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Protein in Veggies…TRUE STORY!!!

Protein in Veggies…TRUE STORY!!!

Good Afternoon Everybody,

Vegetables and fruits are well known for providing a variety of natural occurring micronutrients (antioxidants, vitamins & minerals). Very rarely do we consider fruits & vegetables as good sources of protein…and we are missing out!

Below is a list of fruits and vegetables that offer a hefty punch of protein!

Veggies:

Sprouted Beans, Peas & Lentils (Soybean Sprouts)
Protein in 100g Per 1/2 cup (35g) Protein to Calorie Ratio
13.1g        4.6g        1g protein per 9.3 calories

Lima Beans (Cooked)
Protein in 100g Per cup (170g) Protein to Calorie Ratio
6.8g 11.6g 1g protein per 18.1 calories

Peas (Green)
Protein in 100g Per cup (145g) Protein to Calorie Ratio
5.4g 7.9g 1g protein per 15 calories

Succotash (Corn And Limas, cooked)
Protein in 100g Per cup (192g) Protein to Calorie Ratio
5.1g 9.7g 1g protein per 22.5 calories

Mushrooms (White, cooked)
Protein in 100g Per cup, sliced (108g) Protein to Calorie Ratio
3.6g 3.9g 1g protein per 7.2 calories

Mange Tout (Edible-Podded Peas, cooked)
Protein in 100g Per cup (160g) Protein to Calorie Ratio
3.5g 5.6g 1g protein per 14.9 calories

Sweet Corn (Yellow)
Protein in 100g Per cup (145g) Protein to Calorie Ratio
3.3g 4.7g 1g protein per 26 calories

Artichokes (Globe or French)
Protein in 100g Per artichoke (128g) Protein to Calorie Ratio
3.3g 4.2g 1g protein per 14.2 calories

Spinach (Cooked)
Protein in 100g Per cup (180g) Protein to Calorie Ratio
3g 5.3g 1g protein per 7.7 calories

Broccoli
Protein in 100g 1 cup chopped (91g) Protein to Calorie Ratio
2.8g 2.6g 1g protein per 12.1 calories

Beet Greens (Cooked)
Protein in 100g Per cup (144g) Protein to Calorie Ratio
2.6g 3.7g 1g protein per 10.4 calories

Brussels Sprouts (Cooked)
Protein in 100g Per 1/2 cup (78g) Protein to Calorie Ratio
2.6g 2g 1g protein per 13.8 calories

Bamboo Shoots
Protein in 100g Per cup (151g) Protein to Calorie Ratio
2.6g 3.9g 1g protein per 10.4 calories

Squash (Hubbard, cooked)
Protein in 100g Per cup, cubes (205g) Protein to Calorie Ratio
2.5g 5.1g 1g protein per 20 calories

Asparagus (Cooked)
Protein in 100g Per 1/2 cup (90g) Protein to Calorie Ratio
2.4g 2.2g 1g protein per 9.2 calories

Sugar Snap Peas (Green, cooked)
Protein in 100g Per cup, pieces (116g) Protein to Calorie Ratio
2.3g 2.7g 1g protein per 17 calories

Cauliflower
Protein in 100g 1 cup chopped (107g) Protein to Calorie Ratio
1.9g 2.1g 1g protein per 13.2 calories

Pak-Choi (Chinese Cabbage, cooked)
Protein in 100g Per cup (170g) Protein to Calorie Ratio
1.6g 2.7g 1g protein per 7.5 calories

Click this link for further nutritional information.

https://www.healthaliciousness.com/articles/vegetables-high-in-protein.php

Fruits:

Passion Fruit
Protein in 100g Per cup (236g) Protein to Calorie Ratio
2.2g 5.2g 1g protein per 44 calories

Pomegranate
Protein in 100g Per fruit (282g) Protein to Calorie Ratio
1.7g 4.7g 1g protein per 49 calories

Avocados
Protein in 100g Per avocado (201g) Protein to Calorie Ratio
2g 4g 1g protein per 80 calories

Have a great weekend!

Healthy Happy Thanksgiving 2016

Healthy Happy Thanksgiving 2016

Hi Everybody!!

We wanted to arm all of you with an arsenal of healthy Thanksgiving recipes to help you survive this upcoming holiday!! Feel free to scroll through some of these yummy recipes below to view some “healthified” common Thanksgiving dishes, and a few alternatives!!

Happy Eating and Happy Thanksgiving!!

Turkey Breast Recipe

Turkey 2

http://www.foodnetwork.com/recipes/ina-garten/herb-roasted-turkey-breast-recipe.html

 

Sweet Potato Casserole

Sweet Potato Cass

http://www.foodnetwork.com/recipes/ellie-krieger/sweet-potato-pecan-casserole-recipe.html

 

Green Bean Casserole

Green Bean

http://www.foodnetwork.com/recipes/ellie-krieger/green-bean-casserole-with-crispy-shallots-recipe.html

 

Mashed Turnips

Mashed Turnips

Mashed Turnips

 

Butternut Squash

Squash

Butternut Squash

 

Mashed Potatoes

Mashed Potatoes

http://www.myrecipes.com/recipe/buttermilk-parmesan-mashed-potatoes

 

Cranberry Sauce

Cranberry

http://wellnessmama.com/3392/cranberry-sauce-recipe/

 

Stuffing

Stuffing

http://www.cookinglight.com/entertaining/holidays-occasions/thanksgiving-stuffing-recipes/ciabattastuffing-with-chestnuts-raisins-recipes

 

Chocolate Cake

Chocolate cake

http://www.eatingwell.com/recipe/250213/chocolate-decadence/

 

Pumpkin Pie

pumpkin pie

http://chocolatecoveredkatie.com/2013/11/04/healthy-pumpkin-pie-recipe/

 

Apple Pie

apple pie

http://www.cookinglight.com/food/recipe-finder/pies-all-kinds

 

Pecan Pie

pecan pie

http://www.thegraciouspantry.com/clean-eating-pecan-pie/

Sweet Potato Pie

sweet potato pie

http://www.skinnytaste.com/sweet-potato-pie/

Happy Eating!!!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Healthy Holiday Baking Recipes!

Healthy Holiday Baking Recipes!

Good Morning Everyone!!!

Here are some healthy holiday baking recipes – ENJOY!!!!!

Cranberry-Honey Spice Pinwheel Cookies – 

http://www.eatingwell.com/print/4777

Boot Tracks – 

http://www.eatingwell.com/print/6343

Double Nut & Date Tassies – 

http://www.eatingwell.com/print/15158

Clean Eating Pecan Pie – 

http://www.thegraciouspantry.com/clean-eating-pecan-pie/

Gluten-Free Rice Flour Jam Cookies – 

http://www.kurryleaves.net/2013/12/rice-flour-jam-cookies-thumbprint.html

Gluten-Free Soft and Fluffy Sugar Cookies – 

http://arismenu.com/soft-fluffy-sugar-cookies-the-great-food-blogger-cookie-swap/

Gluten-Free Almond Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies – 

http://www.eatgood4life.com/gluten-free-oatmeal-almond-butter-chocolate-chip-cookies/