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Spicy Chili Turkey Pitas

Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics
Date Posted:
March 10, 2014

Like a taco, but tucked in a pita! As a meal for four that costs $10 or less, Spicy Chili Turkey Pockets hit the mark for a quick and easy family supper or for a hearty lunch on the weekend.

  • Planning and Prep

    Julienne Vegetables

    Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics

    Finding fun and new ways to serve vegetables – like julienning – can make it easier to get the two and a half cups we need every day. View Video

  • Multimedia

    Food Safety When Dining Outdoors

    Picnics, campouts and tailgates are a few of the great reasons to eat outdoors. Just follow these tips from Torey Armul, MS, RD, CSSD, LDN, to make sure your next cookout adventure doesn't come with a case of food poisoning. View Video

  • Multimedia

    Safely Pack Your Lunch

    A packed lunch can be a great way to eat healthfully when you're away from home. Whether you are packing your child's lunch for school or your own lunch for work, there are important food safety practices you must remember. Sonya Angelone, MS, RDN, CLT, provides tips on how to keep bacteria away while packing lunch. View Video

  • Multimedia

    Food Safety When Hosting a Party

    Hosting a party is a fun way to bring food, friends and family together. Whether you're hosting a sit-down dinner or buffet-style reception, it's important to serve food that is not only delicious but safe, too. Watch as Nancy Farrell, MS, RDN, offers tips to keep your party safe from food poisoning. View Video

  • Multimedia

    Jerk Chicken Kebabs Recipe Video

    Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics

    Ready to head outside and grill up nutritious Jerk Chicken Kebabs? Watch Angela Ginn, RDN, LDN, CDE, make this hassle-free dish, featuring proper food preparation techniques so you can see how it's done each step of the way.

    View the recipe here.

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  • Multimedia

    How to Grill Safely Video

    Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics

    Love to grill? Registered dietitian nutritionist Jim White offers tips to grill safely and avoid common mistakes that might result in food poisoning. View Video

  • Allergies and Intolerances

    How to Create a PKU-Friendly Diet

    Monique Ryan, MS, RD, CSSD, LDN

    Phenylketonuria, or PKU, is a genetically inherited birth defect that causes an unwanted buildup of the amino acid phenylalanine in the blood, and a strict diet limited in phenylalanine is the main treatment. View Video

  • Planning and Prep

    6 Tips to Lighten Your Carbon Foodprint

    Taylor Wolfram, MS, RDN, LDN

    Carpooling, biking and public transit are all obvious ways to decrease your impact on the environment. Additionally, there are plenty of easy shopping-related actions to lighten your carbon foodprint while eating healthier. View Video

  • Planning and Prep

    7 Ways to Enhance the Flavor of Your Meals

    Taylor Wolfram, MS, RDN, LDN

    Cooking at home can be healthy, rewarding and cost-effective. The foods you enjoy are likely the ones you eat the most, so make taste a kitchen priority when preparing healthy, nutritious meals. View Video

  • Lifestyle

    Egg Essentials

    Taylor Wolfram, MS, RDN, LDN

    Eggs are front and center during Easter time. Hard-boiled, dyed and decorated eggs are a beloved Easter tradition. But are you up to speed on your egg expertise? Get the answers to these common egg questions. View Video

  • Weight Loss

    4 Ways to Shed the Weight for Good

    Taylor Wolfram, MS, RDN, LDN

    What are the crucial behavior differences between those who keep weight off and those who put it back on? Here are four key behaviors that separate the maintainers from the gainers. View Video

  • Four Steps

    Cook Once, Eat Safely throughout the Week

    Ruth Frechman, MA, RDN, CPT

    After spending a long day at work, enjoying a home-cooked meal sounds appealing; however, not everyone has the time and energy to sweat over a hot stove every night. The solution is to prepare meals over the weekend and reheat them during the week. The question is, how far in advance can meals be prepared while still being safe to eat? View Video

  • Diseases and Conditions

    Reduce Risk During Cancer Control Month

    Taylor Wolfram, MS, RDN, LDN

    April is Cancer Control Month, a time to focus on what you can do to reduce your risk of cancer. In the United States, men have nearly a 1 in 2 lifetime risk of developing cancer; for women, the risk is closer to 1 in 3. View Video

  • Wellness

    5 Top Foods for Eye Health

    Taylor Wolfram, MS, RDN, LDN

    Do your eyes have all the nutrients they need to help prevent cataracts, macular degeneration, glaucoma and other sight woes? View Video

  • Planning and Prep

    10 Tips for Eating Right Affordably

    U.S. food prices continue to rise and shoppers are challenged to find more economical ways to buy groceries and prepare healthy meals. Here are 10 tips for stretching your food dollar. View Video

  • Planning and Prep

    Nutritious Family Meals Made Easy

    Even the most knowledgeable parents can use help making sure their children are eating healthy meals. The good news is that shopping, cooking and eating have just gotten easier with assistance from www.kidseatright.org, a new website from the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics and its Foundation. View Video

  • Resources

    Qualifications of a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist

    A registered dietitian nutritionist is a food and nutrition expert who has met academic and professional requirements including earning a bachelor's degree with course work approved by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics' Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics (ACEND). View Video

  • Weight Loss

    BMI Calculator for Adults

    Body-mass index, or BMI, is a number calculated using your height and weight. It is a fairly reliable indicator of body fat for most adults, with athletes and the elderly being two exceptions. BMI can be used as a screening tool to identify potential health problems. View Video

  • Nutrition

    Picnic with Your Toddler!

    Karen Ansel, MS, RDN, CDN

    If you struggle to get your toddler or preschooler to eat at the kitchen table why not take it outside and enjoy a picnic? View Video

  • Weight Loss

    Back to Basics for Healthy Weight Loss

    If you want to maintain a healthy weight for the rest of your life, it's all about energy balance. Basic steps for success include making smart food choices, getting the most nutrition from your calories and balancing food and physical activity. View Video

  • Planning and Prep

    Dandelions for Your Salad

    What used to be reviled by many gardeners is now considered gourmet — weeds (which are actually wild greens) such as dandelion, lambsquarters and nettle are showing up on restaurant menus and at farmers markets, and in recipes for main dishes, soups and sides. View Video

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