Hypnosis for Diabetes?

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November is National Diabetes Month, and this being the last day of the month I wanted to put out one more article on the subject. There’s a lot of good information out there about diabetes prevention and control. But one technique not getting a … [Read more...]

Tips for a Healthier Thanksgiving

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Ready or not, the holiday season is here! Your days are probably going to be pretty full this week with planning, shopping, and preparation. This is a very happy time of the year for many, getting to gather with family and friends. Most of us will … [Read more...]

Diabetes and the flu

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Everyone needs to take steps to stay healthy this winter. Nobody likes to get sick, and parents know how fun it is taking care of sick kids. People with diabetes need to be extra aware since they already have a condition that their body is constantly … [Read more...]

Kiwi Crate giveaway

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I love the holiday season! I love that I get to spend more time with my kids and make big meals. I love the decorating and jolly spirits and all of the happy stuff too. Reality is, after a couple of days the kids get stir crazy being at home all day … [Read more...]

Five simple dinner ideas

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[pictured: crusted broiled tilapia] It is warm outside, but that doesn't mean you have to sweat your armpits off in the kitchen (besides, where do they go when they slip off? It could be potentially awkward, and a little weird. … [Read more...]

New Year's Eve: Eat responsibly

Looking for some easy, fun ways to enjoy New Year's without falling off of the wagon and swallowing the horse?Take the evening away from worry and indulge in these easy finger foods.1. Olive bar. Olives are an amazingly versatile food. They're stable … [Read more...]

Fun Low Carb Halloween Ideas

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Seriously, it's almost a crime to use the words "Halloween" and "fun" in the same title because it's so redundant. I absolutely love goofing around, and holidays are no exception. I'm not going to lie to you: I've had my house decorated since … [Read more...]

Host your own low carb cheesecake bar

Don't be tardy for this party Oh no I di'unt! Oh yes, we did! Game night is the night when we gather with some friends, the kids tag along, and we enjoy each other's company while they beat the pants off of us-- and, most importantly, … [Read more...]

Fright Night: 10 Tips for Keeping Halloween Healthy(er)

Pumpkin pizzas are perfect and punchy Halloween is coming at you like kids hankering for O'Henry candy. It's time to hunker down and work the constitution. You've made it through Valentine's Day, Easter, July 4th and the Labor Day. So what … [Read more...]

Ten tips to tame those botched recipes

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Ever botch a buttercake? Oopsed an oopsie roll? Cursed a cheesecake? Recipes don’t always live up to expectations. So what can you do when disaster strikes? … [Read more...]

Meals on Wheels: Quick, four-element platter

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A meal doesn't always have to fit the constructs of the multi-step, simmering, braising, crusted finish that dazzles on the plate like a game show host's million dollar grin. Sometimes it's what you've pulled out of a bag of cheese, a jar of nuts and … [Read more...]

Thanksgiving: Safe Turkey Preparation

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Talking turkey should always include a discussion regarding safety. While turkeys can't lash out (unless they are Ninja turkeys--and then you will only know after they have dispatched you forthwith), working with poultry has propensities towards … [Read more...]

Deep Fried Turkey

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Turkeys are fabulous birds. The veritable little black dress of the Thanksgiving scene, turkeys are practically perfect in every way. Frying a turkey will require a special piece of equipment called a turkey fryer (see below for more details), but … [Read more...]

Butterball sponsoring live turkey chat, November 25

From Butterball.com: Ready to talk turkey? Don't miss your chance to talk virtually with the Talk-Line Experts! Join the Butterball Web chat November 25 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. CT. Can't make the chat? Safe turkey tips coming soon. … [Read more...]

Thanksgiving: How to Smoke a Turkey

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Smoking a turkey brings out a bird's sultry side. Different than the standard styles of turkey preparations, smoking can be not only easy, but economical. Tips: Don't use a huge bird. Because there's a danger zone in keeping uncooked poultry at a … [Read more...]