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12 02, 2017

Add More Flavor and Variety to Meatless Meals

By |2019-06-26T13:52:30-04:00February 12th, 2017|DASH Diet/Wellness, Easy Cooking, Family meals, Heart Disease, Uncategorized, Weight Management|3 Comments

I'll probably make a beef filet with lobster tails for cozy Valentine's day dinner at home. But I also like to include a meatless meal once a week. Whether it's pasta with beans or a vegetable rice dish, vegetarian meals aren't just for vegetarians. You don't have to "go [...]

20 12, 2016

Incorporating More Grains into Your Diet: Quinoa, Sorghum, and More

By |2019-06-26T13:53:06-04:00December 20th, 2016|DASH Diet/Wellness, Easy Cooking, Family meals, Food Facts, Heart Disease, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Quinoa Cake with Mini Crab Cakes Whole grains are part of a healthy diet, and part of a DASH Diet eating plan. They can provide fiber, which can lower cholesterol and blood lipids (fats). Fiber also helps keep you full longer and helps with blood sugar [...]

13 03, 2014

Sowing Your Oats

By |2014-03-13T14:00:10-04:00March 13th, 2014|Food Facts, Heart Disease, Uncategorized|1 Comment

A friend recently asked me about freezing oatmeal. She was concerned that her method of making steel cut oats ahead, and then freezing it in muffin cups for later use, may impact the nutrient level of the oatmeal. The minimal, if any, nutrients lost in freezing cooked oats [...]