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AHA Go Red Recipes

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Red Berry Squares

Make strawberry-fl favored gelatin mixed with fresh strawberries and

raspberries. Cut into squares before serving.

Frozen Watermelon Bites

Alternate frozen cubes of watermelon and mint leaves on a skewer and

serve cold.

Ra vin' Red Smoothie

Blend 1 cup low-fat yogurt, ½ cup frozen strawberries, ½ cup frozen

raspberries and 1 frozen banana.

Red Pasta

Cook whole-wheat spaghetti_ and top with low-sodium marinara sauce,

diced tomatoes and sun-dried tomatoes.

Baked Red Apple Dessert

Fill 1 whole red apple (cored) with ¼ cup chopped almonds, ¼ cup

dried cranberries, 1 tsp. honey and 1 tsp. brown sugar. Bake for 15

minutes at 350° or until sugar bubbles.

Perfect Polenta

Cook polenta and mix with roasted cherry tomatoes, roasted red bell

pepper and sun-dried tomato.

Stuff ed Red Bell Peppers

Stuff 1 red bell pepper (cored) with ½ cup cooked brown rice, ¼ diced

red onion, ¼ cup ground turkey (browned), 1 tbsp. parsley, salt and

pepper. Bake at 350° for 15 minutes or until pepper is heated through.

Red Bean Salsa

Combine 2 cups red beans, ½ cup diced red onions, 1 cup diced red

tomato, ¼ cup diced jalapeño (remove seeds), ¼ cup chopped parsley,

2 tbsp. lemon juice, salt and pepper.

Roasted Red Cabbage Salad

In a large bowl, combine 2 cups chopped red cabbage (roasted), ½ cup

red onion (thinly sliced and sautéed), ¼ cup red wine vinegar, 1 tbsp.

olive oil and sea salt.

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