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Southwest Chicken Hash

Recipe courtesy of the students at Manual High School, Denver, CO, who competed during the EatWell@School Cooking Competition 2012-2013. Ingredients: 12-2 oz rolls Whole grain dinner roll 2 lb  Chicken, fajita strips, full cooked, medium dice 24 oz Sweet potatoes, orange,... Read More

Jalapeño Infused Peach Crumble

Jen, Maria, Maria, Ivan and Janeth of Bruce Randolph School are our 2012 EatWell@School Cooking Competition winners and the creators of this recipe. Denver Public Schools and the Denver Museum of Nature & Science's T-Rex Cafe featured this dish on May 8, 2013.... Read More

Colorful Coleslaw

Jen, Maria, Maria, Ivan and Janeth of Bruce Randolph School are our 2012 EatWell@School Cooking Competition winners and the creators of this recipe. Denver Public Schools and the Denver Museum of Nature & Science's T-Rex Cafe featured this dish on May 8, 2013.... Read More

Chicken Panini Wrap

Jen, Maria, Maria, Ivan and Janeth of Bruce Randolph School are our 2012 EatWell@School Cooking Competition winners and the creators of this recipe. Denver Public Schools and the Denver Museum of Nature & Science's T-Rex Cafe featured this dish on May... Read More

Roasted Chickpeas

Yield: twelve 1/4 servings Ingredients 2 15-ounce cans of garbanzo beans, rinsed and drained 2 tsp. extra-virgin olive oil 1 1/2 tsp. lemon juice 1 1/4 tsp. smoked paprika 1/2 tsp. sea salt 1/8 tsp. cayenne Directions Preheat oven to 425... Read More

Homemade Trail Mix

Yields: 10 servings Ingredients 1 c. Almonds, unsalted (or other unsalted nuts) 1 c. Granola 1 c. Cranberries,(dried) 2 Boxes Raisins 1/4 c. Coconut, shredded Directions In a large bowl, mix together the almonds, granola, cranberries, raisins, and coconut. Notes:... Read More

Whole-Wheat Penne Pasta with Red Pepper Sauce

Roasted red peppers combined with the baked garlic make an excellent pasta sauce. Servings: 4 Ingredients 8 cloves garlic, unpeeled. 3 red peppers, roasted and skin removed 1/2 cup water 1/4 cup unblanched almonds 1/4 cup fine dry bread crumbs... Read More

“Rehabbed” Bean and Beef Chili

Serving Size: 1-1/2 cup Ingredients 2 Teaspoon(s) olive oil 2 onions, chopped 6 cloves garlic, minced 8 Ounce(s) 93% lean ground beef (optional) 4 carrots, grated 2 cans whole plum tomatoes 2 cans pinto beans 2 cans dark red kidney... Read More

Oven-Fried Herbed Chicken

Try this healthier low fat version of fried chicken. Servings: 4 Ingredients Cooking spray 4 boneless, skinless chicken breast halves 1/2 cup buttermilk 1 cup whole-wheat bread crumbs 1-1/2 tsp. dried thyme, crushed 1/2 tsp. salt 1/2 tsp. freshly ground... Read More

Curried Vegetables and Chickpeas

A great dish you can make in less than 30 minutes that is loaded with vitamins, minerals, and fiber! Servings: 4 Serving Size: 1-1/2 cups Ingredients 2 15-ounce cans chickpeas, drained 1 cup vegetable stock 1 T. fresh ginger root,... Read More