Sugar Craving Fighting Tips…

I stopped eating sugar because of cavities and I didn’t want a ‘fatty liver’. I avoid high fructose corn syrup like the plague. Did you know that regular white refined sugar is half sucrose and half fructose? I avoid them both and use xylitol as my coffee sweetener. Continue reading “Sugar Craving Fighting Tips…”

Lectins Cause Aches And Pains? Pressure Cook Beans, Tomatoes, Rice And Potatoes To Reduce Potency

Just because you eat plant based whole food doesn’t mean you don’t have to modify something. I don’t know about you, but I have suffered RA symptoms for quite some time, never identifying it for what it was. Continue reading “Lectins Cause Aches And Pains? Pressure Cook Beans, Tomatoes, Rice And Potatoes To Reduce Potency”

Low Glycemic Meal Planning: Life Without Rice, Potatoes And Bread? Seriously?

I think it’s important for our health to eat lower glycemic meals. Also, I believe it healthier to adopt a diet low in fat. I think high fat diets are responsible for weight gain, cardiovascular and other disease. But, I have read that too many refined carbohydrates can be unhealthy. Yet, on the other hand, some sources swear by eating all the avocados, nuts and olive oil you desire. Hum… Continue reading “Low Glycemic Meal Planning: Life Without Rice, Potatoes And Bread? Seriously?”

Eating Beans, Rice, Pasta And Bread: Which One Is Healthiest?

If you’ve read any number of my posts, you may remember my struggle with the idea of limiting high glycemic foods like potatoes, rice, pasta and bread. Blood sugar ups and downs really isn’t the best for our health. Intellectually, I know this, but putting it into practice may be quite another feat being we are ‘hooked’ on certain staple foods. Continue reading “Eating Beans, Rice, Pasta And Bread: Which One Is Healthiest?”

Delicious Foods I Stopped Eating That Improved My Health Almost Immediately

You are probably not going to like what I have to say. Here it goes… After many years of eating these kinds of products, I finally had enough proof I needed to give this category of food up. It’s very hard to do because it’s so prevalent in our society. It seems it’s in everything and everything is made from it or used to eat with it. Are you ready for the answer? Continue reading “Delicious Foods I Stopped Eating That Improved My Health Almost Immediately”

Are You Experiencing Painful Inflammation? Why You Might Want To Pressure Cook Your Beans, Rice And Potatoes…

As one gets older, he usually feels more aches and pains. It could also be food related and not so much age. The longer I am Vegan, the sooner the red flag comes up when I ‘fall of the wagon’. Continue reading “Are You Experiencing Painful Inflammation? Why You Might Want To Pressure Cook Your Beans, Rice And Potatoes…”

Quinoa Bowl Recipe With Mushrooms, Onions, Broccoli, Corn And Tamari Sauce

My Quinoa Bowl recipe With Mushrooms, Onions, Broccoli, Corn And Tamari Sauce is just like it says. No surprises. I am always looking for new recipes, but I think I have plenty as it is. Continue reading “Quinoa Bowl Recipe With Mushrooms, Onions, Broccoli, Corn And Tamari Sauce”

Why Eat ‘Sprouted’, Not Refined Grain?

I did my tests eating grain and came to a conclusion through taking notes about how I felt, weighing evidence for and against. But, it’s so easy to forget and fall back eating something you know you shouldn’t. I always loved eating anything made from grain. This includes cereal, bread, crackers, tortillas, snack and junk food. Continue reading “Why Eat ‘Sprouted’, Not Refined Grain?”

Does Eating Starch Help Me Lose Weight?

Which starch is better to eat for weight loss? If high spikes in blood sugar is not healthy, then slowly digested starch (which is fermented in the large intestine by bacteria) should provide ‘extended energy release’ which will make us feel satiated longer than refined carbs. Continue reading “Does Eating Starch Help Me Lose Weight?”

Curried ‘Get your Greens’ Veggie Basmati Rice Bowl

My curried ‘get your greens’ veggie basmati rice bowl is unique. It’s my first adventure into Indian cooking. If you like curry, you will love this one… Continue reading “Curried ‘Get your Greens’ Veggie Basmati Rice Bowl”