Author: Corinne Holmes

If you have ripe bananas lying around, today is the perfect day to make this wonderfully moist Banana Cranberry Bread studded with tart ruby cranberries! https://www.skinnytaste.com/banana-cranberry-bread/

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This fall fruit salad is made with sweet, crunchy apples and grapes in a creamy yogurt and cream cheese sauce topped with crushed walnuts and brown sugar. https://nam10.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.skinnytaste.com%2Fautumn-apple-and-grape-medley%2F&data=05%7C01%7CCorinne.Holmes%40stelizabeth.com%7Ce048bf32478a46517b6608daa2e8e441%7C60e2aab46e374e048989082fb075bc1c%7C0%7C0%7C638001418385036494%7CUnknown%7CTWFpbGZsb3d8eyJWIjoiMC4wLjAwMDAiLCJQIjoiV2luMzIiLCJBTiI6Ik1haWwiLCJXVCI6Mn0%3D%7C3000%7C%7C%7C&sdata=9M8RzP6exqTWA86v1wVR80TL3EYbMOOsZmnMX97yrRw%3D&reserved=0

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If you’re looking for an impressive pasta recipe with just a few ingredients and minimal work required, meet our oven-roasted tomato bucatini. This dish is big on flavor and little on effort — our favorite kind of cooking. Read More: https://www.tastingtable.com/642479/oven-roasted-tomato-bucatini-recipe/

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With summer at an end, teens have headed back to school. A new school year means new teachers and new classes. For some teens, though, it could also be the introduction to a new habit — vaping. Nationwide, vaping is recognized as a public health emergency, particularly for kids. Adolescent and teen vaping increases are at epidemic levels. According to the American Heart Association (AHA), more than one in four high school students use e-cigarettes. Teens who vape are also four times more likely to pick up cigarette smoking. Consequently, doctors, including providers at, St. Elizabeth are concerned that, because…

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Back to school means back to play for many student athletes. And that can often mean an increased risk of concussion as well. “Concussion is a traumatic brain injury, either directly to the head or neck or indirectly from a blow to the body. It’s not a structural brain injury. It affects the functioning of the brain,” says James Hahn, MD, sports medicine physician at St. Elizabeth Healthcare. A direct hit to the head causes most concussions. However, a hard blow to the body can transfer force to the brain, causing a concussion too. Understanding concussion is important in protecting…

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For years, you’ve heard that maintaining a healthy diet and getting enough exercise can help keep your heart healthy. Now, there’s one more factor you need to consider — sleep. Until recently, the American Heart Association (AHA) suggested a Simple 7™ list for protect your heart: · Eating a healthy diet · Getting enough exercise · Maintaining a healthy weight · Keeping cholesterol low · Maintaining low blood sugar · Reducing blood pressure · Avoiding smoking or vaping You can control all of these behaviors except managing your cholesterol and blood sugar without seeing your doctor. Now, to further limit…

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This chili lime watermelon is the perfect summer snack! It’s savory and sweet with crumbled cotija cheese and lots of lime. Delish! INGREDIENTS 4 cups cubed watermelon1 pinch of salt¼ teaspoon chili powder1 lime, zest grated and juiced3 tablespoons crumbled cotija cheese1 tablespoon chopped fresh cilantro INSTRUCTIONS  Place the cubed watermelon in a large bowl. Sprinkle with the pinch of salt and the chili powder (using more if you wish!). Toss well. Squeeze on the lime juice and top with the lime zest.Add the crumbled cotija cheese and cilantro. Serve immediately!

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For the fifth consecutive year, St. Elizabeth Edgewood has received the American College of Cardiology NCDR Chest Pain-MI Registry Platinum Performance Achievement Award for 2022. This award recognizes St. Elizabeth at the highest level for heart attack care and distinguishes St. Elizabeth as the only hospital in the Tristate to achieve this prestigious honor. “Our participation in this registry creates an environment where data drives improvement in patient care, and it also documents that our performance is second to none,” says Dr. D.P. Suresh, Executive Medical Director of the Florence Wormald Heart & Vascular Institute at St. Elizabeth. “This is…

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June is cherry season and this month’s produce of the month! Originally found in most of Europe, western Asia, and parts of northern Africa, cherries have been consumed since prehistoric times. This stone fruit is distinguished by having a smooth fruit with no obvious groove. A good source of potassium and vitamin C, cherries are also good source of fiber with 3 grams per cup serving. Try them in some dark chocolate cherry granola with crunchy quinoa: https://domesticate-me.com/dark-chocolate-cherry-granola-with-crunchy-quinoa/

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These edible flower buds are a variety of a species of thistle and this month’s produce of the month: Artichoke. This low calorie produce (60 calories per serving) is a great source of fiber (7 grams) and protein (4.2 grams). Don’t let this leafy vegetable intimidate you! Get some easy tips to prepare artichokes from Edgewood’s Chef Manager, Chris Crowley by watching May’s cooking demo, posted to Target Health’s Stream Page. https://web.microsoftstream.com/video/175cee87-5cc5-4ced-94ef-b00c685940ac Watch and comment on the recording by 6/25 for 50 points.

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