Kashi Frozen Waffles

By Gracie Barresi, RDN/LDN I have finally found a frozen waffle that has protein, fiber and wholesome ingredients. The serving size for these waffle are two. Those two waffles contain 180 calories, 27g carbohydrate, 3g fiber and 3g protein. These waffles are also vegan friendly. Top these waffles with a nut butter (peanut butter, almond butter, sun butter etc.) or fresh berries or Greek yogurt … Continue reading Kashi Frozen Waffles

Tomato Salad

By Gracie Barresi, RDN/LDN This tomato salad is fresh, savory and fragrant. These ripe little tomatoes are tossed with basil (picked right from my garden), shredded mozzarella cheese, red onion, olive oil and salt/pepper. I enjoyed mine with grilled chicken, purple onion and corn. INGREDIENTS for 4 servings: 3 cups ripe cherry tomatoes, cut in slices 3 TBS red onion, peeled and diced 1 handful … Continue reading Tomato Salad

Asian Style Ground Turkey, Broccoli and Rice

By Gracie Barresi, RDN/LDN This dish was inspired by Asian cuisine. It features ground turkey seasoned with a mix of Asian flavors, steamed broccoli and brown rice. This ground turkey has a hidden ingredient – mushroom! I promise even the non-mushroom lovers won’t realize it is in there. INGREDIENTS for 4 servings: 3 cups cooked brown rice (about 1.5 cups raw) 1 large head of … Continue reading Asian Style Ground Turkey, Broccoli and Rice

Fiber One Honey Cluster Cereal

By Gracie Barresi, RDN/LDN The most recent cereal we have in our house is the Fiber One Honey Cluster cereal. This cereal has 4g of protein, 10g of fiber and 9g of sugar – making it an acceptable breakfast option. As a reminder, we are always looking for protein/fiber to be at least 4g each. Adequate protein and fiber content be sure that we will … Continue reading Fiber One Honey Cluster Cereal

Grilled Shrimp and Pineapple with Garlic Bread and Kale

By Gracie Barresi, RDN/LDN This shrimp marinades is one of my personal favorites. The shrimp are savory and pairs perfectly with the sweetness from the pineapple. Shrimp are high in protein and low in fat/calories. Pineapple is a great source of vitamin C, which can help boost your immune system. INGREDIENTS for 4 servings: Shrimp: 1 pound of raw shrimp, peeled and deveined 2 TBS … Continue reading Grilled Shrimp and Pineapple with Garlic Bread and Kale

BBQ Pulled ‘Chicken’ Sandwich

By Gracie Barresi, RDN/LDN This pulled ‘chicken’ sandwich has one sneaky secret – it isn’t actually chicken it is jackfruit! This sandwich was made with canned jack fruit in place of chicken. The jackfruit makes this meal rich in fiber, low in calories/fat and cholesterol free. There are so many benefits of eating plant based. (Check out the¬†June Newsletter¬†for all the benefits). This meal is … Continue reading BBQ Pulled ‘Chicken’ Sandwich