Like blueberries, kale, and quinoa, coconut oil is commonly referred to as a ‘superfood’. Similar to other ‘superfoods’ there are claims that coconut oil will provide a myriad of health benefits, such as promoting weight loss, preventing cardiovascular disease, and reversing the effects of Alzheimer’s. Even Dr. Oz has touted coconut oil’s ‘super powers’. Continue reading Coconut Oil: Superfood or Superstition?
Do you remember the last time you had the “stomach flu”?
Most likely, it came on very quickly, and you probably blamed it on the last meal you ate or someone who was sick. Chances are the real culprit was a bug called norovirus. Continue reading NOTORIOUS VIRUS – Norovirus
Waffles are eaten throughout the world. A waffle is a leavened batter or dough cooked between two hot plates of a waffle iron, patterned to give a characteristic size, shape, and grid-like surface impression. Waffles are cooked until they become golden-brown in color, with a crispy outer texture and a soft interior. Continue reading Waffling About Waffles?
Eating meals with family members is a time for togetherness and socialization amid the family. One of the major barriers to having family meals is difficulty scheduling a time that everyone can be present. Depending on your family’s lifestyle, school, work schedules, and extracurricular activities can make it difficult for families to find time to eat together.
As the holiday season approaches, our thoughts turn to our families and to the traditions that are an integral part of our family’s heritage. There is no better time to reflect upon the importance of family and strengthen family ties than during the holiday season.