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.
On this week’s Carroll Hospital Health Chat, community nutrition educator Barb Walsh, R.D., discusses Carroll’s Cooking for Wellness℠ classes during a radio interview on WTTR.
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A great way to expand our meal options is to try recipes from other cultures. It’s also a great way to introduce new spices and decrease reliance on salt for flavor. Try this super simple Indian favorite that only requires five ingredients!
This Greek-inspired salad features shrimp as the lean protein. Grilling the shrimp is quick and easy and can be done on a stove top grill during colder months; the shrimp even can be cooked ahead of time. It’s light and refreshing, and it’s a great option for a meal salad when you want a change from the traditional dressing-laden Caesar salad.
This recipe is so simple and so good! Say goodbye to dry, boring pork chops. These pork chops are moist and full of flavor, and it’s a great recipe for those leftover apples from the fall harvest! It’s a quick skillet dish that pairs well with any green vegetable and low fat mashed potatoes or mashed cauliflower.
Summer fruits taste sweet but their high water content makes for a surprisingly low carbohydrate content, especially once you consider how much fiber they provide. This recipe is listed as a dessert but could also be served as a side or a topping for a summer salad.