My career in Natural Foods is something that I happily, however accidentally, fell into, but the trend has been a part of my lifestyle for a little over 10 years. Starting in high school I decided the treatment of animals was important to me and quickly adapted to a vegan food diet. For some, a diet like this which ignores all meats (yes, this includes chicken AND fish), all dairy products, eggs, gelatin and for some, honey, sounds difficult to adhere to, and let me tell you 10-15 years ago it wasn’t easy finding a simple vegan meal in a grocery store and the big food holidays required a lot of creativity. In the last 5 years, the vegan food trend has blown up and plant-based foods have become as common as ice in a freezer. Continue reading “Vegan Living – It’s More Than Just Kale”
It’s March and you know what they say about March… in like a lamb, out like a lion. Well, I’m hoping this year that doesn’t come true. As much as I love winter, I sure love spring and can’t wait for those fresh flowers to pop up! In the meantime, there are evenings I just like to stay home cozy up to a roaring fire and grab my favorite blanket. I call those “movie nights” and I look forward to them. Continue reading “Smude’s Microwave Popcorn”
Here’s some nice hot meals to keep you warm on cold winter nights!
Continue reading “Make It A Meal!”
First let me start with an apology, “I’m sorry”! For years we in the pharmacy have told you that you only needed 1 shingles vaccine in your lifetime, Zostavax. That just changed, there is now a new vaccine to prevent shingles, Shingrix. The Shingrix vaccine is a far superior product that provides much greater protection against the painful condition shingles. Shingrix does such a great job preventing shingles that the recommendations are that even those patients that have already received the Zostavax vaccine should still get the Shingrix vaccine. Continue reading “New Vaccine Update”
The beginning of the year always goes by SO fast! It’s hard to believe it’s already Valentine’s Day. Luckily that means the end of this cold Winter isn’t too far away either!
Valentine’s Day is always a great time of the year to reflect on the people in your life that mean the most to you, whether that’s a husband, children, siblings, parents or friends. Continue reading “Valentine’s Crafts”