Tags » DASH Diet

A different take on pumpkin "spice"

It’s just past Halloween and soon to be Thanksgiving. The pumpkin bins at the Trader Joe’s will probably disappear next Tuesday morning, very convenient. The worst of it is, the only edible-grade pumpkins they sell are the little pie pumpkins. 1,156 more words


October 18, 2017

Ugh!  So frustrating, up again in weight.  172.4  I’m pretty sure 4 servings of couscous last night was a contributing factor.  Who needs 4 servings?  Obviously I had little regrets as I consumed a full cup of it.  163 more words

October 17, 2017

Weight 171.4


  • Steel cut oats, 1/4 c milk, 1tsp maple syrup, 1 T each walnuts and coconut
  • Chia yogurt with pomegranate and 1tsp honey…
  • 439 more words

Monday, October 16

6am 4242 steps taken, about 2 miles in 29 minutes – this includes about 8 minutes total of warm up and cool down.

By 12pm, I’m at 8862 steps. 157 more words

Perhaps Think Before You Eat?

Diets designed to boost brain health, targeted largely at older adults, are a new, noteworthy development in the field of nutrition.

The latest version is the… 986 more words

Researching the DASH Diet

So, I’ve been stalled for a while, like a ship without a map or manifest. I’m still a Weight Watchers member, and know that meetings are helpful for me, but it’s been challenging to get there. 85 more words


Microwave Tricks: Black Beans

Cooking seasonally is a tricky thing–especially if your season currently includes hurricanes or extreme heat. Pasadena has finally cooled down to 80s/90s with a bit of cloud cover, but last week’s 105-degree afternoons were a serious challenge. 1,961 more words