SJEH Celebrates Nutrition Month
St. John’s Episcopal Hospital celebrated March is National Nutrition Month on Wednesday, March 14, with an informational table display with the theme “Get Your Plate in Shape: Eat Right.” The dietary staff featured healthy menu alternatives on their daily menus in the cafeteria throughout the month of March. A healthy recipe contest was held among staff members and the winner was Kisha Sigler with her recipe for “Healthy Lemon Wine Chicken” that was only 480 calories. Please see recipe below.
Healthy Lemon-Wine Chicken 480 Calories
1 lb of skinless chicken breast
1 (one) 8 oz. box of frozen spinach
1 bundle of artichokes (peeled)
2 cloves of garlic (minced)
1 medium lemon (juice squeezed)
2 Tbsp. of light margarine or Promise
1 Tsp. of sea salt
1 cup of light white cooking wine
1 dash of black pepper
1 bay leaf
In a large pot, put a couple of inches of water, a clove of garlic, a slice of lemon, and a bay leaf and add the artichokes. Cover. Bring to a boil and reduce heat to simmer. Cook for about 25 to 45 minutes or until the outer leaves of the artichoke can easily be pulled off.
In a skillet add margarine, garlic, salt, pepper, wine, and lemon juice. Simmer ingredients, then add chicken breast. Let cook halfway and add the spinach and artichokes.
Serve with whole wheat pasta or brown rice.
Submitted by Kisha Sigler (Pathology)