Special K Cereal with Berries

By Gracie Barresi, RDN/LDN This breakfast is well balanced with protein, fiber and complex carbohydrate. It is sure to power you through your morning. INGREDIENTS: 1 cup Special K Nourish Apple, Raspberry & Almond 1/2 cup mixed berries 1/2 cup skim milk NUTRITION: 275 calories, 57g carbohydrate, 6g protein, 2.5g fat, 6.5g fiber *Nutrients may vary depending on brands selected. Advertisements Continue reading Special K Cereal with Berries

Avocado Pesto Pasta

By Gracie Barresi, RDN/LDN This pasta dish is creamy and delicious! The creamy avocado, basil sauce is made in a food processor and blended until creamy. It is then stirred in with pasta, chicken, artichokes and sun dried tomatoes. INGREDIENTS for 4 servings: 12 oz chicken breast, diced 1 medium avocado, peeled and pit removed 3 TBS olive oil 2 garlic cloves, peeled 1 handful … Continue reading Avocado Pesto Pasta

Taco ‘Meat’ Quesadilla

By Gracie Barresi, RDN/LDN The taco ‘meat’ in this quesadilla is made from tofu. Tofu is made from soy beans and is high in protein. When seasoned correctly it really does taste like its meat counterpart. The benefit of tofu is it is low in calories, fat, cholesterol free and has fiber. Meat protein does not contain fiber. INGREDIENTS for 4 servings: 16 oz firm … Continue reading Taco ‘Meat’ Quesadilla

Buffalo Chicken Nuggets

By Gracie Barresi, RDN/LDN Making your own chicken nuggets allows you to control what is going in them. They taste even better than frozen chicken nuggets! I used whole grain bread crumbs to give them more fiber. I baked the nuggets vs fried them to reduce the fat. I also served my nuggets with Broccoli Tots. INGREDIENTS for 4 servings: 16 oz chicken breast, diced into … Continue reading Buffalo Chicken Nuggets