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Cherry Ginger Shrub Recipe

Aside from a small wooded bush, the term “shrub” also refers to a vinegar-based syrup that dates back to the colonial era. In the last couple of years, shrubs have become popular again, with good reason; they’re easy to make and they’re good for you. The syrup acts as a [...]

By |2016-11-17T10:13:21-07:00June 13th, 2016|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Cherry Ginger Shrub Recipe

Baked Creamed Corn Recipe With Greens

Creamed corn is exactly that: a mixture of sweet corn and heavy cream that has typically been enhanced with bacon fat, butter and sugar, or some combination thereof. While this soul food staple is delicious, it is also laden with fat. You can still achieve a similar flavor though by [...]

By |2016-11-17T15:26:09-07:00May 23rd, 2016|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Baked Creamed Corn Recipe With Greens

Braised Beef Tacos Recipe With Pickled Slaw

Tacos: crispy fried shells, filled with greasy seasoned beef, shredded cheese and lettuce, and topped with a dollop of sour cream. This description might be the first that comes to mind when you think of tacos, but there are actually a number of other ways to fill a tortilla shell [...]

By |2016-11-17T15:28:43-07:00May 16th, 2016|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Braised Beef Tacos Recipe With Pickled Slaw

“Fortified” Broccoli Mashed Potatoes Recipe

When you think of mashed potatoes, you likely think of eating them swimming in a pool of rich gravy. And while that preparation is indeed delicious, it’s not exactly the healthiest, either. This recipe is an alternative to the former, “fortified” with broccoli to make a scrumptious broccoli mashed potatoes [...]

By |2016-11-17T10:15:54-07:00May 9th, 2016|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on “Fortified” Broccoli Mashed Potatoes Recipe

Cashew Alfredo Pasta Recipe

While Alfredo pasta could be considered one of the most comforting dishes on the planet, it’s also one that’s typically laden with butter, cheese, and cream; in other words, a lot of fat. This cashew Alfredo pasta recipe provides a healthier alternative, which is made with a cashew base. When [...]

By |2016-11-17T10:16:29-07:00May 2nd, 2016|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Cashew Alfredo Pasta Recipe

Happy, Healthy Kids

As the school year winds down and summer approaches, it is important to put the lessons of the past year into practice. So what does this mean when it comes to happy, healthy kids? Here are seven ways to make sure your kids are healthy and happy all year long, [...]

By |2016-11-17T10:16:40-07:00May 1st, 2016|Tags: , , , , , |Comments Off on Happy, Healthy Kids

Baked Onion Soup Recipe

Seeing a number of different varieties of onions at the market is a surefire sign that spring is here! Plain old red and white versions, as well as leeks, scallions, shallots, ramps, and – aptly named – “spring onions” are plentiful this time of year. This baked onion soup recipe [...]

By |2016-11-17T10:16:58-07:00April 25th, 2016|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Baked Onion Soup Recipe

What Does Pain Feel Like?

The definition of chronic pain is straightforward: pain that is refractory and lasts longer than three months. This is the medically accepted definition of a physical process that involves pain signals traveling to receptors in the brain that then produce the sensation of pain. But what does pain feel like, [...]

By |2017-01-30T13:18:06-07:00April 25th, 2016|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on What Does Pain Feel Like?

Earth Day – Step Outside For Better Health

Friday, April 22 is Earth Day. Many look at this date on the calendar and continue about their daily routine, but this year it’s time to get outside to improve your health. Earth Day 2016 The theme for Earth Day this year is “Trees for the Earth.” We take trees [...]

By |2016-11-17T10:17:13-07:00April 22nd, 2016|Tags: , , , , , |Comments Off on Earth Day – Step Outside For Better Health