Tag : nutrition

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Pomegranate
Kids, of all ages, parade around their schools, churches, at parties, and in neighborhoods this time of year in their home-made or store bought costumes seeking treats.  Unfortunately, most of these treats are filled with sugar, GMO’s, artificial food coloring and other chemicals I can’t even pronounce, let alone decipher what it is.  And if …
You may have noticed, when a vegetable recipe is posted here on Simply Healthy Eats, the recipe usually calls for fresh vegetables. That choice has since led to a comment about using other than fresh produce because not everyone has access to fresh produce. And a healthy debate was initiated. I’ve been of the belief …
As we discussed in a previous post about making the perfect salad, a salad can be extremely unhealthy depending upon the ingredients.  In addition, drowning an otherwise healthy salad in a high fat creamy dressing can negate the health benefits of all those wonderful, vitamin-filled  vegetables. If you aren’t ready to give up your fat …
There are those who may disagree , but salad is a wonderful thing.  In fact, it is one of my favorite foods, but just because it’s a salad, doesn’t mean that it’s healthy.  On a recent trip to a large upscale restaurant, I read the nutritional information about some of their salads, and I was …
Several people have asked about the photo in our header.  On small devices, people think that it’s a spoon with a kumquat on it.  On larger devices, it becomes apparent that the orange substance on the spoon is either sherbet or sorbet.  This realization then prompts a discussion of why we used a dessert in …
I write this while at a five day training, and I’m still managing my dietary needs, as I’m gluten, dairy and egg sensitive. Yes, I packed lots of  backup foods, not just snacks, and I’m managing quite well without having to access much of my personal food. The staff have been checking with the chef  on questionable …
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