Be mine: Ideas for a safe, healthy Valentine’s Day everyone can love – Lifestyle – Holland Sentinel

“Valentine’s Day in a Pandemic” sounds like the title of a terrible album, or maybe the least-romantic date night movie ever. Unfortunately, it’s also reality in 2021.

That doesn’t mean the day can’t be fun, said experts who suggested ways to stay safe while celebrating.

Dr. Alson Inaba, a pediatric emergency medicine specialist at the Kapiʻolani Medical Center for Women & Children in Honolulu, knows more than a little about matters of the heart: He was the first to teach CPR to the rhythm of “Stayin’ Alive,” an idea that spread worldwide.

For the sake of staying alive, nobody should forget the dangers of the coronavirus, he said. Even as people get vaccinated, they still need to protect themselves and others by wearing a mask, keeping a safe distance from people outside their household, avoiding large gatherings, washing hands and not sharing food and drinks.

But don’t despair, romantics.

Inaba, who also has a knack for speaking in phrases that would be right at home on a Valentine’s Day card, added, “It is still OK to share your heart, but be smart.”

This is the year to get creative, said Maya Vadiveloo, an assistant professor in the department of nutrition

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AHA News: Ideas for a Safe, Healthy Valentine’s Day Everyone Can Love | Health News

By American Heart Association News, HealthDay Reporter

(HealthDay)

WEDNESDAY, Feb. 3, 2021 (American Heart Association News) — “Valentine’s Day in a Pandemic” sounds like the title of a terrible album, or maybe the least-romantic date night movie ever. Unfortunately, it’s also reality in 2021.

That doesn’t mean the day can’t be fun, said experts who suggested ways to stay safe while celebrating.

Dr. Alson Inaba, a pediatric emergency medicine specialist at the Kapi’olani Medical Center for Women & Children in Honolulu, knows more than a little about matters of the heart: He was the first to teach CPR to the rhythm of “Stayin’ Alive,” an idea that spread worldwide.

For the sake of staying alive, nobody should forget the dangers of the coronavirus, he said. Even as people get vaccinated, they still need to protect themselves and others by wearing a mask, keeping a safe distance from people outside their household, avoiding large gatherings, washing hands and not sharing food and drinks.

But don’t despair, romantics.

Inaba, who also has a knack for speaking in phrases that would be right at home on a Valentine’s Day card, added, “It is still OK to share your heart, but be smart.”

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Ideas for a safe, healthy Valentine’s Day everyone can love

“Valentine’s Day in a Pandemic” sounds like the title of a terrible album, or maybe the least-romantic date night movie ever. Unfortunately, it’s also reality in 2021.

That doesn’t mean the day can’t be fun, said experts who suggested ways to stay safe while celebrating.

Dr. Alson Inaba, a pediatric emergency medicine specialist at the Kapiʻolani Medical Center for Women & Children in Honolulu, knows more than a little about matters of the heart: He was the first to teach CPR to the rhythm of “Stayin’ Alive,” an idea that spread worldwide.

For the sake of staying alive, nobody should forget the dangers of the coronavirus, he said. Even as people get vaccinated, they still need to protect themselves and others by wearing a mask, keeping a safe distance from people outside their household, avoiding large gatherings, washing hands and not sharing food and drinks.

But don’t despair, romantics.

Inaba, who also has a knack for speaking in phrases that would be right at home on a Valentine’s Day card, added, “It is still OK to share your heart, but be smart.”

This is the year to get creative, said Maya Vadiveloo, an assistant professor in the department of nutrition

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Chef Paul shares recipe for Ground Turkey Ragu Pasta, healthy meal prep ideas – WISH-TV | Indianapolis News | Indiana Weather

Today on Indy Style, Chef Paul Dickens of Paul’s Kitchen joined us with some of his simple family favorite meals! He shared his recipe for Ground Turkey Ragu Pasta (which can also be served over spaghetti squash) and some meal prep inspiration for when you’re eating healthy.

Ground Turkey Ragu Pasta

Ingredients:

  • 2 Tbs Oil  
  • 1 Small Onion
  • 1 Carrot (diced) 
  • 1 Celery (diced)
  • 3 Cloves Garlice (diced)
  • 1 Tsp Dry Thyme 
  • 1 Tbs All Purpose Seasoning 
  • 1 Lb Ground Turkey
  • 1/2 Cup of Dry Red Wine
  • 28 oz Jar of Marinara
  • 1 Lb Pasta

Private|Personal Chef

Enjoy a delicious meal in your own home. You and your guest(s) are able to enjoy an intimate private dinner while being catered to in the comfort of your home. When Chef Paul is done you’ll have a sparkling kitchen and home filled with the aroma of freshly prepared foods.

Corporate & Small Catering

Relax and enjoy your next gathering or party. Instead of being in the kitchen cooking and cleaning, Paul’s Kitchen will handle it all. Includes: menu planning, shop, prepare, serve, and clean up included.

Chef Paul will be live on Instagram Live tonight at 7:30pm EST with Adrianne Wagoner from

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Extension Spotlight: Healthy gardening | Home And Garden

Part of my responsibilities as an OSU Extension horticulture agent is to teach Douglas County Master Gardener volunteers the art and science of sustainable gardening.

When we garden or landscape sustainably, we adopt a low input style of gardening that strives to reconnect our landscapes to nature.

This physical reconnection with nature means that we want our property to provide all the ecological services that the native land once provided. Services like habitat for wildlife which includes insects, food sources for pollinators, natural water absorbing surfaces that feed ground water, allowing leaves and other organic waste to be recycled on our property to enhance the soil, and layers of vegetation in our landscape that approximate the original biomass of our forests to clean air and cool our cities.

Sustainable gardening teaches us to move away from gardening practices that do not provide these necessary ecological services. Strive to stop fighting all insects with pesticides, use native plants that require less irrigation and provide habitat and food for our native birds and insects, reduce the amount of chemical fertilizers that often create too much vigor and can pollute waterways, recycle garden waste by composting, and minimize the use of high input

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