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Falling Leaves Pasta

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By Elizabeth Szlek I always make this pasta in the fall, because the colors remind me of the beautiful falling leaves! Ingredients: 8 oz. penne rigate 1 bunch fresh broccoli, cut into florets Sea salt 1 bunch scallions, sliced thin Extra...

Doula Digest: There’s No Place Like Home

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By: Naomi Starsiak As I’m writing this, Central New York is having its first big snow of the winter. Piles of fat, fluffy snowflakes have covered everything and all I want to do is curl...

Taking The Bereaved Out of Parent

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By Dave Roberts For several years after my 18 -year- old daughter Jeannine’s death in March of 2003, I commonly identified myself as a bereaved parent. According to the late Robert Kastenbaum, author of Death,...

Immune Boost Pasta

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Lots of foods are immune boosters, but this dish is loaded with them! Garlic is antibiotic, and anchovies provide wonderful immune-system boosting Omega-3 oil. Swiss chard is loaded with vitamins and minerals! Ingredients: One bunch...

Can Vitamin C Cure Sepsis

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By Elizabeth Szlek, Wellness Counselor                         Just yesterday an article appeared in my email inbox concerning new work on treating the terrible condition of sepsis. If you are not familiar with the term sepsis,...

Working with Parents Whose Children Have Died

By: Dave Roberts: “The shoe that fits one person pinches another; there is no recipe for living that suits all cases.”-C.G. Jung Human service professionals will inevitably address grief and loss issues with individuals requesting services...

Going Keto!

By Elizabeth Szlek; Wellness Counselor I recently reread the book Life Without Bread, which was part of my Nutritional Therapy program curriculum. About five years have passed, and suddenly, I was transfixed by the idea...

Beet Salad

By Elizabeth Szlek, Wellness Counselor This salad is loaded with foods of high nutritional benefit. All of the ingredients will promote good health and even good digestion. You may not like beets, but your body...

The Eternal Heart By: Dave Roberts

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By Dave Roberts For the majority of my life, I never believed that our loved ones could survive death by communicating their continued existence to us. I tended to dismiss any phenomenon that couldn’t be...

Reflections About a Woman Named J

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By Dave Roberts   This piece is dedicated to a much maligned and misunderstood group of individuals, those whom have experienced challenges due to excessive alcohol and other drug abuse. I count them amongst my greatest...