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Monthly Archives: May 2012
Important Update, May 24, 2013: I removed Chipotle from the recommended restaurants list in September of 2012 because the chain was not providing important information about their ingredients; however, I have added them back to the list because the chain … Continue reading
Your exposure to pollutants and poisons could damage your children, grandchildren, and even great-grandchildren!
Did you know that just one exposure of a pregnant woman to synthetic chemicals such as bisphenol A (BPA), fungicides, and even diethylstilbestrol (DES), could affect her children for several generations and may even cause permanent genetic change? What we do now could cause cancer, … Continue reading
What’s for dinner? Thyme roasted chicken, green beans, mashed potatoes, and cranberry apple chutney!
We had a great meal last night for dinner. Local pastured chicken roasted with thyme, local farmers market green beans, mashed potatoes (unfortunately not local), and cranberry apple chutney. What you need: pastured chicken green beans, ends snapped off potatoes, cubed raw … Continue reading
I talked with Dr. Higgie and Kat (Dr. Chandra Higginbotham and Kathleen Curry) on Health Chat today about the research of Dr. Weston A. Price and how nutrition impacts our health. Dr. Higginbotham is a Houston area board certified obstetrician/gynecologist. … Continue reading
Bone broth must be one of our most nourishing foods. Just recently my daughter and my husband were having intestinal problems. A quart or so of homemade broth was all it took to get them back to normal. I always … Continue reading
Roasted wild-caught salmon, asparagus, and baked potatoes! This is my kind of meal–quick and easy but still nutritious and delicious. You may have already noticed from previous What’s for dinner posts that I prefer easy-to-prepare combinations with basic condiments and seasonings. This meal … Continue reading
Many years ago, when my children were small, I belonged to several food co-ops, including a vegetable and fruit co-op and a cheese co-op. These co-ops were made up of twelve families each who would take turns driving to the farmers market or … Continue reading
Almost 1 million signatures from registered voters have been collected in California to place on the November 6 ballot an initiative that will require labeling of genetically engineered foods, the Right to Know Genetically Engineered Food Act. To support the California … Continue reading
I was really happy that I could revisit the Bare Bowls Kitchen food truck. They often park at the Menil on Thursdays, so my daughter, the food truck foodie, and I both got ourselves a Moroccan bowl and a drink. … Continue reading
If you eat foods you grow in a backyard garden, and you use ordinary gardening tools like water hoses, gloves, kneeling pads, and plastic tools, you may be unknowingly adding toxins to your food. But maybe you’ve already thought about … Continue reading