Category Archives: Grains

Quinoa & Pistachio Stuffed Acorn Squash

My wife made this for dinner this evening. What a great meal! You can find the recipe for it all over the place. (Here’s one on another blog.) It always feels good eating something that’s interesting, healthy, and tasty.

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Old Country Style Muesli

I read about Bob’s Red Mill Old Country Style Muesli in the December 2011 edition of CSPI’s Nutrition Action Healthletter. So, I had to try it – and, I’m now hooked. I want to eat it everyday. It’s so good! … Continue reading

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The Bad Side Of Quinoa’s Popularity

I saw this news regarding quinoa and Bolivia in the New York Times. It was published yesterday. But, I just saw it today. Here’s the highlights from it: When NASA scientists were searching decades ago for an ideal food for … Continue reading

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Eat Fiber, Cheat Death

Great stuff on the importance of fiber via Appetite for Health – According to new research reported recently in the Archives of Internal Medicine, a high-fiber diet was found to help prevent death. While this is not the first study … Continue reading

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To Wheat Germ, Or, To Not Wheat Germ?

That is the question! I like eating wheat germ. I almost never eat oatmeal without some wheat germ on top of it.   And, I eat oatmeal everyday.  I like the taste and texture of wheat germ. Here’s more on what … Continue reading

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Real Simple’s Healthy Food “Top 30″

Real Simple Magazine suggests “The 30 Healthiest Foods” to incorporate into your diet in order to adopt a healthy eating strategy. It’s a wonderful list. In fact, I would offer to anyone and everyone that they should use it as … Continue reading

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Salmon Over Quinoa With Roasted Fennel

For dinner tonight, my wife surprised me with a tasty 6 oz. serving of salmon – poached in the microwave using just a brush of olive oil and a sprinke of thyme and pepper – served over a half-cup of … Continue reading

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Beware Breaking Bad Bread

I saw Joy Bauer on the TODAY Show this morning talking about the health benefits of whole grains and how to ensure that you’re eating the bread that’s best for you. In summary, she said to look at the ingredients and … Continue reading

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Quinoa

Lately, I’ve been hearing a lot about quinoa and edamame. I’ll write about the latter soon. In the meantime, here’s some excellent information on the former via Health & Beyond Online – Quinoa (pronounced Keen-wah) is an ancient food that … Continue reading

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