Healthy and Happy New Beginnings

Over half of the United States population makes resolutions for the New Year but only 8% are successful in keeping them. Losing weight is the most common resolution but is also the least likely to be accomplished. For the New Year, in hopes of helping you stay healthy, happy and fit, here are some fresh […]

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‘Tis the Season to Make, Bake & Give

Amidst the rush and hurry of holiday shopping, trip planning and working overtime, there comes the burden of coming up with ideas for gift giving. Here are some sweet suggestions that will knock out the names on your gift list, and also work in some quality time with friends or family. Caramel Popcorn Balls Yields […]

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Thanksgiving on a Budget

The leaves are turning, the evenings are cooling, and the holiday spirit presses us all to more friendly moods and actions. Thanksgiving is that time of year to gather, show love for one another, and offer thanks for all the blessings given to us throughout the years. It is a time of peace, happiness, and […]

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Harvest Treats

October is upon us and the year 2012 seems to be flying by. Fall will be settling in soon, which means longer evenings and cooler days. Here are some October themed dishes for the young at heart. Harvest Soup 1 Tbsp olive oil 4 chicken breasts (skinned, deboned, chopped) 1 large onion, large dice 3 […]

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September Eats

Finding tasty meals that takes minimal time to prepare is hard, especially with lengthy to-do lists and chores that seem to pile up out of nowhere. Here are some quick recipes to help lighten the workload. Mixed Greens Salad PREP TIME: 10 minutes TOTAL TIME: 15-20 minutes Serves: Eight 1 cup portions 1/3 Cup of […]

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Go Forth & Feed My People

It is instilled in all of us to live and, in order to do so, we seek the things pertinent to our survival: breathing, shelter, water and sustenance. There is nothing as troubling as going without these necessities. Just as a fish without water, a child without food suffocates. In the Bible there are numerous […]

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Summer Sweets

During the hotter months of the year, the last thing anyone wants to do is stand in a warm kitchen preparing complex desserts. Here are some simple recipes that you might find enjoyable not only to eat but also to make. Grape and Peach Napoleons (Approximately 6 servings) 9 sheets frozen phyllo dough, thawed 2 […]

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Food Labels: Friend or Foe?

What is the one thing on a food product that is most commonly ignored or misinterpreted? It would be the food label or, more specifically, the nutrition facts. Often times, you glance at it to “check” how many calories you would consume or how much sodium is in an item, but do you really understand […]

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Summer Treats

Summer is upon us! It is a time for picnics, barbeques, sports games, patio lounging and pot lucks. It is easy to fall back on premade supermarket meals when you are bringing a dish to a friend’s pool party, but it is even easier and more affordable to whip something up in your own kitchen. […]

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The Daniel Fast

Fasting, for those who are unaware of the concept, is abstaining from food or drink most commonly for religious observance. It plays an important role in spiritual strength and should be accompanied with a focus on prayer, Bible study and meditation. There are several types of fasts that are promoted for health reasons or for […]

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