Go-To Foods, 31-40

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

Go-To Foods, 21-30

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

Go-To Foods, 11-20

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

Metabolic Triad – Insulin, Who Knew…

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…

Go-To Foods, 1-10

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

What To Eat When… Part 2

For the first part of this blog, please see What To Eat When… Part 1. Now, let’s consider that I am not really hungry, but I am in a social situation that warrants eating or drinking, such as happy hour, parties, or social dinners. That changes my mindset some, as I don’t want to overeat, … Continue reading What To Eat When… Part 2