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Cool-jams Chicken Satay
Why go out for Thai food when you can make it at home? These delicious Thai-style chicken satay are made of chicken marinated in a peanutty sauce, and then grilled....
Can Caffeine Worsen Menopausal Hot Flashes, Night Sweats?
A new Mayo Clinic study, published online today by the journal Menopause, found an association between caffeine intake and more bothersome hot flashes and night sweats in postmenopausal women. The...
Santa Maria Tri-Tip
As a California native, I enjoy this Californian tri-tip recipe often. I'm posting this just in time for your Labor Day BBQ...enjoy!! One of our favorite's at our Cool-jams company...
Can A Bit Of Compassion Help With Menopause Symptoms?
Women who are kind to themselves in tough situations may have an easier time dealing with hot flashes during menopause, a recent study from Australia found. Specifically women who ranked higher on...
Can Vitamin D Levels Cause More Menopausal Symptoms?
Some people tell us that low Vitamin D levels can exacerbate your menopausal symptoms, but a new study from the Women's Health Initiative (WHI) shows no significant connection between vitamin...
Super Food Avocado Pasta
For the next few months we'll be focusing on delicious recipes that use Super Foods. Aren’t avocados the best? In this recipe, we take our love for avocados to the...
Why Are We Not Getting Enough Sleep?
A great night of refreshing sleep is eluding most Americans. According to the National Sleep Foundation’s 2013 International Bedroom Poll 56 percent of people between the ages of 25 and...
Sleep Problems Are Very Common In Middle Aged Women
A recent study from Finland suggests that one in four middle-aged women are not satisfied with the quality of sleep they get and 60% wake in the night at least once a week....
How To Get Through Menopause Naturally
Menopause happens to all women, but the degree of symptoms each will experience can vary dramatically. Some of the effects of menopause are influenced by genetics, but there is still...
Cool-jams Stuffed Mushrooms
This is a delicious low carb meal or appetizer. Large portobello mushrooms are stuffed with a savory combination of pepperoni, spinach, Parmesan cheese, and mozzarella cheese. I love these for...
Can Yoga Help Hot Flashes and Night Sweats.
We found an interesting study that wanted to see if practicing yoga can help night sweats and hot flashes. Participants who took a 12-week yoga class and practiced at home...
6 Foods To Make Menopause A Bit Easier
Women can begin experiencing symptoms anywhere between the ages of 39 - 51 and they can last for at least 5 years or more. The most common menopausal symptoms  are hot...
Cool-jams Bacon-Wrapped Scallops
Need an easy to prepare meal to impress your holiday guests? Here's one of our favorite holiday dinners at Cool-jams. Cajun seasoning gives this tried-and-true combination of bacon and scallops...
Creating Healthy Habits to Minimize Effects of Menopause
We've interviewed thousands of our Cool-jams customers suffering from symptoms of menopause. In doing so, we've discovered that women who take  control of menopausal symptoms seem to do better. By...
Can Evolution Be To Blame For Hotflashes and Night Sweats?
It seems that according to a recent study, evolution may be to blame for menopause. Menopause Hot Flash Researchers in Canada studied baboons and blue monkeys in Kenya, chimpanzees in...
Can Acupuncture Help With Hot Flashes and Night Sweats?
help for hot flashes! We have some good news for those women who suffer from night sweats and hot flashes  due to hormonal fluctuations. Did you know that  acupuncture focused...
Did You Know Yoga During Menopause Can Help Insomnia
Taking a 12-week yoga class and practicing at home was linked to better sleep in menopausal women—but  unfortunately did very little to reduce bothersome hot flashes and  night sweats. The...
Cool-jams Delicious Baked Dumplings
Here's one of our favorite Cool-jams apple recipes. I love apple desserts in the fall and guess what Fall is right around the corner. Tart apples are seasoned with cinnamon,...
Cool-jams Lime Chicken Tacos
Here's a great Cool-jams back to school recipe for a busy mom or college student cooking for themselves. A lime chicken filling with vinegar, sugar, green onion, oregano and light...
Cool-jams Chicken Asparagus Roll-Ups
Need a delicious new idea for chicken breasts? Try these boneless chicken breasts that we roll around fresh asparagus spears and provolone cheese, then add a Dijon mustard flavored coating...
Cool-jams Portobello Burgers
Trying to eat more veges? Here is a delicious way to do that. Just brush large, thick portobello mushroom caps with an easy and flavorful dressing made with olive oil,...