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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

  • Pregnancy

    Healthy Weight during Pregnancy

    Taylor Wolfram, MS, RDN, LDN

    The amount of food a woman needs during pregnancy depends on a number of things including her body mass index before pregnancy, the rate at which she gains weight, age and appetite. Although, all pregnant women should eat a variety of nutrient-rich foods each day. View Video

  • Four Steps

    How to Safely Clean Baby Bottles

    Taylor Wolfram, MS, RDN, LDN

    From first words to first steps, there are many firsts to come for your baby — but food poisoning shouldn't be one of them. Learn the basics of baby bottle safety to protect your infant. View Video

  • Exercise

    Timing Your Pre- and Post-Workout Nutrition

    Christopher R. Mohr, PhD, RD

    What should you eat before and after a workout? Sometimes the answer depends more on the athlete and their specific activity, but there are some common truths that apply for pre- and post-workout nutrition, whether you're a weekend warrior or a seasoned veteran. View Video

  • Four Steps

    How Clean Is Your Refrigerator?

    Wendy Marcason, RDN

    Mold, bacteria and spills in the refrigerator can put you at risk for food poisoning. Maintaining a clean refrigerator can help improve the safety and quality of your foods. For the best cleaning results, always refer to your refrigerator's owner's manual, but here are a few simple refrigerator cleaning tips. View Video

  • Planning and Prep

    Slaws Create a Fun Twist on Salad

    Taylor Wolfram, MS, RDN, LDN

    Looking for a new way to enjoy fresh fruits and vegetables? Slaws are perfect, easy-to-prepare dishes. The varieties are many and the ingredients are plentiful, making them a brilliant twist on salads. View Video

  • Weight Loss

    Defining Overweight and Obese

    Taylor Wolfram, MS, RDN, LDN

    Overweight and obese are labels for weight ranges. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, weights in these ranges are higher than what is generally considered healthy for a given height. Having a weight in one of these categories may increase your risk for certain diseases and health problems. View Video

  • Four Steps

    10 Food Safety Tips for the Slow Cooker

    Taylor Wolfram, MS, RDN, LDN

    Slow cookers are a convenient way to whip up a delicious dish with minimal effort. Just throw all of the ingredients in the pot, turn it on, head to work, come home and dinner is ready to be served. View Video

  • Resources

    Social Media Toolkit

    The Academy has created a #NationalNutritionMonth Social Media Toolkit. From animated GIFs and colorful memes to a #NNMchat schedule and Twibbons, it's all available for you to share in your celebrations. View Video

  • Diseases and Conditions

    Kidney Disease: High- and Moderate-Potassium Foods

    Jill Kohn, MS, RDN, LDN

    If you have kidney disease, your doctor or RDN will let you know if you need to avoid foods high in potassium. The following list shows examples of foods that are high and moderate in potassium. View Video

  • Nutrition

    Processed Foods: What's OK and What to Avoid

    Taylor Wolfram, MS, RDN, LDN

    Processed food has a bad reputation as a diet saboteur, but processed food is more than boxed macaroni and cheese, potato chips and drive-thru hamburgers. Here's how to sort the nutritious from the not-so-nutritious. View Video

  • Wellness

    4 Types of Foods to Help Boost Your Memory

    Marisa Moore, MBA, RDN, LD

    The best menu for boosting memory and brain function encourages good blood flow to the brain — much like what you'd eat to nourish and protect your heart. Strengthen recall by adding these foods to your diet. View Video

  • Resources

    National Nutrition Month

    National Nutrition Month® is a nutrition education and information campaign created annually in March by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. The campaign focuses attention on the importance of making informed food choices and developing sound eating and physical activity habits. View Video

  • Nutrition

    The Basics of the Nutrition Facts Label

    Taylor Wolfram, MS, RDN, LDN

    Get to know the basics of the Nutrition Facts Panel, and understand the parts and pieces, from serving size, total calories and fat to percent of Daily Values. View Video

  • Weight Loss

    4 Metabolism Myths and Facts

    Taylor Wolfram, MS, RDN, LDN

    Why can one person eat like a growing teenager and not gain a pound, while another person's every indulgence shows up on the scale? Chalk it up to individual differences in metabolism, muscle mass and physical activity. View Video

  • Safety Tips

    Is Raw Seafood Safe To Eat?

    Jackie Newgent, RDN, CDN

    People have been eating raw seafood from the beginning of time. But does that mean we should be doing so now? Get expert advice on consuming raw seafood. View Video

  • Weight Loss

    5 Tips to Kick Bad Eating Habits to the Curb

    Taylor Wolfram, MS, RDN, LDN

    Are you guilty of skipping breakfast, ordering takeout, getting jitters from coffee overload and counting potato chips as part of a viable diet plan? It's time to kick those habits to the curb and start eating right. View Video

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