Healthy Outlook – OCTOBER – Guacamole

TASTY RECIPE! Guacamole INGREDIENTS: Avocados Spices to taste (I use cumin, cayenne, garlic   powder, and onion powder) Cilantro (optional) Lime juice (a must) Roma tomatoes (seeded)     Guacamole is incredibly simple and can be adjusted to your taste. Peel and remove the pit of as many avocados as you would like to use. I add spices and taste often. I ALWAYS squeeze fresh lime juice and adjust that to taste as well. I like cilantro so... Read More

Healthy Outlook – SEPTEMBER – Blueberry, Banana & Peanut Butter Oatmeal

INGREDIENTS: 1/4 C Oats cooked 1/2 medium Banana sliced 1 Tablespoon Peanut Butter 1/4 C Blueberries   Stir into cooked oatmeal; banana and peanut butter. Gently fold in blueberries. Serve immediately. *Blueberries, Cranberries, Red Grapes, Dark Chocolate, and Peanuts all contain small amounts of Resveratrol   Serving size:  1/4 Cup 265 calories 9.9 g fat 5.8 g fiber 8.5 g sugar 8.6 g protein  Read More

Healthy Outlook – AUG 2017 – Good Green Tea Smoothie

                  GOOD GREEN TEA SMOOTHIE Ingredients: 3 cups white grapes 2 packed cups baby spinach 1 ½ cups strong brewed green tea cooled * 1 medium ripe avocado 2 teaspoons honey   Combine grapes, spinach, green tea, avocado, and honey in a blender; blend until smooth. Serve immediately. *to brew strong green tea, use twice the amount of tea steep for 3 minutes (longer will give a bitter taste).   Serving... Read More

Healthy Outlook – JULY 2017 Watermelon

OK it’s not a recipe this month. But one of my favorite summer foods is watermelon, so I thought I would give you some nutritional facts about that! Serving size 3.5 ounces raw 30 calories 0 g fat 8 g carbohydrates 0 mg cholesterol 1 mg sodium 6 g sugar 1 g protein 11% RDA vitamin A 13% RDA vitamin C 1% RDA Calcium 1% RDA Iron    Read More

Healthy Out Look – June 2017 Wild Rice with Shiitake & Roasted Almonds

Wild Rice with Shiitake and Toasted Almonds 2 ¼ Cups reduced-sodium chicken broth or vegetable broth 2 Cups Sliced shiitake mushroom caps 1 Cup wild rice 6 Tablespoons sliced almonds Salt and fresh ground Pepper to taste 1 teaspoon butter 1 bunch of scallions thinly sliced freshly ground pepper Bring broth to a boil in a medium saucepan over high heat. Stir in mushrooms and wild rice. Return to a boil. Reduce heat to very low, cover, and simmer... Read More

Healthy Outlook MAY 2017 Roasted Broccoli

  Roasted Broccoli Ingredients 1 ¼ lbs fresh Broccoli Florets (about 8 cups) 3 ½ Tbsp Olive Oil 4 cloves Garlic, minced ¼ tsp crushed Red Pepper Flakes Salt and fresh ground Pepper to taste grated Parmesan cheese (optional) Preheat oven 450°. Combine broccoli and 3 tablespoons olive oil in a resealable plastic baggie and toss to coat. Transfer broccoli to a baking sheet and roast for 15 minutes. Remove from oven and set aside. Combine remaining... Read More

Healthy Outlook APR 2017 Mediterranean Zucchini Sticks

  Ingredients 3 zucchini, medium 1 cup red bell pepper, minced ½ cup tomatoes, minced ½ cup Kalamata olives, pitted and minced ¼ cup garlic minced 4 Tbsp. oregano, dried 1 tsp black pepper ¼ cup feta cheese crumbles ¼ cup parsley, finely chopped Preheat oven 350 degrees F. Cut zucchini in half lengthwise and scoop out the middle with a spoon or melon baller.  Discard flesh (or reserve for another purpose). Set Aside. In a medium bowl,... Read More

Healthy Outlook MAR 2017 Lemon Limade Margarita + Probiotics

Ingredients 3 oz Tequila 1 oz Cointreau 4 oz GoodBelly Lemon Limeade Probiotic Drink ice Fresh cut limes   In a larger mason jar (or bar shaker) add the tequila, Cointreau and GoodBelly Lemon Limeade. Add a few ice cubes to the jar. Place the lid on and mix vigorously for about 30 seconds.  Add a few ice cubes to your glasses and pour in the Margarita.  Add a fresh lime wedge and serve with a smile! Serving size: 8 oz 60 calories 0 g fat 15... Read More

Healthy Outlook FEB 2017 Shrimp with Mango & Basil

Shrimp with Mango & Basil (although you don’t get enough curcumin from the amount in this recipe I thought it would be fun to share) Ingredients 1 pound raw shrimp (21-25 count) peeled and deveined, tails on ¼ teaspoon salt ¼ to ½ teaspoon cayenne pepper ¼ teaspoon ground turmeric 1 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil 1 large ripe, firm mango, peeled and cut into ½ inch cubes 1 bunch of scallions, green tops only, thinly sliced ¼ cup firmly... Read More

Healthy Outlook FEB 2017 Beef & Green Pepper Stir Fry

Beef and Green Pepper Stir Fry  Ingredients 1 tablespoon canola oil 12 oz. flank or flat iron steak, cut diagonally across the grain into thin slices (you can substitute chicken or tofu) 2 green bell peppers cut into thin strips 3 tablespoons low sodium soy sauce (tamari or Braggs Amino) 1 ½ tablespoons rice wine vinegar 1 tablespoon minced peeled fresh ginger 2 teaspoons chili garlic sauce 4 green onions cut into 2 inch pieces 2 teaspoons toasted... Read More