Diva Tasting: Stress Relieve with Food…

18 Terrific Foods to Help Relieve Stress If you’re feeling stressed, it’s only natural to seek relief. While occasional bouts of stress are difficult to avoid, chronic stress can take a serious toll on your physical and emotional health. In fact, it may increase your risk of conditions like heart disease and depression (1Trusted Source, 2Trusted …

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Diva Tasting: Cornbread Dumplings…

Cornbread "Dumplings": 1 ¼ Cups Cornmeal ¾ Cup Whole Wheat Flour 4 Teaspoons Baking Powder ½ Teaspoon Salt 1 Cup Milk 3 Tablespoons Vegetable Oil 3 Tablespoons Honey (Optional) 1 Egg 1 Cup Shredded Sharp Cheddar Cheese 2 Green Onions, Thinly Sliced Directions Step 1 Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F (200 degrees C). Grease …

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Diva Researching: Mosquito Control…

MOSQUITO YARD SPRAY 1 Large Bottle Blue Mouthwash (inexpensive brand OK) 3 Cups Epsom Salt 3 -12 OZ. Bottles of Cheap Beer Stale Directions Mix 3 ingredients together until the salt is dissolved. Spray outside anywhere you sit, around pools, will not harm plants for flowers. Mosquitoes will be gone for about 80 days. Spray …

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Diva Musing: Playing The Leading Lady…

More Perspective-Leading Lady I had an epiphany one bright day. So many of my female friends started seeking a more spiritual approach to live in their 40's. They have always made fun of me, even my children, for being too woo*woo! My immediate family often wears foil hats and puts pots on their heads and …

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Diva Ranting: Gratitude…

Diva Ranting…. Gratitude I have not been ranting much since the virus began. There are too many unwanted opinions out there and I choose to not be one too often. I live in a remote, rural, land locked area of Appalachia where over 50 percent of the inhabitants are on welfare or social disability. Generationally …

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Diva Tasting: About Balsamic Vinegar…

About Balsamic Vinegar I love a good Balsamic Vinegar. Here is an article I found to give us a little hint as to why, with some recipes to try. Balsamic vinegar is delicious drizzled over salads, of course. But try it in cooked dishes, too. Balsamic vinegar holds onto its spicy kick, balancing the rich …

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Diva Tasting: Salad and Citrus Vinaigrette…

Salad and Citrus Vinaigrette INGREDIENTS For The Vinaigrette: 2 Tablespoons Finely Chopped Shallot 2 Tablespoons Red Wine Vinegar 1/2 Teaspoon Finely Grated Lemon Zest, Plus 1 Tablespoon Fresh Lemon Juice 1 Tablespoon Fresh Orange Juice 2 Teaspoons Honey 1/3 Cup Extra-Virgin Olive Oil Kosher Salt And Freshly Ground Pepper For The Salad: Kosher Salt 2 …

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Diva Researching: Olive Oil…

I love opening a great bottle of olive oil. The fragrance is so delicious. Only in recent decades have we been mad aware of olive oil fraud. The cost to both health and pocketbook is staggering. Here is one opinion on finding good olive oil. Research it yourself. Be an aware consumer. About Olive Oil …

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