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The Healthy Family Meals Newsletter, Issue #44 -- The Dog Days of Summer
August 22, 2006

Welcome! Learn How to Combine Healthy Recipes with Family Adventure!

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Kindy's Musings....

I hope you are enjoying your summer and finding time for new adventures....

And I know most of you are not spending alot of time on your computer -- if you are, you should turn it off and go outside and find a great lake to kayak on or a trail to explore.....Look for a new recipe and another great family interview in the next few weeks and for a promotion of a flavored water product that your whole family will love!!!

Try the easy recipe below:



Makes 4 servings

Start to Finish: 30 minutes


1 peeled, cored fresh pineapple

1/2 head napa cabbage, cut into 1-inch crosswise pieces, or 2 romaine hearts, halved crosswise

1 fresh pineapple, peeled and cut lengthwise into 4 pieces

1 2-1/4 to 2-1/2 pound rotisserie or deli chicken, meat removed from bones and cut into bite-size pieces (remove skin if desired)

1 cup green and/or red seedless grapes, halved

1 Granny Smith apple, cut into chunks

1/2 cup bottled ginger-sesame stir-fry sauce or Homemade Peanut Dressing (see recipe below)

1/4 cup creamy peanut butter

1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper



1. Slice pineapple pieces lengthwise into 1/2-inch spears. On four dinner plates build a stack with the cabbage, chicken, grapes, apple chunks, and pineapple.

2. In a small mixing bowl whisk together stir-fry sauce, peanut butter, and crushed red pepper until well combined. If necessary, add water, 1 teaspoon at a time, until sauce reaches drizzling consistency.

Drizzle sauce over stacked salad.

Homemade Peanut Dressing: In a small saucepan combine 3 tablespoons rice vinegar, 2 tablespoons reduced-sodium soy sauce, 1 tablespoon peanut butter, 1 tablespoon honey, 1 tablespoon toasted sesame oil, 1 teaspoon minced fresh ginger, 1 teaspoon minced garlic, and 1/2 teaspoon crushed red pepper. Cook and stir until mixture is combined.

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Thanks for reading and have a great week!

Kindy --Your Family Dietitian

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