Elevate Your Plate: Recipes for National Nutrition Month


Through our #StrongerHearts partnership, LifeBridge Health collaborates with the American Heart Association to bring resources and medical expertise to our community. This March, to celebrate National Nutrition Month, we’ve joined forces again to share three easy, nutritious and absolutely delicious recipes. Whether you're a seasoned chef or a novice in the kitchen, these videos will guide you through each step, making cooking at home a breeze.

Veggie Migas: A Colorful Breakfast
Start your day with a burst of color and flavor! Our veggie migas recipe combines fresh vegetables and eggs in a dish that's as nutritious as it is delicious. Perfect for breakfast or brunch, migas are a traditional Tex-Mex dish that you can customize with your favorite veggies.

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• 3 corn tortillas
• ½ small red onion
• ½ red pepper
• ½ cup carrots
• ½ cup zucchini
• ½ cup tomatoes
• ½ cup green onions
• 1 jalapeño
• Low sodium salsa
• 2 extra large eggs
• 3 egg whites
• ¼ cup water
• 1 tsp canola oil
• Salt
• Black pepper

This recipe not only offers a great way to incorporate more vegetables into your morning routine but also brings a taste of Tex-Mex cuisine right to your table.

Egg Muffin Cups with Turkey Sausage and Mushrooms: Nutrition On-the-Go
Our egg muffin cups with turkey sausage and mushrooms are the perfect solution for those busy mornings when you need a quick yet nourishing breakfast. Packed with protein and loaded with flavor, these muffin cups can be made in advance and stored in the refrigerator for a grab-and-go breakfast that doesn't compromise on nutrition or taste.

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• 2 tsp canola oil
• 8 frozen turkey sausages
• 1 onion
• 1 container sliced mushrooms
• 1 ¾ cup egg substitute
• ¼ cup skim milk
• ¼ tsb pepper
• 1 cup shredded fat-free cheddar cheese

Customize your muffin cups with different vegetables or switch up the protein to keep breakfast interesting and nutritious.

Tip: ¼ cup egg substitute = 1 egg

Ranch Chive Popcorn: A Snack That Pops with Flavor
Snacking can be healthy, and our ranch chive popcorn proves it! This recipe takes the classic popcorn snack and elevates it with a sprinkle of homemade ranch and chive seasoning. It's the perfect snack for movie nights or when you're craving something savory and crunchy.

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• 4 tbsp canola oil or safflower oil, divided
• ¾ cup popcorn kernels
• 1 ½ tbsp dried chives
• 1 tbsp dried parsley
• 1 tsp dried dill
• ½ tsp garlic powder
• ¼ tsp salt
• ¼ tsp black pepper

This homemade seasoning is not only healthier than store-bought options, but it also adds a fresh and zesty flavor to your popcorn that you'll love.

An Ongoing Effort
National Nutrition Month is the perfect time to explore new recipes and discover the joy of cooking with nutritious ingredients. These recipes are designed to be simple, healthy and flavorful, making it easier to enjoy meals that support your wellness goals. But nutrition and wellness are not only important in March!

LifeBridge Health’s nutrition care team and registered dieticians are available year-round to help. Call 410-601-9355 to schedule an appointment for additional guidance, including healthy living expertise and counseling.