Wednesday, January 11, 2012

Making a New Year's Resolution is Easy...

A Healthy You is a Happy You!
It's true what they say, you are what you eat. And it's easy to make healthy substitutions for the not-so-healthy snacks we sometimes crave. With nutritious foods and recipes from Wildtree, you and your family can eat healthy food in moderation and feel better than ever! Healthy eating does not mean boring, tasteless foods. Wildtree's products are so good you won't even remember they are good for you!

Balsamic Dipper Dinner Salad with Beer Bread Garlic Croutons

  • 3 cups mixed greens
  • 1 red onion, sliced
  • 10 cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 1 slice beer bread, cubed
  • 1 tablespoon Wildtree Roasted Garlic Grapeseed Oil
  • 1 tablespoon Wildtree Garlic Galore Seasoning Blend
  • 8 shrimp, pan fried
  • 2 tablespoons Wildtree Mediterranean Balsamic Dipping Oil
In a medium-sized skillet, toss the Grapeseed oil with Garlic Galore Seasoning over medium heat. Add the bread cubes and toss, cooking until crispy on the outside and soft on the inside. Mix the greens, onion, and tomatoes in two bowls. Top each salad with shrimp and 1-2 tablespoons Balsamic Dipping Oil.
Serves 2

  Opa! Tuna Salad Sandwiches
  • 4 finger rolls
  • 1 can white albacore, sodium free, water packed, drained
  • 2 tablespoons mayonnaise
  • 1/2 tablespoon Wildtree Opa! Greek seasoning Blend
  • 10 Kalamata olives, pitted, drained
  • 1/2 cup baby spinach

In a medium bowl, mix together the mayonnaise and Opa! Seasoning. Add the tuna and olives and stir to combine. Place some baby spinach on each finger roll and fill with the Opa! tuna salad.
Serves 2

Soba Noodle Soup
  • 4 cups water
  • 6 teaspoons Wildtree Vegetable Bouillon
  • 1/4 pound soba noodles
  • 1 head baby bok choy
  • 1 package shitake mushrooms, sliced
  • 1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
  • 1 teaspoon Wildtree All Natural Grapeseed Oil
In a saucepan, heat the oil and saute' the mushrooms. When the mushrooms begin to brown, add the vegetable bouillon while stirring. Bring the bouillon to a boil and add the soba noodles, cook until al dente (6-8 minutes). Remove from the heat; add bok choy and red pepper flakes and let stand, covered, for 3-5 minutes to allow the bok choy to soften.
Serves 3

Tips to Healthier Eating...
  • Fill the plate with colorful vegetables
  • Avoid eating at restaurants because they add extra fat, oil and butter to their recipes
  • Choose Whole Grains
  • Eat Breakfast
  • Look for alternatives to processed meat

People are so worried about what they eat between Christmas and the New Year, but they really should be worried about what they eat between the New Year and Christmas. - Author Unknown

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