Lentil Bruschetta Bites

Wednesday, September 10th, 2014

Lentil Bruschetta Bites | IHMonline RecipeThese tasty vegetarian bites have lots of flavor and a nutritional punch! Using precooked lentils and ready-made bruschetta from Trader Joe’s makes for a super simple to preparation. Enjoy! (more…)

Sweet Watermelon Balsamic Bites

Tuesday, July 29th, 2014

Watermelon SkewersThese sweet little treats look so pretty and they taste fantastic – with just the right amount of sweet and savory! Serve them as an appetizer at your next summer get together…your guests will love them! (more…)

Quick Hummus Stuffed Eggs

Friday, April 18th, 2014

Quick, Easy Hummus Stuffed Eggs | Easter RecipeThis high fiber bean puree adds protein and substitutes saturated fat and cholesterol with a small amount of healthy fats to your “deviled” egg appetizer or salad. Egg yolks have cholesterol-saturated fat; the egg whites are a low-fat protein source. (more…)

Party Cauliflower

Wednesday, December 18th, 2013

Enjoy the snowy white cauliflower crop that is in season now. Choose a “head” with bright green leaves at the base and heavy weight. Color and weight indicate freshness, and the fresher the head, the sweeter the taste. (more…)

Zucchini with Red Pepper Spread

Tuesday, December 17th, 2013

This is such a simple, yet tasty appetizer for your holiday gatherings! All you need are 3 ingredients, and you are ready to put together a super festive looking snack that all your guests will enjoy. (more…)

White Bean & Roasted Red Pepper Dip

Thursday, January 31st, 2013

Score big with this tasty and nutritious dip at your Super Bowl party! This dip works well with all the usual vegetable crudité options (carrots, celery, bell peppers, etc), but it also works fabulously with other surprising companions such as roasted potato wedges, roasted cauliflower and even roasted brussel sprouts! (more…)

Super Bowl Dip Duo

Thursday, January 31st, 2013

Keep your refrigerator free of bottles of high fat condiments or fat-free condiments that have little flavor and a gummy texture. Yuck! Make your own Super Bowl Party dips from real ingredients that you have on hand. Just combine in a bowl, stir and serve. Make only as much as you need. Buttermilk, unlike its name, is a low fat dairy product that has many uses. There is a dry form available in most grocery stores. You can also freeze the milk carton form for later use in soups, sauces and baking. (more…)

Toasted HMR Ravioli

Thursday, November 15th, 2012

Simply toast the ravioli from the HMR Cheese and Basil Ravioli entrée in a non-stick skillet. Enjoy these as a fun snack, or serve them as appetizers at your next party! (more…)

Super Bowl Enchilada Dip

Monday, February 1st, 2010

This dip couldn’t be easier! Stock up on HMR Beef and Bean Enchiladas, a few of your favorite fat-free toppings, and some dipping vegetables. Enjoy the game! (more…)

Chipotle Smoked Ketchup with BBQ Potatoes

Monday, February 1st, 2010

This smoky, hearty dipping sauce is perfect for football season snacks! (more…)

Mango and Black Bean Salsa

Monday, February 1st, 2010

Trader Joe’s is an excellent place to look for frozen mango if you don’t want to use fresh mango.


Creamy White Bean Spread

Thursday, December 10th, 2009

Try this creamy, high-fiber, low-fat veggie dip instead of high-fat prepared hummus on your Hanukkah table. My annual strategy is to cut fat and calories in all holiday side dishes to reserve calories for a single, scrumptious latke! (more…)

Cucumber and Cheese Spread

Monday, January 12th, 2009

A perfect Super Bowl party dip! (more…)

Super Bowl “Refried Bean” Dip

Monday, January 12th, 2009

by Chef Jack
Enjoy these flavorful refried beans as a dip for vegetables at your Super Bowl party! (more…)

Spicy Jicama Sticks

Monday, January 12th, 2009

by Chef Jack
Serve with the Super Bowl “Refried Bean” Dip recipe. (more…)