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Recipe: Mini Chicken Pot Pies

Prep: 20 mins

Total: 60 minutes

Serves: 6

Ingredients:

Chicken Mixture

1 tablespoon vegetable oil
1 lb boneless skinless chicken breasts, cut into bite-size pieces
1 medium onion, chopped (1/2 cup)
½ cup chicken broth
1 cup frozen peas and carrots
½ teaspoon salt
¼ teaspoon pepper
¼ teaspoon ground thyme
1 cup shredded low-fat Cheddar cheese (4 oz)

Baking Mixture

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November 1st, 2017|Lupus News|0 Comments

Cold Weather’s Impact on Autoimmune Disease Flares

Source: http://www.autoimmunemom.com/environment/cold-weather-impact-autoimmune-disease-flares.html

Changes in or extreme climates can often have an effect on disease conditions.  In some cases, there are certain types of weather that can be helpful in controlling or improving a condition; other times, climate can impact disorders negatively in terms of symptoms and disease progression.  Here we consider the effects of cold weather […]

November 1st, 2017|Lupus News|0 Comments

Recipe: Southwestern Stuffed Acorn Squash

Serves: 6

Ingredients:

3 acorn squash, ( ¾-1 pound each)
5 ounces bulk low-fat turkey sausage
1 small onion, chopped
½ medium red b1 clove garlic, minced
1 tablespoon chili powder
½ medium red bell pepper,chopped
1 teaspoon ground cumin
2 cups chopped cherry tomatoes
1 15-ounce can black beans, rinsed (see Tip)
½ teaspoon salt
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October 3rd, 2017|Lupus News|0 Comments

Showing Gratitude

Source: https://lupusnewstoday.com/2017/04/03/showing-gratitude-even-with-lupus/

I’ve always been a thankful person; expressing gratitude has never been an issue for me. When I was a child, my stepdad once told my mom that I was grateful even if I was given an empty paper bag. My gratitude caused my stepdad to do nice things for me all the time because I […]

October 3rd, 2017|Lupus News|0 Comments

INDIVIDUALIZED EDUCATION PLAN

Source: http://www.edu.gov.on.ca/eng/general/elemsec/speced/individu.html

When an Identification, Placement, and Review Committee (IPRC) identifies a student as an exceptional pupil, the principal must ensure that an Individual Education Plan (IEP) for that student is developed and maintained. An IEP must be developed with input from the parent(s)/guardian(s) and from the student if he or she is sixteen years of […]

September 1st, 2017|Lupus News|0 Comments

TIPS FOR TEACHING CHILDREN AND TEENS ABOUT THEIR LUPUS

Source: http://www.resources.lupus.org/entry/teaching-children-and-teens-about-their-lupus
Explaining lupus to a child who has been diagnosed with this disease can be intimidating and difficult, depending on their age and maturity level. The following are some strategies you can use when talking with your child about their lupus. You should also bring your child’s health care providers into the conversation during visits […]

September 1st, 2017|Lupus News|0 Comments

MY LUPUS STORY BY NAT SAMAROO

As a teenager we all expect to go to school be with our friends and have fun, figure out who and what we want to be. You know what they say those should be the best years of our lives, high school; parties, dating choosing a college and a career path, and just having a great […]

September 1st, 2017|Lupus News|0 Comments

Recipe: Fruit Salsa and Cinnamon Chips

10 servings

Prep: 15 mins

Cook: 10 mins

 

Ingredients:

2 kiwis, peeled and diced
2 Golden Delicious apples – peeled, cored and diced
8 ounces raspberries
1 pound strawberries
2 tablespoons white sugar
1 tablespoon brown sugar
3 tablespoons fruit preserves, any flavor
10 (10 inch) flour tortillas
butter flavored cooking spray
2 tablespoons cinnamon sugar

 

Directions:

In a […]

August 1st, 2017|Lupus News|0 Comments

Lupus in the Workplace

Source: https://www.lupuscanada.org/advokit-lupus-in-the-workplace/

If you have been diagnosed with lupus at a time in your life when work is important to you, adjusting to a new lifestyle can be an additional challenge. Almost everyone wants to work and to be productive. Working, whether it is in a paid job or volunteering, is very important to our well-being […]

August 1st, 2017|Lupus News|0 Comments

What Teachers Should Know

Source: http://kidshealth.org/en/parents/lupus-factsheet.html

Lupus is a disease that causes the immune system to mistakenly work against the body’s own tissues and attack healthy cells. Lupus can affect almost any organ.

Symptoms of lupus — such as joint or muscle pain, extreme fatigue, rashes, mouth ulcers, and hair loss — can vary widely from person to person. Other common […]

August 1st, 2017|Lupus News|0 Comments