JUICING

If you juice, then watermelon and/or cucumber are good choices, especially when the melons or cukes aren’t in the greatest shape – off-season. Although sometimes I’ll juice carrots if I find a good bulk price, usually I let Bolthouse Farms brand do the juicing for me. I prefer to juice items that produce a lotContinue reading “JUICING”

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CUCUMBER WATER

Okay, so I ask a bartender what she eats to stay slim. I said, ‘now don’t say pizza because I know you don’t eat pizza’. She agreed. I was looking for a tip from a slim person. After all, they must be doing something right. She drinks a lot of water, and instead of theContinue reading “CUCUMBER WATER”

JUST PLAIN IS JUST FINE WITH ME

Once every week or two after going grocery shopping, I prep the fresh vegetables I’m going to be eating like snacks. This week it was brussel sprouts, broccoli (including the trimmed and sliced stems into rounds), spinach, green beans, asparagus and corn. I just eat them plain. Nothing on them. Same thing with the cornContinue reading “JUST PLAIN IS JUST FINE WITH ME”

BACK IN THE JERKY BUSINESS

There’s a Bi-Rite grocery store not far from us that sells Polar Vegan Jerky in its dollar section. I often buy it for Steve and he takes it into work and shares it with his buddies. It doesn’t matter to them that’s it’s vegan. It’s good and they like it. A couple of days agoContinue reading “BACK IN THE JERKY BUSINESS”

TURNING THE CORNER

Steve finally made it to the gym after procrastinating since September 2016. In fairness he had a stroke over Christmas and had a long recovery from carotid artery surgery, so he had some excuses. For me there were lots of excuses, but none of them were valid – the main one being I just didn’tContinue reading “TURNING THE CORNER”

BAKED VEG CHEESE AND VEAL CANNELLONI

BAKED VEG CHEESE AND VEAL CANNELLONI We use the other white plant meat for this fine American-Italian casserole. Veg veal! I think I’ve had veal once or twice aside from a luncheon sandwich meat called veal loaf back in the long ago days. I recall it not having much flavor – not the loaf thatContinue reading “BAKED VEG CHEESE AND VEAL CANNELLONI”

FAT-FREE BAKED BEAN & ROASTED TOMATO SOUP

FAT-FREE BAKED BEAN & ROASTED TOMATO SOUP Bush’s Beans proves that you don’t need fat nor oil to enjoy good tasting baked beans, and you don’t need it in a soup either! Makes 7-1/2 cups

High Polyphenols Foods

Know Your High Polyphenol Foods & Polyphenol Sources A principle of the Gene Smart Anti Inflammatory Diet & Exercise Program is to increase polyphenols. This is one of the most delicious aspects of the Gene Smart Program!  You can find high polyphenol foods among popular fruits, vegetables, legumes, nuts, seeds, dark chocolate, red wine, tea, and even in herbs, spicesContinue reading “High Polyphenols Foods”

Can Pink Noise Help You Sleep?

Soothing pink noise, which sounds similar to rushing water, has a notable influence on sleep quality and may also improve your brain health. By Dr. Mercola You probably don’t think of noise in terms of colors, but there is a rainbow of noise out there — from the familiar white noise that occurs when aContinue reading “Can Pink Noise Help You Sleep?”

The All-Vegan Impossible Burger Will Be Everywhere Soon 

  From One Green Planet: The Impossible Burger has just opened a new production facility. Welcome to the future of food. Since the Impossible Burger’s debut on the meat-centric menu of restaurateur David Chang’s Momofuku Nishi, Impossible Foods’ premier product has continued to gain momentum. Every day, hungry customers would line up outside Momofuku Nishi waiting to get a taste ofContinue reading “The All-Vegan Impossible Burger Will Be Everywhere Soon “

A Point Of A Hundred Diseases

TSOF take on this: I didn’t know that we all have 100 diseases in our bodies waiting to be cured by a push and rub button located beneath our knee caps between two long leg bones. Or, if we push and rub in a certain way, at certain times it will prevent what may notContinue reading “A Point Of A Hundred Diseases”

How to Change Your Life Through Habits

How to successfully engineer your habits to begin changing your life.   How I’ve Begun Changing My Life, One Habit at a Time Written by Matt Frazier I’m not a big movie guy, but I liked Limitless. In it, Bradley Cooper’s character discovers a drug called NZT which allows him to access 100% of his brain, givingContinue reading “How to Change Your Life Through Habits”

PLANT MEAT PATE

PLANT MEAT PATE You can say it tastes like any animal you like. It’s still plant meat, and that’s the way hundreds of millions of people all over the globe prefer their meat – from a plant! Enjoy the brilliance of plants that provide what they were intended to provide – nourishment and pleasure! MakesContinue reading “PLANT MEAT PATE”

STEVE’S POWER CEREAL

STEVE’S POWER CEREAL This week it’s cereal for Steve’s lunches at work. He made the recipe with all the ingredients he thought would be most beneficial for total health. He knows he’s in charge of his own health and he now takes that responsibility seriously! Makes 11 cups

VEGANEGG

It took awhile for me to get to this VEGANEGG by Follow Your Heart. Steve finally found it at the Westside Market, but when unpacking the bags I noticed it was outdated by over one year. I almost gave up on it, since the people who sold it gave us such a hard time overContinue reading “VEGANEGG”

MOTIVATED BY MONEY

Money is the greatest motivator – having it, spending it, saving it, counting it, giving it, making it, investing it, building with it. We all love money. Bingo. Go for the gold. Lose weight by cutting portion size, cutting calories, thus cutting costs. Cut back on going out to eat, buying coffee out, drinking alcohol.Continue reading “MOTIVATED BY MONEY”

People are calling for this ‘sexist’ and ‘degrading’ advert to be removed

“Degrading” Saint Laurent Campaign Under Fire by French Ad Watchdog  Kristina Rodulfo, Elle From ELLE France’s advertising watchdog, the Autorité de Régulation Professionnelle de la Publicité (ARPP), has called on Saint Laurent to modify two ads from its spring 2017 campaign for being “degrading” to women. The two photos in question feature a woman in roller skates andContinue reading “People are calling for this ‘sexist’ and ‘degrading’ advert to be removed”

Tom Brady of New England Patriots backs vegan meal delivery

Tom Brady endorses meal subscription service Mar 7, 2017 by Darren Rovell ESPN Senior Writer In the past year, Tom Brady has put his name on workout equipment, a cookbook and bags of nuts. Now he’s entering the prepared-meal subscription business. Plant-based meal company Purple Carrot of Massachusetts announced Tuesday a partnership with the New England Patriots quarterback, unveiling aContinue reading “Tom Brady of New England Patriots backs vegan meal delivery”

Steve’s all U Can Eat Salad For Sharon’s Birthday

Well, I do like salad, especially when it’s one of Steve’s all u can eats! Happy Birthday to me! No calorie worries today. Ingredients: chopped hearts of romaine lettuce tomatoes orange wedges sliced sweet onion sliced radishes sliced Japanese cucumber diced green pepper sliced celery soy bacon bits mixed nut crumbles fresh ginger sticks pumpernickelContinue reading “Steve’s all U Can Eat Salad For Sharon’s Birthday”

10 Surprising Health Benefits of Hibiscus Tea

Written By Jon Yaneff, CNP from Doctor’s Health Press Hibiscus tea benefits your health in many ways. It helps lower high blood pressure, control blood sugar, lower bad cholesterol, reduce depression and many more. Hibiscus Tea: Overview The other day, I was relaxing by the pool in my favorite outdoor recliner. I had my sunglasses on andContinue reading “10 Surprising Health Benefits of Hibiscus Tea”

How to Lower Blood Pressure with Hibiscus Tea – The People’s Pharmacy

Hibiscus tea (made from Hibiscus flowers) is tart and many people find it pleasant. There is now scientific evidence that it can lower blood pressure. Blood pressure control is essential to maintain good kidney health and reduce the possibility of a stroke or heart attack. But it can be difficult to find blood pressure medicationContinue reading “How to Lower Blood Pressure with Hibiscus Tea – The People’s Pharmacy”

The science behind caffeine and fat-burning

The science behind caffeine Why less is more Do you remember what you felt after your very first cup of coffee? Excitement and a remarkable ability to focus — maybe even euphoria.[1][2] Compare that with the “slightly less sleepy” feeling that followed your fifth cup this morning. Depressing, isn’t it? So, what happened since that first,Continue reading “The science behind caffeine and fat-burning”

White Meat May Be as Cholesterol-Raising as Red 

In light of recommendations for heart healthy eating from national professional organizations encouraging Americans to limit their intake of meat, the beef industry commissioned and co-wrote a review of randomized controlled trials comparing the effects of beef versus chicken and fish on cholesterol levels published over the last 60 years. They found that the impact of beefContinue reading “White Meat May Be as Cholesterol-Raising as Red “

Alpha Lipoic Acid Benefits – From Weight Loss to Neuropathy

  Benefits of Alpha Lipoic Acid, including facts about ALA and weight loss. What foods contain ALA? Will ALA cure health issues? Diet Reviews / Ingredient Reviews / Alpha Lipoic Acid Benefits – From Weight Loss to Neuropathy Alpha lipoic acid, an essential fatty acid, is a part of every cell in the body. It is also a naturalContinue reading “Alpha Lipoic Acid Benefits – From Weight Loss to Neuropathy”

GLYCEMIC INDEX

 ND’s Fullness Factor™ is an alternative to the Glycemic Index… What is the Glycemic Index? Why is the Glycemic Index Important? How Glycemic Load Improves the Glycemic Index Glycemic Index and Glycemic Load Values for Common Foods Estimating Glycemic Loads for Other Foods Limitations of the Glycemic Index and Glycemic Load Another Way to ControlContinue reading “GLYCEMIC INDEX”

THE BETTER CHOICES CONCEPT

The Better Choices Concept The Better Choices Diet revolves around one very simple key concept: For every food that you eat, there are likely to be other equally nutritious foods that will satisfy your hunger with fewer Calories. The Better Choices Diet starts with a simple nutritional analysis of your current diet. It evaluates eachContinue reading “THE BETTER CHOICES CONCEPT”

2 March 2017 Weight Loss Update

For months I’ve been putting off doing an update, since my weight fluctuated all over the place. But, since today is my birthday and I couldn’t sleep, I decided to get up and do some calculating. Granted I’ve had some stress in my life and I’m beginning to think now that it’s not just theContinue reading “2 March 2017 Weight Loss Update”