When my mother was ill, the doctor said to make sure she was getting enough protein and fat. Not vitamins and minerals, not fluids, not the usual things we focus on to be healthy. For this page, I’ve been exploring why protein and fats are important elements of our diet and what are the bestContinue reading “Protein and Fat”
It was a beautiful day for a stroll around downtown Gulfport. We stopped at our favorite coffee shop, Sumitra. We had a fond memory of a sunflower butter filled treat, a CBD laced vegan version of a Reese cup and cappuccino that we enjoyed the last time we visited. It was chilly then so weContinue reading “Does CBD cause vertigo?”
From The Gastronomy Gal This light and fruity tart made with fresh pomegranate seeds is perfect for any season and is so simple to make! During Winter, pomegranates are sold… Vegan Chocolate Pomegranate Tart
What do you do with a 3 oz. portion of leftover grouper? I checked a few food sites and the advice was to start with a cream base equal to the quantity of fish. I combined mayonnaise with cream cheese and added some lemon juice and zest. I chopped what little bit of green onionContinue reading “What’s for dinner-Leftover grouper fish spread”
We should be bright eyed and bushy tailed today. With carotene filled carrots and brain boosting walnuts, this oatmeal tastes like carrot cake. Sweetened with honey and cinnamon, a splash of vanilla and a dollop of coconut cream, this breakfast provides the protein, fiber and fat to fuel you through a busy morning . IContinue reading “Carrot cake oatmeal for Breakfast”
Our antidote for our overindulgence with bread today, a quick and easy root vegetable soup. Simmer chopped carrots, turnips and celery in a chicken broth base, when tender add green onions and bok choy, season with black pepper and miso paste. We like lots of black pepper, a well known antioxidant and anti inflammatory. SomeContinue reading “What’s for dinner-February 3, 2021”
If you plan to work like a farmer you get to eat like a farmer. I have a physical work day today, so am loading up on protein and fat: soy powder shake with bananas, strawberries, beet powder and coconut cream. Dave’s raisin bread French toast with one slice of bacon (two halves). The smallContinue reading “Farmer breakfast-February 3, 2021”
A nice twist on grilled grouper with bacon and scallions served with al dente broccoli and a smidge of mashed potatoes and a bite of sweet corn. A fresh green salad and some citrus add antioxidants and fiber. Fresh flowers make this colorful table complete.
A heart healthy breakfast starts with a fruit and soy protein shake with coconut cream. Oatmeal has soluable fiber, and blueberries help lower blood pressure. Add some homemade granola with almonds for a little crunch to complete this hearty breakfast on a cold Florida morning.
On the run today, omelettes are quick and easy. Add some fruit and raw vegetables; always have something on your plate pulled from the earth. I mashed avocado on my toast for some nice fat energy. On my way to work!