NUTRITION


Nutritional Tips for Children

Did you know that 70%-80% of your immune system resides in your gut?  To help your children keep their immune systems strong this winter, be sure they are eating plenty of fruits and vegetables.  Eating...
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Peas and Bacon Snack

Ingredients 1 clove garlic Salt 5 ounces frozen peas (thawed out) 1 to 2 tablespoons crème fraiche (mascarpone or cream cheese is fine) 1 to 2 tablespoons grated Parmesan or pecorino 1/2 teaspoon dried mint...
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Roasted Cherry Tomatoes with Pasta

Ingredients 3 pints cherry tomatoes, halved ½ cup extra-virgin olive oil, plus 1 tablespoon ⅓ Cup fine dry bread crumbs 1 teaspoon kosher salt, plus more for the pasta pot ¼ teaspoon pepperoncino flakes, or...
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Almond Crusted Chicken Fingers

Ingredients 1lb boneless, skinless chicken breasts 3/4 cup almond meal 1/4 cup panko 1 tbsp paprika ½ tsp garlic powder 1 tsp black pepper 1 tsp sea salt 2 eggs, lightly beaten olive oil cooking...
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Sneaky Shepherd's Pie

Ingredients 1 medium head of cauliflower 1 medium potato 1 tbs. butter 2 tbs. Parmesan cheese 1 lb. ground turkey (you can use beef) 1 cup of Kale chopped very small 2 carrots diced 1...
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Peanut Butter Protein Balls

Ingredients 1/3 cup all natural smooth peanut butter ¼ cup honey 1 scoop chocolate whey protein powder (Solgar is good- all natural) 3 TBSP ground flaxseed powder 3 TBSP dark choc chips 2 TBSP chia...
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Better than Canned Soup

Ingredients6 cups chicken or vegetable stock1 cup brown rice OR 1/2 bag whole wheat egg noodle2 cups cooked chopped chicken breast (optional)3 carrots, peeled and chopped2 stalks celery with leaves, chopped1/2 cup sweet onion, finely...
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Spinach and Cheese Quinoa Casserole

Ingredients 1 1/2 cups dry quinoa3 cups chicken or vegetable broth1 red bell pepper, chopped1/2 cup sweet onion, chopped1 tsp minced garlic1 tbsp canola oil1 cup milk1 1/2 cups grated cheddar cheese1 cup Panko breadcrumbs1/2...
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Healthy Baked Chicken Nuggets

Ingredients 16 oz (2 large) skinless boneless chicken breasts, cut into even bit sized pieces salt and pepper to taste 2 tsp olive oil 6 tbsp whole wheat Italian seasoned bread crumbs 2 tbsp panko 2...
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Flatbread Pizza

Ingredients 1 3/4 cups unbleached all-purpose flour1 teaspoon baking powder3/4 teaspoon salt1/2 cup water1/3 cup olive oil Preheat oven to 450°F with an upside-down heavy baking sheet on the middle rack. Stir together flour, baking...
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White Chili

Ingredients 1 tablespoon canola oil1 1/2 cups chopped onion2 4-ounce cans chopped green chiles1 teaspoon dried oregano1 teaspoon ground cumin1/8-1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper3 15-ounce cans great northern beans, rinsed4 cups reduced-sodium chicken broth (or...
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