December 2019 Nutrition Tip & Recipe of the Month

“Don’t start a diet that has an expiration date…focus on a LIFESTYLE that will last forever.”  Every day is a new day to make a healthy choice.  What is one thing you can this month to put yourself on a path to a healthier life?

Recipe of the Month

Turkey Chili Taco Soup

Ingredients

Cooking Spray

1.3 lbs 99% lean ground turkey

1 medium onion, chopped

1 bell pepper, chopped

10 oz can rotel tomatoes with green chilies

15 oz canned or frozen corn, drained

15 oz no salt added kidney beans, drained

8 oz tomato sauce

16 oz fat free refried beans

1 packet low-sodium taco seasoning (or use homemade)

2 ½ cups less-sodium chicken broth

Directions

1.) Spray a large pot with cooking spray then brown the turkey over medium heat, breaking up with a wooden spoon as it cooks. When cooked through, add the onions and pepper and cook 2-3 minutes. Add tomatoes, corn, beans, tomato sauce, re-fried beans, taco seasoning and chicken broth.  Bring to a boil, cover and simmer about 10-15 minutes.

2.) Serve with your favorite toppings such as low fat sour cream, jalapenos, reduced fat cheese, chopped scallions, onions, or chopped fresh cilantro.  Freeze leftovers in individual portions for future meals.

 

Source: https://www.skinnytaste.com/turkey-chili-taco-soup/

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