Category Archives: Healthy tips

Light menu – 8/3/17

Tonight we had dinner at a family-oriented Italian chain restaurant. Utah is not known for its great culinary scene and sometimes it is better to just go with something familiar. We start with a lightly dressed salad and I have … Continue reading

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What to eat on vacation – 7/31/17

I know, hard to believe I am on vacation again. For the next three weeks I will try to highlight what might be a good choice and what is going on behind a bad decision. Plus, when what you thought … Continue reading

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Cool salad on a hot night – 7/24/17

I made this visually stunning and delicious salad last night for dinner. The key components were a bed of arugula, diced watermelon and roasted golden beet, a variety of chunked heirloom tomatoes, and crumbled feta. It is dressed with a … Continue reading

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Balance your plate – 7/19/17

Ideas keep changing about how we should eat. I think balanced is probably the best way. But the proportions towards that balance have also changed. I used to make my plate in thirds – protein, complex carbohydrate, and vegetable. These … Continue reading

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Help! There’s too much food in my order – 7/17/17

Today is our anniversary and we spent the day up in the Sonoma Valley doing a little celebrating. We stopped for lunch and, Help! There’s too much food in my order! ¬†For those of you who are trying to control … Continue reading

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Vegetarian balance meal – 7/13/17

Last night I had a burger and I am not apologizing but I do need to balance out that meal calorie-wise and ecologically. So tonight we made a vegan chickpea, ditalini, and vegetable stew. I make this frequently but I … Continue reading

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Home on the range – 7/10/17

I am home again from my travels to Norway and beyond! I wish I could have posted more of what we had to eat while we were away but the WiFi did not lend itself to much in the way … Continue reading

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