30 Days of Smoothies

Apple Cinnamon Oat Shake 1 cup milk or vanilla soymilk 1/2 cup applesauce 1 pouch plain instant oatmeal 1/2 tablespoon honey 1/8 teaspoon cinnamon Blend until smooth. Let stand 5 minutes. Add 1/2 cup ice cubes, blend again Apple Coconut Ginger 1/4 c Apple juice 1 Tbsp coconut milk 1/2 Banana 1/4 tsp Ginger root…

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Pumpkin and Feta Risotto

Ingredients 3 1/4 cups peeled, cubed pumpkin 1 tablespoon olive oil 4 cups vegetable broth 1/2 teaspoon chopped fresh garlic 1 onion, diced 1 cup baby spinach leaves 6 ounces feta cheese, cubed salt and pepper 2 cups Arborio rice Directions Preheat oven to 400 degrees F. Brush a baking dish with olive oil. Place…

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Lavender Lemonade

Lavender has a huge array of health benefits. It helps to get rid of migraines, dizziness and digestive disorders. It promotes natural sleep and eases insomnia, and it can be used as an antiseptic and disinfectant to heal wounds. One of the other major ingredients is lemon. I’m sure you are very aware of the…

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75 Healthiest Foods for Women

Overall Health The following foods are so good for you that they should be an essential part of your diet to help you stay healthy. Flax seed. This is a great supplement for a woman’s diet. Flax seeds are high in omega-3 EFAs and lignans, an important type of fiber for women. Kale. This much-overlooked…

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General Nutrition Tips for TMJ Disorder Patients

Because jaw movement can play such a huge role in your TMJD, dietary changes can have a beneficial impact. Here are some tips that we have learned through trial and error: Avoid caffeinated drinks since they are a stimulant, and will make you more likely to grind your teeth. Since repetitive jaw motions tend to…

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Peach Cobbler

I just finished canning 14 jars of beautiful Georgia peaches, this recipe is going to come in handy! 4 cups peeled, sliced peaches 2 cups sugar, divided 1/2 cup water 8 tablespoons butter 1 1/2 cups self-rising flour 1 1/2 cups milk Ground cinnamon, optional Directions Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Combine the peaches,…

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Butter Glazed Summer Vegetables

Ingredients 1 tablespoon cooking oil 2 small zucchini, thinly bias-sliced (2 cups) 2 small yellow summer squash, thinly bias-sliced (2 cups) 2 cups broccoli flowerets 2 teaspoons snipped fresh basil or 3/4 teaspoon dried basil, crushed 2 teaspoons snipped fresh oregano or 3/4 teaspoon dried oregano, crushed 1/4 teaspoon salt 1/8 teaspoon pepper 1 medium…

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Thai Chicken, Mango & Pineapple Salad

Ingredients 1 (14-ounce) can regular or light coconut milk 1 tablespoon Thai red curry paste, or more to taste 2 teaspoons freshly grated orange zest 1/2 cup fresh orange juice 4 boneless, skinless chicken breasts, cut into 1-inch chunks 1 mango, peeled, pitted, and cut into 1-inch chunks 1 pineapple, peeled, cored, and cut into…

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Tender Easy Ribs

 Ingredients  2   racks of baby-back pork ribs  1 cup of your favorite barbecue sauce     Rib Rub 2 teaspoons garlic powder 1 tablespoon kosher salt 1 tablespoon black pepper 1 teaspoon cayenne 1 tablespoon paprika 1 teaspoon dry mustard 1 1/2 teaspoon cumin 2 teaspoons brown sugar 2 teaspoons worcestershire sauce 2 teaspoons…

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Summer Berry Trifle

Picnics, family reunions, tailgating…. I love summer!  This is one of my favorite recipes! Ingredients 1 package (3.4-ounce) instant vanilla pudding 4 cups fresh berries (strawberries, blueberries, raspberries, or blackberries), washed and hulled, plus extra for garnish 1/4 cup plus 2 tablespoons sugar 2 teaspoons fresh lemon juice 1 cup whipping cream 1 teaspoon vanilla…

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