Beans are very popular as part of a vegetarian meal plan but this recipe for chickpea buffalo wraps will satisfy any meat lover as well. Flavorful and high in Vitamin A, fiber and folic acid, it makes for a healthy lunch or dinner option.
Once of the best ways to get healthy foods into our family’s diet is adding them to popular dishes. This recipe adds peas to a lower fat macaroni and cheese, helping to boost its nutritional value and adding fiber.
Have you heard of Cowboy Caviar? This particular recipe is power packed with nutrients and fiber, and it makes a great dip as well as a nutritious side dish. Use low sodium canned beans to help reduce sodium content. It tastes even better the second day!
Who knew that pricey glazed salmon dish you order in restaurants was so easy to make at home? With just a handful of ingredients, this delicious salmon is ready in minutes. Prepare with low sodium soy sauce and use olive oil to decrease the saturated fat content. Serve with brown rice and a green vegetable for a healthy and well-balanced meal. Read More
Eating more fish and seafood fits into a healthy meal plan, and you can spice it up with these shrimp tacos! These easy-to-make tacos rival any shrimp tacos from the best restaurants at a fraction of the cost. The mango adds great flavor in addition to Vitamin A, Vitamin C and antioxidants. Along with the black beans, mangoes are also a great source of fiber.
Who doesn’t love a good fish fry? Unfortunately, the grease and fat takes away from the health benefits of eating fish. This breaded fish recipe is a great substitution for deep fried fish and will leave you satisfied without all the extra fat and calories! It can be cooked under the broiler, or you can coat the baking sheet with 2 tablespoons of olive oil and bake at 400 degrees until done. This recipe works well with any flaky fish. You can also add a splash of cayenne powder or Old Bay for a little kick!
When making stew we typically don’t think of using fish as the protein, but this Spanish-style fish dish served over brown rice is worth a try. Don’t be intimidated by the number of ingredients—most of them you probably already have in your kitchen, and the fresh herbs and spices are all in the produce department at your local grocery store. It is a delicious, easy, one-pot fish meal!
These frozen yogurt pops are great for breakfast or a healthy treat for the kids when they get home from school. They are refreshing and loaded with calcium and Vitamin D, and you can switch up the fruit depending upon the season!
Who doesn’t like pizza for lunch? This easy snack idea is ready in minutes. Leftovers make a great lunch option too. Let you children individualize their pita pizza by adding their own toppings. Increase the fiber content by choosing whole wheat pita.
The best mac and cheese does not come out of a box or the microwave. With a little extra time, you can make this muffin cup mac and cheese recipe that serve as a great side dish or a pre-portioned snack!