Hummus, a healthy dip made from chickpeas, is a nutrition powerhouse. It is packed full of protein, fiber and antioxidants. But don’t overlook it even if you are trying to cut calories from your diet. Kimberly Smith, a health educator with ADC’s Weight Loss and Health Risk Management Program, shared her recipe for a lower-calorie version of this popular spread.
Need a healthy appetizer for a festive occasion? How about a dip?
ADC Health Educator Kim Fry demonstrates how to turn plain Greek yogurt into a dip bursting with flavor with lower calories and fat.
Have a craving for something sweet but trying to to lose weight? This recipe for brownies not only cuts the calories and fat, but it’s also gluten-free and one of the recipes recommended by ADC’s health educators.
Dietitians at The Austin Diagnostic Clinic looked through their recipes and found a stuffing that is not only nutritious for people with diabetes, but also an option for vegetarians and those who eat a gluten-free diet.
Stuffing is a Thanksgiving dinner tradition, but it’s often loaded with fat and calories. Can you cut the fat and calories of this Thanksgiving side dish without losing flavor? Our health educators say yes!
Courtney Flatt, a health educator with ADC’s weight loss program demonstrates how to put together a low fat cheesecake that’s just a fraction of the fat and calories of a traditional cheesecake.
Is there a healthier way to prepare cranberries for Thanksgiving dinner? In this healthy Thanksgiving recipe video, ADC’s Kim Fry shows you how to prepare a lower-sugar version of cranberry salad just in time for your holiday feast.
Even if you’re trying to watch your weight, you can grill up a feast that won’t threaten your waistline. ADC’s Kim Fry and Kimberly Smith recently broke out the grill to try out marinated salmon and vegetables on the grill.
Grilled peaches make a great dessert! Watch how Kim Fry and Kimberly Smith from Weight and Health Risk Management whipped up some local peaches for dessert.
You can serve these plain or garnished with a little plain yogurt, fat free whipped cream or chopped nuts.
Gazpacho is a tomato-based raw vegetable soup. It tastes great chilled, so it’s perfect for our hot Texas summers. Kimberley Smith, ADC Weight and Health Risk Management health educator, spent time in Spain and picked up this recipe while she was there.