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The Power Of Pulp
Sunday, February 15, 2015      9 comments

I prefer to use a juicer and drink my vegetables. But I've heard that I'm throwing out nutrients with the pulp. I think that it would be healthier to blend some veggies and tomato juice together, and drink the slush, pulp and all. When I do ... Read more
Laugh Of The Day
Saturday, February 14, 2015      11 comments

After a meeting several days ago, I couldn't find my keys. I quickly gave myself a personal "TSA Pat Down." They weren't in my pockets. Suddenly I realized I must have left them in the car. Frantically, I headed for the parking lot. ... Read more
Baked VS Sweet Potatoes
Friday, February 13, 2015      7 comments

Regular potatoes have a very high glycemic load. Are sweet potatoes a healthier alternative? Yes---but that doesn't mean you need to abandon regular potatoes. High-glycemic foods contain lots of easily digested carbohydrates that can rapi... Read more
Sodium In Chicken????????
Thursday, February 12, 2015      10 comments

My husband is on a low-salt diet, so I was alarmed to learn that many cuts of uncooked poultry contain added sodium. I learned that the best way to identify those cuts was to check the labels. They must declare anything that has been added to ... Read more
We Are Back In The Deep Freeze!!!
Wednesday, February 11, 2015      8 comments

It's Winter in Wisconsin And the gentle breezes blow Seventy miles an hour At twenty five below. Oh, how I love Wisconsin When the snow's up to your butt You take a breath of Winter And your nose gets frozen sh... Read more
To Peel Or Not To Peel
Tuesday, February 10, 2015      9 comments

Does eating fruit and vegetable skins provide nutritional benefits? Yes, but there may be hazards, too. Skins tend to be fairly high in insoluble fiber, which can lower the risk of some digestive disorders, and they're loaded with phytonut... Read more
The Best Way To Cook Vegetables To Retain The Most Nutrients
Monday, February 09, 2015      9 comments

In a few cases, heating actually increases the availability of certain nutrients, such as the antioxidants in carrots, spinach, and tomatoes. But in general, heat and water can strip produce of valuable substances such as Vitamin A, Vitamin C, ... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts Kale For Keeps
Sunday, February 08, 2015      43 comments

Kale is everywhere these days, from chips and juices to nail polish and skin lotion. Now everywhere includes your freezer. Earthbound Farm Organic Kale can sit there quietly until you're in the mood for a super-star green. Then it goes st... Read more
Making The Best Of Our Wintery Weather........
Saturday, February 07, 2015      11 comments

I bought a picture of a beautiful Winter scene several years ago and still love it. I didn't buy it just for the scene. It also had a wonderful verse, which I think is very appropriate for the challenging Winter Weather we are undergoing at th... Read more
Random Thoughts As We Age........
Friday, February 06, 2015      9 comments

The biggest lie I tell myself is......."I don't need to write that down, I'll remember it." Wouldn't it be great if we could put ourselves in the dryer for ten minutes; come out wrinkle-free; and three sizes smaller!!! Last year I join... Read more
Imitation Game
Thursday, February 05, 2015      7 comments

Yesterday afternoon, my husband and I went to the movie, Imitation Game. it was highly recommended to us by good friends. I just finished reading the Trilogy by Ken Follett. The three book series covered World War II and the years following ... Read more
Off To See A Movie
Wednesday, February 04, 2015      11 comments

Today, my husband and I are going to the Imitation Game. We had friends over for dinner last week and they couldn't stop talking about how good it was. After the movie, we will stop for a light supper. So far, so good food-wise this week, so ... Read more
Our Computer Died!!!!!
Tuesday, February 03, 2015      12 comments

When I turned on the computer this morning all I had was a black screen. No matter what I did, the screen stayed black. I called a friend of ours who is very good with computers and he couldn't do anything either. Soooooo, we called the Geek ... Read more
I Don't Know What I Did?????????
Monday, February 02, 2015      10 comments

When I woke up this morning, my left hip was screaming!!!!! I have osteoarthritis and bursitis in it and have been treating it since the end of October. I have been taking an anti-inflammatory, using Voltaren Cream topically over the hip, and ... Read more
Snowed In
Sunday, February 01, 2015      11 comments

It is snowing and blowing and we are waiting for our nephew to get here from Madison. He and his wife and two kids spent yesterday in Madison. This morning, his wife and kids returned to their home in South Eastern Wisconsin and our nephew pla... Read more

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