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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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Posted: Jan 28, 2022

Peanut Butter Hazelnut Bars | Thrive in the Kitchen Healthy Cooking Series

A Thrive Recipe by SMH Executive Chef Omar Mattei

Learn to create Peanut Butter Hazelnut Bars! This sweet treat is packed with plant-based protein, hazelnuts and peanuts, known to be rich in healthy fats and fiber. Using a variety of nuts as ingredients not only adds a nice crunch to this snack, but can help reduce inflammation and lower cholesterol.

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Posted: Jan 17, 2022

Best Foods for Fighting Aging & Illness

With Sarasota Memorial Dietitian Laura McLeroy, RD

Is healthy eating on your to-do list? An easy way to get started is by choosing nutrient-dense foods for meals and snacks, says Sarasota Memorial Dietitian Laura McLeroy, RD. Here, she offers her top tips for fighting aging and illness with powerhouse foods. 

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