Will Lentils Make Me Happy?

  To lift your mood: Lentils Your brain needs folate to synthesize serotonin and dopamine, and research reveals that people with depression often have insufficient blood levels of folate. To get 90% of your day’s worth, work a cup of lentils into your lunch or dinner. Also good for: Blood sugar control, digestion “Happiness is an…

Meals In The Mid 1700’s

BREAKFAST, LUNCH AND DINNER? Colonial meals were different from what we know today. Breakfast was taken early if you were poor, later if you were rich.  There was no meal called lunch. Dinner was the mid-day meal. For most people in the 18th century it was considered the main (biggest) meal of the day.  Supper…

The Healthy and Tasty Avocado

Avocados were eaten in Central America thousands of years ago. When you mash them, they are silky and smooth like a creamy dairy product that grows on trees. Mashed avocado works well as a substitute for mayonnaise on a sandwich. Avocados contain a large amount of fat, but fortunately almost all of the fat is…

Share Your World

Ever ran out of gas in your vehicle? Yes.  In 1978 on my way to the gas station from home.  Ran out on my way down a hill.  Lucky for me there was a man putting gas in his boat and he ran across the street and put a gallon of gas in my car. …