Blog Topic: FAQ

My experience with probiotics (and why I'm still anti supplements)

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Disclaimer: I am not a doctor and this is not medical advice. Tak to your doctor before making any changes to your diet or regimen.

In case you didn't know, I am an ecoli survivor*

It's been over a month and I'm still in... shall we say, recovery. I've noticed that since having this "experience" my body has decided there are ...


What to take to a Pot Luck

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It's that time of year -- parties and potlucks a plenty!

So what can you take to a pot luck that will please herbivores and carnivores alike?

Chili Sans Carne (p. 81)

Cincinnati "Skyline" Chili (p. 83) 

Mexican Dip (p. 230)

Meatless Balls (p. 165) or Veggie, Bean & Quinoa Meatballs (p. 153) they keep beautifully in the crockpot and can be served in buns on ...


Vegetable Sources of Protein

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Because this topic never gets old. I'm always surprised how many questions I receive about protein and my hope is with this post I can answer some of them. (I've also written about protein before, see this post to find out how much protein you need).

Let me start by saying all whole foods contain protein -- even kale and bananas. Sure some whole ...


This Week's Q&A (Talking Grocery Shopping, Oats, Protein and Recipes)

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You have a question, I have an answer.

1. How often do you go grocery shopping?

When I lived in NYC I went every day. This was partly because my kitchen and fridge were so impossibly small that I really didn't have the ability to stock up. I also lived within 5 minutes walking distance of several markets, grocery stores and a boutique health ...


How to Replace Fats in Baking

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Following my post, How to Replace Fats in Cooking, here are my handy tips for cutting out fat in baking -- replace butter, oil or shortening with ease!

Fat Replacer #1 Applesauce

Applesauce is my go-to fat replacement and it works best when replacing oil. I like to use applesauce in cakes, cupcakes and some cookie recipes (soft cookies). Example Recipe:Apple Crisp Muffins.

Fat Replacer ...