September/October 2010

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Spread leftover refried beans on whole-wheat toast and top with salsa and cheese for an easy breakfast that has plenty of staying power.


Makes: 1 serving

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  • 2 tablespoons canned nonfat refried beans
  • 1 slice whole-wheat bread, toasted
  • 1 tablespoon prepared salsa
  • 1 tablespoon shredded cheese, such as Mexican blend or Jack


  1. Spread beans on toast. Top with salsa, then cheese. Microwave on High until the cheese is melted and the beans are hot, about 45 seconds.


Per serving: 123 calories; 3 g fat (2 g sat, 1 g mono); 6 mg cholesterol; 17 g carbohydrates; 1 g added sugars; 7 g protein; 4 g fiber; 392 mg sodium; 222 mg potassium.

Carbohydrate Servings: 1

Exchanges: 1 starch, 1/2 lean meat

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