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Meatless Meatballs

Feb 7, 2017 Nutrition

INGREDIENTS: Yield: 16 meatballs (1/8 cup per meatball) Ingredients: ·         Meatball Mixture o   1- 8 oz package of tempeh, crumbled up o   ½ cup of onion, chopped o   1 flaxseed egg  (Mix together 1 Tablespoon of ground flaxseed + 3 Tablespoons of warm water. Let mixture...

Healthy Slow Cooker Turkey Chili

Jan 3, 2017 Nutrition

QUICK AND HEALTHY SLOW COOKER TURKEY CHILI FOOD WEIGHT: 4.0 YIELD: 6 SERVINGS Nutritional Information Per Serving: Calories: 378, Fat: 5 g, Cholesterol: 38 mg, Sodium: 685 mg, Carbohydrate: 46 g, Dietary Fiber: 15 g, Sugars: 8 g, Protein: 39 g INGREDIENTS: ·      1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil ·      1.25...

Grilled Tuna Steaks

Dec 6, 2016 Nutrition

Food weight: 3.5 INGREDIENTS: Yield: 2 servings (serving size: 1 tuna steak) 2 tuna steaks (6 ounces each)  ½ teaspoon salt  ¼ teaspoon freshly ground pepper  ¼ cup apricot jam 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard  Fresh lemon wedges, for garnish DIRECTIONS: Preheat grill (medium-high heat) or broiler....

Raspberry Walnut Salad

Nov 1, 2016 Nutrition

Food Weight: 4.5 INGREDIENTS: Dressing: ·        1/3 cup fresh raspberries ·        1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar ·        2 teaspoons Dijon mustard ·        1 tablespoon...

Minestrone Soup

Oct 4, 2016 Nutrition

MINESTRONE SOUP Food Weight: 2.0 INGREDIENTS: ·        1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil ·        2 medium zucchini, cut into small pieces ·        3 carrots, cut into small pieces ·        1...

Creamy Garlic Hummus

Sep 6, 2016 Nutrition

Food Weight: 1.0 Serve with warm whole wheat pita bread or pita crisps.  Yield: 18 servings (serving size: 1/18th of recipe, 67 grams or ~ ¼ cup)  INGREDIENTS: ¾  cup water  ½ cup tahini (sesame seed paste available at the health food store)  4 large garlic cloves, crushed  2 cans (15.5 ounces each)...

Oatmeal, Walnut and Flaxseed Pancakes

Aug 2, 2016 Nutrition

Food weight: 2.5 Yield: 12 pancakes (serving size: 2 pancakes)   INGREDIENTS: 1 cup 100% whole wheat flour ½ cup old-fashioned oat flakes, ground ¼ cup ground flaxseeds ¼ cup finely chopped walnuts 1 ½ teaspoons baking powder ½ teaspoon baking soda ½ teaspoon kosher salt 1 ¼ cups light soy milk ¼...

Baked Fish Sticks With Fat-Free Tartar Sauce

Jul 5, 2016 Nutrition

INGREDIENTS: Makes 4 servings.   Tartar Sauce 1/2 cup fat- free sour cream 1 tablespoon low sugar sweet pickle relish. Combine sour cream and relish, mix well, cover and chill. Fish Sticks 1 pound cod (or other lean white fish, such as halibut or tilapia), bones and skin removed, cut into 3x1 inch strips (about 0.5 oz each) 1/2 cup whole...

What's The Big Deal About Gluten?

Dr. Janet Brill Aug 7, 2014 Nutrition

Are you curious about the gluten-free movement that has captured the nation? An amazing thirty percent of the American public has or is trying to cut back on gluten intake, so obviously this is a popular nutrition topic. If you are considering going gluten-free, here are a few facts that can help you decide if this dietary strategy is for you:   What is gluten? Gluten is...

How Can I Get Protein On A Vegan Diet?

Jul 29, 2014 Nutrition

Dr Janet Brill - Nutrition & Fitness ExpertIt’s easy to get in enough protein on a vegan diet. Legumes, grains, soy and meat analogues, such as textured vegetable protein (TVP) and nuts, all provide ample amounts of protein. And when eating out, do your homework and call the restaurant ahead of time to ensure that they serve animal-free, vegan-friendly dishes. Vegetable...

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