Saturday, August 14, 2010

Newest additions to plus a recipe for No bake snack mix

Here are the lastest additions to - Hope you enjoy! Cynthia York-Camden MS, RD, LDN

Must have nutrients and tips to keep women healthy and active! By Cynthia York-Camden MS, RD, LDN As women we are doing so much every week including focusing on our family, friends, church and community responsiblities. Many times we are focused on others needs and forget to pamper ourselves. One way to pamper our bodies is to make sure we make healthier food choices and stay active. We can choose to take better care of ourselves so that we can feel better and yet many of us choose to take better care of ourselves so that we can do more for our families and loved ones (how about that of motivation ladies?) . Here are some simple ways to work on some important “must have” nutrients" and tips that women of all ages need to stay healthy, energetic and full of life. Enjoy!
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Recipe from
No-Bake Trail Mix Serves 12 Makes 6 cups (1.5 L) Marilyn Small, RD Post Cereals Toronto, ON

Here’s a quick and easy snack to make up and take along for a high-carbohydrate energy boost!
Prepare as needed. Keep in airtight container. Mixture will be less crisp after 1 or 2 days.
Allergy Alert This recipe contains nuts, so check for nut allergies before serving.

4 cups Shreddies, Wheat Chex, Multi-bran Chex, or Multi-Grain Cheerios, 1 L
1 tsp cinnamon 5 mL
1 1/2 cups chopped mixed dried fruit 375 mL
1/2 cup whole almonds, toasted 125 mL
1 cup coconut (optional) 250 mL

1. Combine cereal and cinnamon in large bowl; mix in remaining ingredients.

Nutritional Analysis per ½ cup serving
Calories 153 Protein 3.2 g Fat 3.9 g Carbohydrate 28.3 g Dietary Fiber 3.2 g Sodium 106 mg
Excellent source of thiamin. Good source of iron. Moderate source of dietary fiber.

Source: Canadian Diabetes Association Food Choice Values Source: Great Food Fast, Dietitians of Canada published by Robert Rose, 2000 and Post Cereals Toronto.