a woman observes national nutrition month 2019 by cutting fruit

National Nutrition Month 2019

Despite government programs and initiatives surrounding proper nutrition, we sometimes fall short of eating the most healthy foods. National Nutrition Month seeks to change that by educating people on the benefits of good nutrition and regular physical activity. See what’s in store for 2019 and how you can celebrate this important month, particularly if your…

Nutritional Therapy

Benefits of Nutrition Therapy for Eating Disorders

Since eating disorders are complex, people who suffer from them must visit an eating disorder therapy center. There, they receive a team approach to treatment that includes general doctors and specialists. In particular, registered dietitians are integral to the treatment process. They offer important nutrition therapy for eating disorders to help people manage their conditions.…

turkey burger

What’s Cooking?

Magnolia Creek clients prepared turkey burgers and sweet potato fries in last week’s cooking experiential group. Before cooking the burgers, the clients flavored the meat with salt, pepper, minced garlic, onion powder, garlic powder, and Worcestershire sauce. They tossed sliced sweet potatoes with olive oil, salt, pepper, and garam masala (a spice blend commonly used…

What’s New in The Creek’s Cooking Experiential Group?

Magnolia Creek clients prepared sautéed chicken, homemade mozzarella sticks with marinara sauce, and steamed broccolini in last week’s cooking experiential group! Before sautéing the chicken, the clients flavored it with turmeric, tarragon, rosemary, dill, salt, and pepper. They used this recipe (AllRecipes.com) to make crispy, golden-brown, (and delicious) mozzarella cheese sticks.  Chef Roscoe then shared his…

chicken and veggie wrap

A Quick and Easy Lunch

A couple of weeks ago in Magnolia Creek’s cooking experiential group, the clients prepared chicken and veggie wraps filled with oven-roasted chicken, spinach, carrots, bell peppers, homemade vinaigrette, and herbed cream cheese (the clients added fresh parsley and chives to plain, store-bought cream cheese to give it a bit more flavor, and it was delicious)!…