, M.S, R.D, C.D.N received a B.A. from NYU and a M.S. in Clinical Nutrition from NYU. After completing a dietetic internship at New York-Presbyterian hospital, Anita is a practicing Registered Dietitian. Anita also maintains current fitness certifications in indoor cycling, kickboxing, group exercise, and personal training. In 2012, Anita co-founded FitMapped, a platform to help users find fitness
and connect with fellow enthusiasts. As of June 2014, Anita represents the New York State Dietetic Association as a media spokesperson. Follow @FitNutAnita for interesting updates of fitness and nutrition content.
Recipe of the Week
This week’s recipe shout out is from @siggisdairy for a healthy recipe using yogurt.
Potatoes au Gratin
Potatoes Au Gratin
**credit to Siggi’s
2 lbs Yukon gold potatoes, cut into 1/4″ slices
3/4 cup siggi’s Plain yogurt
8oz Gruyere cheese, grated
1 1/4 cup 2% Milk
1/4 Tbsp All-Purpose Flour
salt and pepper to taste
1/4 cup parsley, chopped (optional)
Preheat the oven to 375F. Arrange 1/4 of the potatoes in the bottom of a greased casserole dish. Season with salt and pepper and layer with 1/3 of the siggi’s plain yogurt then 1/4 of the grated cheese. Repeat the layers an addition four more times, ending with a cheese layer. Pour 2% milk mixed with 1/4 tablespoon all-purpose flour over the potatoes. Bake for about 45 minutes, or until the top is golden brown and the liquid is bubbling. Rest for about 15 minutes then top with chopped parsley before serving.
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