Apple-icious Oatmeal Bake
Made with oatmeal, milk, half a stick of butter, half a cup of sugar, and an egg, she hoped we could slim down her recipe with a few simple swaps. Not only did we use less butter and sugar, we took our rescue a step further by adding two nutritious ingredients: an apple (rich in cholesterol-lowering fiber) and chopped pecans, a great source of good-for-you fats and fiber.
Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Pancakes!
When Liz’s son Josh entered middle school, she was disappointed to learn they no longer allotted time for a mid-morning snack break. Concerned that Josh would be starving by the time lunch rolled around (not to mention, so hungry he would find it hard to concentrate), Liz began beefing up his breakfast.
Shrimp Mac and Cheese
Fish is an excellent source of omega-3 fatty acids, vitamins and minerals that provide health benefits. The American Heart Association recommends at least two servings of fish per week to help prevent heart disease, lower blood pressure, and reduce the risk of heart attacks and strokes.