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Sugar and Heart Disease

This post is as much a “REFRESHER” for me as it is an informative bit of information for my readers. During Covid-19 I have been leaning into more sugary treats. I’m not alone when I confess this. Sugar is a “comfort” food that is easy to love and get hooked on. It’s basically a drug. […]

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Crockpot Oatmeal

As the temperatures outside drop and I feel like “cocooning” at home, I find myself using my crockpot frequently. I have posted on this topic before. Using my crockpot allows me to utilize my best MS energy of the day, which is usually in the morning. Assembling dinner in the crockpot in the morning and […]

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Why are you hungry after eating a fast food feast?

I don’t eat fast food and there are many reasons why. First and foremost, there is very little nutritional value to fast food and it is made of some horrendously damaging chemicals and saturated bad fats, lots of sodium and most likely food coloring to make it look attractive to the hunger center of your […]

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Dates

During Covid confinement I have been doing a lot of baking. Something I never really took a liking too. I love cooking but baking wasn’t in my repertoire. Eating sweets and pastries is not in keeping with a healthy diet. But there are ways to enjoy the odd sweet treat while avoiding all of the […]

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A Food Refresher! What not to eat…

I don’t know about you but during this “COVID-19” time I’ve kind of let my guard down a bit in the “nutrition” end of things. I’m being very careful in all of the other ways to avoid Covid but we’ve been a little free spirited with our diets. I believe this is because we are […]

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I love potatoes!

We think about potatoes as fattening foods. Potatoes have been given a bad rap because most of them are eaten in the form of deep fried “French fries”. Any food that is processed and fried is fattening and bad for our health. But lets give potatoes the love they deserve. Any type of potato….gold, russet, […]

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Zucchini Blueberry Cake

Oh my goodness this cake is GOOD! I will share the recipe below.With Zucchini so abundant at this time of year…I was looking for ways to use it. Zucchini is a rather bland summer squash but can be added to so many different recipes to up the nutrition quotient. Let’s analyze why zucchini is a […]

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Food and Covid

I just read a very informative article by my health guru, Dr. Mercola, regarding how foods can influence your risk of dying from Covid. The big food highlighted in this article is “fermented food”. Things like Kim Chi which is fermented vegetables, sauerkraut, Yogurt, kefir, miso, tempeh, kombucha are what is considered fermented foods. Apparently […]

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Black Licorice

Do you remember back to the days of “Twizzlers” licorice sticks? I sure do. It was a memorable sweet treat we would chew on and share with our friends. Back when I was a youngster I remember my parents bringing me a “goodie box” to camp and it usually had a package of licorice in […]

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Avocado Oil

According to my most trusted “health guru” we should think twice before we add Avocado Oil to our shopping baskets. That surprises me as I had the impression that avocado oil was one of the better ones to use for cooking. Here’s why Avocado Oil purity is in question: A report warns that the quality […]

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