May 12, 2021

Recipe of the month – chicken quesadillas

For a variety of reasons, many of us are experiencing fatigue, which can lead to unhealthy food choices. 

Donors to Calgary Health Foundation support the South Health Campus Wellness Kitchen, which is hosting a virtual class for Eating Well When Fatigued. Led by registered dietitians and an occupational therapist, the class includes cooking demonstrations and recipes like these delicious chicken quesadillas!

Ingredients:

  • 4 – 10” whole wheat flout tortillas
  • Cooking spray
  • ½ cup thinly sliced bell pepper
  • ¼ cup diced onion
  • ½ cup thawed corn or drained canned corn
  • ½ cup black beans, drained and rinsed
  • 2 tbsp. taco seasoning, low sodium
  • ¼ tsp pepper
  • 1-2 cups cooked rotisserie chicken meat, diced
  • 1 cup cheddar cheese, shredded
  • Optional; sour cream, salsa or avocado

Directions:

  1. Preheat oven to 450 F
  2. Coat one side of 4 tortillas with cooking spray
  3. Place tortilla coated side down on an ungreased baking sheet
  4. Combine peppers, onion, corn, black beans, chicken and taco seasoning in a bowl.
  5. Place chicken mix on half of each tortilla, top with cheese and fold tortilla in half.
  6. Bake for 8-10 minutes and top with salsa, sour cream or avocado.

Culinary Notes:
– The portions in this recipe can be adjusted to your liking. You can also try substituting a variety of vegetables along with, or instead of the peppers.
Recipe Source: Created by AHS Dietitians

You may also be interested in:

Recipe of the month: Asian Slaw with Peanut Ginger Sauce

For a variety of reasons many of us are experiencing fatigue, which can lead to unhealthy food choices. This Asian slaw with peanut ginger sauce recipe is a delicious way to freshen up your regular routine. Donors to Calgary Health Foundation support the South Health Campus Wellness Kitchen. This recipe is from their virtual class for

Read More
Recipe of the month – Orange pumpkin muffins

Fall is right around the corner which means it’s pumpkin season! A high-fibre diet is good for your health. To increase your fibre intake, use healthy baking ingredients like whole wheat flour instead of white flour. Thanks to our partners at Alberta Health Services for providing this delicious recipe.Fall is right around the corner which means it’s pumpkin season! A high-fibre diet is good for your health. To increase your fibre intake, use healthy baking ingredients like whole wheat flour instead of white flour. Thanks to our partners at Alberta Health Services for providing this delicious recipe.

Read More
Recipe of the month – Wonton Soup

It’s soup season! Sodium increases your risk of poor health. the homemade form of this popular soup has about half as much salt as a restaurant version. Prepare your own food at home so that you can control the amount of salt you eat! Thanks to our partners at Alberta Health Services for providing this delicious recipe.

Read More

Transform Health Care
With Just a Click

When it comes to making a difference in the health of Albertans, every little bit has the potential to make a big impact – and it’s never been easier.