Brownies

8 Dec

National Brownie Day = National Yum Day!  This recipe for Brownies is as easy as it gets!

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Brownies

Servings:
0.5 Protein
1 Supplement
1 Snack

Ingredients:
1 Chocolate Pudding Shake Supplement
1 Egg
1 Brownie Bar, melted with 4 oz. water

Preparation:
Blend all ingredients together. Bake at 350 degrees for 15 minutes.

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Strawberry Valentine Mousse

30 Nov

National Mousse Day is here!  Try our silky smooth and creamy 🍓 Strawberry Valentine Mousse!

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Strawberry Valentine Mousse

Servings:
1 Protein
1 Supplement
Suitable for Fast Track patients

Ingredients:
1 serving Cottage Cheese
1 Strawberry Pudding Shake Supplement
2 oz. Water

Preparation:
Blend all ingredients in blender. Enjoy!

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Double Chocolate Pomegranate Clusters

24 Nov

Our Double Chocolate Pomegranate Clusters will satisfy your sweet tooth!

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Double Chocolate Pomegranate Clusters

Servings:
1 Fruit
1 Nutritional Supplement Bar
Freedom and FastTrack Approved

Ingredients:
1 Double Chocolate Nutritional Supplement Bar
2-3 oz Water
1 serving Pomegranate Arils

Preparation:
Use 2-3 ounces of water to melt the Double Chocolate Bar in a small glass dish. Microwave for one minute, stir the bar and water until the texture becomes creamy. Add a little more water if needed. Mix the melted chocolate bar with your serving of Pomegranate Arils. Drop spoon fulls of the mixture, until gone, onto a tray with wax paper and let the chocolate covered pomegranate clusters chill in the refrigerator for a half hour. Then enjoy this sweet dessert!

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Cauliflower Stuffing

21 Nov

Think you can only eat stuffing at Thanksgiving?  Try this twist on traditional stuffingCauliflower Stuffing makes a tasty side dish any time!

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Cauliflower Stuffing

Servings:
3 Vegetables
1 Nutrient
Suitable for Fast Track patients

Ingredients:
¼ medium onion, chopped
¼ cup carrots, peeled and chopped
¼ cup celery, chopped or thinly sliced
1 ½ cup cauliflower, chopped
¼ cup baby bella mushrooms, chopped
Freshly ground black pepper, to taste
¼ cup freshly chopped parsley
2 Tbsp. freshly chopped rosemary
1 Tbsp. freshly chopped sage (or 1 tsp. ground sage)
1 packet MWLC Chicken Bouillon
Unflavored cooking spray

Preparation:
Spray unflavored cooking spray in a large skillet. Add onion, carrot, and celery and sauté until soft, 7 to 8 minutes. Add cauliflower, mushrooms and season with pepper. Cook until tender, 8 to 10 minutes more.

Add parsley, rosemary, and sage and stir until combined. Make the MWLC Chicken bouillon per directions on the package and pour the broth over the vegetable mixture and cook until tender and liquid is absorbed, 10 minutes.

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Mild Pomegranate Salsa

20 Nov

Need another Pomegranate recipe in your life?  How about a Winter Salsa?  Why not?  Enjoy salsa all year round with our Mild Pomegranate Salsa recipe!

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Mild Pomegranate Salsa 

Servings:
2.5 Vegetables
1 Fruit
Suitable for Fast Track patients

Ingredients:
½ small Pomegranate, save Arils only
½ medium Cucumber, diced
¼ medium Green Pepper, diced
1/3 cup Cilantro, finely diced
¼ medium Red Onion, diced
½ Lime, freshly squeezed
¼ Jalapeño, minced

Preparation:
Take all ingredients once prepared and mix them together. Refrigerate or enjoy at room temperature. You can use this delicious salsa to spread over top of chicken, pork, beef, or use as a dressing for over top of a fresh salad.

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Zoodles Primavera

19 Nov

Another delicious recipe in honor of Vegan Month!  Our Zoodles Primavera is dairy free and plant-based goodness!

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Zoodles Primavera

Servings:
3 Vegetables
Suitable for Fast Track patients

Ingredients:

Freedom Meal Plans:
1 cup Zucchini
1 Tbs. Extra Virgin Olive Oil
2 tsp. minced Garlic
1/4 medium Onion, diced
1/2 cup raw Broccoli, chopped
1/2 cup raw Spinach
1/2 cup raw Mushrooms
1 tsp. Black Pepper
1 tsp. dried Basil
1 tsp. dried Oregano

Fast Track Meal Plans:
Replace Extra Virgin Olive Oil with 2 Tbs. of Apple Cider Vinegar.

Preparation:
Use spiralizer for the zucchini. In a bowl, combine oregano, basil, black pepper, garlic, and extra virgin olive oil. Mix these seasonings together well. In another bowl combine all of your chopped and diced vegetables, including the spiralized zucchini. Drizzle the oil (or apple cider vinegar) and seasonings mixture over the top of your vegetables, stir them until they are all combined, than serve.

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Pomegranate Citrus Parfait

16 Nov

Enjoy this Pomegranate Citrus Parfait – just in time for National Pomegranate Month!

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Pomegranate Citrus Parfait

Servings:
2 Fruits
1 Dairy

Ingredients:
1 serving Plain, Low-Fat Yogurt
1/2 tsp. Vanilla Extract
1 small Orange, peeled and cubed or segmented
1/4 medium Grapefruit, peeled and cubed or segmented
1/4 small Pomegranate, seeded

Preparation:
In a bowl, whisk together the yogurt and vanilla extract. Assemble parfait – yogurt, fruit mix, yogurt, fruit mix

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Quinoa Curry Bowl

12 Nov

Need a Curry recipe idea for Vegan Month?  Try our Quinoa Curry Bowl!

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Quinoa Curry Bowl

Servings:
2 Vegetables
1 Starch

Ingredients:
¼ cup cooked Unflavored Quinoa, prepared with Curry Powder, to taste
½ cup Broccoli
¼ cup Carrots
¼ Red Pepper, sliced thin
¼ Onion, sliced thin
2 Garlic Cloves, minced
½ tsp. Fresh Ginger, minced

Preparation:
Stir the quinoa, onion, and curry powder together with 1½ cups of water in a medium saucepan, bring to a boil. Reduce heat to medium-low and simmer, covered with a tight-fitting lid, for 15 minutes.

While the quinoa is cooking, place the vegetables into a skillet on medium-low heat, add a little water, and cover until the vegetables soften. Stir occasionally. While the vegetables are warming, mince the garlic and ginger.

When the vegetables are tender (5 to 10 minutes), increase the heat to medium-high and stir in the garlic, ginger, and curry powder, cook 1 to 2 more minutes. Remove the pan from the heat. Stir the quinoa into the vegetables.

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Brown Rice Salad

8 Nov

November is Vegan Month and we have the perfect recipe for you!

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Brown Rice Salad

Servings:
2 Vegetables
1 Starch
Suitable for Fast Track patients

Ingredients:
¼ cup prepared Long Grain Brown Rice
½ cup Zucchini, finely chopped
¼ medium Cucumber, finely chopped
½ small Tomato, finely chopped
3 Green Onions (white and light green parts), finely chopped
¼ cup Fresh Cilantro Leaves
1 Tbs. Fresh Lemon Juice
Freshly Ground Black Pepper, to taste

Preparation:
Transfer the rice to a large bowl, and let it cool for a few minutes until it is no longer steaming. Add the zucchini, cucumber, tomato, green onion, cilantro, lemon juice, pepper. Mix well. Cover and chill, or let stand at room temperature for 30 minutes, to allow the flavors to meld.

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Zucchini and Peppers

4 Nov

National Pepper Month is here!  Need a quick and easy side dish?  Look no further!

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Zucchini and Peppers

Servings:
3 Vegetables
Suitable for Fast Track patients

Ingredients:
1 serving Zucchini, cut into 1/4 inch slices
1 serving Green Pepper, chopped
1 Garlic Clove, crushed
1 Tbs. I Can’t Believe It’s Not Butter
1 serving Tomato, cut into wedges
1/8 tsp. Pepper

Preparation:
Cook vegetables (except tomato) in butter, garlic, and pepper. Cover and cook 5 minutes. Add tomato, cook about 3 minutes until all is heated.

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