Vegan Potato and Corn Chowder

Vegan Potato Corn Chowder The best way to conquer cold bones on a chilly day is a corn chowder recipe that is easy to make and warms your bones. Put on your comfy pants and thick socks and make a big pot of this chowder. INGREDIENTS •1 small onion, cut into ¼-inch dice (about 1Continue reading “Vegan Potato and Corn Chowder”

Sweet Potato Corn Chowder

I love this anytime of the year but especially when it’s cold wet and rainy out. It’s so comforting and warming. It’s the kind of chowder that warms the bones. I also have a vegan version I will also post. Sweet Potato Corn Chowder Ingredients 2 tablespoons unsalted butter 4 slices thick-cut bacon, cut intoContinue reading “Sweet Potato Corn Chowder”

Holiday Stress Relief

The holidays are a time to enjoy family and gatherings, delicious meals, and decorating the tree & the house. There never seems to be enough time to accommodate all the traditions and activities while still maintaining your normal life buying gifts or preparing your home for company also adds up rather quickly. Family situations areContinue reading “Holiday Stress Relief”

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’sContinue reading “Pain Chronic Pain”

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 sheetsContinue reading “Vegetable Sushi”

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 HeadContinue reading “Bone & Joint Action Week October 12-20”

Creamy Chicken and Mushroom Soup & Vegan Mushroom Soup

My grandmother Thelma made fabulous everything. But she never or rarely used recipes. So by trial and error I have this soup pretty spot on. It’s warming and cozy. I hope you enjoy. INGREDIENTS: 1 tablespoon olive oil and a teaspoon of butter 8 ounces boneless, skinless chicken thighs, cut into 1-inch chunks or 2Continue reading “Creamy Chicken and Mushroom Soup & Vegan Mushroom Soup”

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 PeppersContinue reading “Veggie Bean & Lentil Chili”

Boozy Fruit Salad

Boozy Fruit Salad Boozy salata voća Ensalada de frutas Boozy Serves 4-6 Ingredients: 1 cup oranges, peeled, cut into sections and diced 1 cup seedless grapes, cut in half 1 cup strawberries, quartered 1 cup sliced bananas 1 cup apples, peeled, cored and diced 1 cup of peaches, pitted peeled and diced Juice of 2Continue reading “Boozy Fruit Salad”

Basics To Use Food As Thy Medicine

The few basics you need to know to help pain management due to chronic inflammation with food . 1. Eat the rainbow: Consume 10-12 servings of vegetables each day , and make a couple of those servings fruit, if you like. 2. Cruciferous veggies such as broccoli, Brussels sprouts, cabbage and cauliflower are best. 3.Continue reading “Basics To Use Food As Thy Medicine”

Steamed Veggies With Chili- Lime Butter

I love food ! And my relationship with food has changed. I eat mostly for health and pain relief but I will allow myself to indulge just a little. Since my husband and I have gone to mostly plant based real food our bodies are rejoicing (80 -85 percent of the time we are plantContinue reading “Steamed Veggies With Chili- Lime Butter”

I Started To Cut Out Added Sugar & Use This: Homemade Stevia Liquid

We have to cut out all the added sugar or try to cut back at least !! It is no secret that people today ingest far too much sugar. According to the NHS, adults should not be consuming more than 30g of added sugars per day. But we consume 3x that amount ! It’s noContinue reading “I Started To Cut Out Added Sugar & Use This: Homemade Stevia Liquid”

Beans and Greens

White Beans and Escarole with Fresh Herbs and Lemon Ingredients: • 1 medium onion, finely diced • 3 large cloves garlic, minced • 15-ounce can white beans, rinsed and drained • 2 cups (or so) of escarole, roughly chopped • 1 cup chicken broth • 1/4cup (or so) mixed herbs (I used flat leaf parsley,Continue reading “Beans and Greens”

Plantain The Useful Weed

Plantain – the most useful “weed” in your backyard! Plantain leaves are anti-inflammatory, demulcent, astringent, and vulnerary (wound healing). Plantain is a common weed in lawns, fields, and gardens and should not be confused with the banana-like plantain fruit of the tropics. Plantain is used topically on insect stings, spider bites, cuts, bruises, rashes, andContinue reading “Plantain The Useful Weed”