Burger Steaks with Mushroom Gravy, Sweet Potato Wedges and Haricots Verts

This recipe has it all! A juicy, flavorful gravy-covered burger with sweet potato wedges and tender green beans. Mushrooms are a great source of B vitamins; sweet potatoes are packed with Vitamin A and C; and green beans are a great fiber source. And best of all, it’s an entire meal ready in under 40 minutes!

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Health Benefits of Apples

Fall is synonymous with apple season! Did you know that this tasty fruit also has numerous health benefits?

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Baked Macaroni and Cheese

Unfortunately, many comfort foods are high in fat and calories and low in vitamins. Traditional macaroni and cheese recipes often exceed 700 calories for a modest portion and more than 40 grams of fat. You can enjoy this recipe for macaroni and cheese without the guilt and with added nutrition from spinach and whole wheat macaroni!

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Meet Our New Community Nutrition Educator

Carroll Hospital welcomes Barb Walsh, R.D., L.D.N., C.N.S.C., as its new community nutrition educator in the Tevis Center for Wellness.

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Apple Skillet Pork Chops

This recipe is so simple and so good! Say goodbye to dry, boring pork chops. These pork chops are moist and full of flavor, and it’s a great recipe for those leftover apples from the fall harvest! It’s a quick skillet dish that pairs well with any green vegetable and low fat mashed potatoes or mashed cauliflower.

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More Ways to Stay Healthy

We recently focused on the benefits of healthy eating. Now, here are some additional healthy habits to keep you feeling your best.

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Minestrone Soup

If you looking for a protein-packed, high fiber, nutrient-rich and low fat dinner option with minimal prep time, there is nothing better on a fall evening than a hearty soup! This “copycat” version of Carrabba’s minestrone soup fits the bill. It’s high in vitamins C and A. It’s also a versatile recipe that lends itself well to adding whatever vegetables you have in the fridge!

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Hidden Scar Surgery Minimizes Visual Reminders of Cancer

When it comes down to it, a bug bite helped detect Gayla Fulcher’s breast cancer.

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Roasted Acorn Squash with Brown Sugar

Acorn squash is an easy to prepare, low-calorie, nutrient packed addition to any meal. Acorn squash provides vitamin B6, complex carbohydrates, potassium, magnesium, folate, thiamine and dietary fiber. When shopping for the right acorn squash, pick one that is that is heavy for its size with smooth, dull skin and no soft spots. A good balance between green and orange coloring is ideal. Fun fact: squash is considered a fruit, not a vegetable.

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Powerhouse Quinoa Bowl

Replace pasta or rice in your next dish for quinoa. Quinoa is a complete protein, as it contains all nine essential amino acids the body needs. Each 1 cup serving provides 8 gm protein.

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