Tag: YMCA of Greater Seattle

  • 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, […]

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    Healthy Recipe of the Week Zesty Black Bean Burrito Bowls with Chipotle Crema Ingredients 1 cup Plain, Non-Fat Greek Yogurt 1 Chipotle Pepper in Adobo Sauce (chopped) 1 Lime (zested and juiced) 1 cup Frozen Corn (thawed) (1) 15-ounce can Black Beans (rinsed and drained) ½ teaspoon Cumin ½ teaspoon Chili Powder Black Pepper and Salt, […]

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    Healthy Recipe of the Week Baked Mac and Cheese A warm comfort meal with a healthy twist! Ingredients 12 ounces whole Wheat Elbow Macaroni (*may be substituted for chickpea pasta) 4 cups Baby Spinach 2 tablespoons Extra Virgin Olive Oil ½ onion (minced) ¼ cup Flour of choice  2 cups Milk of choice 1 cup Vegetable Broth […]

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    Healthy Recipe of the Week Curried Pumpkin Lentil Soup Ingredients 1 tablespoon Extra Virgin Olive Oil 1 Sweet Onion (chopped) 2 Cloves Garlic (minced) 1 tablespoon Ginger (freshly grated) 1 15-ounce can pumpkin Puree 1 cup Dried Red Lentils 6 cups Broth 1 ½ teaspoons Curry Powder 1 ½ teaspoons Garam Masala Black Pepper and […]

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    Healthy Recipe of the Week Quinoa Tabbouleh Ingredients 1 cup Quinoa (cooked) 1 cup Parsley (finely chopped) ½ cup Arugula (finely chopped) 1 Red Onion (minced) 1 Roma Tomato (chopped) 1 Lemon (juiced and zested) 1 tablespoon Extra-Virgin Olive Oil Salt and Pepper, to taste Directions Toss all ingredients together and taste. Add salt and […]

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    Healthy Recipe of the Week Thai Basil Eggplant Stir Fry Ingredients 1 tablespoon Coconut Oil ½ teaspoon Red Pepper Flakes (crushed) 4 Baby Eggplants (cubed) 1 Sweet Onion (chopped)  1 Red Bell Pepper (chopped) 6 Garlic Cloves (minced) 2 tablespoons Rice Vinegar 3 tablespoons Tamari or Soy Sauce (may substitute for Coconut Aminos) 2 tablespoons […]

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    Healthy Recipe of the Week Turmeric Chickpea Cakes Ingredients 2 teaspoons Avocado Oil 1 small onion (chopped) 2 Garlic Cloves (minced) 1 14-ounce can Garbanzo Beans/Chickpeas  (drained and rinsed) ¼ cup Parsley (chopped) 6 tablespoons chickpea Flour (divided) 1 teaspoon salt ¼ teaspoon Black Pepper ½ teaspoon Garam Masala 1 teaspoon Turmeric Directions Heat avocado […]

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    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 […]

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    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) […]

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    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 […]