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AbsoluteCARE Nutrition Department’s Recipe of the Month – February 2020

Crock Pot Barbecue Pulled Chicken Sandwiches Who says barbecue has to be a guilty pleasure? This recipe for Crock Pot Barbecue Pulled Chicken Sandwiches has all the flavorful decadence of a backyard barbecue, but it’s packed full of healthy protein and lower in fat than most pulled pork options! Even more enticing, this dish will slow‐cook […]

AbsoluteCARE Nutrition Department’s Recipe of the Month – January 2020

Peanut Butter & Pretzel Truffles With the holidays having just passed, some are worried about their overindulgences. However, it can be beneficial to have a small amount of a satisfying treat when you are craving something sweet. Even with only 64 calories and five grams of carbohydrates per truffle, these could really hit the spot! […]

AbsoluteCARE Nutrition Department’s Recipe of the Month – December 2019

Crock Pot Santa Fe Chicken As the weather gets colder, soups can be a comforting way to stay warm. While most soups are very high in sodium, this Crock Pot Santa Fe Chicken Soup is made with unsalted chicken broth, making it far lower in sodium than other soups. Also, with two good sources of […]

What do we really know about “Vaping Illness?”

Vaping Illness (known as e‐cigarettes or vaping‐associated lung injury or EVALI), has dominated news headlines in recent months. Since it was first reported, the CDC has now documented a total of 2,712 cases, including 42 deaths, associated with EVALI. Here at AbsoluteCARE, we have already had patients presenting with lung problems likely associated with vaping, […]

AbsoluteCARE Nutrition Department’s Recipe of the Month – November 2019

Mini Pumpkin Pie Tarts It’s hard to believe that the holidays are quickly approaching! If you’re looking for a fun twist on a classic dessert, then this recipe “Mini Pumpkin Pie Tarts” is just for you! With just 60 calories per serving and a little boost of fiber from the pumpkin, this recipe is a […]

AbsoluteCARE Nutrition Department’s Recipe of the Month – October 2019

Slow Cooker Shawarma It’s time to dust off that slow cooker because this is the recipe for you! The slow cooker is an excellent piece of kitchen equipment to ensure a healthy dinner is on the table ASAP. This recipe for Slow Cooker Chicken Shawarma is delicious, easy, and healthy. Pair this recipe with whole […]

AbsoluteCARE Nutrition Department’s Recipe of the Month – September 2019

The Dessert Recipe You Need to Make Do you love chocolate and peanut butter? This recipe for “Peanut Butter Rice Crispy Treats” is an irresistible combination of peanut butter mixed with crispy cereal and covered in a dark chocolate peanut butter topping. While this dessert tastes decadent, it can fit into a healthy eating pattern […]

Adult Immunization

More than 50,000 U.S. adults die each year from vaccine preventable diseases and their complications, more than breast cancer, HIV/AIDS, or motor vehicle accidents.  However, vaccination rates remain low.  Adult vaccinations can protect against illness, absenteeism from work, hospitalization, and even death. The poor vaccination rates in adults are not only taking a toll on […]

Influenza

Influenza is a contagious respiratory illness caused by a virus.  The young and the elderly are at particular risk of complication and death. Symptoms include fever, cough, sore throat, muscle and body aches, headache and fatigue. Three to eleven percent of the US population becomes sick with influenza each year. People with influenza can be […]

AbsoluteCARE Nutrition Department’s Recipe of the Month

Quick & Healthy Summer Side Dish Are you looking for an easy, delicious, and healthy side dish to pair with your next summer meal? Well then this recipe meets all of the criteria! “Golden Lemon‐Crumb Tomatoes” is the perfect low calorie, low‐carbohydrate side dish that incorporates tomatoes, herbs, low‐fat cheese, and fresh lemon juice. It […]