Healthy Kitchens Healthy Lives


Prostate 101


Prostate Health 101: You know that the prostate is a walnut-size gland that produces seminal fluid and is located just below the bladder, but did you know that good nutrition could help reduce the incidence of prostate cancer and can reduce prostate cancer progression? Important information….  There are studies that have shown that daily meat consumption… Read More

Patty’s Pumpkin Bread


In honor of Autumn, I made a loaf of pumpkin bread with my two little grand babies. We used organic, canned pumpkin, but by all means use pumpkin that you haver baked and pureed yourself! Patty’s Pumpkin Bread Preheat oven to 350 degrees, making sure the oven rack is in the middle of the oven… Read More

Mushroom Stroganoff


If it’s stroganoff season it must be Autumn! Of course, you can make this recipe using beef, but I prefer mushrooms. Mushroom Stroganoff Try this recipe using a variety of mushrooms: shitake, portobello, maitake, oyster, etc.   Ingredients: 3 tblsp olive oil 1 large onion, chopped 4 cups sliced mushrooms, of your choosing 1 1/2… Read More



I have spent the last week in Boston and Cape Cod and oh my was it a whirlwind! The history, the walks, the new countryside, the new friends- all in all it was a fantastic week. The last day there I decided to stay at home (home while there was at my friends Karen and… Read More