The Weekly Diversion!

Tomorrow is National Garlic Day! Garlic is known to reduce heart disease and cancer risk – try using one of these recipes to reap the health benefits! Garlic Rub This is great to use on meats and vegetables! 8 cloves minced garlic 1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil 2 teaspoons coarse mustard 1 ½ teaspoons sea […]

The Weekly Diversion!

Loving the unloved. Enjoy this simple but delicious recipe for Cauliflower from Ellie Krieger: Skillet Mac & Cheese & Cauliflower Ingredients: 2 cups 1-inch-wide cauliflower florets 1 & 1/4 cups Light-and-Crisp Whole-Wheat Bread Crumbs (page 73) 3 tablespoons freshly grated Parmesan cheese 2 teaspoons olive oil 3 cups cold low-fat (1%) milk 3 tablespoons all-purpose […]

The Weekly Diversion!

A recent study by researchers at University in Spain found that Vitamin K may strengthen bones. Older people who consumed more vegetables high in vitamin K had a higher bone mineral density than those consuming less Vitamin K. (Study by researchers at Universitat Rovira i Virgili, Reus, Spain, published in Bone. Bottom Line Personal). Vegetables high in […]

The Weekly Diversion!

Save money by unplugging appliances when not in use. It’s not just chargers that pull electricity when not in use, Desktop and laptop computers, DVD players, TV’s, stereos, coffeemakers, lamps, toasters, etc all drain electricity. Plugging into a power strip and shutting that off can save some of the hassle of unplugging all the appliances individually.