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Nov 16 2014

For Weight Control Learn to Cook More Fruits and Vegetables

Illness from heart disease, cancer, stroke, and diabetes are all related to being overweight. The risk of being overweight has increased because we eat more of our meals away from home (where calories are always greater), and portions sizes are larger.  Less cooking at home and more eating out is linked to meals that contain [...]

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Sep 17 2014

Eight No Time To Cook Breakfast Ideas

  Breakfast helps with weight control and children perform better in school  when they start the day with good food. I recommend families avoid foods with a high concentration of sugar, such as  donuts, pop tarts etc. Sugar belongs in dessert not morning food (the natural sugar found   in whole fruit and milk is OK,because  [...]

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Jul 07 2014

Beet Reuben Sandwich

It might sound a bit weird to make a sandwich using beets but the result was heaven. I got the idea from the Maine Grind in Ellsworth, Maine where I ordered it on a recent trip North. Since then I have made it for friends and family with lots of accolades and recipe requests. The [...]

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Jun 16 2014

Emeals it Might Help You Eat Better

  A co-worker raved about e-meals, he said it took the hassle out of shopping and helped him eat better and healthier. I was a skeptic, after all cooking is my hobby.  I do not find it tedious and I hate following recipes. I thought I would give it a try in hopes it would [...]

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Jun 02 2014

Secret Sauce Can Reduce Heart Disease

Last year the delicious tasting Mediterranean diet beat out a low-fat diet for treating cardiovascular disease and a sauce known as Sofrito was part of the dietary prescription that led to healthier hearts.   Participants on the Mediterranean diets were asked to eat Sofrito at least twice per week.   The sauce is made by slowly [...]

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