Posted by Kristen Schreck
One serving of this hearty Cauliflower and Chickpea Stew provides more than half of your fiber needs for the day. Fiber provides many benefits: it helps stabilize blood sugar, keeps digestion moving, and lowers cholesterol levels. When in foods like fruits and vegetables, fiber can even help manage weight by creating a sense of fullness.
Nutrition Services provides recipes for clients, community partners, and the general public. Recipes cost $2.50 or less per serving and meet nutrition guidelines consistent with the 2010 Dietary Guidelines for Americans. Visit the Nutrition Services recipe page or sign up to receive the recipe of the month in your inbox.
Kristen Pufahl Schreck, a licensed registered dietitian, is the JF&CS Nutrition Services Program Manager and the coordinator of Healthy JF&CS, the agency’s employee wellness program. She also teaches at Boston University and is on the Board of Directors of the Massachusetts Dietetic Association. Kristen was named the Massachusetts Young Registered Dietitian of the Year in 2012.