Butter lettuce, green onion, red bell pepper, cucumber, fresh mint. Dressing: 1 spoonful of peanut butter, a few splashes each: soy sauce and rice vinegar, garlic powder, cayenne pepper, and water to thin to desired consistency. Wisk in small bowl with fork. Taste and adjust ratio of ingredients as needed. The braised tofu is a… Continue reading Salad with Braised Tofu and Spicy Peanut Dressing
Using the awesome powers of the internet, I have read all the nutrition and health information. Therefore, I understand everything there is to know about eating and health! I will now educate the poor ignorant masses using my new-found knowledge, which I alone have acquired because nobody else can read things on the internet the… Continue reading I Win Every Argument… With Scienze!
It’s been 3 and a half years since I started changing how much and what I ate. The process has been an evolution as I learned new things, unlearned others, and adjusted accordingly. I will always continue to do that, because I’m not crazy enough to think I know all the answers, or dogmatic enough… Continue reading I don’t pay attention to fat, protein or carbs. I just eat real food.
Through my experimentation and based on what I’ve learned through researching nutrition and how best to feed myself for optimum health and happiness, I have come to a very simple approach. First, I have my Always Foods, foods I try to eat more of, foods I eat everyday, multiple times a day. Fresh fruit, fresh… Continue reading Sometimes Foods
Counting calories was the foundation of my weight loss plan. Recording what I ate did many things for me, not the least of which was creating accountability. Previously, I ate with no thought at all except for what sounded good and tasty. I paid no mind to the amount I ate and in retrospect, the… Continue reading The Educated Calorie Counter
Earlier this week Michelle Obama introduced a replacement for the 2005 replacement for the original Food Pyramid. The new logo has gotten much attention, but unfortunately the hefty price tag has taken the spotlight. Personally, I was rather disappointed by the graphic itself. It’s ugly isn’t it? At least it is more legible than the… Continue reading This Is What’s On My Plate
I read this book a few months ago after I finished Grace Bowman’s Thin. At the time when I read it, I was completely ready to hear it. My mind was open. And it spoke to me and added the missing ingredient to what I had learned over the previous two years about weight, food… Continue reading Book: On Eating, by Susie Orbach