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9 Independence Day Tips For Pain Patients

Independence Day is the time of year when we come together to celebrate with friends and family. For pain patients, staying safe and pain-free is a priority to be able to enjoy this time of year. Here are nine Independence Day tips for pain patients. 9 tips for Independence Day [...]

By |2016-11-17T10:12:04-07:00July 1st, 2016|Tags: , , |Comments Off on 9 Independence Day Tips For Pain Patients

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

Recipe: Spicy Corn Chowder

Chili peppers (along with a bevvy of other hot pepper varieties) contain capsaicin, a compound that can actually help to alleviate chronic pain. This occurs because it stimulates nerve endings within the body. If you have a high tolerance for spice, then by all means try gnawing on a raw [...]

By |2016-11-17T10:34:40-07:00September 9th, 2015|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on Recipe: Spicy Corn Chowder

Recipe: Coconut Creamsicles

Why buy popsicles at the grocery store when you can make your own at home? These coconut creamsicles are a spin on the classic recipe, made with coconut milk and oil, instead of heavy cream. From a health standpoint, coconut milk has antibacterial as well as antiviral properties, which may [...]

By |2016-11-17T10:36:40-07:00August 19th, 2015|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on Recipe: Coconut Creamsicles

Recipe: Ricotta Stuffed Squash Blossoms

The edible flowers that grow from zucchini plants—squash blossoms—are a seasonal delicacy. The blossoms are generally sold in the summer months at farmers or specialty markets. If you're lucky, you can even source them from the plants you have growing in your garden! You can chop up these flowers and [...]

By |2016-11-17T10:37:21-07:00August 12th, 2015|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on Recipe: Ricotta Stuffed Squash Blossoms

Recipe: Millet Crab Cakes

Did you know that you could replace the breadcrumbs in your favorite seafood cake recipe with ancient grains? This recipe is for a standard crab cake, made not so standard with the addition of millet. Millet is a gluten-free seed that contains fiber, iron, and magnesium. Since it has a [...]

By |2016-11-17T17:13:27-07:00August 1st, 2015|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Recipe: Millet Crab Cakes

Recipe: Pineapple Cilantro Slushies

Remember when you were a kid, and you used to grab a slushie (or rather, a Slurpee) from the nearest convenience store, on a hot day? Consider this a more refined adult version that still has the same fun appeal! This slushie starts with a fresh fruit juice base made [...]

By |2016-11-17T10:38:48-07:00July 18th, 2015|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on Recipe: Pineapple Cilantro Slushies

Recipe: Super Fresh Tomato Basil Soup

A bowl of soup might sound like an unappealing meal choice when the weather outside is a scorcher, but this version will change your mind. The soup is made with garden fresh tomatoes and basil simply pureed in a blender, and served cold with a drizzle of olive oil on [...]

By |2015-06-09T16:51:23-07:00July 11th, 2015|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Recipe: Super Fresh Tomato Basil Soup