salmon balls

Get Saucey with your Salmon

In need of a tasty appetizer for your next dinner party? These salmon meatballs with avocado sauce are packed with a little spice and a lot of flavor. Salmon is very helpful for joint inflammation. Only walnuts and flaxseed provide more omega-3 fatty acids than the standard serving of salmon. The benefits of salmon involve improved control…

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Needed for Nepal!

“Be thankful for the bad things in life for they open your eyes to the good things you weren’t paying attention to before.” -Unkown On April 25, 2015 a 7.8 magnitude earthquake struck Nepal killing over 7,700 individuals. An estimated eight million people were impacted by this earthquake. Some of the victims of this disaster were…

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Through the Eyes of Parkinson’s

As some of you may know, my grandmothers both suffer from Parkinson’s disease. This makes April a very meaningful month for our One Stitch at a Time campaign. The sad thing is that one out of every 100 people over the age of 60 is diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease. It can even be diagnosed as young…

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Stack It! Apple Greek Yogurt Pancakes

Maybe we can sleep in Make you banana…apple-Greek-yogurt-pancakes Pretend like it’s the weekend now. There are over 7,500 apple varieties grown throughout the world but only eight varieties represent 80 percent of the current US apple market. Apples are a whole food, meaning they contain a combination of nutrients that work together synergistically to create…

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Chocolate Date Power Bars

Ever since I was a kid, I have been a sucker for sweets. My mind was blown when I discovered this mouthwatering recipe. Dates are a great fruit that will satisfy any sweet tooth craving. These magnificent fruits grow on date palm trees in hot, dry climates. Dates are filled with potassium, keeping you invigorated with energy….

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Auction for Art!

More stitches for a good cause? You’ve got that right. Our fantastic web developers at Worksite LLC have decided to use our awesome products for an auction at their children’s school. These items will be auctioned off for Coonley Elementary in Chicago, IL. It is for the 2015 Spring Fling on April 18, 2015. The…

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Quinoa, Avocado Salad

Quinoa is an awesome dish packed with nutrients. It is technically a seed of a herbaceous plant, not a grain. It supplies a significant amount of protein, which is very rare for a food that is prepared like a grain. The protein is a complete protein, meaning that it contains the nine essential amino acids….