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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Black Bean Salsa Frittata

Ingredients

Salsa

1 (14 ounce) can black beans, drained and rinsed

¼ cup red onion, chopped and soaked in water-vinegar mixture

1 jalapeno pepper, seeded and chopped

1 teaspoon cilantro, chopped

1 teaspoon chili powder

1 teaspoon cumin, toasted and ground

1 lime, juiced

Salt and pepper, to taste

6 eggs

Cooking spray

Garnish

1 roma tomato, seeded and chopped

¼ cup cotija cheese, grated

1 avocado, diced

Cilantro, chopped

Directions

1.     Combine salsa ingredients in a medium bowl. Set aside.

2.     Whisk together the eggs in a large bowl. Add the salsa to the eggs and stir to combine.

3.     To prepare frittata, heat a nonstick skillet over medium heat and spray with cooking spray.

4.     Pour the egg and salsa mixture into the nonstick skillet.

5.     Cook until eggs are slightly firm.

6.     Sprinkle the top with tomatoes, Cotija cheese, avocado and cilantro.

7.     Cut into wedges and serve.

Serves 4

Health Benefits

One large egg is only 70 calories, only 5 grams of fat and contains 13 essential nutrients including vitamin D, lutein, folate, iron, and zinc.

Beans contain fiber, protein and iron. Consuming foods rich in fiber reduces the risk of coronary heart disease and may reduce constipation.

Nutrition information per serving: ¼ recipe

Calories: 335; Total fat: 16g; Saturated fat: 5g; Trans fat: 0g; Cholesterol: 326mg; Sodium: 454mg; Carbohydrates: 31g; Dietary Fiber: 12g; Sugars: 3g; Protein: 21g; Vitamin A: 20%; Vitamin C: 22%; Calcium: 13%; Iron: 24%