COOKIES WITH PEPPERMINT FROSTING

Ingredients Chocolate Cookies 1 2/3 cup all-purpose flour 2/3 cup unsweetened cocoa 1/4 teaspoon fine salt 1 cup sugar 1 egg 2 teaspoons pure vanilla extract 3/4 cup (1 1/2 sticks) butter, softened Peppermint Frosting 3 1/4 cup (about 14 ounces) confectioners’ sugar 3 1/2 tablespoon milk 2 tablespoons butter, softened 1/2 teaspoon pure peppermint flavoring or extract pinch fine salt Directions For the cookies, whisk together flour, cocoa and salt in a large bowl; set aside. In a second large bowl, beat sugar and egg together with an electric…

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