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Apples Lessen Anxiety


An apple a day isn’t only good for all the reasons you’ve heard before.  An apple a day is great for relieving anxiety as well if not better than anti-anxiety medication.  The only side effects apple eating has is much better health.  There is an antioxidant in apples,chlorogenic acid, which induces soothing calm. Enjoy the…

Spicy pumpkin pie


This pie will bring coziness and warmth to your kitchen and your family. Along with the usual great fall spices, we’ve added cardamom which imparts a slightly nutty taste. Ingredients: 2 eggs, plus 1 yolk ½ cup packed dark brown sugar ⅓ cup white sugar ½ teaspoon salt 2 teaspoons of cinnamon 1 teaspoon ground ginger ¼ teaspoon ground…

Apple pie soup


Apple pie soup is a wonderful way to warm up on a chilly evening.   Since it is cooked in a slow cooker, you can prepare early in the day and enjoy when everyone gathers together at home. All our ingredients are organic. Ingredients: 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon 2 teaspoons ground cloves 2 teaspoons ground allspice 5 large Granny…

Amazing Fall Vegetables


Pumpkin, squash and sweet potatoes are not only comforting and delicious to eat but have some amazing health benefits. According to researchers at Thomas Jefferson University in Philadelphia any vegetable high in beta-carotene can activate 443 genes which are able to turn precancerous cells in the breast back to healthy cells. Beta -carotene is the…

Summer Bean Succotash Salad


This variation of succotash salad is a great accompaniment to a summer fish fry. Cooked al dente, these fresh crisp vegetables are delicious and healthy.  Many of the ingredients are now available at your local farmers market.  I use organic whenever possible. Ingredients: 2 or more small, preferably yellow zucchini 1 lb mixed beans (…

Luteolin in veg and herbs possible treatment option for Triple Negative Breast Cancer

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Luteolin a flavonoid found in veg and herbs is considered as a possible treatment option for Triple Negative Breast Cancer. Researchers at the Dept of Biomedical Sciences, University of Missouri, have shown that Luteolin, known to be effective in combating several types of cancer, also has the ability to suppress metastasis of Triple Negative Breast Cancer.…

Pilgrims and Pumpkins


Native Americans, to be more specific the Wampanoags,  introduced the settlers to the pumpkin berry at one of the early feasts they shared. Pumpkin was a salvation for the remaining settlers after the harsh winter of 1621 when half the pilgrim population perished.  The Native Americans, Wampanaugs, taught the settlers how to plant pumpkin vines between…