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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


Off and "running" ...

Not literally. Just walking. We realized our purebred Beagle, Sydney, became overweight. So we decided that she needed to go on walks and not just the backyard. 421 more words

Keto And Dash Diet Review

It’s midafternoon and I’ve landed at my favorite coffee cave to write. I know it’s crazy but sometimes I’m more focused and less distracted writing in the mix of elevator music, the chatter of the baristas ( even when they go on break and sit and talk with me for awhile) and the low rumble of customers conversations. 1,978 more words

Diabetes meets ethnic foodways in new ADA series

Just in at my library are two new cookbooks from the American Diabetes Association. Indian Cuisine Diabetes Cookbook by May Abraham Fridel (©2017, ADA, Inc.)  and… 981 more words


Eating for Health

We have embarked on a better way of eating.  My husband’s blood pressure has been staying around 150/90+ since last Fall and he has finally come to realize that those numbers have become his normal and that needed to change. 310 more words


Dietary Fats and Cardiovascular Disease: A Presidential Advisory From the American Heart Association - Circulation

In summary, randomized controlled trials that lowered intake of dietary saturated fat and replaced it with polyunsaturated vegetable oil reduced CVD by ≈30%, similar to the reduction achieved by statin treatment.

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White Bean, Cucumber & Tomato Salad

During the summer months we try to eat lighter and use the grill more.  This past weekend was hot and MUGGGGGGY!  Sunday was miserable.  There was barely a breeze and it was thick!   203 more words

Cooking From Scratch