Peanut Butter Lovers Month!

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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Tasty Tuna Burger

Ingredients

½ cup Homemade Mayonnaise, divided (see recipe)

1 egg white

2 4-ounce cans tuna (or salmon) in water, drained and flaked

¼ cup dry whole wheat breadcrumbs

½ cup green onions, chopped

Optional spices: ½ teaspoon curry powder, chili powder, or cumin powder

Cooking spray

4 whole wheat buns, split

4 leaves lettuce

1 tomato, cut into thin slices

½ onion, cut into thin slices


Directions

  1. In a mixing bowl, combine ¼ cup mayonnaise, egg white, tuna, breadcrumbs, green onions, and other optional spices. Mix well. Divide mixture into 4 equal portions, shaping each portion into ¼-inch-thick patties.
  2. Coat a large skillet with cooking spray to reduce sticking. Heat skillet to medium-high heat, add patties, cover, and cook 3 minutes on both sides until golden brown.
  3. Spread 1 tablespoon mayonnaise on each bun. Assemble burgers using lettuce, tomato, and onion.


Makes 4 servings

Nutritional information per serving; 1 patty with bun

Calories: 413; Fat: 16g; Saturated fat: 3g; Trans fat: 0g; Cholesterol: 57mg; Sodium: 772mg; Carbohydrates: 35g; Fiber: 8g; Sugar: 5g; Protein: 35g; Vitamin A: 60%; Vitamin C: 26%; Calcium: 10%; Iron: 18%