Sunday, October 23, 2011

Some WLS Pureed recipes

Here are just a few recipes I was provided in my info packet.

Basic Meat Stew

2 tbsp oil
1 1/2 pounds boneless stew meat cut into 1 inch cubes
1/3 cup flour
3 cups liquid (water or vegetables juice)
4 medium potatoes, scrubbed and cut up
5 medium carrots, scrubbed and cut up

Heat oil in large size heavy saucepan over medium high heat. Coat the meat in flour and brown in oil. Add the liquid and cover tightly. Simmer over medium heat for 1 1/2 hours. Add potatoes and carrots. Cover and simmer for 20 minutes. Puree stew in food processor or blender until smooth. Store in fridge for up to 2 days or in freezer for 2-3 months.
Makes 20-25 food cubes
Serving size: per 4.65 ounces
Calories: 139... Protein: 13 grams... Total fat: 4.21 gram.


Combination Dinner

1 cup cooked meat (beef, chicken, fish, ham, etc)
2/3 cup cooked veggies
1 cup stock
Place in blender or food processor. Puree and freeze into ice cube trays.
Serving size: per 2 ounces
Calories: 36... Protein: 5 grams... Total fat: less than 1 gram.

Pureed Legumes

1 cup any legume (black beans, kidney beans, garbanzo beans, navy beans, pinto beans, black eye beans. lentils, etc.)
3 cups water
3/4 cup nonfat milk
rinse 1 cup of any legume. Soak in water overnight or bring to a boil for 2 minutes, cover, and then allow to sit for 2 hours. Drain off the soaking water or cooking water, then add 3 cups fresh water and bring beans to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer, covered, until beans are tender (30 mins-2 hours depending on legume). Skim surface often as beans are simmering. Puree with 3/4 cup non fat milk. Freeze in ice cube trays.
Serving Size: per 2 ounces
Calories: 28... Protein: 2 grams... Total fat: less than 1 gram.

Orange and Cream Protein Smoothie

2 cups vanilla fat free yogurt
1/3 cup orange juice
1 cup skim milk
3 scoops protein powder
Combine all ingredients in a blender. Blend until smooth. It you would like a thinner smoothie, just add more skim milk to blender until desired consistency is reached. Keep in fridge for up to 2 days or 1 month in freezer.
Makes 24-28 1 oz servings.
(can also be made into a popsicle by placing mixture in ice cube tray and then inserting a toothpick into center of each cube before freezing.)
Serving Size: per 1 ounce
Calories: 32... Protein: 4 grams... Total fat: less than 1 gram.


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