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EATING FOR ABUNDANT LIFE

Do you have muscle cramps?  Are you sleep deprived?  Are your nails brittle and is your skin dry?  If you answered yes, you may have a calcium deficiency.  Chronic calcium deficiency can also cause depression, some forms of hypertension, osteoporosis, ... Read It

EATING FOR ABUNDANT LIFE

We know how important calcium is to the body but how much do we need?  Studies show that need changes as we age. Children 1- 3 years old need 500 mg of calcium a day.  Children 4 – 8 years ... Read It

EATING FOR ABUNDANT LIFE

I want to begin a series on ways we can eat to satisfy our appetite as well as build stronger bodies.  I am talking about literally eating to live.  Eating to help our bodies function the way they were created to. ... Read It

JULY 4th, 2010

I hope many of you plan to get out and celebrate this weekend for Independence Day.  If possible, celebrate the summer with activities outdoors. Have some old fashioned free fun with the following ideas: Make homemade ice cream.  Serve ice ... Read It

JULY 4th, 2010

If you have decided to have some friends and family over for this July 4th holiday, here are some ideas for great food. Traditionally, grilling is a great way to celebrate and feed a crowd.  Ribs, hamburgers, hot dogs or ... Read It

JULY 4th, 2010

How will you spend this year’s Independence Day?  This week, I will offer tips for having a patriotic party.  Don’t be afraid to host a party, it will be easy with a little planning. First, pick a theme and location.  ... Read It

ENJOYING SUMMER VEGETABLES

Many of us wait with anticipation for the ripening of a home-grown tomato.  One of the joys of summer is the mouth-watering taste of a garden tomato. Tomatoes are actually considered a fruit.  They are high in the cancer busting ... Read It

ENJOYING SUMMER VEGETABLES

The most versatile summer vegetable I can think of is onions.  Sweet onions, like Vidalia are abundant in summer months.  Onions belong to the same family as garlic, leeks, chives, scallions and shallots.  They are rich in thiosulfinates which exhibit antimicrobial ... Read It

ENJOYING SUMMER VEGETABLES

Today I want to look at sweet “bell” peppers.  These beautiful vegetables can be green, red, yellow or orange.  They have a very mild flavor. They are high in Vitamins C and A as well as folate.  Red bell peppers ... Read It

ENJOYING SUMMER VEGETABLES

Today let’s look at summer squash and zucchini.  They are considered a vegetable but are actually a fruit.  Be sure to eat the skin of the squash because it is high in nutrients.  Squash is a good source of Vitamin ... Read It

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