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 →

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 2... 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 →

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 →

Flu Season and Elderberries

You can make this delicious tea in only a few minutes and adjust the flavors to your taste. It has a naturally sweet flavor on its own from the elderberries, but a small amount of raw honey can be added for flavor if needed. I like adding herbs like cinnamon and turmeric for flavor and... Continue Reading →

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 →

Applesauce Walnut Honey Cake

Applesauce Walnut Honey Cake INGREDIENTS •3 ounces walnut halves (about 3/4 cup) •Unsalted butter, room temperature, for pan •1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour, plus more for pan •1 cup raw honey, plus 2 to 3 tablespoons more for glaze •1 cup unsweetened applesauce •3 large eggs, room temperature •3/4 teaspoon baking soda •1/4 teaspoon salt... Continue Reading →

Lemon Desserts

Lemon-lovers rejoice! This limoncello cake offers a decadent flavor and texture that's hard to beat. Incorporate lemon and limoncello liquor into the cake batter, and then indulge in the mascarpone cheese icing that blends lemon curd and mascarpone cheese with whipped cream. The lady fingers are soaked in lemon syrup spiked with Limoncello and there's... Continue Reading →

Vegetarian Vegetable Bean and Swiss Chard Soup

Woke up this morning and it was 44 degrees in NE Ohio. Unseasonably cool for August.Today's menu homemade soupVegetarian Vegetable Bean and Swiss Chard Soup1/2 large onion, diced2-3 cloves garlic, minced2 tbsp. of oil or vegan margarine3 ribs celery, diced2 handfuls of fresh green beans stems cut off. 10 leaves of Swiss or Rainbow Chard... Continue Reading →

Vegetarian Lettuce Wraps

Vegetarian lettuce wraps with tofu and mushrooms.194 CaloriesMakes 4 Ingredients:3 tablespoons hoisin sauce3 tablespoons reduced-sodium soy sauce2 tablespoons rice vinegar1 teaspoon sesame oil2 teaspoons canola or grapeseed oil1 (12- to 14-ounce) package extra-firm tofu (do not use silken)8 ounces baby bella (cremini) mushrooms, finely chopped1 (8-ounce) can water chestnuts, drained and finely chopped2 cloves garlic,... Continue Reading →

Get To Know Me

Hi, I'm Debbie and I have Avascular Necrosis/Osteonecrosis, It's a rare disease/disorder where you have a temporary or permanent loss of blood supply to the bone.I developed my avascular necrosis/osteonecrosis after I suffered a meniscal tear. I'm lucky and very grateful because the doctors don't feel it will go to any other joints . Others... Continue Reading →

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