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Corn and Crab Chowder

Corn and Crab Chowder

Chowders are such simple dishes, but they're full of such goodness. Combine great veggies with seafood and in this case whole grain corn and you have a nearly perfect meal. Perfect for dinner with a salad.

The technique of sweating the onions until they are tender and blending until smooth is a great way to not only thicken your soups but also to distribute the subtle flavor throughout.

Holiday Celebration Menu

Turkey Dinner

Roasted Turkey Breast

with Mashed Yams - or - Cornbread Dressing

and Roasted Beets - or - Lemon Butter Brussels Sprouts
- or - Herbed Zucchini

and for dessert: Pumpkin Tarts

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Note: Shopping list designed to serve 8.

Sweet Potato Tarts

Sweet Potato Tarts

Sweet potato pie is a great dessert especially at the holidays. These tarts are perfect for your Thanksgiving or holiday meal.

Those with Celiac disease can use the Mi-Del gluten free ginger snaps for this recipe. They work great.

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Timothy S. Harlan, M.D.If you've kicked your soda habit in favor of juice - because it seems healthier - you might want to rethink that decision.

A study recently published in Appetite (2014;84:68-72) correlated the juice intake of 146 elderly men and women with their central blood pressures, finding that those who reported drinking fruit juice on a daily basis had "significantly" higher central blood pressures than those who never drank juice or only drank it rarely.

Central blood pressure refers to the blood pressure in the aorta, close to the heart, and is more directly related to the risk of cardiovascular disease, stroke, and cognitive impairment than what is known as brachial blood pressure - the blood pressure as taken with a cuff, on your arm. As a person ages, the aorta loses its elasticity and becomes stiffer, resulting in higher central blood pressure. This is often not reflected, or reflected only minimally, in the brachial blood pressure, making it an important indicator of heart health in the elderly. Drinking juice daily »

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