All Recipes and Posts Tagged protein

White Bean and Kale Chili

White Bean And Kale Chili

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White Bean And Kale Chili or soup is based on my recipe for Spicy Vegetarian ...

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Facts and Fantasies About Chia Seeds

By: | Comments Off on Facts and Fantasies About Chia Seeds | On: April 24, 2015 | Category : Caveat Emptor, Diet, General Information, Health Benefits, Marketing

Bowl of chia seeds

Want to lose weight, boost your energy level, and be a stud or goddess in bed? Add miracle chia seeds to your daily diet. That was a recent claim by  a “nutrition expert.” Just add a tablespoon of chia seeds to your smoothie or oatmeal and you can expect miracles. Chia... more

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Protein Facts and Fiction

By: | Comments Off on Protein Facts and Fiction | On: December 8, 2014 | Category : Caveat Emptor, Marketing

Want to look like a bodybuilder with six pack abs? The secret is adding more protein to your diet. At least, that is what websites and companies manufacturing and marketing protein powders, drinks, and bars want you to believe. I’m not sure how six pack abs came into being. Most... more

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Accentuate The Positive, Eliminate The Negative

By: | Comments Off on Accentuate The Positive, Eliminate The Negative | On: August 14, 2014 | Category : Caveat Emptor, Dining Out, General Information

Steak Restaurant Ad

Restaurant and food manufacturer marketing departs are always coming up with new ideas to get people into their restaurant or buy their products even when they are not as healthy as they claim. Here is a recent ad for a national chain steak restaurant. What parent doesn’t want their child... more

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Lentil Soup

By: | Comments Off on Lentil Soup | On: December 19, 2012 | Category : Fiber, Health Benefits, Soup

Homemade Lentil Soup

Vegetable and legume soups are an excellent way of adding vegetables and fiber to our diet. Lentil soup is higher in calories than vegetable soups. One cup (8 oz., 240ml) has about 200 calories versus 100 calories or less for vegetable soups. But lentils are high in protein and fiber.... more

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