Yogurt Choices

By Gracie Barresi, RDN/LDN You may have heard that yogurt is a great snack or breakfast – and that is absolutely correct! It can be high in protein, calcium, vitamin D and pro-biotics. However it is important to choose the right type of yogurt. Follow these tips: Choose Greek yogurt or a high protein yogurt like Siggi’s Choose a yogurt with 10g of sugar or … Continue reading Yogurt Choices

Blackened Fish Tacos

By Gracie Barresi, RDN/LDN These blackened fish tacos are a perfect to satisfy any taco cravings. Compared to a traditional beef taco, these fish tacos are lower in calories, fat and cholesterol. The tacos are made with tilapia, guacamole and Coleslaw. Ingredients for 4 servings (2 tacos per serving): 16 oz tilapia fillets (I used defrosted frozen fish) 1.5 tsp Paprika 1.5 tsp brown sugar 1 … Continue reading Blackened Fish Tacos


By Gracie Barresi, RDN/LDN This coleslaw is creamy and delicious. It is made with high protein Greek yogurt, which allows a creamy consistency. Coleslaw pairs great with grilled foods. I had grilled chicken, grilled veggies and coleslaw for dinner last night. INGREDIENTS for 4 servings: 1/2 green cabbage, finely diced 3 carrot sticks, finely diced 1/3 cup Siggi’s non-fat plain yogurt (or plain non fat Greek … Continue reading Coleslaw

Honey Garlic Shrimp

By Gracie Barresi, RDN/LDN This Asian inspired dish combines shrimp, purple onion, broccoli and carrots. It is then served over a bed of brown rice and covered in a honey garlic sauce. It is a great dinner and makes for great leftovers. INGREDIENTS for 4 servings: 1 head of broccoli, cut into pieces 1.5 cups carrots, diced 1/2 cup purple onion, peeled and cut into … Continue reading Honey Garlic Shrimp

Salmon, Asparagus and Toasted Bread

By Gracie Barresi, RDN/LDN This is another sheet pan recipe that is so simple to make. It has a balance of lean protein, veggies and carbohydrate. INGREDIENTS for 4 servings: 16 oz salmon 1/4 cup low sodium soy sauce 1 TBS honey 3 garlic cloves, peeled and crushed 1 lemon 1 bag of asparagus or two bushels, trimmed (cut off the tough stems) 4 TBS olive … Continue reading Salmon, Asparagus and Toasted Bread

Another No-Cook lunch

By Gracie Barresi, RDN/LDN Once again I did not plan out my lunch for today and had to rummage through my pantry to find a meal. I came up with a light tuna salad on crackers, baby carrots pineapple and grapes. This meal was easy, delicious and healthy! INGREDIENTS: 1/2 grapes 1/2 cup pineapple, sliced 1 cup baby carrots StarKist Charlie’s Snack Kit – light … Continue reading Another No-Cook lunch