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Quick and Easy Ways to Use Holiday Leftovers! 

1. Use deviled eggs in egg salad sandwiches or use as a topping on salads
2. Use canned pumpkin in dips, parfaits, or smoothies 
3. Use rolls for burger buns, sandwiches, or bread crumbs 
4. Use veggies by adding them into brown rice or pasta dishes 
5. Use turkey in wraps, sandwiches, burritos, or soups 
6. Use potatoes for potato puffs or potato casserole 
7. Use cranberries in cobbler, granola bars, or smoothies 

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Recipe of the Month

Cranberry Pistachio Energy Bites 
yields: 24 balls



Ingredients: 

8 ounces (about 1 packed cup) chopped dates
1/2 cup honey
1 Tablespoon chia seeds
1 Tablespoon ground flax
1 1/2 cups old-fashioned oats
1 cup shelled pistachio nuts
1 cup dried cranberries (unsweetened)


Directions: 

1. Combine the dates, honey, chia seeds, flax seeds in a food processor,
and pulse until smooth and combined.

2. Transfer the mixture to a large bowl, and stir in the oats, pistachios,
dried cranberries chips until evenly combined. Cover and refrigerate for at least 30 minutes.

3. Once the mixture is cool, use a spoon or cookie scoop to
shape it into your desired size of energy balls.  



Nutrition Facts for one serving (2 balls):
 

Calories: 199 

Fat: 6g

Cholesterol: 0 mg

Total Carbohydrate: 33g

Fiber: 3g

Sugars: 21 g

Protein: 4 g

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Tofu Caesar Salad

Tofu Caesar Dressing

½ cup Parmesan cheese, cubed

2 cloves garlic

2 tablespoons Dijon mustard

3 teaspoons fresh lemon juice

2 teaspoons Worcestershire sauce

¼ teaspoon ground black pepper

1 cup soft tofu

2 tablespoons water

 

Caesar Salad

8 cups romaine lettuce, chopped

½ cup croutons

½ cup Parmesan cheese, grated

Ground black pepper, to taste

12 ounces cooked chicken breast slices or firm tofu cubes, optional


Directions

  1. Blend cheese cubes in a food processor or blender until shredded.
  2. Add garlic, mustard, lemon juice, Worcestershire sauce, pepper, tofu, and water to blender and process until smooth. Adjust seasonings to taste. Add additional water to reach salad dressing consistency, if necessary.
  3. Pour dressing over Caesar salad, toss well, and season with additional black pepper.


Serves 4

Nutritional information per serving; 2 cups salad plus 2 tablespoons dressing

Calories: 110; Fat: 5g; Saturated fat: 3g; Trans fat: 0g; Cholesterol: 10mg; Sodium: 345mg; Carbohydrates: 8g; Fiber: 3g; Sugar: 2g; Protein: 8g; Vitamin A: 165%; Vitamin C: 42%; Calcium: 22%; Iron: 9%