diet Articles
PROSCIUTTO ROSEBUDS; the cutest appetizers ever!
Monday, December 29th, 2014 by Judy Barnes Baker
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PROSCIUTTO-WRAPPED STUFFED CANDIED KUMQUATS I've always loved bacon-wrapped dates but they are really high in sugar. In fact, dates aresugar look up "date sugar" if you don't believe it. When I was making the candied fruit for my Christmas fruitcake, I had an in... Read more
CHRISTMAS PUDDING WITH SUGAR-FREE CANDIED FRUIT
Wednesday, December 24th, 2014 by Judy Barnes Baker
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CHRISTMAS PUDDING, c 2012, JUDY BARNES BAKER I'm making several recipes with candied kumquats and cranberries for the holidays. They probably won't be up in time for you to make them this Christmas, but I'll try to take pictures so I can post them soon. Some of them will be perfe... Read more
THE WORLD TURNED UPSIDE DOWN
Monday, December 15th, 2014 by Judy Barnes Baker
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THE WORLD TURNED UPSIDE DOWN One look at the whimsical cover illustration makes it clear that this is going to be a fun read, not a dry discourse on biochemistry. Basically, The World Turned Upside Down, is the story of how we obtain energy from our environment, told by a talente... Read more
ALMOND CRISP COOKIES AND CRACKERS
Thursday, December 4th, 2014 by Judy Barnes Baker
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C 2014, ALMOND CRISPS, JUDY BARNES BAKER There are at least 12 variations, both sweet and savory, for these little crackerscookies in my book, "Nourished." They provide a little crunch for any occasion with almost no carbs. I had a request for this recipe from t... Read more
MAITAKE MUSHROOM FRIES
Thursday, December 4th, 2014 by Judy Barnes Baker
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FRESH, WILD MAITAKE MUSHROOM Maitake mushrooms Grifola fondosaare prized for their rich, woodsy flavor and meaty texture. They are also called Hen of the Woods because their feathery rosettes resemble the ruffled plumage on a speckled hen. They are popular as an ingredient in sti... Read more
SIMPLIFY YOUR HOLIDAYS: GIVE BOOKS
Saturday, November 29th, 2014 by Judy Barnes Baker
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Books make perfect gifts; you can always find something that will delight everyone on your list. Just a few clicks and your choices can be on their way, boxed, wrapped, and customized with a personal message. Amazon's Black Friday sale has sweetened the deal this year. They are o... Read more
ROAST TURKEY WITH BROWN SAUCE AND A TURKEY PRIMER
Friday, November 21st, 2014 by Judy Barnes Baker
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ROAST TURKEY, c 2012, JUDY BARNES BAKER Roast Turkey Is it really worth the effort to have a turkey that looks like a Norman Rockwell illustration Or could you be happy with one that cooks quickly and doesnt need a lot of attention but is dependably juicy, tender, flavorful, and ... Read more
FROM THE NEW YORK TIMES: A BETTER ALTERNATIVE TO STATINS?
Tuesday, November 18th, 2014 by Judy Barnes Baker
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Photo from NY Times, 1118 2014 This studywas in the headlines today. Merck finally got the results they were looking for. Note that the drug did not lower plaque build-up and that all the subjects tested were eating a low-fat lowcholesterol diet. Vytoin a combination of ezetimibe... Read more
Petition to the USDA and the DHHS: CREATE DIETARY GUIDELINES THAT WORK!
Wednesday, November 12th, 2014 by Judy Barnes Baker
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Adele Hite, of the Healthy Nation Coalition, is petitioning the agencies responsible for setting the Dietary Guidelines for Americans to give us guidelines that actually serve the American people. The advice we've been given for the last 30 plus years has been a disastrous failur... Read more
ANOTHER BENEFIT OF CHOCOLATE AND A LUSCIOUS CHOCOLATE TART
Saturday, November 1st, 2014 by Judy Barnes Baker
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CHOCOLATE TART, c 2014, JUDY BARNES BAKER CHOCOLATE We can add yet another one to the long list of benefits that come from eating chocolate. A new studyfrom Harvardfound that the flavanoids in cocoa had a remarkable effect on age related memory loss. Acontrolled, randomized trial... Read more
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