WIC Inspired Recipes – Tuna Stuffed Tomatoes
These Tuna Stuffed Tomatoes with minimal ingredients make a great fresh snack (or meal) for those hot summer days when you don’t feel like cooking, and they only take a few minutes to make!
TUNA STUFFED TOMATOES
3 cans of tuna (drained)
2 – 3 large tomatoes (the bigger the better!)
½ cup of chopped parsley
Black pepper & onion powder to taste
Optional: Add 1 – 2 tbsp of plain yogurt to make the tuna mix creamy
Drain 3 cans of tuna and empty into a medium sized bowl. Chop ½ cup of parsley and mix in with the tuna, along with black pepper and onion powder to taste.
Rinse tomatoes with water and use a knife to cut a circle around the stems. Remove the top of the tomato and gently hollow out the insides with a spoon. Fill the tomatoes with the tuna mixture and enjoy!
Summer Sheet Pan Recipes With WIC Foods
Summertime is the perfect time to enjoy quick and healthy meals with your family.
A quick healthy summer meal for the entire family is just a sheet pan and a few WIC ingredients away.
One of the easiest ways to do this is to use a sheet pan and a few WIC ingredients. Simply preheat your oven, line your sheet pan with foil, and add your favorite vegetables. Season everything with salt, pepper, and your favorite herbs, and roast in the oven until cooked through.
Sheet pan meals are not only healthy and delicious, but are also quick and easy to make. Plus, cleanup is a breeze! So next time you’re looking for a summertime meal that the whole family will enjoy, reach for a sheet pan and a few WIC ingredients. Here are a few ideas to kick-start your dinner.
For breakfast, lunch or dinner this sheet pan meal is tasty any time of day!
ROASTED VEGGIES & EGGS
Round up all your leftover vegetables you can find here are a few ideas:
Bell peppers, chopped
Toss vegetables on the pan and add 2 tablespoons of olive oil and season with salt and pepper. You can also add any other seasonings you may like such as a sprinkle of dried Italian Seasoning, garlic powder, onion powder or cumin. Put the vegetables on one side of the pan. Bake at 375 for about 20 to 30 minutes or until the vegetables are tender. Once they are cooked, remove from the pan. Serve.
For the Eggs:
Spray pan with non-stick spray and break eggs (as many as you would like) onto a sheet pan. Cook at 425 degrees for about 5 minutes or until eggs are set and cooked to the way you like them. Place vegetables on a plate and top with egg.
This recipe is a spin on fish and chips, and can all be done on one sheet pan.
TUNA PATTIES AND ROASTED POTATOES
2 cans Tuna
2 potatoes, diced
1/2 onion, diced, divided
¼ cup of breadcrumbs
Salt and pepper
Put drained tuna in a bowl. Add ½ of the onion you diced (keeping some of the potatoes). Add breadcrumbs, egg, chopped celery. Form into patties, and place on a baking sheet. Brush the top with olive oil. Place diced potatoes on the other side of the baking sheet and the remaining onion. Season with salt and pepper. Cook at 400 for 15 minutes. Flip the tuna patties and cook for another 10 minutes. Serve.
Breakfast Important Meal For Expecting Moms
A woman’s body goes through so many changes during pregnancy. Mom’s, after all, are creating a life. Breakfast is an important meal for everyone, but that is especially true for pregnant women.
Breakfast helps expecting women fuel their day, support baby’s development, help provide needed nutrition and maintain a healthy weight.
The Texas WIC food package includes several healthy breakfast options for Pregnant women, to help support them during pregnancy, including:
- Breakfast Cereal
- Fruits and vegetables
- Peanut butter
The entire package includes more foods, check the entire package out on the Texas WIC website. If you are pregnant, apply for WIC on their website here.
Breakfast is the first meal of the day after sleeping for roughly 8 hours. The energy boost from your first meal can help moms get the nutrition they need. Use WIC foods like milk, cereal and fruit to make this breakfast recipe, that’s really perfect any time of day.
CEREAL, FRUIT SMOOTHIE BOWL
1/2 cup of breakfast cereal
2 cups fresh or frozen berries
½ cup milk
Toppings such as almonds, berries or cereal
Blend frozen berries, banana and milk. Blend until smooth. Pour smoothie into a bowl and top with breakfast cereal or sliced fruit. Makes 2 servings