Veggie Quiche Muffins

Recipe Source: Recipe and photo from www.FoodHero.org Number of servings: 12 Time for preparation (including preparation and cooking): 55 min   Ingredients: 3⁄4 cup low-fat cheddar cheese, shredded 1 cup green onion or onion, chopped (1 medium onion) 1 cup broccoli, chopped 1 cup tomatoes, diced 2 cups nonfat or 1% milk 4 eggs 1 […]

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Improving Lives with Otago

Article & Photo Sources by Holly Rudman, NWSDS and Kelly Benson, Tillamook County Family YMCA Many of us take for granted the basic activities of daily life. Getting up out of a chair, walking to the mailbox or getting out of the house to meet friends for lunch or exercise. As we age, many of […]

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Roasted Zucchini

  Recipe & Photo Source: FoodHero.org Number of servings: 6 Time for preparation (including preparation and cooking): 35 minutes   Ingredients:   1 1⁄4 pounds zucchini, whole 2 teaspoons vegetable oil 1⁄4 teaspoon garlic powder 1⁄4 teaspoon dried oregano 1⁄8 teaspoon salt 1⁄8 teaspoon black pepper   Directions:   Preheat oven to 400 degrees F. […]

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Trails Day Video – Watch Here!

Tillamook County Wellness partners brought Nestucca Valley Junior Senior High School students to Camp Meriwether on May 29th 2019 to launch the first ever “Trails Day.” The event showcased activities such as hydrology, wilderness walks and a mountain bike demonstration, all aiming to connect youth to their local environment in a totally new way! Watch […]

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Raspberry Oatmeal Bars

Recipe & Photo Source: FoodHero.org Number of servings: 12 Time for preparation (including preparation and cooking): 1 hour 5 minutes   Ingredients:   Crust and topping: 1⁄2 cup flour 1⁄4 cup brown sugar 1 cup quick oats 3 Tablespoons butter or margarine 2 Tablespoons applesauce 1 Tablespoon orange juice   Filling: 1 Tablespoon flour 1 […]

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The Intersection Between Education and Health

“It is widely recognized that education influences health outcomes and community well-being.” So begins the introductory statement from a recent National Academy of Sciences workshop linking school success with improvements in public health. As our kids head back to school, it is important to remember that education is not just for young children and teens. […]

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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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Roasted Red Peppers

Recipe & Photo Source: FoodHero.org   Number of servings: 4   Time for preparation (including preparation and cooking): 35 minutes   Ingredients:   4 bell peppers 2 teaspoons vegetable oil 1⁄2 teaspoon Italian seasoning 1⁄2 teaspoon garlic powder 1⁄4 teaspoon each salt and pepper   Directions: Preheat oven to 450 degrees. Wash bell peppers and […]

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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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