Summer Succotash Salad

This recipe makes perfect use of fresh locally grown corn and squash. It is packed with nutrition and flavor! To save time use canned butter beans or baby lima beans, drain and rinsed before use. Edamame work well in this recipe also!

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Medical Misconception: All Calories Are Created Equal

Each month we set the facts straight regarding a popular health and wellness myth.

This month’s misconception: All calories are created equal.

A calorie is a calorie is a calorie. Whether it’s from carbohydrate, protein or fat, they’re all the same.

That is true in the most technical sense. But when it comes to good health, wellness and nutrition, that thinking is outdated.

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Cauliflower Rice Chicken and Sausage Italian Bake

You won’t even know it’s not a pasta bake! Try this traditional baked Italian dish using cauliflower rice, chicken and sausage. All the flavor without all the carbs and calories. A fresh green salad completes the meal!

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Cruciferous Vegetables

“Cruciferous” may sound like a type of vegetable you don’t want to eat—but you should! They are a group of vegetables that are a rich source of sulfur-containing compounds.

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Cauliflower Fried Rice

A favorite take out dish is chicken fried rice, but the caloric density if rice far exceeds what is recommended for one meal. By making it at home and substituting cauliflower rice, you can dramatically reduce the calories and carbohydrate content!

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Occupational Therapy Month

Following an injury, surgery or illness, people often need assistance from a trained professional to help them improve the physical or cognitive skills needed to perform daily activities, such as eating, dressing, school activities and work.

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Honey Mustard Coleslaw

There are many health benefits of green cabbage and even more in red cabbage. This recipe is a healthier version of a traditional coleslaw. It is packed with nutrients and fiber with a bit of a kick from fresh garlic and Dijon mustard. Like most slaws, make it a day ahead and use as a go-to side any time of year!

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National Health Care Decisions Day

Monday, April 16 has been designated National Health Care Decisions Day.

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Broccoli Cheddar Soup

It’s sometimes difficult to get in all your vegetable requirements each day. This broccoli and cauliflower cheese soup is low in fat compared to its counterparts and provides the nutrition of two in-season cruciferous vegetables. Pair it with a healthy salad with chicken for a complete meal. Read More

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Medical Misconception: Swallowing Chewing Gum

Each month we set the facts straight regarding a popular health and wellness myth.

This month’s misconception: It takes 7 years for the body to digest swallowed chewing gum.

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