Month: April 2022

Victoria Sponge

Here’s to you mom. The hundreds of home cooked meals, mountains of laundry, endless hours spent listening, and your innate ability to make everything all better. Your sage wisdom and finesse as a problem solver extraordinaire have not gone unnoticed. There is no one like you.  Give mom the royal treatment and make plans for […]

The 5 Best Foods to Eat to Fill You Up!

If your physician instructed you to lose weight to improve your health, it would be wise to achieve that goal without feeling like you’re starving all the time. It’s hard to stick to a nutrition plan if you’re miserable! A key step to reducing caloric intake and portions is to assure you are eating foods […]

Kent campaign strife

Recently released screenshots of a text exchange between a 3rd Congressional District candidate’s campaign staffers shed light on conflict simmering behind the scenes. Red Voice Media, a right-wing blog, published messages on April 21 between former Kent campaign manager Byron Sanford and Ozzie Gonzalez, who currently holds the position. Following this release, The Dispatch published […]

Broccoli Spoon Salad with Warm Vinaigrette

While Mother Nature continues to paint things a lush, verdant green, color you dinner plate similarly. Here are two new ways to make broccoli your new favorite vegetable.  A delicious mixture of flavors and textures, this Broccoli Spoon Salad with Warm Vinaigrette will elevate whatever else you happen to be making to the memorable level. Chop […]

Council approves rules of procedure without changes to absences

A revised Rules of Procedure was unanimously approved Tuesday by the Clark County Council following a public hearing but without the additional language on council absences sought by Chair Karen Bowerman. “The way for (an absence) to be considered to be excused involves nothing more than giving advance notice by a designated amount. I don’t […]

Move Fast So You Can Stay Fit

“If you don’t use it, you lose it.” When we were young, we ran, skipped, climbed, jumped and sprinted, but as we get older, we tend not to move as quickly. As a result, as we age, we lose about 7 pounds of muscle each decade and this loss is predominantly noted in the number […]

Scabs Here, There, Everywhere

Are unsightly and uncomfortable scabs making YOUR kitty itchy and irritable? If so, what’s causing them? One of the main culprits is miliary dermatitis, where itchy scabs appear on a cat’s neck, back and tail. Most often the result of a fleabite allergy, whereby a cat is allergic to a substance in flea saliva, a […]

Pantry Salad and 11-Can Soup

Look no further than your pantry for dinner. Put those staples to good use with these two recipes that are made mostly from canned goods. Packed with hearty ingredients, Pantry Salad is a filling lunch or dinner. Satisfying enough to serve as an entree, but equally good as a side, tuck it into the fridge […]

County council to tackle absences

The Clark County Council is trying to put some teeth behind its policy on councilor absences. The topic came up during discussions on revising the county’s Rules of Procedure during Wednesday’s council time meeting. “The only criterion dealing with absences is providing notice on a time basis, not any kind of notice as to the […]

Measuring Results – Should You Weigh Yourself?

Imagine this scenario. Your doc tells you that you need to focus on your health and lose some weight. You start exercising and eating healthy every day for an entire week. You step onto the scale excited to see your progress, and your weight has not changed or has actually increased! This can be extremely […]

Malabi Pudding

End your spring celebration with something different. Malabi Pudding is perfect for Passover, but equally enjoyable any time of year. A delicious rose water milk pudding, this custard-like dessert is gluten- and egg-free and can be vegan as well, if made with non-dairy milk. The pudding comes together quickly and requires only a few ingredients, […]

Spring Makeover

It is common over the winter months to gain a little weight. The days are cold and dark, and we just don’t get as much activity. It’s one of the reasons that many local fitness clubs and training studios usually launch some type of Spring Weight loss, Cleanse or Makeover Challenge. At our studio, we […]

Why Do Sleeping Cats Cover Their Faces?

Whatever their purr-ferred position, cats typically sleep with their paws over their faces. While obviously comfortable and undeniably cute, why DO our feline friends cover their faces when they sleep? Here are some of the most plausible explanations for this behavior.   One reason is warmth. When they’re asleep, they lose more of their customary […]

Carrot Cake Waffles

The sun is shining, the birds are singing, and Easter is right around the corner. If you’re hunting for something deliciously different and trying to find something a bit healthier, these Carrot Cake Waffles are just the thing. Serve them for breakfast, brunch, or a fun dessert. You can even make them ahead. Sweetened with […]

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