Healthy Humpday-Eat Green

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Yesterday (St. Patricks’ Day!) Kristy, one of our hygienists, told us about a challenge from one of her friends to eat something GREEN at every meal. “Too many of us fill our meals with quick convenience  but miss out on vital nutrients found in fruits and vegetables”, said Kristy. So, Dr. Kitzmiller’s team brainstormed at lunch…

Healthy Humpday – Bedtime Snack

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It’s National Sleep Awareness Week, March 2-8, and did you know that not only your dinner choices, but your choice of a bedtime snack can affect the quality of the sleep you get? The National Sleep Foundation suggests that you look for a bedtime snack that has both protein and carbohydrates. The carbohydrates and the…

Healthy Humpday – Sweet Potato Soup

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When you think of sweet potatoes, most people think of serving them oven-roasted in cubes, mashed, or as fries. But last weekend, we made a delicious Sweet Potato Soup found on Food Network. It was thick, creamy, and perfectly paired with a salad for a satisfying, light dinner. Ingredients 1.5 cups leftover cooked sweet potatoes (or…

Healthy Humpday – Ash Wednesday and Chinese New Year

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February 18 starts two annual events – Chinese New Year and Lent. Chinese New Year is the longest and most important celebration in the Chinese calendar. The Chinese year 4713 (the year of the goat) begins on February 19, 2015 and ends on March 5. Lent is the 6 week period of time leading up…

Healthy Humpday- Latin Chicken

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True Fact: Even though more than two thirds of Americans over the age of 20 are overweight or obese, many of us are undernourished. The USDA reports that a large number of adults in the US are not obtaining sufficient amounts of the seven vital nutrients: calcium, magnesium, potassium, fiber, Vitamin C, Vitamin A, and Vitamin…

Healthy Humpday – Sleepy Foods

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Dr. Kitzmiller treats patients everyday for sleep issues, specifically snoring and sleep apnea. However, a lot of his patients also complain in the dental chair that they have trouble falling asleep and staying asleep. After doing some research, he came across some common sleepy foods that may help you sleep a little more soundly at…

Healthy Humpday – Southwestern Corn and Lobster Chowder

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Lori was doing a “creative and delicious use of refrigerator leftovers” in an effort to avoid grocery shopping a couple of weeks ago and combined an old recipe from Gourmet Magazine/Food Network that was perfect for her family’s weekend lunch. The result used up refrigerator extras and was delicious… mission accomplished! The Southwestern Corn and Lobster Chowder…

Healthy Humpday – Chicken Tortilla Soup

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The recent cold Cincinnati weather makes everyone want to stay inside, Dr. Kitzmiller’s team included! So, last week, the team vote was for a hearty, warming chicken tortilla soup. Their slow-cooker was put to work so that lunch could prepare itself while Dr. Kitzmiller and the rest of the team could focus all of the…

Healthy Humpday – Mini Breakfast Quiche

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Lori was looking for a breakfast idea that would appeal to busy moms in the morning, and an easy “grab a bite when you wake up” for her sons and the weekend college visitors! The answer? Campbell’s Soup, easy ingredients, and 30 minutes in the oven! Voila – you now have a perfect mini breakfast…

Healthy Humpday – Holiday Side Dishes

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(Think beyond the Green Bean Casserole!) Holiday side dishes are often mundane and repetitious. Wouldn’t you like something a little more unique to wow your guests with this holiday season? We recently stumbled across some creative ways to prepare Brussels sprouts that transformed them from a basic vegetable into an elegant, easy, and entertaining holiday…