It's National Nutrition Month!

Can't find fresh? Go Frozen! 

Nutritionally speaking, frozen fruits and vegetables are often superior to the “fresh” 
ones you find at the supermarket. 

Frozen fruits are picked fresh at their peak ripeness and are frozen 
immediately which seals in nutrients. 

  

On average, food travels 1,500 miles from farm to grocery.

At that time food can lose up to 45 percent of its nutritional value.

If possible find fruits that are in season, if not frozen fruits are good too!


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Recipe of the Month

Overnight Oats
yields: 2 servings

 


Ingredients: 

¼ cup old fashioned rolled oats, uncooked

1/4-cup nonfat milk
¼ cup Greek yogurt
1 teaspoon Chia seeds
1 ½ teaspoon honey,
¼ cup diced mango
½ tablespoon sliced almonds
¼ cup strawberries, chopped (optional)



Directions:

In a half-pint Mason jar add oats, milk, yogurt, chia seeds, honey and sliced almonds.


Place lid on the jar and shake until evenly combined.
Add the mangoes and stir to mix throughout.
Place the lid back on and refrigerate overnight or up to 2 days.
Top with strawberries (optional)
Eat chilled and enjoy!

Nutrient Analysis: (1 serving)



Calories: 300; Fat: 71g; Trans Fat: 0g; Cholesterol: 2mg; Sodium: 58mg; Carbohydrate: 40g; Fiber: 6g; Sugar: 21g; Protein: 15g; Vitamin A: 7%; Vitamin C: 16%; Calcium: 23%; Iron: 11%

 


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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%