Tag: Kent YMCA

  • Foodie Friday

    Healthy Recipe of the Week Are you in the mood for a lighter Thanksgiving dinner option? Are you seeking a recipe for all the turkey leftovers? Are you craving a warm winter soup? Turkey and Wild Rice Soup Ingredients 2 tablespoons Extra Virgin Olive Oil 1 small Sweet Onion (chopped) 2 medium Carrots (chopped) 3 Celery […]

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    Healthy Recipe of the Week Are you craving Mexican food with a hint of Fall? Let’s combine butternut squash with a classic enchilada! Butternut Squash and Black Bean Enchilada Skillet Ingredients 2 teaspoons Extra Virgin Olive Oil 1 Sweet Onion (diced) 3 Garlic Cloves (minced) ½ Jalapeño (seeded and diced) 3 cups Butternut Squash (1/2-inch diced) ½ […]

  • Foodie Friday

    Healthy Recipe of the Week Five Spice Salmon Cakes Ingredients (1) 14.75 ounce can of Salmon (*1 ½ cups cooked, flaked salmon) 2 Eggs (lightly beaten) ¼ cup Red Onion (minced) ¼ cup Cilantro (chopped) 1 tablespoon Chili-Garlic Sauce 1 tablespoon Tamari Sauce (*may be substituted for soy sauce) 1 teaspoon Chinese Five-Spice Powder 1 cup […]

  • Foodie Friday

    Healthy Recipe of the Week Tostadas de Camarón (Shrimp Tostados) Ingredients 1-pound cooked shrimp (chopped) 1 medium-sized Tomato (chopped) 1 Avocado (chopped) 1 Jalapeño pepper (seeded and minced) ½ English Cucumber (chopped) ½ cup Red Onion (finely chopped) ¼ cup Cilantro (chopped) ½ teaspoon Dried Oregano 1 Lime (zested and juiced) 8 tostada shells ¼ […]

  • Foodie Friday

    Healthy Recipe of the Week Rosemary Roasted Sweet Potatoes Ingredients 2 pounds Sweet Potatoes (cubed) 1 tablespoon Avocado Oil 1 tablespoon Fresh Rosemary Leaves (chopped) 3/4 teaspoon Garlic Powder Black Pepper, to taste Salt, to taste 1/4 cup Parmesan Cheese (grated) Directions Preheat oven to 400° F. Toss the sweet potatoes with the avocado oil, […]

  • Foodie Friday

    Healthy Recipe of the Week Chickpea Cookie Dough Ingredients 1 can of Chickpeas (drained and rinsed) ½ cup Creamy Peanut Butter (unsalted recommended) 2 teaspoons Vanilla Extract 2 ½ tablespoons Maple Syrup ½ teaspoon Cinnamon 1 tablespoon Ground Chia Seeds ½ cup Dark Chocolate Chips (mini recommended) Directions Drain and rinse chickpeas. Place in a […]

  • Foodie Friday

    Healthy Recipe of the Week Spicy Black Bean Soup Ingredients 1 tablespoon Extra Virgin Olive Oil 2 medium Yellow Onions (chopped) 3 Celery Ribs (chopped) 1 Large Carrot (chopped) 6 Garlic Cloves (minced) 4 1/2 teaspoons Ground Cumin 1/4 – 1/2 teaspoon Crushed Red Pepper 2 cups Cooked Black Beans (may be substituted for (1) […]

  • Foodie Friday

    Healthy Recipe of the Week Breakfast Cookies   Ingredients 6 tablespoons Old Fashioned Rolled Oats 1/4 cup Oat Flour (Blend an equal amount of rolled oats until fine) 1/2 cup Unsweetened Shredded Coconut 1/2 teaspoon Cinnamon 1/4 teaspoon Baking Powder 1/4 teaspoon Baking Soda 1/4 teaspoon Salt 1 Organic, Cage-free Egg 1/4 cup Nut or […]

  • Happy 4th of July!

      A special 4th of July message from YMCA of Greater Seattle CEO and President, Loria Yeadon: What is Freedom? As we observe the July 4th national holiday which historically symbolizes independence, liberty, and justice, at this moment in our nation’s history, it is an appropriate time to reflect on this question and learn what […]

  • Foodie Friday

    Healthy Recipe of the Week Veggie Egg Bites Ingredients 6 large Eggs 1/4 teaspoon Salt 1/2 teaspoon Dried Italian Herbs 1/2 cup Milk (of choice) 1 Red Bell Pepper (finely diced) (may substitute for chopped tomatoes) 1 cup Kale (finely chopped) (may substitute for other leafy green) 4 ounces Crumbled Feta Cheese (may substitute for shredded cheese of […]