Archive for the 'Protein' Category

Jan 14 2013

What to Eat for Supper

In my opinion we can eat just about anything, and make a meal “balanced”,  by serving generous portion of vegetables. Here are several ideas for delicious, traditional  family meals. Meatloaf : I often substitute ground turkey instead of beef when making meatloaf. I add carrots and onions right in the cooking pan, and bake a [...]

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Apr 04 2012

How to Hard Boil an Egg Perfectly

Nothing is much easier than hard boiling an egg. Cook eggs slowly so the boiling water does not bounce them around and break the shell. A  properly cooked egg is solid but not rubbery, and it should be easy to peel. Over cook an egg and you get a dark green ring around the yolk. The green [...]

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Feb 27 2012

Saving Money, Improving Health

  Food cost is an issue for me, and I am sure for everyone reading this post. The organic foods that have the most sticker shock for me are meat, poultry, eggs, and butter. To control costs I practice portion control and use less of certain foods such as meat and butter. On one day [...]

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Dec 31 2011

Happy New Year – Hoppin’ John Recipe

Have a safe and healthy holiday! Hoppin’ John Black-Eyed Peas My mother served black-eyed peas  on New Year’s Day  she said it would bring good luck for the whole year. Here is her recipe from her recipe notebook. One pound dried black-eyed peas Two tablespoons oil One half-pound salt pork, diced One cup thinly sliced [...]

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Oct 02 2011

Redesigning Breakfast

What if starting your day with the right breakfast helped you control weight better without hunger? For years we have heard protein is important for dieters but new research suggests it is the timing and the quality that really matters. This  summer I was asked by the Egg Nutrition Center (ENC) to participate in a  [...]

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