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Healthy Recipe: Honey Cashew Salmon with Apricot and Brown Rice Quinoa

I developed this dish for the cafeteria here at St Agnes because I wanted to start offering healthy fish options and Salmon was my first choice. A marinade with the right balance of sweet and salty flavors, in my opinion, can’t go wrong. Top it off with the nutty, buttery flavor of the cashews and [...]

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Heart Healthy Meal for Heart Health Month

Written by: Liz Gorecki, RD, CSO, CD Agnesian HealthCare Dietitian According to TIME.com, consumers spend an average $100 more at restaurants on their special Valentine’s Day meal than they normally would. This price usually comes with at least half a day’s worth of calories and more than a day’s worth of saturated fat and sodium. [...]

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Healthy Recipe: Cranberry, Cherry & Walnut Marmalade

From EatingWell:  November/December 2007 Fresh cranberries get crunch from walnuts and an infusion of sweetness from dried cherries in this take on a classic marmalade. Leftovers are great on a turkey sandwich. 4 cups | Active Time: 10 minutes | Total Time: 2 hours (including cooling time) Ingredients 3/4 cup sugar 1 cup water 1/2 [...]

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“Mock” Garlic Mashed Potatoes

Recipe courtesy George Stella; Food Network.com Prep Time: 15 min Cook Time: 6 min Serves: 4 servings Ingredients 1 medium head cauliflower 1 tablespoon reduced fat cream cheese, softened 1/4 cup grated Parmesan 1/2 teaspoon minced garlic 1/8 teaspoon straight chicken base or bullion 1/8 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper 1/2 teaspoon chopped fresh or [...]

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Healthy Recipe: Fresh Green Bean Casserole

Recipe courtesy of Bobby Deen Prep Time: 20 min  Cook Time: 40 min Serves: 6 servings Ingredients Nonstick cooking spray, for greasing 5 cups sliced green beans 4 1/4 cups low-sodium chicken broth 1 cup panko breadcrumbs 1 cup grated Parmesan 1 tablespoon plus 2 teaspoons canola oil 1 1/2 cups diced onions 2 cups [...]

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Healthy Recipe: Stuffing with Cranberries

Recipe courtesy of Mayo Clinic Staff Serves 6 Ingredients 1 cup low-sodium chicken broth 1 cup chopped celery 1/2 cup chopped onion 10 slices whole-wheat bread, toasted and cubed 1/4 cup chopped parsley 1 teaspoon dried tarragon 1/2 teaspoon paprika 1/8 teaspoon ground nutmeg 1/2 cup chopped fresh cranberries 1 cup whole water chestnuts 1 [...]

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Healthy Recipe: Apple & Cream Cheese Roll-ups

Ingredients Filling: 1 cup dried apples, chopped 1/3 cup thawed apple juice concentrate, undiluted 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon Dash of ground nutmeg 1/4 cup sugar 1/4 cup (2 ounces) 1/3-less-fat cream cheese 1 large egg Pastry: 12 sheets frozen phyllo dough, thawed Cooking spray 1/2 cup graham cracker crumbs, divided 1/4 cup sugar, divided Topping: [...]

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Healthy Recipe: Creamy Chicken Casserole

Makes: 6 servings Serving Size: 1 cup Preparation Time: 20 minutes Cooking Time: 35 to 40 minutes 1. Coat a large casserole dish with cooking spray. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees. In a medium saucepan, melt the margarine over medium heat. Add the flour and whisk until it is incorporated. Slowly add the milk, [...]

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Healthy Recipe: Hummus

Ingredients: 1 clove garlic 1 (19-ounce) can garbanzo beans, half the liquid reserved 4 Tbsp lemon juice 2 Tbsp tahini ½ teaspoon salt Black pepper to taste 1 Tbsp olive oil In a blender, chop the garlic. Pour garbanzo beans into blender, reserving a Tbsp for the garnish. Add lemon juice, tahini, and salt in [...]

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Healthy Recipe: Ginger Fruit Dip

Ingredients: 1 cup low-fat cream cheese 1 cup low-fat vanilla yogurt 1 Tbsp honey 1 tsp grated ginger root (or ½ tsp ground ginger) 1  cup crushed pineapple, drained Beat cream cheese, yogurt, honey, and ginger together until creamy. Fold into pineapple. Cover and refrigerate for at least one hour before serving. Recommend trying dip [...]

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