Meal-Worthy Soups from the Pantry

Are you looking for new recipes to use with pantry-staple foods? If yes, enjoy these simple, easy-to-cook bean soup recipes. I know my pantry is stocked with dried goods due to the Coronavirus crisis. Dried beans are a nutritious staple that has a long shelf life and are high in protein. I have a whole … Read more

Fight Stress Eating with Easy Healthy Snacks

The coronavirus scare has caused many of us to eat more than we should. When the number of active cases in our county jumps, we grab our favorite comfort food. Our reaction to fear can cause us to gain unwanted weight. We can fight our love handles by purchasing healthy snacks and calling upon God … Read more

2020 Clean Fifteen™ and Dirty Dozen™

Every spring the Environmental Working Group (EWG) creates the Dirty Dozen and Clean Fifteen produce list. The EWG is a non-profit organization dedicated to protecting human health and the environment. These lists are based upon the U. S. Department of Agriculture’s pesticide data. The Clean Fifteen list includes the varieties of produce that contained the … Read more

Fight the Coronavirus with these 10 Immune Boosting Tips

By Susan U. Neal RN, MBA, MHS The respiratory disease Coronavirus has been around a long time, but a new strain (named COVID-19) broke out in Wuhan, Hubei Province, China in December 2019. On March 11, 2020 the World Health Organization (WHO) characterized the Coronavirus as a pandemic. There were over 118,000 cases in 114 … Read more

Seven Steps to Create Your Own Vegetable Garden

Would you like to walk outside and pick fresh lettuce from your backyard? Make this scenario a reality through completing the following seven simple steps. Lettuce is easy to grow in containers as it does not require much space. It grows quickly and contains a multitude of vitamins and minerals. Spring has arrived, so it’s … Read more