Monday, August 29, 2011

Nutrition Expert & Guest-Chef Gretchen Scalpi, RD Shares “Caribbean Kiwi Salsa” with “From A Dietitian’s Perspective”

Gretchen Scalpi


About Gretchen

Gretchen Scalpi, RD, CDE. Gretchen Scalpi has worked in the nutrition field for over 25 years and promotes good nutrition and wellness as an entrepreneur, cookbook author, health and wellness coach, consultant and speaker. She is a Registered Dietitian, Certified Diabetes Educator, and Wellcoaches® trained coach. Gretchen opened her wellness coaching and private nutrition practice in 2002, and has expanded to two office locations in New York's Mid-Hudson Valley. Her practice provides individual nutritional counseling, health, and wellness coaching in the areas of diabetes, weight management, food sensitivities, gastrointestinal disorders, and general wellness. She also offers wellness and weight management packages and classes where clients receive coaching guidance every week to help them reach their health and wellness goals. Gretchen is author of the “The Everything Diabetes Cookbook, 2nd ed.” and “The Everything Guide To Managing and Reversing Pre-Diabetes." You can find Gretchen at the following addresses:

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Yield: Serves 6

Caribbean Kiwi Salsa


© Photo Courtesy Gretchen Scalpi

Caribbean Kiwi Salsa - Serves 6


1) 1 cup kiwi, peeled and chopped

2) 1 cup pineapple, chopped

3) 1 cup mango, peeled and chopped

4) 1/4 cup red onion, chopped

5) 1 cup red bell pepper, chopped

6) 1/3 cup black beans, cooked (or rinsed & drained if canned)

7) 2 Tb. fresh cilantro, chopped

8) 2 Tb. lime juice

9) 1/2 tsp. chili powder

1. Mix all ingredients together in medium bowl
2. Chill at least 2 hours before serving.

Nutrition Information:
Calories: 79, Protein: 2g, Fat: 0g, Carbohydrates: 19g, Cholesterol: 0g, Fiber: 3g, Sodium: 28g

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