Ham for Days!

By Debbie Braden-Lane, Branch Operations Specialist, Oregon Food Bank-Tillamook County Service Some tasty and easy ways to eliminate food waste and save time and money, by utilizing leftovers!  Especially during the holidays or after other family get-togethers, or big Sunday dinners. Sunday: Ham Dinner w/ German Potato Salad, Cooked Carrots and Applesauce Monday: Hot Ham […]

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RECIPE: The Frittata – Easier Done than Said

By Michelle Jenck, M.Ed. Health & Kinesiology, 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 […]

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Year of Wellness Readies for Year #3 with Focus on Diabetes

By Bill Baertlein, Tillamook County Commissioner When the Tillamook County Board of Commissioners proclaimed 2016 as the “Year of Wellness,” we were putting a spotlight on community health and the role we all play in supporting the health and wellbeing of our fellow citizens.  As you will read in the special 2017 Progress Section, dozens […]

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RECIPE: Italian Celery and Mushroom Salad

Recipe Submitted by: Dawna Roesener, Tillamook County, Dental Health Coordinator Recipe Source: https://food52.com/recipes/16471-italian-celery-and-mushroom-salad We love this salad in the Roesener house.  It is easy to prepare with just a little slicing and prep.  With flavors that are bright and satisfying, this salad will soon be a favorite at your house, too. Serves 4-6 Ingredients 6 […]

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Eat Well, Be Well Refresh

By Anne Goetze, RDN, LD, FAND, Oregon Dairy and Nutrition Council At the Tillamook Year of Wellness Eat Well, Be Well workshop in March, more than 70 attendees sought expertise from registered dietitian Judy Barbe. In a recent follow-up with Judy, I asked her what she would most like to remind attendees. Her response was […]

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Turkey Cranberry Quesadilla

Great idea for turkey leftovers …. Recipe Source: Food Hero www.foodhero.org Number of servings:  1 quesadilla Time for preparation (including preparation and cooking): 10 minute Ingredients: 1 8-inch whole wheat tortilla 2 Tablespoons shredded mozzarella cheese 2 Tablespoons cranberry sauce or dried cranberries 2 Tablespoons cooked turkey, chopped or shredded 1⁄3 cup spinach Directions: Sprinkle […]

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Tillamook County Properties, Buildings and Parks Smoke/Tobacco-Free Starting Jan. 1, 2018

Ordinance 82 was approved by voters November 7th and bans the use of tobacco products on all County-owned properties, with one exemption and according to the definition of ‘Tillamook County property’ as defined in the Ordinance. The County property definition specifically does not include county roads. Section 5 of the Ordinance provides an exemption for […]

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Strategies That Work: Quitting Smoking/Tobacco

by DeAnna Pearl, Prevention Specialist, SOS Tillamook  Did you know . . . On average, it takes 7 attempts to quit smoking for good? Planning with a friend or supportive family member can help.  The key is to pick a date and make a plan.   On Nov. 16th, thousands of people quit tobacco use […]

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