Jovina cooks Italian: Seafood and Vegetable Grill with Green Goddess Marinade
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Jovina cooks Italian: Seafood and Vegetable Grill with Green Goddess Marinade

  Seafood On The Grill Tonight August 19, 2016 Tips On Grilling Shellfish The flavor of shellfish benefits significantly from grilling. Removing the shellfish from the grill before they become too well done and rubbery is the biggest challenge. Watching closely for shellfish to turn opaque (non-transparent), removing them from the grill and serving them immediately … Continue reading

Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics ask for changes in nutrition advice
health / politics

Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics ask for changes in nutrition advice

The USA  based Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics submitted comments supporting the scientific process used by the Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee in drafting its recommendations for the 2015 Dietary Guidelines for Americans. The Academy’s recommendations to the Departments of Agriculture and Health and Human Services include: 1) Supporting the DGAC in its decision to drop … Continue reading

Dana Carpender: What do you eat on a typical day?
Food / Guest posts / Low Carb Lifestyle / Uncategorized

Dana Carpender: What do you eat on a typical day?

Dana Carpender, author of several low carb cookbooks, generously gave her time to be interviewed for this blog site. Over several posts she will be sharing her wisdom about the low carb lifestyle. My first question: What do you eat on a typical day Dana? Honestly? Leftovers. 🙂 What with trying recipes, and only two … Continue reading

Invigorate your taste buds with spice rubs
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Invigorate your taste buds with spice rubs

  Many of the world’s greatest culinary discoveries were made serendipitously. But very few had greater impact than the discovery of using spices to flavor and preserve food. Anthropologists have shown that thousands of years ago, our hunter-gatherer ancestors would often wrap their kill in leaves and bark to preserve and transport the contents inside. Only … Continue reading

Five types of mindless eating. Do these habits sabotage your weight goals?
Food / Uncategorized / weight loss

Five types of mindless eating. Do these habits sabotage your weight goals?

Dr Brian Wansink is a behavioural economist who studies people’s behaviour around food. Specifically he is interested in how the environment can be manipulated to support or sabotage weight loss efforts. In an interview for Diabetes in Control at the ADA conference in 2012 he outlined the five areas in which we tend to eat … Continue reading