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3-Ingredient Pulled Pork Sandwiches

3-Ingredient Pulled Pork Sandwiches

Written by: Grace Burton, MS, RDN, LDN   Prep Time: 5 minutes Cook Time: 4-6 hour Makes: 8 servings Ingredients 2 pounds pork tenderloin1, 12 ounce can diet root beer1 cup barbecue sauce (look for lowest sugar option at the store)8 whole wheat hamburger buns... Read More
Categories: Healthy Living,  Nutrition,  Recipes
Gathering Grains of Sand

Gathering Grains of Sand

By Joanne Fruth, MD     We know The Avance Way is making a difference in the lives of our patients. We use a systematic centralized approach to collect all the Grains of Sand. Every immunization, every mammogram, every screening for depression, and so on... Read More
Categories: Education,  Medical Director
Checklists Save Lives

Checklists Save Lives

By Joanne Fruth, MD     Atul Gawande, MD was onto something. His book The Checklist Manifesto is a beautiful exposition on how checklists in business and the medical profession create greater efficiency, consistency and safety. We think we’re on to something at... Read More
Categories: Education,  Medical Director
Smart Snacking

Smart Snacking

By Grace Burton, MS, RD, LDN     I frequently get asked questions such as: Should I snack? How many snacks per day is appropriate? What are better snack options? Snacking can be a great way to help manage appetite, weight, mood, and energy levels. Everyone is... Read More
Categories: Education,  Healthy Living,  Nutrition
Classic Meatloaf

Classic Meatloaf

Written by: Erin Burke, MS, RDN, LDN, CDE   Prep Time: 25 minutes Cook Time: 1 hour Makes: 6 servings Ingredients ½ cup oats4 ounces cremini mushrooms (about 1 ½ cups)1 tablespoon plus 1 teaspoon olive oil, divided½ cup finely chopped onion½ cup finely chopped... Read More
Categories: Healthy Living,  Nutrition,  Recipes
Chicken and Dumpling Casserole

Chicken and Dumpling Casserole

By Nadeen Risi, MS, RDN, LDN     Prep Time: 20 minutes Cook Time: 30 minutes Makes: 6 servings Ingredients: 3 tablespoons canola oil 1 medium onion, chopped 1 cup frozen carrots 1 cup chopped celery (about 2 medium stalks) 3 cups low sodium chicken broth 3... Read More
Categories: Healthy Living,  Nutrition,  Recipes
Blueberry Glazed Salmon

Blueberry Glazed Salmon

By Nadeen Risi, MS, RDN, LDN     Prep Time: 10 minutes Cook Time: 20 minutes Makes: 4 servings   Ingredients: ½ cup fresh blueberries – can used frozen, but will increase cook time slightly 5 to 6 sprigs fresh thyme 1 tablespoon granulated sugar 1 tablespoon... Read More
Categories: Healthy Living,  Nutrition,  Recipes
Reducing Inflammation with Food

Reducing Inflammation with Food

By Bonnie Wilson, MS, RDN, LDN What is inflammation? Inflammation is a natural part of our bodies’ defense systems in order to heal and defend us from harm. Inflammation is classified as either acute or chronic, depending on the severity and how long it lasts. Acute... Read More
Categories: Education,  Mental Health
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