RECIPE: Favorite Takeout, Homemade Delicious

A popular Chinese takeout dish is sweet and sour chicken and here’s a quick and easy recipe to make this delicious dish at home. Sweet and Sour Chicken Recipe Source: Recipe and photo from www.FoodHero.org Number of servings: 6 Time for preparation (including preparation and cooking): 50 min Ingredients: 1 can (8 ounce) unsweetened pineapple […]

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Baked Cauliflower Tots

Recipe Source:  foodhero.org Ingredients 2 cups grated cauliflower (about half a medium head) 1 egg 3 Tablespoons flour 1⁄4 cup low-fat cheddar cheese, grated 1⁄4 teaspoon salt Directions Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Spray a baking sheet or line with parchment paper or foil. Grate cauliflower on large holes of a grater. In a medium […]

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Just Beet It

By Crystal Hayes, OHSU Dietetic Intern, Oregon Dairy and Nutrition Council Whether or not you love beets, they have earned a try in this versatile dip recipe. The distinct flavor and warm aroma of cumin complements tangy lemon, creamy yogurt and earthy beets. The vibrant red color of beets makes this dip a perfect holiday […]

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Put a healthy spin on holiday cookies this season

By Jessica Linnell, Asst. Professor (Practice), Family & Community Health, Oregon State University Extension Service The holidays are when we gather to prepare and eat delicious foods with our families.  However, eating healthfully during this time can feel like a monumental challenge.  People often complain that eating healthfully during the holidays means having to avoid […]

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#Metoo, what about you?

(NOTE:  This is a timely article with the recent naming of “The Silence Breakers” of the #MeToo movement selected as TIME Magazine’s “Person of the Year.”  It’s important to recognize that sexual assault and sexual harassment exists in our community and most importantly, there are resources and help available for all.) By Emily Fanjoy, Health […]

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Potatoes Repurposed — German Potato Salad

By Crystal Hayes, Dietetic Intern, Oregon Dairy and Nutrition Council Potatoes are an inexpensive hearty vegetable usable in endless recipes. Originally this potato salad was made in Germany with pan-fried bacon and onions and a warm sweet-and-sour dressing, giving it the name “hot German potato salad”. Repurpose roasted or baked potatoes in this lightened up […]

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Ham for Days!

By Debbie Braden-Lane, Branch Operations Specialist, Oregon Food Bank-Tillamook County Service Some tasty and easy ways to eliminate food waste and save time and money, by utilizing leftovers!  Especially during the holidays or after other family get-togethers, or big Sunday dinners. Sunday: Ham Dinner w/ German Potato Salad, Cooked Carrots and Applesauce Monday: Hot Ham […]

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Year of Wellness Readies for Year #3 with Focus on Diabetes

By Bill Baertlein, Tillamook County Commissioner When the Tillamook County Board of Commissioners proclaimed 2016 as the “Year of Wellness,” we were putting a spotlight on community health and the role we all play in supporting the health and wellbeing of our fellow citizens.  As you will read in the special 2017 Progress Section, dozens […]

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RECIPE: Italian Celery and Mushroom Salad

Recipe Submitted by: Dawna Roesener, Tillamook County, Dental Health Coordinator Recipe Source: https://food52.com/recipes/16471-italian-celery-and-mushroom-salad We love this salad in the Roesener house.  It is easy to prepare with just a little slicing and prep.  With flavors that are bright and satisfying, this salad will soon be a favorite at your house, too. Serves 4-6 Ingredients 6 […]

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