Chicken with Peach-Cucumber Salsa

Ingredients 1-1/2 cups chopped peeled fresh peaches (about 2 medium) 3/4 cup chopped cucumber 4 tablespoons peach preserves, divided 3 tablespoons finely chopped red onion 1 teaspoon minced fresh mint 3/4 teaspoon salt, divided 4 boneless skinless chicken breast halves (6 ounces each) 1/4 teaspoon pepper Directions 1. For salsa, in a small bowl, combine […]

Ways To Heal From Generational Trauma

Trauma is not just a personal experience, but can be intergenerational, passed down through the family tree. Generational trauma can manifest in various ways, including addiction, behaviors, mental health issues, and many other negative patterns that can impact individuals and their relationships in profound ways. The good news is that generational trauma can be healed and […]

The History of Juneteenth

Juneteenth, also known as Freedom Day or Juneteenth Independence Day, is an annual holiday celebrated in the United States to commemorate the day that slavery was officially abolished in Texas on June 19, 1865. The Emancipation Proclamation, which proclaimed freedom for all slaves in Confederate territory, was signed by President Abraham Lincoln on January 1, […]

The Importance Of Brain Health As We Age

As we age, our brain goes through many changes, and it becomes increasingly important to take care of it. The brain is our most important organ, controlling our thoughts, feelings, and actions. A healthy brain provides us with a good quality of life, enabling us to think, learn, and remember. In honor of Brain Awareness […]


INGREDIENTS 1 large onion, diced 1 red bell pepper, diced 3 garlic cloves, minced 1 can (28 oz) crushed tomatoes 1 tsp ground cumin 1 tsp smoked paprika 1/4 tsp cayenne pepper (optional, for extra heat) Salt and black pepper, to taste 4-6 eggs Fresh parsley, chopped (optional, for garnish) PREPARATION Heat a large skillet […]

Enchiladas By: Aura Cocina Mexicana

INGREDIENTS Yields 2 servings (3 enchiladas per person) Red Sauce Don’t chop the ingredients, leave them whole: 2 red tomatoes approx. 1-pound or 225 grams 30 grams white onion 1 garlic clove peeled 2 serrano chile peppers or 1 jalapeño pepper 2 cilantro sprigs 1 tablespoon vegetable oil Salt and pepper to taste Filling Options […]

Pico De Gallo By: Aura Cocina Mexicana

INGREDIENTS (Serves 2 people) Pico de Gallo  1 red roma tomato (chopped without seeds)  1⁄4 cup white onion small diced 1⁄2 avocado chopped in small cubes 1 green chile jalapeño or serrano diced (keep veins and seeds to add a spicy flavor) 1/8 cup coriander leaves chopped 1 tablespoon olive oil 1 green lime (only […]

Margaritas By: Aura Cocina Mexicana

INGREDIENTS Classic Margarita (per glass) 1 or 2 ounces of your favorite tequila 1-ounce triple sec orange liquor or orange juice (optional) 1-ounce fresh lime juice Agave syrup or sugar to taste 1 chile serrano sliced to serve (optional) Ice, salt or salt with chile powder 1 lime halved to rim Margarita Aura version (additional […]

Health Benefits Of Exercise

It’s easy to feel unmotivated when your body can’t do the same things it could in your younger years, but don’t let that keep you cooped up inside all day. There are plenty of great ways for seniors to work out without overdoing it, and your body and mind will both thank you for the […]

The Artistic Legacy of Georgia O’Keeffe

Georgia O’Keeffe is one of the most celebrated artists of the 20th century, known for her innovative and distinctive style. She was born on November 15, 1887, in Wisconsin and studied at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago before relocating to New York City. There, she pursued a career in painting and was […]