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Healthy Cooking From Sister's Hospital

Healthy Cooking with Jennifer Turesky, MS, RD, CDN
at Sisters of Charity Hospital

As seen on "Our Daily Bread" 06/09/2012
"Our Daily Bread" airs every second Saturday at noon on WKBW Ch. 7

Jennifer’s Ham and Swiss Breakfast Wrap
2 flat wraps
1 c egg substitute
½ c green peppers, diced
¼ c onions, diced
2 slices light Swiss cheese, diced
2 slices low fat ham, diced
Pam Cooking Spray

Spray a frying pan lightly with Pam non-stick cooking spray. Add peppers and onions and cook about a minute or so to soften them up just a bit.  Add the egg substitute, the cheese and ham.  Scramble. When the eggs are cooked place in the middle of the wrap and roll up.  Repeat for the second wrap. This should serve 2 people.

Jennifer’s Chicken Salad Lunch
2 c chicken cooked and diced (or use canned chicken which is well drained)
½ c light mayonnaise
½ c celery, diced
¼ c onion, diced
1 Tbsp. lemon juice
Salt and pepper
A pinch of garlic power
2 handfuls of baby spinach or your favorite salad greens
Mix everything together in a medium bowl and serve over the salad greens.
This should serve 2 people

Jennifer’s Naan Bread Pizza Dinner
2 Whole wheat Naan Bread (found at most grocery stores – it’s a flat bread – Naan is the brand name)
1 tsp. olive oil
2 cups baby spinach
Salt and pepper
4 Tbsp. artichoke and asiago cheese dip found in most grocery stores – any spreadable dip would work in this recipe)
6 Tbsp. bruschetta
4 mozzarella balls, sliced into fifths

In a bowl, add the spinach greens, salt and pepper and olive oil.  Toss to coat the greens. Place Naan Bread on a pizza stone or a cookie sheet. Spread the dip on the bread. Top with greens. Add bruschetta on top of the spinach greens.  Top with mozzarella. Bake in a 350* oven for about 15 – 20 minutes until the cheese melts. This should serve 2 people.

Jennifer’s Berry Trail Mix Snack
2 c raw almonds
2 c raw cashews
1 c dried cherries or blueberries or cranberries
2/3 c chocolate covered cashews and almonds
2/3 c shredded coconut
In a large bowl, toss everything together. Measure out ¼ cup to have as a mid-morning or mid afternoon snack.