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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:

Butter Rolls – European Recipe

I have been experimenting with different recipes for yeast raised baked goods, such as crescents, breads and rolls.  Some are quite simple and others are more sophisticated, but they all are so heavenly delicious, hence so worth the preparation effort.

Today, I will share my latest recipe for delicious butter rolls, so rich and buttery, and as all yeast raised baked goods, they are at their prime taste right after baking, while still slightly warm….but never served when still HOT.

Yeast raised baked goods need cooling off time before serving, to retain their best texture and flavor.

Stuffed Peppers with Rice and Mushrooms – Vegetarian Recipe

Green Peppers are one of those vegetables that taste great raw, or cooked. I like all color peppers, green, red, orange, yellow, as a raw vegetable used in salads, or with dips. I also would like to share this recipe for peppers served hot, as a main course, or as a side dish. Peppers, like cabbage rolls, may be stuffed with meat or vegetable stuffing, so I selected the rice/mushrooms stuffing for this recipe.

Sauerkraut and Ribs – Crockpot Recipe

I have 3 different sizes of slow cookers, so one would think that I would use them often, but it’s just the opposite.  I hardly ever use them, so when Maureen Locos Hewett shared this recipe for ribs with kraut prepared in a slow cooker, I decided to test it.  It came out great!  The meat was so tender…falling off the bones…and the kraut was very flavorful.  The only thing I changed was that I used less broth, and more veggies…I added shredded carrots and chopped celery, plus some caraway seeds.   I love caraway seeds in sauerkraut.