My Best Self: Becky Whidden Huff

My Best Self: Becky Whidden Huff

Becky Whidden Huff, author of Moonbeams and Fireflies: A Collection of 5-Minute, Imagery-Guided Meditations, worked for several years as a newspaper reporter and freelance writer with a focus on medical writing before embarking in a new direction: teaching yoga and meditation. Her journey with yoga began when she was challenged… Read more...
Operation Christmas Child

Operation Christmas Child

In October 1990, Dave and Jill Cooke were watching a broadcast on Romanian orphanages and the devastating impact of a recent war. The program moved them to help children living in poverty. Together, they filled a convoy of nine trucks with medical supplies, food, clothing and Christmas gifts for children… Read more...
Vegetable Delight - Spaghetti Squash and Zucchini

Vegetable Delight - Spaghetti Squash and Zucchini

Spaghetti Squash and Zucchini 1 cup spaghetti squash4 oz. julienned zucchini½ cup broccoli florets, blanched½ cup cauliflower florets, blanched ½ cup roasted and julienned red peppers¼ cup extra virgin olive oil, plus 1 Tbsp. for drizzling1 Tbsp. fresh basil, chiffonade¼ cup water1 tsp. sweet butter 1 tsp. salt and white… Read more...
Black Bean Hummus - A Hearty Snack Without the Fuss

Black Bean Hummus - A Hearty Snack Without the Fuss

Black Bean Hummus 2 cups black beans, cooked and drained (or canned)½ cup bean cooking liquid¼ cup lime juice3 jalapeños, roasted½ onion, chopped and sautèed 1 Tbsp salt½ tsp cumin, ground½ cup cilantrocup tomato paste2 cloves garlic, raw4 cloves garlic, roastedCooking oil Instructions: To roast jalapeños: Heat oven broiler, and… Read more...
Skinny South-of-the-Border Fare

Skinny South-of-the-Border Fare

Thanks to these simple recipes from Tin Lizzy’s Cantina, tacos and margaritas don’t have to equal a diet disaster. The Spicy Grilled Tilapia Taco and the Sinless Margarita are perfect items to serve at any summer fiesta! Grilled Tilapia Taco 2-ounce fresh tilapia filet ¼ cup shredded lettuce 1 ounce… Read more...
What it Takes to Build and Maintain Healthy Relationships

What it Takes to Build and Maintain Healthy Relationships

Relationships aren’t easy. Whether it’s between a husband and wife, parent and child, brother and sister or longtime friends, keeping a relationship strong and healthy is as challenging as it is rewarding. It’s been said time and again: you have to be willing to do the work. You have to… Read more...
Exploring a new option in women’s hormone replacement therapy

Exploring a new option in women’s hormone replacement therapy

If you’re like many women today who are in the early stages of menopause, you might feel a little lost. Years ago, as soon as a woman experienced her first hot flash, she headed straight to her gynecologist to talk about hormone replacement therapy (HRT), which involved using a prescribed,… Read more...
My Best Self: Sharon Croyle

My Best Self: Sharon Croyle

Before she became director of The Foundation and Volunteer Services at Emory-Adventist Hospital at Smyrna, Sharon Croyle’s early career was in banking, but she always belonged to some organization that was raising money for a good cause. She enjoyed seeing the result making a difference in people’s lives. After going… Read more...
Women’s Health Screenings

Women’s Health Screenings

Women's Health Screenings Information Onset of sexual activity to age 20 ❑    Breast exam❑    Pelvic exam❑    Gonorrhea and Chlamydia testing❑    HIV testing (also consider other STD testing depending on risk factors) Age 21-25 ❑    Breast exam❑    Pelvic exam❑    Pap test❑    Gonorrhea and Chlamydia testing❑    HIV and other STD testing if… Read more...
The Heart of Rock & Roll

The Heart of Rock & Roll

It was a Thursday morning in April 2009, and Kaedy Kiely was finishing up on the air at 97.1 The River. After playing some favorite classic rock hits for her loyal listeners, she knew that it was time to fill them in on what was going on in her life.… Read more...