Topic: Advice

Breaking News!You can now "look inside" my upcoming book on Amazon!

Check out the Table of Contents, index,my most personal memoir story (I'm baring my soul! -- there are many in the book but the big one is in the free preview), plus a few sample recipes and pics!

Woot!

By the way, if you've already pre-ordered, you can snag 14 recipes + 1 of the workouts now. Here are the deets.

Now on to our regularly scheduled ...

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I've been getting a lot of emails asking for an explanation of the term "processed" — what is a processed food exactly? Is X food more processed than Y food? Is Z food processed? 

Here's an example of a recent email:

My sister contends that both wine and oils are processed, so is wine not okay as oil is not okay? Any suggestions?


Anything that isn't a whole food is technically processed. For example, applesauce is ...

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If you've been reading this blog for awhile (or cooking from my cookbooks!), this probably won't surprise you, but — I love biscuits.

They're great for breakfast, packed into your lunch, on the table with dinner, or slathered with a little jam for a snack. 

American-style biscuits are just so easy and they always add a little something extra to any meal. (The biscuit is also my primary vehicle for getting gravy — which I also LOVE! — into ...

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Happy Nat'l Taco Day! 

Mexican food was one of those things I found a deep love for much later in life. Growing up, I didn't eat a lot of Mexican cuisine, except for bean burritos at Taco Bell during high school. (All the cool kids skipped their lunch hour to go to Taco Bell, didn't you know ;) lol).

I'm pretty sure I never had chips and salsa, guacamole, or fajitas until I met my husband ...

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At least once a day, I'll get an email asking for my opinion about a "diet" book or "news" story that seems to go against what I preach (eating a low-fat, whole foods, plant-based diet). 

For example: 

Hi Lindsay, I would like your opinion on this book a friend recommended. Seems to go against everything you say about diet. 

Or someone will ask me to post a formal response to a news story that's bashing ...

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