Valli Little’s Cajun Ocean Trout with Pineapple Salad

INGREDIENTS

  • 1 tsp each ground cumin, coriander, sweet smoked paprika (pimenton) and fennel seeds
  • 2 tbs olive oil
  • 4 x 150g ocean trout fillets, skin removed, pin-boned
  • 1/2 pineapple, peeled, cored, thinly sliced
  • 2 Lebanese cucumbers, cut into thin wedges
  • 1 long red chilli, seeds removed, thinly sliced
  • Juice of 1 lime
  • 1/2 cup coriander leaves
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August 2021 Newsletter

Dear HCCUA Members:

Have you ever heard the adage that you are what you eat? Well, it may be more appropriate to say that you are what you drink. And whether you realize it or not, water is the main ingredient of everything, including your body.

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Salsa Verde Shrimp with Cilantro Rice

INGREDIENTS

1 c. white rice

2 tbsp. extra-virgin olive oil

2 tbsp. diced shallot

2 cloves garlic, minced

1 lb. shrimp, peeled and deveined

kosher salt

Freshly ground black pepper

1 c. salsa verde

1/4 c. chopped fresh cilantro, divided

Lime wedges, for serving

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Health Advocacy Services

The purpose of Health Advocacy Services is for you to have your very own “Advocate” who can help you and your covered dependents navigate the healthcare system and deal with the clinical and administrative issues you have to face to meet your medical, hospital, pharmacy and other healthcare needs.

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November 2020 Newsletter

Dear HCCUA Members:

As we enter flu season, it is more important than ever that you make sure you are taking good care of yourself. Doctor’s nationwide highly recommended the flu shot. As the weather begins to change, it is vital that we take proper precautions towards cold and flu season which is most common during November through March. Under these kinds of conditions it is easy to catch the common cold or flu because defenses are down, we get less vitamin D from being indoors more often and people have the tendency to fall out of daily routines like eating right and exercising daily.

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October 2020 Newsletter

Dear HCCUA Members:

Life has a funny way of taking over and most of the time we put ourselves last. Millions of adults are leading unhealthy lifestyles. Even though we are living in an age of amazing medical advancements such as treatments and drugs that can keep you alive longer than before, too many people ignore the importance of leading a healthy, balanced lifestyle. It is time you put yourself first.

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Turkey Club Roll

INGREDIENTS

4 slices deli turkey

2 tsp. mayo

2 slices cheddar, halved or quartered

1/2 c. shredded or chopped lettuce

1/2 tomato, sliced

1/4 red onion, thinly sliced

1/2 avocado, sliced

4 slices cooked bacon

kosher salt

Freshly ground black pepper

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Cheesy Tex-Mex Cauli Rice

INGREDIENTS

1 tbsp. extra-virgin olive oil

1/2 medium onion, finely chopped

2 cloves garlic, minced

1 tsp. dried oregano

1/2 tsp. ground cumin

kosher salt

Freshly ground black pepper

4 c. cauliflower rice

1 tbsp. tomato paste

2 c. shredded rotisserie chicken

1 c. canned black beans, rinsed and drained

1 c. frozen corn, defrosted

1 c. chopped cherry tomatoes

2 jalapeños, thinly sliced

1/4 c. freshly chopped cilantro

1 c. shredded Cheddar

1 c. Shredded Monterey Jack

Lime wedges, for serving

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The Importance of Staying Active

As you grow older, an active lifestyle is more important than ever! Regular exercise can help boost energy, maintain your independence, and manage symptoms of illness or pain. Exercise can even reverse some of the symptoms of aging. Furthermore, exercise is not only good for your body, but it is also good for your heart, mood, and memory. Whether you are generally healthy or are managing an illness, there are plenty of ways to get more active, improve confidence, and boost your fitness.

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