Children's Health and Wellness

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Southeastern Seasoned Catfish

Rub the fillets with spices, then broil for about eight minutes, turning once.

Chicken Salad Blues

Blue cheese is this salad's secret ingredient.

Cantaloupe Soup

This is a picture-pretty first course for a summer meal. Make in advance and serve chilled.

Carrot-Oatmeal Muffins

These muffins are perfect for breakfast or a snack. They get their crunch from chopped walnuts.

Confetti Wraps

Before rolling, toss thin strips of the ham, turkey, and cheese with the veggies.

Orange-Walnut Salad

Layer the ingredients in a large salad bowl, then add the dressing and cheese just before serving.

Fiesta Shrimp

A simple meal for one, quickly prepared in a microwave oven.

French Toast Sandwiches

Make the sandwiches first, then dip them in the egg-milk mixture and cook on a griddle until golden.

Oriental Greens

After combining ingredients, cover and chill for two hours before serving.

Tasty Pumpkin Pie

The sugar-free crust needs to chill before rolling out.

Picnic Potato Salad

Flavored with fresh rosemary, this salad is perfect for a summer outing.

Shrimp Scampi Pizza

A fun variation on traditional pizza toppings, with shrimp, ricotta cheese, and mozzarella.

Ciabatta Pizza

Ciabatta, the Italian flat bread popular in toasted sandwiches, makes a handy pizza base. You can reduce the carbs and calories slightly by pulling out some of the soft interior.

Barbecue Chicken Pizza

Top a pizza crust with chicken, barbecue sauce, onions, and bell peppers.

Dark Chocolate Chip Oat Bars

You don't have to tell anyone these are homemade, healthy granola bars. Just let your guests enjoy the chewiness of the oats and dense chocolate flavor from the highest-quality dark chocolate you can find.

Lemon Meringue Kisses

Here's a sweet treat without the calories of sugar.

Tiny Fruit Tarts

Wanton wrappers make these little desserts a snap to prepare.

Brownie Kisses

Melted chocolate, chocolate chips, and nuts make a great combo for these cookies.

Gingered Rice Pudding

Serve this with a bit of gingered whipped cream for a special dessert.

New York Strip Steak Salad

A 3-ounce serving of the best steak possible is the centerpiece of this large salad. Cook the steak on an indoor, two-sided contact electric grill.

Strawberry-Kiwi Spritzer

For a cool, summer drink, mash kiwi and strawberries and mix with plain seltzer and ice.

Pink Lemonade

Turn your lemonade pink with fresh, ripe strawberries.

Pineapple Smoothies

Just three ingredients: pineapple chunks, vanilla yogurt, and ice. Quick and yummy!

Pitcher-Perfect Iced Tea

You can use regular, decaffeinated, or herbal tea. Let it steep for five to seven minutes.

Cherry Vanilla Frappe

You don't need ice cubes if you freeze the cherries before blending.

Blueberry Banana Smoothie

Bananas that are getting past ripe work perfectly in smoothies. Peel them, wrap them in plastic, and freeze them.

Grilled Salmon Steaks

Baste the steaks with dipping sauce, then grill for about 10 minutes.

Garlic Walnut Sauce

This is a great sauce for meat, fish, fowl, or pasta. You can also use it as a spread for crackers or bread.