Category Archives: high blood pressure

Dining Out, Readin Mail

When I’m out at the doctor’s office, I usually eat out. I have a few favorite haunts, like most folks. That Cesar Salad is a killer if you let the staff dress it for you. That little tub in the … Continue reading

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WILD CORN DOGS

Warning! Don’t eat everything you find in nature! Just because a food is “natural ” doesn’t mean it’s good for you! These “wild corn dogs,” are actually cattail or bullrush plants, usually found growing near the banks of creeks, streams, … Continue reading

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WHAT HAPPENS WHEN YOU CUT CALORIES?

Another word for cutting calories is “dieting.” If you’ve been used to eating high calorie, pleasurable foods, learning to make healthier choices from lower fat, higher fiber, whole grain and lower sugar foods will feel like a “DIET” to your … Continue reading

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Perfect Omelette Winds Up Old Year

Yep, sending out 2016 with a great brunch omelette, as my first cooked meal after a medical test yesterday. Had to fast all day Thursday, had routine test under anesthesia Friday, got clean bill of health, ate a small steak … Continue reading

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THESE COOKIES HAVE WINGS

The promised rain and cool temperatures held true Thursday, for the bottom dropped out and our outdoor temps were cooler than most of us air condition our homes and work places. The high was 70F. I wore a light cotton … Continue reading

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Thoughts on an Early Spring and Giving Up Griefbacon

Lately we’ve had a rash of warmer, sunnier weather. And good riddance to the cold and snow! The cold dark days make me want to eat cheese, pasta, and sweets. Then I want to crawl under a blanket and go … Continue reading

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BLACK BEAN & PUMPKIN SOUP

Oh! We had snow this morning! It didn’t stick of course, but it’s just barely above freezing outside. This magnolia blossom is wrapped up in her heaviest sweats & wool sox. So, I went to inventing. Cold weather brings out … Continue reading

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