In collaboration with the New Orleans House & Backyard Present, Ochsner Eat Fit hosted the annual Eat Match Junior Chef Cooking Problem. Youngsters ages 8-18 submitted recipes that met Eat Match dietary tips; three finalists had been chosen to compete within the Caesars Superdome on Saturday March 12th.
Every Jr. Chef contestant excelled in a specific class, so the Eat Match panel of judges (which included WGNO’s personal Brooke Laizer) opted to award every finalist with the ‘grand prize’ award, an on-air cooking section with Brooke and Molly on FUELED Wellness + Nutrition on WGNO-TV’s Good Morning New Orleans! Every Jr. Chef recipe is featured on the Eat Fit mobile app, obtainable free for obtain. Click on on ‘RECIPES’ and kind ‘Jr Chef’ within the search bar. To study extra about Eat Match, go to www.OchsnerEatFit.com.
Caribbean Shrimp and Plantains with Pineapple Salsa & Mango Puree by Audrey Brust | 10th grader on the Brust Homeschool of Superior
Audrey received the class of finest total wow issue along with her attractive presentation of shrimp with plantains, topped with recent pineapple salsa and restaurant-caliber sauce dots of mango puree.
“Once I was 7 years previous, I used to be identified with celiac illness and knew then my mission was to create scrumptious gluten free meals. My journey of selling gluten free meals and being an advocate for celiac illness actually started after I competed on Prime Chef Jr. on the age of 11(2017). This superb alternative afforded me the platform to talk out for all individuals who battle with meals allergy symptoms.
I’ve lately develop into coronary heart well being conscious because of my granny’s latest coronary heart assault and stroke. Collaborating within the Eat Match Junior Chef Problem will permit me to proceed to advertise protected, wholesome, and scrumptious meals. I selected to enter my dish as a result of it’s naturally gluten free dish, grain free, low sodium, low fats, and has no sugar added.
Whereas using plant primarily based fats, this dish additionally promotes consuming fruit and veggies. The shrimp on this dish is a sustainable, lean, and scrumptious meat. The plantains I’ve chosen for this dish, whereas they’re a starch, are a fancy carbohydrate. The plantains are also chock filled with many nutritional vitamins and thus are nutrient dense, making them each a wholesome and a delicious selection”
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Molly Kimball, RD, CSSD is a registered dietitian + diet journalist in New Orleans, and founding father of Ochsner Eat Match nonprofit restaurant initiative. Tune in to her podcast, FUELED | Wellness + Nutrition and observe her on Fb, Instagram and Twitter at @MollyKimballRD. See extra of Molly’s articles + TV segments at www.mollykimball.com, and join Eat Match Wellness Bites weekly publication, here.
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