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Easy Recipes To Make With Home Garden Ingredients

Easy Recipes To Make With Home Garden Ingredients

Enjoying your bountiful backyard harvest will boost your vitamin and mineral intake and help you maintain a well-balanced, nutritious diet – which is especially important for gut health as you age. If you’re looking for new ways to serve your fresh produce, try these yummy recipes that feature common vegetables, herbs, and fruits you can find in your backyard garden.
5 Minute Intervals Or 30 Minutes At Once: Which Is Better?

5 Minute Intervals Or 30 Minutes At Once: Which Is Better?

Given the increasing popularity of 5-minute interval workouts (or High-Intensity Interval Training – HIIT), swapping short bursts of moderately intense and vigorous aerobic exercise followed by short periods of rest might provide an easy solution for active aging adults. That said, 30-minute workout sessions have been the rule for a long time. So, which is better? Here’s a look at some pros and cons of each.
Animal Webcams: A Virtual Adventure!

Animal Webcams: A Virtual Adventure!

Whether it is COVID isolation, nursing an injury, or simply a day when you don’t want to leave the house, you can still engage your mind by checking out animal webcams in Canada.
8 Simple Activities To Enjoy With Your Grandkids

8 Simple Activities To Enjoy With Your Grandkids

Spending quality time with your grandkids (and kids) adds joy and laughter to any given day. If you’re looking for new things to try, here are some easy, engaging activities to do with your family!
Go Nuts when it Comes to Adding Them to Your Diet!

Go Nuts when it Comes to Adding Them to Your Diet!

Nuts have a wide variety of health benefits and are a healthy, delicious snack. Learn why you should go nuts for …well… nuts!
Time To Get Outside! Tips For An Easy Outdoor Workout

Time To Get Outside! Tips For An Easy Outdoor Workout

There’s nothing more refreshing than going outside to enjoy the sun and get some fresh air as the temperatures rise. The great thing is you don’t need fancy equipment to put your body in motion. There are many easy, fun, and creative ways to get in a workout with things you have at home or even in your backyard. To help you get started, here are some ideas for how to get moving outdoors at home.
No Garden Yet? No Worries: Here’s What You Can Still Plant In June

No Garden Yet? No Worries: Here’s What You Can Still Plant In June

Getting outside to work in the garden is a wonderful way to be physically active and soak up some natural vitamin D from the sun. If you haven’t planted anything yet or you’re aiming to increase your harvest, don’t worry. There are lots of nutrient-rich vegetables, herbs, and gorgeous flowers you can still plant in June. Here’s a list to help you get growing!
Take Time To Get Lost In A Story: 5 Book Genres For You To Enjoy

Take Time To Get Lost In A Story: 5 Book Genres For You To Enjoy

Just as exercising is good for physical health, flexing your mental muscles is vital - especially as you age. Reading daily is a wonderful way to give your brain a workout. It stimulates your imagination, engages your concentration and memory, and allows you to learn something new. Here are five different genres to try!
Recipe Swaps: 6 Healthier Versions of Classic Cakes

Recipe Swaps: 6 Healthier Versions of Classic Cakes

Meet your health and wellness goals without ditching dessert! These six healthier cake recipes prove that it’s easy to have decadent treats that are also packed with nutrition.
Learn How To Cook From Anywhere With These Online Classes

Learn How To Cook From Anywhere With These Online Classes

Cooking can be fun at any age, and learning new skills exercises your mind, especially as you get older. Whether you’re just finding your way around the kitchen or you’re a seasoned home chef, online cooking classes are a wonderful way to spend your day! Here are seven you can try.