Why Are Whole Grains Healthier?

Whole grains vs. Refined grains. A whole grain is a seed. Grains can be compared to eggs. Eggs have a shell, the egg yolk and the egg white. Grains are very similar. They have a shell…the bran. They have a yolk…the germ. They have the egg white…the endosperm. The bran is the Shell. This is…

Oatmeal With the Superfood Cinnamon

1/2 cup dry rolled oats about 1 and 1/4 cup water 1/4 diced apple 15 – 20 raisins 1 teaspoon granulated sugar 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon Cook the oats in water with a pinch of salt.  Add all other ingredients.  Stir and enjoy. It was delicious, it was filling, And It’s Healthy

Are You Worthy?

YES ! YES ! YES !! You are worth the effort to make a food plan. You are worth the effort to cook healthy, delicious meals that look good on a plate. You are worth the effort to sit at the table and use the “good dishes”. You are worth the effort to do whatever…

Will Lentils Make Me Happy?

  To lift your mood: Lentils Your brain needs folate to synthesize serotonin and dopamine, and research reveals that people with depression often have insufficient blood levels of folate. To get 90% of your day’s worth, work a cup of lentils into your lunch or dinner. Also good for: Blood sugar control, digestion “Happiness is an…

Meals In The Mid 1700’s

BREAKFAST, LUNCH AND DINNER? Colonial meals were different from what we know today. Breakfast was taken early if you were poor, later if you were rich.  There was no meal called lunch. Dinner was the mid-day meal. For most people in the 18th century it was considered the main (biggest) meal of the day.  Supper…

The Healthy and Tasty Avocado

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…