Greek Seven-Layer Dip from the American Heart Association

A heart healthy recipe for a yummy seven-layer dip. Just in time for Super Bowl Sunday!

By | February 2nd, 2017|Recipes|0 Comments

Two delicious mocktail recipes from Vena’s Fizz House

Recipes for two delicious mocktails, compliments of Vena's Fizz House in Portland, Maine.

By | January 26th, 2017|Recipes|0 Comments

Frontier in Brunswick shares a recipe for mouth-watering fish tacos

Looking for something different to cook? How about some fish tacos? This week's Catching Health recipe is compliments of Frontier in Brunswick, Maine. Enjoy!

By | January 19th, 2017|Recipes|0 Comments

Can a Mediterranean diet keep your brain from shrinking as you age?

A new study suggests a link between eating a Mediterranean diet and brain shrinkage. We have some details in this blog post.

By | January 13th, 2017|Blog, Recipes|3 Comments

A delicious recipe for crock pot chicken stew

Chicken stew — a great meal for a cold winter's day. Get the recipe and some healthy tips from weight loss coach Lisa Prince.

By | January 12th, 2017|Recipes|0 Comments

A recipe from Plant IQ for Peppery Pumpkin, Corn and Bean Soup

If you're trying to eat a whole foods plant-based diet, you'll want to learn more about Plant IQ. And you'll want to try this hearty soup recipe.

By | January 5th, 2017|Recipes|0 Comments

Smoked chicken, barley and winter squash soup, compliments of Duckfat

A recipe from Duckfat, one of my favorite Portland (ME) eating spots. Whenever my brother Patrick visits from San Francisco, Duckfat is always on his itinerary!

By | December 15th, 2016|Recipes|3 Comments

Make this fun recipe with your kids: Mini Chocolate Ganache Tarts

A holiday recipe from Measuring Up! Cooking for Kids — Michele Howard's cooking school for kids in Scarborough, Maine. You can make it with your kids.

By | December 8th, 2016|Recipes|0 Comments

World AIDS Day. Yes, HIV/AIDS still exists, even in New England

It may not be the epidemic it once was in the United States, but people are still living with and being diagnosed with HIV and AIDS. That's why Frannie Peabody Center in Maine still provides services and still hosts World AIDS Day events.

By | December 1st, 2016|Recipes|0 Comments

Honey apple torte: A recipe for Thanksgiving

This honey apple torte recipe always gets high marks in my family. Technically, it's a dessert but I confess, I just had a slice for breakfast.

By | November 24th, 2016|Recipes|0 Comments

St. Joseph’s College does more than deliver degrees. It also delivers free range turkeys (and some Thanksgiving recipes)

Guess where we're getting our Thanksgiving turkey this year. From St. Joseph's College! And they're also sharing some of their Thanksgiving recipes.

By | November 17th, 2016|Recipes|0 Comments

Food that’s good for people with diabetes is good for everyone. Like this recipe for Corn and Black Bean Burritos

Whether you have diabetes or not, you should eat moderate portions of nutrition-rich foods. Don't forget your vegetables, which you'll find in this Corn and Black Bean recipe.

By | November 10th, 2016|Recipes|0 Comments

MaineHealth gets a national award for its commitment to serve healthy (and tasty) meals to patients and employees

MaineHealth made a commitment to offer healthier food options. It just got a national award for its efforts from the Partnership for a Healthier America.

By | November 4th, 2016|Blog, Recipes|0 Comments

A recipe for Popeye’s Mac and Cheese compliments of Wayside Food Programs

Wayside Food Programs provides delicious healthy food to Maine people in need. They shared a favorite comfort food recipe — mac and cheese with a healthy twist.

By | November 3rd, 2016|Recipes|1 Comment

Moroccan Carrot Soup and Magic Mineral Broth™: Recipes from The Cancer-Fighting Kitchen

Research linking what you eat to the occurrence, treatment, and recurrence of cancer has exploded. Rebecca Katz shares some soup recipes from her cookbook The Cancer-Fighting Kitchen.

By | October 27th, 2016|Recipes|0 Comments

Make sure to follow these simple safety tips when you’re cooking outdoors

Fall is here, but there is still plenty of time left to enjoy eating outside. Here are a few simple tips for handling and storing food so you can enjoy your fall picnic safely.

By | September 22nd, 2016|Recipes|0 Comments

Where you can pick apples in Maine

A list of some Maine orchards that let you pick your own apples. It's a great way to spend a late summer/early fall afternoon.

By | September 14th, 2016|Recipes|6 Comments

What to do with all of those tomatoes! Try this recipe for tomato mostarda

If your garden is overflowing with tomatoes and you're looking for some cooking inspiration, try this recipe for Tomato Mostarda.

By | September 1st, 2016|Recipes|0 Comments

Don’t miss this: Strawberry rhubarb pie and Nona Mac’s southern pastry, vegan style

How about some strawberry rhubarb pie made with Nona Mac's southern pastry, vegan style!

By | June 13th, 2016|Recipes|3 Comments

A Taste of the Mediterranean: Greek salad and pita pizzas with homemade hummus

Have you heard of the Mediterranean Diet? It's not really a diet, but a healthy way of eating. Catching Health has some easy and delicious recipes to share.

By | May 5th, 2016|Recipes|0 Comments

Rutabaga recipe: Roasted root vegetables and portobello mushrooms

How many of you have eaten a rutabaga? Do you know what it is? How to cook one? How about roasted rutabagas? I've got a good recipe for you.

By | April 21st, 2016|Recipes|0 Comments

Food fight! Food fight! And the happy winner is …

Imagine a roomful of people flinging food at each other. It's a food fight! There wasn't too much, if any, flinging at the food fight I was in.

By | March 31st, 2016|Recipes|0 Comments

Eat almonds by the handful or try this recipe for delectable almond biscotti

No matter how they are presented to me, I like the taste of almonds and that they're good for me. Here's a recipe to try — for almond biscotti.

By | March 24th, 2016|Recipes|0 Comments

A tasty Mediterrean dish that’s easy to make and easy to eat: Chicken with white beans

If you're looking for something that doesn't take long to make and is good for you, try this recipe for chicken with white beans.

By | March 17th, 2016|Recipes|0 Comments

Like kale? Then this recipe for pasta with kale pesto, chicken and roasted tomatoes is for you

Want to improve your health? Eat kale. I tried it once and didn't like it. Turns out it wasn't cooked properly. We've got the skinny on how to do it right.

By | March 9th, 2016|Recipes|2 Comments

Sweet potato soup with a satisfying little bite to it

Today, we're cooking up some sweet potatoes. So good tasting. And as a source of nutrition, they pack a wallop.

By | March 3rd, 2016|Recipes|4 Comments

Try this tasty and simple-to-make healthy recipe for spinach feta frittata

Every week, Catching Health offers up a new healthy food and a recipe. How about spinach feta frittata? Learn how to make it and why spinach is good for you.

By | February 25th, 2016|Recipes|0 Comments

It’s winter but you don’t have to miss out on the goodness of fresh vegetables

Source: Pond5 Guest post by registered dietitian Dave Seddon, MBA RD LD. Courtesy of the Maine Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Association. Winter may be upon us but we don’t have to miss out on the goodness of fresh vegetables—even in climates where you might think it just can’t be done. […]

By | February 19th, 2016|Recipes|0 Comments

Lentils. Low in calories, high in nutrition. And wicked easy to cook, never mind eat!

Want to connect in your kitchen with a prehistoric human ancestor from the Neolithic period? Cook up some lentils! They cheap to buy and full of protein.

By | February 18th, 2016|Recipes|0 Comments

A recipe for Roasted Cauliflower with Red Chile, Cilantro and Lime

Chiles are low in calories and high in nutrients. All that heat is also good for you. See why and try a delicious recipe for roasted cauliflower.

By | February 11th, 2016|Recipes|2 Comments