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Your guide to the Dec. 10 Radish Winter Wellness Festival
Wintertime is just around the corner, and so is the third annual Radish Winter Wellness Festival! It's a great way to start the season and end the year!
Presented by Genesis Physical Therapy and Wellness, Bettendorf, the festival will take place from 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 10, in a heated tent there, at 4017 Devils Glen Road., Bettendorf.
The event will offer an afternoon of local food, health, education, fun and more. More »
Stir it up: Learn to make soup with Greatest Grains
Next time you're at the grocery store, stock up on some of your favorite ingredients and whip up your own super soup to warm your body, fill your soul and leave some needed room in your wallet.
Greatest Grains co-owner Julie Martens will demonstrate how to make two soups at 2:30 p.m. at the Radish Winter Wellness Festival, on Saturday, Dec. 10.
She's bowled over by homemade soups — compared to store-bought —... More »
Shop local, eat local: QC Food Hub presents recipes, gift ideas
The holidays are just around the corner — and there's so much to be done! You've got to nail down recipe ideas, but also want to be conscious of where you're purchasing your ingredients. You need to buy gifts, but you're trying to keep your shopping local. All the while, you're also trying to ward off colds and all the other fun ailments that come with winter.
The Quad Cities Food Hub has your back. At the Radish... More »
Work first, exercise later
Most people believe that exercise in the morning is a great way to start the day, but there also could be a case for exercising after a hard day of mentally demanding work.
A new study by the University of Alabama at Birmingham says exercise may be the best way to curb an appetite after a long day at the office. Researchers found those who exercised after doing mental work or tasks ate fewer calories than those who remained sedentary.
UAB... More »
from the editor
Around Christmastime every year when I was growing up, my mom and I would bake cookies after my younger brother went to bed. Mom would flip through an old recipe box, digging out various index cards, some covered in my grandmother's loopy script, and others in that blotchy serif typewriter print.
I was just excited that I got to hang out with my mom and use a rolling pin for something other than Play-Doh. I'd wear my little pink... More »
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