Healthy Dessert? It’s Possible.
Healthy Dessert? It’s Possible. Sometimes, we just need a little sweet in our lives. This week’s post shows you a healthier alternative to cookies and cake with this delicious baked pear. ✿ Pears are a very good source of dietary fiber. Adequate intake of dietary fiber is a long-established factor in reducing our risk of […]
Cauliflower “Baked Potato” Soup
Cauliflower “Baked Potato” Soup It’s chilly outside and Los Angeles has been getting a lot of rain! A hearty soup is always a nice accompaniment to gloomy weather. If you’re like me, you crave heavy comfort food when it’s cold out, but we all know that loading up on carbohydrates and starch is not the […]
Make time for your medications this holiday season!
Make time for your medications this holiday season! As the holidays approach, we think about celebrating with loved ones, enjoying delicious food, traveling, and shopping. It’s easy to forget to take our medications during the hectic hustle and bustle of the season. There can be serious consequences for people with chronic diseases (ex: high […]
Healthy Grilled Cheese
Healthy Grilled Cheese Sandwich Who doesn’t love a delicious grilled cheese sandwich? If not prepared correctly, grilled cheese sandwiches can become very unhealthy, however, if you use the right ingredients they can be a healthy and delicious meal. This particular recipe adds in the delicious and nutritious flavors of tomatoes and Californian’s favorite fruit, the […]
Turkey Bolognese Stuffed Spaghetti Squash
Turkey Bolognese Stuffed Spaghetti Squash This delicious and healthy “pasta” is a great dish to serve as the cooler weather starts to set in. ✿Spaghetti squash is a great low carbohydrate alternative to pasta and it contains a high amount of potassium, which helps regulate your heart beats and helps with muscle contractions. After cooking […]
Quinoa and Veggies
Quinoa & Veggies This week’s recipe comes from Care Coordinator Alfredo Munoz and was featured at our National Health Center Week celebrations in August. It’s easy to make and packed with nutrients. Ingredients 1 cup Quinoa ✿ 1 cup of Quinoa contains 3.6g of total fat, 0.4g of saturated fat, 2g of polysaturated fat, 3g […]
Pimientos Rellenos Los pimientos son unas de nuestras verduras favoritas, ¡especialmente en el verano! Este recete para pimientos rellenos es fácil y se puede adaptar a sus gustos y para cualquiera verduras están frescas y disponibles en su mercado local. ✿ Los pimientos tienen una amplia gama de antioxidantes como la vitamina C y E. […]
Stuffed Bell Peppers
Stuffed Bell Peppers Bell peppers are one of our favorite veggies especially in the summer! This easy to prepare stuffed bell peppers recipe can be tailored to your taste preferences and to the whatever veggies are fresh and available at your local grocery store or farmers market. ✿ Bell peppers have a broad range of […]