Category Archives: More Random

Quality Soy Protein After Lap Band Surgery

  Lap Band surgery is a surgical option for those who suffer from obesity.  It is a procedure that helps make the stomach smaller helping the patient lose weight. Did you know that the needs for protein post lap band … Continue reading

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Back To School = Sick Kids

This post is for this month’s green mom’s carnival hosted by Micaela Preston of Mindful Momma The topic is Back To School.  It’s our 5th annual!! Wow! Ever notice that when the kids get back to school they start to … Continue reading

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Manufacturing Your Own Food

This post is for Green Moms Carnival hosted by Abbie over at Farmers Daughter.   The topic this month is Food Independence. I’ve never bought into buying ready made food.  Boxed this, frozen that, spaghetti sauce in a jar.  ick. … Continue reading

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Russian Cold Vegetable Soup – Kefir Okroshka

The folks I cook for have been requesting cold soup. This one, sourced from this month’s Vegetarian Times,   was delightful and very refreshing. When it’s this hot ( expected 103 today ) I personally don’t feel particularly hungry but … Continue reading

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Parsley!

My personal parsley stash in my garden this year isn’t very vibrant.  I always know I can get it at my local farmers market. I use parsley A LOT!  You will find it raw in my salads, soups, mixed in … Continue reading

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Sports Nutrition :: Before During And After Your Workout

We all know regular exercise is an important component of fitness and health, but how many of us know that what we ate last night and this morning can have a huge impact on the quality of today’s workout?   … Continue reading

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For The Love Of Amaranth Greens

I adore this moment of seasonal amaranth goodness, a new find since last year at the farmers market!!  This nutritious green has a great affinity with a scrambled egg or two and as this recipe suggests is delightful sauteed with … Continue reading

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