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Classic Meatloaf

Classic Meatloaf

Written by: Erin Burke, MS, RDN, LDN, CDE   Prep Time: 25 minutes Cook Time: 1 hour Makes: 6 servings Ingredients ½ cup oats4 ounces cremini mushrooms (about 1 ½ cups)1 tablespoon plus 1 teaspoon olive oil, divided½ cup finely chopped onion½ cup finely chopped... Read More
Categories: Healthy Living,  Nutrition,  Recipes
Chicken and Dumpling Casserole

Chicken and Dumpling Casserole

By Nadeen Risi, MS, RDN, LDN     Prep Time: 20 minutes Cook Time: 30 minutes Makes: 6 servings Ingredients: 3 tablespoons canola oil 1 medium onion, chopped 1 cup frozen carrots 1 cup chopped celery (about 2 medium stalks) 3 cups low sodium chicken broth 3... Read More
Categories: Healthy Living,  Nutrition,  Recipes
Reducing Inflammation with Food

Reducing Inflammation with Food

By Bonnie Wilson, MS, RDN, LDN What is inflammation? Inflammation is a natural part of our bodies’ defense systems in order to heal and defend us from harm. Inflammation is classified as either acute or chronic, depending on the severity and how long it lasts. Acute... Read More
Categories: Education,  Mental Health
A Conversation with Tida Lam, DO

A Conversation with Tida Lam, DO

“Being open on weekends is the only reason I chose Avance Care for my first doctor’s visit in 17 years. I expected to sit in a crowded lobby, have somebody weigh me, take my blood pressure, and make me sit alone in an exam room for a half hour until the... Read More
Categories: Education,  Medical Providers
Lemon Pesto

Lemon Pesto

Written by: Erin Burke, MS, RDN, LDN, CDE Prep Time: 10 minutes Makes: 1 cup pesto Ingredients 2 cups fresh basil, rinsed and pat dry1/3 cup walnuts2-4 garlic cloves, minced¼ cup olive oil¼ cup lemon juice½ cup parmesan cheeseSalt and pepper, to taste Directions Place... Read More
Categories: Healthy Living,  Nutrition,  Recipes
A Parental Guide to Bully Prevention

A Parental Guide to Bully Prevention

By Nakalya Leggett, MSW, LCSW Bullying Tips for Parents/Caregivers As the children prepare for their first day back to school with their supply list checked off, we wanted to assist parents with some tools as well. As parents, we do not always hit the mark of... Read More
Categories: Education,  Mental Health
Prebiotics vs Probiotics: Tips for a Happy Gut

Prebiotics vs Probiotics: Tips for a Happy Gut

By Bonnie Wilson, MS, RDN, LDN We commonly discuss the benefits of probiotics, which are healthy bacteria that live in our gastrointestinal (GI) tract and found in foods such as yogurt, kombucha, and kefir. We hear less often about their counterpart, prebiotics, which... Read More
Categories: Education,  Nutrition
Dark Chocolate Strawberry Truffles

Dark Chocolate Strawberry Truffles

Written by: Christina Dauer, MPH, RDN, LDN, CDE Prep Time: 40 minutes Cook Time: at least 30 minutes Makes: 16 servings Ingredients ½ cup whole strawberries (about 4 large)1 cup unsweetened cocoa powder3 tablespoons pure maple syrup½ cup freeze-dried strawberries (can... Read More
Categories: Healthy Living,  Nutrition,  Recipes
10 Tips for Avoiding the “Freshman 15”

10 Tips for Avoiding the “Freshman 15”

By Doris Nicolas-Mir, MPH, RDN, LDN, CDE It’s that time of year where many high school grads are preparing to head off to college. This can be an exciting and sometimes nerve-racking transition for both parents and kids. The focus is usually on what electronics need... Read More
Categories: Education,  Nutrition
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