Per Diem Nursing Spotlight: New Hampshire

Northeast Med Staff offers a variety of nursing positions throughout New England. This week, we are featuring one of the states that we first expanded into – New Hampshire! New Hampshire is filled with everything from natures walks and mountains to urban areas and fine dining. One of the perks of working per diem is that you get to choose when you work and when you take time off. So in your off time, here are some fun activities to do in New Hampshire!

Per Diem Nursing Spotlight: New Hampshire

Things to Do:

Santa’s Village – no matter what time of year, at Santa’s Village, it is Christmas year-round! This is a fun place to take your children, or to just let your inner child out! With a full amusement park, reindeer, and Santa’s own workshop, you will have a day full of fun!

Canobie Lake Park – located in Salem, New Hampshire, just over the Massachusetts border, this theme park is a great place to spend a day off! Enjoy the rides, shows, and fireworks with your family or friends.

Visit the City of Portsmouth – this scenic area has some old English flare. Enjoy the shops, amazing restaurants, or even watch a play! Located right on the water, Portsmouth, New Hampshire is an inexpensive day trip that everyone will love!

Things to See:

Mount Washington  – Visit the tallest mountain in all of New Hampshire. A great day trip with the family, this mountain is perfect for a nice drive. It is a beautiful location for sightseeing!

Franconia Notch State Park – perfect for those who are outdoorsy, this state park has all sort of fun activities! From hiking and fishing to skiing and snowboarding, this is the perfect place to stop for fun year-round!

Lake Winnipesaukee – Even more outdoor activities! New Hampshire is famous for their hiking trails, campgrounds, and fishing sites, and Lake Winnipesaukee fits right in! Spend a relaxing day on the lake beach, take a boat ride across the lake, or just hang around and enjoy the breathtaking scenery. There is something for everyone to do here!

Places to Eat:

The River House – a casual seafood restaurant with an amazing view, this is one of the most well-known local favorites. Try a bowl of their multi-award winning seafood chowder!

Lui Lui – with two locations in New Hampshire, this is the perfect family-style restaurant for you and your family. Serving classic Italian pizza and pasta, you are sure to love it!

La Carreta – Mexican Restaurant – some of the most authentic Mexican food in the area, La Carreta is a regional favorite! With several locations across the state of New Hampshire, you will never be too far from some of the best Mexican food you will ever have!

 

So what are you waiting for? To find out more about how you can become a member of the Northeast Med Staff nursing team and work in the beautiful state of New Hampshire, click here!

 

*Northeast Med Staff is not affiliated with any of the locations or activities listed above.

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Slow Cooker Meals to Warm You Through Fall

Fall can be one of the busiest times of the year. Between back to school, cold and flu season, and the upcoming holidays, it can almost feel like there is no time to sit down and relax. With these fast, simple, and easy slow cooker meals, dinner will be ready for you and your family in a snap. The use of a cooker allows you to start the meal before you leave the house for work, and dinner will be ready to eat by the time you come home. Here are some of our favorite warming comfort foods to power you right through the season!

5 Slow Cooker Meals To Warm You Through Fall

1.) Loaded Potato Soup

This dish will be ready in a snap! Just put your ingredients into your cooker, turn it on low, and then let the soup cook for 4 to 6 hours. With ingredients like potatoes, bacon, and cheese, it will taste like you stayed home and cooked this soup all day long

Recipe: https://therecipecritic.com/slow-cooker-loaded-baked-potato-soup/

2.) Slow Cooker Baked Ziti

Feeling like some homemade Italian? This dish will be ready pronto! And the best part is, you don’t even have to boil the pasta. The slow cooker will do it all! Put everything into your cooker, and then wait for the magic to happen.

Recipe: https://buildyourbite.com/easy-crockpot-baked-ziti/

 

3.) Buffalo Chicken Chili

Buffalo chicken for dinner? How about chili? With this slow cooker meal, you can have both! Spicy buffalo chicken paired with traditional chili fixings sounds like an award-winning dinner. Just brown your chicken, then throw it into the slow cooker with the rest of your ingredients. Turn the slow cooker on low for 8 hours, and then your dinner will be done! A no fuss meal for when you are a busy per diem nurse.

Recipe: https://slowcookergourmet.net/slow-cooker-buffalo-chicken-chili/

 

4.) Pulled Pork

A family-sized dinner with only four ingredients may sound impossible, but this pulled pork will convince you otherwise. Throw everything into the slow cooker, set it on low for 7 hours, and then come home to your ready-to-serve meal. Your family will love it, and you will love how easy it is to prepare.

Recipe: https://www.pinterest.com/offsite/?token=955-800&url=http%3A%2F%2Fthefrugalgirls.com%2F2014%2F06%2Fcrockpot-bbq-coca-cola-pulled-pork.html&pin=591590101024467003&client_tracking_params=CwABAAAADDUzNzQ4NTY5Nzg0MgA

 

5.) One Pot Beef Stew

Another set-it-and-forget-it meal, this dish requires no prep time at all! Beef stew is a slow cooker staple. Just put all of the ingredients into your slow cooker, set the temperature on low, and then go work your nursing shift! After a long 7 to 3 shift, dinner will be ready and waiting for you! Using the slow cooker for this dish is an easy way to keep your meals warm, simple, and satisfying.

Recipe: https://www.familyfreshmeals.com/2013/10/best-crockpot-beef-stew.html

 

Nursing can be a difficult profession. Finding the time to make homemade, comforting meals for your family can be very difficult. However, with just a few ingredients and a slow cooker, making homemade meals will be no challenge at all. With these recipes, you will be slow cooking your way right through Fall!

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