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Barbecue Sauce with Bourbon and Moroccan Spices

By Cat, July 2021 I found this amazing recipe in our local Daily Inter Lake newspaper (7/7/21) and decided I just had to give it a try – with a few changes. See also: 1. Accompaniments: Sauces & Gravies Menu; … Continue reading

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Buttermilk Biscuits

By Catherine Haug, July 2021 (image, right, from Wikimedia Commons) I found a couple interesting recipes for biscuits made with buttermilk in our local Daily Inter Lake newspaper (originally from the St. Louis Post Dispatch (1)). Two of those recipes … Continue reading

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Coronavirus: Notes on Vaccines for COVID-19

By Cat, March 2020 and ongoing As of June 20, 2021, this article has been moved from its original home: Coronavirus: SARS-CoV2 Virus and COVID-19 Disease. As of this writing, there are three vaccines available for COVID-19: Pfizer and Moderna … Continue reading

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His & Hers: Matters of the Heart

by Catherine Haug, February 14, 2011 (originally written for The EssentiaList) Clip art, right, from Webweaver’s Clip art (11) On this Valentine’s Day, I’d like to draw your attention to the differences between men and women when it comes to … Continue reading

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The Importance of Dietary Magnesium

by Catherine Haug, December 26, 2012 (originally written for The EssentiaList) Last year (2011) I wrote His & Hers: Matters of the Heart (5) about my Christmas 2010 heart attack (6/19/21 I copied that article to CatsKitchen, per link above). I had all … Continue reading

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Depression and Anxiety (Notes)

By Catherine Haug, June 2021 In March 2021, I was exposed to COVID, and my immune system did its best to combat it. My symptoms were minimal: mild sinus headaches, tiredness/sleepiness. After 5-6 days, all but the sleepiness were gone. … Continue reading

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Afghani Roht (a sweet bread)

By Catherine, May, 2021. Photo, right, from Vedic Healing (6) When I lived in Portland OR, there were several restaurants I loved that served SW Asian foods (India, Pakistan, Afghanistan, etc.), but I’d never had Afghani roht, which is a type … Continue reading

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IR-Hormone Imbalance – I: Hormones and Body-Weight Issues

By Catherine Haug, April 28, 2021 I’ve been struggling with excess fat in my belly area for over 50 years. About 30 years ago, I learned I had insulin resistance, which plays a role in the accumulation of belly fat … Continue reading

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Insulin: Master Regulator

By Catherine M. Haug,  Moved from Syndrome-X article February 2007; moved and updated April 2021. Insulin is well known as the pancreatic hormone that regulates blood sugar, as well as other less-known responsibilities that are discussed in this article. Perhaps … Continue reading

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Hormone Imbalance – II: Links to Videos

By Catherine M. Haug, November 2015; updated and moved April 2021 Includes: Dr. Ritamarie Loscalzo’s Hormone Imbalance videos and related e-books (pdf) Dr. Ritamarie Loscalzo’s Elixers See also (this site):  article series about Insulin Resistance (see Diet and Health Menu, under … Continue reading

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