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5 Lessons on Dealing with a Spouse with Cancer

Spousal relationships should come first For most of my marriage, I failed miserably at this. I immersed myself in mothering babies and toddlers and, as the parents of eight children, …

Your Guide to the Mediterranean Diet

Make Each Day Mediterranean Click here to find out more about how to Make Each Day Mediterranean.

Tuna Patties

This is really a case of “what is old becomes new.” My mother used to make these for us when we were growing up in the 1960’s. (Please don’t do …

Microwaved Poached Salmon with Sour Cream Sauce

If you are like me, your microwave is a necessity and is almost my “best friend” I use it some many times a day. This recipe is so versatile it …

The Mediterranean Diet That’s Nutritionist-Approved!

What Is the Mediterranean Diet?  Fish, like salmon, is a staple in the Mediterranean diet. The way we think about the word “diet”today is something borne of restriction that helps …

Mediterranean/Vegetable Frittata

SERVINGS: 1   Ingredients 1 teaspoon oil, canola 1/2 cup asparagus cuts, frozen or fresh 1/2 cup mushrooms sliced 1/3 cup egg substitute 1/8 teaspoon parsley, fresh chopped slice(s) bread, whole-wheat 2 …

Family Life

As any person with cancer knows, a cancer diagnosis also affects family members and friends. Sometimes, the complex feelings and lifestyle changes caused by cancer and its treatment become as …

For Caregivers: Coping with holidays and special occasions

Learn about: Caregiving and taking care of yourself Managing expectations Creating new holiday traditions Long-distance caregiving Click here for the rest of the article.

Maple Glazed Ginger Brussels Sprouts

INGREDIENTS 3 cups of Brussel sprouts 1 tablespoon of maple syrup 1 tablespoon of sesame seed oil 1 tablespoon of fresh ginger, finely chopped INSTRUCTIONS In a small pot, cook …

Flavorful Cranberry Sauce

A homemade alternative to store-bought cranberry sauce with delicious hints of pineapple and orange to complement the flavor! Ingredients 24 oz fresh cranberries, rinsed and picked through ¾ cup pineapple …