Showing posts from April, 2018

My Energizing Miracle Smoothie: Mix. Drink. Live.

Pollen has held me a hostage for years. Not 2018! The shackles have broken off! History: Pollen made me so miserable that I would receive pollen shots several times a week just to survive. Pollen used to make me so sick that I missed 30 days of work, one month in one academic year. Pollen used to immobilize me so much that my doctor suggested creating a unique medicine for me at $2,000 every four months. The worst part of pollen's effect is the fever that enervates me, drains me, makes me so miserable I stay homebound for days. One day in February 2018, I was coming back from an indoor wedding, but going in and out of the car and into buildings filled my nose, eyes, and throat with so much pollen that I was having difficulty driving. I was popping several cough drops every five minutes and jamming my fingers into my ears to relieve the itching and was hacking and sneezing and clicking my tongue to rid my throat of whatever was itching and clogging it. When I got home, some

High Octane Breakfast--Fuel for the Day

Protein is the fuel that energizes the body. The older a person gets, the more protein-rich foods the person must eat. Laurie Beebe , a registered dietitian with 25+ years of experience, writes, " Dietary protein is important for lean body mass, cell repair and a healthy immune system. To provide adequate protein..., nutrient-dense foods should be encouraged ahead of empty-calorie choices. Including two or three servings of high-protein foods helps to meet the daily need of 45 to 55 grams per day." I loaded up on protein this morning. Cage-free, low cholesterol brown eggs, red beans, and fresh tuna   Scramble all ingredients. Gluten-free waffles Low-fat mozzarella cheese melts inside other ingredients.  --Frances Ohanenye maintains this unusual site. Click on the "Open Source Cooking" tab for enlightening information. Thanks for visiting. Have a fruitful day!