The past month changed the landscape of grocery shopping as we had known it. Previously, stocked shelves with many options were the norm, to the point we often took it for granted. Now, the supply chain is experiencing demand like never before, leaving some stores (if not most) with empty shelves, lacking items like meats,… Continue reading Food Preservation Tips and Cooking Substitutions For Eclectic Pantries.
In this day and age, it seems like there’s a new and trendy diet every day. Unfortunately they just don’t work. Last week we discussed the principles of mindful eating, this week I’d like to follow up with intuitive eating. Mindful eating is defined as “using all your senses in choosing to eat food that… Continue reading Intuitive Eating
Remember what dinner was last night? Most can’t recall what we ate in the last few hours, let alone the taste. According to a 2011 report from the U.S. Department of Agriculture, the average American spends 2.5 hours a day eating, but more than half of that time we're doing something else too. Because we're… Continue reading Mindful Eating
When I was growing up, my father stood six feet tall and weighed 300 pounds. I never thought of him as fat, but clearly he was a “large man.” He always reminded me of Raymond Burr, best known for his role as Perry Mason. But it was obvious my mother constantly worried about the toll… Continue reading Ending The Obesity Shame Game
For many people, a diet that helps prevent heart disease may sound like a guarantee that the food will be bland, flavorless, and dull. Delicious food doesn't have to be full of fat, sodium, sugar, and other unhealthy ingredients in order to be flavorful. On the contrary- knowing how to combine flavors, how to bring… Continue reading Foods That Help Prevent Heart Disease