The Dietitian’s Meal Plan November 3, 2014
Omit the ham and use vegetable broth for a vegetarian version.
Chicken thighs are more flavorful and more affordable than chicken breast.
For a slightly healthier version, bake the fish and use soft whole wheat tortillas.
Thanksgiving Recipes(ingredients not included below)
Green bell pepper
Leafy greens for salads
Panko bread crumbs
Pasta shells, whole wheat
Soy sauce, low sodium
Kidney beans, canned, 2 (15-oz) cans
Cannellini beans, 15-oz
Tomato puree, 3 (10.75 oz) cans
Cayenne or red pepper
Chicken or vegetable stock
Corn or flour tortillas
Tilapia filets- 1 lb
Ground beef, extra lean- 1 lb
Chicken thighs, bone-in- 6
Ham, cubed-8 oz
Yogurt, plain- 8 oz
Jackie Warren is a registered dietitian and Director of Operations for Corporate Health Partners. She develops weekly dinner meal plans that are kid-friendly to take the guesswork out of healthy eating.