Drew Thomason

Are you a fan of mustard? Drew Thomason, Executive Chef at Homestead Hospital, shows how to prepare a healthy and delicious recipe with mustard, garlic, lemon juice, salt, pepper, and olive oil. You can avoid high sodium content in your food while cooking. Drew Thomason, Executive Chef at Homestead Hospital, gives you some healthy tips to accomplish that, for example, seasoning your food at the end. Drew Thomason, Executive Chef at Homestead Hospital, recommends using fresh fruits for dessert, organic honey, which is a good source of sugar and dark chocolate.

He says adding fresh herbs and dried herbs for promoting more texture in the dish will help, and also having the proper amount of seasoning is crucial to create something that will taste good. Eating healthy is related to healthy cooking. Do you know what to do to improve your health from the kitchen? Drew Thomason, Executive Chef at Homestead Hospital, gives you some tips to have better cooking habits, such as measuring how much you are consuming, and using whole food in the preparation of your meals, among others. Thi Squire, Community Garden Project Manager of the Grow2Heal Garden at Homestead Hospital, explains Grow2Heal is an opportunity to grow organic foods and feed their patients. They have carrots, heirloom tomatoes, radishes, lettuce, broccoli, beans, and some fruits, among others.

Drew Thomason, Executive Chef at Homestead Hospital, says they do meal prep, planning a week ahead to make sure the amount of food they need for cooking. Drew Thomason, Executive Chef at Homestead Hospital, explains they personalize meals for patients coming into the hospital that are in recovery process. He highlights there is a stigma about hospital food. They are trying to bring in fresh and local ingredients to promote a healthier way of living.

Thi Squire, Community Garden Project Manager of the Grow2Heal Garden at Homestead Hospital, says they are trying to change the food system within health care. Drew Thomason, Executive Chef at Homestead Hospital, recommends buying vegetables, whole grains, and lean proteins, such as chicken, ground turkey, and fish (red grouper, salmon). Regarding red meat, he suggests taking a lower portion size.

Thi Squire, Community Garden Project Manager of the Grow2Heal Garden at Homestead Hospital, explains processed foods have artificial ingredients that can cause inflammation.

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