This is one of our own Fruits & Veggies—More Matters® recipes. It meets the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s strict nutrition guidelines as a healthy recipe.
Category: Side Dishes
Cups of Fruits and Vegetables per Serving: 3
1/3 cup frozen sweet corn
¾ oz. reduced-fat Monterey Jack cheese, shredded
¼ teaspoon salt-free seasoning blend
Poke holes in the potato with a fork. Microwave for 2 minutes on HIGH. (Note: Microwaves vary greatly. Cook potato until you are able to stick a fork in the potato and remove it easily; fork tender). Let cool. Remove skin and mash with fork. Mix with corn to blend. Transfer mixture to microwaveable plate. Top with cheese. Microwave on HIGH for 30 seconds or until cheese is melted. Top with seasoning blend.
Each serving provides: An excellent source of vitamin C, potassium and fiber, and a good source of folate, calcium and magnesium.
From the Cool Fuel Cookbook for Kids
Credit: Recipe is courtesy of Produce for Better Health Foundation and Shoney's, Inc. This recipe meets PBH and Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC) nutrition standards that maintain fruits and vegetables as healthy foods.
|Nutritional Information per Serving|
|Calories: 279||Carbohydrates: 51g|
|Total Fat: 5.2g||Cholesterol: 15mg|
|Saturated Fat: 2.8g||Dietary Fiber: 6g|
|% of Calories from Fat: 16%||Sodium: 197mg|