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January Recipes

BREAKFAST: Breakfast Burritos

  • Vegetable cooking spray
  • 2 egg whites
  • 2 whole wheat tortillas
  • 1/4 cup fat free cheese
  • 1/4 cup rinsed canned black beans
  • Salsa (to taste)


  1. Spray vegetable cooking spray into a frying pan
  2. Scramble the egg whites in the pan and cook to the desired degree of doneness
  3. Place the cooked eggs on the tortillas
  4. Sprinkle the cheese over the eggs
  5. Place the beans over the cheese and eggs
  6. Roll each tortilla into a wrap
  7. Microwave for 30 seconds
  8. Spoon salsa on top


LUNCH: Whole Wheat Pita Pizzas

  • 4 pieces whole wheat pita bread
  • 1 cup tomato sauce
  • 2 cups assorted chopped vegetables (mushrooms, spinach, onions)
  • 1 cup shredded mozzarella cheese


  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
  2. Place 1-2 tablespoons of tomato sauce on pita bread and spread evenly. Top with veggies of your choice. Sprinkle 2 tablespoons of cheese on top of vegetables.
  3. Place on baking sheet and bake 10 – 15 minutes, or until cheese is melted.


DINNER: “Veggieful” Burgers

  • 1 pound lean ground turkey
  • 2 cups shredded vegetables (carrots, zucchini, peppers)
  • ½ cup uncooked oatmeal
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon pepper
  • Whole wheat hamburger buns
  • Optional toppings (lettuce, tomato, onions, mushrooms)


  1. Mix meat, vegetables, salt, pepper, and oatmeal in a bowl and stir. Take 2 large spoonfuls of mixture, roll into a ball, and then flatten to form a patty.
  2. Heat 1 tablespoon of olive oil in a pan over medium heat. Cook burger patties in pan for 5-6 minutes, and then flip to cook another 5-6 minutes.
  3. Serve on hamburger bun with your favorite toppings.
Last updated: 1/30/2014 2:42:39 PM