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November 2014



Happy Thanksgiving! Menu?

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Today is our Thanksgiving Day. We are planning for family and friends to start showing up around lunch time today and will stay with us all day. Some people may even stay all night with us. This morning my husband has the yard and porch all set up and ready for the over flow of people we are expecting to start showing up. I am very excited and buzzing around making sure everything it ready.   Yesterday I started cooking so I can just enjoy everyone’s company today. What I am adding to our Thanksgiving Day Feast? 1 Baked Ham, sliced 1 Roasted Turkey (15 lbs) with dressing 1 large bowl of Collards 1 large bowl of Turnips greens with the roots 1 Lemon Pound Cake 1 Chocolate Cake with Peanut Butter Icing 2 Egg Custard pies Fresh Kumquats, Tangerines, Apples and Bananas 1 plater of sliced onions, tomatoes, pickles 1 saucer with homemade Cranberry Sauce 4 Jugs of Sweet Tea The coffee Pot will be working over time today too. I just hope someone brings paper plates so we don’t have a lot of dishes to wash. What are your plans for today? After eating our midday meal, we […]



May 2011



What are the Health Benefits of Blueberry Juice?

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During the month of May fresh trays of blueberries begin to appear on grocery shelves, and although these delightful treats are best fresh you can find them frozen year round. So there are no excuses for failing to incorporating these powerful berries into your juices all year. Not only are they delicious, but the health benefits are astounding. Health Benefits An antioxidant powerhouse, blueberries are well known for their ability to neutralize free radical damage to the collagen of cells and tissues. Improving the supportive structures of the veins and the entire vascular system, blueberry juice helps to prevent cataracts, glaucoma, varicose veins, hemorrhoids, cancer, and heart disease. Blueberry juice contains the same antioxidant that has given red wine its reputation as a cardio-protective substance. However, blueberries contain an alarming 38% more of these free radical fighters. Blueberries are also known for being a brain power booster. Studies have shown that blueberries help reduce the degenerative effects of Alzheimer’s disease and dementia. Diets rich in blueberries can greatly improve the learning capacity and motor skills as you age. A diet rich in blueberries also provides protection against colon and ovarian cancer. The phenolic compounds found in blueberry juice have also been […]

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