Archive for July, 2012

Jul 30 2012

Is Lobster Fattening?

I recently discovered notes from research I conducted in 1988 to answer the question: is lobster fattening? My study was both fun and delicious but not considered rigorous enough to get published. The American lobster pictured here is found in the cold waters of Maine and Canada and at  peak in summer.  Many vacationers look [...]

One response so far

Jul 20 2012

Caprese Salad Mini-Pizza Appetizer

Published by under Recipe,Uncategorized

  I am always looking for appetizers that incorporate lots of vegetables. The combination of fresh mozzarella, basil and summer tomatoes is irresistible. According to Wikipedia the name describes its origin: being a salad from Capri.  My variation on this salad is to layer the magnificent summer ingredients on top of a pita, slice into wedges [...]

No responses yet

Jul 12 2012

Three Summer Salads- Ready in Minutes

Published by under Uncategorized

  For most of us summer is not the time for spending hours in the kitchen. Salads made from easy to prepare ingredients can be the perfect accompaniment to a grilled meal. Each of these salads can be ready in under 20 minutes. Asian Vegetable Slaw can be made with fresh sliced cabbage or bagged ready [...]

No responses yet

Jul 02 2012

A Simple Tip To Improve Diabetes

Published by under Diabetes,Health

  A simple meal plan of eating vegetables at the beginning of a meal achieved better blood sugar control than an exchanged-based diet. Researchers in Japan wanted to learn if patients could improve their diabetic control with the  simple dietary recommendation to eat  vegetables before carbohydrate at meals. To test the theory they divided  101 [...]

No responses yet