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The Healthy Family Meals Newsletter, Issue #25 -- Pita Power
March 31, 2006
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The more time I spend on internet research the more I realize how many thousands of recipes are available. But don't be fooled by some of the HUGE, free recipe sites online.
A large percentage of those recipes won't be healthy, many won't be quick-to-prepare, and you'll have to WADE THROUGH alot of duds to find recipes that you would want to serve to your family.
I recently found a cookbook that is great for busy parents who want to save some time each day and still eat a healthy meal!
This e-cookbook contains 101 recipes for quick and easy dinners - most can be prepared in less than 30 minutes!
Each recipe comes with several useful features:
-Nutritional information per serving
-Estimated prep and cooking times
-Suggested healthy side dishes
-No fancy ingredients or equipment required
The Healthy Express Cookbook: 101 Fresh, Light & Quick Dinners meets 3 VERY IMPORTANT CRITERIA...
-Quick and easy to prepare
-Healthy and nutritious
Here are just a few of the recipes you could make tonight for dinner...
Southwestern Chicken & Black Bean Salad in 21 minutes!
Pesto-Foccaccia Sandwiches in 5 minutes!
Salmon, Red Potato and Corn Chowder in 28 minutes!
Vegetable Quesadillas in 23 minutes!
Feta-Stuffed Greek Burgers in 20 minutes!
Halibut Steaks with Orange-Herb Marinade in 15 minutes!
Citrus Flank Steak with Fruit Salsa in 22 minutes!
Mozzarella Chicken with Spaghetti in 15 minutes!
You can buy the Healthy Express Cookbook for just $12.95. It comes in a convenient PDF format. Upon completion of purchase, you will be able to immediately download your copy of the e-cookbook!
So take your family dietitian's recommendation to try a new set of spring recipes and impress your family!
Try the easy recipe below:
RECIPE OF THE WEEK
PITA POWER POCKETS
Prep time: 10 minutes
Yield: 6 servings
3 whole pita bread or 6 mini pitas
1 tomatoe, diced
1 cucumber, diced
1/3 cup plain, lowfat yogurt
3/4 cup diced Monterey Jack cheese
1. Cut the pita breads in half. Separate the sides with your fingers to make a pocket.
2. Place the diced tomato and cucumber in a mixing bowl, add yogurt and stir to combine.
3. Place the tomato and cucumber mix in the pita pocket and top with cheese.
Source:National Dairy Council
-Any type of cheese can be used for the pitas
-Add chicken or turkey
-Can be warmed in the microwave
-Any combination of vegetables or dressings can be used and topped with your favorite cheese
What will your family do for healthier MEALTIMES?
Celebrating Healthy Families 2006
I want to continue to offer an excellent resource in 2006 that will help you save thousands of dollars on GROCERY SHOPPING!
Meet Lana Dorazio whom I consider an "expert" grocery shopper. She has developed a grocery shopping system that you can learn too.
Thanks for reading and have a great week!
Kindy --Your Family Dietitian
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