Friday recipe: cranberry walnut muffins

I’ve never met a muffin I didn’t like, but despite their relatively healthy appearance I know that a big bakery …

Pass the potatoes at holiday dinners, not the flu

Today’s post is a health public service announcement: Seasonal flu will soon be arriving in our community. Even if you …

Wash, wash, wash your hands!

So today I thought I’d share some fun public health videos as a (somewhat gross) reminder to keep your germs …

Budgeting

I don’t know about you, but around this season with sales and massive advertising, I can’t help but want to …

An insider’s perspective

I like this series called “fresh view” by local photographers of what they like in central Iowa. Check out Andrea’s …

Friday recipe: Zesty broccoli casserole

My new favorite source for healthy recipes is Cooking Light. This Zesty Broccoli Casserole is going on my list of …

OMG, Santa is real!

Ok, maybe not so much but my prayers have been answered and I am Kindle-ing! Best gift ever! Any recommendations …

Oh, the weather outside is frightful…

…But the DMU library’s so delightful. I know that’s what you’re all singing, cozied up to study hard! As I’m …

POSTPONED: Dec. 8 Health Career Explorer Post 141 meeting postponed until Dec. 15

The 7 p.m. meeting of Health Career Explorer Post 141 at Des Moines University scheduled for tomorrow, December 8, has …

Best bang for the buck

Happy Monday, ya’ll!!! Hope you all had a great weekend, stayed cozy and are ready for another week. The Des …

Friday recipe: chicken barley chili

It’s officially cold in Des Moines (no snow yet though). That means I’m looking for hearty recipes. I’ve never used …

Fun & festive things to do

I love the holidays and plan to share lots of fun holiday events over the next month. Everyone seems cheerier, …