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The Healthy Family Meals Newsletter, Issue #133 Nutrition Entertainment Gets Kid's Attention
June 14, 2010


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Kindy's Musings....

Food of the Week . . . Lutein

Does hard-boiling, scrambling, poaching, or frying eggs reduce or destroy their lutein content?

Lutein is a carotenoid that is definitely susceptible to heat and oxygen like all carotenoids. Some manufacturers have added lutein to processed foods with good results. Lutein added to ready-to-eat cereals, for example, has been exposed to 350F (177C) heat for 15 minutes and then 200F (93C) heat for 90 minutes and remained essentially stable. It's also been added to the fruit filling of cereal bars with good results under similar conditions. Lutein in aged cheeses has also been show to be fairly stable.

Lutein-enriched eggs are currently available in the marketplace and offer up to 2 milligrams of lutein per 60 grams (about 1 jumbo egg).

Source: WHFoods



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TANGY HONEY MUSTARD WINGS

Note: This recipe was contributed by Jessica from Virginia who entered it in the recipe contest on www.healthy-kid-recipes.com! Thanks Jessica!

Ingredients:

5 Tbsp spicy brown mustard

1 Tbsp honey

Dash black pepper

1 tsp lemon juice

2 tsp minced garlic

16 chicken wings, skin removed

1) Preheat oven to 400 degrees and line a large jelly roll pan or casserole dish with foil. Place rack in pan. Spray with nonstick cooking spray.

2) Mix mustard, honey, pepper, lemon juice, and garlic in a bowl. Add chicken. Stir lightly to coat.

3) Place chicken wings on the racks, so they are not touching.

4) Cook approximately 25-30 minutes until cooked through, flipping halfway through the cooking process.




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