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Nutrition & Supplements




Healthy Recipes...mmmmmm!!!

Banana Latte Smoothie

Ingredients:
1 Cup Soy Milk
¾ Cup strong brewed regular or Decaf coffee at room temperature
2 Fresh bananas frozen & sliced
6-8 Ice cubes
1 tsp Unsweetened cocoa powder
¼ tsp Ground cinnamon

Directions:
Combine the soy milk and coffee in the blender. Add the bananas, blend until smooth. With blender running, add ice cubes until it reaches desired consistency. Pour into tall glass and garnish with cocoa powder and cinnamon.

Recommended by Amy Carlson, MS, RD, LD
Source: Smoothies. 50 recipes for high-energy refreshment


Turkey Pitas
Makes: 6 servings

Ingredients:
1/4 cup lemon juice
1-1/2 tablespoons non/lowfat margarine
1-1/2 teaspoon olive oil
2 red peppers, cut into strips
3 zucchini, cut into strips
1-1/4 pounds smoked turkey, cubed
3 tablespoons water
6 pita bread loaves

Directions:
Boil lemon juice in a saucepan over medium heat for 2-3 minutes. Add margine and stir until melted. Heat oil in a skillet over medium-high heat. Add bell pepper, zucchini and turkey and sauté 2-3 minutes. Add water and sauté another 3-4 minutes. Drizzle with lemon margarine. Cut pitas in half and stuff with turkey and vegetables.

Nutritional Information:
Serving size: 1 pita sandwich
Calories: 370
Fat: 5 g
Cholesterol: 50 mg
Protein: 30 g
Carbohydrates: 55 g
Fiber: 5 g
Sodium: 850 mg

Recommended by Michael J. Merlino, ACE, BSMI (CPFT, RES), Cooper Institute
Source: Global Fitness Newsletter


Greek Tuna Pitas

Directions:
Mix drained tuna with chopped cucumber, tomato, plain low-fat yogurt and dill weed. Spoon into whole wheat pitas and serve with fresh fruit! (experiment with amounts) Serve it with fresh fruit and you have a great-tasting, healthy meal!

Recommended by Amy Carlson, MS, RD, LD


Parmesan Chicken

Ingredients:
4 Skinless, boneless chicken breasts
fresh squeezed lemon juice
cayenne pepper
1/2 cup plain, nonfat yogurt
1 tablespoon reduced calorie or nonfat mayonnaise
1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
1/2 teaspoon thyme
1/4 cup chopped green onion
1/4 cup (1 ounce) fresh grated Parmesan cheese

Directions:
Place chicken breasts in baking dish sprayed with cooking spray; drizzle with lemon juice; sprinkle with cayenne pepper. Let stand. In glass measuring cup or small bowl mix yogurt, mayonnaise, Worcestershire sauce, thyme, and green onion Spread mixture over top of chicken. Sprinkle Parmesan cheese on top. Bake at 350 degrees for 1 hour uncovered (until fork tender).

Yield: 4 servings

Recommended by Amy Carlson, MS, RD, LD
Source: Randalls Cookbook by Lori Valencic, MED, RD, LD


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