In a nation where it seems that every disease known to (wo)mankind is on the rise, it causes pause to think most Americans are not aware of what has been done to our food supply. It is time to discard old nutritional belief systems and dedicate our health to the science of …[more...]
Nature Trumps Genetics
Healthy greetings from my world of wellness! This is the first of many nuggets I plan to pass your way in the hopes of helping you to stay well, be well or get well. I’m on a mission to “pay forward” the gift of renewed health that was given to me, and my hope is …[more...]
I love pasta with meatballs but hamburger can be fattening even if you purchase the lean meat. Instead of using hamburger to make the meatballs, I use a recipe my mom and I have been making for years. This recipe is like a traditional meat ball, but uses ground turkey to make it healthier. Once you add the other ingredients, …[more...]
I am going to try the Special K Challenge for the 2 week period and see what happens. If you follow this plan correctly, you are supposed to lose 6 pounds in 2 weeks. I am curious to see if this works because I have heard mixed responses about it, but we will see.
Eating ethically. Now there’s an idea that I try to embrace.
Some suggestions to eat more ethnically include (not surprisingly) eating less meat and growing your own vegetables.
Other suggestions are
- stop eating fast food
- head to the local farmers markets
- eat organic products
- stop eating foods that require slave labor to pick and process
I love making different types of salads, but being at college and on a budget, it is hard to get all the ingredients for the salads without spending an arm and a leg. But thanks to Monette’s Market in Toledo, Ohio, I now can make this Greek salad and not feel bad about buying …[more...]
Say the words in polite society and people smile pleasantly thinking about their favorite comfort foods.
Comfort food will never go out of style. While food trends come and go, comfort food is in it for the long haul. I think about comfort food more when the weather is cold or on a rainy day …[more...]