by Deb (Wisconsin) These apple sauce brownies are absolutely delicious and use just a little oil. Plus, the apples make them very healthy. Ingredients:1/4 Cup vegetable oil1 1/2 Cups Sugar (can use sugar substitute like Splenda or adjust with stevia instead)2 Cups Flour (try whole wheat pastry flour)2 Cups Apple sauce (naturally sweetened or unsweetened…Continue reading

by Madelaine (NC) My family has some great easy dips – with a little pizazz! (Even if your stomach or system can’t handle much “pizzaz”)! We serve these a lot during the holidays, parties, and don’t lets forget watching the big game. Or Downton Abbey ?? I do understand that sometimes seniors have more sensitive…Continue reading

by Marilee (Wisconsin) We tried a really good crab appetizer with all kinds of stuff on top of a crispy cracker. You can either heat them or eat them cold. (I like them heated the best). You could also microwave them, but they are crispier if you heat them in a traditional or counter top…Continue reading

by cooking_gal (USA) Whatever the occasion, this combination of food will keep you satisfied and healthy. 1) Nachos with low-fat cheddar cheese, whole-grain tortilla chips, and natural salsa (all three ingredients can be found at Whole Food’s) 2) Smartfood popcorn mixed with almonds and M&Ms or chocolate chips3) S’mores with one marshmallow and a hunk…Continue reading

by Tammy (FL) This orange dessert is made with fresh slices of orange, plus sugar-free orange slice candies, arranged in a circular flower. Very easy to make and delicious to eat! I included a picture so you could get the idea better. How to Make 5 to 6 slices of fresh orange5 or 6 pieces…Continue reading

Get more healthy snack recipes – shared by you! Snacking seems to be a favorite past time for all ages. Everybody loves to snack. But on what? For seniors especially, who can be light eaters, healthy snacks are nutritionally important.So how do you handle nibbling and snacking? Dips, spreads, fruit, veggies, appetizers, healthy chips and…Continue reading

by Virginia (Missouri) This is a really simple custard recipe from scratch. It is light and healthy, made with all-natural ingredients. And delicious. You can leave the brandy out if you want, and add another flavor instead. Ingredients2 cups of milk3 Tablespoons of instant milk4 Tablespoons of honey (I’m sure you could use sugar instead)2…Continue reading

by Carol (Ohio) This fresh blueberry pie is really scrumptious, and best when the blueberries are in season. And especially good when you pick the berries yourself! You may already know that blueberries are considered to be a highly nutritious fruit. They are high in many vitamins like Vitamin A and K and C. They…Continue reading

by Sue (Colorado) I have a really good date nut bread recipe that’s been in our family for years. My elderly grandma used to make it. It’s sort of desserty too – you can add frosting to the top! (You can also add in lots of other kinds of dried fruits if you want, not…Continue reading

Delicious carob recipes are becoming more popular. Carob treats can provide outstanding nutrition, as well as delicious flavor! Nowadays it’s easy to buy carob too. Are you familiar? Carob is often used as a substitute for chocolate. Are you familiar with carob? Or need some excellent recipes? Well we have great information here. And food…Continue reading