Creamy Spaghetti Squash and Chicken

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This dinner recipe is filling and full of vegetables. Although the sauce is creamy, there is no dairy in this recipe, but is made primarily from cauliflower. If you’ve never had spaghetti squash, this is a great first recipe to try. Spaghetti squash has a slightly sweet flavor and is full of vitamins and fiber. On top of having cauliflower and spaghetti squash, this recipe also has spinach. Enjoy!

Recipe highlights:

  • Full of manganese and potassium
  • Antioxidant rich
  • High in fiber
  • Good source of protein

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Living or Surviving

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About a hundred years ago, the average life expectancy in the USA was under 55. As of 2018, the average has gone up to about 78. Advances in medicine, science, and a better understanding of the body have contributed to the longer life expectancy. It’s truly a blessing to many. However, I’ve observed that although many people live 23 or more years longer than their predecessors, often times those extra years are full of chronic conditions and illnesses, hospital trips, and medication, severely limiting what one is able to do in their later years. In fact, the latest research conducted in the US and Mexico shows that 55% of adults take 2 pharmaceutical drugs regularly, and 38% of adults over the age of 56 take at least 4. These conditions are unpleasant and have lead me to believe there is a difference between living longer and surviving longer. Continue reading