Chocolate Covered Fruit Kebabs

8 Feb

Enjoy this sweet and fruity treat! ❤🍡🍓🍫

Chocolate Covered Fruit Kebabs

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Servings:
2 Fruits
1 Snack
Suitable for Fast Track patients

Ingredients:
1/2 cup Strawberries, sliced thick
2/3 cup Blueberries and Raspberries, mixed
1 MWLC Double Chocolate Bar
Wooden Skewers

Preparation:
Line a dish or baking sheet with parchment paper. Place the Double Chocolate Bar in a small bowl and microwave in increments of 20 seconds, stirring each time. Once melted, set aside. Thread fruit onto skewers leaving a couple inches open at the bottom. Start by placing a strawberry slice, blueberry, and raspberry, repeating until all fruit is used. Place skewer(s) on lined baking sheet. Using a fork, drizzle skewers with desired amount of melted chocolate and enjoy!

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Deconstructed Sushi

2 Feb

Deconstructed Sushi is an easy recipe to make ahead. You’ll love the Ginger Dressing!

Deconstructed Sushi

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Servings:
1 Protein
1.5 Vegetables
1 Starch

Ingredients:
1 serving Brown Rice, cooked
1/2 medium Cucumber, peeled, seeded, cut into small squares
1 serving Crab, cooked
2.5 small Green Onions, diced, garnish

Ginger Dressing Ingredients:
1″ piece fresh Ginger, peeled and quartered
2 medium Garlic Cloves, peeled and minced
2 Tbs. Apple Cider Vinegar
1 Tsp. Dijon Mustard
1 Tbs. fresh Lemon Juice
Pinch of Red Pepper Flakes

Preparation:
Heat dressing ingredients over medium heat for 5 minutes. While your brown rice is still warm, pour the mixture over it and toss to combine. Let cool to room temperature. Assemble each ingredient in a mason jar in the following order:

First (bottom) layer: Brown Rice
Second layer: Cucumber
Third layer: Crab
Fourth layer: Green Onions

Store in the refrigerator until ready to eat. When ready to serve, dump jar’s content into a bowl, toss, and serve with any extra dressing. Enjoy!

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Buffalo Chicken Lettuce Wraps

1 Feb

Perfect for the Big Game!

Buffalo Chicken Lettuce Wraps

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Servings:
1 Protein
1.5 Vegetables
1 Nutrient

Ingredients:
1 portion boneless skinless chicken breasts
1 celery stalk
¼ medium onion, diced
1 clove garlic
1 package MWLC Chicken Bouillon
¼ tsp. Cayenne Pepper sauce
1 tsp. Tabasco sauce
6 oz. water
1 large lettuce leave, Iceberg
¼ cup carrots, shredded
1 large celery stalk, cut into 2 inch matchsticks

Preparation:
Combine chicken, onions, celery stalk, garlic, MWLC Chicken Bouillon broth and water (enough to cover your chicken, use more water if needed) in the Instant Pot. Cover and cook high pressure 15 minutes. Natural release.

Remove the chicken from pot, reserve ½ cup Chicken Bouillon broth and discard the rest. Shred the chicken with two forks, return to the pot with the ½ cup Chicken Bouillon broth and the Tabasco sauce and saute 2 to 3 minutes.

To prepare lettuce cup, place buffalo chicken in lettuce leaf, top with ¼ cup shredded carrots, celery and Wrap it up.

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Curry Chicken Soup

31 Jan

Warm up with some Curry Chicken Soup tonight!

Curry Chicken Soup

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Servings:
1 Protein
2 Vegetables
1 Starch
1 Nutrient

Ingredients:
1 serving cooked Chicken, cubed
2 cups total – Celery, Onions Mushrooms, Summer Squash
½ medium Sweet Potato, cubed
1 MWLC Chicken Bouillon Nutritional Supplement
1 cup Water
2 Garlic cloves, minced
½ tsp. Curry Powder
1/8 tsp. Cinnamon
Pinch of Nutmeg, to taste
Freshly Ground Black Pepper, to taste

Preparation:
Combine all ingredients in a sauce pan and bring to a boil. Reduce heat, cover and simmer for 30-45 minutes.

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Jalapeno Poppers

30 Jan

Spicy 🌶 + Cheesy 🧀 = Delicious! Try our Jalapeno Poppers tonight!

Jalapeno Poppers

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1 serving = 2 jalapeno boats

Servings:
0.5 Protein
1 Vegetable
0.5 Starch
Suitable for Fast Track patients

Ingredients:
At least 2 medium Jalapeno Peppers
1 serving Cottage Cheese
Stevia, to taste
1 piece Melba Toast

Preparation:
Mix serving of cottage cheese with stevia, to create a “cream cheese” like taste. Create jalapeno “boats” by cutting jalapeno peppers in half lengthwise and removing seeds. Scoop cottage cheese mixture into jalapeno boats. Bake at 400 for about 20 minutes. Crumble melba toast on top of boats, if desired, during the last 10 minutes of baking.

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Super Bowl Bites

29 Jan

The Big Game is approaching soon and you’ll definitely want to bring a healthy snack to pass or nosh on at home. Need some recipe ideas? Try our tasty Garlic Pork Loin (Pressure Cooker), Pineapple and Shrimp Lettuce Cups, Crockpot Shredded Chicken Chili, Mild Pomegranate Salsa, Cheesy Cauliflower Soup or visit our MWLC recipes page http://patients.mwlc.com/Recipe.php

Cottage Cheese Stuffed Cucumbers

Servings:
1 Protein
2 Vegetables
Suitable for Fast Track patients

Ingredients:
1/2 medium Cucumber
1 small Tomato, diced
1 serving 1% Low-Fat Cottage Cheese
2 sprigs Basil
Black Pepper, to taste

Preparation:
Thoroughly rinse the small tomato and the half of a medium cucumber. Cut the cucumber down the middle into halves. Dice the small tomato. Fill each cucumber halve with cottage cheese, then gently spread the diced tomatoes over top of the cottage cheese. Rinse the basil, shake dry, pluck leaves and cut the basil into fine strips. Place the basil over top of the stuffed cucumbers and sprinkle with black pepper to taste. Enjoy!

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Bloody Mary Mocktail

21 Jan

Bloody Mary Mocktail

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Servings:
2 Vegetables
Suitable for Fast Track patients

Ingredients:
1 small Tomato, chopped
1/2 serving Cucumber, chopped
1/2 serving Celery, chopped
1 cup Water
1 cup Ice
1 pinch Cayenne Pepper
1/2 tsp. Turmeric
1/2 Tbsp. fresh Lemon Juice
Fresh Black Pepper, to taste
1/2 inch piece fresh Horseradish, peeled and grated

Preparation:
Blend all ingredients together and enjoy with ice!

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Greek Goddess Vegetable Dip

19 Jan

Go green with our fresh Greek Goddess Vegetable Dip! Great for parties or snacking anytime!

Greek Goddess Vegetable Dip

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Servings:
2 Vegetables
1 Dairy

Ingredients:
½ tbs Fresh Tarragon, chopped
1 Garlic Clove
2 tbs Carrots, minced
2 tbs Red Bell Pepper, minced
1 serving Greek Non-Fat Yogurt
¼ cup Fresh Lemon Juice, Squeezed
1 tsp Black Pepper, ground
2 ½ Radishes, minced
¼ cup Celery, minced
1/3 cup Fresh Chives, chopped
1 oz Apple Cider Vinegar
¼ Fresh Parsley, chopped

Vegetables for Dipping:
½ cup Celery Stalks, chunked
¼ cup Baby Carrots, whole

Preparation:
Combine Tarragon, Chives, Garlic Clove, and Parsley into a food processor. Blend until they are finely chopped. Add all of the rest of the ingredients into the food processor and puree until creamy and smooth. Spoon the dip into a dish. Refrigerate for 15 minutes. Once chilled, use the chunked celery and whole baby carrots to dip with.

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Mexican Dip

18 Jan
Everyday is a great day for Mexican Dip! Mexican Dip Servings:1 Nutrient1 Snack Ingredients:1 serving Cottage Cheese1 MWLC Vegetarian Sloppy Joe Nutrient, prepared1 bag MWLC Cheddar Double Bites½ tsp. Cayenne Pepper Preparation:Mix all ingredients and heat for 10-15 minutes or ... Read more »

Ranch Dip

17 Jan

This cool Ranch Dip is easy to make at home. Let us know what you think!

Ranch Dip

Servings:
1 Dairy

Ingredients:
1 serving Plain Greek Yogurt
1/2 tsp. Garlic Powder
1/4 tsp. Onion Powder
1/2 tsp. Dried Dill
Dash of Cayenne Pepper
Fresh Chives, chopped for garnish

Preparation:
In a bowl, stir together all of the ingredients. Garnish with fresh chives and serve. Keeps for 3-5 days in a sealed container.

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