Tag: Nutrition Action Health Letter

  • Foodie Friday

    Healthy Recipe of the Week Tomato Lentil Soup Simple to prepare and many variations to try! Add cooked bulgar and sprinkle of parmesan? Sauté curry powder with the onion? Toss in baby spinach or kale? Add fresh herbs or pesto just before serving? Ingredients 3 tablespoons Extra Virgin Olive Oil 1 large Onion (chopped) 1/4 cup Tomato […]

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    Healthy Recipe of the Week Sweet and Sour Winter Salad Ingredients 2 tablespoons Extra-Virgin Olive Oil 2 tablespoons White Balsamic Vinegar (*may be substituted for regular vinegar) 2 tablespoons Whole-Grain Mustard 1 teaspoon Maple Syrup (*may be substituted for honey or brown sugar) 1/2 teaspoon Reduced-Sodium Soy Sauce 1 teaspoon Worcester-shire Sauce 1/4 teaspoon Kosher Salt 2 cups […]

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    Healthy Recipe of the Week Savory Mushroom Barley A simple, healthful, and delicious side dish that can be prepped and served in 20 minutes! *Exact Savory Mushroom Barley Recipe not pictured.  Ingredients 2 tablespoons Extra-Virgin Olive Oil 3 cloves Garlic (minced) 1 Carrot (finely chopped) 1 tablespoon Tomato Paste 1 sprig Thyme or Rosemary 1/2 pound […]

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    Healthy Recipe of the Week Green Risotto Short-grain brown rice is Chef Kate’s recommendation for an “amazingly creamy risotto”! Do you have an enameled cast iron pot? It will help the risotto cook evenly. Image source: https://inharvestfoodservice.com/products/short-grain-brown-rice/ Ingredients 3 tablespoons Extra-Virgin Olive Oil 1 Onion (finely chopped) 1 cup Short-Grained Brown Rice 1/4 cup Dry […]

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    Healthy Recipe of the Week Spring Edamame  The other green bean! Edamame (immature soy beans) have a velvety texture and a less-starchy taste than typical beans, peas, or lentils. They are a tasteful match with spring vegetables such as, asparagus and chives. Image source: https://www.wineboxgardener.com/home/2019/4/14/spring-vegetable-saute Ingredients 2 tablespoons Extra-Virgin Olive Oil 2 Leeks or 1 bunch Scallions, with […]

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    Foodie Friday

    Healthy Recipe of the Week Pan-Roasted Asparagus Asparagus is ready for spring fling! Look for asparagus at your local farmers markets. Seek out spears with dry, tight tips. Try to find a bunch that has similar-sized stalks so they will all be done cooking at the same time.  lAsparagus contains 2 grams of fiber, a […]

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    Healthy Recipe of the Week Stir-Fried Vegetables in a Black Pepper Sauce Image source: https://www.nutritionaction.com/tag/vegetables/ *Picture not representative of exact recipe provided.   Ingredients 1 1/2 tablespoons Reduced-Sodium Soy Sauce 1 1/2 tablespoons Dry Sherry (*may substitute for White Wine or 1 1/2 teaspoons Sherry Vinegar & 1 1/2 tablespoons water; do not use Cooking Sherry.) […]

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    Foodie Friday

    Healthy Recipe of the Week Bulgar Tabouli Ingredients 2 cups Bulgar (cooked) 1/4 cup Parsley (chopped) (may substitute for Cilantro) 1/4 cup Almonds (toasted) 1/4 cup  Dried Apricots (diced) 1 tablespoon Extra Virgin Olive Oil 2 teaspoons Lemon Juice 1/4 teaspoon Kosher Salt Directions Combine and toss all ingredients in a large mixing bowl. Makes […]

  • Wintery Weekday Soup

    Roasted Carrot-Ginger Soup Ingredients 1 1/2 lbs. Carrots (cut into chunks) 1/2 lb. Fennel Bulb (cut into chunks) 1 large Onion (cut into chunks) 3 large Garlic Cloves 2 tablespoons Extra Virgin Olive Oil 1 teaspoon Freshly Grated Ginger 1 teaspoon Black Pepper 1 teaspoon Salt (optional) Directions Pre-heat oven to 425 degrees. On a […]