Category Archives: Nutrition & Diet

Easy Way to Plan Your Eating


Here’s a short video that can help you decide how much of which foods to eat to maintain a healthy weight (or lose if you are eating too much!): http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=A6LZijdsGu0 ~Lois Advertisements

Posted in Diabetic, General Info, Health, My life, Nutrition & Diet

Good Post on The World’s Healthiest Foods (Foods to Lower Cholesterol)


Something You Should Know to Improve Your Health It’s good to know what foods can help you lower your bad cholesterol. Many of them also work on cancer prevention. This is a really good article called “Elevated Cholesterol 3: What … Continue reading

Posted in Health, My life, Nutrition & Diet

Pea and Cucumber Salad


This is one of my favorite spring salads. It is very light and flavorful and originally came from the book Reversing Diabetes: Reduce or Even Eliminate Your Dependence on Insulin or Oral Drugs by Julian Whitaker, M.D. This book is not just … Continue reading

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Smoked Salmon Frittata


  Smoked Salmon Frittata The French have their omelets but the Italians have Frittata. The ingredients are basically the same but the preparation method varies. A frittata is cooked open face over low heat until it is nearly set. Then … Continue reading

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Quinoa, Fruit & Nuts Salad


I enjoy finding and making delicious new recipes. Because I often take these new foods to work where we have some employees with wheat allergies and others who are vegetarian, I also try to find recipes that are wheat-free and … Continue reading

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Hard-Cooked Eggs Florentine


IDEA I like eggs benedict so I thought I would try something similar except eliminate the English muffin to comply with the rigors of the South Beach diet. I took spinach leaves, Canadian bacon, hard-cooked eggs, and an attempt at hollandaise sauce to … Continue reading

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Flounder in Scallion and Ginger Sauce


IDEA This is great dish to cook when you’re in the mood for fish. The idea came from the South Beach Diet book by Dr. Arthur Agatson, MD. Whether or not you are trying to shed a few pounds or … Continue reading

Posted in Entrees or Main Course, fish, Health, Nutrition & Diet, Supper

Easy Asparagus and Mushroom Omelet


Breakfast is an important meal for me and I enjoy starting the day with a healthy breakfast. It’s especially important when I’m trying to shed a few pounds. I have the energy to start the day. I particularly like the … Continue reading

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Grilled Sirloin and Grilled Tomato Relish


Lois is away for a couple of weeks visiting Erin and Julie and their newborn son Andrew. The perfect time for me to shed a few pounds. The diet that works best for me is South Beach by Dr Arthur … Continue reading

Posted in Accompaniments, Beef, Entrees or Main Course, Nutrition & Diet, Side Dishes, Supper, Type O

Barley with Green Beans Parmesan


I am a Type 2 Diabetic. I’ve discovered that if I eat mostly vegetarian meals, I can better maintain my blood sugar. Over the weekend I did some research into the Eat Right for Your Blood Type diet. I am … Continue reading

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