Canning Salmon at Home

By Jessica Linnell, Asst. Professor of Practice, OSU Extension, Family & Community Health It’s time for fall salmon! If you are planning to catch your own or purchase from your favorite fishmonger, think about canning some to enjoy delicious salmon all year long.  Having salmon on-hand can save time in preparing healthy meals.  Canned fish […]

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September becomes “Self-tember”: Make Me Time Priority

  By DeAnna Pearl, MAT, BS, CPS, SOS Tillamook Prevention Program Specialist For anyone who’s been looking for a good reason to treat yourself consider this: You probably don’t do it often enough, and putting “me time” on the back burner is a big part of why we can all feel run-down, frenzied, and overwhelmed. […]

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Valuing Art

By Neal Lemery What is the value of art in our lives? Does it have an impact? “Art is the lie that enables us to realize the truth.” (Pablo Picasso) Art is a way of finding and expressing the truth in our lives.  It allows us to explore and find things within ourselves we may […]

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On Fire about Fermentation

By Lauren M. Kraemer, MPH, Extension Family & Community Health, Oregon State University/Wasco County Extension and Nancy Kershaw, Extension Family & Community Health/4-H Youth Development Faculty, Oregon State University/Tillamook County Extension Fermentation is one of the easiest methods of preserving food and boasts the most health benefits, least energy consumption, and most variety and room […]

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Perfect Picnic Salad to Enjoy with Seasonal Vegetables, Fresh Air

  Are you planning a backyard barbecue or picnic? This recipe is great for a crowd! Recipe Source: Food Hero http://foodhero.org Number of servings:  12 Time for preparation (including preparation and cooking): 10 minutes Ingredients: 1/4 cup vinegar 1/4 cup sugar 2 tablespoons oil 1/4 teaspoon each salt and pepper (optional) 6 cups canned beans, […]

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A Way Out of the Fog

By Ginny Gabel, RN, Community Wellness Education, Tillamook Regional Medical Center Fog was settling all over the town, dark, thick and overwhelming, making the street lights barely visible. Voices without faces were calling out in alarm and sounds of people crashing into garbage cans for lack of visibility were heard from everywhere. It was 4 […]

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Strawberry and Cucumber Salad

An easy summertime side dish with in season cucumbers and strawberries that everyone will enjoy! Recipe Source: Food Hero http://foodhero.org Number of servings:  4 Time for preparation (including preparation and cooking): 20 minutes Ingredients: 2 tablespoons nonfat or low-fat plain yogurt 4 teaspoons apple cider vinegar 1 tablespoon honey or brown sugar 1/4 teaspoon onion […]

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Feeding the soul with garlicky, cheesy grits

By Gregory Lum, Dietetic Intern, Oregon State University Let’s do a little thought experiment. Take a deep breath, and think about “healthy food.” What comes to mind? Any particular foods or styles of cooking? I’ll bet Southern soul food wasn’t the first thing you thought of. After all, most people would think of foods like […]

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Shake Up Your Dairy Routine with Ricotta Cheese

  By Jessica Linnell, Assistant Professor (Practice), Family & Community Health, Oregon State University Extension Service June is dairy month!  Dairy is an important part of a healthy eating because it provides calcium, potassium, magnesium and other important nutrients. If you’re looking for something different to mix up your usual dairy routine, try ricotta cheese.  […]

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