Category Archives: Nutrition & Diet

Chicken and Collards


Collards are a terrific source of calcium, dietary fiber, folate, iron, manganese, magnesium, niacin, phosphorus, potassium, protein, riboflavin, thiamin, vitamin A,  vitamin B6, vitamin C, vitamin E and vitamin K. Not only that, but they taste great. I like them with … Continue reading

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I want one of these!


I could really enjoy working at a desk like this. And I’d also lose weight! Treadmill Desk!

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10 Worst Foods


This is a good article from SparkPeople about what foods to avoid in fast-food restaurants: http://www.dailyspark.com/blog.asp?post=the_10_worst_foods_of_2010

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Conversion Tip: How to Convert Quantities for Dried Herbs to Fresh Herbs


When substituting dried herbs for fresh use a generous 1/4 teaspoon ground or 1 teaspoon crumbled for every tablespoon of finely chopped fresh herbs. Experiment with this approximation since the potency of dried herbs will vary. Source: Joy of Cooking … Continue reading

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Great Website!


Here’s a link to the Eat Right for Your Blood Type website. It’s fabulous! ~Lois

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October is Vegetarian Awareness Month


In addition to being Breast Cancer Awareness Month, October is Vegetarian Awareness Month. It is often noted that a vegetarian diet can help reduce the incidence of cancer. But what makes a healthy vegetarian diet? Here’s an article from the … Continue reading

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Mushroom Strudel and Green Beans with Walnuts & Shallot Crisps


Last night, Don made an amazing meal with recipes from Vegetarian Times magazine. We had: Green Beans with Walnuts and Shallot Crisps Mushroom, Cheese, and Vegetable Strudel Roasted Sweet Potato “Fries” The meal took a lot of time, and the … Continue reading

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Roasted Sweet Potato “Fries”


Do you know that sweet potatoes are better for you than white potatoes? If you are diabetic like I am, then choose sweet potatoes. The Glycemic Index of a sweet potato is about half that of a white potato. I like … Continue reading

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Easy Food Calculator


Here’s a good website for keeping track of your diet, weight and exercise: http://www.thedailyplate.com/ Try it and tell me how you like it. ~Lois

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