Fall

November 28, 2017

Healthy Fall Recipe – Lima Beans and Spinach

It may feel like autumn is winding down, but there are several weeks of comfy, cool weather to enjoy before winter sets in. This tasty, fall-inspired dish will pair wonderfully with the crisp, autumn air. Lima Beans and Spinach Ingredients 2 cups frozen lima beans ½ cup onion, chopped 1 cup fennel bulb, rinsed and […]

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November 15, 2017

Healthy Fall Recipe – Grilled Pork Tenderloin with Asian Sauce

The bold colors of fall inspire bold flavors. Enjoy this tasty and healthy dish that showcases those bold, colorful flavors. Grilled Pork Tenderloin with Asian Sauce Ingredients 2 lbs unseasoned pork tenderloin ½ Tbsp garlic, minced or pressed (about 1 clove) 2 Tbsp fresh ginger, minced (or 1 tsp ground) 1 Tbsp fish sauce 1 […]

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September 22, 2017

Healthy Fall Recipe – Carrot and Apple Soup

It is officially fall! With the first day of autumn upon us, learn how to bring in the new season with a soup that combines some of the best flavors of fall. Carrot and Apple Soup Ingredients 1 Tbsp canola oil 1 medium onion, chopped 1 medium leek, white part only, rinsed well and chopped […]

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October 28, 2016

Vote Good Health: Elect to Make Simple Changes to Relieve Stress

By Erin Young Stressed out? Instead of sitting all day at your desk, get in a little stress-busting workout with these six exercises. 6 Desk Exercises, Office Relaxation and Stress Relievers   Paper Pushups – Good for: Strengthening arms How to do it: With both hands on your desk, walk your feet back to a 45 […]

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October 25, 2016

Hearty & Healthy Recipes for Fall – Autumn Casserole

Fall brings bold colors and fun to western North Carolina, and Mission Health brings you a series of fall-friendly recipes. This week, Autumn Casserole. Ingredients 2½ cups winter squash (acorn, butternut or hubbard) 1½ cups cooking apples (Macintosh, Granny Smith or Rome) ½ teaspoon nutmeg 1 teaspoon cinnamon Preparation Wash and prepare squash and apples […]

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October 25, 2016

Halloween Safety – Keep Trick-or-Treating Fun and Safe for Your Children

The Safe Kids WNC team at Mission Children’s Hospital put together some helpful tips to keep costumes both creative and safe — check them out! Choose light colors for your costume if possible. Make sure costumes are the right size to prevent trips and falls. Decorate costumes and bags with reflective tape and stickers. Choose face […]

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October 14, 2016

Hearty & Healthy Recipes for Fall – Cauliflower Pizza

By Elizabeth Holmes Clinical Nutritionist Educator, Mission Health Fall brings bold colors and fun to western North Carolina, and Mission Health brings you a series of fall-friendly recipes. This week, Cauliflower Pizza. Ingredients 2 lbs cauliflower florets, riced 1 egg, beaten 1/3 cup soft goat cheese 1 tsp dried oregano pinch salt pizza toppings (sauce, cheese, […]

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October 6, 2016

Making Halloween Less Scary for Children with Food Allergies

Teal is the new orange for Halloween. Porches that hold a teal pumpkin are sending a message to children with food allergies that trick-or-treating here means nonfood treats are in store. In lieu of candy, which many children cannot eat, the Teal Pumpkin Project encourages households to give simple treats of bubbles, erasers or other […]

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October 6, 2016

Hearty & Healthy Recipes for Fall – Curried Butternut Soup

By Elizabeth Holmes Clinical Nutritionist Educator, Mission Health Fall brings bold colors and fun to western North Carolina, and Mission Health brings you a series of fall-friendly recipes. This week, Curried Butternut Soup to keep your family warm on a brisk autumn evening. Ingredients 8 cups cubed peeled butternut squash (about 2 lbs) cooking spray […]

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October 5, 2016

Seven Steps to Stay Active This Fall

By Katharine Moore and Laura Tolle Mission Health – MyHealthyLife™ Wellness Don’t let the season change halt your physical activity! Set these intentions to keep yourself active through the chilly seasons. I will “gear up” for the weather – Dress in layers so you can shed or add layers accordingly. I will take advantage of seasonal […]

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