Side Dishes

Quinoa Stuffed Bell Pepper

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As a side dish or a light meal, this tasty twist on traditional stuffed peppers packs the protein (and flavor) with a punch!

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Stuffed Bell Peppers

• 1 cup cooked quinoa*
• ½ cup pre-cooked or canned beans (Myocoba, garbanzo, black beans… the choices are endless)
• ¼ cup chopped onion
• ¼ cup coarsely chopped almonds
• ¼ cup craisins
• ½ cup fruit juice (I like raspberry juice)
• 1 Tablespoon lemon (or lime) juice
• ½ teaspoon minced garlic
• ½ teaspoon Cajun seasoning
• ½ teaspoon cinnamon
• ½ cup feta cheese (hold a small amount back to sprinkle on top after baking)
• Green onion for garnish
• 1 large bell pepper halved lengthwise
Mix all of the ingredients except the green onions and bell pepper together in a medium sized bowl. Spray a baking dish with cooking spray, and place bell pepper halves in dish. Stuff the peppers with...
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Nutritions

Calories
662

Sodium
708mg
29% DV

Fat
24g
37% DV

Protein
23g
46% DV

Carbs
85g
29% DV

Fiber
9g
39% DV

Marinated Taro Root

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A marinated snack that can be used to replace late night bad habit cravings!

8 small taro roots
water
salt
1 cup yogurt, mixed with enough water to submerge roots (add salt)
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  1. Wash the taro roots well.
  2. Slightly cut a slit into each root, but not big enough to split the root into two pieces. This will allow the water and marinade to go into the taro root

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Nutritions

Calories
103

Sodium
946mg
39% DV

Fat
1g
2% DV

Protein
7g
14% DV

Carbs
17g
5% DV

Fiber
4g
18% DV
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