Tag Archives: lunch

Chickpea Tortilla Soup

Chickpea Tortilla Soup

Chickpeas, also known as garbanzos, are hearty legumes that stand up to heat better than many other beans. Enjoy their perfect texture (and the seven grams of protein one half-cup supplies!) in this slightly spicy, tomato-based soup. Sprinkle with cr ...
Sweet Pea & Salmon Pasta Salad

Sweet Pea & Salmon Pasta Salad

Need more omega-3s? Salmon is a tasty way to get them, especially when it’s tossed with tender pasta shells, sweet green peas and a zesty balsamic-Dijon dressing! Use sustainably-caught, Alaskan canned salmon for rich flavor and easy prep. Once ...
Paleo Diet Primer: Is It Right for You?

Paleo Diet Primer: Is It Right for You?

The Paleo diet is based on the theory that our bodies haven’t significantly changed since the Stone Age. As a result, advocates say  that optimal health can be achieved  by eating the foods enjoyed by the hunter-gatherer tribes who flourished d ...
Savory White & Black Bean Soup

Savory White & Black Bean Soup

Cooking with black beans is easy””tuck them into burritos, stir them into chili, mix with a mound of rice. White beans, on the other hand, have appeal, but…how can they be used? Thanks to this recipe, you don’t need to think twice a ...
Sweet Spring Coleslaw

Sweet Spring Coleslaw

Satisfy crunch cravings with this colorful coleslaw, speckled with caraway seeds and tossed with healthy Greek yogurt instead of mayonnaise.  Red cabbage is rich in fiber, potassium and vitamins A, C, K and B-6″”plus, it’s naturally sweet ...
What to Eat on Meatless Mondays

What to Eat on Meatless Mondays

Several years ago, a group of public health schools  backed by the  Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health Center created the Monday Campaigns, designed to kick-start the week with healthy behaviors. Among those behaviors: Making Monday a da ...
Tuna & Tomato Pasta

Tuna & Tomato Pasta

Take a break from your usual mayo-smothered tuna salad sandwich lunch with this light dish made from whole grain pasta shells, cherry tomatoes and tuna tossed in olive oil and lemon juice. It’s a great way to squeeze in a serving of healthy ome ...