Zorba Paster: Older Adults Should Reach 900 Steps A Day
Monday, January 9, 2017, 11:00am
The important question is: What’s the minimal number of steps you need to do each day to survive? I’m not recommending you couch potatoes shoot for the lowest number, but it’s a useful yardstick when it comes to older adults who are sick and who are in or just out of the hospital.
Green Mac & Cheese
Thursday, December 17, 2015, 8:00am
Boil the macaroni according to the package directions in salted water.
Slow Cooker Chicken Soup
Thursday, December 10, 2015, 8:00am
Place the water, carrots, celery, onion, and bay leaf in a 6-quart or larger slow cooker and stir to combine; set aside.
Sautéed Zucchini Strips
Saturday, December 24, 2016, 8:00am
Place the garlic clove on a cutting board and, using the flat side of your knife, smash the clove by pushing on the knife blade with the heel of your hand. Remove and discard the peel and set the garlic clove aside.
Zorba Paster: Dementia Rates Are Down, But Why?
Wednesday, December 21, 2016, 11:00am
My mom died from dementia, Alzheimer’s possibly, but without an autopsy it’s hard to say. That was back in 1981 when MRIs didn’t exist and CT scans were in their infancy. So I always keep up-to-date on the dementia front because I’m afraid it could happen to me or my kids. A while ago, I wrote...
Healthy Holiday Dips
Saturday, December 17, 2016, 8:00am
BASIL AVOCADO DIP INGREDIENTS 1 avocado (peeled and pitted) 1/4 cup sunflower seeds (raw, unsalted and shelled) 1 cloves of garlic 1 Tablespoon apple cider vinegar 1 teaspoon sea salt 1 Tablespoon tahini (sesame seed paste) 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper 2 cup fresh basil 1 1/2...
Mocktails! (Part II)
Saturday, December 10, 2016, 8:00am
GINGER GRAPEFRUIT SPRITZER INGREDIENTS (Makes one pitcher of drinks) 1 (3-inch long) piece fresh ginger, peeled and thinly sliced (about 1/3 cup) ¼ cup sugar ¼ cup honey 4 cups freshly squeezed ruby-red grapefruit juice (about 5 grapefruits) Ice cubes, for serving 1 can (12-ounce) club soda...
Chicken Kale Salad With Apples & Cheddar
Thursday, December 3, 2015, 8:00am
In a small bowl, whisk together Dijon mustard, honey, and sherry vinegar. Slowly add olive oil, whisking constantly. Season with salt and pepper.
Zorba Paster: Make This Thanksgiving A Time To Give Back
Monday, November 21, 2016, 11:00am
Before you sit down to your Thanksgiving dinner, celebrate the successes of the year, think about those who aren't around and count your blessings. Before you dig into that turkey and eat more than you should, why not think about your community? Make a plan to help and do it.
Honey Sriracha Roasted Brussels Sprouts
Saturday, November 19, 2016, 8:00am
Preheat oven to 400°F. Cut off the stem end of the sprouts and pull off any yellow outer leaves. Cut large sprouts in half.
Mediterranean Veggie Wraps
Saturday, December 2, 2017, 8:00am
Preheat the grill on high heat. Drizzle the bell peppers and onions with oil and 1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar and sprinkle with salt.
Tofu Hot Pot
Saturday, October 29, 2016, 8:00am
Drop the grated ginger root and garlic into a pot over medium heat. A few seconds later, once you can start to smell the garlic, pour in the water. Bring to a boil, then reduce the heat to low.
Persian Spiced Chicken with Spaghetti Squash
Saturday, October 22, 2016, 8:00am
Preheat oven to 375°F. Line a rimmed baking sheet with parchment paper. Sprinkle each half of squash with 1/4 tsp. salt, then place facedown on prepared baking sheet along with onion quarters.
Cherry Tomato and Green Bean Salad
Saturday, October 15, 2016, 8:00am
Bring a large pot of heavily salted water to a boil and prepare an ice water bath by filling a bowl halfway with ice and water; set aside. Meanwhile, make the dressing.
Zorba Paster: The Scoop On Sugar
Monday, October 10, 2016, 11:00am
A recent study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association showed how the sugar industry had a hand in playing down sugar as a cause of heart disease, allowing the saturated fat studies to come to the forefront.
Dark Chocolate & Salted Caramel Cookies
Saturday, October 8, 2016, 8:00am
Preheat oven to 350°F. Line baking sheets with parchment paper. In a saucepan, melt butter over medium-low heat. Whisk in the cocoa powder until smooth. Remove from heat.
Tiffany's Lentil Bruschetta
Saturday, October 8, 2016, 8:00am
Rinse and drain lentils in colander. Bring pot of water to boil and add lentils. Boil, uncovered, until tender but not mushy, about 20-30 minutes. Drain and cool, then refrigerate until chilled.