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So you Don’t want to Eat Broccoli? Try this out!

So you Don’t want to Eat Broccoli?  Try this out!

Broccoli Cheese Potatoes*

Healthy Bites for Finicky Kids

*Broccoli Cheese Potatoes
  • 2 medium baking potatoes
  • ¾ cup nonfat ricotta cheese
  • ¼ cup nonfat sour cream
  • 1 Tbs. fat-free Parmesan cheese
  • ¼ cup chopped green onion
  • ½ tsp. dried oregano
  • ground black pepper, to taste
  • 2 cups steamed broccoli
  • 2 Tbs. shredded low-fat mozzarella cheese

Wash potatoes in cold water and dry with paper towels. Pierce with a fork. Microwave potatoes for 4 minutes, turn over and microwave until tender, about 2 more minutes.

Meanwhile, mix the ricotta cheese with sour cream, Parmesan, green onion and spices in a medium mixing bowl. Steam broccoli until tender.

Cut baked potatoes open with a knife and place on a microwave-safe plate. Fluff insides with a fork and fill with the ricotta mixture. Top each half with 1 cup steamed broccoli and I tablespoon mozzarella cheese. Microwave for 30 seconds. Serve hot with a large tossed salad.

Additional Tips

Each serving Contains approximately:

  • 383 calories
  • 25 g protein
  • 69 g carbohydrate
  • 1 g total fat
  • 8.5 mg cholesterol
  • 356 mg sodium
  • 8 g dietary fiber
  • 3 % calories from fat



Thanks, Pritikin



About Elaine Sirt -Hastings, RD. National Nutrition, Energy & Human Performance Expert

Registered Dietitian and Nutritionist Elaine Sirt-Hastings, RD, LD/N, CSSD is the Founder of Associates in Nutrition and Sports Specialty and President of. Elaine Hastings and Associates, a National Expert in Nutrition, energy, supplements and human performance, a leader in the health, wellness, fitness and sports nutrition industries. Elaine is an engaging and informed Supplement, Performance and Energy Expert. Elaine is a go-to media source both nationally and internationally, with extensive knowledge in every aspect of nutrition. She has been a multimedia content contribute and media resource for some 20 years. Elaine specializes in human performance, wellness, energy, nutrition, fitness, eating disorders, sports and team nutrition. She is a highly sought after educator, author and spokesperson with excellent cross-cultural awareness. Being a former athlete and model Elaine knows how to help you Stay in Your Game! Stay in Your Game™ Eat and move for Top Performance in YOUR Life! …work. fitness. corporate. teams. athletes. kids.


2 thoughts on “So you Don’t want to Eat Broccoli? Try this out!

  1. Mmm, the only thing better than veggies is veggies with cheese.;) Thanks for this!


    Posted by Becca's Kitchen | May 31, 2012, 9:21 pm

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