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


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


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.



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