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6 09, 2019

DASH-Approved High Protein Fruit Smoothie

By |2019-09-06T12:43:21-04:00September 6th, 2019|DASH Diet/Wellness, Easy Cooking, Food Facts, Healthy Aging, Uncategorized, Wellness|0 Comments

DASH (Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension) includes adding 2-3 servings of dairy daily. Dairy products are great sources of potassium, calcium, and protein. Smoothies are an excellent way to add more dairy, fruits, and vegetables to your diet. They also provide a nice addition of protein. You may [...]

2 09, 2019

Chew the Facts™

By |2019-09-05T17:03:38-04:00September 2nd, 2019|DASH Diet/Wellness, Easy Cooking, Family, Food Facts, Food Trends, Health Professionals, Healthy Aging, Heart Disease, Just for Fun, Uncategorized, Weight Management, Wellness|1 Comment

  Follow Chew the Facts™ to feel good about food, understand where it comes from...and find facts, not fear.   The abundance of misinformation available on the Internet is what motivated me to start blogging and writing books.  I have a passion for helping people find [...]

8 08, 2019

Sugar is Everywhere

By |2019-08-27T15:52:04-04:00August 8th, 2019|Uncategorized|1 Comment

I have a sweet tooth. Some people (like my husband) don't. Sure he'll eat an occasional dessert or homemade cookies, but he mostly has no craving for it. I don't overeat sugar however, I just really enjoy a high quality baked good once in a while. I've raised [...]

24 06, 2019

A Healthier Tex-Mex Layered Dip

By |2019-09-11T14:58:29-04:00June 24th, 2019|Uncategorized|3 Comments

Beans are good food. They are loaded with fiber and important B vitamins as well as magnesium, potassium and protein. A half cup of beans provides about 7 grams of fiber and 6 grams of protein. Canned beans are also really economical and easy to prepare. I [...]