When it comes to optimizing nutrition habits, it's recommended to make a trip to the grocery store about once a week for fresh foods. However, when a weekly grocery trip is not possible, the next best strategy is to purchase shelf stable goods that can last a few weeks or even up to a few months. Join EXOS Performance Dietitian, Paige Foote, in this video series as she shares healthy nutrition strategies and wholesome reciepes for when fresh food sources are limited.
Learn what shelf-stable items to purchase on your next grocery trip and how to use those shelf stable components to build a balanced meal: produce, fiber-rich starches, proteins, and healthy fats. Join Paige in this video to learn more about the benefits certain pantry and freezer friendly ingredients can provide to your nutritional needs. Download the PDF here
Join Registered Dietitian Paige Foote, as she explores breakfast recipes using shelf-stable ingredients. Reduce your risk of exposure by downloading our recipes below and stocking up at the store with these pantry-friendly ingredients. Bonus: These recipes are vegetarian-friendly! Try these recipe ideas in your kitchen, and tell us what you think!
Oatmeal is the powerhouse of breakfast dishes. Not only is it a great source of heart-healthy soluble fiber, but it's also incredibly versatile with it's endless topping variations. If you think oatmeal is boring, you're doing it wrong. Check out our video to find out what topping combinations can spice up your bowl.
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Smoothies are a great way to start the day off with a serving of fruits and vegetables, and by using frozen produce, they make for a great shelf-stable recipe that can stay in your fridge for many weeks. Check out our video to find out how you can modify your smoothies to your appetite and taste preferences...
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Pancakes are the perfect way to fuel up for a busy day. These pancakes use whole wheat flour to give you a fiber boost to help you feel fuller for longer. They're also perfect for mixing in other "nutrition boosters," such as fresh fruit, chia or flax seeds, and protein powder. Check out our video to learn more about creating a healthy pancake batter from shelf-stable ingredients.
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Join Registered Dietitian Paige Foote, as she explores lunch and dinner recipes using shelf-stable ingredients. Reduce your risk of exposure by downloading our recipes below and stocking up at the store with these pantry-friendly ingredients. Try these recipe ideas in your kitchen, and tell us what you think!
This soup is as easy as it is tasty. The star of the show is shelf-stable ingredient lentils, an affordable plant-based protein source that features many nutrients including iron and magnesium. All you need is some pantry staples and an Instant Pot or slow cooker to throw it together in a pinch. Check out this video to learn more about the benefits of this vegetarian friendly soup, as well as great alternative ingredients to substitute when your pantry is low.
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Did you know that you can meet your weekly omega-3 needs from just two servings of fatty fish per week? Salmon is an excellent source of this heart and brain healthy fat. This recipe features shelf-stable canned salmon, colorful vegetables, and hearty brown rice to give you a balanced and tasty meal that you can make in under 30 minutes. Check out this video to learn more about how fried rice can be healthy, as well as great substitute ingredients.
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In the mood for comfort food? This shelf-stable chili recipe has the indulgent taste you're looking for, but also offers delicious plant-based protein with canned beans. Canned tomatoes are also a good source of the antioxidant, lycopene. It hs been shown to help reduce inflammation and protect our bodies against certain conditions such as cancer and heart disease. Check out this video to learn more about the benefits of this vegan-friendly vegetarian meal, as well as great alternative ingredients.
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