Healthy Egg Cups Recipe
May 23, 2016
Our Wellness Department will be featuring several healthy recipes. This recipe only has 48 calories per serving (one muffin).Healthy Egg Cups: Makes: 12 servingsServing Size: 1 cupPreparation Time: 15 minutesCooking Time: 15 minutes Ingredients1 T olive oil4 whole eggs2 cups baby spinach-chopped1 C...
Toy/Food Drive SLV Health Holiday Toy/Food Drive
Dec 22, 2015
Last week San Luis Valley Health set out to give back to the community. The SLV Health Giving Tree allowed individuals to donate food and unwrapped toy donations. The idea was, “fill under our tree to full under others’.” We accepted donations at many of our locations. From our Regional Medical...
Projects in Service Highlight Successful Hospital Week
May 19, 2015
Over this past week, San Luis Valley Health celebrated National Hospital Week.  Hospital Week is meant to celebrate the work that hospitals do in the communities they serve.  In that light, many of the activities that filled Hospital Week this year were in service to the community.“Our goal for...
Cafeteria Prices Set to Increase by Five Percent
Dec 17, 2014
Effective January 1, 2015, the cafeteria at San Luis Valley Health will be raising the price per pound of food.This 5% increase will see the cost go from $4.99 per pound to $5.24 per pound.“This is the first time that San Luis Valley Health has raised prices in five years,” explained...
American Diabetes Month: Spiced Turkey Breast with Apple Chutney
Nov 26, 2014
Makes: 16 servingsServing Size: 3 oz. turkey, 2 Tbsp. chutneyPreparation Time: 20 minutes up to 1 hour, 15 minutesIngredients1 turkey breast (5 to 6 lbs.)3 Tbsp. orange juice2 tsp. peeled, grated fresh ginger1 tsp. ground cinnamon1 tsp. ground cloves1 tsp. ground allspice1/4 tsp...
Tex-Mex Quinoa Salad Recipe
Aug 6, 2014
Tex-Mex Quinoa Salad with Cumin Lime VinaigretteYield: 4 ServingsIngredients:3 cups cooked red quinoa (from 1 cup uncooked quinoa)1 red bell pepper, diced1 orange bell pepper, diced½ large red onion, diced1 jalapeno, minced1 14-oz. can black beans, rinsed and drained1 avocado, diced¼ cup cilantro,...
Healthy Snacks to Get You Through Your Day
Aug 5, 2014
Wellness Tip: Clean Eating, Healthy SnacksDo you snack at your desk?  Most of us do.  Here we have developed a list of healthy snacks that we think are great options to get you through your day!  Like our Wellness Tips?  Follow us on Pinterest to receive them all! 
Salad in a Jar
Jul 24, 2014
Written by Annika Braun, Wellness CoordinatorI love this idea because the layers allow you to make five of these jars ahead of time on the weekend, in preparation for the week, without having the veggies get soggy! I just bring a big Tupperware container with me to work to dump it into to make...
Raspberry-Lemon Cheesecake Smoothie
Jul 23, 2014
Chill out this summer with this healthy, tasty smoothie recipe!Raspberry-Lemon Cheesecake Smoothie         1 C coconut water¾ c raw unsalted cashews, soaked½ banana1 C raspberries3 T freshly squeezed lemon juice1 T pure maple syrup1 t...
SLV Health Educates About Food Waste
Apr 8, 2014
Mark Lara, Director of Nutrition Services at San Luis Valley Health, believes the kitchen is the heart of the home.  “It is a place of warmth, joy, communication, and sharing.”It’s for that reason that Lara passionately cares about the process of preparing each dish, from the...


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