Approved Foods


It's no secret that I have a plethora of health issues and now have significant food allergies. I'm diabetic, I have a kidney transplant, I have heart issues, I have Irritable Bowel Syndrome and now Rosacea.  Due to these health issues, I can no longer have anything made from/with/of any type of wheat, rices, dairy, … Continue reading Approved Foods

Remember: Gluten-Free isn’t the same as Low-Carb


So many are desperate for new ways to lose weight, be healthy and eat healthy. The low-carb meal plan is a boon to diabetics and heart patients alike! This Author being one of both camps. I'd have to have been under a rock not to notice the gluten-free advertising everywhere i look, so I did … Continue reading Remember: Gluten-Free isn’t the same as Low-Carb

Healthy Thursday: Take Your Pills


No one likes taking medication and pills, that's no secret. As we get older, our bodies start falling apart, arteries clog, joints wear down, pancreas and liver functions go all wacky. It adds up: heart disease, high blood pressure, runners knee, tennis elbow, arthritis in our joints, diabetes, and the list goes on. Add vitamins, … Continue reading Healthy Thursday: Take Your Pills

Healthy Thursday: Diabetes and Heart Risk


It's no secret that diabetes type-2 leads to all sorts of heart health related issues.  You've seen the articles the graphs, the tables, the grotesque pictures, all to scare you into a healthier lifestyle.  As a fellow diabetic, I get the onslaught just as you do.  But health care providers aren't being nagging, harpy, shrews--they … Continue reading Healthy Thursday: Diabetes and Heart Risk

Busy Days Inside and Out


Life has been so busy this Winter and Spring, I really have been neglecting the Monday Book Reviews and Tech Tuesdays, I had altogether stopped Happy Humpday posts and Healthy Thursdays but have been really trying to keep the Friday Top Ten EBook lists for you readers, all 10 of you. If you've read my … Continue reading Busy Days Inside and Out

Healthy Thursday: Cooking Simple, Healthy Fresh


Ever wonder how I create the recipes for my Simple Healthy Fresh Cookbooks?  Want to start cooking healthier?  There are some simple rules that recipes must follow to be included in the Simple Healthy Fresh cookbooks.  Here they are: 1.  They must be Simple recipes, that can include multiple steps, that anyone with a rudimentary … Continue reading Healthy Thursday: Cooking Simple, Healthy Fresh

Healthy Thursday: Heart Disease and Height Loss


  In keeping open with readers, fellow cooks and health aficionados, I've been diagnosed with coronary artery disease and as a side effect, I've lost more height. As you know, if you've read my biography, I've had Alport's Syndrome and a kidney transplant that led to different types of heart failure over the past 10-15 … Continue reading Healthy Thursday: Heart Disease and Height Loss

Healthy Thursday: Live Salt-Free!


Salt has been used since early times as a preservative, flavoring as well as 13,998 uses. In time, Man developed heart disease and associated diseases from overuse of this wonderful flavoring. So health professionals have told Man and Woman to cut all sodium out of their diet, lest they have heart attacks, hardening of the … Continue reading Healthy Thursday: Live Salt-Free!

Healthy Thursday: High-glycemic foods and Diabetes


Original article written by Katti Gray for Reuters: People who eat a lot of low-fiber and processed foods that quickly spike blood sugars may, not surprisingly, have a significantly higher risk of the most common form of diabetes, according to a new study. "By raising blood sugar and demanding that the pancreas keep pumping more … Continue reading Healthy Thursday: High-glycemic foods and Diabetes