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FM On Demand with Tara Fitzpatrick: FM Healthcare Recipe Contest Winner Trula Hepner taps into healing powers of porchetta

HHS Director of Culinary and Nutrition Services Trula Hepner creates menus that really nourish at Havasu Regional Medical Center.


On this episode of FM On Demand with Tara Fitzpatrick, we get to know HHS Director Trula Hepner, a real-deal healthcare foodservice professional with an unstoppable drive to nourish patients, staff and the community. Hepner is a winner of this year’s FM Healthcare Recipe Contest, and her Fresh Fennel-stuffed Porchetta, which won the Best Roast category, blew us away with all the succulent flavor and of course, that crispy, crackly skin (she gives us her tips in the interview!) Hepner talks about fennel as an ingredient, both raw and cooked, and why she always looks for ingredients with lots of healing nutrients and weaves them into homey comfort food that heals the soul, too. Her many educational events and classes have made a difference to patients facing all kinds of health challenges, so they can create those nourishing meals at home, a whole new experience for lots of people.


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