Veggie Pesto Sandwich

By Gracie Barresi, RDN/LDN This veggie pesto sandwich is vegetarian friendly and great to pack for lunch or enjoy for a quick dinner. You can use any veggies you like but I used onions, tomatoes, peppers and yellow squash. These veggies are squished between a layer of mozzarella cheese, pesto and fresh bread. I enjoyed mine with a side of red grapes. INGREDIENTS for 1 … Continue reading Veggie Pesto Sandwich

Mediterranean Stuffed Pita

By Gracie Barresi, RDN/LDN This whole grain pita pocket is stuffed with chicken, lettuce, pickles, olives and chickpeas and then coated in a Greek vinaigrette. It can be enjoyed as a finger food or with a fork and knife! To make this vegetarian just omit the chicken and increase the chickpea portion. INGREDIENTS for 4 servings: 12 oz skinless chicken breast, cut in half (relatively … Continue reading Mediterranean Stuffed Pita

Teriyaki Salmon, Broccoli and Bread

By Gracie Barresi, RDN/LDN This broccoli and salmon is coated with a sweet and savory homemade teriyaki sauce it is served with a piece of whole grain bread can be used to soak up the excess teriyaki sauce. INGREDIENTS for 4 servings: 1/4 cup low sodium soy sauce 1 TBS honey 2 garlic cloves 1 tsp ground ginger powder (can use fresh ginger if have … Continue reading Teriyaki Salmon, Broccoli and Bread

Chicken Marsala with Banza Pasta

By Gracie Barresi, RDN/LDN This is a light version of a traditional chicken marsala, it is served over a bed of Banza pasta. Banza pasta is a chickpea based pasta that is gluten free. The chickpea base makes this pasta high in fiber, protein and lower in carbohydrates in compassion to traditional pasta. INGREDIENTS for 4 servings: 1 box of Banza rotini pasta 3 TBS … Continue reading Chicken Marsala with Banza Pasta

Banana and Peanut Butter

By Gracie Barresi, RDN/LDN This simple breakfast combo may seem obvious but it truly is delicious and often forgotten. This breakfast can be brought anywhere and takes 1 minute to prepare. It offers your body carbohydrates, protein and fiber – making it a great breakfast option. If you are allergic to peanut butter try almond butter or SunButter (made from sunflower seeds). INGREDIENTS: 1 medium/large … Continue reading Banana and Peanut Butter