Shannon Medical Center | Health Beat | Winter 2018

Red, white and green grilled cheese Makes 4 servings. Ingredients 1 teaspoon garlic, minced (about ½ clove) 1 small onion, minced (about 1 cup) 2 cups frozen cut spinach, thawed and drained (or substitute two 10-ounce bags fresh leaf spinach, rinsed) ¼ teaspoon ground black pepper 8 slices whole-wheat bread 1 medium tomato, rinsed, cut into 4 slices 1 cup shredded part-skim mozzarella cheese Nonstick cooking spray Directions 1 Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Place a large baking sheet in the oven to preheat for about 10 minutes. 2 Heat garlic with cooking spray in a medium sauté pan over medium heat. Cook until soft but not browned. Add onions, and continue to cook until the onions are soft but not browned. 3 Add spinach, and toss gently. Cook until the spinach is heated throughout. Season with pepper, and set aside to cool. 4 When the spinach and onions are cool, assemble each sandwich with one slice of bread on the bottom, one tomato slice, ½ cup of spinach mixture, ¼ cup of cheese and a second slice of bread on the top. 5 Spray the preheated nonstick baking sheet with cooking spray. Place the sandwiches on the baking sheet. Bake for 10 minutes or until the bottom of each sandwich is browned. 6 Carefully flip sandwiches, and bake for an additional 5 minutes or until both sides are browned. Serve immediately. Nutrition information Serving size: 1 sandwich. Amount per serving: 254 calories, 8g total fat (4g saturated fat), 29g carbohydrates, 17g protein, 6g total fiber, 468mg sodium. Source: National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute MyChart at Shannon For more information, please email mychart@ or call 325-481-8810 . Your hea l th re co rds and c a re t eam a re j us t a f ew c l i c ks away ! MyChart makes it convenient to access your health records, schedule appointments, view important test results and more. Schedule, request and review appointment times: Schedule your next ap- pointment with your primary care provider or designated specialists on your care team. Prescription refills: Send a refill request for any of your refillable medications. Access test results: No more waiting for a call or letter. Pay your bill securely: Review your medical bills and send secure payments online. Communicate with your doctor’s office: Get answers to your non-emergent medical questions from the comfort of your own home. FREE Signing up for MyChart is simple and takes just a few minutes. You can use an activation code provided during your visit... Or go to and select the blue box labeled “Sign Up Now.” MyChart will only include informa- tion for visits after Oct. 7, 2017. With MyChart and our medical records team, you can designate a proxy to have access to your MyChart account. The MyChart mobile app is also available for your tablet or smartphone in the App Store and on Google Play. Download it for free today! 2 HEALTH BEAT