Winter Walking Program

The Dunn County Historical Society, Health Dunn Right, & Mayo Clinic Health System are partnering up to offer an indoor walking opportunity this winter! Where: Rassbach Museum, 1820 John Russell Rd, Menomonie, WisconsinWhen: December 2022 through March 2023 ; Tuesday – Friday from 8:00 to 11:00*Lunch-hour walking is available but there may be other guestsContinue reading “Winter Walking Program”

Find Joy in Fitness

Do the words “fitness” or “physical activity” or “exercise” make you imagine a painful process that you must endure to alter your appearance? This line of thinking is only going to make you think that “exercise” is not for you. Too often mainstream culture focuses on how exercise will alter your appearance when the conversationContinue reading “Find Joy in Fitness”

Health Dunn Right Schedule

With summer approaching, we thought it would be a good idea to catch everyone up on the Action Team monthly schedules! That way you can begin participating this summer! Housing Action Team (HAT): Meets every month on the first Thursday of every other month falling on the even months (February, April, June) from 11:30 toContinue reading “Health Dunn Right Schedule”

Marinating Foods

Marinating adds flavor and moisture to food and is an easy technique to incorporate into your cooking skill set. It is the process of soaking meats or vegetables in a seasoned liquid before cooking. Marinades often use an acid (like vinegar or citrus) to enhance flavors. You can buy store-bought marinades, but making your ownContinue reading “Marinating Foods”

Reducing Food Waste

At one point or another, we have all debated eating or throwing away a food product after the date on its label passed. But do we need to throw away food as soon as the date on the label arrives? Oftentimes you will see the phrases “Best if used by,” “Sell by” and “Use by,”Continue reading “Reducing Food Waste”

Basic Knife Skills

The chef’s knife is the workhorse of your kitchen. Knowing how to properly use a chef’s knife will make your experience in the kitchen easier, faster, and dare we say, enjoyable.Watch How to Cut With a Chef’s Knife to learn the proper grip forms for your knife hand and the hand you’ll use to hold the food. ThenContinue reading “Basic Knife Skills”

Cranberries the Super Food

When I think of Cranberries, I think of cranberry juice but did you know there’s so many other uses for them! They were first used by Native Americans for food, medicine, and a symbol of peace. Commonly, the berries were pounded into a paste and mixed with dried meats.   • Cranberries are thought to beContinue reading “Cranberries the Super Food”

Food Safety Tips for your Holiday Meal

When you think “Thanksgiving”, what comes to mind?   Turkey!  According the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), more than 46 million turkeys are cooked and eaten in the United States at Thanksgiving. That number represents one-sixth of all the turkeys sold in the U.S. each year.  There are a few tips that will ensure that your holidayContinue reading “Food Safety Tips for your Holiday Meal”

Diabetes Prevention Program

The National Diabetes Prevention Program—or National DPP—was created in 2010 to address the increasing burden of prediabetes and type 2 diabetes in the United States. This national effort created partnerships between public and private organizations to offer evidence-based, cost-effective interventions that help prevent type 2 diabetes in communities across the United States. One key featureContinue reading “Diabetes Prevention Program”