Spinach-based Smoothie – makes two servings
This a great way to add vegetables to your diet easily.
½ banana (frozen or fresh)
½ cup pineapple or mango
(frozen or fresh)
½ tbsp peanut butter
½ cup Greek yogurt
⅓ cup whole milk or Lactaid milk
2 cups baby spinach
In a blender, blend all ingredients until smooth. If you’re using fresh fruit, add about ¼ cup of ice.
Lemon Chicken Salad Pita Sandwich – makes 4 servings
This recipe is a great idea if you need to bring lunch with you.
2 boneless, skinless chicken breasts, cooked and shredded (you can substitute canned chicken or diced rotisserie chicken)
¾ cup mayonnaise
½ tsp lemon juice
1 tsp mustard
¾ cup canned mandarin orange segments
8 (6- to 8-inch) pita bread pockets
1 bag of salad greens
pepper and salt to taste
- Stir together mayonnaise, lemon juice, and mustard in a medium bowl.
- Season with salt and pepper.
- Combine shredded chicken and mayo mixture.
- Add in orange segments.
- Cut 1 inch from the top of each pita to open pocket. Fill each pita with greens and ½ cup chicken salad.