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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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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Bobbie’s Spinach Pie

10 Oct

Spinach Lover’s Month is here!  How do you like your Spinach?  Cooked?  Steamed?  Raw?  Try Bobbie’s Spinach Pie – perfect for brunch or a quick breakfast!

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Bobbie’s Spinach Pie

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

Ingredients:
1 Cream of Chicken Soup Supplement
2-3 Eggs
1 cup Spinach, frozen, thawed and drained
Dill Weed to taste

Preparation:
Blend eggs until smooth. Add cream of chicken supplement and blend thoroughly. Stir in spinach and dill weed. Spray a microwave safe dish with Pam and pour mixture into it. Microwave on high until puffy.

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Pineapple and Shrimp Lettuce Cups

5 Oct

Pineapple and Shrimp Lettuce Cups – a great appetizer idea or snack! Yum yum YUM!

Pineapple and Shrimp Lettuce Cups 🍍🍤🥬🌶

Servings:
1 Protein
1.5 Vegetables
1 Fruit
Suitable for Fast Track patients

Ingredients:
1 serving fresh peeled, deveined, cooked Shrimp
2/3 cup chopped fresh Pineapple
1/4 medium chopped Red Hot Pepper, de-seeded
1/4 medium chopped Cucumber
Fresh Cilantro
Ground Black Pepper
1 cup Lettuce, leaves separated

Preparation:
Coarsely chop shrimp. In a bowl stir together shrimp, pineapple, pepper, cucumber, and cilantro. Season to taste with black pepper. To serve, spoon shrimp mixture into lettuce leaves.

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Apple Pie Pancakes

26 Sep

National Pancake Day is here!  Start your day off right with Apple Pie Pancakes!

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Apple Pie Pancakes

Servings:
1 Fruit
1 Nutrient

Ingredients:
1 small Apple (peeled and thinly sliced)
I Can’t Believe It’s Not Butter Spray
1 packet Brown Sugar Splenda
1 packet Splenda or any sugar substitute
1/2 tsp. Lemon Zest (grated)
1/2 tsp. Cinnamon
1/2 tsp. Vanilla Extract
1 MWLC Pancake Nutritional Supplement

Preparation:
Spray bottom of a skillet with 5 sprays of I Can’t Believe It’s Not Butter spray, stir in the sliced apples stirring occasionally and cook for 5 minutes or until tender. Mix in brown sugar Splenda, lemon zest and cinnamon. Turn off heat leave skillet on burner. Mix MWLC Pancake Nutritional Supplement with 1.7 ounces of water stirring until batter consistency. Stir in packet of Splenda, vanilla and nutmeg.
Preheat oven to 400. Transfer apple mixture into an 8” nonstick round cake pan, pour the pancake batter over the apples. Do not stir. Bake for 15-20 minutes or until toothpick inserted in the middle comes out clean. Let cool for 5 minutes. Enjoy!

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Pumpkin Cheesecake Pudding

17 Sep

Pumpkin + Cheesecake + Pudding = Yes please!

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Pumpkin Cheesecake Pudding

Servings:
1 Fruit
1 Dairy
1 Nutrient
1 Supplement

Ingredients:
1 serving Plain Non-Fat Greek Yogurt
1 Cheesecake Pudding Nutritional Supplement
1 Pumpkin Pie Pudding Shake Nutritional Supplement (Product available seasonally only)
1/2 tsp. Cinnamon
1/2 tsp. Ginger
1 packet Splenda Brown Sugar
1 serving fresh Strawberries, sliced

Preparation:
Prepare the Cheesecake and Pumpkin Pie Supplements per the Pudding directions on the back of the packets. Combine the serving of yogurt and both of the pudding supplements in a blender until they are smooth. Next add the Splenda brown sugar, cinnamon, and ginger to the pudding combination and mix them all together. Top the Pumpkin Cheesecake Pudding with the sliced strawberries and enjoy. For a cold dessert treat, chill the Pumpkin Cheesecake Pudding in the refrigerator.

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Pumpkin Roll

16 Sep

Have you tried our Pumpkin Roll recipe yet?

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Pumpkin Roll

Servings:
1 Nutrient
1 Supplement
Suitable for Fast Track Patients

Ingredients:
1 MWLC Pumpkin Pie Nutritional Supplement (Product available seasonally only)
1 MWLC Pancake Nutritional Supplement
1 tsp. Cinnamon
1/2 tsp. Nutmeg
1 packet Splenda Brown Sugar

Preparation:
In a small mixing bowl, prepare the Pumpkin Pie Nutritional Supplement into a pudding, as per directions on the packet. Place the pudding to the side, or if you like cold pudding, refrigerate. Next, per the directions, make the batter of the Pancake Nutritional Supplement. Stir the cinnamon, nutmeg, and brown sugar into the pancake batter before cooking. In a medium skillet, on low heat, use the pancake batter to create one big pancake, spread the batter thinly into the skillet, like a tortilla shell. Flip the pancake once the top starts to form bubbles. Once the pancake is cooked on both sides, place it on a large plate, spread the Pumpkin Pie pudding over top of the entire pancake and roll the pancake up. Cut the rolled up pancake into sections, then serve.

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Pumpkin Bread

16 Sep

Have you tried our seasonal Pumpkin Pie Pudding Shake Nutritional Supplement yet?  So tasty, versatile and available for a limited time!

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Pumpkin Bread

Servings:
1 Nutrient
1 Supplement
Suitable for Fast Track Patients

Ingredients:
1 MWLC Pancake Nutritional Supplement
1 MWLC Pumpkin Pie Pudding Shake Nutritional Supplement (Product available seasonally only)
1 tsp. Cinnamon
1/2 tsp. Allspice
1/2 tsp. Nutmeg
Water

Preparation:
Mix all of the ingredients and 5 oz. water together in a bowl. Spray a microwave safe dish with unflavored cooking spray and spread the mixture on the bottom. Microwave the mixture until cooked. Cut into slices.

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