Tag: healthy eating

Eggplant Chili

eggplant chiliA new twist on chili. This recipe was a winner in our Simply Slow Cookin’ contest. Congratulations to Senica Hallene, Nursing, UMass Memorial Medical Center, Worcester, MA

Milk is Off the Menu

milk-and-cookiesA scoop of ice cream or a tall glass of milk with freshly baked cookies can be a great treat, but what if these treats cause an upset stomach on a regular basis? If you find yourself uncomfortable every time you drink milk or consume milk products, it may be time to consider the possibility that you may be lactose intolerant.

Plan a Healthy Thanksgiving from Start to Finish

thanksgiving dinnerIt’s that time of year again. We’re all looking forward to the holidays but not to the inevitable weight we put on while celebrating. But does it really have to be inevitable? These tips can help get you through the holidays, enjoying time with your family and friends with a lot less guilt and extra pounds.

Tuscan Salad

11-Tuscan SaladA colorful salad to accompany your holiday meal. This Simply Salad contest winning dish was submitted by Gina Halbedel, Ambulatory Services, UMass Memorial Medical Center, Worcester, MA

(Serves 4)
1 each red, yellow and orange bell peppers, sliced
½ c. red wine vinegar
½ c. baby portobello mushrooms, sliced
4 c. raw spinach
1 large red onion, cut into rings
5 grape tomatoes, halved
1 c. mozzarella cheese, shredded
2.5 oz. farfalle, cooked and chilled
12 oz. roasted chicken breast (shredded)

Toss all ingredients together and enjoy.