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Grilled Strawberry Shortcakes 1 store bought shortcake loaf, cut into 2 inch cubes 1 (2 lb) pkg strawberries, washed 1 container frozen vanilla yogurt or ice cream 8 wooden skewers Orange Marinade: ½ tsp orange zest ½ C orange juice, fresh squeezed 2 Tbsp brown sugar...

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Sleep Strategies for People with Sjögren’s Sleep is important throughout one’s life.  Getting sufficient quality sleep along with enough sleep, can help protect your mental health, physical health, quality of life, and safety.  While we are sleeping, our...

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Lemon Avocado Dip 1 ripe avocado, halved, seeded, and peeled  1 tablespoon lemon juice  1/2 cup light sour cream  1 clove garlic, minced  1/8 teaspoon salt  Lemon wedge (optional)  4 medium red, yellow, and/or green sweet peppers, seeded and cut into strips In a...

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Lemon, Enemy Or Ally of Dry Mouth? The health benefits of lemon have been well known for centuries. Lemon helps to keep the mouth clean and fresh and it is one of the main ingredients in many natural recipes used to whiten teeth or prevent bad breath. Lemon is also a...

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Mango Frappé 1 1/2 cups chopped mangoes 1/2 cup 2% milk 1 tbsp sugar (substitute with honey if desired) 1 tbsp lime juice 1/4 tsp vanilla 6 ice cubes Process mangoes, milk, sugar, lime juice, and vanilla in blender or food processor until smooth.  Add ice cubes and...

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Question: I have Sjögren’s syndrome and my salivary glands often swell up.  It is mostly my parotid glands and sometimes they get quite large. Many times when the glands are swollen, they become hard and very painful.  Why does this happen?  Is this normal in...
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