Entries by Banister Nutrition

Healthy Substitutions for Delicious Pillsbury Pumpkin Quick Bread Muffins

Looking for a delicious and healthy dessert for Thanksgiving? Try this easy and amazing Pillsbury Pumpkin Quick Bread Muffins recipe! Ingredients: 1 box Pillsbury Pumpkin Quick Bread Then follow the instructions but use these substitutions.. Replace fat-free milk for the whole milk Use the individual serving size of natural unsweetened applesauce for the oil in […]

Feed your child like a giraffe!

Do we feed our children better than zoo animals? This was something I was pondering as I was stuck on the Centennial Cho Cho in the OKC zoo. An animal had escaped so our ride was stopped for a few minutes. I could see the giraffe feeding area with a long line of those willing […]

From a Dietitian’s Kitchen: Lentils

My whole family (yes even the children) love lentils. I love that they are inexpensive, easy to prepare, and high in protein, iron and fiber. Ingredients: One pound of lentils 1 tablespoon oil 1 medium onion, chopped 6-8 cups of broth or water (I use 4c vegetable broth and 2c water) 1 tablespoon of chopped […]