What is tahini? A remarkable flavor added to dips, hummus and salad dressings

What is tahini sauce or paste? It's actually made out of sesame seeds and is very oily. It is very tasty, but be careful the sesame seed oil can possibly cause you inflammation as it does me. I used to use ranch dressing, which I absolutely didn't want to live without, but I have found … Continue reading What is tahini? A remarkable flavor added to dips, hummus and salad dressings

How to stop eating sugar: You’d never guess it was so easy!

Is there an easy way 'how to stop eating sugar' when sugar is a hidden or obvious largest ingredient in almost every single refined or processed food product? First of all, sugar pervades almost everything we put in our mouths in the American society. Secondly, you have to realize (if you don't already know) that sugar in its … Continue reading How to stop eating sugar: You’d never guess it was so easy!

Pros and cons of a ‘no grain diet’

You have heard some bad things about wheat, but that's not where it ends. Every grain has its own gluten. You might have noticed how many foods have the added ingredient of grain. It might have corn flour, wheat flour or even soy as added ingredients. You might not think any of these are unhealthy and … Continue reading Pros and cons of a ‘no grain diet’

Good food: In the ‘produce’ isle, not the meat counter

What is good food? Or, what food is good for you? There are people who seem healthy who eat everything they want, don't see a doctor and don't gain a pound. I am not one of those lucky ones. There are many foods we have been told by the media and elsewhere that's good for … Continue reading Good food: In the ‘produce’ isle, not the meat counter

Foods that cause acid reflux: Avoid these for better health

There are certain foods that cause acid reflux. What are they? The list below is not exclusive, yet one should avoid highly acidic foods that are known to exacerbate symptoms and complications. If you think you might have occasional acid reflux or you have been diagnosed as having it, lifestyle changes can help. For example, losing extra weight, eating smaller meals while avoiding … Continue reading Foods that cause acid reflux: Avoid these for better health

Addicted to food: How to eat healthier

Are you addicted to food? Obesity is a medical condition. I think we all have our favorite foods which we know are bad for us. But, unfortunately, we find a way to eat them anyway. For example, did you know wheat products are addictive? Furthermore, wheat acts upon the brain receptors similar to opium. But, it isn't … Continue reading Addicted to food: How to eat healthier

The truth about whole grains: How healthy are they?

This site is about how to lose weight. When you lose weight eating whole food first, you receive an unexpected benefit: improved health. I lost nearly fifty pounds eating plant based food. I share what I eat and why I eat that way throughout this site. Above all else, and probably the most important thing to remember … Continue reading The truth about whole grains: How healthy are they?

Homemade Potato Chips

In your search for healthy vegetarian snacks you might want to add homemade potato chips to your recipe arsenal. When you get hungry late at night and want to eat the healthiest snack avoiding junk food with too much oil, sugar and salt, this is it. I don't know about you but chips are one of my … Continue reading Homemade Potato Chips

Roasted Red Bell Pepper Hummus Recipe

In your search for more snacks to eat, you might want to make yourself roasted red bell pepper hummus. If you haven't tried it before you might even be wondering what the heck hummus is. You might be missing out on something good! Try it, you might like it! At least, you might want to try it. … Continue reading Roasted Red Bell Pepper Hummus Recipe