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NTEs Summer 2020 Newsletter

August 20, 2020 10:52 pm Published by Comments Off on NTEs Summer 2020 Newsletter

Sam Ousey, RDN/PresidentHello Summer! And yes, it will looks like Summer and feels like summer but no so much the season of activities we expect. Here at NTE, we would like to help you be creative with your nutrition summer activities! I say let’s do the 360 and be positive on change. How to deliver meals with some fun, how to beat the heat and stay hydrated. Gain a bit of weight the last few months let us help you...


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Spinach, Zucchini and Chickpea Stir Fry

July 31, 2020 9:37 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Prep Time: 7 minutes | Cook Time: 11 minutes Ingredients Serves 2 2 tablespoons avocado oil ½ yellow onion, chopped 1 garlic clove, minced 1 teaspoon grated ginger 1 (15-ounce) can chickpeas, rinsed and drained 1 large zucchini, halved and sliced 8-ounces fresh spinach, washed and dried 1 tablespoon low-sodium soy sauce 1 teaspoon honey 1 teaspoon fresh lemon juice 1 tablespoon tahini Fine sea salt Black pepper   Directions Add the oil to a large pan and heat over...


How To Make An Awesome Casserole Dinner In 45 Minutes

March 31, 2020 1:52 pm Published by Comments Off on How To Make An Awesome Casserole Dinner In 45 Minutes

The next time you’re thinking of cooking food for game night or a family dinner, try out this Chicken Tetrazzini Casserole. it’s a clean eating recipe, it’s delicious and it’s crunchy. Prep time: 45 mins. Total time: 60 mins Servings: 6 Ingredients Olive oil cooking spray 1/2 lb whole-wheat or farro short pasta (rigatoni, penne, sedani; 8 oz) 1 tbsp olive oil 6 oz cremini mushrooms, thin-sliced (about 2 cups) 1/4 cup diced sweet onion 1 medium carrot, peeled, halved...


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Healthy Eating vs. Dieting: Which Should You Choose?

February 25, 2020 3:01 pm Published by Comments Off on Healthy Eating vs. Dieting: Which Should You Choose?

Protein, carbs, fat, fruits, veggies… all are staples in healthy eating, but not in every diet. What? How? Why?Every month, it seems someone comes up with a crazy new diet fad… or paints a picture of how ___ is good and ___ is bad. Unfortunately, nutrition is not (nor will ever be) that black or white. We get it. Nutrition can feel overwhelming as questions keep piling up. And, unfortunately, we see many misconceptions or absurd fads/detoxes. Keto… fasting… macros…...


The Keto Diet: Is It Healthy?

January 31, 2020 12:27 pm Published by Comments Off on The Keto Diet: Is It Healthy?

The keto diet is just one of the many diets right now that are all the rage, but the keto diet is one of the more popular ones. Every diet has its benefits, but every diet has its risks as well. Of course, before you attempt any new diets, you should consult with a nutritionist, your physician, or a diet professional who can work with you to ensure it’s the right move to make. Let’s take a look at some...


Fun Ways to Eat Healthy in Holiday Season

December 26, 2019 2:39 pm Published by Comments Off on Fun Ways to Eat Healthy in Holiday Season

It’s holiday season ahead. We know that during these days we end up eating and drinking carelessly, and regret after the season for that. Let us help you here with a few simple tricks following which you can enjoy your holidays guilt-free. Walk a lot – We know that you may have been planning parties and get-togethers. It will definitely be a lot of fun. But these parties also mean that you will be moving less and less on the...


How To Eat Healthy During The Thanksgiving Season

November 26, 2019 1:17 pm Published by Comments Off on How To Eat Healthy During The Thanksgiving Season

It’s hard to resist the temptation of a good Thanksgiving meal. With foods such as roast turkey, stuffing, and buttery mashed potatoes headlining our dinners, it’s not surprising that people find themselves indulging in extra helpings at Thanksgiving dinner, and all of our mindful eating habits are tossed wayside for the time being. Thankfully, there are ways to enjoy the best the holiday has to offer without overdoing it. One of the best things you can do is to eat...


Communicating Effectively with the IDT Team

November 20, 2018 12:11 pm Published by Comments Off on Communicating Effectively with the IDT Team

Authored by Danelle Willey, RDN   The Interdisciplinary Team, or IDT Team, in the community is the primary way of reviewing all Residents that are at risk, addressing the issues or concerns and coming up with the best plan of care. It is vital to the overall health of the Residents that the IDT team work together. The IDT Team is made up if the MD, Director of Nursing, Social Services Director, Director of Rehab, Treatment Nurse, Director of Food and...


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Nutribytes – Food Service Worker Appreciation Month

November 1, 2017 11:12 am Published by Comments Off on Nutribytes – Food Service Worker Appreciation Month

Nutrition Tips from NTE’s Finest Turning Your Kitchen Staff into Family – by Danelle Wiley RDN The kitchen staff in your facility work closer together than any other department. They are confined within the walls of the kitchen prepping food, fluids and nourishments for the Residents. They go non-stop from meal to meal with cleaning and prep in between tray line. But how do you change the environment from just co-workers to being a kitchen family and is this beneficial? This...


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Comfort Food

June 6, 2017 9:40 am Published by Comments Off on Comfort Food

When you mention comfort food, most people think of creamy pasta dishes or pot roast or roast turkey dinner. In other words, comfort food seems to be synonymous with heavy foods. To my mind, however, it means something entirely different. Taken literally, it just means food that brings comfort. We like foods that bring comfort when we feel weak, vulnerable and estranged. Picture if you will, the feeling you get when you are feeling ill and someone brings in a...