Five Ways to Reduce Holiday Stress

December 7th, 2016|Categories: Behavioral Health, Nutrition Services, Rehabilitation Services|Tags: , , |

Put the happy back in your holiday season Everyone feels added stress around the holidays. Whether it is the financial burden associated with the season of giving, or time constraints when dealing with travel and fitting in visits with family, the holidays can be very complicated. Luckily, several local experts have suggestions for both coping [...]

Fuel for School

August 24th, 2016|Categories: Family Medicine, Kootenai Health, Nutrition Services|Tags: , |

Quick, easy and healthy food ideas to give your kids a boost. By Kendra McGahan, M.S., R.D.N., L.D., C.N.S.C. Proper nutrition is vital to happy, healthy and focused children. Lunch and snack time provide the perfect opportunity for children to refuel for an afternoon of learning and sports as well as provide essential nutrients for [...]

Inside Kootenai: What do you do to beat the winter blues?

December 10th, 2014|Categories: Kootenai Health, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , |

Julie Shobe, Clinical Dietitian Julie Shobe, MS RD LD CDE, Clinical Dietitian “Vitamin D and physical activity can help improve mood especially during the cold and overcast months. Since the clouds and chilly air are a barrier to getting our vitamin D from the sun, it is especially important to get Vitamin D [...]

Pumpkin Ginger Soup

November 24th, 2014|Categories: Kootenai Health, News/Events, Nutrition Services, Uncategorized|Tags: , |

Katie's pumpkin ginger soup would be a perfect side dish for Thanksgiving this year. It's unique, delicious, healthy, and offers easy substitutions for those with special dietary restrictions. Interested in learning more great recipes or changing up your eating habits? Meet with one of Kootenai's registered dietitians. Katie says: Katie Adrian, RD This recipe has [...]

Try this: Pumpkin Hummus

November 13th, 2014|Categories: Kootenai Health, Nutrition Services|Tags: , |

By: Katie Adrian, RD, Nutrition Services Katie Adrian, RD This delectable dish is a popular pumpkin appetizer at all of our fall festivities. It is great served with warm pita triangles, gluten-free pretzel sticks, or fresh veggies. This spread is a great source of dietary fiber, heart-healthy fats, and Vitamin A. It is [...]

Nourishing foods for our Children

September 22nd, 2014|Categories: Family Birth Center, Nutrition Services|Tags: , |

By Brittany Burns, MD, Kootenai Clinic Family Medicine Residency Coeur d’Alene Pizza, fried chicken strips, grilled cheese, peanut butter and jelly, macaroni and cheese, and hamburgers are just a few of the most popular items found on kids menus across America. As a family physician and mother of two (ages 6 and 7) my husband [...]