Maple Syrup Brussels Sprouts

Brussels sprouts are a cute vegetable!  They look like small cabbages.  They may be small in size, but they are large in nutrition.  They are excellent sources of a number of nutrients, including vitamins C and K and also are very good sources of fiber, vitamin A, as well as a number of the B […]

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Where’s the Beef? All about Protein

Do you remember the hilarious Wendy’s commercial with the old woman who yelled “Where’s the beef?”, picking on the small size of McDonalds’ burgers?  I still remember running around as a kid yelling “where’s the beef!” and then collapsing in laughter.  It irritated my parents, but we, like millions of others, remembered it much to […]

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Quinoa Salad with Lemon Vinaigrette Dressing

Quinoa is a high-protein seed from South America.  It is much less allergenic than wheat or corn and has a good amount of protein plus is a good source of the minerals manganese, magnesium and iron. I cook it and use as a rice substitute or hot breakfast cereal.   It also  makes a great […]

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Exercise for the Athletically-Challenged

​Athletically-challenged. That’s me.I was always the last one picked for the kickball teams at recess during elementary school. The only extracurricular team sport I ever participated in was my neighborhood swim team during the summer between fifth and sixth grades. I was slow and almost always finished dead-last in the races I swam in that […]

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Waiting…. and What to Do While We Wait

When we have a health concern we spend a lot of time waiting.   Waiting to get news about your condition.   Waiting for your body to heal.   We were at the beach part of last week and noticed several sites like the one pictured at the beginning of this article.  These are loggerhead […]

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