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Saturday 30 July 2011 . (0)

A Cook’s Substitute

People tell me “I don’t cook” all the time. I can’t imagine how one exists without cooking but there you have it, it’s common. Granted, I grew up cooking with my mom, had a chef as an uncle, trained to cook in college and can draw from ...

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Deep Fry Nothing!

Saturday 30 July 2011 . (0)

TweetSection: Hearts Chapter: 8 of Hearts / Fat – Big Fat Confusion The Challenge: Know more about fats, eat less of them, document it The image above, why I chose that I don’t know, it just seems to encapsulate all that is wrong with public access to bad foods.  Of course Deep Fried Twinkies are. Continue Reading…

The Exercist

Tuesday 26 July 2011 . (0)

TweetOw.  Yes, I said “ow”.   Typing this blog is the most exercise I will get today because yesterday I had my “free personal training session” at a local gym I decided to try out with a cheap 2 month membership.   Did I mention “ow”?   I already belong to a Circuit gym but. Continue Reading…

Sweet 16 Planning!

Monday 25 July 2011 . (0)

TweetWhen planning the perfect sweet 16, there is A LOT to be taken into account. As much as everyone says that your wedding day is the most important night of your life, think about it. You can get married as many times as you want! Your sweet sixteen REALLY only comes around once. The first. Continue Reading…

Cheese is a Condiment, not a Meal!

Monday 25 July 2011 . (1)

TweetOne of the Ace Your Health challenges is to begin to see cheese as a condiment, not a protein and certainly not a meal. Here is why: Fat. Many cheeses are so high in saturated fat that they make steak look like diet food. The body needs very little saturated fat and it may be. Continue Reading…

Nervous Stomach Explained

Monday 25 July 2011 . (0)

TweetEver had that “gut reaction”?  “butterflies”? “nervous stomach”? Relatively recent study proves that the feeling is very real and can affect your entire life.  There is a distinct connection between what goes on in the stomach and how you “feel” in the head.  Dr. Michael Gershon’s book The Second Brain, published in 1998 set up. Continue Reading…

Vitamin D and Fish

Monday 25 July 2011 . (1)

TweetMy Journey Through Ace Your Health – the King of Clubs If there is one area where I am negligent as a parent, it would be with the administration of vitamins. Whether they are on the counter or placed in a cupboard, I always forget to dole out the daily allotement to myself and to. Continue Reading…

Gorgeous Garlic

Monday 25 July 2011 . (0)

TweetGarlic is one of the oldest crops in the world. Its medicinal benefits have been known for thousands of years. In addition to lowering blood pressure and cholesterol levels garlic can prevent heart disease, reduce cancer risk and even ward off vampires. (I only have anecdotal evidence of this.) It’s a staple in the kitchen. Continue Reading…

The Food Substitutions Bible

Monday 25 July 2011 . (0)

TweetThe Food Substitutions Bible By David Joachim Synopsis – Perhaps the most useful book ever written for the home cook. This encyclopedia style book has over 6500 substitutions for ingredients, equipment and techniques. Simply look up the item you need to replace, because yet again you have gone to the grocery store and failed to. Continue Reading…

 

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