Scales & Mirrors (Part 3)

So you exercised yesterday and felt good afterwards. Yet today you don't feel like it. Why, because it felt good? I thought people who overeat are pleasure seekers? Then why deny yourself the pleasure of exercise? Oh boy, here comes the whining again. Just do it. Regularly. Not once every two months. Every day. Not... Continue Reading →

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Smart Dog Roll-Ups

SMART DOG ROLL-UPS This is one of my favorite lunches when I'm working at home. It doesn't take long, it's easy and it satisfies all my taste buds! Makes as many as you want, but I only have 1 Jumbo veg dog cut in half to make 2 roll-ups 1 JUMBO SMART DOG by Lightlife,... Continue Reading →

The Urgency Of Now

What am I going to do, sleep the rest of my life away? No. I'm going to get up and greet the day as if I have my whole life in front of me - even though I don't. If I can pull that off, I'll be in a good place. Age naturally restricts a... Continue Reading →

ACC Hospital Food Initiative: Don’t Leave a Critical Component of Heart Health on the Table 

ACC Hospital Food Initiative: Don't Leave a Critical Component of Heart Health on the Table Jan 18, 2018   |  Stephen Devries, MD, FACC; Neal D. Barnard, MD, FACC; Andrew M. Freeman, MD, FACC Expert Analysis Consider this common scenario: your patient admitted three days ago with an acute myocardial infarction is doing well under your care.... Continue Reading →

Inflammatory Foods Linked to Colorectal Cancer

Inflammatory Foods Linked to Colorectal Cancer Inflammatory foods, such as red and processed meats, play a role in colorectal cancer development, according to a study published in JAMA Oncology. Researchers followed 121,050 participants over 26 years and rated their diets for their inflammatory potential. Pro-inflammatory products included processed meats, red meat, organ meats, and sodas.... Continue Reading →

Perfect Mashed Sweet Potatoes

PERFECT MASHED SWEET POTATOES Baked sweet potatoes processed with peeled baked red apples till velvety smooth with nothing more than pink Himalayan salt. Exquisite! Naturally sweet with a slight bite from the acid of the apple! Makes 3-1/2 cups Preheat oven to 375 degrees 3 lg. sweet potatoes, rinsed and scrubbed 8 red apples -... Continue Reading →

Skinny Dirty Rice

SKINNY DIRTY RICE What to do with the water you soak your almonds in and the skins you pop from the nuts? Make this original rice, skins and dirty water recipe! Fat-Free too!  Makes 12-1/2 cups 5 c. soaking liquid from parboiled raw almonds 1 T. pink Himalayan salt 1/4 t. fine grind black pepper... Continue Reading →

Pink Lentil Cream

PINK LENTIL CREAM Serve as an elegant first course appetizer soup, use as gravy or as thickener/flavor enhancer for other sauces instead of cornstarch/flour and bouillon. Easy, cheap and super smooth! Makes 4 cups 2 c. washed pink lentils 4 c. water 1 t. pink Himalayan salt fresh grind black pepper to taste 2/3 c.... Continue Reading →

Top 19 Health Benefits of Chlorella

FFC Comment: I've been taking this supplement for about a month once a day. Since I tolerated it well, I'm going to increase the dose to twice a day. "If you’ve been tuned in to the health food world over the past few years chances are you have heard of something called chlorella, though you... Continue Reading →

I Thought This Was A Fat-Free Site

I thought this was a fat-free site. What happened? Even though the site URL is fat-free chef, it's not all fat-free. It isn't even all about fat. It's about working with fat in conjunction with other ingredients or working without fat - and then a bunch of other stuff. So why not change the URL?... Continue Reading →

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Diet Coke Coffee Gravy ©

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DIET COKE COFFEE GRAVY ©

BUBBLING GOODNESS. DIET COKE. COFFEE. GRAVY. HAPPY THANKSGIVING.

Makes 5-3/4 cups

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Purple Asian Slaw

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PURPLE ASIAN SLAW

Red cabbage, carrot matchsticks, celery and scallion dressed with an AFC Asian Coffee Dressing! A different interpretation of coleslaw!

Makes 5 cups salad – 3-1/2 cups dressing

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Do you take calcium and vitamin D to protect your bones? A new study says it doesn’t help – 

Karen Kaplan If taking more vitamin and mineral supplements is part of your plan for a healthier new year, a new study may prompt you to reconsider. Researchers who scoured the medical literature for evidence that calcium and vitamin D pills could help prevent bone fractures came up empty. Their analysis focused on adults older than age 50 who... Continue Reading →

Anticipated Results

Nobody likes discipline, but everybody likes the result. The Anticipated Result is eventually what motivates us to move beyond our limbo state of mind. ~ Sharon Lee Davies-Tight  

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Elevated Urea Levels & Too Much Protein

  If you're eating a high-protein diet to lose weight or increase muscle mass, your body may be producing high amounts of urea, a byproduct of protein metabolism. Urea builds up in your blood, and the excess is excreted by the kidneys through your urine. Consuming too much protein may strain your kidneys, and if... Continue Reading →

Swearing helps us battle pain – no matter what language we curse in

Swear words have many functions. They can be used for emphasis, for comedic effect, as a shared linguistic tool that strengthens social bonds and maintains relationships, or simply to cause offence and shock. They are words that can be emotionally electrifying. We can express utter horror, disdain, or just frustration through the utterance of a... Continue Reading →

Medical marijuana laws reduced alcohol consumption

SAM COMMENT > Look for the liquor, beer and wine industries to be lobbying against the passage of laws making marijuana possession and use legal. They of course are well aware of alcohol sales, yet they represented to lawmakers and to the public that alcohol plus other drug usage would increase if marijuana became legal. Marijuana... Continue Reading →

Potassium is critical to circadian rhythms in human red blood cells

An innovative new study from the University of Surrey and Cambridge's MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology, published in the prestigious journal Nature Communications, has uncovered the secrets of the circadian rhythms in red blood cells and identified potassium as the key to unravelling the mystery. Red blood cells, similar to other cells in the body,... Continue Reading →

AFRICAN CRICKET CHILI – therapeutic too

AFRICAN CRICKET CHILI - therapeutic too A 'Cure Whatever Ails You' Soup. Or at least you'll think you're cured. Hibiscus, lavender, black forbidden rice with lots of veggies, herbs and spice makes the alternative cricket tastes especially nice! MAKES 24 cups Make the black rice > 2 c. black forbidden rice, rinsed till water runs... Continue Reading →

Plants Are Medicine With Benefits And Side Effects

Benefits and side effects of chicken webMD is what I googled.  Just to be fair, I used the same benefits/side effects website I use as one of my go-to-sites for supplements, plant foods and isolates. This is what I got. Then I googled BENEFITS AND SIDE EFFECTS OF EATING CHICKEN (even though when looking up a... Continue Reading →

Donkey Apple Bean Salad

DONKEY APPLE BEAN SALAD Who would think something so simple could be so good? It's fat-free and it's going to be a staple lunch dish in my house for a long time! 1 Serving 1 red apple, cored and cut into cubes - use green if you like 1/2 c. BUSH'S Bean Pot Vegetarian Baked... Continue Reading →

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