Eating Disorders

Eating disorders are described as mental and physical illnesses because of the complexity with food eating, exercising and body image. It’s stated that these disorders impact approximately 20 million women and 10 million men in the U.S. alone. There are known to be many types of eating disorders but the three most common heard about […]

Broccoli Shrimp Stir Fry

1 pound medium shrimp (peeled) 1 tablespoon cornstarch 2 1/2 tablespoons canola oil 1/4 cup green onions (sliced) 2 teaspoons peeled ginger (minced) 3 garlic cloves (thinly sliced) 2 cups broccoli florets 1/4 cup low sodium soy sauce 2 tablespoons rice vinegar 1 teaspoon honey 1/8 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes 1. Combine shrimp and […]

Caramelized Bananas

2 bananas (peeled and split in half or cut into discs) 1 tablespoon of butter 2 tablespoons brown sugar 1. Melt butter in a non-stick pan over medium-high heat. 2. Add sugar. Melt butter and sugar together, for about 2 minutes. 3. Add bananas to mixture, face down in pan. 4. Cook about 2 minutes, […]

Easter

Easter commemorates the death and resurrection of Jesus Christ in Jerusalem 2,000 years ago. He was crucified on a Friday and rose from the dead the following Sunday. He offered his life for forgiveness and redemption for our lives. In the early morning, after his death, women who were close to Jesus went to the […]

Roast Leg of Lamb

5-6 lb leg of lamb 1/2 cup (1 stick) butter, melted 1/2 cup of olive oil 1/4 cup lemon juice 2 teaspoons prepared mustard 1/2 teaspoon pepper 1 teaspoon dried sage leaves 1 teaspoon salt 2 stalks of rosemary 2 cups dry wine 1. Preheat oven to 550 F. 2. Wipe lamb with damp paper […]

Coconut Custard Pie

9″ pie shell 4 eggs 1 cups heavy cream 1 1/3 cups milk 1 can (4 oz) shredded coconut 1/2 cup granulated sugar 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 1/4 teaspoon coconut flavoring 1/4 teaspoon salt 1. Preheat oven to 350 F. 2. In medium bowl, with wire whisk or rotary beater, beat eggs slightly. Add cream, […]

Osteoporosis (What’s Best For Your Bones?)

Osteoporosis is a serious condition that is still silent. It seldom causes symptoms until a bone breaks and it’s overlooked by patients and physicians. Osteoporosis bones are so fragile that even mild physical stress can cause a fracture. Among adults over the age of 50, half of all women and one in eight men, will […]

Cheeto Cheese Sticks

1/3 cup grated Parmesan cheese 1 tablespoon ranch dressing mix 1 (1 ounce) bag Crunchy Cheese Flavored Snacks, powdered 1/8 teaspoon black pepper 1 large egg, beaten 12 whole milk mozzarella cheese sticks 2 tablespoons olive oil 1. In a large Ziploc bag, combine Parmesan cheese, ranch mix, Cheetos dust, and pepper. Seal and shake. […]

Cranberry/Orange Stuffed Golden Nugget Squash

2 golden nugget squashes (about 1 pound each) 2 cups fresh cranberries 1/2 cup firmly packed brown sugar (may substitute with Stevia brown sugar) 1/4 cup unsweetened orange juice 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1 tablespoon chopped pecans 1. Slice stem and bottom knob of each squash. Cut each squash in half crosswise; discard seeds and […]

Low Vitamin C Health Risks

Vitamin C (Ascorbic Acid) is a nutrient necessary for the body and can only be consumed from your diet and supplements because the body doesn’t produce it. Poor diets, with not enough fruits and vegetables, can cause deficiencies. Their are observational studies that claim possible risks from not getting enough vitamin C in your diet. […]