Healthy Thursday: Low-Calorie vs Low-Carb vs Low-Fat

Everyone wants to be at their healthiest or to lose weight, but experts disagree on what is best. Indeed, there are as many diets, meal plans, health plans to follow as there are people in the world. What is agreed upon, is no matter which one follows, you lose weight (expect for the wild and…… Continue reading Healthy Thursday: Low-Calorie vs Low-Carb vs Low-Fat

First Friday Free Recipe: GUMBO

Apologies for posting the free recipe late this month but I believe you’ll forgive me as I was getting over Metapnuemovirus . Now, onto the post. From the Chapter introduction to Soups, “Simple, Healthy, Fresh 1.0”: I love soups!  Soups are a best friend to diabetics and those looking to lose weight. You control what…… Continue reading First Friday Free Recipe: GUMBO

Healthy Thursday: Healthy Cooking

  In last week’s post, I asked ‘what is health?’  and I responded it’s healthy cooking/eating and healthy exercise. Of course, that is the basic understanding. There are so many factors that go into ‘health’, that I could not possibly explain it in one little post.  Taking care of oneself, to the best of their…… Continue reading Healthy Thursday: Healthy Cooking

New Weekly Post: Healthy Thursday!

    Welcome to Healthy Thursday! I decided to start the weekly Thursday postings about health, to supplement my healthy First Friday Free Recipes from my cookbook series, “Simple, Healthy, Fresh”, book 1 available now (see tab above) and book 2 coming out Summer 2013. What is health?  Health is what you put into your…… Continue reading New Weekly Post: Healthy Thursday!

Eye of Newt and Toe of Frog: Finally Starting the Cookbook

Never did writing a cookbook enter my mind when I was cooking healthy and low-carb.After getting bad news about my health years ago, I decided to start cooking healthy.  My instructions were low-carb, low-fat, low-sodium, to start with.  My first cookbook I read from introduction to last recipe was The Little Big Vegetarian Book, then…… Continue reading Eye of Newt and Toe of Frog: Finally Starting the Cookbook

The key to weight loss? Calories.

Calorie Scale Some previous studies have found that low carbohydrate diets like Atkins work better than a traditional low-fat diet. But the new research found that the key to losing weight boiled down to a basic rule — calories in, calories out.     “The hidden secret is it doesn’t matter if you focus on…… Continue reading The key to weight loss? Calories.

Low-carb, low-calorie Diet Tricks

Gazpacho When it comes to weight loss, some calories count more than others. In a yearlong study of overweight people on a reduced-calorie diet, those enjoying soup each day lost more weight than people who got the same number of calories from other foods eaten for lunch or snacks. The reason the soup-eaters lost more is…… Continue reading Low-carb, low-calorie Diet Tricks