February 2019

How often do you consume processed foods?Do you take frozen meals to work or grab fast food as a quick option? Choosing these options frequently can increase your risk of high cholesterol, blood pressure, blood sugar and insulin levels, which can lead to life-threatening heart disease. Here are a few foods to limit or completely avoid:

·         Processed meats. Processed foods in general have high levels of salt and other preservatives. Meats such as hot dogs, bacon, sausage, salami and other deli meats are detrimental to the heart. Eating just a few slices of deli meat can contain... Read More »

Lisa Stokes, our Dietary & EVS Manager, is sharing her tips for having a safe but delicious game day food spread! Whether you’re making chicken wings or a whole buffet , be sure to keep Lisa’s tips in mind this weekend!

Make the right call for homemade chicken wings:

If you’re frying chicken wings, Lisa recommends making sure that your frying oil temperature is 375 °F before adding the chicken. She adds, “Before frying, pat dry the chicken wings to prevent oil splatter when submerged in hot oil. Make sure not to overcrowd the chicken wings in the frying basket. If the... Read More »