recipes - cupcakes

Strawberry Lemonade Cupcakes

  Ingredients: 1 1/4 cups self-rising flour 1/2 cup all-purpose flour 2/3 cup white sugar 1/2 cup butter 2 large eggs 2 teaspoons vanilla extract, divided 4 teaspoons lemon zest, divided 1/2 cup nonfat milk 1/2 cup chopped strawberries 8 ounces reduced-fat cream cheese, at room temperature ⅓ cup confectioners’ sugar 1 tablespoon lemon…

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Avoiding Sports Injuries

  Encouraging children to participate in extracurricular activities is a positive thing for a parent to do. Some parents push children toward the arts while others choose the sports arena. Ultimately, as parents, the goal is to get children involved in activities that teach them things such as teamwork while also providing the child…

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U.S. Breast Cancer Awareness Month

  October is often associated with pumpkins, witches, and ghosts, but many of the men and women whose lives have been changed by breast cancer associate October with the color pink. Car decals, t-shirts, ribbon pins, and even hair colors change to raise awareness of this disease that impacts so many. But rather than…

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How to Have a Healthy Marriage

  Many people think of marriage as the ideal goal in life, two people together forever in wedded bliss, and for many couples, marriage is just that.  However, many couples get married with the idea that their relationship will stay the same forever, and they’ll never have to worry about it.  What most married…


Exercise in Early Life Has Long Lasting Benefits

  Exercise is thought of as a necessary evil to many who find it hard to squeeze an hour of physical activity into their already hectic schedules. Exercise is too often thought of as something that should be started later in life to combat extra weight gain, but a study conducted at the Liggins…


Port of Point Lisas, Trinidad

  Port of Point Lisas in Trindad and Tobago is a major industrial centre. It is located in Couva in central Trinidad, west of the village of California and on the Gulf of Paria coastline.  The Point Lisas Industrial Estate is home to a majority of the heavy industry in Trinidad and Tobago particularly…


Lemon Pudding Cakes

  Ingredients: 1 cup granulated sugar, divided 1/3 cup all-purpose flour 1/8 teaspoon salt 1 cup low-fat milk 2 teaspoons freshly grated lemon zest 1/2 cup lemon juice 2 tablespoons butter, melted 2 large egg yolks 3 large egg whites, at room temperature Powdered sugar for dusting Directions: Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Spray…

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Eldercare – Caring for Aging Parents

  From the time of birth, individuals are taught by and rely on their parents and caregivers to provide for basic needs and offer words of wisdom about life experiences. As time passes, the reliance placed on parents gradually decreases, and often times the reliance shifts from child needing parent to parent needing child….


Herbed Lamb Chops with Couscous

  Ingredients: 1 cup water 3 garlic cloves, minced 1 tablespoon finely chopped fresh parsley 1/4 teaspoon salt 8 lamb chops, trimmed of fat 2 teaspoons extra-virgin olive oil 1/2 cup whole-wheat couscous 2 medium tomatoes, chopped 1 medium cucumber, peeled and chopped 1/2 cup crumbled feta cheese 3 tablespoons lemon juice 2 tablespoons…

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Events – September 2017

September 2017 Calendar of Events Marseilles, Illinois St. Paul the Apostle Giants 5k Run/Walk-September 9th Come out and run through the beautiful neighborhoods of nearby Joliet and help support the St. Paul the Apostle Catholic School. Start at St. Paul school and run through its beautiful neighborhoods. 5th Annual 5K Run/Walk for SIDS Awareness-September…