Just cut calories – protein/carb/fat ratio doesn’t matter: study

LESLIE BECK  – From Wednesday's Globe and Mail There’s no shortage of diet plans promising to melt away the pounds by calling for strict proportions of protein, carbohydrate and fat. But, according to… Continue reading

French Brandied Chicken

Thursday, January 19th B – Eggs, Cauliflower, broccoli, maple turkey scramble –   Yup, there is a theme here! L –  French brandied chicken 10 to 15 pitted prunes 1/2 cup brandy or… Continue reading

Wednesday January 18

Day 3 of strict paleo.  I almost caved last night and had a scotch, but I didn't.  B – my spirulina smoothie L – Smoked peppered Mackerel, tomato, cucumber, caper salad. yummy! D-… Continue reading

Monday and tuesday FOOD journal

I  thought if I tried to keep track of my food it would make me more accountable, but as well I can share recipes with ya'll. Monday, January 16th B- 1/2 cup egg… Continue reading

Cauliflower is my friend

 I love cauliflower. Normally I would have it boiled and then sauté breadcrumbs in butter and pour on top. yummy.   It has very little calories and is good for you. Now that… Continue reading

Curried Butternut Squash Bisque

This is a wonderful soup. My kids loved it! 6 servings Recipe by Timberline Lodge Ingredients •2 2-pound butternut squash, halved lengthwise, seeded •2 teaspoons olive oil •2 tablespoons (1/4 stick) butter •1… Continue reading

MSG: Is This Silent Killer Lurking in Your Kitchen Cabinets

by Dr. Mercola A widespread and silent killer that’s worse for your health than alcohol, nicotine and many drugs is likely lurking in your kitchen cabinets right now. [1] “It” is monosodium glutamate… Continue reading

White Coat Black Hat – Adventures on the dark side of medicine

This is a hair raising book review!  I'm not surprised by this and it's great to see someone blow the whistle on big pharma. "This book contains bad news. But, the good news… Continue reading

The Worst Thing You Can Eat if You Want to Drop Pounds

I love Dr. Mercola and when he posts an article like this, i can't resist but share it with you. U.S. News evaluated and ranked 20 diets with input from a panel of… Continue reading

Black Olive Tapenade

I LOVE Black olive tapenade, but I find the store bought stuff in a jar disgusting. My ex-sister in law had a recipe that I've modified a bit, and it's awesome! Serve with… Continue reading