Kale,Kale, Kale….Why Kale?

This is from the Diabetic Diet Secrets website. Nutritionaly, kale is near the top amongst vegetables. It’s a real nutrition booster, with its high level of beta carotene and plentiful amounts of vitamins C and E. These antioxidants make it a good food to lower the risk of heart disease, stroke and cataracts. Kale is…

Brussels Sprouts Are Good

  I love them and they are good for the body. Brussels sprouts give our bodies calcium and vitamins A, C, and E.  Brussels sprouts are also a good source of fiber, folic acid, and a variety of phytochemicals.  Thousands of years ago early humans used plants, herbs and tree bark to assist peoples’ bodies…

I Just Followed On Twitter

There is a twitter account that is simply half an onion in a Ziploc bag. This account is set up to get more followers than Trump @realDonaldTrump I love this idea and just became a follower. @HalfOnionInABag

Avocados Are Good For You

Avocados were eaten in Central America thousands of years ago. When you mash them, they are silky and smooth like a creamy dairy product that grows on trees. Mashed avocado works well as a substitute for mayonnaise on a sandwich. Avocados contain a large amount of fat, but fortunately almost all of the fat is…

Baby Steps

  Baby steps are better than a leap forward and falling back  It’s OK to make goals so easy that you can’t fail

Did You Know…

Your stomach is about the size of a baseball. It will  S-T-R-E-T-C-H  to 20 times it’s size.  About the size of a beach ball. If you eat a beach ball sized meal… you will feel VERY Uncomfortable!   I use this thought to help me control how much I put on my plate.

I’m Wondering About Snacking

It takes the brain about 20 minutes to decide it has had enough to eat. Wealthy dinner party hosts of the 1600 and 1700 hundreds began serving hors-d’oeuvres to guests about 30 minutes before dinner so that guests would eat a smaller quantity at dinner. Our mothers warned us against snacking in the afternoon because…

Join Me For Ocha

Ocha in Japanese – Green Tea in English Why it is special to me and why it’s good for the body. I drank my first cup of green tea in a small Oak Harbor, WA restaurant in 1985.   My Navy husband had orders to Okinawa Japan.  A good friend told me that a retired Navy…