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Sunday, July 1, 2007

Fuel up on the Fourth!

The Fourth of July is another grill out, get together time for most families. Use some of these yummy recipes to bring a bang to your table!

Almond Chicken Dijon

4 Small boneless skinless chicken breast halves (1 lb)
2 tbsp. Light mayo
2 tbsp. Dijon mustard
1/4 cup Slivered almonds, coarsely chopped

*Put chicken in lightly greased 13x9 in baking pan
*Blend together mayo and mustard.
* Spread top side of each chicken breast half with 1 Tbsp. of the mix; and sprinkle evenly with the almonds.
*Wrap in foil and grill for 10 mins on each side or until chicken is cooked through.

Nutrient Information
200 Calories
9g Total Fat
1.5g Saturated Fat
3g Carbohydrates
26g Protein
0 Vitamin A
0 Vitamin C
4% Calcium
300mg Sodium
6% Iron
1g Fiber

Summer Strawberry Orange Cups

1 pint strawberries
1 package unflavored gelatin
2 tbl water
2 tbl Boiling water
1/2 cup Frozen orange juice concentrate, thawed
1 1/2 cups Skim milk
1 tsp Vanilla extract
1 tbl Sugar (optional)

*Wash the strawberries and remove the stems. Cut on-half of them into thin slices and place them in the butoom of six, 8 ounce custard cups, dividing equally.
*Soften the gelatin in the cool water for 5 minutes. Add the boiling water to the softened gelatin and stir until completely dissovlved.
*Combine the orange juice concentrate, milk, vanilla and sugar and mix well. Stir in the dissolved gelatin and pour the mixture over the sliced strawberries in the custard cups.
*Place in the refrigerator for about 2 hours, or until completely jelled together.
*Halve the remaining strawberries; divide equally among cups.

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