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"Make you banana pancakes...

…pretend like it’s the weekend…” Thank you, Jack Johnson, for the theme song (Banana Pancakes) this morning. Although I guess I’m a little selfish here, because the “you” is really me :) I’m making myself banana pancakes this morning, and totally pretending it’s still the weekend. 536 more words


Fava Bean Succotash and Camping with Dinosaurs

We just ended a weeklong vacation camping trip.  In a tent.  Without a fridge.  We camped through dinosaur country, checking out dinosaur fossils, dinosaur tracks, 10,000 year-old petroglyphs, and rockhounding.   821 more words

Meatless Main Dishes

Blueberry crisp

It’s the last day of summer, and I’ve got some mixed feelings. Grad school orientation is tomorrow and I can’t wait to start classes on Tuesday, but I definitely will miss these warm, lazy days. 597 more words


Do Our Kids Have Ideal Heart Health? Probably Not.

Here’s the link to this morning’s segment I did on Real Milwaukee on Fox 6 about getting kids to eat healthier. And up there 👆 is a picture of what an ideal day looks like food-wise. 718 more words

Do Whole Grains Help With Longevity?

The USDA recommends at least three servings per day of whole grains.

Health Benefits Of Whole Grains
According to a new study conducted by researchers at Harvard University in 2016, eating whole grains daily can positively impact the longevity of your life. 437 more words


Eating whole grains may protect against cancer, Harvard study suggests 

Edmond’s insight:

This recent Harvard study highlights the many health benefits of swapping out refined grains for whole grains and high fiber.  Whole oats are a good breakfast option, but barley actually has more fiber than oatmeal and is also high in beta-glucan… 36 more words


Oh Tempeh! 

when i used to eat meat, i thought that vegans were picky and missing out on a lot of delectable dishes. turns out, i am now one of them: picky in terms of eating only the good stuff (veggies, fruits and whole grains), and have been missing out on the healthy benefits all this time. 294 more words

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