Chickpea Burgers by Rhyan Geiger, RDNHot summer days warrant a delicious burger recipe that anyone can enjoy. Skip the meat and try these chickpea burgers and I promise, you'll love them. Not only are they packed with savory flavors, fiber and protein, but they're are a great alternative to 'meatless Monday's or any day for that matter. Healthful Lentil SoupSo, this kitchen contraption known as a pressure cooker has become a pretty popular thing these days. It makes food super-fast, which is great when you are always on the run. It’s also perfect for that one recipe that would normally take 7-8 hours to cook, but you just don’t have that time and still crave the meal. Lentil soup is perfect this time of year. It’s warm and goes great with a side of cornbread, your favorite breadsticks or just by itself. Did you know lentils are a good source of cholesterol-lowering fiber? Not only do they help lower cholesterol levels, they help manage blood-sugar disorders due to the high fiber content. Fiber helps prevent your blood sugar levels from rising after a meal. Lentils are also packed with protein, iron and B vitamins. This is a must make-recipe so let’s get started.Slow Cookin’ Pepper SteakThis is an awesome summer meal, not just because it’s super quick to make, but because it goes in your slow cooker, which avoids using the stove/oven for cooking, keeping your house much cooler later in the day and into the evening.Jalepeno Popper BurgerThis sassy burger has a little bit of bite and a whole lot of flavor! This super tender sandwich is made with ground sirloin, a lean ground beef, made from the center loan cut creating a yummy-tender burger. Don’t forget to load up on the tomatoes, lettuce and red onions for extra healthful nutrients. All you have to do now is invite your family and friends over for a delicious cookout for the holiday weekend!
Greek Beef Kebabs with Cucumber SaladAs the weather warms, cooking outside is must in our house. These kebabs are seasoned with a zesty marinade that goes great with a side of rice or quinoa and refreshing cucumber salad.Fish Tacos with Avocado-Lime CremaTacos are not just served on Tuesday’s in our house. In fact, we eat them about 2 times per week. They are super easy and with the right ingredients, they’re pretty darn healthful. These fish tacos are exactly that – healthy! The smoky flavors of cumin and paprika pair perfectly with this tangy sauce making each bite a perfect balance of flavors!
Neighborhood Outreach Access to Health (NOAH) is a Health Center Program grantee under 42 U.S.C. 254b, and a deemed Federal Tort Claims Act (FTCA) Public Health Service organization under 42 U.S.C. 233(g)-(n). NOAH is an Equal Opportunity Employer.