WICstyle: Parenting, Nutrition, and Healthy Living

Lentil Soup

Recipe & photography contributed by Reem Salameh Ingredients 6 cups chicken stock 1 lb. red lentils 3 tablespoons olive oil 1 tablespoon minced garlic 1 large onion 1 tablespoon ground cumin 1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper 1/2 cup chopped cilantro 3/4 cup fresh lemon...

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Breastfeeding Through The Holidays

By: Jennifer Nolan RD, IBCLC The holidays can be a fun, festive time, but they can also be a difficult time for breastfeeding.  You may be hosting guests or  traveling by yourselves and staying in an unfamiliar home. Extra shopping, cooking, and cleaning can take a...

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Healthified Crock Pot Chicken Tortilla Soup

Ingredients Soup 1 lb. boneless skinless chicken breasts (about 2-3 breasts), cubed 10 ounces diced tomatoes with green chilies 14.5 ounces diced or whole peeled tomatoes (no salt added), undrained 1 cup of corn, frozen & thawed 14.5 ounces black beans (no salt...

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Spicy Slow Cooker Beef & Bell Pepper

Ingredients 2 lbs beef chuck, thinly sliced 2 cups chopped to 1 inch squares bell pepper 1/2 medium onion, peeled, cut in half, sliced 1 cup broth or 1 cup water + 3 bullion cubes 2 teaspoon freeze dried garlic 1/3 cup chopped parsley 1 teaspoon black pepper 1...

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Light Crock Pot Fiesta Chicken & Rice Bowls

This light chicken and rice bowls are an all-time crowd pleaser. Top it all of with salsa and avocado and your friends and family will ask to keep it coming! For leftover, you can roll it up in tortilla into a burrito or in a taco and you have a meal for several days!...

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Slow Cooker Vegetarian Stuffed Bell Peppers

This delicious and nutrient packed recipe is light and makes you feel good after eating. Need meat? Add some ground turkey/beef or chicken to the mix. Try them alone or with a side of greens like Arugula or lettuce hearts. Ingredients 6 bell peppers (your choice of...

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Slow Cooker Vegetarian Lasagna Soup

The herbs and spices in this flavor-packed soup will make you forget that it's a vegetarian meal! If you have left overs, pour them into ice cube trays to freeze. Once frozen, pop them into a freezer bags and they'll stay good for months. This is fun tip help you...

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Slow Cooker Taco Chili

This simple recipe only has 7 ingredients. Try your left overs in a bread bowl or turn them into stuffed bell pepper. Ingredients 1 lb. ground turkey, cooked and drained of fat. 1 can (15.25 oz) low sodium sweet corn, do not drain. 1 can (15 oz) low sodium black beans...

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Cheesy Scalloped Potatoes

Ingredients 1 3/4 cups low-fat milk 2 tablespoons flour 1/2 teaspoon ground sage 1 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon pepper 5 cups thinly sliced potatoes 8 ounces of 2% reduced fat cheddar cheese, grated Non-stick spray Directions Whisk milk and flour in a saucepan until...

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