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Water... The best toast to our health

No one on this planet can live without this precious liquid for more than a few days. After all, we’re made mostly of water. Sixty percent of most adult bodies are water. Infants are true “water babies,” weighing in at eighty percent water. By...

 

Dehydration: Not a pretty sight

Every day, we lose an amount of water equal to about four percent of our total body weight. If we do not take in enough perspiring, urinating and defecating, warning signals will go off loud and clear. Early on, when we have lost just a little...

 

Our memory becomes more selective with age

As we get older, our memory starts to change in many different ways. These include the ability to remember names, the combination of a lock that we haven’t used in a while and why we just walked into a room. Faces may feel familiar, but we can’t...

 

Self-Acceptance and Exercise

Many of us, who have been working to iprove our health and fitness, know better than to compare ourselves to others or engage in self-criticism while we’re exercising or anytime. This feeling could still happen and it can crush our self-esteem and...

 

Exercising to Music

One of the best things to happen for Senior Health and Fitness Exercise Classes in the past 20 years was setting them to music. It has provided an exercise opportunity for many seniors who no longer want to jog or run. In addition, exercising to...

 

Simplifying Your Life

Just as the title suggests, this involves simplifying one’s life by choice rather than out of need. It means you put a ceiling on your wants and desires, not necessarily because you have to, but because you choose to do so. You will see the wisdom...

 

Halloween Hot CoCoa Bombs

This simple method for tempering chocolate will give you smooth, shiny hot cocoa bombs. Use a good-quality bittersweet chocolate with at least 70% cacao for best results. You can make the bombs ahead...

 

Lewis County Recipes: Coconut Pound Cake

Summer spells all things delicious. The vegetables are coming in from the garden, and the fruit is ripe for the picking. I enjoy the flavors this time of year, and there is no limit to what one can...

 

Lewis County Recipes: Vertamae Smart-Grosvenor's Onion Pie

I'm currently reading Vertamae Smart-Grosvenor's book, "Vibration Cooking: Or, The Travel Notes of a Geechee Girl". This book takes the reader on a trip to the low country region of South...

 

Lewis County Recipes: Broccoli Salad

This salad is beautiful on the table, and chock-full of my favorite fruits and vegetables. But unlike traditional broccoli salad, the dressing (usually made with granulated sugar), gets sweetened with...

 

Lewis County Recipes: Lasagna in a Mug

Happy belated Easter, friends. I hope everyone had a terrific Sunday with your families. This week, we take a look at an indulgent comfort food prepared in a mug. If you're cooking for one, or simply...

 

Lewis County Recipes: Grandma's Brisket

If you would like to show off your cooking prowess on Easter with a super-easy, yet outstanding recipe, Grandma's Brisket will take the prize. This brisket is tender, juicy, and flavorful, and is comp...

 

Crunchy Cabbage Slaw with Farro, Pecorino, and Dates

It's Spring, the season that welcomes back salads each year. I usually don't post recipes with kale as an ingredient, as folks stop reading when they see the word "kale". But getting this super-food d...

 

Pan Fried Potatoes and Onions - Lyonnaise Style

Lyonnaise Potatoes (sliced potatoes cooked with onions) are as beautiful as the name. Sticky, caramelized onions fried alongside golden crispy potatoes, and topped with buttery garlic and parsley. I g...

 

Lewis County Recipes: Tomato Hamburger Soup

You know those recipes you read, and think: "This can't be good - it's too easy." This is one of those deceiving recipes, but it is absolutely terrific. If you have ten minutes to prep, your slow...

 

Health Inspection Scores

The Tennessee Department of Health rates restaurants and the Tennessee Department of Agriculture rates convenience stores on a scale of 0-100 based on the business’ practice of proper food preparation, food storage, cleanliness of facilities and mo...

 

Lewis County Recipes: Deviled Egg Dip

In the South, deviled eggs are the side dish everyone loves to see on the dinner table. But if you're the cook, you know deviled eggs are time-consuming and a little messy to prepare. This dish takes...

 

Lewis County Recipes: Coconut-Lemon Ice Cream Cake

You don't see lemon paired with coconut often, nor do you see a simple, elegant cake assembled so easily with crushed shortbread cookies and ice cream. And here's the best part: the shortbread can be...

 

Lewis County Recipes: Corn Chip Chili Cheese Dip

As a child, friends and I loved Velveeta Dip. Back then, it was a can of Rotel, and one block of Velveeta cheese melted in a pan on the stove, and we were set for Saturday night movie snacks. Because...

 

Lewis County Recipes: Loaded Huevos Rancheros with Roasted Poblano Peppers

This recipe takes cast iron to the center of the table with a delicious, satisfying meal, all in one skillet. Cooks may also substitute vegan sausage for the chorizo, and the taste is still terrific....

 

Lewis County Recipes: Spiced Acorn Squash

Now that Christmas meal prep is behind us, I'm sharing a simple, quick side dish for all you busy cooks. This dish is rustic and delicious with no fuss. It also plates beautifully, and highlights one...

 

Making your holidays less lonely

by Ken Stewart According to a January 2020 Loneliness Index survey from the Cigna health company, 61 percent of adults in the United States report they are lonely. That’s a seven percent increase from 2018—not to mention a pre-coronavirus...

 

Lewis County Recipes: Slow Cooker Tamale Pie

I've always loved good tamales, but I've never attempted to make them the traditional way. Apparently, there's an art to getting tamales just right, and this dish is a delicious-tasting substitute...

 

Lewis County Recipes: Parmesan Potato Stacks

Using a muffin tin is a great way to make these delicious potato stacks. Nothing tastes better than a crispy-on-the-outside, creamy-on-the-inside stack of thinly-sliced potatoes topped with parmesan,...

 

Lewis County Recipes: Chicken and Dressing

In light of next week's most delicious holiday, I'd like to share my family's most-loved Thanksgiving recipe. Mrs. Ruth Phillips Bumpas was an amazing cook at my childhood church. I grew up eating...

 

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