Slow cooker buffalo chicken dip

PREP TIME: 10 MINSCOOK TIME: 1 HOUR 30 MINSTOTAL TIME: 1 HOUR 40 MINSINGREDIENTS:1 (8-ounce) block reduced-fat cream cheese, roughly cut into 1-inch cubes4...

Crockpot chicken gnocchi soup

serves: 8-10INGREDIENTS1 lb. boneless skinless chicken breasts2 cups mirepoix (just a simple mixture of chopped onions, celery, and carrots)1-2 teaspoons dried basil1-2 teaspoon Italian...

Slow cooker honey garlic chicken and veggies

YIELD: 4 SERVINGSPREP TIME: 10 MINUTESCOOK TIME: 8 HOURS 5 MINUTESTOTAL TIME: 8 HOURS 15 MINUTESThe easiest one pot recipe ever. Simply throw everything...

Mother’s Day

BY Bill Reagan You may be feeling a bit sentimental today. You might be planning brunch and flowers. Many of you will make a...

Part I: Coming of Age in the Valley

BY NORMAN ROZEFF EDITOR’S NOTE: This is part one of a three-part series by local historian Norman Rozeff. Part two will appear next Sunday.When the...

Transitioning to middle school: Children with autism

The school days were winding down. Like every year, the teacher had lots of record keeping to do before the last few days of...

The Opioid Epidemic: Losing lives at a fast rate

The abuse, addiction, and overdose on Opioids in this country continues to grow at a very alarming rate. Of the 500,000 people who died...

Community health workers ‘promotoras’ quietly improving health

On any given day at a number of churches, parks and community centers around Brownsville and Cameron County, you can find groups of men...

Community Health Workers “Promotoras” Quietly Improving Health

BY Lisa Mitchell-Bennett On any given day at a number of churches, parks and community centers around Brownsville and Cameron County, you can find...

Valley Baptist promotes ‘FAST’ action for American Heart Association

HARLINGEN — The best reaction to assist a possible stroke victim is to follow the FAST acronym that abbreviates “Face. Arm. Speech. Time.”Dr. Ameer...