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Dennis Says:  Battle of the Enchiladas

Dennis Says: Battle of the Enchiladas

Another easy at home meal choice. I love Hispanic-style food. Do these prepared enchilada meals measure up to my discerning taste standards? We will find out – there is a winner. Check out the humor and graphics add ins! Hurray for the microwave oven! Sometime soon let’s do a budget wine tasting to accompany our […]

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Dennis Says: Mac N Cheese Face-off

Dennis Says: Mac N Cheese Face-off

This is the second installment of “Dennis Says”. Seniors might need easy at home prepared meal choices. Especially for those who live alone. These meals are affordable for seniors on a budget. But are the meals tasty? I have to admit I am not a mac & cheese aficionado, but I will find out if […]

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Sleep Your Way to Better Bones

Sleep Your Way to Better Bones

Did you know that most bone-building happens while you’re sleeping? That’s right! Good quality sleep during the night is crucial for building strong, healthy bones — and avoiding osteoporosis. How can that be? Well, it all starts with your circadian rhythm… which is basically your 24-hour internal clock. You have circadian rhythms that regulate all […]

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New Research on Probiotics and Bone Health

New Research on Probiotics and Bone Health

I have good news for anyone who enjoys probiotic foods…  Your bones may be stronger for it! As you may know, probiotics are helpful bacteria that boost your immune system, guard your gut against harmful invaders, and more. You can find them in fermented foods like yogurt, kefir (fermented milk), and even pickles.  And new […]

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Home Canning: So Much More Than Preserving Food

Home Canning: So Much More Than Preserving Food

Home canning is a great way to preserve excess produce. However, there are many benefits to canning, beyond taming your garden’s bounty of cucumbers and zucchini. A little canning history For centuries, people have looked for ways to preserve their food (including fermentation). The first record of canning comes via the battlefield. In the 1700s, […]

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