September is Spotlight on Malnutrition Month

Malnutrition is defined as inadequate nutrition (over or undernutrition) and it is prevalent in our communities. As nutrition professionals, it is our responsibility to identify when patients/clients are malnourished or at risk for malnutrition. Proper nutrition can reduce length of stay in the hospital setting, improve quality of life, and reduce the risk for nutrition... Continue Reading →

Building a Healthy Bowl

Eating healthy can be easy when you plan ahead. Packing a healthy lunch will help you refocus and refuel during a busy day. Bowls are the perfect lunch to eat throughout the week. They are simple to make and easy to prepare ahead of time. Following these simple steps will help you create endless healthy... Continue Reading →

Slow Cooker Shredded Chicken

Slow Cooker Shredded Chicken Makes: 8 servings Ingredients: 1 cup water or chicken stock 3 cloves garlic, smashed 2 tablespoons chili powder 1 tablespoon plus 1 teaspoon ground cumin 2 teaspoons sea salt (less if your chili powder contains salt) 4-5 spins of freshly ground black pepper 1 medium onion, cut into quarters 2 pounds... Continue Reading →

Slow-Cooker Lemon-Garlic Chicken

Makes: 4 servings Ingredients: 2 lb. boneless skinless chicken breasts kosher salt Freshly ground black pepper 2 large onions, diced 5 cloves garlic, minced 2 carrots, cut into 1" pieces 1 tbsp. sugar Juice and zest of 2 lemons, divided 4 sprigs fresh thyme 3 c. low-sodium chicken broth 1 c. frozen peas Directions: In... Continue Reading →


Makes: 8-10 servings Ingredients: 1 tablespoon olive oil 1 lb 99% lean ground turkey 1 medium onion, diced 1 red pepper, chopped 1 yellow pepper, chopped 2 (15 oz) cans tomato sauce 2 (15 oz) cans petite diced tomatoes 2 (15 oz) cans black beans, rinsed and drained 2 (15oz) cans red kidney beans, rinsed... Continue Reading →

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