WICstyle: Parenting, Nutrition, and Healthy Living

Avocado Baked Eggs

Ingredients: Avocado, sliced in half lengthwise 2 eggs Salt and pepper Your choice of toppings Directions: Preheat oven to 425°. Scoop out about 2 Tbsp of avocado.  Place avocados in baking dish. Crack 1 egg into each avocado half.  Season with salt and pepper. Bake...

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Overnight Oats

Ingredients: ½ cup rolled oats ½ cup low-fat or fat-free yogurt ½ cup low-fat or fat-free milk Pinch of cinnamon Touch of vanilla extract Your choice of toppings Directions: Combine all ingredients except toppings and refrigerate overnight. In the morning, add...

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Portion Distortion

By Amanda Thomas, Intern When it comes to losing weight and then keeping it off long term, portion sizes are key. What we tend to ignore are the alarming ways in which we eat extra calories numerous times throughout the day – a slightly larger slice of toast, an extra...

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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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