Wednesday, February 13, 2019, 5:00pm
Alternative and complementary medicines can answer many questions Western medicine doesn't. But before you spend your money, know what you’re buying. If you believe in science and a therapy has been proven to be worthless, then chuck it. If it hasn’t been studied scientifically, then use your common sense.
Saturday, February 2, 2019, 8:00am
Peel the beets. Using a mandoline, slice the beets as thinly as possible. Transfer the beets to a bowl of ice water. Set aside.
Saturday, January 26, 2019, 8:00am
Preheat oven to 450°F. Coat an 8-inch-square baking dish with cooking spray.
Friday, January 25, 2019, 5:00pm
Remember when you could only get flu shots in your doctor’s office? How inconvenient was that? You had to make an appointment to get in — no walk-in service there.
Monday, January 21, 2019, 2:00pm
When you check out at the grocery, do you look at the sweets like I do? I find myself wondering if I’m going to buy a Hershey’s bar — I love the ones with almonds — or some other sweet. Then I read the label and realize these are 210 calories that I don’t need.
Saturday, January 19, 2019, 8:00am
Preheat your oven to 350 degrees. Grease 9-in. pie plate. In 12-inch skillet, melt butter over medium heat. Add spinach and bell pepper; cook about 5 minutes, stirring occasionally, until spinach is wilted and bell pepper is crisp-tender.
Tuesday, January 15, 2019, 5:00pm
A monumental 10-year Canadian study examined how teens can increase their IQ.
Saturday, January 12, 2019, 8:00am
1 lb Asparagus, woody ends trimmed 10 oz Dried Soba noodles 2 tbs Soy Sauce 1 tbs Toasted sesame oil 1/4 cup Fresh lemon juice 2 tbs Canola oil Freshly peeled ginger, grated 1 Large cucumber, ends trimmed, quartered lengthwise, and thinly sliced into quarter-moons 2 tbs Toasted sesame seeds, plus...
Monday, January 7, 2019, 6:05am
we know exercise reduces death from all causes, especially heart disease, stroke, diabetes and some forms of cancer. It can also improve your mental health. But here’s the research. It’s a compendium of studies taking all the data, putting it in the pot and evaluating it to see what comes out. In total, 1.2 million people were in this research. That’s a lot of folks.
Saturday, January 5, 2019, 8:00am
Put the julienned carrots and sliced onion in a bowl and add the salt.
Saturday, January 20, 2018, 8:00am
Cut off the broccoli tops into individual florets. Cut the stems crosswise into 2-inch lengths. Trim off the outside of the stems and cut the trimmed pieces diagonally into 1/4-inch slices. There should be about 6 cups in all.
Saturday, December 22, 2018, 8:00am
THE FROST BITE INGREDIENTS Ice 1 oz. lime juice 1 oz. pineapple juice 2 oz. grape juice Fresh mint leaves Fresh blueberries 3 oz. Sierra Mist (or Sprite) INSTRUCTIONS Fill a cocktail shaker with ice, lime juice and pineapple juice. Mix. Add white grape juice, mint and blueberries. Using the back of...
Saturday, December 15, 2018, 8:00am
Peel cucumbers to leave alternating green stripes. Slice the cucumbers in half lengthwise; scrape the seeds out with a spoon. Using a food processor or sharp knife, cut into very thin slices. Place in a double layer of paper towel and squeeze gently to remove any excess moisture.
Saturday, December 8, 2018, 8:00am
Preheat oven to 400°F. On a large baking sheet, toss carrots with maple syrup, olive oil and salt. Roast 15 minutes or until tender.
Saturday, December 8, 2018, 8:00am
Put the butter in a medium bowl and melt it in the microwave. Add the chocolate to the hot butter and stir until melted.
Friday, December 7, 2018, 2:05pm
Shift workers have it tough. I used to work in the ER — I remember it well. If I worked 3 to 11 p.m., I never got to see my friends. If I worked 11 p.m. to 7 a.m., I was wiped out all day. I knew that lifestyle was not for me. But if you’re a nurse in a hospital, you don’t have a choice. People get...
Saturday, December 1, 2018, 8:00am
Add 2 tablespoons olive oil to a large skillet on the stove over medium heat. When warm, add the diced butternut squash.
Thursday, November 29, 2018, 2:05pm
I’m an omnivore. I eat everything. I love food — all kinds. These days, my diet has improved from the meat-and-potatoes, always-liver-on-Thursdays approach my mom thought was healthy for us. That was the thinking back in the 1950s. Now my diet aspires to be as Mediterranean as possible. I call it...
Saturday, November 24, 2018, 8:00am
In a large bowl, mash garlic with the back of a spoon.
Wednesday, November 21, 2018, 2:05pm
Are you blue at this time of year? Do you find your energy is moving in the direction of "I’m a slug — let me curl up with a good book, a blanket around me, and read for the next four months until spring comes?