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Nutrition Corner

  • Greek Yogurt Chicken Salad

    Greek Yogurt Chicken Salad

    Serving size: 4 Ingredients 1⁄2 cup Greek yogurt 2 cups cooked chicken breast, cubed or shredded 1⁄4 cup chopped celery 1 tbs lemon juice 1⁄2 tsp garlic powder 1 tsp mustard Salt and...

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  • Nutrition for Bariatric Surgery

    Nutrition for Bariatric Surgery

    Chances are that if you are considering bariatric surgery you have heard of it referred to as a “tool.” The reason why surgery is considered a tool is because nutrition and lifestyle choices still...

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  • Cedar Plank Salmon (2 servings)

    Cedar Plank Salmon (2 servings)

    1 cedar plank (carried in stores where you can buy grilling equipment, many grocery stores, or online)

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  • Fire up the grill, it’s BBQ Season!

    Fire up the grill, it’s BBQ Season!

    Barbecue season is upon us! There’s no better way to enjoy our summer weather than to spend an evening outside cooking a meal. Barbecuing can be a great way to bond with family members and to save t...

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  • Baby Kale Salad with Cranberry Vinaigrette

    Baby Kale Salad with Cranberry Vinaigrette

    Serving Size: 8 Ingredients 1/2 cup thinly sliced red onion 1/4 cup cranberries 1 orange 1 tablespoons red wine vinegar 1 teaspoons honey 4 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil 4 cups baby kale, washed ...

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  • Enhance Flavor and Nutrition with Herbs and Spices

    Enhance Flavor and Nutrition with Herbs and Spices

    Herbs and spices are a great way to boost flavor and bring interest to dishes. Along with added flavor, herbs and spices also provide nutrition benefits. Many herbs and spices such as clove, rosemary,...

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  • Better Health in your Backyard: Plant the Rainbow

    Better Health in your Backyard: Plant the Rainbow

    Home gardens can be a fun and rewarding way to improve your diet by adding nutrient rich fruits and veggies into meals and snacks! Our summer season on long island gives us plenty of time to start a g...

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  • Bariatric friendly Thanksgiving recipes

    Bariatric friendly Thanksgiving recipes

    The following recipes are shared from SparkRecipes. Carrot & Cranberry Salad Minutes to Prepare: 10 Number of Servings: 4 Ingredients 1/4 cup dried cranberries, soaked in hot water

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  • Liza’s Lentils

    Liza’s Lentils

    Liza’s Lentil Soup Serves: 6 People Equipment: Slow Cooker“Crock Pot” Prep time: 10m Cook Time: 6h 0m Ingredients 3 LargeCarrots (Chopped) 3 stalks of Celery (Chopped) For EACH serving 1 Large O...

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