4th of july Archives - Carson Tahoe Health

Red, White & Blueschetta

Here’s a red, white, and blue snack to keep you in the patriotic spirit! This yummy twist on a classic bruschetta appetizer is easy to make and requires just four simple ingredients: toasted whole-grain bread, feta cheese, blueberries, and grape tomatoes. You’ll need to let the mixture sit in the fridge for about a half hour before serving to give the sweetness of the berries time to blend with the acid of the tomatoes and the salty flavor of the feta cheese. Then, simply spoon the mixture on to toasted whole grain bread and serve. Ingredients • whole-grain bread, sliced and toasted • feta cheese • blueberries • grape tomatoes Directions Cut the tomatoes in half and combine the three …


Berry Patriotic Fruit & Yogurt Parfaits

Looking for a delicious (and healthy!) recipe to celebrate the 4th of July weekend? Your kids won’t be able to resist helping you build these fun patriotic-colored parfaits. Juicy strawberries, blueberries and cherries are tucked into layers of non-fat Greek yogurt – with just enough granola added for crunch and a touch of honey. The colorful fruits supply healthy doses of vitamin C and antioxidants while the yogurt adds a calcium and protein boost. Unlike pre-sweetened yogurts, we use raw honey (reminder: never feed honey to infants under age 1) for a sweetness that’s not overly cloying. Try one for breakfast or a healthy snack today. Ingredients: • 1 quart plain, nonfat Greek yogurt • 1 cup blueberries, rinsed• 1 …