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Posted: Aug 2, 2022

Don’t Forget Yearly Physicals!

With SMH Executive Director of Ambulatory Services Jen Storch, FACHE

 As school starts and schedules get busier and busier, don’t forget to make the time for your child’s annual check-up. From toddler to teenager, the yearly doctor visit is an important part of monitoring your child’s growth and development, and keeping them healthy in the long-term.

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Posted: Jun 23, 2022

Easy Vegetable Lasagna

A Thrive Recipe adapted by SMH Executive Chef Omar Mattei

Check out this recipe for Vegetable Lasagna to see a plant-based alternative to a classic meal! This dish is as easy to make as traditional lasagna, but it uses superfoods zucchini and eggplant as substitutes for red meat. The base of whole wheat pasta also packs this meal with even more flavor and fiber. These key ingredients assist in healthy digestion, help to regulate blood sugar, and can prevent against colon cancer.

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Posted: May 20, 2022

Vegan Tuna Salad | Thrive in the Kitchen

A Thrive Recipe by SMH Executive Chef Omar Mattei

Get creative with your meatless meals and give this recipe for Vegan Tuna Salad a try! This recipe uses tofu as a great source of plant-based protein. Tofu also contains all nine essential amino acids needed for cell growth and immunity. This quick and easy meal is low in calories and can be enjoyed several different ways such as on toast, with crackers, or as the star protein of a salad!

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Posted: Apr 27, 2022

Corvina Fish Tacos | Thrive in the Kitchen

A Thrive recipe by SMH Executive Chef Omar Mattei

These Blackened Corvina Fish Tacos are a crunchy and refreshing meal to enjoy during the warm summer months! The Thrive in the Kitchen team shows you how to make these healthy fish tacos, high in Vitamin C which is beneficial in supporting immunity. These tacos include Corvina fish, full of Omega 3s which help fight heart disease, can improve symptoms of anxiety and help prevent cancer.



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Posted: Mar 24, 2022

Sweet Potato Pancakes | Thrive in the Kitchen

A Thrive recipe by SMH Executive Chef Omar Mattei

Get a boost of vitamins and minerals with this delicious Sweet Potato Pancake recipe! These plant-based pancakes contain nutrients like Vitamin A and Calcium which can reduce the risk of cancer while strengthening bones. Enjoy this Thrive recipe provided by SMH Executive Chef Omar Mattei, specfically crafted for cancer patients. 

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