Strawberry Benefits – Strawberry Fields Storytellers http://strawberryfieldsstorytellers.com/ Tue, 22 Nov 2022 14:33:06 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=5.9.3 https://strawberryfieldsstorytellers.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/06/icon-2.png Strawberry Benefits – Strawberry Fields Storytellers http://strawberryfieldsstorytellers.com/ 32 32 Here’s Where to Find the Best Plant-Based Dishes in Greater Boston https://strawberryfieldsstorytellers.com/heres-where-to-find-the-best-plant-based-dishes-in-greater-boston/ Tue, 22 Nov 2022 14:00:00 +0000 https://strawberryfieldsstorytellers.com/heres-where-to-find-the-best-plant-based-dishes-in-greater-boston/ readers say Boston.com readers have recommended 30 restaurants, including one offering a “dynamic” chickpea fritter pita sandwich. The Chickpea Fritter Sandwich is a popular item at Clover Food Lab. Photo courtesy of Clover Food Lab The movement to eat less meat in your diet has taken hold in Boston, with many restaurants offering plant-based dishes. […]]]>

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Boston.com readers have recommended 30 restaurants, including one offering a “dynamic” chickpea fritter pita sandwich.

The Chickpea Fritter Sandwich is a popular item at Clover Food Lab. Photo courtesy of Clover Food Lab

The movement to eat less meat in your diet has taken hold in Boston, with many restaurants offering plant-based dishes. There are a number of benefits to consuming fewer animal products, for environmental, health and ethical reasons. November being World Vegan Month, we wanted to find the vegan or plant-based dishes that Boston.com readers enjoy the most.

There has been global interest in plant-based diets, with WGBH reporting last January that the movement is “having a moment”, with more plant-based options available in grocery stores, restaurants and grocery chains. fast food. Ayr Muir, founder and CEO of Clover Food Lab, said he attributes the growth to increased awareness, as well as the availability of delicious food options.

“Have we made the kind of change that would benefit us all? Not yet,” Muir said. “We are quite far from that. But it’s a pretty powerful moment. It feels like there are a lot of changes happening, and a lot more people who are used to a meat and potato diet are eager to try different things and maybe learn about a vegetable they don’t know the name of.

There are several ways to follow a plant-based diet, which we’ve defined as emphasizing foods that come primarily from plants. This type of diet is the least restrictive, which means it does not necessarily eliminate the consumption of animal products. Vegetarian diets can be varied, but generally involve giving up meat, poultry, and fish, and may allow for the consumption of other animal products like dairy and eggs. A vegan diet consists of only plant-based foods and excludes eating anything that comes from animals.

We asked readers where they go for their favorite vegan or plant-based dishes, and received nearly 300 responses. Clover Food Lab was readers’ top pick, receiving 19% of the vote.

Below, find a reader-recommended guide to restaurants that offer the best plant-based dishes, including a full list and map of all the recommendations.

Readers share the best plant-based dishes in Greater Boston:

A 🏆 means a restaurant was in the top 5 in 2021 and 2022. Top restaurants are also scored for how each defines themselves as serving vegetarian (🌱), or vegan (🌱🌱) dishes.

  • PlantPub, Known for Vegan Bar Food, Expands to Fenway

  • Fast-casual vegan spot PLNT Burger opens its first location in Boston

5. Living Life 🏆 🌱

This “forward-thinking” chain of cafes offers vibrant meals, smoothies and juices aimed at restoring customers and nurturing their love of life. While the meals are all vegetarian, Anna Tou, vice president of marketing at Life Alive, said the restaurant aims to appeal to everyone, even meat eaters. Breakfast items, cereals, ramen, acai bowls, and cold-pressed juices are all on the menu. Readers said they come for the spicy peanut noodles and dishes like the Adventurer Bowl, which is served with beetroot, broccoli and kale. Tilda from Arlington said she loves the “Green Goddess Bowl – it has it all: green vegetables, warm lemon garlic brown rice, avocado and a delicious soy sauce dressing. Ginger tamari The presentation is delicious, eat in or take out This bowl makes me happy to be alive Life Alive received 8.4% of the vote.

Multiple locations

Healthy meals from Life Alive. – Photo courtesy of Life Alive Cafe.

4. Plant Galaxy 🏆 🌱

Classic American restaurant in Central Square, Veggie Galaxy, which collected 11% of the votes, revisits traditional comfort food: everything on the menu is vegetarian, and can even be made vegan (🌱🌱). Readers say they enjoy the waffles, while enjoying Reuben sandwiches and mac and cheese bites. The nachos and vegan mozzarella sticks were also recommended, as was the “Blue Plate Special,” which is currently a Moistmaker sandwich, made with leftovers from Thanksgiving. Mitch from Dorchester said: “I usually order the Great Galaxy Sandwich, the buffalo tenders and the club sandwich, not all at once (but maybe sometimes all at once). Veggie Galaxy has a way of making really indulgent, vegan meals: everything has a ton of flavor, [is] sometimes messy, and [is] affordable and accessible.

450 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge

3. Lulu Green 🌱🌱

Offering all-vegan culinary options, Lulu Green uses organic and fresh ingredients to produce pastries, breakfast and lunch dishes, and juices. They got 11.4% of the vote for their healthy offerings. Readers raved about the shawarma sandwich, made with seitan, pickled turnips and lemony tahini on a homemade pita. They also highlighted the avocado toast and yuca fries. Smoothies include the Namaste on Vacay, which has tropical flavors of coconut and Thai pineapple, and the Over Achiever, made with kale, spinach, mango, strawberry, and more. South Boston reader Brian S. said, “It’s all about brunch! They have the best “brunch sandwich”, cinnamon rolls, vegan omelette and espresso drinks with homemade syrups. The baristas also said the cocktails would be arriving soon. We love this place!”

246 W Broadway, Boston

A vegan wrap from Lulu Green. – Photo courtesy of Lulu Green

2. Real bistro 🏆 🌱🌱

An upmarket fine dining establishment in Somerville’s Teele Square, True Bistro, which won 18% of the vote, offers vegan cuisine inspired by different parts of the world. Chef and co-owner Stuart Reiter has lived abroad in many countries, and the cuisine draws inspiration from Africa, Latin America and parts of Europe, among others, according to general manager Carlos Camerana. While the menu changes frequently, Camarena said the black-eyed red peas and Thai red curry and rice cake are popular items. “Each person [working] at the restaurant is vegan,” he said. “It’s easier to work with these people, so we can all ‘save the planet’ and fight for animal rights. Even clients know about these ideas and they love it.

Lilly de Somerville said: “One of my favorites from the dinner menu is the crispy oyster mushroom appetizer – they are absolutely delicious and complement any main course. For brunch, I love ordering the tofu scramble and a scone for dessert to satisfy my sweet tooth (scones vary in flavor by month but consistently perfect). Something special about True Bistro is that there’s something on the menu for everyone, whether you’ve been vegan for decades or are new to the idea of ​​plant-based food. .

1153 Broadway, Somerville

Barley sugar beet salad with smoked feta at Vrai Bistro – Photo courtesy of True Bistro

1. Clover Food Lab 🏆 🌱

The Clover vegetarian empire has 15 restaurants in the Boston area, aiming to make customers dream of meatless dishes and hoping to one day be as big as McDonald’s, according to their website. Customers visit the ever-popular chickpea fritter, Brussels sprout sandwich, and sweet potato breakfast sandwich. The local chain, which got 19% of the vote, recently opened an Assembly Row location that boasts the company’s first-ever grocery store, selling products like hummus, coffee beans and meal boxes. Founder and CEO Ayr Muir told Boston.com that his hope is not necessarily to target people who are already vegetarian or vegan, but to reach out to meat eaters and encourage them to explore a different diet.

“Nine out of ten customers who eat at Clover are neither vegetarians nor vegans, they eat meat,” Muir said. “When I feed someone who is already vegan a Clover meal, I have zero impact on the environment because they wouldn’t be eating meat anyway. But if I feed someone who likes to eat meat, and they walk past a Chipotle or Sweetgreen and they don’t have chicken salad… I create a really big environmental impact. He added: “I think we’re going to get to a place in the future where I could offer a vegan-only menu and have the same stats, but today I don’t think that would be the case.”

South End reader Alyssa said: ‘The chickpea fritter pita sandwich is one of the only dishes I can repeat and never tire of. [of]. It’s vibrant, with different flavors of pickled vegetables, crispy donuts, creamy hummus and tahini. I couldn’t ask for more!”

Multiple locations

Honorable Mentions 🏅

Littleburg: This Somerville spot, which started as a pop-up, serves Mediterranean and vegan cuisine, inspired by flavors from Greece, Turkey, Morocco, Israel and beyond. Readers were clamoring for the gyros, made with seitan or oyster mushrooms and Portobello mushrooms, as well as the pide, a stuffed flatbread. 5 Sanborn Ct., Somerville 🌱🌱

Readers say: “Their yuba breakfast sandwich is the best sandwich I have ever eaten in my life. Period. The yuba is similar in texture to scrambled eggs, but with grilled char on top, then a thinly sliced ​​roast potato, some kind of heavenly creamy sauce, fresh herbs, and a homemade black sesame bun. You’ll want one every day. -Amory S., Quincy

taco party: A playful place serving meatless Mexican cuisine, including a creative selection of vegetarian tacos, this restaurant promises a good time. Try the jackfruit taco tinga, topped with avocado and chipotle mayo, or the tempeh chimichurri, topped with cashew cream. 711 Broadway, Somerville vegan 🌱🌱

Readers say: “If you’re looking for an affordable plant-based meal, I can’t recommend this place highly enough. The cashew cheese on their nachos is creamy and fabulous; I highly recommend you try them the first time you visit. For tacos, my favorite is their crispy fried tofu and al pastor lentil tacos. – Britani H.

All the best places to get a plant-based dish, according to Boston.com readers:

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What should you order at the bar? Not those drinks! https://strawberryfieldsstorytellers.com/what-should-you-order-at-the-bar-not-those-drinks/ Thu, 17 Nov 2022 18:15:22 +0000 https://strawberryfieldsstorytellers.com/what-should-you-order-at-the-bar-not-those-drinks/ When you’re starting out as a 21-year-old, it can be difficult to know what to order at a bar. I once ordered a jack-cola and didn’t even drink a soda. I just panicked. After all these fraternal evenings left you no choice for your drinks! You drank what they had. Which is kind of terrifying […]]]>

When you’re starting out as a 21-year-old, it can be difficult to know what to order at a bar. I once ordered a jack-cola and didn’t even drink a soda. I just panicked. After all these fraternal evenings left you no choice for your drinks! You drank what they had. Which is kind of terrifying to think about now. But if you see a bartender rolling his eyes or letting out a big sigh, it’s possible you ordered something he hates to do. Maybe the drink is too complicated or maybe boring. Eat This, Not That spoke to bartenders across the United States to find out which cocktails they hate making the most:

These drinks are:

  • bloody mary
  • pina colada
  • Mojito Ramos
  • Gin Fizz
  • dirty vodka martini
  • Tequila Sunrise
  • Whiskey Sour
  • chocolate martini
  • Espresso coffee drinks
  • a white Russian
  • Fine drinks at a dive bar
  • Guinness ordered last (must be ordered first as you have to pour slowly)

Obviously, if it’s on the menu or in the appropriate place (i.e. a Bloody Mary at a brunch or a Pina Colada at an island resort), then that’s different. Which of these drinks do you order at a bar? How often do you go to bars?

10 fun vodka cocktails to try that aren’t a vodka soda

Happy National Vodka Day! It’s October 4th and today we celebrate the brand of alcohol we know and love today. Generally, if I order a cocktail, I choose something with vodka. And that 9 times out of 10 it will be a vodka soda with a lime. Specifically a Titos soda with a lime. I’m a creature of habit and I know what I like. Part of it is because I just can’t drink sugary drinks like I once could (and still love to). And also for the low-calorie benefits of the drink. But while I’m stuck in my rut and you probably are too, there are so many great vodka cocktails you can try!

So I went to the go-to source for all information — TikTok — to help find other different *fun* vodka cocktails to try. Most of them are advertised as home-made, but almost all of them can also be ordered at your standard bar. Some are sweet, but I kept in mind that not everyone likes that too. I think the first or last of these drinks is what I would choose to try first. Long live National Vodka Day!

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Superfoods That Improve Insulin Sensitivity https://strawberryfieldsstorytellers.com/superfoods-that-improve-insulin-sensitivity/ Mon, 14 Nov 2022 05:23:02 +0000 https://strawberryfieldsstorytellers.com/superfoods-that-improve-insulin-sensitivity/ Diabetes Day 2022: Certain foods can help manage insulin sensitivity The sensitivity of your cells to insulin is called insulin sensitivity. You can decrease insulin resistance and your chances of developing several diseases, including diabetes, by improving it. An important hormone that regulates blood sugar is insulin. It is produced in your pancreas and helps […]]]>

Diabetes Day 2022: Certain foods can help manage insulin sensitivity

The sensitivity of your cells to insulin is called insulin sensitivity. You can decrease insulin resistance and your chances of developing several diseases, including diabetes, by improving it.

An important hormone that regulates blood sugar is insulin. It is produced in your pancreas and helps transfer blood sugar to cells for storage. When cells don’t have the ability to use insulin properly, your blood sugar rises.

Your pancreas produces more insulin when it detects high blood sugar in order to overcome insulin resistance and lower your blood sugar. This is a typical complication of type 2 diabetes, the progressive loss of insulin-producing cells in the pancreas. In addition, long-term high blood sugar can damage organs and nerves.

Certain foods have been proven to help manage insulin sensitivity. Superfoods in particular are known for their many benefits on our body. In this article, we list superfoods that have been linked to improving insulin sensitivity.

World Diabetes Day 2022: Foods That Help Improve Insulin Sensitivity

1. Green tea

Practitioners of nutrients like green tea and yerba mate improve insulin signaling to lean tissue cells, reducing the likelihood of energy being stored as body fat. For example, glucose and insulin levels are lower when green tea is added to bread than when you just eat bread.

2. Cinnamon

In order to control blood sugar, less insulin needs to be produced by the pancreas when using cinnamon and other spices like fenugreek and turmeric. Cinnamon is a fantastic spice to add to carbohydrate-rich dishes like sweet potatoes or oatmeal because it makes it easier for glucose to enter cells where it can be used for energy.

3. Oily fish

Omega-3 fatty acids EPA and DHA, found in salmon and other fatty fish like mackerel, improve cell health and facilitate the connection of insulin to receptors. This indicates that less insulin needs to be produced by the pancreas in order to keep blood sugar within a safe range.

4. Blueberries

The abundance of bioactive antioxidants in blueberries enhance insulin action, possibly by reducing levels of inflammatory markers. Various other berries such as strawberries, raspberries, etc. can also be beneficial and can also be a much healthier dessert option.

5. Green leafy vegetables

The antioxidant content of leafy greens, including kale, cabbage, arugula, and chard, is comparable to that of blueberries, which will reduce the glycemic response to higher carbohydrate meals. Particularly effective and well known as diabetic rainbow chard. Every meal should include a serving of leafy greens to increase insulin sensitivity and reduce your risk of developing diabetes.

6. Vinegar

Due to the improved pancreatic function caused by the vinegar, consuming carbohydrates causes your body to release less insulin. This is helpful because the pancreas tends to release too much insulin when you eat high glycemic carbohydrates like bread, cookies, or fruit juice, which is linked to inflammation and blood sugar abnormalities.

Add these foods to your daily diet if you are prone to diabetes or want to improve your insulin sensitivity.

Disclaimer: This content, including advice, provides generic information only. It does not in any way replace qualified medical advice. Always consult a specialist or your own doctor for more information. NDTV does not claim any responsibility for this information.

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Best Vitamins for Women 2022: Essential Nutrients for Complete Nutrition https://strawberryfieldsstorytellers.com/best-vitamins-for-women-2022-essential-nutrients-for-complete-nutrition/ Tue, 08 Nov 2022 08:55:37 +0000 https://strawberryfieldsstorytellers.com/best-vitamins-for-women-2022-essential-nutrients-for-complete-nutrition/ In an ideal world, we would get all the vitamins and minerals our bodies need from three healthy meals a day. In reality, however, there are myriad reasons why our vitamin quota might be insufficient. Fortunately, there is a range of vitamin supplements for women that are designed to fill these gaps, ensuring that our […]]]>

In an ideal world, we would get all the vitamins and minerals our bodies need from three healthy meals a day. In reality, however, there are myriad reasons why our vitamin quota might be insufficient. Fortunately, there is a range of vitamin supplements for women that are designed to fill these gaps, ensuring that our bodies perform at their best, even if we don’t always eat a balanced diet.

Some key nutrients are especially essential for women, including folate, vitamin D, calcium, and more. Also, as women age and hormone levels fluctuate more and more, our body’s need for these vitamins increases. You may think it’s enough to go for the cheapest multivitamin on the market, but that won’t optimize your health. Instead, with the help of your doctor, examine your diet and determine which vitamins your body needs most and which you can forego.

Below, you’ll find the most important vitamins for women’s health, and before we reveal our top pick for the best vitamins for women, you can read how to choose the best vitamins for you.

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Best vitamins for women: at a glance


How to choose the best vitamins for women

Which vitamins are most important for women?

There are certain nutrients that women need to stay healthy at all stages of life, and especially as they get older. They understand:

Calcium – This mineral is important for strong teeth and bones throughout our lives, but especially for women as they age. Calcium is essential to prevent bone loss, which increases the risk of bone fractures and osteoporosis, following menopause.

Vitamin B – There are more than half a dozen B vitamins, including B1, B2, B3, folate and B12. Vitamin B plays a number of roles in your health, including energy production and healthy skin and hair. Folate is especially important for pregnant women because it can help reduce the risk of birth defects.

Vitamin D – Similar to calcium, vitamin D contributes to healthy bones and teeth. Known as the sunshine vitamin, it is important to supplement at least during the winter, when the sun is not strong enough to provide adequate levels of vitamin D.

Vitamin C – This antioxidant is necessary for tissue growth and repair. It also plays a role in the production of collagen, which is integral to maintaining healthy skin, cartilage, blood vessels and more. It helps the body heal wounds and absorb iron.

Omega 3 – This unsaturated fat is good for the health of the heart and blood vessels. It helps prevent heart disease and develop the baby’s nervous system during pregnancy. It is also associated with brain, eye, bone, skin and joint health.

Other Considerations

Besides your diet, there are other factors that will determine which supplements you may need. Certain vitamins may be recommended to help with health problems (for example, ingesting vitamin C when you have a cold). If you are on your period, pregnant or over a certain age, you will have specific nutritional needs. A blood test is the best way to determine which vitamins and minerals your body may be lacking.

READ NEXT: The best prenatal vitamins

Best Vitamins for Women to Buy in 2022

1. Centrum Women Multivitamin: Best Overall Multivitamin for Women

Price: £7.49 | Shop now at Boots

Centrum is one of the most popular and well-known vitamin brands in the world. This particular multivitamin is designed for adult women under 50 and contains 24 essential nutrients, including higher levels of vitamin D.

Many of these 24 nutrients specifically target areas where women might need a boost. Vitamins B6, B12 and iron can reduce fatigue, while the latter also contributes to cognitive functions. Vitamin C supports the immune system, while biotin, zinc and selenium improve skin, hair and nails.

Centrum Women Multivitamin supplements are designed to be easy to swallow, making them ideal for those struggling in this area, and they are gluten, nut and wheat free – although they do contain gelatin and are therefore not not vegan. . Take one tablet daily, preferably with food, to help fill in any nutritional gaps in your diet.

Key Details – Type: Tablet; Provide: 30 days; Vegan: Nope; Gluten free: Yes

Shop now at Boots


2. Vegan Vitality Multivitamins & Minerals: Best vegan multivitamin for women

Price: £17 | Buy now on Amazon

It may come as a surprise that many vitamins on the market contain animal products. It might be in the form of gelatin, lanolin, or other sneaky ingredients — but these multivitamin tablets are completely free of animal products. They are also free of gluten, lactose, wheat, soy, GMOs, sugar, eggs and nuts. All in all, they are a safe choice for most women.

The main vitamins in this supplement include B12, D3, and iron. They also contain K2, which promotes bone and heart health, and zinc, which helps with immune system and metabolism function. Selenium also supports metabolism, while iodine helps thyroid function.

One bottle contains enough tablets to last you half the year, making these supplements an economical choice. Vegan Vitality is a UK based company that independently tests its products to ensure the highest quality. These tablets are designed specifically for vegans, but are suitable for everyone.

Key Details – Type: Tablet; Provide: 180 days; Vegan: Yes; Gluten free: Yes


3. Wellwoman 50+: The best vitamin for women over 50

Price: £11 | Shop now at Boots

As mentioned earlier, your body’s need for vitamins and minerals changes with age. Women over 50 have an increased need for calcium and vitamin D, as the latter helps the body absorb calcium. B vitamins 6 and 12 are also important for the proper functioning of the brain, nerves and blood vessels.

This Wellwoman 50+ supplement offers a good range of nutrients including B vitamins for a healthy heart, magnesium for good energy release from food, pantothenic acid (also known as vitamin B5) to help the body produce energy and iron to reduce tiredness and fatigue.

Suitable for vegetarians – although not vegan or gluten-free – this supplement is also a good option for women going through menopause, helping these women maintain a healthy, active lifestyle even as their bodies change.

Key Details – Type: Tablet; Provide: 30 days; Vegan: Nope; Gluten free: Nope


4. Bassetts Vitamins in Pregnancy: Best Vitamins for Pregnant Women

Price: £14 | Shop now at Boots

When you’re pregnant, it’s not just your nutritional needs that you need to worry about, but those of your baby as well. Your body is going through a number of changes that will cause your dietary needs to change – and the baby has their own needs. This is the reason why vitamin supplements are often recommended for women during pregnancy.

This multivitamin from Bassetts includes folic acid for tissue growth throughout pregnancy, as well as iron and B12 to help improve energy levels. Vitamin B6 contributes to healthy cognitive function, while vitamin D plays a huge role in maintaining healthy teeth, the immune system and muscle function, as well as helping to absorb calcium. Vitamin D also helps build your baby’s bones, and omega-3 fatty acids and iodine are both important for brain development.

Arriving in the form of a chewable, strawberry and orange lozenge, this could be a great choice for women who find it difficult to take tablets and are already dealing with pregnancy-related issues such than morning sickness. It has no added sugar and uses natural colors and flavors.

Key Details – Type: Pellet; Provide: 30 days; Vegan: Nope; Gluten free: Yes


5. WeightWorld Omega-3 Fish Oil: Best Vitamin for Women’s Heart Health

Price: £22 | Buy now on Amazon

This Harvard article claims that omega-3 fatty acids make “an essential contribution” to our health. Our body cannot manufacture these fats on its own, so we must obtain them from external sources. The best source is fatty fish, such as salmon and mackerel, but not everyone will include servings of seafood in their diet every week.

Also noting that omega-3 fatty acids have been shown to help prevent heart attacks and strokes, the article also references the role of omega-3s in helping conditions such as lupus. , rheumatoid arthritis, eczema and more. Studies indicate that it may also help with depression, period pain, and ADHD, among other concerns.

As such, adding two WeightWorld Omega-3 capsules to your day is likely to have a significant long-term benefit to your overall health. The capsules are gluten and dairy free and the fish oil is of natural origin. And for those worried about having to go through their day with the threat of a fishy aftertaste, that was no problem.

Key Details – Type: Capsule; Provide: 120 days ; Vegan: Nope; Gluten free: Yes

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Want to explore Pendleton Heights? Get started with this beginner’s guide to the neighborhood | KCUR 89.3 https://strawberryfieldsstorytellers.com/want-to-explore-pendleton-heights-get-started-with-this-beginners-guide-to-the-neighborhood-kcur-89-3/ Sat, 05 Nov 2022 10:00:00 +0000 https://strawberryfieldsstorytellers.com/want-to-explore-pendleton-heights-get-started-with-this-beginners-guide-to-the-neighborhood-kcur-89-3/ After Quality Hill – the historic district located on 200-foot-tall bluffs overlooking West Bottoms – Pendleton Heights is Kansas City’s second-oldest residential neighborhood. If you’ve spent a lot of time there, you know that the area is full of Victorian homes, notable landmarks, community parks and gardens, not to mention various dining options and markets. […]]]>

After Quality Hill – the historic district located on 200-foot-tall bluffs overlooking West Bottoms – Pendleton Heights is Kansas City’s second-oldest residential neighborhood.

If you’ve spent a lot of time there, you know that the area is full of Victorian homes, notable landmarks, community parks and gardens, not to mention various dining options and markets.

Geographically, Pendleton Heights is bordered by Independence Avenue to the south, Chestnut Trafficway to the east, and The Paseo to the west. The north side is on bluffs, with East Bottoms and the Missouri River below. On a clear day, from the top of these cliffs, you can clearly see Kansas City, Kansas.

Here we have also included points of interest in the Scarritt Renaissance neighborhood, located just east of Pendleton Heights. As you follow Independence Avenue through the two historic neighborhoods, drift a bit north and discover thoroughfares such as Gladstone Boulevard, Cliff Drive, and St. John Avenue.

Kansas City Museum

Museum director Anna Marie Tutera greets revelers at the 2021 Derby Party at the Kansas City Museum. The grand reopening celebration was hosted by the Kansas City Museum Foundation to benefit the Kansas City Museum.

An impressive four-story, 70-bedroom mansion at the northern end of Scarritt Renaissance, Kansas City Museum reopened in 2021 after a seven-year renovation. A Beaux-Arts style mansion, the building was built by lumber baron Robert A. Long in 1910 for $1 million – the equivalent of $29.1 million today – and named Corinthian Hall.

After his death in 1934, Long’s daughters emptied the mansion of its furniture and opened it to the public as a history and science museum, then as a natural history museum, with fossils, rocks, minerals, a 50-seat planetarium and a cooler. cream parlor.

Today the museum is owned and operated by Kansas City Parks & Recreation. It still features an ice cream parlor, as well as curated exhibits to “engage visitors in unfolding stories about Kansas City’s vibrant history, cultural heritage, and pride.”

The museum also hosts a number of annual events, guided tours, house concerts and more. Find out about upcoming museum events here.

Coffee PH

A shot of the brick and glass exterior of PH Coffee, a coffee shop in the Pendleton Heights neighborhood of Kansas City. "Coffee PH" is spelled out with each letter in a pane.

In addition to single-origin espresso and matcha drinks, PH Coffee in Pendleton Heights serves canned cocktails and local beers, as well as vegan scones, breakfast burritos, and sandwiches.

If you’re looking for a new place to work or study – or just like to roam the neighborhoods in search of the best cup of coffee – a visit to Coffee PH may be in your future. The surroundings are charming and industrial: stools lined up along a giant window bar, exposed brickwork, and a bright tiled ceiling.

In addition to single-origin espresso and matcha drinks, the cafe serves canned cocktails and local beers, as well as vegan scones, burritos, and breakfast sandwiches.

PH is all about community events, regularly hosting pop-ups with other local small businesses as well as chef watch parties, with the game played on a projector screen. There’s even a dedicated spot inside with craft supplies for kids.

If you’re looking for a reason to visit soon, PH Coffee is teaming up with the Strawberry Swing for a Halloween pop-up on Saturday, October 29 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Cliff Drive Scenic Drive

Cliff Drive Fall Foliage

Fall foliage along Cliff Drive, Kansas City, Missouri.

Located in George E. Kessler Park – a 300-acre green space named after the famous urban planner and landscape architect – Cliff Drive is one of Kansas City’s best-kept recreation secrets. The scenic route is just over four miles long, stretching from Paseo and Independence Avenue to Indian Mound on Gladstone Boulevard.

According to Kansas City Parks & Recreation, Cliff Drive “preserves natural features unique to this part of the Missouri River Valley, including limestone cliffs, natural vegetation, and wildlife, particularly unusual because they are located immediately adjacent to the center- city ​​in a highly urbanized environment. ”

Not only can you walk, ride or hike among the towering cliffs and mature forests, but you can also rock climb in the Cliff Drive sport climbing area, play disc golf near a reservoir abandoned or take photos of the Kessler waterfall, officially known as Carl Dicapo. Fountain. Cliff Drive is currently closed to motor vehicles daily.

San Antonio Market

A close up of three tacos

Part specialty grocery store, part cafeteria, the San Antonio Market offers traditional Mexican ingredients, as well as fresh fruits, vegetables, meats and fish.

There are a ton of great carnicerias, or butcher shops and tortillerias in historic northeast Kansas City — and in Kansas City, Kansas — but this one on Independence Avenue is special.

Half specialty grocery store, half cafeteria, San Antonio Market stocks traditional Mexican ingredients, as well as fresh fruits, vegetables, meat and fish. Making tamales and need fresh masa? They got it. Huge flour tortillas? Check. Dried chillies hard to find? Sure.

But the crown jewel? The cafeteria, and its revolving spit of al pastor. Originating in the central Mexican region of Puebla, al pastor is a boneless pork shoulder that has been stacked and spit-roasted on an upright roasting pan called a trompo. It is then sliced ​​and served in a corn tortilla.

In San Antonio, look for the little cart with condiments like spicy red salsa, salsa verde, chopped onions, lime, and cilantro.

Scarritt Point and the Colonnade

The Kansas City Colonnade Monument

Missouri Valley Special Collections, Kansas City Public Library

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This 1912 postcard depicts the historic Kansas City landmark known as the Colonnade, which was built in 1908 and designed by Henry Wright.

A row of antiquated houses is north of the Kansas City Museum, one at 3400 Norledge Avenue. Built of limestone in 1899, it housed the daughter of Nathan Scarritt, a Methodist minister who owned much of the Scarritt Renaissance property in the mid-1800s. Near the house is Scarritt Pointwhere Scarritt’s log cabin once stood.

Following Gladstone Boulevard south toward St. John Avenue, you will come across a historic landmark known as the The Colonnade. It was built in 1908 and designed by Henry Wright, an urban planner who wanted to map communities around “largely undeveloped, wild or agricultural land surrounding or adjoining urban areas”.

These spaces were known as the Garden Cities and may have inspired current plans for the South Loop Park project, which would cover a stretch of Interstate 670 from Wyandotte Street to Grand Boulevard with trees and grass.

As for the Colonnade, the structure was built in the Beaux-Arts style of architecture, known for its special emphasis on symmetry, classical detailing, stonework, statues and fountains and the long corridors supported by arches or arches.

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Dr Phil https://strawberryfieldsstorytellers.com/dr-phil/ Sun, 30 Oct 2022 21:56:39 +0000 https://strawberryfieldsstorytellers.com/dr-phil/ Dr. Phil and Dr. Oz have been making headlines everywhere with what they recently announced in an exclusive interview. And while America applauds their creation, the pharmaceutical industry digs for a lawsuit. The renowned doctors have announced that a project they’ve been working on for years has finally come to fruition, and its users couldn’t […]]]>

Dr. Phil and Dr. Oz have been making headlines everywhere with what they recently announced in an exclusive interview. And while America applauds their creation, the pharmaceutical industry digs for a lawsuit.

The renowned doctors have announced that a project they’ve been working on for years has finally come to fruition, and its users couldn’t be more excited about it. Here is what Dr. Oz said:

“Most people have by now heard of the cannabinoid oil, commonly referred to as CBD. However, not everyone knows how it works. Some older men and women see CBD as having hallucinogenic effects like ‘pot’ or “grass”. This causes a negative stigma. CBD actually contains no THC, which means that there is absolutely no hallucinogenic effect. This is completely different. But there was still a problem with the CBD on the market…

Although current companies sell CBD, the type of CBD is not potent enough to have real life-changing results. Dr. Phil and I hired a team of 10 reputable doctors and scientists to find a solution to this problem. And what they found was 10 times better than we had imagined.”

“CBD is by far the most health-conscious solution for older men and women” -Dr Sanjay Gupta

After Dr. Oz and Dr. Phil’s announcement, they received calls from Pfizer (Advil) and Johnson & Johnson (Tylenol) offering to immediately buy out their new technology. Dr. Phil immediately fired back, “Dr. Oz and I plan to provide our product to all of America’s elderly men and women, so that they can live a better life free from the use of harmful drugs that are sold to the public. If this occurs at the fall of ‘a big name pharmaceutical company, so be it!’

  1. Hunger

1. Hunger

You are tired of being hungry all the time. So you rebel.

Foods that can make you hungry

2. Cravings
You constantly crave certain tastes like salty, sweet or sour. So you rebel.

3. Feeling of restriction
You feel like you can’t eat out, go anywhere, or do anything because you’re on a diet. Plus, you’re so panicked about what you can and can’t eat and when you should or shouldn’t eat it that your focus on food becomes voracious. So you rebel.

How to splurge without derailing your weight loss

4. Impracticality and Expenses
Between your job, kids, stress, and life, you feel like you can’t do it all and stick to a diet, especially one that’s overly complicated, expensive, and requires you to count calories or nutritional values. So you rebel.

5. Boredom
You are tired of eating the same foods day after day. So you rebel.

How to Curb Emotional or Habitual Overeating

6. Temptations
Because your environment is not foolproof, you are overwhelmed with your desire for tempting food all around you. So you rebel.

7. Inconsistent results and plateaus
You get discouraged because the weight loss is not consistent. Or you lose weight for a while, but your progress comes to a screeching halt. So you rebel. Now that’s a lot of rebellion! I knew if you and I were going to get along, then I had to solve these seven problems for you. I had to devise a plan that wouldn’t be sabotaged by these seven flaws that have kept many other people from reaching their weight loss goals. And that’s exactly what this diet is designed to do. I knew that if you were going to be successful, this regime had to find solutions to these seven “rebellion triggers” so that your experience would include:

So while these companies were on the cutting edge, the new product was busy flying off the shelves. It sold out within 15 minutes of launching online and it seems the country never tires of the benefits and results.

The revolutionary product that the doctors produced is called . Their team of hand-picked doctors and scientists have spent the past four years developing a product that has already proven to be an incredible healer for any elderly person with even mild pain or anxiety.

One of the most reputable magazines for doctors, the Journal of the American Medical Associationeven said:

“Users of experience results that were previously only possible with prescription drugs. It’s obviously a much cheaper and safer alternative and because of that, pharmaceutical companies have a harder time getting patients to use their prescriptions.

From there, the reviews started piling up. Older men and women who have tried the product were so amazed at the results they saw in the first two weeks that they didn’t blink twice when we followed up to get More details. Here are a few :

Dr. Phil’s new line was a huge hit among its users who got to try the initial launch of .

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Erik and Claudia Johnson

“My wife and I struggled with symptoms of anxiety and depression. We tried everything. We decided to reach out and got a sample of and the product is a miracle worker. We couldn’t be happier!

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“I decided to submit my review because I have NEVER found anything that works as well as . I thought the intense pains of old age were inevitable, but after only a few days of use, I regained all my energy!”

What’s the secret ! ?

The power of can be attributed to its method of extracting the hemp plant. The patented technology used by the team of doctors and scientists who formulated the unique blend extracts a higher concentration of the active ingredient, cannabidiol.

has been found to have a positive impact on key body functions including – neurological, physical and psychological.

This includes, but is not limited to:

  • Reduces chronic pain
  • Supports joint health
  • Reduces anxiety
  • Reduces headaches
  • Reduces blood sugar
  • Supports cognitive health
  • Antioxidant support

In the most-watched episode of Dr. Oz of 2019, he decided to offer the public and even sent samples to her celebrity clientele. Since, has cultivated a huge following that regularly reorders products.

Dr. Phil’s new line was a huge hit among the Hollywood elite who got to try the initial launch of .

Sam Elliot

“The absolute REMEDY for sore muscles on the red carpet. This miracle makes a long night out or a long day so much more fun. Every night I use I wake up and have more energy than ever. I can not believe.

Garth Brooks

“It’s hard to believe, but all my chronic pain is gone! After a few weeks of use I was able to stop taking over-the-counter and prescription medications.


Dr. Phil has a special offer just for you!

Whereas sells everywhere, Dr. Phil didn’t want our readers to miss out on enjoying the benefits of for themselves.

In order to further market the product, Dr. Phil is offering our lucky readers an exclusive chance to try free! While everywhere else online is completely out of stock, Dr. Phil has reserved a limited amount of . No need to rush to the stores or wait in line. You can order your free sample of the supplement now from the comfort of your own home. The only thing you will have to pay is the discounted shipping rate, which is less than $6!

If you want to finally free yourself from aches and pains while promoting a much happier mood, be sure to use every day. This product is designed to give you amazing results.

Due to the high demand for Dr. Phil’s offer is limited, so you’ll need to act fast to take advantage of it!

Image result for dr phil“I personally guarantee that my product will work for you, just as it has for 90% of customers who have used it in their daily routine so far” – Dr. Phil

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Eating Mushrooms, Cutting Down on Meat and Using the Microwave: The Best Diet for You and the Planet | Health & well-being https://strawberryfieldsstorytellers.com/eating-mushrooms-cutting-down-on-meat-and-using-the-microwave-the-best-diet-for-you-and-the-planet-health-well-being/ Fri, 28 Oct 2022 10:12:00 +0000 https://strawberryfieldsstorytellers.com/eating-mushrooms-cutting-down-on-meat-and-using-the-microwave-the-best-diet-for-you-and-the-planet-health-well-being/ Less meat, more plants The easiest way to reduce your personal carbon footprint is to go vegan. Growing beef requires up to 100 times more land than growing peas or soybeans to produce the same amount of protein. I’ve reduced my meat intake to local organic grass-fed red meat or a rotisserie chicken as an […]]]>

Less meat, more plants

The easiest way to reduce your personal carbon footprint is to go vegan. Growing beef requires up to 100 times more land than growing peas or soybeans to produce the same amount of protein. I’ve reduced my meat intake to local organic grass-fed red meat or a rotisserie chicken as an occasional treat once or twice a month. It allows me to enjoy meat as part of my diet on a more sustainable level.

Studies have shown no difference in gut health between vegans, vegetarians and occasional meat eaters. The most important dietary factor we found for better gut health was the number of different plants we eat each week, with 30 per week being the optimal number.

That might sound like a lot until you realize it also includes mushrooms, spices, nuts, seeds, herbs, and legumes. The simple act of using a sofrito base of onions, garlic, olive oil and carrots when cooking, and adding mixed beans or lentils to your pasta sauce or mix spices to your cooking, or sprinkling a mixture of nuts and seeds on your yogurt, can quickly boost this. Number.

Ditch Ultra-Processed Meat Substitutes

Unfortunately, many vegans are overly dependent on ultra-processed foods high in salt and fat that are bad for us and the environment (some produced in large, energy-intensive factories). New production methods, such as cell-grown ‘meat’, ‘fish’ and even ‘cheese’ are on the horizon and are likely to be more environmentally friendly.

Brands like Symplicity (which currently stock restaurants nationwide and will soon be available to consumers) use large-scale vats to ferment organic vegetables without artificial additives, making “meatballs” and “burgers” that benefit our gut microbiome and with almost zero waste.

Choose legumes over animal protein

We care too much about protein. It’s the legumes, beans, and lentils that help the centuries-old populations of certain cultures survive the rest of us. This is due to their high fiber, protein, mineral and polyphenol content (polyphenols are the plant chemicals that help our gut microbes).

We need iron and iodine, zinc and vitamin B-12 to be healthy, but most of us can easily get them from eggs, clams or mussels and chicken – the most durable farmed animal products – once a week.

In 2017, I visited the Hadza people in Tanzania and noticeably improved the diversity of my gut microbiome in just three days by eating all the plants and seeds, fruits and nuts they eat in a week – along with a few porcupines.

Go organic, even a little

Herbicides were generally considered safe before we realized the importance of microbes, both to the soil, our guts and our immune system. Our own data has shown the power of a healthy diet and microbiome to protect against serious disease.

Pesticides and herbicides are designed to disrupt natural ecosystems, reduce biodiversity and degrade our soils, impacting our aquatic life and insect survival. We ingest these chemicals in small amounts each day and they are difficult to avoid, especially with plant-based diets.

While it is beneficial to only buy organic food whenever possible, the current level of organic farming is insufficient to produce enough food for all of us. And that’s not to mention the price difference. Buy local, seasonal ingredients that stay fresh longer. Certain foods are worth prioritizing: I always buy organic strawberries, oats, spinach, and apples, as the non-organic varieties tend to have the highest levels of herbicides.

Cook smarter (and use the microwave)

We can reduce cooking fuel consumption and preserving beneficial chemicals in food by harnessing the power of microbes to ferment and preserve vegetable scraps.

Kimchi, for example, uses cabbage, greens, garlic and chili peppers, while heating food in the microwave saves energy while generally maintaining nutrient content. I now microwave a whole potato instead of cooking it, and I also steam spinach in the microwave. I make vegetable soups, ferment leftover vegetables (like sauerkraut or beetroot), eat the tough outer leaves of cauliflower, and freeze soft fruit.

The fish was overrated

Fish science has changed and it is now clear that the health benefits of fish and omega-3 fatty acids have been overstated. Studies of omega-3 supplements show no clinical benefit unless you’re pregnant or recently had a heart attack, and fish is less beneficial for the heart than we thought. Additionally, most of the fish we eat in the UK today, including salmon and trout, comes from unsustainable fish farms.

Use a local fishmonger or supermarket fish counter that you trust and who can ask questions. Mussels and clams are healthy, largely sustainable and very tasty.

The dairy dilemma

Dairy products are a massive cause of global warming, and their health benefits, such as improved calcium intake and stronger bones, have been overstated. There are many better sources of calcium, for example sesame seeds and tahini, dark green leafy vegetables and calcium tofu. Although dairy alternatives are overall better for greenhouse gas emissions, they can cause other problems; the excessive amount of water used to create almond milk and its harmfulness to bees, for example. Others, like soy and oat milks, can be heavily processed.

Personally, the only milk I haven’t given up is fermented milk, called kefir, which I make myself and have a little shot every day for my gut microbiome.

Make it personal

The fact is, there is no one diet that works for all of us. But the burgeoning field of personalized nutrition (led by companies like ZOE, which I co-founded) suggests that by predicting which foods are best for our bodies, we can reduce sugar and fat spikes in our blood and improve our gut health. We can feel better, have more energy and be less hungry, all without talking about calories.

But as we wait for technology, including apps, home tests and continuous glucose monitors to help us eat healthier, we can make positive changes by following the broad approaches outlined here. During this time, listen to your body and eat more of what makes you feel good.

Give yourself a break

No one is perfect, and the enjoyment of eating and the social interaction that comes with it can be as important as environmental and health considerations. Even small positive changes can go a long way.

Food for Life by Tim Spector is published by Vintage (£20). To support the Guardian order your copy for £17.40 at guardianbookshop.com. Join the ZOE app waitlist at joinzoe.com

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How Emirates is bolstering its vegan dining offering https://strawberryfieldsstorytellers.com/how-emirates-is-bolstering-its-vegan-dining-offering/ Mon, 24 Oct 2022 17:01:00 +0000 https://strawberryfieldsstorytellers.com/how-emirates-is-bolstering-its-vegan-dining-offering/ While many airlines still insist on serving options such as well-documented environmentally unsustainable beef, many have also listened to the plea from passengers who are unwilling to compromise on their ethical and eco-friendly food choices. environment during their journey. One such airline is Emirates, which has just announced that it is issuing a “resounding response […]]]>

While many airlines still insist on serving options such as well-documented environmentally unsustainable beef, many have also listened to the plea from passengers who are unwilling to compromise on their ethical and eco-friendly food choices. environment during their journey. One such airline is Emirates, which has just announced that it is issuing a “resounding response to the increased demand for plant-based cuisine with a multi-million dollar investment in new vegan choices on board” to time for World Vegan Day on November 1st.

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The airline also shared the history of its vegan offerings, which began in the 1990s. At the time, it was primarily a service for travelers from Addis Ababa who regularly refrained from animal products in their diet due to the religious requirements of the Ethiopian Orthodox faith. Initially, the choice was also the most popular in the Indian subcontinent.

However, with more and more of the world’s population adopting a plant-based lifestyle for ethical, environmental or health reasons, an increasing number of passengers have begun to request “vegan” as a special meal option. Emirates says it has seen a significant increase on US, Australian, some European and UK routes, but also on services from Beirut, Cairo and Taiwan.

Photo: Emirates


A year of preparation

Now the carrier says it has introduced a curated menu of gourmet vegan dishes in first and business class, while economy menus have also seen an updated selection of plant-based products. The premiere and business menu has been in development for a full year at Emirates Flight Catering facilities in Dubai. It features contributions from various culinary specialists such as Chinese, Indian and Arab specialty chefs, and tasting panels included vegan and non-vegan chefs and team members.

Photo: Emirates

Sounds pretty delicious, if you ask us

Vegan dishes in Economy Class will also be rotated monthly to provide variety for frequent flyers. According to the airline, current passenger favorites include creamy spinach and avocado mousseline with marinated tofu, blanched snow peas, radishes, asparagus, pomegranate seeds, zucchini ribbon and sriracha oil, or quinoa multicolored with caramelized pear and celeriac puree, roasted cauliflower, glazed carrots, sautéed kale and lovage pesto, and barley risotto with mushrooms, served with sun-dried tomatoes, buttered chestnuts, blanched broccolini and roasted pumpkin.

Vegan desserts include a dark chocolate cream cake balanced with fresh and juicy strawberries, a zesty lemon tart lightly topped with coconut cream, and a rich chocolate tofu cheesecake topped with a sweet strawberry compote . (Okay, we forgive you for taking a break from reading and packing up a snack or two because we just got really hungry – for airplane food!)

Photo: Emirates

Products from the world’s largest vertical hydroponic farm in the UAE

In order to create the new menu, Emirates turned to alternative plant-based ingredients such as artisan vegan cheeses, using coconut or vegetable-based cream instead of full cream dairy, and Beyond Meat products for making vegan koftas for business class passengers. , etc. Fruits and vegetables are sourced from multiple UAE-based suppliers, including locally grown fresh kale, heirloom cherry tomatoes, salad greens and herbs from the world’s largest hydroponic vertical farm, a joint venture investment of $40 million US dollars through Emirates Flight Catering called Bustanica.

Photo: Emirates

What’s in a word?

There are many ways to adopt a vegan lifestyle. However, what all vegans have in common is not eating animal-derived products. This includes obvious things like meat and fish, but you may also see vegans scouring ingredient lists for things like gelatin, certain food colorings (ground lice, anyone?) or honey. They also spend a disproportionate amount of time discussing protein content and vitamin B12 with people who all seem to be getting a degree in nutrition at the mention of the word vegan. Meanwhile, thanks to airlines such as Emirates, they won’t, at the very least, have to spend hours preparing airplane-friendly food to take home to get through their next long haul. Happy World Vegan Day!

  • Emirates, Airbus A380, penultimate

    Emirates

    IATA/ICAO code:
    EK/WATER

    Airline type:
    Full service carrier

    Hub(s):
    Dubai International Airport

    Year of foundation:
    1985

    CEO:
    Ahmed bin Said Al Maktoum

    Country:
    United Arab Emirates

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CA woman sentenced after using killer Scott Peterson’s name in benefits scam – WGMD https://strawberryfieldsstorytellers.com/ca-woman-sentenced-after-using-killer-scott-petersons-name-in-benefits-scam-wgmd/ Fri, 21 Oct 2022 01:09:53 +0000 https://strawberryfieldsstorytellers.com/ca-woman-sentenced-after-using-killer-scott-petersons-name-in-benefits-scam-wgmd/ A California woman has been accused of using the names of convicted murderers, including Scott Peterson, to collect more than $145,000 in fraudulent unemployment benefits – a small but headline-grabbing over $20 billion stolen in similar scams during the coronavirus pandemic, prosecutors said Wednesday. Brandy Iglesias first appeared in court Wednesday on 10 counts, including […]]]>

A California woman has been accused of using the names of convicted murderers, including Scott Peterson, to collect more than $145,000 in fraudulent unemployment benefits – a small but headline-grabbing over $20 billion stolen in similar scams during the coronavirus pandemic, prosecutors said Wednesday.

Brandy Iglesias first appeared in court Wednesday on 10 counts, including robbery, forgery, identity theft and misrepresentation, the California attorney general’s office said.

Iglesias did not plead guilty. She was posted on $20,000 bond pending an Oct. 26 court date.

An email seeking comment from his attorney, Ariana Alejandre, was not immediately returned.

SCOTT PETERSON TO FACE NEW LIFE SENTENCE IN MURDER OF WIFE LACI PETERSON

One of the counts was of using Peterson’s name to claim $18,562 from the state’s Department of Employment Development in June 2020. Peterson was found guilty of murdering his pregnant wife and of her unborn child and dumping their bodies in the San Francisco Bay on Christmas Eve 2002. But a judge is deciding whether Peterson should face a new trial due to juror misconduct.

Iglesias is also accused of filing for unemployment on behalf of Cary Stayner in 2020, collecting $20,194. Stayner confessed to killing three women who were visiting Yosemite National Park in 1999.

Peterson and Stayner were among many inmates who filed complaints on their behalf, prosecutors said in 2020.

Iglesias was employed by a private company under contract with San Quentin State Prison, where Peterson and Stayner are housed, and may have used her job to gain access to prisoners’ personal information, prosecutors said.

Iglesias allegedly received the fraudulent benefits from April 2020 to September 2021.

She was arrested Saturday in Contra Costa County by a team of agents from the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation.

“Don’t let the infamous names distract you from who this crime truly hurt – the most vulnerable in our society,” Attorney General Rob Bonta said as he announced the charges.

Such thefts also harm “families in need, parents out of work during a pandemic, and Californians struggling to get by,” he said.

SCOTT PETERSON’S NEW TRIAL IS BASED ON “STRAWBERRY SHORTCAKE”

Iglesias also applied for unemployment benefits under his own name, Bonta said.

She had a previous robbery conviction in Contra Costa County in 2005, her office said.

California has one of the largest public benefit systems in the country. More than 20 million people have filed more than 60 million claims for unemployment, disability insurance and paid family leave over the past decade.

At the height of the COVID-19 pandemic – when many people could not continue working due to business closures, she was sending over 600,000 application documents per day.

California’s Department of Employment Development said the state stopped $120 billion in fraud attempts in 2020 and 2021, but failed to stop $20 billion in fraud.

This included $810 million paid on behalf of approximately 45,000 inmates who were ineligible.

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Lovina community gathers for benefit dinner – Reuters https://strawberryfieldsstorytellers.com/lovina-community-gathers-for-benefit-dinner-reuters/ Tue, 18 Oct 2022 14:31:59 +0000 https://strawberryfieldsstorytellers.com/lovina-community-gathers-for-benefit-dinner-reuters/ Our home has been nice and cozy since Joe lit our coal stove in the basement. With the outside temperature at 61 degrees, it’s almost too hot, so I have windows open. It’s too cold here without heating and too hot with heating. I imagine it won’t be long before we need the coal stove […]]]>

Our home has been nice and cozy since Joe lit our coal stove in the basement. With the outside temperature at 61 degrees, it’s almost too hot, so I have windows open. It’s too cold here without heating and too hot with heating. I imagine it won’t be long before we need the coal stove working at full throttle.

On Saturday, we plan to attend my family reunion at Brother Albert’s house.

Yesterday I spent the day with Susan’s friend, Ervin. Susan and I washed the walls and ceilings, cabinets, etc. Ervin has most of his stuff there but has a lot of unpacking to do. The children were happy to show me their rooms.

The five children had a disappointment on Sunday evening. Ervin and Susan had bought them a miniature pony that had just been weaned from its mother. They led this pony everywhere and quickly got attached to him. He was a calm little pony, just perfect for entertaining five small children. On Sunday evening they saw that he was not acting well and called the vet. But before going out, the pony is dead. The vet thinks it has something to do with being away from his mother and possibly developing parasites. He said weaners have been known to do this. Well, 4-year-old Jennifer’s explanation was, “We need to have a pony that’s not allergic to our food.” She thinks the pony was allergic.

We had a good result with the grilled chicken and the pulled pork dinner on Friday night, to help Dustin and Loretta with day-to-day hospital and medical expenses. We appreciated everyone who helped in any way. It takes a lot of hands to make an advantage like this.

The menu included pulled pork, grilled chicken, chicken noodle soup, baked beans, potato salad, and peanut butter, strawberry, pecan, and pumpkin pies. Drinks included lemonade and coffee. To prepare for this, we roasted a pig, but ran out so we could have two. We had 1200 pounds of grilled chicken and it took 700 pounds. (The rest was taken to places in a nearby community to donate.) It’s so hard to know how much to get because you have no idea how many people will show up, and we also had cookie cutters available. .

We purchased 80 pounds of noodles from an Amish bulk food store and 75 liters of chicken broth were donated by local families. There were 23 kettles (12 quart size) of chicken noodle soup. It took 21 kettles. The women of the community prepared 30 gallons of potato salad and 30 gallons of baked beans. We had more than enough. Almost 130 pies arrived and we ran out of strawberry peanut butter pies.

His son-in-law Dustin celebrated his birthday on Saturday, October 8, the day after the performance. Loretta baked him a cake and brought it here on Sunday for our lunch. His daughter Elizabeth, Tim and his four children, his daughter Susan and his two children, Ervin and his three children, his daughter Verena and his sister Verena were all here. We had mashed potatoes, gravy, chicken noodles, chicken, baked beans, potato salad, pecan and pumpkin pies, and cakes. Much of the food was leftovers from the benefit so eating was easy.

Deer hunting season has arrived for bow hunting. Son-in-law Tim shot two, and his daughter Lovina’s special friend, Daniel, also shot two. One was an eight point dollar. Tim makes jerky with some of his deer.

Sister Verena spent a few nights here. His heating wasn’t on yet, so his house was quite cold.

God’s blessings to all.

2 pounds medium sweet potatoes or 2 (18 ounce cans) sweet potatoes, drained
1/4 cup butter or margarine
1/4 cup maple flavored syrup
1/4 cup packed brown sugar
1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon

If using fresh sweet potatoes, place them in a kettle; cover with water and cook covered for 25 to 35 minutes or until tender. Drain; cool slightly. Peel and cut into pieces. Place cooked or canned sweet potatoes in a 2-quart baking dish. In a small saucepan, combine the butter, syrup, brown sugar and cinnamon; cook and stir until mixture boils. Pour over the potatoes. Bake at 350 degrees for 30-40 minutes.

Lovina Eicher is an Old Order Amish writer, cook, wife, and mother of eight. Readers may write to him at PO Box 234, Sturgis, MI 49091 (please include a self-addressed, stamped envelope for a reply); or email

LovinasAmishKitchen@MennoMedia.org

and your message will be forwarded to him.

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