By EMONEE GREGORY
LifeOfTheDogs.com Reporter

Do you want to know some different and new ways to eat healthy? It’s very important to eat healthy, because your choices in food affect your health each and every day.

Good nutrition is an important part of living a healthy lifestyle. If you don’t eat well, you can end up with heart disease, cancer, and diabetes.

If you eat well, you can also lose weight.

Here are a couple healthy recipes you can try:

chickenGrilled Chicken Salad

• 1 ounce fresh green beans, trimmed

• 6 ounces boneless, skinless chicken breast

• 1 teaspoon olive oil

• 1/4 teaspoon garlic pepper seasoning blend

• 2 cups torn mixed greens

• 1/2 medium carrot, shaved into thin slices

• 1/4 medium red bell pepper, seeded and cut into slivers

• 1/4 cup sliced cucumber

• 1 radish, sliced

• 1/2 cup halved yellow or red grape tomatoes or combination

• 2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar

• 2 teaspoons honey

1. In large saucepan plunge green beans into boiling water for 10 minutes or untilcrisp-tender. Drain. Cool.

2. Brush chicken on both sides with olive oil. Sprinkle with garlic pepper seasoning. Grill chicken directly over medium heat for 12 to 15 minutes or until tender and no longer pink, turning once. Cut into slices.

3. Meanwhile, place greens on serving plate. Arrange green beans, carrot, bell pepper, cucumber and radish on top. Sprinkle with tomatoes. Top with chicken.

4. Whisk together vinegar and honey. Drizzle over salad.

parfaitBanana Berry Parfait

• 8 ounces low-fat plain yogurt

• 1 large very ripe banana

• 1/4 teaspoon vanilla

• 1 cup sliced strawberries, raspberries, blueberries, blackberries or

combination of berries

• 1 cup Kellogg’s® Special K® Multi-Grain cereal

1. In small bowl stir together yogurt, banana and vanilla.

2. In 2 tall 16-ounce glasses alternately layer yogurt mixture, berries and KELLOGG’S SPECIAL K Multi-Grain cereal. Serve immediately.

Total Time: 10 / Prep Time: 10

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