As a woman, you want to support your family, help and serve others, be productive at work and in your community, demonstrate your creativity and meet the challenges of daily life. You have a very full plate. We know. We’re just like you.
Introducing … For Every Woman by Mercy.
You’re invited to join Mercy President & Chief Executive Officer, Andrea Price for an exciting new program that provides opportunities to step-up your Exercise program, resources to improve your Nutrition, tips to strengthen your Work/Life Balance, and suggestions to enhance your Spirituality.
Along with her responsibilities as Mercy’s President & Chief Executive Officer, Andrea Price is a wife, mother and community leader. Just like you, she juggles the daily demands of a busy life at home, at work and in the community.
“I’m a wife, a mother, a CEO and a community leader, so I truly appreciate the demands we all face in our daily lives. For Every Woman by Mercy combines the knowledge of Mercy’s experts with committed community partners to help women perform at their very best at home, at work and in the community.”
Check back often for new opportunities to learn and participate.
This is your source for the latest information you’ll need on the journey to becoming a healthier you. Check back often for timely articles, useful tips and the latest medical advice.
There’s something here … For Every Woman.
If you skimp on breakfast, you’ll miss out on important health benefits. Learn what makes a breakfast nutritious, and get some out-of-the-box options.
Ever notice how lifeless a house plant looks when you forget to water it? Just a little water and it seems to perk back up.
Read more on how this applies to our bodies and how important getting enough water is for our everyday health.
Nutrition is so important in todays world.
Want to learn more about how to have better portion control? Click on the link below to learn more great tips like the one below:
Portion is the amount of food or drink a person chooses to consume, in many cases, the portion eaten is larger than the serving size simply because we don’t know any better.
Thursday Mercy announced it’s launching a program called “For Every Woman by Mercy” The message: Its time to make yourself and your health a priority!
For Every Woman by Mercy, is introducing a way to make eating dinner with family a healthy and stress free experience. We are introducing an online Meal Planning tool that takes all of the guesswork out of buying ingredients and preparing meals in your own kitchen.
Each week For Every Woman by Mercy will provide 7 hearty and delicious recipes for your family, which will include a weekly grocery list to make planning easier.
Season with the salt and pepper (press small amount into meat) and grill 3 to 5 minutes per side over a medium high heat on your outdoor grill (depending on how you like your meat prepared). Brush with garlic infused olive oil just before pulling from the grill. Let rest for a few minutes and place on warm puddle of wine sauce.
Press salt and pepper into meat, rub with the garlic infused olive oil. Sear tenderloin for 1 minute on each side in a ovenproof skillet on a medium to high heat. Add a 1/2 cup of beef stock (reserve from the wine sauce) to ovenproof skillet/lid or transfer to a dutch oven. Roast the medallions of beef in a 300 degree F oven for 10 minutes or until desired doneness is achieved. Serve medallions of beef over warm puddle of wine sauce.
Calories 239, Cholesterol 78 mg, Sodium 284 mg, Total Carbohydrates .3 g, Fiber .1 g, Protein 24.7 g
|4||Medallions of beef tenderloin (3 to 4 oz each and about 1 1/2 inches thick)|
|1 Clove||Fresh garlic cloves, finely chopped|
|1/4 cup||Olive Oil, infused with garlic|
|1/4 cup||Sea Salt|
|1/4 cup||Cracked pepper|
Bring a large pot of water to a boil. Add pasta and cook for 8 to 10 minutes or until al dente; drain.
Melt 1 Tbsp butter in a large skillet. Saute shrimp, garlic, and peppers for 5 minutes, or until shrimp are pink.
Add chicken stock, simmer, finish with remaining butter.
Add in tomatoes, season with pinch white pepper.
In a large bowl, toss pasta, shrimp, fresh basil and serve.
Calories 292, Calories from fat 69, Cholesterol 102.1 mg, Sodium 486.5 mg, Total Carbohydrates 37.7 g, Fiber 1.8 g, Protein 17.7 g
|12 oz||Angel hair pasta|
|4 Tbsp||Butter, unsalted, divided|
|8 cloves||Roasted garlic, rough chopped|
|1 cup||Chicken stock, low sodium|
|1/2 tsp||Ground white pepper|
|10||Hot cherry peppers, sliced|
|1/4 cup||Grape tomatoes, cut in half|
|2 Tbsp||Fresh basil, sliced|
|1 lb||Jumbo Shrimp, peeled and deveined|
Prep Time: 15 min
In a large bowl, stir together yogurt and almond extract or vanilla. Fold in whipped topping.
To serve, in six 12-ounce glasses or dessert dishes, alternate layers ofthe berries with layers of the yogurtmixture.
Make-Ahead Directions: Prepare as directed. Cover and chill for up to 1 hour.
Halibut, nutrients per serving:
Calories 129, Total fat 3 g, Saturated fat 2 g, Cholesterol 2 mg, Sodium 26 mg, Total Carbohydrates 21 g, Fiber 8 g, Protein 3 g
Source: Mancy’s Italian GrillRecipes from the "Mercy's Good Food for My Great Health" cookbook, in partnership with the Mancy Restaurant Group.
|8 oz||Vanilla yogurt, low-fat|
|1/4 tsp||Almond extract|
|4 oz||Light whipped dessert topping, frozen, thawed|
|3 cups||Raspberries, fresh|
|3 cups||Blueberries, fresh|
Season tuna steaks with sea salt and pepper and grill
For salsa, mix all ingredients together in a large bowl. Top each tuna steak with salsa.
Calories 48, Cholesterol 0 mg, Sodium 99 mg, Total Carbohydrates 7 g, Fiber 1.1 g, Protein .5 g
|6 - 6 oz||Yellow fin tuna steaks, fresh|
|1/2 tsp||Sea Salt|
|1/2 cup||Red onion, small, diced|
|1/2 cup||Red bell pepper, small, diced|
|1 cup||Mango, diced|
|2 Tbsp||Cilantro, fresh, chopped|
|1 Tbsp||Blended olive oil|
|2 Tbsp||Lime juice, fresh|
In a blender, combine 2 cups of blueberries, the juice and vanilla yogurt.
Cover and blend about 1 minute or until almost smooth.
Pour immediately into glasses. Top individual servings with the remaining
½ cup blueberries.
Calories 117, Cholesterol 1 mg, Sodium 36 mg, Total Carbohydrates 28 g, Fiber 2 g, Protein 3 gRecipes from the "Mercy's Good Food for My Great Health" cookbook, in partnership with the Mancy Restaurant Group.
|2 1/2 cups||Fresh blueberries|
|1 1/2 cups||Pineapple-orange juice, chilled|
|6 oz||Vanilla fat-free yogurt|
Season halibut with sea salt and pepper and grill.
For pea shoot salad, tossed pea shoots with EVOO and salt and pepper.
For truffled honey-mustard, stir together truffle oil, honey and mustard.
Then stack pea shoot salad “like a nest” on top of the grilled fish and drizzle with the honey mustard.
Halibut, nutrients per serving:
Calories 212, Calories from fat 41, Total fat 4.5 g, Saturated fat 0.6 g, Trans fat 0 g, Cholesterol 62 mg, Sodium 338 mg, Total Carbohydrates 0.1 g, Fiber 0.1 g, Sugars 0 g, Protein 40.4 g
Pea shoot salad, nutrients per serving:
Calories 5, Calories from fat 2, Total fat 0.2 g, Saturated fat 0 g, Trans fat 0 g, Cholesterol 0 mg, Sodium 0 mg, Total Carbohydrates 0.6 g, Fiber 0.5 g, Sugars 0.1 g, Protein 0.8 g
Truffle honey mustard dressing, nutrients per serving (2 Tbsp):
Calories 115, Calories from fat 85, Total fat 9.4 g, Saturated fat 1.3 g, Trans fat 0 g, Cholesterol 0 mg, Sodium 121 mg, Total Carbohydrates 8.5 g, Fiber 0 g, Sugars 7.8 g, Protein 0 g
Source: Bluewater Grille
Photo: Rick Osentoski of Oz Digital Studio
|6 - 6 oz||Halibut fillets|
|3/4 tsp||Sea salt|
|2 oz||White truffle oil|
|4 oz||Local honey|
|4 oz||Whole grain mustard|
Place all ingredients in a clean dry mixing bowl. Mix until well combined.
By hand, portion into 4 ounce patties.
Grill and garnish with your favorite topping.
Serving suggestion: Top with cucumber, tomato, avocado, yogurt and onion – unlimited possibilities.
Source: Shorty’s Bar-B-Que
Calories 252, Calories from fat 127, Total fat 14.1 g, Saturated fat 3.6 g, Trans fat 0 g, Cholesterol 117 mg, Sodium 353 mg, Total Carbohydrates 0.6 g, Fiber 0.2 g, Sugars 0.3 g, Protein 29.0 g
Photo: Rick Osentoski of Oz Digital StudioRecipes from the "Mercy's Good Food for My Great Health" cookbook, in partnership with the Mancy Restaurant Group.
|5 lb||Ground Turkey|
|1/2 tsp||Ground coriander|
|1/2 tsp||Ground cumin|
|1/4 cup||Sweet onion, small diced|
|1/2||Red pepper, small diced|
|1 small||Green pepper, small diced|
Are you ready for a healthier life? Are you looking forward to achieving the perfect balance at home, at work and in the community? For Every Woman by Mercy is where you need to be. We are committed to providing you with the knowledge and resources you will need. We’ll even throw in a little inspiration from time-to-time.
Let’s do it … together!
If you would like to tell us about your own journey, drop us a message by filling out the form on the left. And remember, you can also connect with this community on Facebook and Pinterest to learn about new opportunities and encourage each other.