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Lemon Ginger Turmeric “Detox” Tea

 

This flat-belly, inflammation and toxin-fighting drink is one of our faves—especially after we haven’t gotten a good night’s rest and feel especially stressed or rundown.    And while this twin sister team of registered dietitians and personal trainers originally started making elixirs like this when we created our Cucumber Blueberry Water Flush, our Lemon Ginger Detox drink and our Vitamin C Infused “Detox” Water

for you and for our clients who were requesting more drinks like this after experiencing the positive benefits, these hot numbers have become our besties as well!

If you’ve tried them, you know it’s no secret that these bevvies help to prevent hunger and overeating, squash cravings, beat the bloat and flood the body with nutrients that  help combat the damage caused by a poor diet, alcohol, daily stress and from everyday living.  They’ve become so important in the success of our clients that we’ve even included them as an important part in our 21-Day Body RebootTM,  our life-altering program that helps you to lose your last 10 pounds or more—while going wild on the weekend!

They immediately help to get your mind and body back on the healthy track.  We call them Clean-ToxTM drinks because they work especially well in helping the body in its’ natural detox process as you eat, wholesome, “clean” (aka, unprocessed) food. And although your body is equipped to detox and cleanse itself naturally, certain health-promoting foods and drinks, like this one, can be monumental when it comes to assisting in its process.

 

Why are we obsessed with this flat-belly number?

The chance to combine two of the most powerful anti-inflammatory ingredients?! Sign us up! 🙂

 

Less inflammation= a calmer body on the inside, less stomach distress, less bloat.

YUM!  A little sweet, a little spicy… you’ll want to keep drinking.  You’ll also hydrate as you get water:

 

This pic below shows how I made it to place in the tea strainer with fresh turmeric.   You are seeing both the ginger and turmeric grated. You’ll see directions for whichever you choose to use–fresh or powdered turmeric below.  Who’s got your back and belly, baby?! Us 🙂

 

The water: Water washes bloating sodium and waste from your body, preserving your kidneys and intestines, keeping them in better condition. And water helps the body to run at its’ best since every process in the body relies on water.

The ginger: (Yes, I, Lyssie, confess that I’m ginger-obsessed and it somehow finds its way to most of my home-cooked dinners— au revoir bloat and damage from toxins!). Ginger contains antioxidant and anti-inflammatory components.

  • When you overindulge in food and drinks and your intestinal tract is acting out in response, i.e.–you’re feeling bloated and your tummy is full of discomfort, ginger is great!
  • It helps to ease stomach and intestinal discomfort and settles your insides so they can start calming down, repairing, de-puffing, rebooting and rinsing the bloat.
  • Your body responds to poor food choices and toxins with inflammation. Chronic inflammation causes damage to tissues in the body and it speeds the aging process. Preventing that inflammation means not only will you be less inflamed inside and have less stomach distress, but you’ll also be healthier in the long haul!

Turmeric: (another recent obsession for Lyssie—after discovering its’ anti-inflammatory benefits help her sinuses during the seasonal allergies she got for the first time in NYC–she even sprinkles it on some foods she eats with her hands, like kale chips and turnip fries (although she has to be careful because the orange color of the turmeric [powerful antioxidants] colors her nails–oy!) This is one of the most potent healers; it protects the cells from harmful free-radicals.  If you’ve overdone it with a poor diet, this is one way to help nurse your body back to health!

 

This pic below is the ginger root and turmeric root, just hanging, before I grated them. 😉  Once you peel the skin of the turmeric it looks like a baby carrot!

Lemon: helps to promote the activity of a liver enzyme that converts harmful, toxic substances to less harsh chemicals (via the liver through a compound called d-limonene.). The vitamin C in lemon is a potent antioxidant that mops up free radicals from environmental toxins, stress, alcohol, fatty foods and other toxins and helps to prevent them from damaging your body.  Vitamin C also keeps the skin radiant and youthful by helping to boost levels of collagen, which helps to keep the skin elastic.

Lemon Ginger Turmeric “Detox” Tea

You can reserve the “tea” in the strainer for several uses.  Feel free to add a sprinkle of cinnamon or cayenne for an additional boost.

Start with this simple combo for 1 serving:

Ingredients:

8 ounces water

1 tbsp. grated ginger

1 tbsp grated turmeric (*alternatively 1 tsp ground turmeric)

Juice from fresh lemon

Directions:

  1. Boil water.
  2. Place grated ginger and turmeric in tea strainer** and place inside a coffee mug. Pour boiling water in and let steep for several minutes.
  3. Remove strainer and reserve for second cup of tea. Squeeze several squirts of lemon in mug and enjoy! Note: You can reserve the tea in the strainer for several uses.

*If using ground turmeric, place in the mug when you add the strainer with grated ginger, add the warm water and stir until no lumps.

**If you don’t have a tea strainer, you can place the grated ginger and turmeric in the cup loosely and strain before drinking.

Nutrition Facts per 8 ounce serving:  2 Calories

Lemon Ginger Turmeric “Detox” Tea
 
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Serves: 1 serving
Ingredients
  • You can reserve the “tea” in the strainer for several uses. Feel free to add a sprinkle of cinnamon or cayenne for an additional boost.
  • Start with this simple combo for 1 serving:
  • Ingredients:
  • 8 ounces water
  • 1 tbsp. grated ginger
  • 1 tbsp grated turmeric (*alternatively 1 tsp ground turmeric)
  • Juice from fresh lemon
Instructions
  1. Directions:
  2. Boil water.
  3. Place grated ginger and turmeric in tea strainer** and place inside a coffee mug. Pour boiling water in and let steep for several minutes.
  4. Remove strainer and reserve for second cup of tea. Squeeze several squirts of lemon in mug and enjoy! Note: You can reserve the tea in the strainer for several uses.
  5. *If using ground turmeric, place in the mug when you add the strainer with grated ginger, add the warm water and stir until no lumps.
  6. **If you don’t have a tea strainer, you can place the grated ginger and turmeric in the cup loosely and strain before drinking.
Nutrition Information
Serving size: 1 cup Calories: 2

Fresh Tomato Salsa

Growing up, every night, like clock work, at 6:00 pm, you could find our Mom whipping up one of her nourishing, home-cooked meals. We rarely went out to dinner except occasionally, for a treat.

We distinctly remember after our piano competition when we were 11 years old, we were allowed to pick the restaurant of our choice.  We picked Chi-Chi’s, a Mexican restaurant. We loved the crispy chips that they served before the meals and the amazing salsa for dipping—our mouths still water for it! We always ordered the taco salad and poured the salsa all over it.  (We also were crazy about the fried ice cream that came out with sparklers! Who wouldn’t be? 🙂 ).  And when Chi-Chi’s started selling their salsa at the grocery store, the great news blew our 11-year old-minds–we couldn’t believe we could actually get the stuff without dining out and we begged our Mom to buy it so we could have it at our disposal.

Now, as registered dietitians, we appreciate a good salsa even more as it’s a great way to keep calories down when compared to traditional creamy veggie dip and we always suggest making this swap to our clients who want to lose weight!) and we make our own salsa, but we always try to recreate that flavor we love from Chi-Chi’s!

Fresh Tomato Salsa from The Nutrition Twins

Psst… looking for more healthy recipes?  Please feel free to search this site! And here are a few to try…

We’re obsessed with this salsa and we couldn’t wait to share the recipe with you!  Sweet tomatoes, crispy bell peppers, tart lime juice, and a touch of heat from jalepenos makes for the perfect sweet, savory and spicy combo.  Yep, it’s the perfect salad topper, chip or veggie dip and it’s delish over most proteins, and we confess—it’s so good that you may even catch us eating it with a spoon on  its own!

 

Fresh Tomato Salsa from The Nutrition Twins

 

Plus, it’s packed with vitamins.  The peppers, tomatoes and lime juice all add boost of vitamin C to help keep your immunity up, while also laying the foundation for healthy, beautiful skin (vitamin C plays an important role in collagen formation)—so hello, soft, supple and youthful skin!

And the olive oil acts as a nutrient booster and helps absorb the beta carotene from the tomatoes and peppers. This means that the olive oil enhances beta carotene’s sun protective (beta carotene acts as a natural sunblock!) and anti-inflammatory qualities, helping to keep you even healthier!

Fresh Tomato Salsa from The Nutrition TwinsFresh Tomato Salsa

Makes 4 servings

Ingredients:

1 cup cherry tomatoes, quartered

1 cup red bell pepper, chopped

1 jalepeno, seeds removed, finely chopped

1 Tbsp lime juice

1 Tbsp extra virgin olive oil

¼ tsp salt

1/8 tsp black pepper

Directions

Combine all ingredients in a large bowl.

Stir to combine, and enjoy!

Store in the fridge for 3-4 days.

Nutrition Information per serving (about 1/2 cup servings):

Calories: 47 Fat:  4 g Cholesterol:  0 mg Sodium:  149 mg Potassium:  62 mg Carbohydrates: 4 g Fiber: 1 g Sugar:  1 g Protein:  1 g

Fresh Tomato Salsa
 
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A fresh and easy tomato salsa full of vitamins and nutrients. It's perfect with your favorite dipper!
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Serves: 4 servings
Ingredients
  • 1 cup cherry tomatoes, quartered
  • 1 cup red bell pepper, chopped
  • 1 jalepeno, seeds removed, finely chopped
  • 1 Tbsp lime juice
  • 1 Tbsp extra virgin olive oil
  • ¼ tsp salt
  • ⅛ tsp black pepper
Instructions
  1. Combine all ingredients in a large bowl.
  2. Stir to combine, and enjoy!
  3. Store in the fridge for 3-4 days.
Nutrition Information
Serving size: ¼ of recipe Calories: 47 Fat: 4 g Carbohydrates: 4 g Sugar: 1 g Sodium: 149 mg Fiber: 1 g Protein: 1 g Cholesterol: 0 mg

Fresh Tomato Salsa from The Nutrition Twins

Stuffed Jalapeno Poppers

We’re not gonna lie, we love spicy food. Ever since we were little and our Dad lovingly teased us and said that eating spicy food made you stronger and more “manly” (yep, we were tomboys and daddy’s little girls –and being like him–and more “manly” was strangely quite attractive to us in those days!), we were sold! We’d load our food with red pepper, and enjoy every bite of it! So of course we still enjoy a good ole kick in our taste buds every now and then, and it inspired this recipe. 🙂

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Perfect for enjoying while tailgating or serving as a healthy appetizer before a party, these stuffed jalapeno bites are the definition of lightened up comfort food! Filled with hummus, tomatoes, and feta cheese, you can get your appetizer fix without getting all that extra fat and calories—and at 45 calories a serving, you really can’t go wrong.

 

(Psst… looking for more lightened up recipes? Please feel free to search this site! And here are a few to try…

Skinny Potato Skins

Skinny Mash

Comfort Food Reinvented Apple Pie  

Microwave Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies )

 

Aside from tantalizing your taste buds, here are a few other reasons you can feel good about eating these lil’ numbers!

 

  • They’re meat-free and packed with flavor, so they’re perfect if you are trying to cut back on meat and fearful that you have to cut out all the flavorful stuff!
  • Chickpeas (a.k.a. garbanzo beans) are a great source of protein and fiber and can help lower your cholesterol.
  • Tomatoes are a great source of lycopene, which not only helps to fight cancer, but also keeps your skin youthful by acting as a natural sunblock.

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Stuffed Jalapeno Bites

Makes 8 Servings (16 poppers)

Hummus:

1 can of garbanzo beans (chickpeas), drained (19 0z)

3 garlic cloves, crushed

1 tsp cayenne pepper

½ tsp black pepper

½ tsp red pepper

¼ cup water

1 lemon

(Use about half of the hummus for the stuffed jalapenos and save the rest!)

 

Jalapeno:

8 Jalapenos, sliced in half, seeds removed

½ small tomato, diced

1/8 cup Feta cheese

 

Directions:

  1. In a food processor, add the beans, garlic, cayenne pepper, red pepper, and water.
  2. Cut the lemon in half, and squeeze the juice of each half into the food processor.
  3. Mix the ingredients together until smooth.
  4. For each jalapeno half, dig out the center.
  5. Fill each jalapeno shell with the hummus, and top with the cheese and tomato. Enjoy!

Nutrition Information: 

Calories: 45 kcal

Carbohydrates: 7 grams

Fat: 1 gram

Protein: 2 grams

Cholesterol: 2 mg

Sodium: 115 mg

Sugars: 1 gram

Fiber: 2 grams

Stuffed Jalapeno Poppers
 
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Serves: 8 servings
Ingredients
  • 1 can of garbanzo beans (chickpeas), drained (19 0z)
  • 3 garlic cloves, crushed
  • 1 tsp cayenne pepper
  • ½ tsp black pepper
  • ½ tsp red pepper
  • ¼ cup water
  • 1 lemon
  • 8 Jalapenos, sliced in half, seeds removed
  • ½ small tomato, diced
  • ⅛ cup Feta cheese
Instructions
  1. In a food processor, add the beans, garlic, cayenne pepper, red pepper, and water.
  2. Cut the lemon in half, and squeeze the juice of each half into the food processor.
  3. Mix the ingredients together until smooth.
  4. For each jalapeno half, dig out the center.
  5. Fill each jalapeno shell with the hummus, and top with the cheese and tomato. Enjoy!
Nutrition Information
Serving size: 2 poppers Calories: 45 Fat: 1 g Carbohydrates: 7 g Sugar: 1 g Sodium: 115 mg Fiber: 2 g Protein: 2 g Cholesterol: 2 mg

 

Spicy Roasted Chickpeas and Almonds

Looking for a new healthy snack? That’s one of the top requests we get—you want a snack that’s satisfying and won’t hurt your efforts to get lean—and that’s delicious and packs quite the crunch 😉 .  While some snacks, such as those that are light and airy (like chips) don’t fill you up, leave you hungry, despite packing in fat and calories, that’s not so for this super satisfying snack.   Oh yeah!–these Spicy Roasted Chickpeas and Almonds will leave you satiated– and you won’t overeat at your next meal from hunger.  Woohoo!  (Find out the secret to a weight-loss snack below)

You’ve told us you loved our chickpea bursts—remember these Lemon Sage Chickpea Bursts and these Sweet Barbeque Chickpea Bursts, and that your fans of our Cocoa Honey Nuts. So this crunchster marries the two. And this recipes got a twist and makes the roasted chickpeas and almonds spicy!

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Why does this snack help with weight loss? We didn’t only pick these ingredients because they are crunchy and delicious!

Chickpeas and almonds are rich in both soluble and insoluble fiber, and they are loaded with protein!  This fiber/protein combination makes for a longer lasting energy boost and helps to prevent hunger, so it’s the ideal weight loss snack.  What’s more, this combination fills your stomach and keeps your blood sugar stable.  It’s when your blood sugar dips that you crave energy (think food! and sugar, especially!) and this snack prevents that–and the mood swings too! Oh yeah! 🙂

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Spicy Roasted Chickpeas and Almonds

Makes about 6 Servings

Ingredients

Chickpeas

1 can (15.5 oz) chickpeas

¼ cup finely shredded parmesan

1 minced garlic clove

¼ tsp garlic powder

½ tsp red pepper

salt and pepper to taste

Almonds

1 cup almond slices

½ tsp olive oil

1 tsp chili powder

Serving size: ½ cup

Directions

1. Preheat the oven to 400 degrees.

2. Open and drain the can of chickpeas in a strainer. Pour the chickpeas into a large bowl.

3. Mix the parmesan cheese, minced garlic clove, garlic powder, and red pepper in with the chickpeas. Lightly salt and pepper the mixture.

4. Line a baking sheet with aluminum foil, then, pour the mixture onto the lined baking sheet.

5. Begin roasting the chickpeas in the oven for 30 minutes.

6. Pour the sliced almonds into a different large bowl and add the olive oil. Mix well so that all the almonds are lightly coated with the oil.

7. Add the chili powder to the bowl and mix well.

8. Line another baking sheet with aluminum foil.

9. Place the almond mixture on the lined baking sheet, then, roast in the oven for 5 minutes.

10. When both mixtures are roasted, combine these mixtures together. Enjoy!

Nutrition Information:

Calories: 196

Carbohydrates: 15 g

Fat: 11 g

Protein: 10 g

Cholesterol: 4 mg

Sodium: 306 mg

Sugar: 2 g

Fiber: 5 g

Spicy Roasted Chickpeas and Almonds
 
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Serves: 6 servings
Ingredients
  • 1 can (15.5 oz) chickpeas
  • ¼ cup finely shredded parmesan
  • 1 minced garlic clove
  • ¼ tsp garlic powder
  • ½ tsp red pepper
  • 1 cup almond slices
  • ½ tsp olive oil
  • 1 tsp chili powder
  • salt and pepper to taste
Instructions
  1. Preheat the oven to 400 degrees.
  2. Open and drain the can of chickpeas in a strainer. Pour the chickpeas into a large bowl.
  3. Mix the parmesan cheese, minced garlic clove, garlic powder, and red pepper in with the chickpeas. Lightly salt and pepper the mixture.
  4. Line a baking sheet with aluminum foil, then, pour the mixture onto the lined baking sheet.
  5. Begin roasting the chickpeas in the oven for 30 minutes.
  6. Pour the sliced almonds into a different large bowl and add the olive oil. Mix well so that all the almonds are lightly coated with the oil.
  7. Add the chili powder to the bowl and mix well.
  8. Line another baking sheet with aluminum foil.
  9. Place the almond mixture on the lined baking sheet, then, roast in the oven for 5 minutes.
  10. When both mixtures are roasted, combine these mixtures together. Enjoy!
Nutrition Information
Calories: 196 Fat: 11 g Carbohydrates: 15 g Sugar: 2 g Sodium: 306 mg Fiber: 5 g Protein: 10 g Cholesterol: 4 mg

Cajun Chicken

As you probably know, we completed our nutrition education in the South (Atlanta for Tammy, North Carolina for Lyssie) and have such a soft spot in our hearts for the land below the Mason Dixon line. 😉 Nothing like a little southern hospitality and charm to make us smile! And we gotta say that we are dying to get to the New Orleans (for so many reasons!) since despite having have spent time living in the South, we never made it there! One reason we’re excited to make that trip is that we love spicy food and we wanna give our tongues a taste of good ole’ New Orleans heat, so we’ve whipped up this delish Cajun Chicken recipe in anticipation of our arrival later this year on vacay! We hope you like it as much as we do! 🙂

And if you’re a fan of Cajun flavors, you may like our Cajun & Kale Popcorn! Or if you’re just looking for more ways to make chicken that’s not humdrum, try our Peruvian Style Chicken , our Rosemary Chicken or our Yogurt Paprika Chicken!

 Cajun Chicken

 

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Cajun Chicken

This recipe is delish as it is, but some may want to add the sauce for an extra zing!

Serves: 4

 

Ingredients

4 boneless skinless chicken breasts

1 large lemon

1/2 tbsp hot sauce

1/8 tbsp salt

1 tbsp fresh cracked pepper

1 tablespoon cayenne pepper

1 tablespoon paprika

1 tablespoon onion powder

1 tablespoon garlic powder

 

1/4 cup Greek yogurt (optional)

Hot sauce to taste (optional)

 

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to broil. Rinse off the chicken breasts and pat them dry.
  2. Mix together all dry ingredients and then rub on chicken breasts evenly on both sides.
  3. Add the hot sauce and the juice of lemon into baking pan and stir together. Set the chicken in the baking pan and flip over to moisten on both sides. Place the pan in the oven and broil for 7 minutes, flip over and broil an additional 7 minutes on the other side.
  4. For sauce, if using: In a small bowl, mix Greek yogurt and hot sauce to your desired heat.  Drizzle over chicken.
  5. Serve with a side salad, steamed veggies and a whole grain like a half cup of quinoa! Enjoy!!

 

Nutrition Facts: 119 calories, 2 g fat, 0 g saturated fat, 49 mg cholesterol, 294 mg sodium, 6 g carbs, 2 g fiber, 2 g sugar, 20 g protein

Cajun Chicken
 
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Serves: 4
Ingredients
  • 4 boneless skinless chicken breasts
  • 1 large lemon
  • ½ tbsp hot sauce
  • ⅛ tbsp salt
  • 1 tbsp fresh cracked pepper
  • 1 tablespoon cayenne pepper
  • 1 tablespoon paprika
  • 1 tablespoon onion powder
  • ¼ cup Greek yogurt
  • Hot sauce to taste
  • 1 tablespoon garlic powder
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to broil. Rinse off the chicken breasts and pat them dry.
  2. Mix together all dry ingredients and then rub on chicken breasts evenly on both sides..
  3. Add the hot sauce and the juice of lemon into baking pan and stir together. Set the chicken in the baking pan and flip over to moisten on both sides. Place the pan in the oven and broil for 7 minutes, flip over and broil an additional 7 minutes on the other side.
  4. In a small bowl, mix Greek yogurt and hot sauce to your desired heat. Drizzle over chicken.
  5. Serve with a side salad, steamed veggies and a whole grain like a half cup of quinoa! Enjoy!!
Nutrition Information
Calories: 119 Fat: 2 g Saturated fat: 0 g Carbohydrates: 6 g Sugar: 2 g Sodium: 294 mg Fiber: 2 g Protein: 20 g Cholesterol: 49 mg

 

Southwestern Mini Turkey Meatballs

When we were growing up, our mom had three “go-to” recipes that she’d serve when she entertained guests that she knew were crowd-pleasers. One of these dishes was a meatball dish and her guests always would ask her for the recipe. When we saw this turkey meatball recipe it immediately made us think of her dish and we knew we had to give it a whirl. These are made using Dannon® OIKOS® Greek nonfat yogurt and though they are made using lean turkey, you’d never know it because the yogurt keeps these pups super moist!

 

 

Psst… looking for super easy, super speedy, lightened up comfort foods that make great desserts?  Try these…

Microwave Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies

Microwave Pineapple White Chocolate Chip Cookie!

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Southwestern Mini Turkey Meatballs
Bite–sized meatballs served with a spicy, creamy salsa dip. Makes enough for a party!
Prep time 20 Minutes
Cook Time 10 Minutes
Yields 72 servings

Ingredients
2 lbs ground turkey (we used ground turkey breast to help reduce some of the fat and calories)
1 cup finely crushed tortilla chips
1 egg
2 cups Dannon® Oikos® Plain Greek Nonfat Yogurt
1/2 cup chopped cilantro
1 cup prepared (jar) picante sauce or salsa, divided
1 cup frozen corn kernels, thawed
1 cup black beans
1 tsp cumin
1 tsp ground chipotle chili powder, divided

 

Directions

1.In a bowl Mix together yogurt, salsa, cumin and chipotle chili powder. Set 1 1/2 cups aside in the refrigerator.
2.In another bowl mix together turkey, crushed chips, egg, remaining seasoned yogurt, cilantro, corn, black beans. Using a small scoop spoon, make tablespoon sized balls, and place on a lightly greased shallow baking sheet and bake in a preheated 400 degrees F for 20-25 minutes or until lightly browned.
3.Serve meat balls on shredded lettuce with reserved sauce for dipping.

Nutrition Facts per Serving (1 meatball made with turkey breast): 25 Calories, 2 g Carbohydrate, 0 g fat, 3 g protein, 0 g fiber, 49 mg sodium
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Southwestern Mini Turkey Meatballs
 
Bite–sized meatballs served with a spicy, creamy salsa dip. Makes enough for a party!
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Serves: 72
Ingredients
  • 2 lbs ground turkey (we used ground turkey breast to help reduce some of the fat and calories)
  • 1 cup finely crushed tortilla chips
  • 1 egg
  • 2 cups Dannon® Oikos® Plain Greek Nonfat Yogurt
  • ½ cup chopped cilantro
  • 1 cup prepared (jar) picante sauce or salsa, divided
  • 1 cup frozen corn kernels, thawed
  • 1 cup black beans
  • 1 tsp cumin
  • 1 tsp ground chipotle chili powder, divided
Instructions
  1. Directions
  2. In a bowl Mix together yogurt, salsa, cumin and chipotle chili powder. Set 1½ cups aside in the refrigerator.
  3. In another bowl mix together turkey, crushed chips, egg, remaining seasoned yogurt, cilantro, corn, black beans. Using a small scoop spoon, make tablespoon sized balls, and place on a lightly greased shallow baking sheet and bake in a preheated 400 degrees F for 20-25 minutes or until lightly browned.
  4. Serve meat balls on shredded lettuce with reserved sauce for dipping.
Nutrition Information
Serving size: 1 meatball Calories: 25 Fat: 0 g Carbohydrates: 2 g Sodium: 49 mg Protein: 3 g