Food For Thought: Slow Food in A Fast Food World – Joyfully Create and Recreate All Week Long!

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I have long said that my whole life revolves around my next meal – my friends and family can attest to that. Really, it does for all of us, whether talking about basic survival or good health – we need …

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Food For Thought: Does Lactose Intolerance Occur Naturally? Lactose needs Lactase!

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Do you have trouble digesting dairy products? Are you sensitive or intolerant to lactose? Or is it a more serious dairy allergy? I have sensitivity to lactose but not to dairy in general and was happy to discover that not …

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The Nose Knows! Is Bitter Better?

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Follow your nose and challenge your senses for the sake of your health. The five basic flavors are sweet, sour, bitter, salty and savory. One of the most commonly disliked and avoided flavors is bitter and yet bitter foods contain …

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Food For Thought: Everything in its Place – It’s Neither Here Nor There!

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Lets explore reorganizing, repurposing, and just plain using what we have! My mission today is to clean and reorganize the refrigerator while also creating a GarBáge soup using bone or veggie broth. The Bone Broth takes a minimum of 24 …

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Food For Thought: What Does Passion Look Like? Roses for Your Valentine!

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Valentine’s Day is right up there on my list of favorites because it’s about gratitude for the people in my life, love (passion), and often food (or at least dessert). I have similar feelings about Thanksgiving. Did you know that …

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Food For Thought: Protein – Just Enough or Too Much?

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It seems that everyone’s level of protein need varies, but we all need it. Where does yours come from and how do you decide which type to eat and when is enough really enough? The info offered here is an …

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Food For Thought: Is Calorie Counting Real? Get Your Dessert Nutrients Here!

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At holiday time, or any time of the year, you might be looking for scrumptious desserts that you can enjoy eating because they are actually good for you. Look no more! And it’s not about counting calories!

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Food For Thought: Clean Living in a Chemical-Soup World … Keeping it Simple Pay Now, Or Pay Later!

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I choose weeds and wrinkles over more polluting chemicals in my food, personal care or cleaning products! It takes more than each individual vowing to live clean to clean up our environment, yet it’s a start and one we benefit …

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Food For Thought: Healthy Frozen Desserts and Toppings

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“Sometimes You Feel Like A Nut … Sometimes You Don’t!”

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Food For Thought: Herbs, Weeds, Blooms and More! Savor the Sweet Smells of Summer

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It has been a dream of mine to plant an herb garden for use in cooking and also for cosmetic and medicinal purposes. This year I have a real herb garden, plus hope to take advantage of the many wild …

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Food For Thought: “Zoodles” & “Coodles”

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… and how to use all that Zucchini from the garden for a grain/gluten-free pasta alternative!! Do you have a spiralizer or a mandolin? They are fun and inexpensive kitchen gadgets for cutting vegetables in unique shapes for use in …

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Fatimah Rashida Shabazz: Music and Movement “Stir My Soul”

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From many years of knowing Fatimah, I can say she consistently moves with grace and style. Her colorful, sometimes tribal clothing dances with the rhythm she feels within. She invites you into her world at each meeting and time stands …

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Food For Thought: I Can’t Believe It’s “NOT Dairy!” More Questions Than Answers!

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What makes dairy, dairy, and who makes the rules? My question is, does removing calcium or milk solids really make it a dairy-free food? Here’s what I found.

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Food For Thought: What Inflames You? Put Out The Fire!

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We are hearing a lot about how inflammation in our bodies can cause serious health problems and pain. What can we do today to decrease the amount of inflammation? Who the heck knows disclaimer: As with so many things, there …

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