Sweet Potato Fries

13 Jul

National French Fry Day isn’t over!  Sweet Potato Fries = yum!

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Servings:
1 Starch

Ingredients:
1/2 medium Sweet Potato, peeled and spiralized
1 tsp. Paprika
1 tsp. Garlic Powder
10 Sprays I Can’t Believe It’s Not Butter
Unflavored Pam

Preparation:
Pre-heat oven to 350 degrees F. Spray smaller baking tray with Unflavored Pam. Spread the spiralized sweet potato noodles out onto the tray. Spray I Can’t Believe It’s Not Butter over top of the spiralized noodles. Sprinkle the Garlic Powder and Paprika over the top and roast the sweet potato noodles for 15-20 minutes. Toss half way through to prevent burning. Cool and serve.

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Fruit Fries

13 Jul

Celebrate National French Fry Day with healthy Fruit Fries!

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Servings:
2 Fruits
Suitable for Fast Track patients

Ingredients:
2/3 cup fresh Pineapple
1/4 cup fresh Cantaloupe
1/2 cup fresh Watermelon
Mrs. Dash Fiesta Lime Seasoning

Preparation:
Cut assorted fruit sticks (about 4.5 x .5 inches) of fresh fruit. Sprinkle with Mrs. Dash Fiesta Lime Seasoning and serve.

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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!

MWLCOnionRings

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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Peach Salsa

11 May

Life’s a peach!  Try our Peach Salsa

Freedom and Fast Track 2.0 Approved

Servings:
1 Vegetable
2 Fruits
Suitable for Fast Track patients

Ingredients:
2 small Peaches, chopped
1/4 medium Red Onion, chopped
1/4 medium Hot Pepper, chopped
1/2 Garlic Clove, minced
1 tsp. Ginger, minced
Fresh Cilantro, choppped, to taste
1/2 Lime, juiced
Ground Black Pepper, to taste

Preparation:
Combine all ingredients in a bowl and mix well. Season with pepper and serve.

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Pineapple Jalapeno Salsa

3 May

May is National Salsa Month?  Who doesn’t like a little sweet and spicy?  It’s perfect Cinco de Mayo recipe!

Pineapple Jalapeno Salsa

Servings:
1 Vegetable
1.5 Fruits

Ingredients:
1 1/2 servings Fresh Pineapple
1/2 serving Jalapeno Pepper
1/2 serving Red Onion
1/4 cup Fresh Cilantro, chopped
1 tsp. Garlic, minced
1/2 serving Stevia
1/2 tsp. Fresh Lime Juice
Pepper to taste

Preparation:
Dice/cube pineapple, seed and chop pepppers, chop onion. Combine pineapple, peppers, onion, cilantro, and garlic in a bowl. Add Stevia, lime juice and pepper to taste. Serve chilled.

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Easter Deviled Eggs

30 Mar

Looking for a tasty snack to whip up this weekend for Easter?  Try this Deviled Eggs recipe!

Ingredients:
6 Hard Boiled Eggs (Cooled)
1/4 cup finely chopped Celery
1 Tbsp. chopped Chives
Low-fat Greek Yogurt
Mustard
Garlic Powder
Mrs. Dash Seasoning
Paprika

Preparation:
Cut eggs in half and scoop out the yolks.  Mash yolks with fork in a small bowl.  Add enough yogurt and mustard to make a thick paste.  Add garlic powder and Mrs. Dash seasoning to your taste.  Fill eggs with the yolk mixture using a small spoon or pastry bag and decorating tip.  Decorate the tops with a dusting of paprika and finely chopped slivers of chives.  Chill until ready to serve.  Makes 12 deviled eggs.

***Please refer to your Meal Plan for portion sizes!

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Sloppy Joe’s

18 Mar

It’s National Sloppy Joe Day!  This vegetarian version is healthy and easy to prepare.  Prefer Turkey Joe’s?  No problem!

Sloppy Joe’s

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Servings:
2 Vegetables
1 Starch
1 Nutritional Supplement

Ingredients:
1 Vegetarian Sloppy Joe Nutritional Supplement
1 serving Onion, cooked
1 serving Green Pepper, cooked
1 Diet Bun

Preparation:
Prepare Sloppy Joe Nutritional Supplement and add vegetables. Serve on Diet Bun.

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