Going on a Trip? Pack These Healthy Foods

When you hit the road for a cross-town drive or weekend jaunt, chances are you’ll forget to pack one of the most important things of all: your lunch! That’s why stopping for food along the way often means loading up on sodas, sugary snacks and high-fat meals. On your next road trip, don’t let nutrition fly out the window. You can eat well while on the go; just think before you eat. When selecting snacks at the convenience store, forgo the bag of chips, candy bar or sweetened soda and look for healthier choices. Grab some pretzels or whole-wheat crackers. At home, pack a baggie of cereal along with small amounts of nuts and dried fruits. Wash it down with …

Eggnog Cookies – Great Fun for the Holidays

There is nothing more fun during the holidays than to pull our your favorite cookie recipes and take the afternoon baking with the kids. Of course, it’s always MORE fun when you have an easy to make cookie recipe that produces delicious holiday cookies. Eggnog cookies fit the bill at holiday time when eggnog is in abundance. Ingredients: 1-1/4 cups white sugar 3/4 cup butter, softened 1/2 cup eggnog 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 2 egg yolks 1 teaspoon ground nutmeg 2-1/4 cups all-purpose flour 1 teaspoon baking powder 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon Directions: 1. Preheat oven to 300 degrees F. 2. Combine flour, baking powder, cinnamon and nutmeg. 3. Cream sugar and butter until light. Add eggnog, vanilla, and egg …

Fine Gold Prospecting in the Glacial Till

If you live on the North Eastern coast of the US in an area that does not have natural gold deposits, probably the best chance you have to pan gold is in areas where the glaciers dumped their trash. Well, back to some trash is other peoples treasure, and thats what we have with what the glaciers dumped on us. It can give you a chance to try out the gold prospecting hobby near your home before venturing off to a gold bearing region. In southwestern PA and Eastern Ohio we have an opportunity to go looking for these glacial deposits that are known to contain Fine Gold, Raw Diamonds and small Platinum. All of these are very fun and …

Acne Program – Step 5: Foods to Stop Eating

Even though many dermatologist and doctors don’t see the connection between your diet, constipation, a toxic colon, and a toxic liver with the acne that you are suffering from, it does not mean the food you eat is not important in clearing your acne. If the doctors were right about food and the colon, then they would easily be able to help you clear your acne with their drugs. Drugs can give you temporary relief, it they work at all, but as you use them they can also give you some unpleasant side effects. In her book, Food And Healing, 1986, Annemarie Colbin, points out, “In a systems view of the body, input of all kinds relates to output of …