Month: June 2010

A Breakfast of Champions

A Breakfast of Champions

What is the most important meal of the day?  Yes, we all know it is breakfast.  The meal to jumpstart your metabolism and get you going for the day!  Since it is so important, it is important to make time for breakfast.  We may be […]

Top Ten Ways to Cut Calories at a Picnic

Top Ten Ways to Cut Calories at a Picnic

Summer is one of the best times to increase your healthy habits such as eating more fruits and vegetables or increasing your exercise when the weather is nice.  With the Fourth of July just around the corner, here are some tips and tricks for the […]

Favorite Friday Product – Jimmy Dean BK Sandwiches

Favorite Friday Product – Jimmy Dean BK Sandwiches

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What is for breakfast?  JD BK sandwiches!  These are fantastic!  Only 260 to 290 calories and a whopping 18g of protein!  Plus a good source of fiber!  This sandwich is very filling and will help you feel full much longer.

 

The sandwich includes turkey sausage, whole grain bread and egg white. There are many varieties including: Canadian bacon honey wheat muffin, turkey sausage muffin, turkey sausage reduced fat croissant, turkey sausage whole grain bagel  – they even have turkey sausage bowl and turkey sausage egg bowls.

 

Sometimes I even have another sandwich for lunch – just because they are so good!

 

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Lactose or Dairy Free?

Lactose or Dairy Free?

Are you intolerant to lactose or dairy?  Maybe you have a slight intolerance and avoid milk and other dairy items. Do you supplement with other items to get your calcium?  Calcium is extremely important in the body and we do get the best sources of […]

Breakfast at Dunkin’ Donuts

Breakfast at Dunkin’ Donuts

  For some reason I get a little excited getting breakfast at a restaurant, probably because that is because I can treat myself to some coffee!  But the downside of that is coffee drinks can sure pack on the calories, especially when you just start […]

Pulled Chicken

Pulled Chicken

Ok, I think I have done this recipe a million and one ways but I think this one is phenomenal!

 

And what I really like about it is that it is extremely easy!  A great go-to recipe for any occasion.

 

Pulled Chicken

Source: Stacy Mitchell, RD, LD

Ingredients

2 1/2 lbs frozen chicken breasts

1 envelope Herbox chicken bouillon (sodium-free)

1 /2 – 2 tbsps Mrs. Dash Southwest Chipotle seasoning

3 – 4 tbsp brown sugar

Preparation

Put all ingredients in a crock-pot on HIGH for at least 4 hours. 

 

And like magic you have the perfectly seasoned chicken – sweet and spicy – yummy!!

Throw in a sandwich, on a salad or in a wrap! And did you notice, no added sodium! Very low in sodium!  So if you have some potato chips, like I did, with my sandwich it won’t be too bad.

 

Mrs Dash

 

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Monday Motivation – What is go-to activity?

Monday Motivation – What is go-to activity?

When you are bored, what do you? Many times we turn to food when there is just nothing else to do.  We may open up the refrigerator or cupboard, stand there, and ask ourselves, “What do I want?”  The question we should be asking ourselves […]