10 Ways to Survive the Holidays

10 Ways to Survive the Holidays

I always feel like Thanksgiving marks the day the insanity and chaos starts. Why is that? In my opinion we bring it on ourselves. Here are 10 Ways to Help You Survive the Holidays -- 1. Do not lose track of the true meanings of the holidays. To me it's about being with family and love ones and … [Read more...]

The Unresolved Issue of Heart Disease…Part II


  In Part I, I stated that cholesterol was not the cause of heart disease. In this blog I will address some facts you may not know about cholesterol and its importance to the human body. 1. The body makes 80% of the cholesterol circulating in the blood. It is made in the liver. Only 20% … [Read more...]

It Is Never Too Late to Start an Exercise Program


It is never too late to start an exercise program. In fact physical inactivity could be more of a major risk to your health. Consider the Statistics: Here are a few interesting statistics: In the year 2000, roughly 35 million people (13 percent of the population) were age 65 or older. By 2030, the … [Read more...]

My Morning Ritual – MY Perfect Cup of Coffee!


Coffee is a much debated topic..good or bad? Coffee does contain large amounts of magnesium, Vitamin B1 and B3. It acts as a powerful antioxidant. This protects the cells from damage, and as we all know coffee does increase energy and alertness. The caffeine in coffee is not a drug, but a … [Read more...]

Chocolate Marshmallows


  I have always wanted to try chocolate marshmallows and this weekend I did and they came out awesome!! In a mixing bowl place 1/2 cup water. Layer on top  3 T non-hydrolysized Great Lakes Gelatin - (orange canister). Let sit for 10 minutes. In a saucepan combine 1/2 cup water, 2 cups … [Read more...]

Panna Cotta Recipe


This recipe is most definitely my guilty pleasure.  The heavy whipping cream makes the recipe dreamingly creamy and rich!   Print Panna Cotta Recipe Author: Linda DeFever Recipe type: Dessert   Ingredients ½ cup of raw milk 1 T of Great Lakes … [Read more...]