Category Archives: Healthy Recipes

Spicy Garbanzo Beans & Nuts

By Debbie Jeffery, RDN Below is a recipe that features 2 of the brain healthy foods on the MIND diet. The MIND diet has been shown to reduce the risk of Alzheimer’s disease. Ingredients: 2 15-1/2 ounce cans garbanzo beans … Continue reading

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Beans & Greens Burritos; A Cancer-Fighting Meal for Saint Patrick’s Day!

This recipe from the American Institute for Cancer Research uses cancer-fighting collard greens as burrito shells making a tasty and healthy “green” meal for St. Patrick’s Day! Beans and Greens Burritos Makes 4 servings 4 large collard green leaves, rinsed 1/2 … Continue reading

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Mini Vegetable Quiche

This is a quick and easy recipe to help you incorporate more vegetables into your diet, starting at breakfast when this may be a challenge.  Eating this mini quiche – hot or cold – on a whole grain sandwich thin … Continue reading

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Strawberries-A Heart Healthy Treat!

By Debbie Jeffery, RD Not only are strawberries an excellent way to satisfy the sweet tooth, they are also extremely nutrient dense.  One cup of strawberries contains more vitamin C than an orange, has 20% of your daily folic acid … Continue reading

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Quinoa and Roasted Pepper Chili

Contributed by Stephanie Devine, MS, RDN Roasted bell pepper gives this meatless dish a delightful boost.   It’s packed full of fiber and flavor with the Spanish smoked paprika, quinoa and pinto beans. Serves 4 2 red bell peppers 2 poblano … Continue reading

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White Bean & Artichoke Salad

If you are trying to add more beans into your diet, try this recipe as it uses white beans, which are protein-rich and full of vitamins and minerals. They are also an excellent source of dietary fiber. 3 cups white beans, … Continue reading

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Winter Salad Recipe

The ingredients for this recipe are all readily found during the winter months.  Plus the fruit, nuts and olive oil in the salad make it compliant with the Mediterranean diet.  The olive oil and nuts contribute heart healthy fats and … Continue reading

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Turkey & Greens Wrap

Use your Thanksgiving leftovers in a healthy way with this recipe! Serves 2 Ingredients: ½ avocado, mashed 2 tsp. dijon mustard 2 (8 inch) whole wheat tortillas 2 cups spinach leaves (rinsed & dried) 4 slices of turkey breast (about … Continue reading

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Fennel, Beet and Orange Salad with Cumin Vinaigrette

With beets now showing up more frequently on the stand at your local farmer’s market and with citrus fruits becoming more available at your local grocery store, this Fennel, Beet, and Orange Salad with a cumin vinaigrette will be the … Continue reading

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Edamame & Carrot Salad – A Flavorful, Healthy Picnic Side Dish

This vegetarian, gluten free recipe is tasty, easy to prepare and packed full of nutrients. Edamame, boiled green soybeans, are high in fiber, protein, vitamins and minerals. A half-cup serving provides about 10% of the Daily Value for 2 key … Continue reading

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