Recipes & Cooking

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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August 1, 2017

Healthy Summer Recipe – Summer Breeze Smoothie

Warm weather means fun and hanging out with friends. Check out this simple — and healthy — dish that’s great for any summer gathering. Summer Breeze Smoothie Ingredients 1 5.3 oz container fat-free plain Greek yogurt ½ cup frozen strawberries ½ cup frozen pineapple 1 tsp vanilla extract 1 cup unsweetened almond milk 1 cup spinach […]

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June 29, 2017

Healthy Summer Recipe – Savory Potato Salad

Warm weather means fun and hanging out with friends. Check out this simple — and healthy — dish that’s great for any summer gathering. Savory Potato Salad Ingredients 6 medium potatoes (about 2 pounds) 2 stalks celery, finely chopped 2 scallions, finely chopped ¼ cup red bell pepper, coarsely chopped ¼ cup green bell pepper, coarsely […]

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June 8, 2017

Healthy Summer Recipe – Jamaican Jerk Chicken

Warm weather means fun and hanging out with friends. Check out this simple — and healthy — dish that’s great for any summer gathering. Jamaican Jerk Chicken Ingredients ½ tsp cinnamon, ground 1½ tsp allspice, ground 1½ tsp black pepper, ground 1 Tbsp hot pepper, chopped 1 tsp hot pepper, crushed, dried 2 tsp oregano, crushed […]

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May 17, 2017

Cooking for Weight Loss: Facebook Live – Featured Recipes

Mission Health registered dietitians Elizabeth Holmes and Mary Lindsey Jackson offer these three tasty and tasty recipes. These recipes were featured during our recent Facebook Live event, “Delicious and Nutritious Cooking for Weight Loss.” Follow these so you can cook healthier without losing flavor. — Buffalo Chicken Pizza — Ingredients 4 oz Precooked chicken ½ Tbs Buffalo […]

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April 12, 2017

Healthy Grilled Cheese – A Few Simple Changes Decrease the Fat, Keep the Flavor

We usually think of grilled cheese as white bread cooked with butter and gooey cheese oozing out of the sides. This may be great comfort food, but it’s not exactly the healthiest thing for you. Want to eat a grilled cheese and not feel so guilty? Try making your sandwich with a thin slice of extra […]

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April 11, 2017

Healthy Recipe – Asparagus with Lemon Garlic Shrimp

Springtime brings warmer weather, longer days and – for many of us – a renewed focus on eating right and eating light. This light and delicious seasonal offering will complement any plate this spring. Asparagus with Lemon Garlic Shrimp Ingredients 1 lb raw extra large shrimp (26-30 count), peeled and deveined 1 lemon, cut in […]

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March 28, 2017

Healthy Recipe – Asian-Style Chicken Wraps

Springtime brings warmer weather, longer days and – for many of us – a renewed focus on eating right and eating light. This light and delicious seasonal offering will complement any plate this spring. Asian-Style Chicken Wraps Ingredients – Sauce 1 small Jalapeno chili pepper – remove seeds and white membrane, and mince (1 Tbsp) […]

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March 20, 2017

Healthy Recipe – Quinoa-Stuffed Tomatoes

Springtime brings warmer weather, longer days and – for many of us – a renewed focus on eating right and eating light. This light and delicious seasonal offering will complement any plate this spring. Quinoa-Stuffed Tomatoes Ingredients 4 medium (2½ inches) tomatoes, rinsed 1 Tbsp olive oil 2 Tbsp red onions, peeled and chopped 1 […]

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February 23, 2017

Healthy Recipe – Chicken Quesadillas with Red and Green Salsa

Finding tasty dinner options that are also healthy can be challenging. Next time you’re in need of something new at your table, try this fun and festive option. Chicken Quesadillas with Red and Green Salsa Ingredients – Salsa 4 medium tomatoes, rinsed and diced (about 2 C) ½ C red onion, diced 1 medium jalapeno […]

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