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WEEKLY UPDATE – JANUARY 13, 2020
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- One 15 oz. can of garbanzo beans (chickpeas), drained
- ¼ cup of extra virgin olive oil
- ¼ cup of lime juice
- 2 Tbsp. tahini
- 1 (or more, to taste) peeled clove of garlic, or equivalent minced garlic¼ tsp. cumin
- 1 tsp. cayenne pepper
- 1 tsp. paprika
- Combine all ingredients, apart from spices, into blender; blend until smooth.
- Add spices and blend until evenly distributed.
- Looking for smoother consistency? Add a tablespoon of water and blend, as desired.
- Spicier? Add more cayenne, or other spices, to taste.
Recipe adapted from allrecipes.com
Avoid Overthinking Greenside Bunker Shots
|Getting out of a greenside bunker with a lip of 3′ or less is really pretty simple. Some golfers try to micromanage or overthink the shot: they try to pick it off the sand, or they open their stance or their clubface to the point where they are altering their entire swing path.
Focus on basics rather than extremes. Open your stance a few degrees to the left (assuming you play right-handed), aim slightly left of your target, and work your feet into the sand and increase the flex in your knees. You want to come down about 2″ behind the ball, accelerating through the impact area, so that you are essentially throwing the ball onto the green on a “carpet” or “spray” of sand. A sand wedge (54-60 degrees of loft) is the right tool for the job.
Tip adapted from Plum Creek Golf
Reduce Your Risk of Getting Sick With One Simple Trick!
|During the 2018-2019 flu season, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimated that nearly 43 million people contracted the flu. The CDC says the best method of flu prevention is receiving the annual vaccine, but handwashing can also significantly reduce your risk of catching the flu as well as other contagious illnesses.
Just 20 seconds of briskly washing your hands with soap and rinsing under running water could lower your overall risk of respiratory illness by around 20%. Gastrointestinal ones, up to 30%. It’s fast, easy, convenient, and very inexpensive, yet many of us take this healthy habit for granted. In fact, 81% of us don’t regularly wash our hands after using the restroom. Yikes!
While this information should not substitute for medical advice from your health care provider, implementing better habits, like frequent handwashing, may be a good tool to help you and your loved ones stay healthier this flu season.
Tip adapted from Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Clean Out Electronic Clutter
|If you were lucky enough to get an upgraded phone or computer this holiday season, you might not know what to do with the old one. Fortunately, there are many green options to get rid of your old electronics that are also good for the environment.
Old electronics that are still in good working order can be cleared of personal information and either donated or passed on to someone else who can use them.
Electronics not working well enough to be donated? Check out your local area for scheduled electronic waste recycling days. Special recycling centers in your area might also specifically deal with recycling electronics too.
Tip adapted from The Spruce.com
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