1 can of whole plum tomatoes (The Ripon Roadhouse uses Stanislaus Food Products' Alta Cucina, available at restaurants only)
Making tamales is an old Spanish holiday tradition. A tamale is a Mexican dish which, in its basic form, consists of seasoned meat wrapped in cornmeal dough and then cooked – either steamed or baked in corn husks. Most families only make this tasty dish on holidays, said Perry & Sons marketing specialist Marlene Champlin who has learned "a new twist" on the age-old scrumptious holiday feast. That "new twist" comes in the form of ...
Health care reform is a hot topic, and not just for candidates running for political office. The cost of health care impacts the financial well-being of most Americans. Even though you may have heard a lot about health care reform, you may be wondering what it all means - or at least what it means for you and your family.
You might think that by the time the holidays arrive, allergy season is long gone. However, for millions of allergy sufferers, the reality is that allergens still abound. From pet dander to volatile organic compounds, indoor allergens can cause discomfort and health issues as bothersome as when pollen is in season.
"The Holistic Life Institute, School of Massage and Natural Health, is presenting a free Mind/Body/Spirit Christmas Festival on Sunday, Dec. 2, from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the school's campus. The address is 730 East F St., Oakdale.
As the leaves change and the air turns crisp, it can be tempting to indulge in delicious food favorites and hide those few extra pounds under a thick wool sweater. But you shouldn't have to choose between sticking with your weight management plan and enjoying satisfying and delicious foods. There are some easy and tasty tricks to having your cake and eating it too.
Cold weather can be tough on skin, particularly on the hands and feet. A decrease in humidity paired with harsh temperatures can make hands and feet dry, cracked, achy and susceptible to infection. It's important to take some simple steps to protect extremities so they remain healthy all season long.
Ok I think I really get it! After 14 years of owning Doc's Diet and struggling myself with the idea of needing to lose weight…. I have learned something really important!
When someone close to us dies, silence so often follows. People don't know what to say, so they don't say anything. They don't want to bring it up, so they don't ask how you're feeling. They feel uncomfortable, so they don't call. The silence is difficult for anyone, but it can be especially damaging for children who don't have a place to talk about their loss and their grief. Study after study ...
Before Jim Kervin had back surgery he needed a walker to get around.
The Manteca community is becoming a Mecca for state-of-the-art cancer treatment with the Valley Cancer Center scheduled to open the doors of its two-story 32,000-square-foot facility in October and the existing Women's Imaging Center at Doctors Hospital.
You can change. And it's never too late to do so. That's important to keep in mind when approaching fitness, health, diet, and overall wellness goals. Once you get started you will discover that all four are interconnected. And as such to exercise without giving a thought to what you eat – and vice versa – can be counterproductive and deliver results that fall way short of one's true potential. It ...
Thousands of women throughout the country gathered together the first of August to protect, support, and promote the importance of their cause - breastfeeding. This year marks the 20th anniversary of World Breastfeeding Week, and the theme for 2012 was "Understanding the Past, Planning the Future."
Fresh vegetables from the school farm. Partnering with local growers which translates to more fresh food supplies from farm to fork. Meals prepared with lower sodium and sugar content. No more sodas sold in school cafeterias.
I very clearly remember the first time cancer made a noticeable appearance in my life. I was 5 or 6 years old and my brother and I were climbing all over my mother on the couch. This was something that we would do quite frequently, but this time it was different. The moment my brother or I would put even the smallest amount of pressure on her chest she would wince in pain and ...