Dinner on the Boat

"What's that you're drinking?" "Pickle Juice." "Pickle Juice?" "Yes. Want some?" She made a face. "No, thank you!" "It's good for you, you know. I've been drinking it for years. Athletes drink it." "What's it good for?" "I can give you ten good reasons. It soothes muscle cramps. It helps you stay hydrated. It’s a …

Radishes

Lately we have been adding radishes to our salads. They not only add color but they have these 5 health benefits:  They are a good source of Vitamin C They have anticancer properties They support a healthy digestive system They have antifungal properties They help to reduce Zen effects Zearalenone (zen) is a toxic …

Olive Oil

In Biblical times, Olive Oil was a precious and sacred commodity for the Jews. It was used for healing, cooking, lighting lamps, soaps and cosmetics. It was used to anoint kings and priests. It was used to honor God and men (Judges 9:9). Today, Extra Virgin Olive Oil is the staple of the Mediterranean diet …

Coriander

And the house of Israel called its name Manna. And it was like white coriander seed, and the taste of it was like wafers made with honey - Exodus 16:31 It's interesting that Manna, the bread which the Lord gave the Israelites to eat was similar to the coriander seed. We know that coriander seed isn't white but the Manna was like white coriander seed. …

Leeks

“We remember the fish which we ate freely in Egypt, the cucumbers, the melons, the leeks, the onions, and the garlic" - Numbers 11:5 Getty Image Among the things which the children of Israel missed eating when they were in Egypt were leeks. What are leeks and what are the benefits of eating them? Leeks are …

Eggs

Getty Image I can’t get my son to eat eggs. He doesn’t like them no matter how they are prepared-scrambled, boiled or fried. I haven’t tried poaching it but I know I will have the same result. How can I convince him that eggs are good for him? How can I make them appetizing for …

Anise

“Woe to you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites! For you pay tithe of mint and anise and cummin, and have neglected the weightier matters of the law: justice and mercy and faith. These you ought to have done, without leaving the others undone – Matthew 23:23 Anise is commonly known as dill. In Jesus’ time it …

A Simple Diet

Now John was clothed with camel's hair and with a leather belt around his waist, and he ate locusts and wild honey – Mark 1:6, NKJV. I always wondered about John the Baptist’s diet of locusts and wild honey. The honey part I get but locusts? Then, I remembered that in Leviticus 11:21, 22, God …

Food Matters

But Daniel purposed in his heart that he would not defile himself with the portion of the king’s delicacies, nor with the wine which he drank; therefore he requested of the chief of the eunuchs that he might not defile himself – Daniel 1:8, NKJV. Getty Image Daniel and his three friends chose to eat …

Nellie

I used to work with a very sweet lady named Nellie until she retired. After she left the company five years ago, we promised to keep in touch and we have. She lives with her son, Joash, a bachelor. I met him five years ago when I visited Nellie at his beach house. He was …

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