‘5’ Essential Cooking Tools For Vegetarian Kitchens…

I wanted to share how easy it is to set up your kitchen to prepare plant based whole food. I have my favorite tools, of which you may likely have already. But, for those of you who don’t, I made a list… Continue reading “‘5’ Essential Cooking Tools For Vegetarian Kitchens…”

While Some Health Experts Advise ‘Go Vegetarian’, A Few May Initially Not Reveal These Potential Problematic Foods…

I lost 50 pounds in about a year eating plant based whole food. My stumbling block was I got hungry between meals because I wasn’t getting enough calories out of food I ate, quickly learning primarily eating salads and fruit did not sustain me. I also discovered so called healthy foods which caused me aches and pains… Continue reading “While Some Health Experts Advise ‘Go Vegetarian’, A Few May Initially Not Reveal These Potential Problematic Foods…”

Did You Know Seeds, Nuts And Grains Have Mothers? Gluten And Lectins Are Her Weapons: Defend Yourself!

You might want to know how to protect yourself against lectins and gluten. We all know plants, grasses, bushes and trees propagate so they multiply. Their seeds, nuts and grains are their young.

So, the ‘mother’ wants to protect them. That’s why some of us have a Continue reading “Did You Know Seeds, Nuts And Grains Have Mothers? Gluten And Lectins Are Her Weapons: Defend Yourself!”

First Thing To Do When Deciding To Go Vegetarian: Hint, It’s Made Of Yellow Paper…

The vegetarian population of the US is likely under 5%. I am just guessing based upon finding so many calculated estimates that had wide variation. In other words, if you decide to ‘convert’, you are in the small majority. Continue reading “First Thing To Do When Deciding To Go Vegetarian: Hint, It’s Made Of Yellow Paper…”

Avoiding Destructive Foods In Creating A Healthier (Gut Friendly Bacteria) ‘Micro-Biome’ For Better Health

I am not totally certain which beneficial gut bacteria is best. Although, I believe I have done fine with ‘Lactobacillus acidophilus’. This is found in Continue reading “Avoiding Destructive Foods In Creating A Healthier (Gut Friendly Bacteria) ‘Micro-Biome’ For Better Health”

One Of The Most Important Things To Do When We Just Wake Up In The Morning…

I found the most important thing to do is stretch. It doesn’t have to be a long involved process, only short and sweet. Stretching our muscles first thing sets the stage for a more active day. Continue reading “One Of The Most Important Things To Do When We Just Wake Up In The Morning…”

I Lost 50 Pounds Because I Ate Like The Healthiest, Trimmest, Longest Lived People: Here’s The Diet Ingredients…

I lost weight because I made my own ‘assessment’ about What The Healthiest, Trimmest, Longest Lived People On Earth Eat. You see all those TV commercials selling their meals delivered to your door? I have tried ‘fad’ diets; one eating lots of meat and cheese (authored by a doctor!) rupturing my appendix nearly costing my life in my mid-thirties. Continue reading “I Lost 50 Pounds Because I Ate Like The Healthiest, Trimmest, Longest Lived People: Here’s The Diet Ingredients…”

Reasons Why Research Tells Us Potatoes Are Poisonous: We Are Left With ‘3’ Options Concerning Our Love For Potatoes…

Why would I ‘pressure cook’ russet potatoes? For good reasons. Solanine and Chaconine are glycoalkaloid poisons found in potatoes (a member of the nightshade family as well eggplant, bell peppers and tomatoes.) Continue reading “Reasons Why Research Tells Us Potatoes Are Poisonous: We Are Left With ‘3’ Options Concerning Our Love For Potatoes…”

Why Are Nutrients Absorbed As Important As Eating Healthy Food?

I am not saying it’s better eating snack and junk food. I am also not saying it’s OK to eat processed and refined food. This does matter. But, if our guts are damaged and we don’t absorb enough nutrients, we are in for big trouble with our health in general, weight stabilization and length of life. Continue reading “Why Are Nutrients Absorbed As Important As Eating Healthy Food?”

If You Don’t Remember How You Lost Weight, You Will Likely Gain It Back (What To Do Next…)

We need to record our ‘history’ because as humans we ‘forget’ over time. Not only that, but we start feeling better and renew our old habits that got us ‘feeling poorly’ in the first place. Continue reading “If You Don’t Remember How You Lost Weight, You Will Likely Gain It Back (What To Do Next…)”