Recipe: Maple Salmon

A recipe shared by Nutritionist Malorie Sweeney, MS, RD, LD/N that can be served as the perfect weekday dinner staple, paired with a side of potato and asparagus. Send us your favorite recipes here if you would like to share them with our readers. 
 
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Maple Salmon
 
Ingredients
-1/4 cup maple syrup
-2 tablespoons soy sauce
-1 clove garlic, minced
-1/4 teaspoon garlic salt
-1/8 teaspoon black pepper
-1 pound salmon
 
Directions
1. In a small bowl, mix the maple syrup, soy sauce, garlic, garlic salt, and pepper.
2. Place salmon in a shallow glass baking dish and coat with the maple syrup mixture. Cover the dish and marinate salmon in the refrigerator 30 minutes, turning once.
3. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F.
4. Place the baking dish in the preheated oven and bake salmon uncovered 20 minutes, or until easily flaked with a fork.
 
 
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Meet Our Team: Head Recovery Coaches (Part One)

We are so excited to introduce you to two (of four) of our Head Recovery Coaches, Vero and Candy. Our Head Recovery Coaches work directly with our women on a daily, and overnight, basis and provide a direct link from our clients to the entire treatment team. 

vero

1. What is your name; how long have you been with Oliver-Pyatt Centers?
Veronica Loman and I have been working at Oliver-Pyatt Centers for over four years. 

2. Provide a few sentences about your role at Oliver-Pyatt Centers. 
I am the head of the recovery coach in the IOP/TLP program. I facilitate the communication between the clinical team and the recovery coaches in order to ensure the best quality care for our clients. I also provide meal support and lead a cooking group once a week. 
 
3. What is the role of recovery coaches at Oliver-Pyatt Centers?
The role of the recovery coaches in the TLP program is to observe clients and report any behaviors to the clinical team. Also, providing clients with direct feedback while giving them enough space to make their own decisions and ask for what they need. 
 
4. What is your favorite thing about Oliver-Pyatt Centers and working as a head recovery coach?
I love seeing our women embark on a journey of finding who they truly are; feeling stronger, confident, and empowered. 
 
5. Tell us three things that nobody knows about you. 
When I was 10 years old, I lived on a boat with my family for two years. I would love to move to France and live there for a year. I love dancing Flamenco.
 

candy

1. What is your name; how long have you been with Oliver-Pyatt Centers?
Candy Leon-Vasquez, I have been at Oliver-Pyatt Centers for four and a half years.

2. Provide a few sentences about your role at Oliver-Pyatt Centers. 
I am the Head Recovery Coach for Casa Azul. I represent the recovery coaches in my house and act as the main means of communication between the recovery coaches and the rest of the team. Additionally, I ensure any necessary transportation is provided for our patients.

3. What is the role of recovery coaches at Oliver-Pyatt Centers?
Recovery coaches are the eyes, ears, and timekeepers of Oliver-Pyatt Centers as well as the staff in the trenches with our clients. We provide the women with support and loving boundaries.

4. What is your favorite thing about Oliver-Pyatt Centers and working as a head recovery coach?
My favorite thing about Oliver-Pyatt Centers is being able to provide support for our women. Often times all that involves is playing a game (usually bananagrams) or being able to sit with them and listen. What I love most about being a head recovery coach is being involved in the meetings; I love being a part of the team discussions that take place as we look for creative ways to support and aid our women.

5. Tell us three things that nobody knows about you. 
My grandfather was a Chinese immigrant in the Dominican Republic. I have nine stepbrothers and sisters. I like to practice yoga on my days off.

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Side Staple: Watermelon Feta Salad

A recipe shared by Nutritionist Jacqueline Stone, MS, RD, LD/N that can act as the perfect refreshing side, paired with a serving of potato or rice, to a meal of chicken or fish. Since the weather in Miami stays warm all season long, this flavorful and refreshing side is perfect throughout the year. Send us your favorite recipes here if you would like to share them with our readers. 

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Watermelon Feta Salad
Prep: 20 min
Yield: 6 servings

Ingredients:
1 whole seedless watermelon
1/4 cup red wine vinegar
1/2 cup extra virgin olive oil
2 Tbsps. of freshly chopped mint leaves
4 ounces crumbled feta cheese
Salt
Pepper

Directions:
Cut the flesh from the melon into bite size pieces (you can also use a scooper to scoop out bite size pieces). Combine the salt, pepper, and vinegar in a small bowl and whisk until the salt dissolves. In the same bowl, add in the olive oil and chopped up mint leaves and whisk slowly. Taste the mixture and adjust the seasoning as needed.

In a lager bowl, coming the melon and feta cheese together. Pour the dressing mixture over the melon and feta and toss gently until everything is evenly coated.

You may serve the salad as is or add the refreshing mixture atop a bed of you favorite leafy greens. Eat and enjoy!

 

For more information about Oliver-Pyatt Centers, newly introduced Embrace a binge eating recovery program and Clementine a residential program exclusively for adolescents girls, please call 866.511.HEAL (4325), visit our websitesubscribe to our blog, and connect with us on Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, and Instagram