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Queen of the Valley Website Features Dinner Recipes to Help You Keep New Year’s Resolutions


(Napa CA) – It’s that time of year when people across America wake up from turkey-induced naps and realize that maybe they weren’t as true to their diets as they should have been. According to, "lose weight" is the country’s most popular New Year’s resolution and "healthy recipes" always ranks as one of the top Google search topics during the holiday season.

But New Year resolutions are always a lot easier to make than to keep. That’s why this month, Queen of the Valley is introducing a new web-based resource that features easy-to-make, budget-friendly dinner recipes full of lean protein but free of unhealthy oils and fats. This month, you’ll find six new recipes, including two new cooking videos, at including:

  • How to Cook Salmon (video)
  • How to Make Salsa Verde (video)
  • Ginger Bread Cookies
  • Chicken Marengo
  • Guilt Free Mac and Cheese
  • Oven Baked Chicken

Queen of the Valley has joined forces with The Health eCooking Show® to provide a huge, continually expanding database of dietitian-approved, chef-tested recipes and videos on the home page of the

"We are thrilled to be able to offer this valuable resource to health conscious cooks," says Jaime Peñaherrera, Director of Marketing, Communications and Public Relations at Queen of the Valley Medical Center. "We have tried to take all the guesswork out of meal planning and cooking because each of the featured recipes has been developed with three goals in mind: good health, low cost and easy preparation."

For expert help planning your next holiday feast or just your next family "sit down" dinner, just click on

About Queen of the Valley Medical Center

Queen of the Valley Medical Center is a 191-bed, acute-care facility founded by the Sisters of St. Joseph of Orange. The Queen is the largest health care facility and one of the largest employers in Napa County. Services provided include: a Regional Heart Center, a Regional Orthopedic Center, a Regional Cancer Center approved with commendations by the American College of Surgeons, a Women’s Center, maternity and infant care, inpatient and outpatient minimally invasive surgery, occupational health, imaging center and full-service emergency department, among many other specialty services. More information about Queen of the Valley Medical Center can be found at

For a free physician referral call 1-877-QUEEN LINE (1-877-783-3654) or visit

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