Recipes Using Healthy Life Products

Healthy French Toast Casserole

6 slices Healthy Life Original Bread, torn into pieces
4 egg whites and 1 egg, beaten
2 cups skim or 1% milk
2 tsp vanilla
2 tsp cinnamon
1/2 cup raisins
1/4 cup chopped pecans

Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Mix all ingredients. Spray a 9x13 glass pan with non-stick cooking spray. Pour mixture into pan and bake 45 minutes. Serve hot with light maple syrup.

Serves 6


Bread Crumbs
Submitted by Brenda Sears of Baroda, MI

4 slices Healthy Life Bread (any variety)

Cut each slice of bread into 1/2 inch cubes. Preheat oven to 200 degrees. Spread cubes evenly on cookie sheet covered with parchment paper, and pop into oven for about 1 hour. Remove from oven and cool on platter for at least 1 hour before processing or storing. Cubes may feel a tiny bit soft when removed from oven but will harden during cooling time. To crumb, use a food processor or blender large enough to accommodate the amount you desire. A larger amount of cubes will crumb easier in processor than a small amount but do NOT overfill as you could damage your food processor. Store cubes or crumbs in gallon zippered storage bags, tightly sealed glass jar or plastic container until ready to use.   

When ready to use (so your seasoning will be fresh), add your favorite seasonings to taste.  You can also use the crumbs to add texture in a flour coating for a number of your favorite foods: meatloaf, meatballs, dressing, etc.


Albacore Tuna Sandwich
Submitted by Dolly Hoff

2 slices Healthy Life Soft Style 100% Whole Grain Bread
1 4.5oz albacore tuna
1/4 c.mayonnaise
1/4 c.chopped celery lettuce leaves

Mix tuna, mayo, and celery. Mound mixture and lettuce between 2 slices of bread. Serves 2. 


Cha-Cha Chile Chicken Breasts
8 slices Healthy Life Soft Style Whole Wheat Bread
3 Tablespoons olive oil
1 Tablespoon lime juice
1/2 teaspoon chipotle chile powder (less or more depending on how much heat you want)
1 pound boneless skinless chicken breasts (cut into four pieces, flatten to ½ inch thickness)
4 small slices of Monterey Jack cheese
Iceberg or lettuce of preference
Condiments, optional

In a shallow bowl, stir together the olive oil, lime juice, and chipotle chile powder. Place the flattened chicken breasts in the marinade, turning to coat and cover with plastic wrap. Let marinate for at least 15 minutes, preferably an hour. Grill on high heat if you are using a gas grill, or prepare coals for direct heat if you are using charcoal or use a cast-iron grill pan on your stove. Grill the chicken pieces a few minutes on each side until cooked through. Once you have cooked the chicken pieces on one side and flipped them, add a slice of cheese to the chicken. Toast the bread slices and cover with lettuce leaves before adding chicken pieces. Serves 4.



Ham and Egg’stravaganza
2 Healthy Life English Muffins
4 large eggs
4 slices deli ham
4 slices cheddar cheese
Tomatoes, sliced thinly
Spinach leaves
Salt and Pepper
Butter and oil

Separate and lightly toast English Muffin halves on stove top grill or in toaster. Pan-fry eggs in mixture of tablespoon each butter and oil. Salt and Pepper to taste. When eggs are cooked so that whites are firm and yolks done as you like them, assemble. Top muffin half with tomato and spinach leaves, slice of deli ham, slice of cheese, fried egg. Serves 4.


Va-Va-Voom Veggie Sandwich
6 slices Healthy Life Hearty Style Whole Wheat Bread
4 ounces cream cheese, softened
1 Teaspoon - tablespoon. (to taste) horseradish
1/2 cucumber, thinly sliced
4 oz. your favorite cheese, thinly sliced
Tomato, thinly sliced
Alfalfa sprouts (optional)

Mash softened cream cheese and horseradish together thoroughly, set aside. Spread all 6 bread slices with equal amounts of the cream cheese/horseradish mixture. Top 3 of the slices with cucumber, cheese, some thinly sliced tomato, lettuce and, if you like, alfalfa sprouts. Top with other slices. Serves 3.


Perfect Pork Chop Sandwich
4 slices Healthy Life Italian Bread
2 boneless pork chops
Sliced Monterey Jack Cheese
Spicy Brown Mustard
Sliced Tomatoes
Cole Slaw (optional)

Pound pork chops to ½" and season with your favorite grill spices. Sautee the boneless pork chops in a pan with olive oil for about 3-4 minutes for each side. After you’ve turned the chops, top each with a slice of cheese as they finish cooking. Cover the pork chops with a lid and let them sit for a few minutes while the cheese melts. Put some spicy brown mustard on the bread and top with sliced tomatoes. After the cheese has melted, add the pork chop on the sandwich. Accompany the sandwich with a generous dollop of cole slaw for a real treat. Serves 2.




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