In addition to ongoing nutrition classes and support groups at the St. Rita’s Weight Management Center, we provide individual nutritional support and ongoing updates to our recipes. We all love to eat! It’s what and how we eat that matters! Join us in our kitchen.
To help assist you in your weight loss journey, you may find some of the following websites as good resources:
Bariatric Eating (www.bariatrieating.com) – read success stories, get other support, recipes
Calorie King (www.calorieking.com) – just plug in a food item and portion size and it tells you the calorie count
Chef Dave (www.chefdave.org) – provides recipes for the person who has had weight-loss surgery and cookbooks you can order
Daily Plate (www.thedailyplate.com) – calculate calories, journal your intake, and track fitness
Choose My Plate (www.choosemyplate.gov) – healthy eating tips, plan your meals, track your intake
National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (www.nhlbi.nih.gov) – resources for calculating BMI, planning your menus and useful information for weight management
The Camp System (www.mindfuleating.org) – provides education and tasks to improve awareness of eating behaviors
Combine the cereal with the nuts, dried fruit, and chocolate chips (if using) in a sealable sandwich bag.
HEAT oil in Dutch oven or large deep skillet on medium-high heat. Add yellow onions and garlic; cook and stir 5 min. or until onions are crisp-tender.
STIR in seasonings; cook 1 min. Add tomatoes, beans, peppers, corn and quinoa; stir. Bring to boil; cover. Simmer on medium-low heat 25 min. or until quinoa is tender, stirring occasionally.
REMOVE from heat. Stir in green onions and cilantro. Serve topped with cheese.
Combine all ingredients in a blender and blend until smooth.
Amount per Serving
Nutrition Class is held monthly before our support group. This is a great opportunity to speak with the dietitian and learn more on specific nutrition topics.