How To Feast on Grandma’s Holiday Meals and Not Gain A Pound

Of course, food isn't inherently evil. But, we don't like an upset stomach from overeating on the holidays. Discomfort and bodily pain is a sign we need to listen to. 'I have learned what the healthiest diet on the planet is. People in cultures who are trim, healthy and live the longest eat mostly plant … Continue reading How To Feast on Grandma’s Holiday Meals and Not Gain A Pound

Why Slight Weight Loss May Bring Big Health Benefits…

As I've said earlier, I lost 50 pounds in a year. That's sizable weight loss. But, losing even less could bring big health benefits. It's encouraging once you begin seeing the pounds peel off. Shirts and pants fit better and belt notches loosen. "Healthy weight loss isn’t just about a 'diet' or 'program'. It’s about … Continue reading Why Slight Weight Loss May Bring Big Health Benefits…

Key Elements To Permanent Healthy Weight Loss (Simplified)

This is just an updated reminder that if we follow a few proven principles, we will lose weight and keep it off. How so? Maintaining the weight you lost is kind of a balancing act. You need to basically burn up more calories than you take in. And, how I do it is eating foods … Continue reading Key Elements To Permanent Healthy Weight Loss (Simplified)

Why To Not Eat Bread Anymore, And Other ‘So Called Healthy Foods’ You Didn’t Expect…

Some of us have a reaction to certain foods we eat. And, when we finally identify which ones they are for certain, we will know to always avoid them. I think at least, for me, the gluten in wheat bothers me in a couple of ways... Wheat may possibly affect you the same, but you … Continue reading Why To Not Eat Bread Anymore, And Other ‘So Called Healthy Foods’ You Didn’t Expect…

Pinto Beans, Basmati Brown Rice, Sautéed Onions, Corn And Mexican Salsa Recipe

You'd be surprised how good eating simply tastes. When I hadn't eaten my beans with rice for awhile, and when I tried this recipe, I remembered what I had been missing. I bought a different brand salsa and it made a big difference in taste. 'The nutrient composition of dry beans makes them ideally suited … Continue reading Pinto Beans, Basmati Brown Rice, Sautéed Onions, Corn And Mexican Salsa Recipe

Why Pan Frying Hash Browns With No Oil Is Healthier And Just As Tasty

I pan fry my hash browns without oil in a 'no stick' coated pan. I didn't realize you could actually make hash browns and cut up potatoes have a crusty coating cooking with no oil. But, you can. Living without oil to fry your food isn't hard doing. Just don't buy it at the store … Continue reading Why Pan Frying Hash Browns With No Oil Is Healthier And Just As Tasty

13 Healthy Reasons Why We Should Eat Steamed Broccoli Every Day

I have always loved the pungent taste of broccoli. But, I was introduced to it in those boiling bags smothered in cheese sauce. Sometimes, the health benefits of what you eat are neutralized by something added that is way too salty and oily. How do we fix this? The healthiest way I know to eat … Continue reading 13 Healthy Reasons Why We Should Eat Steamed Broccoli Every Day

9 Healthy Reasons To Eat Your Beans (legumes) Everyday

You know, I have always liked beans. But, no one in my family likes them. This is weird to me. But, everyone is different and you have to live with it. Yet, at the same time, my wife has been eating more fruits and vegetables than she ever has. We can change only when we … Continue reading 9 Healthy Reasons To Eat Your Beans (legumes) Everyday

9 Reasons Why Sautéed Mushrooms May Improve Your Health…

I don't know about you, but I have always loved mushrooms. I remember when I bought the ones in the bottles to add to my spaghetti sauce. I didn't know I could save money buying them fresh chopping them up dropping them in the crock pot. You live and you learn to do things easier … Continue reading 9 Reasons Why Sautéed Mushrooms May Improve Your Health…

Why Eating Potatoes Everyday Is Nutritious And Helps You Lose Weight…

The number one reason I eat potatoes is because I simply love them. They fill me up and keep me satisfied. I know they are high on the glycemic index, and sometimes I feel tired after eating more than one, but eating fruits and vegetables alone just doesn't doesn't do the trick in making me … Continue reading Why Eating Potatoes Everyday Is Nutritious And Helps You Lose Weight…