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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

HEALTHY GINGER SNAPS

I am so thankful “FOR MY BOSCH”! Last winter a good friend of ours was telling us what they often do for activities when traveling with their grandchildren. She will say, “What are you thankful for?” and they will take... continue reading

ACID REFLUX

OUR JOURNEY WITH LEMON JUICE The juice of half a lemon in a glass of pure water first thing in the morning & before breakfast took away all of my husband Melvin’s symptoms of acid reflux in just a few... continue reading

CARB COUNT IN HARVEST CRUNCH

HARVEST CRUNCH SNACK This delicious, healthy snack can be baked on one large cookie sheet (approx.18 by 12) or two small pans ( 9 by 12) SHOPPING FOR FRESH PRODUCTS! All of the seeds and most ingredients found in this... continue reading

DELICIOUS SPELT WAFFLES

HEALTHY WAFFLES OR PANCAKES – 15 large Belgium Waffles I make this large recipe to serve as many as we need and then freeze the rest to thaw & reheat in the waffle iron another time. It just takes about... continue reading

PROSTATE CANCER TREATMENT CONTINUES

PROSTATE CANCER RADIATION TREATMENTS CONTINUE – July 23/2016 It’s hard to believe that we are now finished 24 treatments with only 4 more next week. Life has been busy getting up at 5 each morning, eating a good healthy breakfast... continue reading

PROSTATE CANCER & DIET

In my blog last week I mentioned that Melvin has prostate cancer and had to eliminate a good number of healthy foods.   When I looked at what he could eat, I knew that a diet without fibre would not... continue reading

PROSTATE CANCER

OUR JOURNEY WITH PROSTATE CANCER – Melvin & Elaine Edel July 6, 2016 While I do not have the prostate cancer, I am walking this journey with my husband and writing our story. Last December we left the specialist’s office... continue reading

PULSES ARE INTERCHANGABLE

PULSES ARE NUTRITIOUS & ALSO INTERCHANGABLE I often use pulses in our daily menu, but there are times when I have my heart set on a certain recipe, only to find I am out of the pulse the recipe calls... continue reading