Pain Chronic Pain

Once we accept the reality of the current moment (no matter how unpleasant it may be) for what it is, and not what we wish it were, we can turn our attention to ways to improve it. This I find true in any situation. Living with chronic pain can throw your life upside down. It’s... Continue Reading →

Knee Pain In The Winter

Knees not feeling great this time of year? Do you need a thermometer to let you know when the temperatures change outside? Or do your joints painfully serve as your weather forecast? Unfortunately, for many who suffer from osteoarthritis or other inflammatory conditions, cold weather can cause havoc on already vulnerable parts of your body.... Continue Reading →

Spaghetti Squash Recipes

Spaghetti squash is often treated in an Italian manner by adding tomato sauce or herbs, but we love to experiment. So we have a Thai version and some easy mac and cheese It’s not a traditional pad thai by any means, but it’s a lovely variation. Enjoy! Spaghetti Squash Mac an Cheese What You Need... Continue Reading →

Moms Stove Top Pot Roast

My mother made the best Pot Roast. I can smell and taste it now. On the rare occasion I eat beef I make this. Especially now that it’s cold out. Stove Top Pot Roast Ingredients •1 boneless beef chuck roast (3 to 4 pounds) •2 to 3 garlic cloves, sliced •2 tablespoons olive oil •1... Continue Reading →

Blueberry Bars

These are so delicious Growing up my mom used to make them. Sometimes with blueberries but mostly with dates. These blueberry squares are a twist on her date squares. One difference: these squares are not nearly as rich. I remember date squares being very rich with butter or shortening in the crust, and also quite... Continue Reading →

Chocolate Cherry Energy Balls

They store well, so they are ideal for a quick snacks and they are so delicious that it’s hard to stop at two. I have to make a double batch to enjoy throughout the week. Chocolate Cherry Energy Balls INGREDIENTS: •1 cup rolled oats •12 dates, pitted (½ cup) •¼ cup slivered almonds •¼ cup... Continue Reading →

Apple Cake

Ummm, apple-icious Apple Cake • 1/2 pound of butter, softened • 1 1/2 cups plus • 1 tablespoon of honey • 5 eggs, beaten • 3 tablespoons of vanilla • 1 cup of yogurt (or buttermilk) • 2 1/2 cups of unbleached flour • 2 cups of whole wheat pastry flour • 2 teaspoons of... Continue Reading →

Vegetable Sushi

This recipe is very versatile as you can use any ingredients you like. Sushi is very good for you and is absolutely delicious as well as being easy and enjoyable to make! Ingredients For the rice:  2 cups short-grain Japanese rice, rinsed 1/4 cup rice vinegar 1 tablespoons sugar For the rolls: 10 nori sheets... Continue Reading →

Pasta and Chimichurri Sauce

I love to cook. But sometimes when your not feeling up to par I like something healthy and fast without ordering take out. This dish is on the table in no time. Enjoy Pasta and Chimichurri •16oz angel hair pasta Sauce •1 1/2 cup parsley •2 fresh basil leaves •4 cloves garlic •Juice of half... Continue Reading →

Medicinal Mushrooms

Medicinal Effects of Maitake Mushrooms.  I would love to have one do over in life. I would go to college and become a food scientist. I find it fascinating that food can heal you ... Scientific research has proven many health benefits of mushrooms. More than 50,000 scientific studies have verified the millennial experiences of traditional... Continue Reading →

Bone & Joint Action Week October 12-20

Bone and Joint Action Week is held annually October 12-20 with activities focused on disorders including arthritis, back pain, Osteonecrosis,Osteoarthritis trauma, pediatric conditions, and osteoporosis. The themes and their related activities are designed to raise awareness worldwide about prevention, disease management and treatment. Statistics on Avascular Necrosis (AVN, Osteonecrosis, Aseptic Necrosis, Ischaemic Necrosis, Femoral Head... Continue Reading →

BLT Pasta Salad

BLT Pasta Salad Serves 8 This bacon, lettuce and tomato pasta salad is great for a lunch or fast dinner night. INGREDIENTS 3 cups uncooked bow tie pasta 8 cups torn romaine lettuce 2 medium tomato, diced 8 bacon strips, cooked and crumbled 1/4 onion diced 2/3 cup ranch dressing 1 Tablespoon barbecue sauce 1/4... Continue Reading →

Veggie Bean & Lentil Chili

You won’t miss the meat. And this will warm you for sure. Veggie Chili Cook over medium-high Eggplant 3 to 5 minutes , now add all other veggies cook 3 minuets . Add all spices stir for 30 seconds Now add tomatoes, stock and lentils. Summer 45-50 min on low. 2 Eggplant 1 Red Peppers... Continue Reading →

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