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Turkey Taco Soup

1 cup or 250 ml Onion, chopped, or 1/4 cup (60 ml) dried onion flakes
2 tsp or 10 ml Canola oil
1 lb. or 454 g Ground turkey or chicken*
4 oz. or 1-18 mL Canned chopped green chillies
19 oz. or 1-562 ml Canned crushed tomatoes, reduced sodium
6 cups or 1.5 L Chicken broth, low sodium
2 cups or 500 ml Corn kernels, frozen (or canned, low sodium)
1 cup or 75 ml Chopped cilantro or parsley
1/2 cup or 125 ml Multigrain tortilla chips, broken
1/4 cup or 60 ml Cheddar cheese, reduced fat, grated


Sesame Noodle Salad

 8 oz. or 225 g Chow mein Chinese noodles or whole wheat linguini noodles
 1/2 cup or 125 ml Chunky peanut butter, low fat, low sugar
 2 tsp or 20 ml Sesame oil
 2 tbsp or 60 ml Soy sauce, low sodium
 1 tsp or 5 ml Ginger
 1 tsp or 5 ml Cayenne pepper
 2 Cloves of garlic, minced
 1/3 cup or 80 ml Chicken broth, warmed, reduced sodium, low fat

 2 tsp or 10 ml

Canola Oil
Medium red pepper, cut into 3.8 inch or 1 cm pieces

Green onions, sliced in long, thin pieces

 To taste

Sesame seeds for garnish

 1 cup or 250 ml

Cooked pork or chicken (optional)


Greek Steak Sandwich

1 lb or 454 g Beef fast-fry lean minute steak, cut in four pieces
1 tsp or 5 ml Each: garlic powder and black pepper
1/2 cup or 125 ml Low fat plain yogurt
1/4 cup or 60 ml Light mayonnaise
1/2 cup or 125 ml Each: diced cucumber and tomato
2 tsp or 10 ml Dried oregano
4-8 Boston or butter lettuce leaves
2 Greek-style whole grain pita bread (no pocket pita), 6 1/2" halved
  Crumbled feta cheese and sliced black olives (optional)

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2015 Alberta Survey on Physical Activity Now Available

The 2015 Alberta Survey on Physical Activity, published by the Alberta Centre for Active Living, indicates that increasing physical activity and decreasing sedentary behaviour should be a priority for Albertans. more

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Make Room for Play!

ParticipACTION has launched the Make Room for Play campaign, aimed at reducing the amount of screen time for children & youth and encouraging adults to be active role models. more

FREE app encourages physical activity among youth

Spirit Runner is an iOS app for iPhone, iPod Touch and iPad designed to engage youth and encourage them to be active. The app is fun to use and easy to navigate. Spirit Runner is free and contains no advertising. more

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2014 Winners of Premier's Award for Healthy Workplaces

Business and industry leaders, peers and workplace champions met at the 2014 Workplace Wellness Summit and Awards on September 9, 2014 in Red Deer. more

Healthy Eating Poster Series

The Healthy Eating Starts Here poster series were developed by Alberta Health Services based on the principles contained within Eating Well with Canada’s Food Guide, the Alberta Nutrition Guidelines, up-to-date nutrition research and current health and eating habits of Albertans. The poster series Healthy Eating Starts Here: Steps to a Healthier You gives workplaces easy and visually appealing healthy eating tips. more

Building a Healthier Workplace using COR

Alberta employers will soon be recognized and rewarded for supporting health initiatives within their workplace. more

Hey Alberta, Let's Talk About Wellness!

Wellness can be achieved when all of us, across Alberta, work together. Get involved. more

New Public Health Campaign -

Alberta’s latest public health awareness campaign encourages young adults to practice safer sex and reduce their risk of sexually transmitted infections. more

Alberta’s Strategic Approach to Wellness

Health for All …Wellness for Life is the vision released by Government  on October 2, 2013 at the International  Wellness Symposium. more

Get Healthier by Using the 'Choose Most Often' Criteria

The Choose Most Often criteria for food options help you pick the right foods and portion sizes specifically for you! The criteria are based on the Eating Well with Canada’s Food Guide recommendations and the Alberta Nutrition Guidelines. Try out the handy Healthy U Food Checker so you can start selecting Choose Most Often foods to get healthier today. more