Pure Nutrition

Simple Approaches to Healthy Lifestyle Changes


Greek Shrimp Salad


1 cup Bulgur, dry
1 pound Shrimp, raw
1/4 cup Olive Oil
1/2 tsp, ground Pepper Black, ground
1/4 cup Lemon juice, raw
1 tablespoon Oregano
1 cup slices Cucumber, with peel, raw
1 cup Cherry Tomatoes
1/2 cup chopped Parsley, raw
1/4 cup(s) Black Olives, sliced and drained
1/3 slice(s), thin Red Onion, raw
1 tbsp Sliced Kalamata Olives


Combine bulgur and 1 3/4 cups water in a small saucepan; bring to a boil. Cover, reduce heat, and simmer 15 minutes. Remove from heat, and let stand 5 minutes. Drain and rinse with cold water. Heat a large pan over high heat. Combine shrimp, 1 tablespoon oil and 1/4 teaspoon pepper; toss to coat. Arrange shrimp in pan; sear 2 1/2 minutes on each side or until done. Let cool slightly. Whisk together lemon juice, oregano, remaining 3 tablespoons oil and remaining pepper in a large bowl. Add bulgur, cucumber, and next 5 ingredients; toss to combine.

Chicken and Spinach Burgers


1/2 cup Spinach, raw
1/2 small Onions, raw
1 clove Garlic, raw
1/2 cup chopped Young Green Onions, tops only
2 tbsp Vinegar, balsamic
2 tbsp Soy Sauce, made from soy (tamari)
1 tsp Lemon juice, raw
1/2 tsp Chili Powder
1/4 cup Lite Shredded Mozzarella Cheese
16 oz Chicken, ground, raw


Combine spinach, onion, green onion, and garlic and place in blender. Add 2 tablespoons of water to help blend. Blend until finely chopped. Add mixture, cheese, seasonings, soy sauce, lemon juice and vinegar to ground chicken. Mix well and form 5 patties. Let patties sit for 10 minutes then broil at 350° for 25-35 minutes or until well done.

Oven Baked Creole Sweet Potato Fries



1 sweetpotato, 5" long Sweet Potato, raw, unprepared
2 tsp Vegetable oil, canola
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 tsp red pepper

1/4 tsp paprika

1/4 tsp garlic powder


Preheat oven to 450°F. Toss sweet potato wedges with oil and spices. Spread the wedges out on a rimmed baking sheet. Bake until browned and tender, turning once, about 20 minutes total.