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Stuffed Acorn Squash with Rosemary & Cranberries

This easy recipe is perfect for cooler times of year when you want something warm, comforting and filling. The cranberry, rosemary and garlic smell so delicious while they're cooking! Serves 4 Ingredients: 1 pound ground beef 2 acorn squash, cut lengthwise, seeds scooped out 1/2 medium yellow onion, chopped 1/2 cup dried cranberries (I use apple juice sweetened), chopped 8 cloves garlic, minced or crushed 1 1/2 tsp fresh rosemary, finely chopped 4 tsp olive oil 1 tsp sea salt fresh ground black pepper to taste Instructions: Preheat oven to 400 degrees F. Rub 1 tsp of olive oil onto flesh of squash. Put 1/4 tsp garlic into center of each squash half and rub around. The oil should h

How Food Helps You Be Healthy

For this months post, I thought the best way of explaining how food helps you be healthy is with a picture. I couldn’t find one that fit exactly, so I made one for you. Yesterday, my husband and I were driving our oldest son across the mountains and back to school at Oregon State University where he’s working towards his physics degree. He loves and enjoys physics and even thinks it’s fun. When we ask him about how school is going, the conversation usually turns into him explaining some complex concept that involves things like imaginary numbers (yes, that’s a thing!), quantum mechanics and differential equations, while we attempt to grasp even a fraction of what he's saying. During our dr

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