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PARKINSONS & EXERCISE

FARMING – EXERCISE & PARKINSONS’                                                                  Living on the farm, having cattle and plenty of grain fields have always provided us with lots of exercise. And then we began to have health challenges . . . & now it is Parkinson’s for Melvin!... continue reading

CHOCOLATE PUDDING – AVOCADOS

PARKINSONS 4 years ago Melvin started to have hand tremors so a few months later he saw a Neurologist who confirmed that it was Parkinson’s. I have always been an optimist & worked hard to try and heal whatever problem... continue reading

NO WHEAT POTATO PANCAKES

  HEALTHY PANCAKES/WAFFLES WHEN IN A HURRY I often make the following recipe into waffles ahead of time, freeze them and then thaw & reheat them again in the waffle iron for about 40 seconds. They are just as good... continue reading

NUTRIENT-RICH WAFFLES

ENJOY WHOLE FOODS WITH ESSENTIAL NUTRIENTS Whole foods provide us with a great variety of essential nutrients that are not available in processed foods. These whole foods can be turned into delicious meals that are also less costly. Each fruit,... continue reading

DOUBLE CHOCOLATE OATMEAL COOKIES

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas! We have just shoveled out from our first snow storm of the year and it certainly does look like Christmas. I was house bound for 2 days and finally this afternoon the... continue reading

SEEDY OATMEAL NO-FLOUR COOKIES

This recipe makes 8 dozen medium scoop-size cookies I am always trying to make cookies that are as healthy as possible, but also very tasty. As well, according to our family, the oatmeal cookies should be crunchy. Yesterday I started... continue reading

CARAMEL CORN

CARAMEL CORN Tonight our children and any other families who don’t mind venturing out into the country, will be coming by for treats and to enjoy caramel corn and other snacks. This morning I started popping the corn. I made... continue reading

CABBAGE ROLL CASSEROLE

CABBAGE ROLL CASSEROLE – serves 5 or 6 This is such a simple recipe that I make it whenever we are hungry for cabbage rolls, but don’t have the time to make them. Today we were at a funeral, so... continue reading

SQUASH IN NUTRITION

SQUASH I am enjoying cooking a squash or two every week; using the pulp in recipes as well as a vegetable with our meal. On Saturday I cooked two squash. One was an acorn squash and the other a hubbard... continue reading

PUMPKIN PIE

PUMPKIN PIE It has been raining off and on for the past 4 days; it is cold and windy; not the nicest weather for taking out the last of the garden vegetables. So I am inside catching up on the... continue reading