September 5, 2021

Crock Pot Salsa Chicken

Crock Pot Salsa Chicken 8 Servings Ingredients 2 pounds boneless skinless chicken breasts2 cups salsa Serve with: any type of beans, cilantro, brown rice and/or nonfat sour cream Directions 1. Place chicken breasts in bottom of crock pot.2. Pour salsa over the chicken and stir to coat the chicken.3. Cook on low for 6-8 hours or on high […]
August 23, 2021

How Using a Food Log Can Help You Lose Weight

How Using a Food Log Can Help You Lose Weight Why Should I Use a Food Log? Keeping track of the food you eat using some sort of food logging system can help you better understand your current eating habits and patterns such as what and how much you eat, when you eat, and how you are feeling […]
August 23, 2021

Veggie Galore Frittata

Veggie Galore Frittata 12 Servings Ingredients 12 asparagus spears cut into bite-sized pieces1 Onion, diced2 red peppers, diced2 medium zucchini, cut lengthwise into quarters and sliced8 oz mushrooms, sliced8 oz fresh spinach 2 cups broccoli florets18 cherry tomatoes1 Tbsp Olive oil 9 large eggs2 1/4 cups egg substitute1 cup nonfat milk1 1/2 Tbsp Traders Joes 21 Salute seasoning5 […]
August 17, 2021

Carrot Salad

Carrot Salad 8 Servings Ingredients4 carrots, shredded1 apple, peeled, cored and shredded1 Tbsp lemon juice2 Tbsp honey1/4 cup blanched slivered almondssalt and pepper to taste Directions Combine the carrots, apple, lemon juice, honey, almonds, and salt and pepper in a bowl. Toss well and refrigerate until cold. Nutrition: 1/8 of recipe / Calories 69 / Total Fat 2.5 […]
August 16, 2021

Better Sleep for Better Health

Better Sleep For Better Health How Much Sleep Do I Need? The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommends that adults ages 18-60 years of age sleep for 7 or more hours each night. The recommendation for adults 61-64 years is 7-9 hours and for adults 65 years and older 7-8 hours is recommended. If you are sleeping […]
August 2, 2021

Egg in a Hole Quinoa

Egg in a Hole Quinoa 6 Servings Ingredients 1.5 Tbsp peanut oil, divided 6 scallions, thinly sliced, divided 1 Tbsp minced fresh garlic 1 Tbsp minced fresh ginger 3 cups fresh green beans, trimmed and cut into 1/2 inch pieces 1 yellow squash, diced 1 zucchini, diced 2 cups cold cooked quinoa 3 Tbsp oyster sauce 6 large […]
July 27, 2021

The Power of Prompts to Help Create New Habits

The Power of Prompts to Help Create New Habits Change is Hard We all know that “change is hard”! And we know that change takes time. But we also know that making behavior changes can be very necessary to become healthier. When life gets busy and/or stressful, it is very easy to fall back into old, unhealthy patterns/habits. […]
July 17, 2021

Low Fat Hummus

Low Fat Hummus 5 Servings (about 1/4 cup/serving) Ingredients 1 (15-ounce) can chickpeas, rinsed and drained (save some of the liquid)2 cloves garlic, chopped2 tablespoons freshly squeezed lemon juice1 tsp Bragg Liquid Aminos or low-sodium tamari2 Tbsp vegetable broth or water Directions 1. Heat chickpeas in a little of the liquid from the can in the microwave for about 2 minutes.2. Blend all ingredients using a […]
July 13, 2021

Barley Pilaf

Barley Pilaf 6 Servings Ingredients 1 tablespoons olive oil1 small onion (finely chopped)6 garlic cloves (minced)1 cup pearled barley**2 1/2 cups chicken or vegetable broth1/2 teaspoon kosher salt1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper2 tsp Trader Joe’s 21 Seasoning Salute1 teaspoon lemon zest **Hulled barley (which has only had the indigestible outer husk removed) can also be used for […]