Happy 4th of July week to you all! Let’s vow to keep it au natural this year with the food festivities by choosing food over stuff. By prepping food that comes from nature not a factory, your holiday will be full of more flavor, more energy and more satiety. Below are a few recipe ideas (click on the links) for delicious courses that pair great with some summer sides like grilled pineapple, baked apples, vegetable kabobs and homemade coleslaw. Please share if you have other festive 4th ideas and enjoy the holiday!
Mix together one bag of ready shredded cabbage/carrots/broccoli with 1/4 c Mayo with olive oil (40 cals. per serving), 2 tbsp. balsamic vinegar, 2 packets of stevia, 1 tbsp. dijon mustard and oregano.
Turkey Burgers with Chili and Cilantro
Cinnamon Chicken Kabobs with Turmeric
Chicken and Blueberry Pasta Salad
Potato Salad with Asparagus and Onion
Grilled Fish with Cucumber and Cantaloupe
Mango Jalapeno and Black Bean Salsa
Cucumber and Black Eyed Pea Salad
Fish Tacos with Cabbage and Avocado
Jessica Hummel, Nutrition Counselor