Protecting Your Lungs

It’s easy to overlook the important job that our lungs perform and, until issues occur, we take for granted the simple act of breathing. Breathing feeds oxygen to every cell in the body and without sufficient oxygen, people are more prone to health issues. In fact, 8...

Balsamic Chicken and Tomatoes

Bright and budget-friendly, this recipe for Balsamic Chicken and Tomatoes Recipe is ready to become your default weeknight dinner. Ready in about 30 minutes—just enough time to make a big salad or warm up some crusty bread to sop up all that delicious pan juice. Prep...

Money-Saving Discounts for HAP Members

With HAP Member Discounts, you get valuable savings on a variety of health and wellness-related activities and services. Participating businesses include running shops, chiropractors, yoga studios, various departments of Henry Ford Health, The Better Health Store,...

Slow Cooker Ropa Vieja

Slow Cooker Ropa Vieja

Ingredients 2 lb lean flank steak, trimmed of fat 1 green pepper, sliced 1 yellow pepper, sliced 1 onion, sliced thinly 14 oz canned fire roasted diced tomatoes 1/2 cup nonfat beef broth 1 tbsp apple cider vinegar 4 garlic cloves, minced 1 bay leaf 2 tsp sweet paprika...

Activities to Help Reach Your Goals

Sometimes we have a goal in mind, are motivated, and ready to implement change but… don’t have any idea where to start. HAP’s My Health Assistant can help with this! Once you’ve set goals, your personalized My Health Assistant page will update with the tracking tools...

Best Ever Vegan Jambalaya

Best Ever Vegan Jambalaya

Ingredients 2 tablespoons olive oil 1 medium onion chopped 1 teaspoon brown sugar 2 – 4 cloves of garlic chopped 1/4 cup chopped sweet bell pepper green, red, or yellow 1/4 cup chopped celery 2 cups cooked brown rice 1 tablespoon paprika 1 teaspoon garlic powder...

Wipe Away Daily Stress

When people say meditation, chances are a picture comes to mind of someone sitting cross-legged while chanting “Ommmm”. This stereotypical image of the ancient practice makes light of what modern meditation really encompasses – a mind-body connection that can reap...

Cheesecake Bark with Chocolate Peanut Butter Swirl

Cheesecake Bark with Chocolate Peanut Butter Swirl

Ingredients 6 ounces cream cheese, softened 2 cups full fat plain yogurt 1 tablespoon granulated sweetener, I use Stevia 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract pinch of salt 3 tablespoons smooth peanut butter, melted 3 tablespoons Lily's Dark Chocolate Chips, melted...

Smart Watch = Health Smart

New health trends and fads are constantly bombarding our awareness, but only a few have the merit to stand the test of time. When smart watches first hit the market 5 years ago, people wondered “what’s the point?”. I already have a phone. I can get a Fitbit cheaper....

Brazilian Fish Stew

Brazilian Fish Stew

Ingredients Fish: 1 – 1 1/2  pounds firm white fish- Halibut, Black Cod, Sea Bass  ( thicker cuts are best) ½ teaspoon salt one lime- zest and juice Stew/ Sauce: 2–3 tablespoons coconut or olive oil  (or use Dende – Brazillian Red Palm oil for the best flavor!)...