The Frittata – Easier Done than Said

 By:  Michelle Jenck M.Ed., Wholly Healthy LLC   Prep Time:  15 minutes Total Cook Time: 30 minutes   The Frittata works as a quick breakfast, lunch or dinner option.  Packed with protein, it’s also a great way to fulfill that hard-to-meet recommendation for daily vegetable intake.   Inspired by a “mix-and-match” frittata feature in Parade Magazine, […]

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Restaurant-Inspired Meals at Home

By: Michelle Jenck, TC Wellness Coordinator   Tillamook County Wellness is all about making healthy happen in 2020. We are encouraging people to Choose Well – a campaign series that will run throughout the year, providing support and local resources for living a healthier life.  To kick things off, we are launching our Eat Well […]

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Choose Well Tillamook County!

By: Michelle Jenck, M.Ed., Wholly Healthy LLC The term “Wellness” can mean different things to different people. In the past, people considered the word wellness to mean the degree to which someone is not sick. Now, people are beginning to understand that “being well” is much more than “not being sick.” Dr. Halbert Dunn, former chief […]

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On the Road with Wellness

It’s been a busy Fall for the Tillamook County Wellness leadership team. Invited to present at three state-wide forums during the first two weeks of October, it’s safe to say that Tillamook and its Wellness initiative are “on the map” in Oregon. On October 4th our team led a panel discussion at the 36th annual […]

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Peanut Butter Yogurt Dip

  Photo & Recipe Source: FoodHero.org Number of servings: 6 Time for preparation (including preparation and cooking): 5 minutes   Ingredients:   1⁄2 cup nonfat plain yogurt 1⁄4 cup peanut butter 3⁄4 teaspoon cinnamon (optional)   Directions:   In a small bowl, mix together yogurt and peanut butter. Add cinnamon, if desired. Serve with slices of […]

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“Kaylan from the Y” Talks Wellness

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 …” an interview with Kaylan Sisco, CEO & Executive Director, Tillamook County Family YMCA What drew you/your organization into the Year of […]

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On the Path to Health and Healing

  Pam Russell’s health journey, like so many others’, has had its ups and downs. Along with recovering from cancer and dealing with other life stresses, Pam has often been frustrated with her weight. As so commonly happens, it seemed there were always issues that got in the way of making lasting health behavior changes. […]

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Tillamook County Wellness Receives Community Health Improvement Grant

Tillamook County Community Health Centers, our local public health authority and backbone for Tillamook County Wellness, has been awarded a Sustainable Relationships for Community Health (SRCH) grant from the Oregon Health Authority (OHA). The one-year grant will provide added staff capacity and technical assistance to address chronic disease prevention and management in Tillamook County. Funds […]

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New Disc Golf Course Open to the Public

What began as an idea for a fun PE class has turned into a new community recreation asset. Thanks to the efforts of Jamie Dixson, Athletic Director and PE teacher, students at East Elementary and Tillamook Junior High School have a new disc golf course and curriculum added to their PE programming. The new Bohannon […]

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Why I’m In – An Interview with Tillamook Mayor, Suzanne Weber

Photo Credit: Cody Mann, Headlight Herald 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.  You can learn more about our partners at tillamookcountyhealthmatters.org.    “WHY I’M IN …” Suzanne Weber, Mayor, City of […]

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