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Spicy Tofu Scramble

Try this breakfast tofu scramble to keep you satisfied throughout the day. Tofu has a wide range of health benefits and key nutrients, including lean protein, calcium, iron, and more. Serves: 4 Tofu Scramble Ingredients & Instructions 11⁄2 pounds extra-firm tofu, pressed, crumbled 4 cups kale 11⁄2 cups kidney beans 4 teaspoons turmeric 2 teaspoons …

Fruit Salad

with Jalapeno, Mint, and Lime Try this tasty and refreshing fruit salad this summer. Here’s one of our favorite snacks taken from our meal planning program. This recipe makes about 4 servings. Fruit Salad Ingredients 1 tablespoon olive oil 1 tablespoon lime, juiced 1 tablespoon scallion, chopped 1 tablespoon fresh mint, chopped 1 teaspoon lime, …

Nutty Fruit Dip

Registered dietitians fully approve SNACKING! That’s why we love this nutty fruit dip as a snack choice. We recommended including 5-6 small meals throughout the day for both kids and adults. If you don’t already, that entails making meals a bit lighter and adding in snacks if you don’t already. Of course, it’s best to …

Rice Cake Treat with Blueberry

Not sure how to curb that craving for sweets at night? Share this tasty, nutrient-dense rice cake treat dessert with your family! This recipe is very versatile. That being said, feel free to substitute some of the ingredients for what you already have on hand! You could swap apples for peaches, strawberries for blueberries, almonds/pecans …

Chicken Tostadas – Dinner in 15 Minutes

Need a quick meal? Try these chicken tostadas! Simple, tasty, and quick, a meal your family will love! Chicken Tostadas Ingredients 8 corn tortillas 2 cups rotisserie chicken, shredded 4 teaspoons olive oil 1⁄4 red onion, finely chopped 2 teaspoons cumin 2 cloves garlic, minced 1/2 cup refried black beans 4 cups cabbage, thoroughly rinsed and shredded 1/2 cup guacamole 1/2 cup salsa Directions …

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Toddler Portion Sizes

Are we expecting too much with toddlers during mealtime? Do we know what the recommended toddler portion sizes are? Meal Time Picture this…. You’ve planned your weekly meals with your young kiddos in mind. You include all the food groups, it’s healthy, it’s perfect for your toddler, and the recipes say “toddler-friendly”.  You follow that …

Avocado Hummus Sandwich

Spruce up your sandwich with this avocado hummus sandwich recipe! It provides a high-fiber, healthy fat, tasty, and filling lunch. Avocado hummus sandwich Serves: 2 Ingredients 4 slices whole-wheat bread 1 avocado 3⁄8 cup hummus 8 slices tomato 2 handfuls cilantro, chopped 4 leaves lettuce 2 dashes hot sauce (optional) Instructions Grab your bread and lather one side with hummus. Slice up an …

Gestational Diabetes

What is gestational diabetes? Gestational Diabetes is an elevated blood sugar level in a pregnant woman that did not previously have a diagnosis of diabetes. These elevated blood sugar during pregnancy occur due to insulin resistance related to increased hormone levels.  It also increases health risks for both mom and baby during pregnancy and after …