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- March Recipes
- Exercise Videos
- World Water Day
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This month we reflect on water as the primary ingredient in recipes.
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Exercise Videos - Click Here
We have partnered with Downsize At Home. Each month we will post two of their exercise videos featuring a SSBBW exerciser. As well, in previous issues we have featured simple exercises you can do in the comfort of your own home and without buying fancy expensive equipment. You can view these videos on our Youtube channel.
Officially celebrated on March 22, World Water Day is an annual event with the primary purpose of highlighting how important it is that freshwater is available to everyone around the globe. Each year there is a theme for World Water Day. This year that theme is "Water and Jobs". The focus is on how water affects the economy and vice a versa.
There are very few people who do not appreciate the importance of water in their lives. Biology teaches that the vast majority of our body composition is water. In fact, the human brain is 70% water.World Water Day is a chance to reflect on how freshwater can be made available to everyone and could lead to and enormous change in the quality of life for those who do not currently have access.
In cooking, water is not only a common ingredient but a common method of cooking. From pasta to grains to vegetables to proteins, boiling water is in the central part of cooking for nearly every culture. This month we reflect on water as the primary ingredient in recipes. While water itself may not have an overwhelming taste, it is easily the most flexible ingredient as it picks up the flavors of anything which it comes into contact. What else can we learn about the most important resource in the world?
- A person can live about a month without food, but only about a week without water.
- Chicken and goat are the least water intensive meats to consume.
- One of the unique things about water is that it exists in three very states of matter: solid, liquid, and gas.
- To save time, water, and dirty dishes place your vegetable steamer right on top of the rice, potatoes or pasta you're boiling to steam the veggies.
- Wash vegetables and fruits in a large bowl or tub of water and scrub them with a vegetable brush instead of using your faucet as a power-washer.
Submitted by: Anita Williams