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When you don't have a lot of time to cook, healthy options can be a challenge. Healthy Teaching Kitchen has delicious, healthy recipes you can keep on hand. They take 30 to 40 minutes to make and only use one pan. Clean-up is easy!
Chicken Chow Mein: With low sodium ingredients, it’s a great substitute for takeout that might be high in salt or fat. Mushrooms, cabbage, and bamboo shoots make this a savory meal full of vitamins and antioxidants. Make this dish your own with your choice of meat or tofu.
Indian Spinach with Tofu: This video has great tips if you’ve never cooked with tofu. Tofu is a great source of iron and calcium. It’s the perfect protein to soak up the warm spices of this dish. The herbs are rich in flavor and full of good nutrition. This recipe uses turmeric, which has anti-inflammatory benefits. Spinach is also good for bone health and gives you protein, iron, and vitamins.
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VA’s Healthy Teaching Kitchen has many videos if you want to make more delicious meals at home. Keep track of your meals using the food journal. Remember, some recipes may be better than others for your diet needs. Use Secure Messaging to talk with a dietitian before making any big changes to your diet.
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