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Month: April 2017

Elevated Blood Sugar

Elevated Blood Sugar

  This post is in honor of a friend of mine.  He recently was told by his doctor that his blood sugar levels were high.  In other words- he is pre-diabetic.  Blood sugar, or glucose, helps us to survive.  It’s the nutrient our brains run on, as well as muscle.  We need a steady glucose load to keep our bodies running.  But the emphasis here should be on the word “steady”.  Too low or too high equals too dangerous. Our…

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Curried Brussels Sprout Chips

Curried Brussels Sprout Chips

  Lately I have had a fascination with curry.  A friend of mine turned me on to Indian spices and ever since I have been experimenting with different combinations.  Cardamom is a particular favorite, and of course turmeric is added often for all of its healthy goodness.   Tonight, while chopping Brussels sprouts for dinner, I collected all the lost leaves and set them aside.  While my dinner was roasting in the oven, I tossed the loose sprout leaves in…

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Cooking Nutritiously for One Class

Cooking Nutritiously for One Class

This Thursday, April 6,  I will be at Beinhauer Funeral Homes in McMurray, PA to give a talk about how to eat healthfully on a small scale.  Come join me for ways to eat high quality, nutritious meals even when it’s just you!  There will be tips and tricks, handouts, and samples to be eaten.  Please come on out and see how easy it can be to eat well.  Food is nutrition, food is life- let’s make it enjoyable too!…

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