Strawberry Smoothie Paired with Nuts

By Gracie Barresi, RDN/LDN This breakfast on the go offers your body the nutrients it needs to start your day off right! It is loaded with protein, fiber, and healthy fats. It also can be made in 10 minutes or less. INGREDIENTS for 1 serving: 1 1/4 cup frozen strawberries (I purchased mine fresh when they were on sale and froze them) 1/3 cup plain … Continue reading Strawberry Smoothie Paired with Nuts

Instant Pot Shrimp Risotto

By Gracie Barresi, RDN/LDN This was my first time using the Instant Pot and I would say it was pretty successful! If you all have any tips on using this please share 🙂 I made a shrimp risotto packed with onions, broccoli and mushrooms. INGREDIENTS for 4 servings: 1/2 medium onion, peeled and chopped 1 broccoli crown, chopped 1 TBS butter 2 cloves garlic, peeled … Continue reading Instant Pot Shrimp Risotto

Italian Chicken

By Gracie Barresi, RDN/LDN This Italian inspired recipe tastes straight out of a homemade Italian restaurant. It is flour crusted chicken thighs covered in bell pepper, diced tomato, potato and onion sauce topped with fresh shredded Parmesan cheese. INGREDIENTS for 4 servings: 3 TBS olive oil 16 oz skinless chicken thighs (I used boneless can use either) 1/2 cup all purpose flour 1 bell pepper, … Continue reading Italian Chicken

Roasted Chickpeas

By Gracie Barresi, RDN/LDN This snack is loaded with protein and fiber making it a food that will actually keep you full. You can season your chickpeas anyway you like (spicy, sweet, savory), the combinations are endless! I seasoned mine with garlic. INGREDIENTS for 3 servings: 1 can of chickpeas (aka Garbanzo beans) – about 15 oz 3 garlic cloves, peeled and minced 1/2 tsp … Continue reading Roasted Chickpeas

How to Help a Picky Eater

By Gracie Barresi, RDN/LDN Picky eaters can make meal times frustrating and stressful. It is important to keep calm and continuously encourage new foods. Children learn by example so if they see parents, siblings, friends and family enjoying a variety of healthful foods they are more likely to enjoy that food too. Check out this article by pediatric dietitian Jill Castle for details and examples … Continue reading How to Help a Picky Eater

Lemon Pepper Salmon, Rice and Roasted Cauliflower

By Gracie Barresi, RDN/LDN This recipe combines the rich omega fatty acids found in salmon with high fiber and protein found in brown rice and high levels of vitamin C, vitamin B6 and magnesium found in cauliflower. INGREDIENTS for 4 servings: 2 2/3 cup cooked brown rice 1 head of cauliflower 1.5 tsp garlic powder 1.5 tsp paprika 2 garlic cloves, peeled and minced 16 … Continue reading Lemon Pepper Salmon, Rice and Roasted Cauliflower