In an effort to help our clients stay healthy and avoid from using their long term care insurance policy as long as possible, we are committed to featuring health tips and tricks found on the health tab of our website. Here you can find news, videos, and “Feature Friday’s Healthy Recipes”, available to you every Friday.

This Friday’s Featured recipe includes healthy meal options your parents or grandparents might enjoy.  (Please note none of these recipes belong to LTC TREE)


Tomato Tart


  • 1 sheet frozen puff pastry, thawed
  • 1 onion, thinly sliced
  • 1 teaspoon olive oil
  • 2-3 large tomatoes (multiple colors make a beautiful tart, but red works just as well)
  • 1 cup of your favorite cheese (such as blue cheese, mozzarella, feta, or Parmesan)
  • 1 tablespoon Italian seasoning, or chopped fresh herbs like basil and oregano

Berry Chicken Salad


  • ¼ cup olive oil mayonnaise
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • ½ teaspoon dried tarragon
  • 1½ cups chopped or shredded leftover chicken (about 1 breast)
  • 1 cup quartered fresh strawberries or whole fresh blueberries
  • ½ cup fresh or frozen peas, thawed
  • ¼ cup chopped celery
  • Torn salad greens or spinach

Hearty Soup


  • 1 pound ground beef, Italian sausage, or turkey
  • 1 small onion, diced
  • 1 (32-ounce) box low-sodium chicken or vegetable broth
  • 1 (15 ounce) can cannellini or white beans
  • 1 (10 ounce) can crushed or diced tomatoes
  • 1 cup frozen or canned spinach or collard greens (use fresh if you’ve got them on hand)
  • 1 teaspoon Italian seasoning

Salmon and Veggies


  • 1 squash or zucchini, sliced into rounds
  • ½ onion, cut into wedges
  • 1 cup cherry or grape tomatoes
  • 1 bell pepper, sliced
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon Cajun seasoning or your favorite fish-seasoning blend
  • 2-3 salmon fillets, about 4 ounces each
  • 1 lemon, optional



  • 1 refrigerated pie crust
  • 5 eggs
  • 1 cup half-and-half
  • ½ teaspoon seasoning of your choice, such as mustard, dill, or rosemary
  • ¾ cup crispy bacon, crumbled cooked sausage, or leftover ham
  • 1 cup shredded cheddar or Swiss cheese
  • 1 cup spinach or kale, torn or chopped
  • ½ cup of your favorite veggie, diced (tomato, broccoli, asparagus, and peppers all work)


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