Month: November 2016

Beef and Barley Soup Recipe[Cold Weather Comfort]

Ingredients: 1lb Boneless Beef Chuck Roast 2-3 Tbsp Flour ½ cup Milk 1tsp Salt ½ tsp Pepper ¼ cup Olive Oil 1 cup Onion, chopped 2 stalks Celery, sliced thick 3 cloves Garlic, minced 1 cup Pearl Barley 1 cup Carrots, chopped 4 cups Chicken Broth (low sodium) ¼ cup Parsley, fresh, chopped 1 tsp Thyme, dried, crushed Additional Salt & Pepper to Taste 1 Tbsp White Wine Vinegar ½ cup Pecorino Romano cheese, grated Serves 8-10 Cook Time: 15-20 minutes Total Cook time: 1hr – 1 1/2 hrs (need to simmer!) If I were a purist, I would...

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Gluten Free: 3 Life-Savings Tips to Avoid Cross-Contamination

Did you Know…Cross-contamination from gluten can occur in factory-produced foods, restaurant fare, and home-cooked meals? People with gluten sensitivity, autoimmune disease, or Celiac disease often place themselves at risk when learning how to become gluten free. Cross-contamination from gluten can occur in factory-produced foods, restaurant fare, and home-cooked meals. Even minimal contamination can cause dangerous reactions and repercussions that can last for months in a Celiac individual. Consider these three crucial tips for avoiding cross-contamination when becoming gluten free: Dining Out? Avoid Cross-Contamination by Clearly Communicating Your Needs About Being Gluten Free. Restaurants may say they are serving gluten-free...

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Flax: A Tiny Seed with Big Promise

A tiny seed with a big promise: To love your heart and reduce the risk of stroke, cancer, and diabetes. Flax seed has healthy goodness built right in! This superpower reputation stems from at least 3 things: ALA Omega-3 Fatty Acids, Lignans, and Fiber. Flaxseed has been cultivated and recognized for centuries for doing something special for your health, even before the science emerged to support a traditional belief. So why don’t more of us add a little shake of seed to our nutritional day? Are You Getting Your Daily Flax Fix? There is a lot of good news...

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Lancaster Anytime [Choose Your Season]

Have you ever noticed how a season can define a place? Lancaster offers beauty in any season… Lancaster, Pennsylvania is like that. Visiting in the Spring will leave you with a much different experience than when you visit with Old Man Winter. Spring blooms welcome new life… May sweeps in with a wonderful, exuberant feeling of Spring and new life. Fresh grass pushing up from the soil, horse and buggy happily prancing down country lanes. Amish children help their fathers with farm chores, while their mothers hang freshly-washed traditional frocks out on the lines. Traditional frocks dry naturally in the...

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