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Recipes for the kitchen-challenged: Easy anything-goes soup

As I mentioned here, it appears that there is lots of produce in the stores, and farmers are having to destroy some of it. The recent news about supply chain problems in factories certainly bring home the message that there are a lot of steps between us and our food. Making the best of it… Continue reading Recipes for the kitchen-challenged: Easy anything-goes soup

Health

That Nutrition Thing… Skipping to the End

I've gotten really behind on telling the story of how I got to where I am in terms of health and nutrition.  I think I stopped while I was still doing Weight Watchers, which is a decade behind me now.  But here is a useful pictorial that may give you a sense of my journey.… Continue reading That Nutrition Thing… Skipping to the End

Cooking, Health, Public Health

Some Thoughts On Produce, and a Baked French Fry Recipe

When we venture to the stores, it's the frozen foods, pasta, flour, and other packaged foods that are in highest demand. The produce sections have generally been well stocked, as have the dairy sections (with some things missing at times, for sure). At the same time, there are news stories about farmers having to plow… Continue reading Some Thoughts On Produce, and a Baked French Fry Recipe

Health, Public Health, Relationships, Weight Loss

Holidays and Stress

The holidays are coming!  As Steve Kamb from Nerd Fitness put it, “Winter is coming and cake is delicious.”  We had better get ready -- because all the healthy behaviors from the rest of the year will now be put to the test.  I know they have for me, many times. MyFitnessPal graphs my weights… Continue reading Holidays and Stress

Cooking, Health, House, Public Health, Weight Loss

Health, nutrition, and our environments

I've been thinking about environment a lot. Our environments shape our choices, our moods, our thoughts. When I'm walking outside in the quiet dark of early morning, I think quiet, early morning thoughts. Add AirPods and a podcast, and I think about the subject of the podcast. Add AirPods and a meditation app, and I'm… Continue reading Health, nutrition, and our environments