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Monthly Archives: February 2019

Beef Stew – (Pressure Cooker Recipe)

Soup, chili, or stew is one of those satisfying comfort foods we look forward to on a cold winter day.   My grandchildren actually approve of this dish as well, so I occasionally prepare a batch for them to enjoy.Preparing beef stew on top of the stove, the old fashion way, could be time consuming, but it only takes 15 minutes in a pressure cooker.

Pesto Sun-Dried Tomato Cheese Spread

If you like to host parties, and include cheese spreads on your menu, you will definitely want to add the Pesto Sun-Dried Tomato Cheese Spread to your recipe collection.

My daughter shared this recipe with me, and it always is a great hit at our parties.
If you are lucky enough to have any leftover, you may store it in an airtight container for several days.

30 Ways to Reduce Your Risk of Heart Disease and Stroke

I came across a very interesting article in Reader’s Digest. It stated that the death rate from heart disease and stroke in the United States significantly decreased within the last 50 years.
However, the cardiovascular diseases are still haunting us, and are on an increase due to obesity and diabetes. The article was quite lengthy, so I decided to at least post the list of the suggested ways to reduce heart disease and stroke:

Happy Valentine’s Day -Know Your Roses

It is a well known expression that “Diamonds are girl’s best friend”, but I think roses also fall in the same category.

If you are thinking of buying roses, Red seems to be the most popular color for Valentine’s Day, however for other occasions you may want to select your roses in a different color.

Today I will help you expand your horizons about the different colors of roses and their symbolism, so next time you are shopping for these beauties, you will feel more confident with your selection.

Veggie Burger – Recipe

I never thought I would like the taste of a veggie burger, so at first I purchased some frozen ones, Veggie Medley by Gardenburger, and realized that they were not as bad as I thought. Since I am not really a hamburger lover, veggie burger earned my approval.

I like making my own food at home, since it allows me to control what goes into it, and enables me to modify the recipe to my taste.

I looked up some recipes for veggie burgers, and came up with this modified version to fit The Fat Smash Diet.