Support your mind, body, and spirit this holiday season with the Health & Happiness for the Holiday program on Go KP.
October 21: Registration Opens
November 4: 6-week Program Begins
December 13: Program Ends
All fitness levels are welcome! No prior experience needed. Please bring a water bottle and wear comfortable clothing to move in. This class is only open to KP employees.
Celery Salad with Apple Cinder Vinegar, Olive Oil, & Honey Dressing
1/4 cup olive oil
2 tbsp honey
1/4 cup apple cider vinegar
1 bunch of thinly sliced celery
1/2 red onion
1 cup edamame
1 tsp basil
salt & pepper to taste
Mix together the honey, olive oil and apple cider vinegar – set aside in a bowl. Finely chop the celery, peppers, onion and basil, add the edamame and salt and pepper. Mix both in a salad bowl and serve.
Heirloom Tomato Sauce with Whole Wheat Pasta
4 large red or yellow heirloom tomatoes
4 Roma tomatoes
5 garlic cloves
1/2 white onion
1 bunch chopped fresh basil
2 sprigs fresh oregano
2 sprigs fresh thyme
1 cup milk
4 oz Tofu
salt and pepper to taste
1 pinch cayenne
3 tbsp butter
Cook whole wheat pasta and drain. In cooking skillet – start with butter to sauté, add chopped garlic and onion. Let cook until browned; add chopped tomatoes and cover for 5 – 7 minutes. Then add basil, oregano, thyme. Sauté until tomatoes are fully broken down. (If dry add a couple tbsp water). Lower heat to simmer and add milk, tofu and 2 tbsp butter to make the sauce. Simmer for 5 minutes. Turn off heat and pour mixture into a Vitamix (if using blender, blend and heat up in a pan). Mix on low and then slowly heat up being careful not to burn yourself on the heated items. Then poor back into pan. Add salt, pepper and cayenne to taste. Pour over whole wheat or quinoa pasta.
Sautéed Spicy Vegetables
olive oil for sauté
1 red onion – thinly sliced
1 yellow pepper – thinly sliced
1 bunch green beans
4 sliced/chopped adobe peppers
4 cloves garlic
salt to taste
red pepper flakes
Heat pan on medium-heat with a bit of olive oil. Add garlic and onion and cook until browned. Add all other ingredients – mix and cook thoroughly. Add salt and red pepper flakes to your liking. Serve with the pasta dish.
Congratulations to the winners of the 2019 How I Thrive campaign!!
We asked you to post pictures on Go KP showing us what makes you feel your healthy best! We had an overwhelming number of photos of you Thriving. The ones with the most “likes” are featured in the video. Take a look and see how your colleagues are thriving!
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Live Well, Eat Well!
Food is to be enjoyed! Along with managing stress, getting adequate rest, and moving your body, eating right is a cornerstone to your well-being.
If you are working towards achieving a healthy weight, making changes in the way you eat can be rewarding but often difficult. Check out these valuable resources to get the help you need to manage your weight and feel well!