Do you find that you get hungry before lunch and again during the last hours of your work day? Me too. It doesn’t matter where you work you should keep some healthy snacks available to help you get through those hungry moments. I always think about something that is sweet, like a candy bar or chips but we all know that’s not healthy. I think … Continue reading Do You Have Healthy Snacks In Your Desk?
Living with Sickle Cell What is Sickle Cell? Sickle cell disease is an inherited life-threatening blood disorder that affects the red blood cells. These sickled cells carry less oxygen to parts of the body and when these misshaped cells are clumped together causes pain crisis. It affects African Americans, Hispanics, and many more ethnic groups. Sickle cell disease is quietly devastating. Its symptoms can occur in any part … Continue reading Sickle Cell Month
I realized last year that I like Brussels Sprouts. I did not know anything about them nor had I ate them before. I grew up eating cabbage and greens but that was it. I made them last Thanksgiving but they are good anytime. This is the recipe I used from the Food Network. 1 1/2 pounds Brussels sprouts 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper 3 … Continue reading The Love of Roasted Brussels Sprouts
Back to school is right around the corner. Everyone is shopping and getting their clothes, supplies, and food choices ready for the first day. I really don’t know how the lunch at school these days go but when I was coming up you could take your lunch, which I did most days, except when they had pizza or burgers. I loved the bread rolls anytime. … Continue reading What’s For Lunch?
I like smoothies but they have to be sweet. I tend to go for the fruit based ones. I love Jamba Juice just for that reason. Because most people are on go, I want to share a smoothie recipe you can make at home to get your energy up for whatever you need to do. Plus it’s healthy. Morning Sunshine Smoothie Packed with vitamin … Continue reading Who Needs Some Healthy Energy?