Archive for the 'Protein' Category

May 05 2014

Why I like Bob’s Red Mill Whey Protein Powder

Whey protein powder is an easy way to boost protein in the morning: Read Redesigning Breakfast. A July 2010 article Alert: Protein drinks You don’t need the extra protein or the heavy metals our tests found in Consumer Reports revealed “Some protein drinks can even pose health risks, including exposure to potentially harmful heavy metals, [...]

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Mar 11 2014

When Every Calorie Counts

When unwanted weight loss occurs, it is essential that we take advantage of every opportunity to consume calories. In these situations even a balanced diet must take a back seat to providing enough calories. Custard, Flan ( pictured here) and pudding can be a delicious way to add calories and protein. Knowing how to increase [...]

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Oct 21 2013

Easy Fish Baked in Foil with Vegetables

  Make fast work of this dish by assembling it early in the day. Experiment with a variety of fresh or frozen ( defrosted) fillets, such as salmon, cod, haddock, Pollack, perch or halibut.     I teaspoon canola or olive oil 1 cup snow peas or snap peas 1 tomato, quartered 1/8 teaspoon dried [...]

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Sep 28 2013

Easy Hamburg Soup

Fall is the perfect time for soup. Here is a recipe from my mother’s recipe file. Do not skimp on the peppercorns or replace them with ground pepper, they impart the perfect amount of flavor . In  our house we say the one who bites into a whole peppercorn will have good luck. I have [...]

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Feb 11 2013

How To Eat Beef Stew- FTLOF way

I love beef stew because once it is assembled it cooks on its own with little attention and everyone loves it. Here is a favorite recipe for a good, hearty Beef Stew instead of cooking potatoes with the beef, I make a colorful mashed potato “nest” of mashed carrots and white potatoes and serve the stew [...]

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