Christa Black: God Loves Ugly

Christa Black: Violinist, Composer, Inspirational Author Excerpts from christablack.com A natural-born performer, Christa Black’s life embodies the entirety of the modern artist. Multi-platinum-selling songwriter, mesmerizing entertainer, powerful speaker, and popular blog-author, Christa has travelled the world and shared the stage with renowned artists from the Jonas Brothers and Michael W. Smith to Jordin Sparks and…

Hatred Makes You Ugly

By M-J de Mesterton Have you ever noticed that the more resentful and jealous a woman is, the more wrinkles she has? The most important age-preventing measure for your face is being a member of the Clear Conscience Club–you know, the one whose members get a good night’s sleep. When people carry around the burdens…

Anti-Viral Stir-Fry

Originally Posted at 04:10 PM on October 23, 2009 I slow-cooked a mixture of quinoa and basmati rice this morning. To eat with it, I sautéed chile peppers, onions, pineapple, carrots and ginger in a wok primed with coconut oil. Onions, chiles, ginger and coconut oil are known to inhibit viral infections. ~~M-J  Anti-Viral Foods…

Anti-Viral Stir-Fry

Originally Posted at 04:10 PM on October 23, 2009 I slow-cooked a mixture of quinoa and basmati rice this morning. To eat with it, I sautéed chile peppers, onions, pineapple, carrots and ginger in a wok primed with coconut oil. Onions, chiles, ginger and coconut oil are known to inhibit viral infections. ~~M-J  Anti-Viral Foods…

Soup with Shirataki Noodles and Home-Grown Vegetables

I used the poaching-liquid from a batch of chicken-breasts, home-grown beets, parsley, poblano peppers, carrots, celery and a packet of shirataki noodles made from soy to make this health-promoting soup. Following the example of French chefs through the ages, I did not let the liquid from poaching chicken go to waste. ©M-J de Mesterton The…

Soup with Shirataki Noodles and Home-Grown Vegetables

I used the poaching-liquid from a batch of chicken-breasts, home-grown beets, parsley, poblano peppers, carrots, celery and a packet of shirataki noodles made from soy to make this health-promoting soup. Following the example of French chefs through the ages, I did not let the liquid from poaching chicken go to waste. ©M-J de Mesterton The…