Caregiving from my kitchen

Tag: Breakfast

Homemade Milk Kefir – Part 2

Homemade Milk Kefir – Part 2

Kefir – easy and inexpensive to make, delicious, and loaded with probiotics to support health! Particularly valuable for the elderly or ill.

Milk Kefir – Getting Started

Milk Kefir – Getting Started

“After all these antibiotics, it would be good for your mom to eat some probiotics” said the nurse. “Does she like yogurt?” “I think that symptom may be caused by reflux” said the speech therapist. “Some probiotics would help. Does your dad drink buttermilk?” “They […]

Berry Protein Smoothie

Berry Protein Smoothie

Our parents enjoy a creamy, slightly sweet Berry Protein Smoothie as an afternoon snack. And we enjoy knowing they’re getting protein and good nutrition! I have mentioned that many elderly people lose their appetite. Perhaps they lose some of their ability to taste. Perhaps chewing, […]

WIAW 200 – What They Eat

WIAW 200 – What They Eat

Wow. Two hundred What I Ate Wednesday posts! I’ve been writing them for four and a half years! (And yes, a little basic arithmetic tell you I’ve skipped weeks, here and there… ) I started this partly as a good way to get my blog […]

WIAW 199 – North Carolina Summer

WIAW 199 – North Carolina Summer

Well, actually, now it stopped raining and cooled off. The last few days we have had cool night and bright sunny days in the low 80s. Perfect July weather, by my standards! Perfect June weather, here, it seems…  But we went though a phase of […]