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Bored with your bowl of oatmeal? Tired of your toast and jam? Ready to step outside the (cereal) box for breakfast? Switch it up with these creative combos that are easy-to-make and will keep you shining all morning long!
Spread rye toast with mashed avocado – sprinkle with dill – then top with diced tomatoes and red onion.
Bonus Hack: Look for packaged, already mashed avocado in the produce aisle!
For breakfast to go, spoon vanilla Greek yogurt into a small jar – then layer cooked barley, quinoa or farro with mashed raspberries or blackberries – dollop with jalapeno jam.
Bonus Hack: Use leftover cooked grains from last night’s dinner!
Fill hardboiled egg whites with red pepper hummus – sprinkle with thyme, sesame seeds and cumin – add a slice of cumber.
Bonus Hack: Combine thyme, sesame seeds and cumin in quantity; store in a recycled spice bottle with shaker lid – perfect go-to for topping grilled corn, fish, chicken or tomato soup!
Microwave a sweet potato – top with pineapple tidbits – finish with slivered almonds and a sprinkle of cinnamon or coconut.
Bonus Hack: Use a single-serve pineapple cup for a quick pack-and-go meal!
Layer scrambled eggs, corn and chopped green onions onto corn tortillas - drizzle with green salsa and a bit of goat cheese – fold taco-style, ole!
Bonus Hack: Grill an extra ear of corn tonight – it will be ready for tomorrow’s breakfast!
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Easy to pack up and go, these hearty, healthy mini meatloaves are perfect for dinner parties or satisfying the whole family.
Tap into the power of green with this nutrient-dense dish full of plant based protein, quality fats to support hormones, and lots of antioxidants and fiber to promote health and longevity.
Making changes for a healthier you? Take the first step with this hearty meal.
Layer your favorite grains, vegetables and greens in a bowl for a heart-healthy and hearty breakfast!
Creating a healthy salad that you want to eat takes a bit more planning than just throwing everything together and hoping for the best. Here are 5 steps to building a satisfying salad.
Root veggies provide needed carbs and starch, making them a great replacement to grains.
This recipe is packed with nutrients lowering cholesterol, fighting infections, and boosting the immune system. Consider this soup recipe over the classic chicken noodle when fighting an illness.
A modern twist on the traditional meatball. Lean ground turkey reduces the fat and sodium to be more heart healthy.
Soup is an excellent prep ahead meal to have on hand. Blended soups like this one are an excellent way to increase vegetable consumption.
Pumpkin is too good for you (and too tasty, as well!) to limit to holiday pies. Try it combined with fruit and spice for a tasty breakfast-to-go.
Try this hearty Sweet Potato Risotto for a vegetarian holiday treat.
With crisp Granny Smith apples and whole grain quinoa, this salad features a wealth of textures and flavors that will liven up your fall table.
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Olive oil contributes heart healthy monounsaturated fatty acid and the white whole wheat flour and cornmeal are whole grain flours, contributing extra fiber to the recipe.
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With quinoa and pumpkin seeds, this granola packs a protein punch along with several important micronutrients.
Fall holidays are known for their festive meals and celebrations. So how do you enjoy the foods of the season and still keep your blood sugar in check?
Look to our dietitians to provide the one-on-one nutrition coaching you need in a non-judgmental, comfortable environment.
Don't feel guilty about indulging in this casserole, with only 27 grams of carbohydrates, you have room for another carbohydrate choice. Add a little kick by trying 1/4 tsp cayenne pepper in your recipe.
Don't miss a beet! Take advantage of this antioxidant-packed recipe.
Chia seeds are a powerhouse of nutrients filled with protein and fiber. This recipe makes a nutrient dense, guilt free snack for any occasion.
Cauliflower takes the place of rice to help increase your vegetable intake and cut starches. Enjoy this delicious, one-dish meal.
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Research tells us that legumes—beans, peas, and lentils—not only help fight heart disease by improving blood cholesterol levels, but also help lower blood pressure, improve blood sugar control, and may even promote a healthier brain.
Perfect for the human-on-the-go, this recipe takes just minutes to prepare and is a sure way to set you up for success. With protein, fiber and fat, this easy recipe provides the nutrients you need to energize your morning.
Fermented foods are an excellent source of probiotics that support gut health. Carrots are an easy first vegetable to try fermenting at home and are appealing to kids.
Kids love to spiralize things, and this is a fun way to get them involved in cooking. At the dinner table you can even have a contest to see who can find the longest zoodle. It also comes together in a short time for a quick meal. You can switch out the shrimp for chicken or even edamame for a plant-based version.
Prepare a delicious, nutritious lunch in advance that is easy-to-pack and can hold in the refrigerator for 2-3 days.
Try this delicious plant-based version of a familiar favorite. Like most chilis it tastes better the second or third day after the flavors have had a chance to blend.
Despite public focus on the rising obesity problem in the United States, malnourishment remains a common but little-known concern for many hospitalized patients. Malnutrition can lead to negative outcomes such as higher infection rates, poor wound healing, and up to three times longer lengths of stay.
With high fiber, unique antioxidant mix and vitamins C and A, "husk tomatoes" bring the flavor of Mexico to your table with this spicy Salsa Verde.
Packed with protein and fiber, these easy snacks give you the energy boost you need to finish the day strong.
Summer is the perfect time for fresh watermelon and tomatoes. What better way is there to enjoy these delicacies than to combine them in a salad?
Being prepared for healthy home cooking is the key to your success. Stock up on healthy shelf-stable items for your pantry, plan out your grocery list and enjoy heart-healthy and flavorful meals.
With nutritious ingredients like whole-wheat flour, flax seeds and non-fat Greek yogurt, these muffins are as good for you as they taste.
Enjoy this frozen treat that requires no special equipment like molds or an ice cream maker. Cherries are high in antioxidants and the kombucha adds a punch of probiotics for gut health.
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With tofu croutons and chopped peanuts, this Asian-inspired chopped salad packs a nutritional punch with 16 g of protein and only 257 calories.
This timeless dessert recipe doesn't have to only be for special occasions. Treat yourself without feeling the guilt of a full slice.
With Omega-3 fatty acids from the fish and whole grains from the Quinoa, this recipe is a heart-healthy superstar.
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Roasting radishes caramelizes their natural sugars for a mellow sweetness reminiscent of a potato and turnip combined. Delicious and beautiful combined with baby carrots – a great way to welcome spring!
Tasted, tested and analyzed by dietitians at Missouri Baptist Medical Center
Celebrate the summer with these refreshing stuffed strawberries. Perfect for a July Fourth celebration.
Whip up this delicious and nutritious treat on a warm afternoon. It's so good they won't even know it's not ice cream.
These decadent truffles are made with a just a handful of ingredients, including dark chocolate, vanilla and … creamy avocado! Avocados are rich in healthy plant-based fats and replace the traditional butter in this recipe.
Jackfruit is a versatile fruit that, because of its meaty, stringy texture, can be used as a meat substitution. We pair it with arepas to create a Latin twist on the traditional pulled pork sandwich.
Like many people, Ginger had let her health slip in priority over the years. But high blood pressure and an irregular heartbeat gave her the motivation to start the journey back to good health.