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Hearty and Nutritious

Two recipes to fill you up without weighing you down.

Too often, the nutritious foods leave you feeling hungry. You need meals that satisfy your hunger while giving you the nutrition your body depends on.

We wanted to do our part to keep you feeling full yet healthy, so we pulled out two recipes from our Healthy Eating Guide for Psoriatic Disease. You can get your own free copy of this beautifully photographed guide and recipe booklet where you will find information on foods with anti-inflammatory properties as well as a number of recipes gathered from the community and reviewed by a registered dietitian.

Remember, no food can cure disease, including psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis. Before you make any changes to your diet, consult with your health care provider.




Servings and nutritional values are approximate. Fits into a calorie-controlled meal plan for weight loss.


  • 4 boneless, skinless chicken breasts
  • ½ onion (chopped)
  • 1 teaspoon pepper
  • 7 carrots, peeled and cut on the diagonal
  • 8 celery stalks, cleaned and cut into 1” diagonal pieces 3 cups chicken broth (homemade is best)
  • 1 cup dry white wine (optional)
  • 2 tablespoons thyme


  1. In a large skillet, brown the 4 chicken breasts using a cooking spray and sprinkle with pepper.
  2. Brown the onion with the chicken.
  3. Add chicken and onion to a slow cooker.
  4. Add broth, white wine, and vegetables to the slow cooker.
  5. Cook on high for 4-5 hours.
  6. Season to taste and serve warm.


Skinless chicken contains much less fat than chicken with the skin still on. Carrots are loaded with beta carotene, which is an essential precursor to vitamin A.






Servings and nutritional values are approximate. Good for weight management and heart health.


  • 1 large head of cauliflower
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 lemons (zest and juice)
  • 2 cloves of garlic (finely minced)
  • Pinch of sea salt
  • Fresh or dry parsley to garnish


  1. Cut the cauliflower into thick slices
  2. (about ½ of an inch thick).
  3. In a small bowl, stir together olive oil, lemon zest and juice, and garlic to make a sauce.
  4. Heat grill to medium (about 350 F).
  5. Brush one side of cauliflower slices with sauce and sprinkle with salt.
  6. Place the brushed side down on the hot grill.
  7. Brush the top side with the rest of the sauce and sprinkle with salt.
  8. Cover the grill and cook 5-6 minutes until the bottom begins to char.
  9. Flip the slices, re-cover the grill, and cook an additional 5 minutes or until the cauliflower is tender.
  10. Remove from grill and sprinkle with parsley.


Cauliflower provides a good source of fiber. Olive oil contains antioxidants called polyphenols as well as vitamins A, D, E, and K to help fight inflammation.


Recipes reviewed for the NPF Healthy Eating Guide by: Danielle L. Baham, M.S., R.D., senior dietitian, UC Davis Comprehensive Cancer Center

Photos by Jaime Green

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