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  • 2     heads fresh broccoli
  • ½    c. red onion, chopped
  • ¼    pound bacon, reduced sodiumBroccoli salad
  • 2 ½ T. vinegar
  • 1      c. mayonnaise, reduced fat
  • 1/3   c. sugar
  • 1      c. mozzarella cheese, shredded

Cook bacon, drain fat and crumble into pieces. Rinse broccoli under cold water, then chop florets into bite-sized pieces. Mix broccoli, onions, bacon and mozzarella in large bowl. In separate bowl, combine vinegar, sugar and mayo, then combine with broccoli mixture and toss to coat. Makes 12 servings. Each serving has 200 calories, 13 grams (g) fat, 8 g protein, 15 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber and 270 milligrams (mg) sodium.

Courtesy of the NDSU Extension Service



  • Fruit Pizza1  16 1/2-ounce refrigerated sugar cookie dough
  • 1  8-ounce package cream cheese, softened
  • 1/ 3 c. sugar
  • ½ t sp. vanilla
  • 2  kiwi fruit, peeled, halved lengthwise and sliced
  • 1  c. strawberries, diced
  • 1 c. blueberries

Heat oven to 350 F. Spray 12-inch pizza pan with cooking spray (or use a rectangular cake pan). In pan, break up cookie dough; press dough evenly in bottom of pan to form crust. Bake 16 to 20 minutes or until golden brown. Cool completely, about 30 minutes. In small bowl, beat cream cheese, sugar and vanilla with electric mixer on medium speed until fluffy. Spread mixture over cooled crust. Arrange fruit over cream cheese. Refrigerate until chilled, at least one hour. To serve, cut into wedges or squares. Cover and refrigerate any remaining pizza. Makes 12 servings. Each serving has 270 calories, 15 g fat, 3 g protein, 33 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber and 170 mg sodium.

Courtesy of the NDSU Extension Service