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June 17, 2018

Information on dealing with lactose intolerance and the mouth’s central role in health will be the featured topics on “Creative Living” on Tuesday at 9:30 p.m. and on Thursday at noon. (All times are Mountain.)

Sarah Ryan is a registered dietitian nutritionist, and she explains that not all “milks” are created equal. She’ll compare other types of milks to cow’s milk, which is affordable and easy to find. Even if someone in your family has lactose intolerance, they can also enjoy milk and dairy foods. Ryan lives in Conroe, Texas.

Carol Vander Stoep is a dental hygienist, author and myofunctional therapist. She’s going to talk about the mouth’s central role in health. She says that cavities and gum disease are just symptoms of unbalanced ecosystems in our bodies. She’s from Austin, Texas.

Information on making a festive holiday turkey dinner, using new tools for crochet, and a program called Fuel Up to Play 60 will be the featured topics on “Creative Living” on Tuesday at noon and on Saturday at 2 p.m.

Home economist and spokesperson Connie Moyers in Los Angeles is going to demonstrate making a festive holiday turkey dinner, complete with stuffing, vegetables and desserts.

Crafter Maria Nerius will show some of the new tools in crochet, as well as samples of yarns on the market. One tool makes crochet more like knitting, and another is a looped needle that allows you to make two socks at the same time. She is with and lives in Palm Bay, Florida.

Sara Robbins is going to tell about a new program called Fuel Up to Play 60, which is an in-school nutrition and physical activity program in conjunction with the National Football League and the USDA. Robbins is from Albuquerque.

Breakfast cheese and fruit kabobs

• 4 wooden skewers

• 3 ounces mozzarella cheese, cut into 3/4-inch cubes

• Strawberries, bananas, mango chunks and/or grapes

• Square frozen waffle, heated, cut into squares

• 1/2 cup plain or vanilla yogurt

• 1 tablespoon orange marmalade

Assemble kabobs, alternating cheese, fruit and waffle. Combine yogurt and marmalade. Serve with kabobs. Serves 2.

Blues buster smoothie

• 3/4 cup (6 ounces) low-fat blueberry yogurt

• 1/2 cup apple juice

• 1/3 cup fresh or frozen blueberries

• 1/3 cup frozen sliced peaches

• 5-6 ice cubes

Combine all ingredients in blender; blend until smooth. Amount of ice will vary depending on desired consistency. Pour into a glass and serve chilled.

“Creative Living” is produced and hosted by Sheryl Borden. The show is carried by more than 118 PBS stations in the United States, Canada, Guam and Puerto Rico and is distributed by Westlink, Albuquerque.


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