Posts filed under: Food & Nutrition

I love my Fast Slow Pro by Breville.  It’s a slow cooker and pressure cooker in one <grin>!  If you have all day that’s good, but if you don’t, that’s...
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Who doesn’t love peanut butter cups?  Toss in some flaked coconut and it takes me to another place.  Remember Mounds bars?  These taste like that, but with peanut butter.  Today...
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Celebrate good times!  Nothing says fiesta like a good bubbly drink with or without alcohol.  From sparkling wine to sparkling water, it’s always fun to dazzle guests with homemade bevies. With...
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Let’s talk about what makes eggs so special.  For 70 calories per large egg, you get high-quality protein and the yolks are packed with vitamin D, choline and antioxidants, lutein...
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Stevia.  A zero-calorie sweetener that comes from a plant.  That’s what I knew when I attended the scientific session at the Experimental Biology Conference in Chicago.  I knew, in general...
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Scrambled. Sunny Side Up. Poached. Hard-Boiled.  However, you crack ‘em, eggs offer so many culinary options for any meal. Plus, the whole egg is a powerhouse of nutrients – from...
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This is the year.  You are going to rummage through the depths of your pantry and check cans, boxes and bags for expiration dates, and reach into the back of...
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We can all make a difference in the war against waste. According to a study by ECOlunchbox, the typical family wastes about $450 on throw-aways and creates thousands of pieces of...
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I can’t live without spices.  As it turns out, there’s a reason I love the flavors they impart.  Spices are good for life; health-enhancing parts of plants that cultures have used for...
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Spring is in the air! Let’s take stock of what’s in your pantry or fridge right now.  Before you run out to the grocery store to make dinner tonight, use...
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