August 18, 2020

Healthy Recipe — Mediterranean Tuna Wrap

Rich in nutrients, and low in fat, this easy-to-fix seafood wrap makes a delicious lunch or dinner treat. ingredients • 2 5-oz cans albacore tuna • 1 tsp lemon zest • ½ cup marinated artichoke hearts, drained and chopped • 2 roasted red peppers (from a jar) sliced into strips • ¼ cup Kalamata olives, […]

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February 18, 2020

Postpartum Weight Loss: Healthy Strategies to Help Shed Those Pounds after Giving Birth

By Elizabeth Holmes, MS, RD, LDN, CSOWM Postpartum weight loss is similar to weight loss at other times in your life. The major difference is the change to your body and life after having a baby. What worked to lose weight and stay healthy before the baby may not work the same after baby. Losing […]

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March 4, 2019

Healthy Recipe – 20-minute Chicken Creole

This nutritious dish is quick, simple and packed full of flavor and nutrients. Warm up with our 20-minute chicken creole recipe – created and nutritionist-approved by Mary Lindsey Jackson, a clinical nutritionist educator with Mission Weight Management. ingredients 12 oz boneless, skinless chicken breast, cut into thin strips 1 cup canned whole peeled tomatoes, chopped 1 […]

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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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February 6, 2017

Heart-Healthy Recipe: Chef Tim Boissy’s Raw Marinara Sauce

Eating heart healthy can be a huge factor in reducing your risk of heart disease. There are lots of accessible ingredients in the super market that can support a heart healthy diet. But sometimes the how to use them can be a bit overwhelming. Tim Boissy, chef and owner of Nectar Café in Asheville, brings his […]

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January 18, 2017

Four Tips for Healthy Popcorn

By Mary Jackson, RD, LDN, and Robert A. Poarch Popcorn is a popular snack in America; walk in any movie theater and you’ll expect to be bombarded with the familiar smells of this snack. Although it is usually laden with butter and salt, popcorn can be made into a healthy, balanced snack with a few […]

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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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