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May, 2012:

Cancer-Fighting Squid Salad

Cancer-Fighting Squid Salad
This ultimate healthy recipe is made up of ingredients that have cancer-fighting properties. For instance, garlic contains allicin, which is a natural cancer fighter, while squid has been show to help combat breast cancer.


2 tbsp olive oil

1 tbsp garlic

1/2 lb squid rings

2 cups arugula

2 tbsp parsley

1 tbsp lemon juice

1/2 tsp lemon zest

Dash of sea salt


Heat olive oil in stainless steel pan. Add the chopped garlic. Sauté for 30 seconds. Add 1/2 pound of squid rings. Sauté for 2 minutes or until translucent. Remove from heat and add to bed of arugula on a plate. Garnish squid and arugula with squeeze of fresh lemon; sprinkle on parsley and lemon zest. Top with a hint of sea salt. Enjoy!
——–Dr. Oz—–

Expensify Your Travel

Smartphone app— According to David Barrett, Expensify’s founder and CEO, “Expensify has a user base of 300,000 people.

1. Sign up for the Expensify’s website.

2. Upload relevant credit card(s) information. Expensify will “associate” receipts with corresponding credit card transactions.

3. Download their mobile app (available for iPhone, Android, WebOs, BlackBerry).

4. When traveling, use the app to snap photos of cash-transaction receipts with the camera option.

5. Turn on the scanning option (only needs to be done once).

6. Just forward emailed receipts from merchants to your Expensify account.

7. Log in to your online Expensify profile to review all past uploaded receipts NOTE: Expensify charges for scans, at 20 cents per receipt, but every account begins with 10 free scans.

8. Categorize the transactions (food, gas, etc.) or add them to an expense report. All should take less than 30 minutes, because Expensify will automatically categorize future transactions if it recognizes the merchant.

9. Forward your expense report to the appropriate person or department. NOTE: To access all of the above, to the person approving your expenses must log in to Expensify’s website to approve or reject your expense reports. “Expensify integrates with several popular accounting and sales programs—QuickBooks, FreshBooks, Salesforce, and any other accounting system that can import spreadsheet files, and it connects with bank accounts to allow for direct deposits” (1).
1. Manjoo, F. (2011, May 24). Burn your receipts! Finally, an online company has brought expense reports into the 21st century. Retrieved from Slate website:

Smart Traveler

Keep emergency numbers at your side: Phone numbers for your bank or credit card, in your wallet or pocket so you can call if it is lost or stolen.

Budget: Create a travel budget to prevent returning home to a scary credit card bill or empy bank account. Plan what you want to see and how much you’ll spend on souvenirs. A little planning will make it easier to stay within your budget.

Enjoy the local scene: Local events, festivals, live music shows and gallery events, take advantage of this information and make it part of your trip? You’ll make memories that’ll last a lifetime, and you’re sure to come away with some rare finds.

Travel for less: Did you know that many airlines offer specials during low seasons and during off-peak hors? It’s true and you can use this information to your advantage. One way is to loo for deals that require you leaving on a Thursday and returning on a Monday. Use your savings to splurge on something fun, like a gondola ride or extra excursion.
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