How Can Lupus Patients Have More Good Days?

May was Lupus Awareness Month, and even though I’m a few days past May, it’s still a great time to spotlight this mysterious disease that effects more than 5 million people each year. Lupus is a difficult disease to understand, treat and live with. But there is new evidence that what lupus sufferers eat may […]

Grill Up Cast Iron 4th Of July Favorites!

You don’t need to be intimidated about using your cast iron skillet outdoors.  Cast iron works perfectly on an outdoor grill.  So for the Independence Day holiday, why not put your cast iron skillet to the test and grill up some cast iron 4th of July favorites? The wonderful thing about cast iron is that […]

A bowl of fresh blueberries

Are Blueberries The Most Patriotic Fruit?

As the 4th of July approaches, let’s take a look at one of the few truly American fruits–the humble blueberry!  Blueberries greeted the first explorers who landed in what was to become America. Today, the blueberry is still one of our favorites. The velvety, blue-black gems we call blueberries are the key to delicious, healthy […]

Would You Eat A Breakfast Salad?

Would You Eat Salad For Breakfast?

If you believe breakfast is the most important meal of the day–think salad!  A breakfast salad might just be the perfect meal.  If you’re willing to try it. When I tell my friends that I eat salad for breakfast, the usual response is–weird!   But for those I can convince to try a breakfast salad, their response is–wow!  Just try salad for […]

fruits and vegetables

7 Super Foods To Supercharge Your Brain

We’ve all had days when we didn’t feel like we were on our game.  It’s a total drag, but as we age, both our bodies and our brains seem to slow down.  However, by choosing super foods, we can supercharge our brain and it’s precious gray matter–for improved brain function.  Here are some brainy choices for […]

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