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 five flavorful yet healthy recipes !  Give these five recipes a try and let us know what you think in the comments. (Please note none of these recipes belong to LTC TREE)

Sweet Potato Egg Boat 


  • 1 small sweet potato, roasted and still hot from oven
  • 1 teaspoon ghee
  • salt and pepper, to taste
  • 1 egg
  • 2 pieces bacon, cooked and crumbled
  • 1/2 ripe avocado, sliced
  • parsley and/or green onion, chopped, to garnish
  • freshly ground pepper, to garnish

Quinoa Casserole


  • 2 tablespoons olive oil (or reserved bacon fat), plus more to grease pan
  • 2 tablespoons flour
  • 1 cup whole milk
  • 1 cup reduced sodium chicken broth
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt, plus more as needed (optional)
  • 1/2 teaspoon poultry seasoning
  • dash paprika
  • dash cayenne
  • 2 pounds boneless skinless chicken breasts, cut into 1/2-inch pieces
  • 1 cup uncooked quinoa, rinsed
  • 1/2 cup cooked, crumbled bacon
  • 3 cups fresh broccoli florets
  • 1 cup shredded Gruyere cheese

Cashew Milk Alfredo Pasta


  • a pinch of salt
  • a pinch of pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon minced garlic
  • handful of kale
  • 1/3 cup cashews
  • 3/4 cup Parmesan cheese (add more if you like it cheesier)
  • 1 cup water


— 1 spaghetti squash

— grape tomatoes

— bell pepper

— black beans

— spring onion

— cilantro

— lime

— roasted sweet potato (or leftover cooked chicken/ground beef)

— salsa and guacamole

Greek Salad Pizza

— 8 ounces pizza dough rolled to approximately 12 inches in diameter (or use a 12-inch pizza base)

— 3 tablespoons olive oil

— 2/3 cup shredded mozzarella

— 2/3 cup shredded cheddar cheese

— 1/4 teaspoon dried oregano

— 1/4 teaspoon salt

— 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper

— 1 cup mild arugula

— 8 olives, pitted and sliced in half

— 4 sundried tomatoes in oil, sliced in half

— 1/8 cucumber (seeds scooped out with a spoon) chopped into quarter moons

— 1/4 small red onion, peeled and thinly sliced

— 1/2 cup crumbled feta cheese

— 2 Tablespoons balsamic vinegar

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