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Mini Banana Bran Muffins

June 23, 2011 by HealthyFamilies BC | Posted in: Recipes | Tags: snacks, bran, muffins, kid friendly

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Mini Banana Bran Muffins

This recipe is perfect for kids. These muffins are bite size for smaller appetites or you can pack two for larger ones. They are easy to sneak into a lunch bag or having a couple of bites before they sneak out for recess.

Makes: 24 mini or 12 regular muffins
Serving Size: 1 mini muffin

Ingredients:

3 tbsp (45 mL) soft non hydrogenated margarine3/4 cup (175 mL) packed brown sugar1 egg3 very ripe bananas, peeled and mashed + MORE

Tangy Red and Green Coleslaw

June 23, 2011 by HealthyFamilies BC | Posted in: Recipes | Tags: Salad, vegetables, coleslaw

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Tangy Red and Green Coleslaw

Enjoy this colourful coleslaw made using red and green cabbage - a side dish ready that can be ready in just 15 minutes!

Makes: 6 servings

Ingredients:

4 cups (1 L) finely shredded green cabbage2 cups (500 mL) finely shredded red cabbage2 carrots, shredded½ cup (125 mL) thinly sliced celery¼ cup (50 mL) chopped Italian parsley½ cup (125 ml) cider vinegar + MORE

Tuna Casserole

June 23, 2011 by HealthyFamilies BC | Posted in: Recipes | Tags: Dinner, tuna

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Tuna Casserole

Break out a family favourite: tuna casserole! The dish contains a whole lots of ingredients that is good for you and is great for serving large groups, especially a family of four!

Prep Time: 30 minutes
Cooking Time: 20 minutes
Serving Size: 4 to 6 servings

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Chicken Con Queso

June 23, 2011 by HealthyFamilies BC | Posted in: Recipes | Tags: Dinner, chicken, recipe

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This quick and easy to make chicken dish is perfect for dinner and your family will love it!

Prep Time: 30 minutes
Cooking Time: 45 minutes
Makes: 6 to 8 servings

Make-ahead tip: Before baking, let cool; cover and refrigerate for up to 2 days or freeze for up to 3 months. Let thaw before baking. Add about 10 minutes to baking time. To cook rice: Bring 1½ cups (375 mL) water and ¾ cup (175 mL) brown rice to boil. Reduce heat to low, cover and cook for about 25 minutes or until water is absorbed and rice is fluffy. Makes 2 cups (500 mL). + MORE

Honey Lime Fruit Toss

June 23, 2011 by HealthyFamilies BC | Posted in: Recipes | Tags: Salad, fruit, quick recipe

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Honey Lime Fruit Toss

Fruit salads are a delicious dessert that you can make in less than ten minutes. A fruit salad can also be a perfect way to start your morning or the perfect snack during any time of day. If you want to know how to make fruit salad, just follow these simple steps.

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