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Smiling makes us attractive. We are drawn to people who smile. There is an attraction factor. We want to know a smiling person and figure out what is so good. Frowns, scowls and grimaces all push people away — but a smile draws them in. Smiling Changes Our Mood Next time you are feeling down, try...
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Looking for a warm, healthy meal on a cold day? This Fiery North Country Chili may be just what you need. Fidelis Care was the proud “Golden Griddle” sponsor of the 2014 North Country Jr. Iron Chef competition. Fiery North Country Chili Middle School Competition – 1st Place Peru Blue Peru...
latest from Garden Guru March Garden Guru
Spring is almost here! And I’ve got a grin on my face bigger than the Cheshire cat’s! I am so excited to get out into my gardens and see how my fall garden makeovers came through the winter. As reported last fall, I downsized one garden and made it into a raised vegetable bed. Another mixed perennial bed...

Egg-citing Experiments

This is the week for decorating eggs & it’s on many ‘to-do’ lists for spring break.  Decorating eggs is messy business, but it’s worth every dip, twist & turn.  We have experimented with many ways to decorate eggs, but marbleizing them with all edible products is one of our favorites.   Supplies Needed: Whipped topping Gel food...

Mint Chocolate Freeze Pops

We are still looking for fun frozen foods throughout the month of August! Check out this recipe for Mint Chocolate Freeze Pops. You won’t believe what makes them green, but picky eaters love them. It’s one more way to add in a natural food coloring and add in a few extra veggies along the way… Mint Chocolate Freeze Pops by Jodie Fitz You will need six 5 oz. paper cups...

Veggie Rockets

by Jodie Fitz 4 Sunset Mini Peppers 1/2 Cucumber 1 slice of American cheese Light Ranch Dressing or Greek Yogurt Ranch dip Star Shaped fondant Cutter; mini Cut the top off of one red pepper and hollow out the middle. Slice the cucumber and two peppers into thin strips, take a butter knife and spread the ranch dressing in the hollowed out pepper. Place the cut veggies in the...

Honey Oat Pancakes

by Jodie Fitz We are back to the ‘rush hour’ mornings and I’m back to meal planning! One of the ways we survive is by using the weekends to make recipes that can be frozen for grab & go moments. One of the recipes we make occasionally throughout the year are various pancake recipes. This weekend we made Honey Oat Pancakes. Note: This recipe is doubled so that we have...