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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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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Sweet Potato Apple Soup

2 Nov

November is Sweet Potato Awareness Month!  Warm up with our Sweet Potato Apple Soup!

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Sweet Potato Apple Soup

Servings:
1 Fruit
1 Starch
1 Nutrient

Ingredients:
½ medium Sweet Potato
1 small Apple
1 MWLC Chicken Bouillon Nutritional Supplement
1 tsp. Cinnamon
1 serving Brown Sugar Substitute
Juice from ½ Fresh Lemon
½ Tbs. Sage Leaves
Freshly Ground Black Pepper, to taste

Preparation:
Cube sweet potato and apple, place in slow cooker. Add chicken bouillon, cinnamon, sugar substitute, lemon juice and sage. Cook on low for 4-5 hours. Use a hand immersion blender and mix the ingredients in the slow cooker until creamy. Add pepper to taste right before serving.

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Vegetarian Chili

13 Oct

October is National Chili Month and Vegetarian Month!  Chili is the perfect way to ease into fall!

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Vegetarian Chili

Servings:
1 Protein
1 Vegetable
1 Starch
1 Nutrient
1 Supplement

**Freedom Vegetarian Meal Plans ONLY**

Ingredients:
Unflavored Cooking Spray
1 portion of Mozzarella Cheese
1/2 medium Onion (diced)
1 clove of Garlic (minced)
1 MWLC Tomato Soup Nutritional Supplement
1 MWLC Vegetarian Sloppy Joe Nutritional Supplement
1/4 cup cooked Kidney Beans
2 tsp. Ancho Powder
1/2 tsp. Salt-Free Extra Spicy Seasoning Blend

Preparation:
Spray bottom of small skillet with unflavored cooking spray. Cook onions over medium heat for 5 minutes, stir in the minced garlic and cook for additional 10 seconds mixing onions and garlic together. Set skillet aside. In a medium sauce pot mix together the MWLC Tomato Soup packet and MWLC Vegetarian Sloppy Joe packet add 12oz of water, stir together until well blended over medium heat. Stir in the ancho powder, spicy seasoning blend, beans, onion and garlic and bring to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer for 10-15 mins. Pour into a bowl and top with the mozzarella cheese.

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Crockpot Shredded Chicken Chili

8 Oct

October is National Chili Month!  How spicy 🌶 do you like your Chili?

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Crockpot Shredded Chicken Chili

Servings:
1 Protein
2 Vegetables
1 Starch
2 Supplements
Suitable for Fast Track patients

Ingredients:
1 portion Boneless Skinless Chicken Breast
1/4 Tbsp. Garlic Powder
1/4 medium Jalapeno, diced
1/4 medium Onion, diced
5 Cherry Tomatoes, cut in half
1/4 cup Corn
1 MWLC Creamy Chicken Soup Nutritional Supplement
1 MWLC Tomato Soup Nutritional Supplement
1 tsp. Chili Powder
1 tsp. Cumin
3/4 cup Water
Black Pepper, to taste

Preparation:
Place chicken breast and 1/4 cup of water in a crockpot for 2-4 hours. Once the meat is no longer pink, remove from fluid and shred with two forks. Add the shredded chicken, tomatoes, chili powder, cumin, garlic powder, jalapeno, corn, MWLC Creamy Chicken and MWLC Tomato Soup and 1/2 cup of water to the crockpot, cook for 1 hour. Add pepper to taste.

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Betty’s Chicken Lemon Rice Soup

4 Feb

Updated: 8/22/18

National Homemade Soup Day is here!  Have you tried MWLC patient Betty’s Chicken Lemon Rice Soup?  Yum!

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Servings:
1 Protein
2 Vegetables
1 Starch
Suitable for Fast Track Patients

Ingredients:
1 serving Chicken, cut into bite size pieces
1/2 medium Onion, cut into pieces
1/2 cup Zucchini, cut into pieces
1/2 cup Broccoli, bite size pieces
(You can add or delete whatever veggies you would like)
1 MWLC Fiber Fulfill Chicken Bouillon
Mrs. Dash’s Chicken Spice, to taste
Mrs. Dash’s Lemon Pepper Spice, to taste
(Add any other spices you wish)
1 cup Water
Juice of 2 fresh lemons
1/4 cup Wild Rice, cooked

Preparation:
Place chicken in a casserole dish, layer veggies on top. Sprinkle with bouillon, and any other spices. Add water, and fresh lemon juice. Cook in 350* oven 45-60 mins. Place rice in large bowl, spoon soup out of casserole dish on top. Enjoy!

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Cauliflower Soup with Scallops

24 Jan

January is National Soup Month!  Warm your heart and soul with this Cauliflower Soup with Scallops recipe!

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Servings:
1 Protein
1 Vegetable
1 Nutritional Supplement

Ingredients:
1 serving Scallops, cleaned
½ cup Cauliflower
¼ medium Onion, sliced
2 Garlic Cloves, crushed
1 MWLC Chicken Bouillon Nutritional Supplement
1 tsp. Yellow Curry Paste
½ Tbs. Extra Light Olive Oil
Freshly Ground Black Pepper, to taste

Preparation:
In a saucepan on medium heat, pour olive oil into the pan. When hot, add cauliflower, onion, garlic, and curry paste. Cook for 10 minutes until onions are soft. Add chicken bouillon, bring to a boil, then reduce to a simmer. Simmer for 20 to 30 minutes until cauliflower is soft. Remove from heat. Allow to cool for 5 minutes and blend with an immersion blender while in the saucepan. Add fresh ground black pepper to taste. To serve, add scallops to soup and heat for 2 to 3 minutes to heat through the scallops.

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California Turkey Soup

12 Jan

National Soup Month is here!  This healthy soup recipe is sure to be warm and satisfying! California Turkey Soup

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Servings:
1 Protein
3 Vegetables
1 Nutritional Supplement

Ingredients:
1 serving Extra Lean Ground Turkey
1/4 tsp. of Onion Powder
1/4 tsp. minced Garlic
1 cup raw, chopped Broccoli
1 cup raw, chopped Cauliflower
1/2 cup raw, diced Carrots
1/4 tsp. dried Oregano
1/4 tsp. dried Basil
1/4 tsp. Pepper
1 MWLC Chicken Bouillon Soup

Preparation:
In a large pan, cook serving of extra lean ground turkey. Steam carrots, cauliflower, and broccoli for about 5 minutes in the microwave. Add all other ingredients to the extra lean ground turkey. Then combine your turkey mixture into the glass bowl with vegetables and stir. Follow directions on your chicken bouillon packet, once it is cooked add soup to meat and vegetables in the glass bowl. Lastly, add a couple ounces of extra water if necessary.

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Slow Cooker Chicken, Kale, Sweet Potato Stew

11 Jan

January is National Slow Cooking Month!  Dust off your slow cooker and try this delicious Chicken, Kale and Sweet Potato Stew!

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Servings:
1 Protein
1 Vegetable
1 Starch
Suitable for Fast Track Patients

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 potatoes are 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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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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