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Healthy Home-Baked Dog Treats

 Make these dog treats in your own kitchen. Any cookie cutter will work just fine. They also make great gifts. Made with carrots or apples and whole wheat flour. I found a cute air-tight container at our local Walmart store. They will keep for weeks and dogs love them. Here is the recipe:     ¾ […]

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Surviving Christmas Alone

  Being alone at Christmas can be devastating. However, it doesn’t have to be that way. I spent many years alone at Christmas and found ways to get through it without being lonely. There’s and old saying: “If you need a friend, be a friend.” I took it literally. I had a neighbor who was […]

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Turkey Shepherds Pie – from leftovers

 Leftovers can be stuffed in the fridge and forgotten. I like to make recreations from mine that my family will enjoy as much as the first time around. In this case, it’s Shepherds Pie from my leftover turkey or chicken. Here is my recipe: Shepherds Pie 2 cups of chopped leftover turkey (or chicken) 1 cup […]

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Boost and Ensure – Are you kidding me?

Ensure has 20g of Sugar, 11g of Fat, 240mg of Sodium and 350 Calories in one 8 oz. serving. You may as well eat a Candy Bar! Below is the list of ingredients from the Ensure website. Is this what you really want in your body when you need to get healthy? It’s recommended by […]

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Bulgur Wheat/Meatless Tacos

While making my Bulgur Cocoa Wheat cereal one day I noticed how the texture and consistency was rich and meaty. Why not make taco meat with Bulgur Wheat? These amazing tacos satisfy that Meat Taco craving while giving you Fiber and Protein without the fat. Recipe: 1 Cup Bob’s Red Mill Quick Cooking Bulgur Wheat 1 […]

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Soup Is Good Food

Whether you’re craving Chicken Noodle, Navy Bean or Southwest Vegetable, Soup is Good Food. I love Home-made soup on a cold night. In this issue, I will share some of my favorite, easy, soup recipes.   Chicken Noodle     1  32 oz. Carton of Free Range Chicken Broth ½ package egg noodles ¼ cup chopped […]

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The Ultimate Chopped Salad

1 Cup of Finely Chopped Red Cabbage 1 Cup of Finely Chopped Baby Spinach 1 Cup of Finely Chopped Iceberg Lettuce ¼ Cup of Finely Chopped Red Onion ¼ Cup of Dried Cranberries 2 Tablespoons of Caesar Dressing   Place all ingredients in a large bowl and toss with dressing until covered. Serves 4. Preparation […]

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Home-Made Tomato Basil Soup

3 Ripe Tomatoes (Medium Size) 1 sm. can Tomato Sauce 1 can Tomato Paste 1 cup Heavy Cream 1 Cup Water 1 tsp. sea salt 1 tsp. sweet basil 2 tsp. Honey 1 tsp. dried onion   Heat raw tomatoes enough to remove peel easily. Place in blender and blend out the chunks. Pour into […]

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Flea Control – Kills Fleas, Fish, Cats and Small Dogs

  Danger- If you love your pet, you could end their life quickly with the topical flea control they put on the back of the neck. I have heard enough horror stories to make this a priority article for August. I recently watched a home-video recorded as a family took their cat to the vet […]

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Healing Cucumber Salad

                    This delicious Cucumber Salad is great on a hot summer day. Each ingredient has it’s own healing powers.       2 Organic Cucumbers ½ med. Sweet onion 6 to 8 cherry tomatoes (or plum)   3 TBS Organic Apple Cider Vinegar 1 TBS Stevia with organic raw sugar ¼ […]

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