Recipe: roasted fennel bulbs


Serving 4- 6 This is one of my favorite recipes. It is flavorful and looks so nice. I often serve this instead of a grain-based side to some of my meat dishes. It can also be served as an appetizer. Original recipe here. I have cut down on the salt in this recipe, and to […]

Five must-have attitudes to take to your doctor’s appointment


So, you’ve decided to make an appointment with your doctor for that nagging pain. You should check your attitude before you go to make sure that you get the best care for your condition. Remember, you are your best healthcare advocate. Take some time to research your condition and then go to the healthcare clinician […]

More than any other, this skin condition can show your age


You’re used to seeing changes in your skin. You fought acne in your teens, started looking for wrinkles in your 30s. Now, you notice another change. Freckle-like spots have appeared on your face, neck and hands. At first, you thought it was cancer. But, these flat, dark areas don’t seem to match the ABCDEs of […]

Recipe: fruit salad with citrus-mint dresssing


Calling myself a person with a bit of a sweet tooth would be an understatement, so I am always looking for a way to satisfy my cravings for sweets without throwing away all of my healthy eating habits. Adding a citrus-mint dressing dresses up the traditional fruit salad and makes for a great dessert. INGREDIENTS […]

What every woman needs to know about menopause, but often doesn’t


It’s been called the “change of life.” You’d think we would be more prepared for a condition with such a significant title. But, the truth is many women are caught off guard when menopausal symptoms hit. Yet, it’s a fact of life. If you’re a woman and you’re blessed with a long life, your estrogen, […]

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