Entries by Linda

Japanese Vegetable Seafood Hot Pot – Nabemono

This dish is more of a method than a recipe. Basically it involves preparing an assortment of meats, seafood, vegetables, noodles, tofu, etc, and cooking them in broth. The actual cooking time is very short and aside from selecting and cutting the ingredients, it almost makes itself. The first step is to make the broth. […]

Tasso And White Bean Gratin

This bean recipe sounds too good not to share. (Thank you Rancho Gordo for putting it where I could find it.) I’ve had beans on the brain today as I searched for fast and easy healthy recipes. Earlier I found a wonderful one for marinated white beans perfect for antipasto. (More on that later.) This […]

“What Should I Eat?”

Here’s the answer to the #1 nutrition question I get asked all the time. What you should eat depends on your own body. Unless you know what your body really needs, you are just making best guesses. Junk food aside, foods that are super healthy for one person might be the worst for another. I […]

Fish Oil For Weight Loss

Fish oil is one of the most valuable supplements there is. It contains essential long chain omega3 fatty acids (EPA & DHA). Hundreds of studies suggest that omega-3s may provide some benefits to a wide range of diseases: cancer, asthma, depression, cardiovascular disease, ADHD, and autoimmune diseases, such as rheumatoid arthritis. Fish oil  supports the […]

Top 10 Superfoods – The Key To A Vibrant Healthy Life

The term “superfood” is pretty overused these days. It’s supposed to indicate a food with a particularly high nutrient content or medicinal quality, however, it’s a term with no legal definition and can be used in a variety of ways, including as a misleading marketing tool. I’ve seen superfood lists that included items as mundane […]