Category Archive: salad

Apr 09

5 Ways to Build a Better Salad

Salads can get boring and if we do not rotate our ingredients, we can ambush the success of enjoying such healthy nutrients. If you are guilty, like me, I used to buy the exact same ingredients, week after week. Not only did this put me at risk for nutritional gaps, but my taste-buds got bored …

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Aug 04

5 Ways to Enjoy Pumpkin

If you have been following my tweets you may well know my recent love for pumpkin. It. Is.Amazing. Certainly satisfies any taste and easy on the blood sugars. A few ideas for pumpkin include: 1.Pumpkin Soup  – First peel an pumpkin, cube and then roast in the oven. Once tender blend together ingredients such as cinnamon, nutmeg, coconut milk, …

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Jun 17

Condiments: Aioli

If I had to pick one food group to live off of for the rest of my life, it would be condiments hands-down. Okay, condiments are not a food group but I LOVE love them. Dressings, dips, spices, etc, can makeover any meal. This arvo I made some aioli for my grilled lamb/beef and pumpkin …

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Dec 12

Dear Food Log – 12/12/11

Today, Monday, I ate: Gym: 6AM, stairclimber, abs, push-ups Breakfast: 7:20AM 2 poached eggs Mushrooms and herbs 1 large strawberry, sliced Water Fish oil Probiotics Lunch: 2PM Leftover fish taco meat and vegetables Water At work today we had a guest speaker discussing how to make the most of our lives. It was an interesting talk …

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Nov 18

Dear Food Diary – Day 2

Today, 18/11/11, I ate… Breakfast: 7AM Quite hungry this morning Blood sugar = 83 mg/dl 3 egg version of Sweet and Savory Eggs Water Probiotics Multivitamin CoQ10 Allergy meds 11:25AM blazing hot (90 degrees F), walking home from my appointment for my jaw, craving (and not proud of it) a Diet Coke. Noon: Not hungry yet …

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May 11

Radishes

The newest addition in my salad–radishes. I love salads, they can be prepped in various ways: Mexican style (black beans, avocado, corn, tomatoes), Greek (olives, feta), traditional, and the list goes on. But, I was eager to learn what I was getting nutritiously out of the bitter but refreshing ingredient. I’m pleased now knowing radishes …

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