Monthly Archives: August 2017

August 2017

Mint Tea Cous Cous

By | 2017-09-17T20:07:40+00:00 August 20th, 2017|

3 Mint Tea Bags 1/2 cup boiling water 1 tbsp olive oil 1 med. yellow onion, chopped fine 1 clove garlic, minced fine 1 large tomato, seeded and chopped fine 2 tbsp. black raisins or currants (optional) 1/2 cup cooked or canned chick peas 1/2 teas. cinnamon 1/4 teas. saffron 1 tsp. salt 2 cups [...]

An Evacuation Kit for Your Dog

By | 2017-09-17T20:07:59+00:00 August 20th, 2017|

Food and Water • Food: Two weeks supply; place dry food in airtight containers (rotate every 3 months) • Usual treats (rotate every 3 months) • Water: Two weeks supply of water (store in dark place, rotate every 2 months). Estimate a quart a day. • Food and water dishes • Spoons and can opener, [...]

Chocolate Chip Pecan Pie!

By | 2017-09-17T20:08:25+00:00 August 20th, 2017|

Its Winter and I got pie on the brain! I’ve never really made a pie, but I figured I had to attempt one. When I was fourteen I spent the weekend at the beach with my best friend and her parents. Her step-mother brought a pecan chocolate chip pie and it officially became my favorite [...]

BBQ Chickpea Burgers

By | 2017-09-17T20:08:34+00:00 August 20th, 2017|

Ingredients (7-8 patties) 1 cup dry/uncooked chickpeas (or 2 & 1/4 cups cooked chickpeas) + kombu (optional) 1/2 cup dry brown rice (or 1 & 1/4 cup cooked rice) 3 tbsp sunflower seeds + 1 tbsp pepita seeds, toasted 2 large garlic cloves, minced 1/2 cup diced red pepper 1 jalapeno, seeded and diced 1/4 [...]

MagPie’s Vegan Brownies

By | 2017-09-17T20:08:48+00:00 August 20th, 2017|

So last night I was bored and decided I wanted chocolate, so I decided to bake something easy and delicious! I searched through my cabinets in my kitchen and decided on brownies. I rarely make brownies, but I found a recipe, edited it to my liking and went to work! I also learned that due [...]

The Hearing Range of Your Pet

By | 2017-09-17T20:09:05+00:00 August 20th, 2017|

Hearing medical terms: Hertz (Hz), Decibel, auricle, auditory ossicle, middle ear, inner ear, Aural hematoma Sound energy is a wave. The wave, like waves at the sea shore, can come quickly together, or come slowly and far apart. This frequency of waves is called Hertz (Hz). One Hz is 1 cycle or wave/second. Sound ranges [...]

Surprising Type 2 Diabetes Prevention Discovered

By | 2017-09-17T20:09:14+00:00 August 20th, 2017|

Controversies swirl regarding whether or not dairy is good for a person. But recent studies looking at preventing diabetes show that it’s not the whole dairy group that is important; rather, what kind of dairy food you are consuming that makes the difference. A study published in the Journal of Clinical Nutrition recently showed that [...]

Is Vitamin K the New Vitamin D?

By | 2017-09-17T20:09:25+00:00 August 20th, 2017|

In the fashion world, trends come and go, and the dietary supplement industry shares the same “what’s hot” and “what’s not” faddism. For the last three years, vitamin D has soaked up the spotlight. The nutrient gained attention from an increasing number of research studies showing benefit to a myriad of diseases—cancer, autoimmune disorders, immune [...]