When my brother and I were growing up my mom fed us three meals a day. Each of those meals always included bread and delicious desserts. Mom loved to bake and she was famous for her scratch-made cakes and pies. If we wanted snacks in between meals there were always biscuits and some of my grandma's homemade jams, jellies, and preserves. It's no wonder I grew up loving sweets and eating big meals. But that's not the way toddlers eat and neither should I. My husband and I have
Make this year your year to quit smoking. Making a New Year's resolution can be one of the most exciting things about ending one year and starting the next. If you're one of the 7 in 10 smokers who want to quit, why not make a resolution to get started in the new year? Smoking is the leading cause of preventable disease and death in the United States, and quitting now can cut your risk and leave you feeling stronger and healthier. Beatrice, a former cigarette smoker living in
Ingredients: 1 package (1 lb) frozen roll dough, thawed 2 tsp oil 1 cup shredded mozzarella cheese 1 package (1 oz) ranch salad dressing mix 1 package (12 oz) center cut bacon, cut into 1-inch pieces, cooked Prep Time: 30 minutes Total Time: 3 hours Servings: 16 servings ***Kitchen Tip: For best results, cook bacon just until done, but not crispy. Directions: Grease sides of baking dish (small pan or bundt pan). Place thawed rolls dough into dish and brush with oil. Add chees
Ingredients: 2 bananas 20 ounces canned pineapple chunks in juice 15 ounces canned fruit cocktail in juice 6 ounces lemon yogurt Equipment: Knife Cutting surface Mixing bowl Can opener Number of Servings: 8 Prep Time: 10 minutes Total Time: 10 minutes Directions: Wash, peel and slice bananas. Place in bowl. Drain pineapple chunks and fruit cocktail. Add to bowl. Add yogurt to bowl and mix well. Cover and chill until ready to serve.
Whipping up healthy recipes may be easier than you think.
You can make simple ingredient substitutions to create healthy recipes that
don't sacrifice taste and enjoyment.
To create healthy recipes, first look at what's on hand in your own pantry. You may have healthier ingredients available and not realize it. If you don't have the ingredients on hand to create healthy recipes, just make a shopping list for the next time you hit the store.
Below are substitution guid
For those of you who have felt down recently — whether about your life circumstances or the gloomy weather — remember there is always hope for a brighter and happier future. We can’t always explain why a sudden challenge may force us into difficulty, however there are tricks to feeling better immediately and also for the long run. Next time you're feeling the blues, try these tips: 1. Exercise The natural high that we get from exercise makes us feel stronger mentally and ph
No matter how many candles were on your last birthday cake, to get the most out of your life and be on track for feeling fine at 99, here are seven essential moves you need. 1. Wiggle Just stop with the sitting still as a rock. Schools should stop it and so should we. We are bodies in constant motion. A little bit of movement, even while sitting, goes a long way in keeping blood flowing. Recent research makes a good case for toe tapping as a way to prevent cardiovascular di
There's more to exercise than torching calories. Scientists have long made the connection between a healthy body and a sharp mind. A 2013 study has resurfaced and might help to explain why. "The idea is that people with higher fitness have enhanced blood flow to their brain," Jill Barnes, chair of the 2017 World Congress on Exercise and the Brain, recently told the Wall Street Journal. This therefore improves how well your brain works. The researchers studied how responsive t