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Healthy Recipe: Chicken Enchiladas with Tomatillo Sauce

1 lb. (about 3) boneless, skinless chicken breasts 2 cloves garlic, crushed 2 onions, halved 2 bay leaves 1tsp. dried oregano ½ tsp. salt 1 tbsp. olive oil 12 fresh corn tortillas 2 cups tomatillo sauce Black Pepper Cilantro Sprigs 1/3 cup crumbled queso fresco or feta cheese 1 cup Greek yogurt or low-fat sour […]

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How do you define alcohol consumption?

Written by: Terra Braatz, MSE, NCC, LPC, Agnesian HealthCare, Agnesian Work & Wellness EAP Supervisor Binge drinking by young people in some wealthy, developed countries has increased over the past two decades, even as overall alcohol consumption has fallen, according to an Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development study. Average annual alcohol consumption in the OECD’s […]

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Healthy Recipe: Fresh Asparagus with Brown Butter Sauce

Submitted by: Chef Mike Wetzel, Agnesian HealthCare Nutrition & Food Services Ingredients 12 asparagus, peeled Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper 4 ounces butter Instructions Peel asparagus. Line asparagus from the spear end and cut into approximately six-inch lengths. Discard ends. In large sauté pan, heat butter until melted. Add reserved asparagus and sauté until […]

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Can children “outgrow” autism?

Recent studies report that 7-9% of children with a documented early autistic syndrome disorder (ASD) have no symptoms of the disorder on follow-up later in childhood or adolescence.  That is good news. The pertinent question is how to account for it? Is it possible to simply “outgrow” autism? Was the initial diagnosis wrong?  Did some […]

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Healthy Recipe: Double Roasted Chicken

Work-time: 20 minutes Total time: 40 minutes Serves 4 1 quartered chicken (2 ½ ib.) skin removed ½ cup olive oil 2 tbsp. lemon juice (from 1 lemon) ¾ tsp. salt ¼ tsp. freshly ground black pepper 4 large onions, sliced 4 large pitas (6 ½ in.) 2 tbsp. pine nuts, toasted Heat oven to […]

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