Charred Spiced Corn

22 Jun

We couldn’t resist sharing another tasty corn recipe for National Corn on the Cob DayCharred Spiced Corn!

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Servings:
1 Starch
Suitable for Fast Track patientsSuitable for Fast Track Patients

Ingredients:
1 Ear of Corn
Unflavored Cooking Spray
Pepper
Ground Paprika
Ground Turmeric

Preparation:
Place the corn in a frying pan on high heat, and allow the corn to char all the way around, turning every 3 – 4 minutes until the corn is tender and charred to your liking. Spray with unflavored cooking spray, season with pepper, paprika and turmeric to taste. Roll the corn around to make sure it is evenly seasoned all over. Cut corn off of the cob into a bowl. 1/4 cup = 1 Starch Serving.

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How to Chop an Onion

22 Jun

Who knew there were so many ways to slice an onion?  Have you ever wondered how to dice an onion?  Or how to julienne an onion?  Or how to slice onion rings?  Tastemade has you covered just in time for National Onion Ring Day!

 

With your new onion cutting skills, we have the perfect Onion Ring recipe for you!

Are you on MWLC’s Freedom Plan? We’ve got a great afternoon snack for you! Homemade Onion Rings!

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Servings:
• 0.5 Protein
• 1 Vegetable
• 1 Nutrient
• 1 Snack
*Great for MWLC Freedom Plan patients

Ingredients:
• 1/2 Medium Onion, sliced into rings
• 1 MWLC Pancake Nutrient
• 1 Bag of MWLC Tasty Bites – Party Mix Snack
• 1 Egg
• Garlic Powder

Preparation:
Mix MWLC pancake nutrient with one egg, crushed MWLC party mix and garlic powder. Slice onion into rings and coat with batter mixture. Bake at 450 degrees for 10 minutes or until onion rings are crispy brown on the outside.

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Sweet Potato Turkey Patties

19 Jun

It doesn’t have to be November to enjoy a Turkey recipe!  Try our Sweet Potato Turkey Patties for Turkey Lover’s Month!

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**Freedom Meal Plans 5-7 ONLY**

Servings:
1 Protein
1 Starch

Ingredients:
1 portion Ground Turkey
1 clove Garlic
1 tsp. Maple Syrup Extract
1/8 cup chopped Chives
1/8 tsp. Crushed Red Pepper
1 tsp. Mrs. Dash Chicken Grilling Blend
Pepper, to taste
½ medium Sweet Potato, grated
½ Tbs. Extra Light Olive Oil

Preparation:
Combine the turkey, garlic, maple syrup extract, chives, red pepper, Mrs. Dash, and pepper in a food processor. Process until combined then transfer the mixture to a large bowl. Add the grated sweet potato to the bowl and fold into the turkey mixture until well combined. Heat the olive oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Once hot, form the mixture into patties and place in the skillet. Cook about 2-3 minutes, flip and cook another 2 minutes. Add a splash of water to the skillet, cover and cook for another 5 minutes to help cook thoroughly without burning the outside of the patties. Remove the cover, let the liquid cook off and transfer the patties to a paper towel lined plate to drain.

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Lime Green Popsicles

18 Jun

Lime Green Popsicles are easy to make with your children and grandchildren AND fun to eat!

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Lime Green Popsicles

Servings:
1 Vegetable
1 Fruit
Suitable for Fast Track patients

Ingredients:
1 cup fresh Spinach, chopped
1 small Green Apple
1/4 cup Water
Juice from 1 Lime

Preparation:
Puree ingredients together in a blender. Pour into popsicle molds and freeze.

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Grilled Salmon Skewers

15 Jun

Fire up the grill for some Father’s Day Grilled Salmon Skewers!

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Servings:
1 Protein
Suitable for Fast Track patients

Ingredients:
1 serving skinless Wild Salmon fillet, cut into 1-inch pieces
1 Lemon, very thinly sliced into rounds
Fresh Oregano, chopped, to taste
1 tsp. ground Cumin
1/4 tsp. crushed Red Pepper Flakes

Preparation:
Heat grill on medium heat and spray the grates with unflavored cooking spray. Mix oregano, cumin, and red pepper flakes in a small bowl; set spice mixture aside. Beginning and ending with salmon, thread salmon and folded lemon slices onto skewer(s). Spray the fish lightly with unflavored cooking spray and season with the spice mixture. Grill the fish, turning occasionally, until fish is opaque throughout, about 8 to 10 minutes total.

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Hawaiian Chicken Kebab

12 Jun

Grilling season is upon us!  Enjoy a taste of the tropics straight from your grill with this Hawaiian Chicken Kebab recipe!

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Servings:
1 Protein
1 Vegetable
1 Fruit
Suitable for Fast Track patients

Ingredients:
1 serving boneless, skinless Chicken Breast, cut into cubes
2/3 cup fresh Pineapple, cut into cubes
1/4 medium Green Bell Pepper, cut into 1 inch pieces
1/4 medium Red Onion, cut into 1 inch pieces
1 Tbsp Rice Vinegar
1/2 Garlic Clove, minced
1 Tsp. Ginger, minced
Freshly Ground Black Pepper, to taste

Preparation:
In a bowl whisk together rice vinegar, garlic, ginger and pepper. Place chicken in a resealable bag, and cover with marinade mixture. Seal bag and refrigerate 1 hour (meanwhile soak wooden skewer stick(s) in water for 1 hour).

Preheat a grill over medium heat to 400 degrees. Season red onion and bell pepper with pepper, then thread red onion, bell pepper, pineapple and chicken onto skewers until all of the chicken has been used. Spray grill grates with unflavored cooking spray, then place skewer(s) on grill. Grill, rotating skewer(s), until chicken is cooked all the way through. Serve warm.

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German Chocolate Cake

11 Jun

National German Chocolate Cake Day is here!  Yum!  Try our German Chocolate Cake!

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Servings:
1 Nutrient
1 Supplement
1 Snack

Ingredients:
1 MWLC Chocolate Fudge Cake Nutrient
1 MWLC Chocolate Pudding Shake Supplement
1 MWLC Sweet and Salty Peanut Snack Bar

Preparation:
Prepare 1 MWLC Chocolate Fudge Cake Nutrient per the instructions on the packet. Let cool and cut the cake in half horizontally. In a bowl, prepare 1 MWLC Chocolate Pudding Shake Supplement as a thick pudding. Mix 1 melted MWLC Sweet and Salty Peanut Snack Bar into the pudding mixture to create a filling and frosting for the cake. Add water to this mixture to thin the consistency as necessary. Spread this mixture in the center of the cake halves as filling and on top as frosting. Enjoy!

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Grilled Cilantro Lime Corn

11 Jun

It’s National Corn on the Cob Day!  Try our easy Grilled Cilantro Lime Corn recipe!

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Servings:
1 Starch
Suitable for Fast Track patientsSuitable for Fast Track Patients

Ingredients:
1 Ear of Corn
Unflavored Cooking Spray
Smoked Paprika, to taste
1 Lime, cut into wedges
Handful of fresh Cilantro, chopped
Freshly Ground Black Pepper, to taste

Preparation:
Heat grill over high until hot. If you want a bit of a char on the corn, pull back a few of the husks on each ear of corn. Place the corn directly on the grill, cover, and grill for 15 to 20 minutes or until the husks are charred on all sides, rotating occasionally. Remove and let cool. Remove the husks from each ear of corn.

Spray unflavored cooking spray over each ear of corn. Place the corn on a serving platter, sprinkle with the smoked paprika, add fresh lime juice, sprinkle with cilantro, and season with and black pepper. Cut corn off of the cob into a bowl. 1/4 cup = 1 Starch Serving.

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Arnold Palmer Twist

10 Jun

We couldn’t resist sharing another easy Iced Tea recipe in honor of National Iced Tea Month.  Try an Arnold Palmer Twist!

Servings:
1 Nutrient

Ingredients:
1 MWLC Lemon Razzy Nutritional Supplement
2 cups Tea, prepared and chilled
Ice

Preparation:
Stir together prepared tea, Lemon Razzy powder and ice. Add water if needed and refrigerate. Serve with a lemon wedge.

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Watermelon Chilled Tea

2 Jun

Just in time for National Iced Tea Month!  Try our Watermelon Chilled Tea


Servings:
1 Fruit
Suitable for Fast Track patientsSuitable for Fast Track Patients

Ingredients:
1 cup Watermelon, cubed
1 packet of White Tea
1 slice Ginger
Boiled Water
3 Tbs fresh Lemon Juice
2 tsp Stevia
Ice Cubes

First, you will need to prepare the White Tea with boiling water and add one slice of ginger to the tea. Chill the White Tea in the refrigerator for about a half hour. Fill a tall glass with a few ice cubes and pour in the White Tea. Next, add the lemon juice and stevia to the tea. Juice the one cup of watermelon and strain seeds if needed. Combine the watermelon juice to the White Tea and mix all ingredients together with a spoon gently.

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