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Yoplait: Yogurt That Eats Like Cake

September 30, 2008

Even though it seemed like an eternity to get to me, the three flavors arrived on my doorstep via a very curious delivery person.  Needless to say, I told her is was just yogurt and the James Bond like look quickly faded from her eyes.

I opened the package and put them in cold storage until […]

The Much Maligned Egg

May 21, 2008

We’ve all heard the studies. Eggs are bad for you. Eggs raise cholesterol. There was even a study recently that stated that diabetic men who ate eggs died significantly earlier than those who didn’t! So what’s an egg loving, elevated cholesterol girl to do? She eats pastured eggs!

There have actually been a number of studies […]

A is for Asparagus

May 12, 2008

How fabulous is spring? The warm weather, budding trees and longer days all make me happy, but I think that of all the great things about spring, asparagus is my absolute favorite.After months of gooey winter squash and carb-loaded dishes, I love the fresh crunch of lightly sauteed asparagus. It’s a tasty way to ease […]

Plain Old Fruit Never Tasted So Good

May 6, 2008

To be honest, I had quite the pessimistic attitude when I first came upon these little pouches of fruit by Peeled Snacks. Packaged dried fruit, so what is new? It is just dried fruit, so simple, no wow factor … but to my complete surprise so [counter] revolutionary.

I used to be an avid dried […]

Vegetarian Diet Linked To Higher IQ

April 29, 2008

Experts say that a vegetarian diet is healthier than an omnivorous one because of the excess of meat eaten by meat eaters. But now it appears that vegetarians may very well be smarter too. A study published by a Southampton University team appears to establish a link between higher than average childhood IQ and […]

Simple Spring Cleanse

April 18, 2008

Do you often find yourself tired or fatigued? Do you often eat fast, fried or refined foods? Do you suffer from headaches or chronic aches and pains? Are you constipated or having problems with digestion? Are you feeling bloated and puffy? Do you drink a lot of alcohol and/or caffeine? Are you looking to jump-start […]

A Berry Good Recommendation from Dr. Perricone

April 14, 2008

Sitting right up in the number one spot of Dr. Perricone’s top 10 superfoods is a relative newcomer to the U.S. market, the açaí berry. Harvested in Brazil, açaí pulp is rich in Essential Fatty Acids (EFAs), antioxidants, and fiber … and (I quote) “studies have shown that this little berry is one of the […]