Tillamook County Wellness 2018 Year-In-Review

Time flies when you are working on wellness! It’s hard to believe the “Year of Wellness” (now Tillamook County Wellness) is still going strong as it winds down its fourth year. So often, community coalitions are a flash-in-the-pan, dependent on government funding or grants, only to fizzle out when the well runs dry. We’ve adopted […]

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Applesauce French Toast

Recipe Source: Recipe and photo from www.FoodHero.org   Number of servings: 6   Time for preparation (including preparation and cooking): 15 min   Ingredients: 2 eggs 1⁄2 cup nonfat or 1% milk 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon 2 teaspoons white sugar 1⁄2 teaspoon vanilla 1⁄4 cup unsweetened applesauce 6 slices whole wheat bread   Directions In […]

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Community Partnerships Build Trails Throughout Tillamook County

By Laura Swanson From the beginning of the Tillamook County Wellness efforts, an emphasis has been on simple, easy changes folks can make that will have a positive impact on their overall well-being.  Walking and hiking were part of that equation (which also includes making healthier eating choices, like eating more vegetables, improving self-care and […]

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Crustless Pumpkin Pie

Recipe Source: Recipe and photo from www.FoodHero.org   Number of servings: 15 Time for preparation (including preparation and cooking): 20 min   Ingredients: 3⁄4 cup sugar 2 eggs 1⁄2 cup Master Mix or baking mix* 1 can (15 ounce) pumpkin 1 can (12 ounce) nonfat evaporated milk 3 1⁄2 teaspoons pumpkin pie spice 2 teaspoons […]

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Tillamook County Wellness wins Oregon “Place Matters” Leadership Award

The Oregon Health Authority (OHA) Health Promotion and Chronic Disease Prevention (HPCDP) section along with the “Place Matters” Awards Committee announced their selection of Tillamook County Wellness for its 2018 Outstanding Organizational Leadership Award. The announcement was made at the annual “Place Matters” conference, held in Portland on October 30th. According to OHA Health Systems […]

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Roasted Green Beans

Recipe Source: Recipe and photo from www.FoodHero.org   Number of servings: 6 Time for preparation (including preparation and cooking): 35 min   Ingredients: 1 pound fresh green beans 1 Tablespoon olive oil or vegetable oil 1⁄8 teaspoon salt 1⁄8 teaspoon black pepper   Directions Snap the ends off the green beans and rinse the beans […]

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 “WHY I’M IN …” Dusti (Jessica) Linnell, Oregon State University Extension, Family & Community Health

 The Tillamook County Wellness “Why I’m In” interview series highlights our community partners and what has inspired and motivated them to work toward the common goal of improving community health.   “WHY I’M IN …” Dusti (Jessica) Linnell, Oregon State University Extension, Family & Community Health What drew you/your organization into the Year of Wellness, now […]

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Ginger Almond Asparagus

Recipe Source: Recipe and photo from www.FoodHero.org   Number of servings: 2 Time for preparation (including preparation and cooking): 10 min   Ingredients: 3⁄4 pound asparagus, washed and trimmed (2 1/2 cups sliced) 1 teaspoon oil 3 Tablespoons slivered almonds 1⁄4 teaspoon salt   Pinch of black pepper 1⁄4 teaspoon sugar 1⁄8 teaspoon ginger powder […]

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