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May 2024 Newsletter

Welcome May and welcome you!

I am so excited to welcome in this beautiful month here in sunny southern Florida and to welcome each of you to my table!

What to Anticipate

Pauline will be spotlighting upcoming live Zoom classes, self-paced pre-recorded classes, and live workshop and seminar events near you. In addition, each newsletter will include an article on nutrition for the family, general health information, recipes, a Bible verse, quips and tips, and fun facts to help you and your family become healthier through the power of nutrition!

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God’s Nourishment

When the enemy tried to tempt Jesus, Jesus responded by stating, “Man does not live by bread alone but by every word that comes from the mouth of God.” (Matthew 4:4)

We will be tempted, but how we respond to that temptation is our choice. By honoring God and keeping His word in our hearts we will be better equipped for those difficult moments! 

Ephesians 6:17 tells us we need to take the sword of the Spirit, which is the word of God – the only offensive weapon listed in the armor of God. With His word we will be able to say no to harmful influences and be the caretakers of our temples that we have been called to be.

Step Into Amazing

Looking for proactive care? Tired of health insurance waiting until you have developed a disease or condition before coverage will begin? Now is the time to sign up for upcoming online live Zoom classes!

Step into spring with a renewed vigor, fresh perspective, and a heart of loin knowing you already have all the strength you need.

May Live Online Classes

From Eden to Today – A Christian Journey through Vegetarianism: We will explore the roots of the vegetarian lifestyle and discuss the many different forms of vegetarianism. Learn about the health benefits of plant-based proteins and nutritional deficiency concerns.

Join Pauline on May 8th 6:00 – 7:30 p.m. EST live on Zoom! This 1.5-hour class is full of insight, freedom, and health, as she explains some of common misconceptions surrounding a plant-based lifestyle.

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Managing and Lower High Blood Pressure with Nutritional Guidance: 🌟 Unlock the Power of Faith and Nutrition! 🌟

Join Pauline for an enlightening seminar where faith, prayer, and nutrition converge to transform your health. Pauline will share insights on ways to lower sodium and saturated fats while increasing heart healthy foods. 

Join Pauline for this amazing one-hour Lunch and Learn seminar May 22nd 12:00 – 1:00 p.m. EST live on Zoom. Sign up today to learn how small changes may have a huge impact on overall health!

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Harvest of Abundance: Faith, Flavor, and the Mediterranean Diet We will walk the coastlines of the Mediterranean exploring the benefits of foods similar to the ancient grains Ruth gleaned in Boaz’s fields, oils Mary and Martha served Jesus and his disciples, and the inclusion of fish the young boy offered Jesus to feed the multitudes!

Join Pauline on May 23rd 6:00 – 7:30 p.m. EST live on Zoom for this exciting, informative, and provocative 1.5-hour, live Zoom class!

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On-Demand Courses

Unable to make it to a live, virtual class? No problem! Sign up for an on-demand class and have access for two weeks to the same exciting, informative, instructional, faith-based nutrition information.

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Recipe Corner: Hummus

Terry makes one thing, but boy does he make it well! In our solute to plant-based proteins Pauline shares hubby’s secret hummus recipe. 

Ingredients:

  • 2 15.5 oz cans chickpeas (Terry prefers Goya brand)
  • 2/3 cup tahini
  • 1/3 cup soybean oil
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 3 teaspoons minced garlic
  • 1 teaspoon cumin
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 10-14 ice cubes

Directions: Drian and rinse chickpeas. In food processor puree half of the chickpeas, 7 ice cubes, and remaining ingredients and puree until smooth. Add second can drained and rinsed chickpea and remaining ice cubes. Puree until smooth. 

Serve with sweet red peppers, carrots, cucumbers, cherry tomatoes, and warm nanna bread.

Quips & Tips

Olive oil, American Heart Association encourages this great monounsaturated fat for its overall health properties. It is known to aide in reducing inflammation, LDL-c (bad cholesterol) and contains rich antioxidants.

But did you know not all olive oils are created equal. 

When selecting this wonderful plant-based fat, it is important to keep in mind the intended use.

  • Extra virgin – less than 320∘ F
  • Virgin – low heat, 410∘ F
  • Light – 465∘ F
  • Pure – 468∘ F

Heating oil beyond the recommended temperature causes the oil to breakdown, produces a burnt flavor, and potentially releases free radicals. These radicals harm cells and destroy the oil’s health benefits.

Fun Facts About Honey

Here are some great fun facts about this delicious natural sugar.

Do not give to children under the age of 1 year

  • There are over 300 recognized types of honey
  • It is the oldest known wound healing agent
  • Contains all 9 essential amino acids
  • Honey is a simple sugar
  • 1 tablespoon contains 17 g of carbohydrates
  • Contains antioxidants
  • Natural cough suppressant
  • May reduce inflammation
  • May aide in reducing certain cancers
  • May reduce risk of heart disease

John the Baptist wasn’t the only one that enjoy a meal with great, raw honey! However, Pauline prefers to enjoy a fantastic baklava vs locusts as a delicious way to include honey!

Source: Samarghandian, S., Farkhondeh, T., & Samini, F. (2017, April). Honey and health: A review of recent clinical research. PubMed Central (PMC). https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5424551

Family Nutrition Tip

Make one night a week a meatless night. Black bean burritos is a quick and easy meal the whole family can help make together and is easy on the budget.  

½ cup of black beans contains one ounce of protein and zero saturated fat. In addition, 1 serving of black beans contains 6 grams of fiber, that’s 21% if the average adult’s daily value of fiber!


Let’s Gather Together This Month!

Let’s gather together, whether it’s through a virtual class, a live event at your location, Facebook, or Instagram, let’s stay connected!

Remember, there is always room at the time for one more! 

I would love to hear from you so don’t be shy!

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