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1. Protein-enhanced food: the latest health craze

Protein powder is being added to foods from bread to ice-cream, as it makes you
feel fuller for longer.  But do we really need more protein in our diets?
A basketful of high-protein food
The more time you spend sitting, the greater the chances of dying from heart
disease or cancer, having a stroke or becoming diabetic. Even GPs now advocate
standing during consultations.
Doctor standing up
antibiotics
people walking
Too much, too little slumber linked to raised number of sick days, researchers say
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Felina’s Spicy Shrimp Veggies©

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In a deep non-stick large pan, pour in 3 tbsp of olive oil, with 2 tbsp of Lea Perrins Worcestershire Sauce, and 2 tbsp of Kikkoman Teriyaki Sauce
Add in 1 tsp each of the following ingredients:
cloves, ginger, and cumin. 1 tbsp of fresh basil. 1 tsp of adobos and 2 tsps of Trader Joe’s 21 Seasonings.
Mix spices in with the sauce pan with (1) bag of Trader Joe’s mini potatoes
slicing each of them in half or in quarters depending on their size.
Also add 1 bag of medium-sized, tail off, Trade Joe’s Shrimp.
Turn on medium heat stirring occasionally.
Slice, do not dice, up the following items
(1) full red bell pepper
(1) yellow bell pepper
(1) large yellow squash
(1) large zucchini
(2) handfuls of fresh green beans – Cut the ends of and then cut them in half.
Add all the vegetables to the pan mixing it well with the sauce and spices.
One last item and that is once can of water chestnuts.
Turn the pan down low and let simmer for 10 minutes.
You want to make sure that it doesn’t cook too long.
The dish tastes best when the green beans have a slight crunch to them.
This dish makes (6) regular sized servings.
Hope you enjoy.
Copyright 2014 Felina’s Spicy Shrimp Veggies© Felina Silver Robinson

Possible salmonella risk

The product subject to this recall is:

McCormick® Ground Oregano 0.75 oz bottle
UPC NUMBER:  52100003566 (as seen on label: 0-523561-6)
MCCORMICK ITEM NUMBER:  900356
AFFECTED DATE CODES:  BEST BY AUG 21 16 H, BEST BY AUG 22 16 H
SHIPPING DATES:  April 4, 2014 to August 5, 2014
STATES SHIPPED TO:  AL, AZ, CA, CO, FL, GA, HI, IA, ID, IL, IN, KS, KY, LA, MA, MD, MI, MN, MO, MS, MT, NC, ND, NE, NH, NJ, NY, OH, OK, OR, PA, SC, SD, TN, TX, UT, VA, VT, WA, WI, and WV
INTERNATIONALLY SHIPPED TO:  Aruba, Bahamas, Bermuda, Indonesia, Jamaica, Netherlands, Puerto Rico, Singapore,Thailand, and Virgin Islands

The potential risk was brought to McCormick’s attention


Grilled Corn, Bean & Radish Salad

Grilled Corn, Bean & Radish Salad

Try my very own Barbecue, Lemon and Vinaigrette Dressing to marinate your dish in once completed.


CELEBRITY chef Ross Burden has died aged 45.

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Paprika sold at T.J. Maxx, Marshalls and HomeGoods


1, Are you tired of plain old burgers?

Step One – mince the following food items and place in a medium sized bowl:

2 shallots

2 plum tomatoes

1 large Portobello mushroom

Mix together

Step Two – Mix 5 lbs of lean ground beef with the minced items listed in step one.

Then blend in

4 tbsp of your favorite barbecue sauce

2 tbsp of A1 sauce

2 tsp of honey

Shape into your preferred sized burgers, cook and enjoy. Of course you can a your desired flavor of cheese.

2. Dress up your sprite, water, soda water or ice cubes

Just add your desired color of food coloring

You might also enjoy adding a slice of lime, lemon, orange or pineapple to the side of your glass and squeeze into your drink as desired.

3. Flavor your corn on the cob and cook it on the grill (If you don’t have a grill, you can also cook the corn in a pre-heated oven at 375 degrees )

Step One – Melt one stick of your desired margarine in a bowl using the microwave (30 seconds)

Step Two – Season the melted margarine with a tsp of honey, 1/4 tsp of adobos, and 1/4 tsp of 21 seasoning

Step Three – brush on the ear of corn and then wrap it in tinfoil and place on the grill or cook in the oven for two minutes.