Friday, August 28, 2015

Want to eat like the Phillies? Give these recipes a try


Want to eat like the Phillies? Give these recipes a try.

Bison/Turkey Meatloaf

2 large eggs
¼ red bell pepper
1 small shallot
2” piece of carrot, sliced
1 tbsp fresh oregano
¼ cup fresh basil
2 garlic cloves
1 cup cooked quinoa or millet
2 pounds ground bison or turkey
Salt and pepper to taste

  1. Preheat oven to 375 °.
  2. In a food processor, combine peppers through garlic. Pulse until vegetables are almost pureed.
  3. In a large bowl combine the vegetable mixture with the cooked quinoa and ground meat.
  4. Season with salt and pepper and mix together.
  5. Divide meat mixture into two equal parts.
  6. On a lined baking sheet, form the meat mixture into loaves (3 inches wide and 1 inch high).
  7. Bake for 30 minutes, uncovered, or until cooked through.

Southwest Quinoa Salad with Black Beans

1 cup uncooked quinoa, rinsed and drained
2 cups water
16 oz can black beans, rinsed and drained
1 ½ cups fresh corn kernels (or frozen)
1 cup chopped bell peppers (use red, orange or yellow)
1 cup halved grape or cherry tomatoes
1 cup chopped English cucumber (leave skin on for green color)
1 tablespoon  extra-virgin olive oil
1 tablespoon red wine vinegar
1/3 cup chopped fresh cilantro
Juice and zest of one lime
1 teaspoon ground cumin
Salt and pepper to taste

  1. Rinse Quinoa
  2. In a medium sauce pan, combine quinoa and water. Bring to a boil. Cover, reduce heat, and simmer 15 minutes or until water is absorbed (do not stir once covered). Cool.
  3. In a large bowl, combine the quinoa, beans, corn, peppers, tomato and cucumber.
  4. Add the olive oil, vinegar, lime juice and zest, cilantro and cumin. Season with salt and pepper and mix together.

Roasted Asparagus 

1 bundle of asparagus (1 pound), ends trimmed
1 tbsp olive oil
Salt and pepper to taste
Zest of a lemon 

  1. Heat oven to 400.
  2. Toss asparagus with oil, salt and pepper.
  3. Arrange in a single layer on a baking dish.
  4. Roast for 8-10 minutes or until tender yet firm.
  5. Finish by tossing with lemon zest


Katie Cavuto, MS, RD, is a culinary nutritionist. She’s the president of Healthy Bites, a company offering local and national culinary nutrition services, and the dietitian for the Philadelphia Phillies.

Culinary Nutritionist, Dietitian for the Philadelphia Phillies
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