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Sharing the Love – Fidget Mats for Dementia Patients

The Fidget Mat Mission is growing and God is all over it. This week some of us Fidget Chicks were able to meet with the Christian Women’s Connection in Arlington Texas. As we arrived, I noticed a table full of “Fidget Mats.”  Looking closely, I realized that our group didn’t make these. They were hand […]

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Fidget Chicks Reach Landmark

The Fidget Chicks recently reached over 1000 Fidget Mats delivered since March of 2017. Most of the supplies for these wonderful mats are donated by local residents. The rest are purchased by the Chicks. The reason we keep making them, the Patients Love them. Watching someone with Dementia or Alzheimer’s is difficult at best, but […]

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Stuffed Cabbage Soup

On a cold day there is nothing like Home-Made Soup to warm you up. Today I created a new recipe that quickly became my favorite. Using the ingredients for Stuffed Cabbage and enhancing it with Heart-Healthy Veggies, I came up with this Delicious Soup. Brown 1 lb. of Grass Fed Beef (or bison) plus 1/2 […]

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My Blood Glucose Diet

John recently had his blood work done and his glucose (sugar) was off the charts. He remembered eating birthday cake and drinking a Mountain Dew the day before his test. So he took the blood test again a week later. It was still really high. The nurse told him he was Diabetic and must come […]

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Li’s Broccoli Salad

My Broccoli Salad is light and healthy. Each ingredient supplies nutrients we need while complimenting most any meal. Here is the recipe:     1 Bunch of Fresh Broccoli 1/4 Cup Chopped Red Onion 1/4 Cup Chopped Walnuts 1/4 Cup Dried Cranberries 1/4 Cup Newman’s Own Raspberry Walnut Dressing Wash and drain broccoli. Chop into […]

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Home-Made Dog Cookies

My Grand-Dogs absolutely love these Healthy Treats. Simple to make any time of year. Here is the recipe:   3/4 Cup applesauce 1/3 Cup vegetable oil ½ Cup purified water 1 Egg beaten 1 Tablespoon of brown sugar 2-1/2 Cups whole wheat flour ½ Cup corn meal Slightly beat the egg, oil and applesauce in […]

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Li’s Fabulous Kale Salad

Fabulous Kale Salad 1 Bunch of Organic Kale (Red or Green) 1 Head of Broccoli 1/4 Cup Raw Sunflower Seeds 1/4 Cup Chopped Dates Newman’s Own Raspberry Walnut Dressing Wonton Strips – Salad Toppers Rinse kale and remove leaves from stems. Discard the stems. Rinse broccoli and cut flowerettes from head. Chop kale and broccoli […]

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Fidgeting Texas

These wonderful “Fidget Mats” are in high demand. I made some and took them to the local Nursing Homes and the patients are loving them! I sent a community email out to announce that I have them available and was inundated with requests for the mats for their loved ones. Who knew we had such […]

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Grain Free PB & Chocolate Brownies

These layered brownies are grain free, low in sugar and delicious. Bottom layer: 1 Cup Cooked and Mashed Sweet Potato 1/2 Cup Nut Butter (Almond, Peanut, Cashew) whatever you have 4 Tbs. Maple Syrup or Organic Sugar 1/4 Cup – Unsweetened Cocoa Powder 1 egg. (optional for Vegan’s) Mix all ingredients and press into a 9×9 […]

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IBS – Ulcerative Colitis – Crohn’s Disease

Wow – I am quickly putting pieces of this puzzle together and they all point to Genetically Modified Wheat, Soy and Corn as the culprits! Every week someone I know tells me about their complications of “Autoimmune disease, Ulcerative Colitis, Crohn’s disease and Diverticulitis.” The common factor in all of them, it’s destroying the intestines. […]

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