Sweet Potato and Carrot Soup

9 Nov

Sweet Potato and Carrot Soup

Recipe makes 1 serving.

Servings:
2 Vegetables
1 Starch

Ingredients:
1/2 medium Sweet Potato, cubed
1/2 cup Carrots, choppped
1/4 medium Onion, diced
1/2 cup Celery, chopped
1 clove Garlic, minced
1 MWLC Chicken Bouillon Fiber Fulfill
2 cups Hot Water
1 tsp. Curry Powder
1/4 tsp. Ground Ginger
Black Pepper, to taste

Preparation:
In a bowl, mix MWLC Chicken Bouillon Fiber Fulfill with 2 cups hot water. Add mixture to a medium pot and add all remaining ingredients. Stir to combine. Turn stove to high and bring to a boil. Once boiled, lower heat to simmer and cover the pot, for about 20 minutes or until carrots and sweet potato are fork-tender. Using an immersion blender, very carefully blend the hot soup into a purée. You may also ladle the soup in batches into a blender (just make sure you have a vented lid, or else the hot soup will explode!)

Recipe and Photo by Sarah in Canton.

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WJBK Fox2 Detroit: Green Onion Cauliflower Soup Meatless Monday with Chef Bobby

7 Nov

In case you missed it, MWLC Culinary Advisor Chef Bobby and Business and Wellness Development Coordinator Tracy Strieter made a delicious Green Onion Cauliflower Soup.  This vegetarian and vegan friendly soup will not only warm you up but it will satisfy your belly too!  Enjoy this low sodium soup recipe!

Green Onion Cauliflower Soup

All Freedom plans, all Freedom Vegetarian plans, FT 2.0 approved

Counts as: 2 ½ vegetables


Ingredients:

1 clove Garlic, minced
1 tsp of Chili Powder
1 ½ cup Cauliflower florets (1/2 reserved for garnish)
5 Green Onions (chopped)
1 ½ cups Water
Juice from ½ of a Lemon
Pinch each of Curry, Ginger and Turmeric (to taste)
fresh Thyme (to garnish)
Black Pepper (to taste)
Lemon zest (to garnish)
Unflavored non-stick cooking spray

Directions:

SOUP:  Add a little water to a medium sauce pan over medium heat. Stir in the garlic and chili powder; saute stirring occasionally. Add 1 cup of cauliflower and chopped green onions, cook for a couple of minutes. Add water and bring to a boil, then lower the heat and let it simmer until the vegetables are softened, about 20 minutes. Use a hand blender to puree the soup. Stir in the lemon juice, thyme and pepper. If the soup is too thick, add a little more water. Taste and adjust seasoning.

CAULIFLOWER GARNISH:  Combine ½ cup of remaining cauliflower florets, unflavored non-stick spray and ¼ teaspoon of curry powder in a mixing bowl. Pour the contents on a baking sheet and roast the curried cauliflower mixture at 350 degrees for 15 minutes.

Ladle soup into bowls and serve topped with curried cauliflower, fresh thyme and lemon zest.  Serve!

For more healthy recipes, visit www.mwlc.com/recipes

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Irish Lamb Stew

13 Mar
St. Patrick’s Day is near and we are dishing out our Irish inspired recipes all week!  Enjoy our hearty and filling Irish Lamb Stew!
Servings:
• 1 Protein
• 1 Vegetable
* Suitable for Fast Track Patients
Ingredients:
• 1 serving Lamb, cut into bite size pieces
• Onion Powder
• 1 cup Cabbage, chopped
• 2 tbs. Vinegar
• ½ cup Water
• Pepper, Dried Mint, and Oregano
• Artificial Sweetener, if desired

Preparation:
Sauté the lamb in a non-stick pan, then pour off any fat and pat dry. Add remaining ingredients, except cabbage and artificial sweetener. Cover and cook over high heat until steaming. Lower heat and simmer 30 minutes. Add cabbage. Cover and cook 10 more minutes. Remove from heat. Add artificial sweetener if desired at this time. Garnish with cherry tomato and parsley.

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Chicken Cabbage Stew

24 Feb

Our Chicken Cabbage Stew is hearty, filling, and guaranteed to leave you satisfied! Enjoy! 

Servings:
• 1 Protein
• 1 Vegetable
• 1 Supplement
*Suitable for Fast Track patients

Ingredients:
• 1 serving Cabbage, cooked and chopped
• 8 oz. Water
• 1 Cream of Chicken Supplement
• 1 serving Chicken, cooked and chopped
• Mrs. Dash Garlic and Pepper

Preparation:
Put all ingredients together and simmer for 20 minutes.

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Slow Cooker Chicken Soup

2 Feb

Try our excellent Slow Cooker Chicken Soup recipe! It will be sure to warm you up. 🍜

Servings:
• 1 Protein
• 2 Vegetables
• 1 Nutrient

Ingredients:
• 1 serving Boneless Skinless Chicken Breast
• ½ Tbs. Salt Free Poultry Seasoning
• ¼ medium Onion, chopped
• ½ cup Carrots, chopped
• ½ cup Celery, chopped
• 2 cloves fresh Garlic, minced
• 1 MWLC Chicken Bouillon Nutritional Supplement
• Freshly Ground Black Pepper, to taste
• 1 Tbsp. fresh Parsley, roughly chopped

Preparation:
Place all ingredients (except parsley) in slow cooker. Cover and cook on high for 2 ½-3 ½ hours or low for 5-6 hours. Remove the lid and shred the chicken breast in the bowl with two forks. Taste the soup in the crock pot to adjust any last minute seasoning. Ladle soup broth and vegetables over the shredded chicken. Top with fresh parsley.

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Slow Cooker Chicken, Kale, Sweet Potato Stew

17 Jan

Our featured Soup of the Week for week three of ‘National Soup Month’ is our delicious and easy to prep Slow Cooker recipe: Chicken, Kale, and Sweet Potato Stew.

Servings:
• 1 Protein
• 1 Vegetable
• 1 Starch

Ingredients:
• 1 portion Boneless, Skinless Chicken Breast
• 1 cup Kale, stems removed and thinly sliced
• ½ medium Sweet Potato, peeled and chopped into 1-inch pieces
• 1 packet MWLC Chicken Bouillon Fulfill Fiber
• 1 tsp. Italian Seasoning

Preparation:
Place all the ingredients in a 6-quart slow cooker, stirring to combine. Cover and cook on high for 4 hours or low for 6, or until the sweet potato is tender and the chicken is cooked through and very tender. Remove the chicken and shred with two forks. Return to the slow cooker and stir to combine.

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Herbed Tomato Soup

9 Jan

Did you know it is National Soup Month? No worries! We have the best Herbed Tomato Soup recipe to warm you up on this chilly afternoon!

Servings:
• 1 Supplement

Ingredients:
• 1 Tomato Soup Supplement
• 1/4 tsp Dill Weed
• White Pepper to taste
• 1/4 tsp Thyme
• 1/4 tsp Garlic Powder
• 8 oz. Boiling Water

Preparation:
Mix all ingredients together, let sit for one minute and serve.

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MWLC Chili

16 Dec

Nothing warms you up on a cold winter day like a healthy Chili recipe! ❄️

Servings:
• 1 Protein
• 1.5 Vegetables
• 1 Supplement

Ingredients:
• 1 serving Ground Sirloin
• ½ serving Green Onions
• 1 Cream of Tomato Soup Supplement (prepared)
• 1 serving Tomato
• ¼ cup Water
• Garlic and Chili Powder to taste

Preparation:
Brown meat and drain. Chop tomato and puree in blender. Combine all ingredients and simmer.

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Irish Lamb Stew

12 Dec

Hearty, filling, and guaranteed to warm you up. We hope you enjoy our Irish Lamb Stew!

Servings:
• 1 Protein
• 1 Vegetable
* Suitable for Fast Track Patients

Ingredients:
• 1 serving Lamb, cut into bite size pieces
• Onion Powder
• 1 cup Cabbage, chopped
• 2 Tbs. Vinegar
• ½ cup Water
• Pepper, Dried Mint and Oregano
• Artificial Sweetener, if desired

Preparation:
Sauté the lamb in a non-stick pan, then pour off any fat and pat dry. Add remaining ingredients, except cabbage and artificial sweetener. Cover and cook over high heat until steaming. Lower heat and simmer 30 minutes. Add cabbage. Cover and cook 10 more minutes. Remove from heat. Add artificial sweetener if desired at this time. Garnish with cherry tomato and parsley.

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Red Pepper and Tomato Soup

7 Nov

Perfect for any meal, our delicious Red Pepper and Tomato Soup is sure to warm you up and doesn’t take long to whip up. Enjoy!

redpeppertomatosoup

Servings:
• 2.5 Vegetables
• Suitable for Fast Track Patients

Ingredients:
• 1/2 Medium Red Bell Pepper, seeded and chopped
• 1/4 Medium Onion, chopped
• 1 Small Tomato, chopped
• 1/2 Garlic Clove, chopped
• 1/2 tsp. Fresh Thyme Leaves
• Fresh Ground Black Pepper to taste

Preparation:
Place onion and bell pepper in a saucepan and sauté over medium heat for 5 minutes. Add garlic and thyme and cook for 1-2 minutes, then add tomato and cook covered for 5-10 minutes. Puree the mixture as a soup and season with pepper.

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