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Constipation and Nutrition

03 March in Health Tips, Health Tips Constipation

We all know the discomfort associated with constipation.  Generally, constipation is associated with having fewer than three bowel movements per week.  While most people experience constipation occasionally, chronic constipation can interfere with daily routine.  So what contributes to constipation? From a nutrition perspective, it's important...

300 Calorie Indian Curried Tofu

02 March in Dinners, Dinners 300, Dinners 300 Indian, Dinners 300 Recipes, Dinners 300 Vegetarian, Dinners Indian, Dinners Recipes, Dinners Vegetarian, Lunches, Lunches 300, Lunches 300 Indian, Lunches 300 Recipes, Lunches 300 Vegetarian, Lunches Indian, Lunches Recipes, Lunches Vegetarian, Recipes, Recipes 300, Recipes 300 Indian, Recipes 300 Vegetarian, Recipes Vegetarian

Recipe adapted from Honest Cooking Servings: 4  Ingredients: 3 tbsp olive oil 1 block extra firm tofu, cubed 1/2 small onion, chopped 1/3 tsp turmeric 1/4 tsp chili powder 1 tsp coriander powder 1 tsp cumin powder 1 tsp garam masala 1 clove garlic, minced 1 plum tomato, chopped Cilantro, chopped Lemon juice Salt to taste 4 6-inch chapatti Instructions: 1. Heat 2...

300 Calorie Skinny Chicken Tikka Masala

02 March in Dinners, Dinners 300, Dinners 300 Indian, Dinners 300 Recipes, Dinners Indian, Dinners Recipes, Lunches, Lunches 300, Lunches 300 Indian, Lunches 300 Recipes, Lunches Indian, Lunches Recipes, Recipes, Recipes 300, Recipes 300 Indian, Recipes 300 Poultry, Recipes Indian, Recipes Poultry

Recipe adapted from Skinnytaste Servings: 4  Ingredients: 2 tsp canola oil 1 small onion, minced 1 tbsp fresh ginger, grated 3 cloves garlic, crushed 1 1/2 cups crushed tomatoes 4 oz fat free plain Greek yogurt 1/2 cup fat free milk 1 tbsp ground cumin 1 tbsp garam masala 1 tsp turmeric (optional) 1/2 tbsp chili powder Salt to taste 16...

300 Calorie Quick Fix Meal: Turkey Sandwich

02 March in Dinners, Dinners 300, Dinners 300 Quick Fix, Dinners 300 Recipes, Dinners Quick Fix, Dinners Recipes, Lunches, Lunches 300, Lunches 300 Quick Fix, Lunches 300 Recipes, Lunches Quick Fix, Lunches Recipes, Recipes, Recipes 300, Recipes 300 Quick Fix, Recipes Quick Fix

Servings: 1  Ingredients: 3 oz lower sodium turkey breast lunch meat 1 100% Whole Wheat Sandwich Thin 1 oz/2 tbsp avocado 1 cup sliced bell pepper or other vegetable Directions: Assemble the sandwich by placing meat on bread.  Top with avocado.  Serve with sliced vegetable and enjoy! Nutrition Information per Serving: 286 calories, 10 g fat, 1 g...

400 Calorie Quick Fix Meal: Turkey Sandwich

02 March in Dinners, Dinners 400, Dinners 400 Quick Fix, Dinners 400 Recipes, Dinners Quick Fix, Dinners Recipes, Lunches, Lunches 400, Lunches 400 Quick Fix, Lunches 400 Recipes, Lunches Quick Fix, Lunches Recipes, Recipes, Recipes 400, Recipes 400 Quick Fix, Recipes Quick Fix

Servings: 1  Ingredients: 2 oz lower sodium turkey breast lunch meat 1 oz lower fat american cheese 2 slices lower sodium whole grain bread (Alpine Valley 21 Whole Grains and Ezekiel Bread 7 Sprouted grains are our favorites) 1 oz/2 tbsp avocado 1 cup sliced bell pepper or other vegetable Directions: Assemble the sandwich...

550 Calorie Camarones Entomatados Tacos

02 March in Dinners, Dinners 550, Dinners 550 Hispanic, Dinners 550 Recipes, Dinners Hispanic, Dinners Recipes, Lunches, Lunches 550, Lunches 550 Hispanic, Lunches 550 Recipes, Lunches Hispanic, Lunches Recipes, Recipes, Recipes 550, Recipes 550 Hispanic, Recipes Hispanic

Recipe adapted from Hispanic Kitchen Servings: 4 Ingredients: 1 1/2 lb shrimp, peeled and deveined 1 tsp oregano 1/2 tsp ground cumin 1 1/2 tsp Jugo Maggi or Worcestershire sauce 3 tbsp extra virgin olive oil, divided Sea salt and black pepper to taste 4 sprigs green onion, finely chopped 1 small Serrano pepper,...