A Wrinkle In Time

The Disney film was more than a story. The costumes and scenery were beautiful.  All the actors played their roles well. However, the story presented was a lesson for the young, old, and in-between.  There were several underlying themes that stood out for me.  One was about the importance of family.  Family is more important than than our personal aspirations.  When the family is broken, … Continue reading A Wrinkle In Time

Scents of Comfort

  Studies show that emotions triggered by scents are stronger than those sparked by hearing, seeing, thinking, and touching.  Sometimes the smell can actually be more alluring than the taste.  Rachel Herz, PhD, a neuroscientist proposes that inhaling the scent of a nostalgic treat won’t satiate if you’re truly hungry.  “Smell is linked to brain areas that process emotion and memory, so a whiff of … Continue reading Scents of Comfort

Bacon-and-Egg Breakfast Pasta

Ingredients 12 ounces spaghetti 1 bunch Swiss chard, stemmed and chopped 8 slices thick-cut bacon 1 tsp. extra-virgin olive oil 4 large eggs 1/2 cup grated Parmesan, plus more for sprinkling 1/2 tsp. kosher salt, plus more for seasoning 1/4 tsp. ground black pepper, plus more for seasoning Serves 4 Directions Total time: 20 minutes Cook spaghetti according to package directions, adding chard during last … Continue reading Bacon-and-Egg Breakfast Pasta

Sweet Science

Eating an overload of sugars and sweets can do a number on your health. You might find that your energy levels are fluctuating all over the place.  In the article by Holly Van Hare of The Daily Meal she recommends not cutting sugar from your life entirely. However, she points out ways piling on sugar can beat up on your health. Dark Circles Under Your … Continue reading Sweet Science