Category Archives: Health & Wellness

Salad Fiesta – Cheeseburger Salad

photo source Make your salad a meal!  This salad had me wondering at first, but it is seriously good!  In my own salad, I leave out the onion, and I use ketchup and mustard in my meat.   Advertisements

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Salad Fiesta – Romaine and Clementine

A quick and easy salad, using seasonal clementines to dress it up.  Adjust quantities for single serving.  Great with a meal or on its own.  Enjoy! ROMAINE AND CLEMENTINE SALAD Salad: 1 romaine lettuce 4 clementines, peeled and broken into segments chopped onion, to taste, if desired Wash your lettuce leaves and pat dry. Chop …

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New Year’s Resolution #3

#3 HEALTH, FITNESS AND WEIGHT LOSS Of course, what would New Year’s be like without a plan to better oneself – to feel better, to get in shape and to lose those Christmas pounds (and maybe a few more).  Pretty much the same plan as every year, just decided to make a record of it and …

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Gluten-free/Dairy-free Recipe Ideas

A friend has recently had to find gluten-free/dairy-free recipes for her daughter, and I’ve come up with a few.  Maybe you know more…feel free to share!  Thanks. I try to avoid flours altogether because I haven’t found too many recipes that I like that include gluten-free flours, and I don’t seem to do well with any grains, …

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My dad was schizophrenic

My dad was schizophrenic.  It wasn’t diagnosed until his later years.  Thinking back, of course, you can see signs that pointed towards it.  Dad was “special”, there was a history of unemployment, he was a talker but not much of a listener, he would get agitated if anyone disagreed with him, there were bouts of …

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Back to School Means Back to Routine

Back to school means back to routine.  For me, back to routine means back to walking.  No more excuses for not getting out walking.  Time for me, time for God, time for exercise and time for routines. Time for me.  I wake up earlier than the kids and spend some time getting ready for the day …

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The Power of Laughter: Recharge and Relax

Source Laughter lets us recharge our batteries, so to speak. When we’re feeling drained and overwhelmed, the act of laughing can change us so that we’re feeling recharged and energized. We no longer dread the day or the situation but can move forward in confidence with a bounce in our step. It reduces our stress and …

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Benefits of Apple Cider Vinegar

I don’t like vinegar.  It makes me cough and choke.  It makes my mouth pucker.  YUCK! A few years back my osteopath recommended to my husband and I to start taking apple cider vinegar on a regular basis.  GROAN!  First time I took it I puked.  Literally.  My stomach hurt so bad.  I took it …

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7 Ways I Overcome Anxiety

Overcoming anxiety is something we all have to face.  I have found ways that have helped me over the years.  I’ll share them with you. 1. Prayer – Taking the time to pray and realize that we are not in control of our lives, and that we don’t have to be in control of our lives …

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