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We reached our goal!

Last fall when we began transitioning Healthy Incentives from WebMD to StayWell we blogged “We feel good about the opportunity before us and are aware that the stakes are high. The program touches 17,000 people a year. A good implementation will reinvigorate the program. A bad implementation may make people disengage in frustration, merely going…

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Pear Cucumber salad with mint citrus dressing

Ingredients: 3 cucumbers peeled and sliced 3 pears cored and diced ¼ cup torn fresh mint leaves Dressing: 1 small shallot, finely chopped ¾ cup olive oil ¼ cup white wine vinegar 3 tablespoons fresh lemon juice 2 tablespoons fresh orange juice ¼ teaspoon finely grated lemon zest Salt and pepper to taste Combine the…

Market Express: Lindsey’s Bean Salad

Salad Ingredients: 1 -2 cans black beans (rinsed) 1-2 cans garbanzo beans (rinsed) 2 cups frozen corn 1-2 cups diced tomatoes 1 diced avocado 1-2 diced bell peppers 1 minced jalapeno ½ diced red onion ½ cup chopped cilantro 1-2 cups Italian dressing Juice of one lime   Directions: Mix all ingredients in a large…

Market Express Recipe: Kale Salad

Ingredients: 8-10 cups of torn kale (bite size pieces) 2 Tablespoons white miso 3 Tablespoons olive oil 1 Tablespoon red curry paste ¼ cup toasted pepitas (can buy toasted or toast yourself)   Directions: Whisk miso, olive oil, and curry paste together in a small bowl. Let stand at room temperate while preparing the rest…

Market Express Recipe: Gazpacho

Ingredients: 6 ripe tomatoes ½ large cucumber – peeled, halved, seeded and cut into chunks 1 red bell pepper, cut into chunks (or any color bell pepper) 1 jalapeno, seeded and coarsely chopped 2 garlic cloves, smashed 1/3 cup extra-virgin olive oil 2 T sherry vinegar Salt and pepper Optional: Chopped herbs (cilantro, basil, chives,…

Market Express: Zucchini Ribbons with Avocado Cream Sauce

Ingredients: 4 small (or 2 large) zucchini, ends trimmed and cut into matchstick size pieces 1 avocado ½ a cucumber, chopped juice of ½ a lemon 1 clove garlic, chopped 2 tablespoons coconut milk about 8 leaves of basil salt & pepper Optional Garnish: halved cherry tomatoes, additional basil leaves Directions: To make the avocado…

Market Express recipe: Green and white bean salad

Ingredients: 1 pound green beans, trimmed and cut into bite-sized pieces 1 can (15oz) low-sodium white beans, drained and rinsed 1 pint cherry tomatoes, cut into bite-sized pieces (or whole if small) ½ red onion, diced Juice from 1 lemon 3 T olive oil 1-2 garlic cloves, minced Herbs (choose what you like: basil; rosemary…

Market Express recipe: Cherry hazelnut energy bites

Ingredients: 1 ½ cup dry, old-fashioned oats ½ cup hazelnuts, chopped ½ cup peanut butter (or substitute any type of nut-butter, or sunbutter) 1/3 cup honey ¼ cup flax seeds, ground (or sub wheat germ or chia seeds) ½ cup cherries, pitted and chopped Optional: Chocolate chips, dried fruit, other nuts Directions: Mix all ingredients…

Market Express recipe: Root vegetable slaw

Ingredients: Zest and juice of 1-2 limes (about 1 tablespoon zest, 1/4 cup juice) 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin 2 tablespoons rice vinegar 3 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil 1/2 teaspoon honey 2 pounds of root vegetables (about 6-8 cups total of shredded veggies) – use any combination of carrots, parsnips, beets, celery root, jicama, rutabagas,…