Back to School: Healthy School Lunches
Aug 13, 2014
Whole New PB&JPeanut butter and jelly on a whole wheat mini bagel3/4 cup cherry tomatoes with 2 tablespoons low-fat Caesar dressing1/2 cup pineapple chunks4 mini oatmeal cookiesPizza Party1 slice leftover cold veggie pizza cut into squares3/4 cup cucumber moons with 2 tablespoons hummus1/2 cup...
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...
Cool Off with a Pineapple Salsa Smoothie
Jul 23, 2014
Looking for a healthy summer treat?  Try this awesome recipe for a Pineapple Salsa Smoothie.Pineapple Salsa Smoothie              1 C coconut water2 ½ C diced pineapple, fresh or frozen1 C firmly packed baby spinach1...
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...
5 Healthy Eating Tips Everyone Should Know
Jul 5, 2014
Did you know that the choices you make in the grocery store, in your garden, or with a friend at a restaurant about what to eat can increase or decrease your chances of heart disease, cancer, diabetes and depression?Making healthy decisions will boost your energy, sharpen your memory and stabilize...
How to Get Your 5 Daily Servings of Fruit & Veggies
Jun 8, 2014
Most of us hear that to have a healthy diet we need to eat 5 servings (one serving is about half a cup) of fruits & vegetables each day, but few of us actually do!Fortunately it's not as hard as you might think to eat healthy. Here are a few easy things you can try:Healthy Eating TipsBreakfast...
La Puente Hosts Hunger Education Week
Apr 2, 2014
La Puente will be hosting a Hunger Education Week starting Sunday, April 6th with an SLV Crop Hunger Walk at Cole Park.  Employees may earn an HRA point for attending either the event on April 6th (Hunger Walk) or the event on April 7th (Shopping Tour).  
Pulmonary Rehab Team Offers a Path to Breathing Better
Mar 19, 2014
“I’ve been doing these exercises to help my breathing.” That was the reason Monte Vista resident Charlie Spielman began working with the Pulmonary Rehab team at San Luis Valley Health several weeks ago.  Today, he says he is feeling better.The Pulmonary Rehab program is...


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