November is a big month. Although Christmas decorations have been in some stores since September, for many of us, the holiday season begins in earnest on November 1st, bringing with it extra stress and a potential increase in chronic pain. For others, November is the time when men’s health, family […]
Holiday meals, whether eaten on the fly during the week or consumed in party clothes while seated at a fancy table with multiple forks, can be stressful. It seems as though creating delicious food and sharing it with our loved ones is a never-ending rush from store to store, pulling […]
“Superfood” is not a term that should be used lightly.
A superfood is a particular food that offers multiple benefits to the body. This may mean that it improves the health of one system while protecting others, or it may have a high concentration of vital nutrients not found in such […]
Do you prefer the white meat to the dark, in a Thanksgiving turkey? Or want a faster approach to cooking your bird? Then try cooking a single bone-in turkey breast!
In this case, the breast is roasted with citrus and fresh herbs to produce a light and clean flavor. The juices […]
Formerly an unpronounceable sand-looking grain relegated to the dusty bins of health food co-ops, quinoa (keen-WAH) has become a foodie Cinderella story, showing up in everything from cereal bars to Michelin-starred restaurant menus.
But what’s the story behind this ancient superfood? Is quinoa a fad, or has it changed the way […]
“We should give as we would receive, cheerfully, quickly, and without hesitation; for there is no grace in a benefit that sticks to the fingers.” ~Seneca~
The pressure is on: every gift you choose must be perfect, cheerfully given. From teachers to mail carriers to hairdressers to your great aunt, it […]
Brussels sprouts can get a bad rap from smelly, mushy, preparation methods, but in fact, they’re pretty delicious when roasted with fresh herbs and spices, sautéed in butter, or chopped and eaten raw in salad form. This particular dish is a fresh alternative—and welcome addition—to a rich Thanksgiving dinner.
Brussels sprouts […]
The holiday season is a time when parties and gatherings can be overwhelming. It is always wonderful to reconnect with friends and family, but sometimes entertaining can be difficult for those who suffer from chronic pain conditions. Knowing that chronic pain patients made the effort to open their home to […]
Have you ever heard the saying, “If you’re coming to visit me, come anytime. If you’re coming to see my house, make an appointment”? Holiday entertaining falls somewhere between an impromptu pop-in and a scheduled visit. With all of the stress of the holidays, it can be hard to truly […]