With how busy our lives have become sleeping throughout the day and being sleep deprived
has been normalized. We need 7-8 hours of sleep every night and the Center for Disease Control (CDC) says that as many as 80 million Americans aren’t getting enough.
Food and sleep are two very important part of our lives that many people take for granted. It’s not uncommon for animals to actually die of sleep deprivation before starvation. However, in Japan there are diners open up 24 hrs a day where taking a nap has become common.
All organisms rest, although the amount varies studies have shown that everything takes a break within 24 hours. Sleep is about preserving life more than anything, “organisms that do not have a brain and do not learn still show signs of resting.” Many animals compete for survi...
This recipe takes a favorite and makes it a little healthier and even more delicious!
A great way to warm up on those cold winter days!
1 bunch broccoli
1 small onion, finely chopped
1 medium red-skinned potato, diced
1/4 cup all-purpose flour
3 cups low-sodium chicken or vegetable broth
Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper
1/4 teaspoon freshly grated nutmeg
1 cup grated extra-sharp Cheddar
1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
One 12-ounce can fat-free evaporated milk
2 scallions, thinly sliced
Separate the stems and the florets from the broccoli. Trim and discard the bottom of the broccoli stems and peel the tough outer layers. Chop the stems and coarsely chop the florets and set aside separately.
Mist a large pot with nonstick cooking spray and heat over medium heat. Add the brocco...