Rhubarb Blueberry Crisp

Recipe & Photo Source: FoodHero.org   Number of servings: 9 Time for preparation (including preparation and cooking): 45 minutes   Ingredients:   TOPPING 1⁄2 cup packed brown sugar 1⁄2 cup flour 1⁄2 cup old fashioned rolled oats 1⁄4 cup melted margarine   FRUIT FILLING 3 cups chopped rhubarb 3 cups blueberries 2 Tablespoons cornstarch 1⁄2 […]

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Grilled Salmon and Avocado Salad

Recipe & Photo Source: American Diabetes Association, www.diabetesfoodhub.org   Prep time: 15 min Cook Time: 1 hour 10 min Servings: 4   Ingredients   4 frozen salmon filets (4-ounce each, thawed) 1 tablespoon olive oil 1 tablespoon grill seasoning (no salt – Mrs. Dash Steak Grilling Blend) 4 cups romain lettuce (chopped) ½ cup red onion […]

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KTIL’s Shaena Peterson Finds Freedom from Weighty Problem

By Laura Swanson, Tillamook County Pioneer “It’s different for us all,” began Shaena Peterson about her transformation, “and it’s a process to figure out what will work for you. It doesn’t happen overnight.” Shaena’s journey started around the Christmas holiday in 2012.  Her hip was out and she weighed 300 pounds.  Yes, really.  “I knew […]

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 Spectacular Summer Salads

Article provided courtesy of the Tillamook County Pioneer,  a Tillamook County Wellness partner. By Dana Zia, The Golightly Gourmet “For me, making a salad is as much a joy as eating one.” -Alice Waters This is the time of year I crave salads. I can’t get enough of the fresh yummy flavors after a winter […]

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Thanks to a sponsorship by Tillamook County Wellness partner, Oregon Dairy & Nutrition Council, we will periodically feature articles and recipes from Judy Barbe, author, columnist and nutrition expert. As a registered dietician nutritionist and food enthusiast, Judy offers realistic food solutions to help people “live their best.”   How would you rate your culinary skills? […]

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Rice Bowl Breakfast with Fruits and Nuts

Recipe & Photo Source: FoodHero.org   Number of servings: 2   Time for preparation (including preparation and cooking): 20 minutes   Ingredients:   1 cup cooked brown rice 1⁄2 cup nonfat or 1% milk 1⁄2 teaspoon cinnamon 1 cup chopped fruit (try a mixture – apples, bananas, raisins, berries, peaches) 2 Tablespoons chopped nuts (try […]

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Tillamook County Earns National Achievement Award for Health

  Tillamook County has been recognized with an Achievement Award from the National Association of Counties (NACo). The awards honor innovative, effective county government programs that strengthen services for residents. NACo recognized Tillamook County for its efforts to improve community health and quality of life through the work of Tillamook County Wellness. More than 40 […]

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Nestucca Valley School Trails Day Engages Youth, Shows Outdoor Recreation Opportunities Available in Own Backyard

By Laura Swanson Trails Day for Nestucca Junior Senior High School students on May 29th at Camp Meriwether brought together Tillamook County Wellness partners to launch community engagement with a focus on youth and trails.  Throughout the sunny, warm day, over 150 students from grades 7th through 12th, along with additional staff and volunteers, engaged […]

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Brussel Sprouts, Cranberry & Bulgur Salad

Recipe & Photo Source: FoodHero.org   Number of servings: 5   Time for preparation (including preparation and cooking): 45 min   Ingredients: 1⁄3 cup dried bulgur 1 cup boiling water 1⁄2 pound (2 cups) Brussels Sprouts 1⁄2 cup dried cranberries 1⁄4 cup nuts, chopped 1⁄4 cup orange juice 4 1⁄2 teaspoons oil 2 Tablespoons vinegar […]

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Wellness Partners Provide Programs to Support Positive Changes

Rinehart Clinic’s Quality Director, Denise Weiss, presented the clinic’s “Success Stories:  Diabetes Control” at a recent OCHIN Learning Forum attended by healthcare centers from across the region. (OCHIN is an electronic health record program.) Tillamook County Wellness partners are teaming up to help people more readily access the things they need to make healthy behavior […]

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