Recipes and Posts Tagged protein

Creamy Pasta And Mushrooms


Many fad diet plans eliminate white pasta for overweight and obese Americans. The rational is refined white pasta can cause blood glucose (sugar) spikes. That’s true if you eat a plate of pasta without sauce or any other foods. This simple Creamy Pasta And Mushroom recipe provides 5 grams of ...

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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 White Bean Chili. You can make this recipe as mild or as hot as you like by adjusting the amount and type of chili peppers used. If you are used to eating mild foods, you ...

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Facts and Fantasies About Chia Seeds

By: Daniel | Comments Off on Facts and Fantasies About Chia Seeds | | Category: Caveat Emptor, Diet, General Information, Health Benefits, Marketing | Tags : , ,

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: Daniel | Comments Off on Protein Facts and Fiction | | Category: Caveat Emptor, Marketing | Tags : , ,

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: Daniel | Comments Off on Accentuate The Positive, Eliminate The Negative | | Category: Caveat Emptor, Dining Out, General Information | Tags : , ,

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: Daniel | Comments Off on Lentil Soup | | Category: Fiber, Health Benefits, Soup | Tags : , , ,

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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