When I signed up for my two long-term Diet Bets six months ago, I knew the losing weight part would be the easier task, but that keeping it off would be a challenge. I mean, that’s how dieting always works – you do great when you’re following a plan, but as soon as you go … Continue reading Six Months and Going Strong
We will start this installment with another group of healthy nuts, adding some seeds this time. Again, look for those that are raw or only contain salt, not sugars or other added ingredients. 31. Brazil Nuts Brazil Nuts give a lot of bang for the buck. Since they are so big, you may just want … Continue reading Go-To Foods, 31-40
Here we go with 10 more... This time, I'm going to start with fruits for when you need some sweet and then a few snacks, bars, and a protein. It's going to get harder and harder to have themes as I do this. But, in looking at fruits, I realize there are many varieties that … Continue reading Go-To Foods, 21-30
I managed to delete this entire blog, so until I am able to write it over…. They’re way worse than you imagine, especially if you get that fake “butter topping stuff” like me!
For my second post, I am going to start with my favorite vegetables and then do some meats and a snack. 11. Asparagus You can see my thoughts on this, in my previous blog Foods I Love – Asparagus. You can sauté these in a skillet, or broil them in the oven, both using an appropriate … Continue reading Go-To Foods, 11-20
I have struggled with situational high blood pressure that can periodically become the status quo. I have always had high cholesterol, but I never considered type 2 diabetes because blood sugar isn’t something I struggle with. I assumed my blood pressure was due to stress and my cholesterol, hereditary. Never did I think any of my … Continue reading Metabolic Triad – Insulin, Who Knew…
I have a goal of producing a list of 100 go-to foods to help me (and hopefully you) learn what to eat when we are not prepared. All of these foods will involve minor preparation, if any, and will be foods that I can acquire and have with me for emergency situations. Some foods will … Continue reading Go-To Foods, 1-10