Monthly Archives: June 2012

Grilled Fingerling Potato Salad with Herb Vinaigrette

 What would you call a food that is fat and cholesterol free,  has more  potassium than a banana, half of your daily value of vitamin C,  as many phytonutrients as broccoli and only 110 calories? I call it nutritious! What … Continue reading

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Dietary Cleasing: Dumb or Dumber

I wasn’t going to write about this, but after several dietitians endorsed the idea of a dietary cleanse, I felt the need to express my opinion. What is a  dietary cleanse? Simply put, it is a borderline fasting regimen that … Continue reading

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Sugar: How Sweet It Was

It’s old news that America has a weight problem. The rising incidence of childhood obesity and its related health concerns has catapulted this issue into the national spot-light. How have we gotten here? Health experts point to an excess of … Continue reading

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Give Thanks: Barbeque for Dad

 Dad’s are very important people. They impress us with lifelong lessons. For me, my dad gave me my first lesson in food safety. Yep, it was dear ol’ dad who use to preach remind  me and my siblings  to,   “Wash … Continue reading

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Summer Reading: The Blue Zone

I haven’t had much time lately to get lost in a good book. But after reviewing my schedule for the next month, I see I have a two-plus  hour layover in Dallas on my way to Manhattan, Kansas. Hmm, looks … Continue reading

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