LWES 2014

Living Well Eating Smart #52

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Click here to print recipe 5 Nutrition Facts Per Serving: Calories 300, Total Fat 12 g, Saturated Fat 4 g, Cholesterol 96 mg, Sodium 514 mg, Carbohydrates 10 g, Fiber 2 g, Protein 36 g SPINACH & ARTICHOKE STUFFED CHICKEN INGREDIENTS: 1 (5 ounce) Olivia's Organics ™ container Baby Spinach, chopped 1 (6 ounce) jar marinated artichoke hearts, drained and coarsely chopped ¾ cup fontina cheese, grated ½ cup Big Y ® fat free ricotta cheese (NuVal ® Score – 38) ½ cup oil-packed sundried tomatoes, drained and coarsely chopped 1 tablespoon Big Y ® dried basil 1 pound Big Y ® Air-Chilled Organic Boneless, Skinless Chicken Breasts from Smart Chicken ® – Big Y ® salt, to taste – Big Y ® pepper, to taste – Big Y ® paprika, to taste DIRECTIONS: u Preheat oven to 375°F. u Mix together the spinach, artichokes, both cheeses, tomatoes and basil. u Insert knife halfway through the side of each chicken breast and swing the knife in a half-circle motion to create a pocket. u Fill the chicken with spinach mixture, pushing it to the bottom of the pocket until lled. u Secure the openings of the chicken with a wooden toothpick. u Transfer chicken to a baking dish and season tops with salt, pepper and paprika. u Bake 30 to 35 minutes until chicken reaches an internal temperature of 165°F with an instant-read thermometer. NATURAL 101 Along with the term organic, natural is a common claim seen on product packaging. While the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) does not currently have a standard denition for the word "natural," it is commonly used for foods that do not contain added color, articial avors or synthetic substances 2 . All Natural Alexia ® Smart Classics Roasted Fries & Potatoes (alexiafoods.com) are a great example of what natural means. New options like Roasted Crinkle Cut Fries with Sea Salt contain quality ingredients like US-grown Yukon select potatoes, sea salt and a blend of canola and olive oils. Oven roasted and not fried, these crispy fries contain 100 calories per serving and are 98% fat free. Compared to other crinkle cut fries, they also contain 130 milligrams less sodium per serving. 30 Serves: 4 Recipe from Smart Chicken ® . For more savory recipes, visit http://www.cafetecumseh.com. 2 U.S. Food and Drug Administration. What is the meaning of "natural" on the label of food? http://www.fda.gov/aboutfda/transparency/basics/ ucm214868.htm. Accessed January 20, 2014.

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